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First Friday Ethics (June 2021)

Need ethics credit? We’ve got you covered! UT Law CLE’s First Friday Ethics streams live every first Friday of the month, and features some of our best ethics speakers and presentations for a total of 3.00 hrs ethics credit. Fulfill your entire annual ethics requirement in Texas in one day!   This month includes: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Ethics of Technology in Law Practice: What Lawyers Need to Know (Replay) Consider ethical issues presented by the ever-changing uses of technology in the practice of law including on-line client meetings, meta-cleaning, social media problems and solutions, and your obligation to save information transmitted by texts or other media forms that are not typically auto-saved and archived.   11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics)  Ethics Issues and the Legislature (Replay) Every attorney should know the answer to the question, "Who do I work for?" In his presentation, Jon Heining will explore how difficult it is for legislative attorneys to answer this question. In addition, Jon will discuss some general considerations that every attorney should consider when working with legislators and legislative staff. Jon Heining, Texas Legislative Council, Austin, TX 12:20 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Elimination of Bias (Replay) So much of the practice of law involves decision-making and convincing others to make better decisions based upon fact rather than emotion. This course is intended to guide attendees to appreciate how they involuntarily make decisions and guide them to recognize and prevent bias.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 3.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • First Friday Ethics (June 2021)
    4.13 out of 5 stars
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First Friday Ethics (May 2021)

Need ethics credit? We’ve got you covered! UT Law CLE’s First Friday Ethics streams live every first Friday of the month, and features some of our best ethics speakers and presentations for a total of 3.00 hrs ethics credit. Fulfill your entire annual ethics requirement in Texas in one day!   This month includes: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Avoiding Malpractice (REPLAY) To reduce your sleepless nights and help you keep your law license, this session will discuss case scenarios illustrating key strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the ever-changing landscape of immigration practice. Charles Herring Jr., Herring & Panzer, L.L.P. - Austin, TX 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Conflicts of Interest in Renewable Energy (REPLAY) Using hypotheticals, this interactive presentation will address conflicts of interest that can arise when renewable energy deal participants arrange for a joint representation, enter into a common interest agreement, create a joint venture, or otherwise work together. Tom Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP, Tysons, VA 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Is Your Bot Bigoted? The Looming Risks of Bias in AI and ML Join Heather and Amit as they explore the basics of AI and ML, the challenges in avoiding bias in these technologies, the current landscape of legal claims, and best practices for avoiding liability and harm. Join us to learn about this growing area, even if you are new to the world of AI and ML. Heather Meeker, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Menlo Park, CA Amit Itai, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Menlo Park, CA

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 3.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2022
  • First Friday Ethics (May 2021)
    3.92 out of 5 stars
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    So nice to be able to do this at home. Immigration was especially interesting!

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Is Your Bot Bigoted? The Looming Risks of Bias in AI and ML

Join Heather and Amit as they explore the basics of AI and ML, the challenges in avoiding bias in these technologies, the current landscape of legal claims, and best practices for avoiding liability and harm. Join us to learn about this growing area, even if you are new to the world of AI and ML.

Includes: Video Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2022
  • Is Your Bot Bigoted? The Looming Risks of Bias in AI and ML
    4.5 out of 5 stars
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    Good course. Somewhat difficult to figure out how to download to ipad.

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Hooked on CLE: June 2021

Session 1: Building a Disaster Plan for Your Law Practice - Join Hannah Dyal as she explores: is your law firm ready for a disaster and how to prepare. This presentation will give firms and solo practitioners tips for how to begin building a disaster plan for their law practice.  Session 2: Dram Shop Cases: When the Bar Causes the Crash - There’s an extra party that often belongs in the car crash case—a dram shop that overserved one of the drivers. Session 3: Fixing Real Estate Headaches: Deeds, Trusts, and Title Issues - An overview of how to identify and address real estate issues unique to estate planners such erroneous deeds (possibly from years ago), chain of title errors, lost trusts, and more. Session 4: Analyzing Your Contract Through the Eyes of a Litigator and Jury - Examine the common causes of action coming out of a breach of contract, review the state statutory and case law regarding common contract provisions, and understand different perspectives of the transactional attorney and the litigator on the same agreement so that you can ask and answer important questions that may change the drafting of the agreement in the first place. Session 5: Too Many Entities - As more “deals” are put together, more entities are used to facilitate the “deal." Assess the huge liability risk for clients and lawyers if litigation is the end result.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2022
  • Hooked on CLE: June 2021
    3.58 out of 5 stars
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    on point and delivered effectively

