Blockchain Business Opportunities and Regulatory Pitfalls

Hear the latest blockchain use cases across industries together with the legal and regulatory issues in-house counsel need to consider in M&A, strategic investments, or new product development. This presentation includes understanding how blockchain is being used for things like  user incentive plans, payment systems, digital collectibles (NFTs), and tokenizing anything from physical goods to equity securities; examining how peer-to-peer digital asset transactions are powering decentralized finance (DeFi) products and services such as decentralized exchanges, lending platforms, and decentralized insurance; navigating blockchain due diligence considerations from a regulatory, operational, and commercial perspective; and evaluating digital assets in corporate governance matters or on a company’s financial statements, including public company disclosure obligations.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Blockchain Business Opportunities and Regulatory Pitfalls
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​Cultural Divide: Mock Negotiation of a Strategic Acquisition of a Private-Equity-Backed Company

“Why the hell would I do that?” said the headscratching corporate buyer faced with a PE seller… and vice versa. Miles's Law (Where You Stand Depends On Where You Sit) is never truer than when corporate and PE players are facing off. With their trademark brand of mock negotiation, our panelists will highlight key differences in what matters or doesn’t depending on the nature of the party…as well as practical tips to bridge very real cultural divides that could make or break a deal. 

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    ​Cultural Divide: Mock Negotiation of a Strategic Acquisition of a Private-Equity-Backed Company
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Deal Ethics

Explore some of the less talked about but thornier ethical issues facing law firms representing multiple clients who regularly buy and sell companies, including how far a firm can proceed in representing more than one potential buyer engaged in bidding on a company being auctioned off, as well as how a law firm protects itself from inadvertently representing a potential buyer of a company when it is also representing the seller.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Deal Ethics
    4.39 out of 5 stars
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    Really enjoyed the hypothetical scenario presentation style.

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Energy Investments: Teaching Old Tricks to New Dogs and New Tricks to Old Dogs

As the need for capital lures family offices and other non-traditional investors into the oil patch, there are nuanced deal terms of which such investors should be wary. Similarly, ESG and renewables opportunities surrounding the energy sector present some traps of which even the most sophisticated oil & gas investor should be wary. This panel provides an overview of these tricky issues as well as nuts-and-bolts drafting tips.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Energy Investments: Teaching Old Tricks to New Dogs and New Tricks to Old Dogs
    4.67 out of 5 stars
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    excellent

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Games People Play: Purchase Price Adjustments, Earnouts and Other Valuation Drivers

How to ensure that post-closing valuation matters, from purchase price adjustments to contingent additional consideration, are structured as a fair and equitable true-up of, or increase in, agreed value and not a back door re-negotiation of the purchase price.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Games People Play: Purchase Price Adjustments, Earnouts and Other Valuation Drivers
    3.94 out of 5 stars
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Indemnification in Uninsured M&A Deals

A panel of M&A and litigation veterans unpacks critical issues arising under regular-way indemnification clauses in technically and structurally challenging situations.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Indemnification in Uninsured M&A Deals
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Lessons Learned from the Most Heavily Litigated Deal Provisions

Wanna fight? Some acquisition agreement terms seem to cause more post-closing disputes than others. A group of experienced deal lawyers and litigators, with a RWI provider, will identify those terms and provide tips on what to do in the acquisition agreement to minimize the potential for disputes and the impact of any dispute.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Lessons Learned from the Most Heavily Litigated Deal Provisions
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RWI and Other Transactional Insurances: M&A Risk Allocation Opportunities

Transactional insurances continue to provide planning opportunities for M&A practitioners in allocating indemnification risk and resolving deal sticking points in transactions. Hear an in-depth discussion of the various types and current terms of these insurances, their effect on due diligence, how insurance companies view these insurances (including what to expect during the underwriting call) and purchase agreement drafting traps for the unwary.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    RWI and Other Transactional Insurances: M&A Risk Allocation Opportunities
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SPAC-tacular…or Not?

