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Pricing Per On Demand CLE

$29.95 MSBA MEMBERS
$64.95 NON-MSBA MEMBERS

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Business and Corporate Law CLEs

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Banking Bad | Legal Issues and Considerations when Lending to the Cannabis Industry

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

This CLE will look at lending and banking issues related to the cannabis industry as it evolves into a regulated agribusiness. The CLE will focus on banking, regulatory and secured lending issues and considerations associated with making loans to the regulated cannabis industry.

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  • Consumer Protection
  • Business Law
Bankruptcy Requirements for SBA 7(a) and PPP Loans

1.0 Standard CLE Credits

When representing SBA lenders in bankruptcy, it is imperative to understand the requirements upon lenders in order to maintain a lender’s SBA guaranty.  This presentation will address what steps to take when handling SBA loans, including PPP loans, in bankruptcy and address certain amendments to the bankruptcy law in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Business Law
Donor Advised Funds and Proposed Disclosure Requirements in Minnesota

1.0 Standard CLE Credit 

This presentation will give a history and overview of donor advised funds (DAF) and how they are currently regulated. The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits has proposed an amendment to Minnesota’s Supervision of Charitable Trusts and Trustees Act which would require charitable trusts transferring funds to DAFs to include in their annual trust filing with the office of the attorney general an itemized list of all grants and contributions made or approved for future payment during the year from that DAF.  The purpose behind this amendment would be to increase transparency and encourage compliance with restrictions on the funds even after transfer.

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  • Business Law
Investing in US Businesses by Foreign Persons | Common Business and Tax Considerations

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

This program is sponsored by the MSBA International Business Law Section.
The United States remains one of the most attractive markets for foreign direct investment in the world. At the same time, a foreign person who wishes to invest in a U.S. business has to navigate through an intricate web of state entity and business laws and comply with the most complicated tax system in the world.

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  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
IRS Voluntary Disclosure Options for U.S. Owners of a Foreign Business

1.5 Standard CLE Credits

A failure of a U.S. owner of a foreign business to properly comply with his U.S. international tax reporting obligations may result in the imposition of draconian IRS penalties.  In such situations, a timely utilization of one of the IRS offshore voluntary disclosure options may significantly reduce and even completely eliminate IRS penalties.

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  • Business Law
Let’s Discuss Trademark Rights for Businesses and How to Protect Them

1.0 Standard CLE credit

A discussion on trademarks for businesses. This will be geared toward learning and understanding the role that trademarks have in a business, including considerations in choosing a trademark, what is protectable, how rights are established and maintained, how to protect the trademarks you own and proper usage.

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  • Business Law
Minnesota Workouts and Foreclosures

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

The current economic upheaval will likely lead to an increase in distressed properties and real estate loans.  While some troubled loans can be worked out short of foreclosure, others will head into formal foreclosure processes.  This seminar will provide a refresher on workouts, foreclosure alternatives, receiverships, and foreclosures.

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  • Business Law
New Chapter 13 Plan

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Effective January 1, 2022 the District of Minnesota updated the model Chapter 13 plan. The presentation will discuss the major changes in the new Chapter 13 plan that impact your clients whether they are creditors or debtors.  This CLE will discuss the practical application of the new plan along with sample calculations. 

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  • Business Law
Non-Debtor Agreements in Bankruptcy

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

In this presentation, we will discuss key terms, new case law developments, and common issues that come up in bankruptcy cases related to intercreditor agreements, subordination agreements, and guarantees between and amongst non-debtor parties. We will cover key considerations for drafting these agreements and advising your clients on potential liability before entering into these agreements, as well as the status of case law interpreting the enforceability of various types of provisions.

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  • Business Law
Nunc No More? Retroactive Relief in Bankruptcy Post-Acevedo

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Following the Supreme Court’s February 2020 decision in Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Juan v. Acevedo Feliciano, federal courts around the country have begun re-evaluating the granting of nunc pro tunc relief to litigants.  This presentation will examine how the decision in Acevedo has impacted bankruptcy proceedings in particular by examining subsequent bankruptcy case law as courts wrestle with implications of the Acevedo decision.

The presentation will also briefly discuss the recently proposed FRESH START through Bankruptcy Act of 2021, which, if enacted, would make certain student loans dischargeable after ten years.

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  • Business Law
  • Bankruptcy
Preference Cases and Defenses | A Review of the Standard Defenses in Light of the Small Business Reorganization Act and Recent Covid Legislation

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

A review of common defenses to preference litigation from preference litigators and a discussion of the way the burdens of proof have (or have not) been relaxed in light of recent statutory changes.

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  • Business Law
  • Litigation
Reverse Mortgages Instead of Bankruptcy and In Bankruptcy

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage - Reverse Mortgages: A Government Insured loan that provides cash flow benefits for seniors.  We will cover how it is used and myths and truths about them.

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  • Business Law
The 2021 Stimulus Package - PPP│EIDL│ERTC - Forgiveness and Audits and Who Gets More Money

1.0 Standard CLE Credit 

On December 27, President Trump signed the Economic Aid Act. This Act modified the PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) program, as well as making significant and important changes to many other relief initiatives, including the EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and the availability of the ERTC (Employee Retention Tax Credit).  For small firms, or solo practitioners, these changes, coupled with new guidance on how the SBA will be dealing with PPP forgiveness going forward, can be a lifeline for both you and your client.  Join Dady & Gardner’s Ron Gardner for a program that will dive into the specifics of these changes to help you determine if you (or any of your clients) are eligible for any of this new economic aid.  Ron will also take questions to help as you navigate these programs.

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  • Business Law
The Cold Shoulder of Loveless | turning its back on law-abiding industrial hemp and CBD businesses

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Join this panel presentation to learn about the Loveless a/k/a “leafy green” decision, the critical legal issues involved and their far-reaching impact on the Minnesota industrial hemp and retail CBD industries, including the potentially significant adverse economic fallout. You will also learn about efforts to curtail these impacts via an appeal of Loveless to the Minnesota Supreme Court and potential legislation from attorneys, an author of corrective legislation, and an industry CEO.

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  • Business Law
The First 90 Days of Being In-House Corporate Counsel

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Hear from a panel of current general counsel and corporate counsel about their experiences and advice regarding being in-house counsel and their first 90 days. The panel will cover tips for surviving and thriving as new in-house corporate counsel as well as best practices and ways to improve performance. This is a great opportunity for law graduates, in-house counsel and private practice attorneys to learn more about the various challenges and successes that attorneys have experienced when moving in-house.

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  • Business Law
The Rules They Are a Changin’ | A Discussion of the Proposed Rules and Forms Amendments

1.0 Standard CLE Credit 

This presentation will cover the proposed restyling of and amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure ahead of the February 16, 2021 deadline for submitting public comments. We will summarize the restyling and highlight all pertinent amendments including the proposed rule changes relating to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019.

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  • Business Law
  • Bankruptcy