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Negotiating and Drafting Accommodation Agreements in the Oil and Gas Industry with Wind and Solar Companies

A brief discussion of the basic elements of a comprehensive accommodation agreement, which shall include pitfalls to avoid in drafting such agreements, as well as an overview of typical accommodation issues and how best to resolve them.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2022
  • Negotiating and Drafting Accommodation Agreements in the Oil and Gas Industry with Wind and Solar Companies
    4.38 out of 5 stars
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2021 Legislative Updates and Outlook for Renewable Energy

A panel discussion of anticipated key renewable energy related issues likely to be considered during the upcoming legislative sessions in Texas, Oklahoma, California and other key states.

Includes: Video Audio

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • 2021 Legislative Updates and Outlook for Renewable Energy
    2.88 out of 5 stars
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ALTA Title Matters: Texas vs. Other States

Other state practices and ALTA title forms and endorsements differ often significantly from Texas. A discussion and dialogue regarding those differences.

Includes: Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • ALTA Title Matters: Texas vs. Other States
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Bordering on the Edge: Multijurisdictional Practice Issues for Inside and Outside Counsel

None of us has a practice that is confined to a single state. We’re all working on matters across the country all the time. Our clients need our knowledge and experience, and there’s certainly nothing wrong in handling deals in other states where we’re not licensed as long as we have some involvement by a local lawyer, right? Wait! Are you really sure that this is the right “ethical” answer? Nationally-renowned speaker Mike Rubin, with his unique blend of scholarship and humor and with one of the most unusual multimedia presentations you’ll ever see, will challenge your thinking, raise issues to ponder, and give you something to smile about.

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Bordering on the Edge: Multijurisdictional Practice Issues for Inside and Outside Counsel
    4.04 out of 5 stars
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    I think we should avoid things like confederate flags and sexist platitutdes in our CLEs.

    Great course

    Great overview. Thank you for the insights.

    Informative and well organized

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Capturing the Renewable Energy Potential of Landfill and Brownfield Sites

Explore the use of landfill sites and sites with a history of industrial use, including Brownfield and Superfund sites, for the production of renewable energy, including solar power installations and landfill gas-to-energy projects, focusing on environmental considerations associated with siting renewable projects at these sites. 

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Capturing the Renewable Energy Potential of Landfill and Brownfield Sites
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Corporate PPAs

The power markets have evolved with more corporate buyers helping the transition to a clean energy future.  Examine the virtual PPA structure and discuss key differences and concerns involved with Corporate offtake structures. 

Includes: Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Corporate PPAs
    2.25 out of 5 stars
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Energy Insecurity and Other Issues for Underserved Communities

Hear a review of how energy costs impact low income communities and how certain policies or lack thereof impact those same communities. Also explore recent policy changes including the COVID energy relief program in Texas and other policies that affect retail energy providers and their vulnerable residential customers in Texas. 

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Energy Insecurity and Other Issues for Underserved Communities
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Energy Storage: FERC Action and Project Considerations

Session 1: FERC Action on Energy Storage: Where We’ve Come From, Where We’re Going - The past 5 years have seen a sea change in the deployment and electricity market participation of energy storage resources. This session will frame the key barriers to storage deployment, review major policy developments at FERC, and look ahead to the set of market issues to come in a post-Order 841 world. Session 2: Utility-Scale Battery Storage - Revenue Streams and Project Considerations - In this moderated discussion with the CEOs of two leading stand-alone energy storage developers, we will explore the revenue streams being pursued in different ISOs and the types of offtake agreements that can be utilized for stand-alone energy storage.  We will also discuss other considerations in project development and financing tied to revenue generation such as siting, interconnection, procurement, and finance structures.   Session 3: Alternatives to Renewables – Carbon Capture & Storage/ Waste to Energy - A fireside chat on renewable fuels opportunities (LCFS and RIN program focused) coupled with carbon capture and sequestration opportunities (Section 45Q). You’ll hear about projects in each area: biogas, plastics to fuels (+), hydrogen, carbon capture and gasification could benefit from current incentives and proposed legislation designed to further advance these types of projects.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Energy Storage: FERC Action and Project Considerations
    3.33 out of 5 stars
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ERCOT and the Changing Landscape for the Renewable Energy Market (2021)

