Total Credits: 5.25 General
Business Law Essentials: Hot Topics
Friday, May 20, 2016
Join us as we bring you the latest developments in the key areas that Oregon business lawyers need to know. Our expert faculty of Oregon attorneys will:
Application will be made for 6.5 General MCLE Credits.
8:00 a.m. Check-In And Continental Breakfast
8:25 Welcome And Introductory Remarks
8:30–9:15 Small Business Finance: How To Raise Money, with an Emphasis on Regulation A+
• Overview of how to raise money in compliance with securities laws
• Regulation A+: how to use it (and should you use it)
– James M. Kearney
– Mary P. Hull
9:15–10:00 The Annotated Model Real Estate Development LLC Operating Agreement: Oregon
• Good (minimum provisions to exist and operate)
• Better (provisions that give owners additional benefits and protections)
• Best (provisions that anticipate and solve problems down the road)
– James Oberholtzer
10:00–10:15 Networking Break
10:15–11:00 Employment Law for Business Lawyers: What Will Get Your Client Sued?
• Preventing discrimination and workplace harassment
• Wage and hour and employee classification traps
• Leave laws, including sick leave
• Effective employee handbooks
• Accommodations and the interactive process
• Documenting discipline and other personnel records issues
–Tyler J. Volm
11:00–11:45 M&A Agreements: Preparing Effective Representations and Warranties
• Knowledge and materiality qualifiers
• The “bring-down” and “material adverse effect” closing conditions
• Relationship to the termination, remedy, and indemnification provisions
• Using the representations and warranties to allocate and price the risks
• Intersection with statutory and other legal rules
• Representation and warranty insurance?
– Michael Litvin
11:45–1:00 Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00–2:15 Start Up Companies: Deconstructing the Venture Capital Term Sheet
• Learn what to expect when your startup company client seeks venture capital investment, including the various possible forms of investment instrument
• Review the key provisions of a typical term sheet for a preferred stock venture capital financing
• Discuss current trends in venture investment terms
– Ann McQuesten
2:15–2:30 Networking Break
2:30–3:15 Your New Company: Entity Choice and Deciding Where to Organize
• Do you need to form an entity to conduct your intended business?
• Which entity form will best meet your business and personal financial goals?
• Where should you organize your entity?
– Mary Jo N. Miller
3:15 p.m. Adjourn
|Brochure (0.13 MB)||3 Pages||Download|
|Entire Book - 2016 Business Law Essentials: Hot Topics (3.25 MB)||261 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Book Cover, Bios, Schedule, & TOC (0.02 MB)||9 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Ch-01 How to Raise Money (with an emphasis on Reg A+) (0.14 MB)||30 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Ch-02 The Annotated Model Real Estate Development LLC Operating Agreement - Oregon (0.64 MB)||125 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Ch-03 Employment Law for Business Lawyers - What Will Get Your Clients Sued (0.37 MB)||33 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Ch-04 M&A Agreements - Preparing Effective Representations and Warranties (0.31 MB)||22 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Ch-05 Start Up Companies - Deconstucting the Venture Capital Term Sheet (0.11 MB)||30 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Ch-06 Your New Company - Entity Choice and Deciding Where to Organize||8 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|MCLE Record Keeping Form||1 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Martin F. Medeiros II, President, Medeiros Law Group, Portland; B.S., American University, Washington, D.C. (1988); J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law (1994); member of the Washington State Bar since 1995 and the Oregon State Bar since 2001; practice areas include intellectual property (trademark, copyright, patent, moral rights, and trade secrets), commercial (contracts, business, and corporate), and telecommunications commercial law; negotiates corporate merger and acquisition and technology transactions on behalf of start ups as well as the largest airlines, software publishers, electronic commerce and telecommunications companies and for various governmental entities; Martin lectures on negotiation at Portland State University, Washington State University, Portland Community College, Marylhurst University, Oregon Health and Sciences University, and Lewis & Clark Law School; current member, (and past President), Oregon Law Institute Board of Directors (2005–present); past chair, OSB Computer and Internet Law Section; past vice president, treasurer, and board member, Portland Community Media; chair, Portland Small Business Advisory Council (2009–2010).
Jere M. Webb, Partner, Stoel Rives LLP, Portland; A.B., Stanford University (1966); J.D., University of Chicago Law School (1969); member of the Oregon State Bar since 1969; practice focuses on intellectual property, marketing law, and trade regulation law; past member, OSB Board of Governors; member, Oregon Law Institute Board of Directors (1986–present); founder and member, Board of Directors of Pacific Rim Computer Law Institute; past chair, OSB Committee on Continuing Legal Education; editor, Civil Litigation Manual (Oregon CLE 1982); editor, Advising Oregon Businesses (Oregon CLE 1989–2011); member, Computer Law Association, Licensing Executives Society, International Bar Association, ABA Forum on Franchising.
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