What are the hot topics lawyers are facing today on de-SPAC mergers? And how have those issues changed over time? What are regulators focusing on? Where does the SPAC market go from here? The SPAC world is currently a series of question marks. Hear a group of seasoned practitioners discuss some of the key SPAC questions of the day.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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Traps for the Conventional M&A Thinker

Simply stated: anyone that thinks they know more than enough law to practice transactional work is probably wrong and should attend this presentation.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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Mergers and Acquisitions of Private Companies: Recent Developments and Post-Acquisition Integration

Session 1: Mergers and Acquisitions of Private Companies: Recent Developments in Deal Terms and an Overview of SPAC Transaction Structure - Discussion of key issues in private company mergers and acquisitions, including best practices in due diligence, use of representation and warranty insurance, and an overview of structuring a SPAC transaction. The discussion includes the perspectives of internal counsel and outside M&A counsel. Session 2: Mergers and Acquisitions of Private Companies: Post-Acquisition Integration - Discussion from internal and outside counsel on the importance of M&A integration, including process, best practices, and the role counsel plays in identifying issues.  

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
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    Mergers and Acquisitions of Private Companies: Recent Developments and Post-Acquisition Integration
    4.31 out of 5 stars
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Big Telehealth Consolidation and Telehealth Transactions

UpHealth Holdings, Inc. recently announced its impending merger with GigCapital2, Inc, a SPAC (special purpose acquisition company). This transaction involved the acquisition by UpHealth of five operating companies, one of which was the cross-border acquisition of an Indian target, and several involved extensive healthcare licensing and regulatory complexities. This transaction is an example of the consolidation occurring in the healthcare industry. This panel will discuss legal issues unique to telehealth in the start-up and emerging growth company space.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
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    Big Telehealth Consolidation and Telehealth Transactions
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Getting Deals Done: New Players in the Market for Healthcare Transactions

Explore how healthcare transactions have been impacted by the pandemic, how transaction deal terms have adapted to the market, and what the transactional landscape may look like post-COVID-19. Discussion includes health system transactions and physician practice acquisitions.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
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Hooked on CLE: February 2021

THIS MONTH: Me? Biased? Studying Implicit Bias and How it Affects Your Decisions • The Surprising Possibility of Student Loan Discharges • Consulting a Consultant: How to Choose One and Perhaps Become One • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments • Dealmaking in a Distressed Energy Market, aka "It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again"

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2023
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    Hooked on CLE: February 2021
    4.26 out of 5 stars
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    Good presenters!

    The implicit bias course was incredibly interesting

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Dealmaking in a Distressed Energy Market, aka “It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again”

The commodity cycle has turned again, and viciously this time. Bankruptcies and restructurings are plentiful, and transacting in this environment is challenging. Explore issues facing sellers in a distressed market, landmines for buyers to avoid and alternative structures that have emerged as a result of the stress & distress in energy markets.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Dealmaking in a Distressed Energy Market, aka “It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again”
    4.37 out of 5 stars
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    VERY Difficult to read any slides. Speakers were knowledgeable and practical. i enjoyed the presentation.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Fraud Carveouts and Other Traps for the Conventional Thinker
    4.74 out of 5 stars
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    Excellent practical advice.

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Getting Deals Done: Lessons Learned from COVID-19…So Far

COVID-19 has prompted dealmakers to shake-up their approaches to doing deals and fine-tune their transaction agreements. Hear from seasoned practitioners on how deals are getting done, important issues to spot and key clauses to include in deal documents to avoid pitfalls and give clients the edge.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Getting Deals Done: Lessons Learned from COVID-19…So Far
    4.59 out of 5 stars
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    Excellent Panel and Moderator

    really great and interesting course, especially after having just gone through a major M&A transaction during Covid myself.

    Great insights into this rapidly changing landscape created by COVID.

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Opportunistic M&A: Key Considerations For Today’s Distressed Deal

With the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the gyrating stock market, and unprecedented amounts of dry powder for financial sponsors, there is a unique opportunity for distressed M&A. Hear insights into dealmaking in the current environment, including an overview of types of distressed opportunities and practical tips for advising your sell-side and buy-side clients from both a legal and financial advisor perspective.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Opportunistic M&A: Key Considerations For Today’s Distressed Deal
    4.54 out of 5 stars
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    Excellent

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The Art of M&A Negotiations: Cartoon Showcase

With the aid of a humorous series of animated M&A negotiating cartoons, the panelists illustrate and comment on the often contentious battles between buyers and sellers in the negotiation of several key provisions in the definitive acquisition agreement. Among the controversial provisions highlighted are the “10b-5” representation, the "consequential damages" waiver and the “accuracy of representations” condition.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    The Art of M&A Negotiations: Cartoon Showcase
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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2022
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    Private Equity Guide - COVID-19: Private Equity Firms and Portfolio Companies.
    4.33 out of 5 stars
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