Session 1: Changing Landscape for Development in the ERCOT Market - Discuss the development of new resources, deployment of new technologies, and implementation of new regulatory requirements in the ERCOT market. Session 2: ERCOT Panel - As the resource mix of generation in development changes, we encounter both challenges like limitations of the existing transmission grid and the fluctuating reserve margin, as well as opportunities to continue to advance the market like real-time co-optimization and integration of battery energy storage projects. Explore how ERCOT and utilities coordinate to integrate new technology onto the grid and the opportunities and challenges they see in planning as the grid rapidly changes. Session 3: CleanTX—A Goal for 50% Renewable Energy in ERCOT by 2030 - Discussion of CleanTX’s Strategic Plan initiatives that support achievement of the member-shared Vision to achieve 50% renewable energy in Texas by 2030, including annual GridNEXT conference topics such as West Texas Deliverability and Constraints, Grid Scale Storage, and Electrified Transport as well as monthly webinar topics ranging from emerging clean energy technologies to Texas and Federal Legislation.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • ERCOT and the Changing Landscape for the Renewable Energy Market (2021)
    4 out of 5 stars
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Renewable Energy Sector Trends in Financial Terms, Debt, and Equity Parties

An update on the status of the financing market, construction debt and tax equity, for renewable energy assets in the context of a Biden administration and the impact of COVID.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Renewable Energy Sector Trends in Financial Terms, Debt, and Equity Parties
    5 out of 5 stars
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Solar Projects and Trends

Session 1: Trends in Community Solar - Community solar is the fastest growing segment of the solar industry. According to SEIA there were 2.5 GW of community solar projects installed over the last ten years, with an additional 3.4 GW expected in the next five years. This session will cover the basic structure of the community solar markets and will explore the trends that are driving such rapid growth throughout the country. Session 2: Mineral and Other Competing Land Rights Issues on Solar Projects - Insights into considerations for siting and developing a solar facility on land with competing minerals, timber, farming or other land use activities.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Solar Projects and Trends
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What the COVID Outbreak Can Teach Use About Force Majeure in Mineral Project Contracts

Discussion focused on the proliferation of Force Majeure claims due to the COVID-19 crisis, and considerations to take into account when drafting material project contracts in the future.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • What the COVID Outbreak Can Teach Use About Force Majeure in Mineral Project Contracts
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What’s New?: 2021 Federal Energy Policy Updates and Recent Decisions

Session 1: What's New—Federal Energy Updates - Hear a lively update on developments affecting the renewable energy market. Session 2: Federal Energy Panel Discussion - A new president and Congress take office in January.  A group of key participants in the renewable energy policy debates discusses the many issues in play in Washington, including tax credit extensions, import tariffs, carbon pricing, transmission, offshore wind, standalone storage, green hydrogen and more. Session 3: Issues and Compliance for Renewable Projects relating to Executive Order on Securing the US Bulk Power System - Executive Order 13920 is intended to address national security threats by foreign adversaries to the U.S. bulk-power system. Explore challenges facing developers posed by the Executive Order’s restrictions on sourcing of power system equipment.  Session 4: PURPA: Tales of My Death Have Been (Somewhat) Exaggerated - One FERC Commissioner’s “modernization” is another Commissioner’s “gutting,” but the reality is PURPA is not dead and it remains more than a shell of its former self.  The actual impact of the Final Rule on renewable resources generally will be dependent on many factors, including most importantly, state implementation of the reforms and other state renewable policies.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • What’s New?: 2021 Federal Energy Policy Updates and Recent Decisions
    4 out of 5 stars
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Wind and Solar Leases

Session 1: Wind vs. Solar Lease - Review the similarities and differences between wind leases and solar leases, along with a discussion on the traits of wind projects and solar projects which should be considered when drafting leases. Session 2: An Overview of Key Provisions in Solar EPC Agreements - The engineering, procurement, and construction contract is a critical agreement in the development of solar energy projects. Dive into an overview of some of the key provisions in these types of agreements from the perspectives of the owner, contractor and financing parties.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Wind and Solar Leases
    4 out of 5 stars
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Answer Bar: Navigating a Renewable Energy Project

Session 1: Off Take Essentials- Hear a high-level summary of various offtake structures common in renewable energy transactions in the United States. Cover basic contract terms, customer types and market drivers for contract structures. Session 2: Renewable Energy Financing Essentials - Get an overview of the different types of financing available during the lifecycle of a renewables project.  Session 3: Renewable Energy Project Development Essentials - Learn about the fundamentals of renewable energy project development, from real estate and permitting to regulatory considerations. Session 4: Credit Support for Renewable Energy Projects - Explanation of types of credit support for various purposes during renewable energy project development and operation, and pros and cons of each, including escrow deposits, letters of credit, bonds, and guaranties.  Session 5: What's New—Federal Energy Updates - Hear a lively update on developments affecting the renewable energy market. Session 6: Issues and Compliance for Renewable Projects relating to Executive Order on Securing the US Bulk Power System - Executive Order 13920 is intended to address national security threats by foreign adversaries to the U.S. bulk-power system. Explore challenges facing developers posed by the Executive Order’s restrictions on sourcing of power system equipment. Session 7: FERC Action on Energy Storage: Where We’ve Come From, Where We’re Going - The past 5 years have seen a sea change in the deployment and electricity market participation of energy storage resources. This session will frame the key barriers to storage deployment, review major policy developments at FERC, and look ahead to the set of market issues to come in a post-Order 841 world. Session 8: Utility-Scale Battery Storage - Revenue Streams and Project Considerations - In this moderated discussion with the CEOs of two leading stand-alone energy storage developers, we will explore the revenue streams being pursued in different ISOs and the types of offtake agreements that can be utilized for stand-alone energy storage.  We will also discuss other considerations in project development and financing tied to revenue generation such as siting, interconnection, procurement, and finance structures.   Session 9: “Boilerplate” Clauses in Wind Lease Agreements - What lawyers should know about common “boilerplate” clauses in wind lease agreements including insurance provisions, indemnity provisions, lender protections, estoppel clauses, and assignment clauses. Session 10: An Overview of Key Provisions in Solar EPC Agreements - The engineering, procurement, and construction contract is a critical agreement in the development of solar energy projects. Dive into an overview of some of the key provisions in these types of agreements from the perspectives of the owner, contractor and financing parties. Session 11: Title and Survey Essentials: State Variances / Wind and Solar Distinguished - Discuss the variances across state lines in title insurance practice and surveys for renewable energy projects, from available risk mitigation endorsements to pricing. Learn the differences in title risks and concerns in utility scale wind projects versus solar projects. Session 12: Mineral and Other Competing Land Rights Issues on Solar Projects - Insights into considerations for siting and developing a solar facility on land with competing minerals, timber, farming or other land use activities. Session 13: Innovative Insurance and Risk Management Products and Emerging Trends in the Renewables Sector - Whether you’re looking to finance projects utilizing prototypical equipment and emerging technologies, create synthetic PPAs, or de-risk M&A transactions or tax positions, a host of commercially available products are available to facilitate your strategic goals in an ever changing insurance marketplace. Discuss examples of how various insurance and risk management products have transferred risk and reduced uncertainties that can stand in the way of developing, financing, acquiring or divesting projects utilizing a variety of renewable energy technologies. Session 14: Conflicts of Interest in Renewable Energy - Using hypotheticals, this interactive presentation will address conflicts of interest that can arise when renewable energy deal participants arrange for a joint representation, enter into a common interest agreement, create a joint venture, or otherwise work together.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.25 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2022
  • Answer Bar: Navigating a Renewable Energy Project
    4.31 out of 5 stars
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$295   Add to Cart
Hooked on CLE: April 2021

THIS MONTH: Both Sides Now: When Lawyers Go Too Far • Energy Insecurity and Other Issues for Underserved Communities • Late-in-Life Bankruptcies • Investigations in the C-Suite • Emerging, Disruptive, Game-Changing Technology

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2022
  • Hooked on CLE: April 2021
    3.81 out of 5 stars
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    Well done, but an odd mixture of topics.

    I especially liked Dana Harmon's presentation about energy for underserved communities. Looking for more courses about equity and systems that impact underserved communities. Also, Investigations in the C-Suite presenter was excellent.

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