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  • , 05.25.2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

    Great employees are key to growing a company that will be attractive for buyers. How do you recruit, retain, and reward your top talent as well as ensure there is incentive for them to help you sell your company? 

  • 05.20.2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

    It has been 25 years since the passage of HIPAA. During this webinar, our team will provide a refresher course for HIPAA and HITECH compliance personnel, and will expand into a summary and discussion of recently proposed HIPAA amendments.

  • , 05.14.2021, 9:15 a.m.

    Estate Planning Shareholders Lisa Lehan and Alex Wolf presented "Estate Planning for the Modern Family" on May 14, 2021 as part of the Nebraska College of Law's 2021 John M. Gradwohl Estate and Business Planning Program.

  • , 05.13.2021, 10:30 a.m.

    Estate Planning attorneys Tony DeLuca and Nick O'Brien presented on The Nebraska Uniform Trust Decanting Act on May 13, 2021 as part of the Nebraska College of Law's 2021 John M. Gradwohl Estate and Business Planning Program.

  • , 05.04.2021

    Shareholder Josh Norton will speak at Markets Group’s Private Equity US Spring Forum, being held virtually on May 4 – 6, 2021. He will moderate the panel discussion "Middle Market Resurrection."

  • , 04.29.2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

    As you prepare to grow a company, there are many basic legal requirements and corporate governance practices that you need to consider. Beyond basic business hygiene, there is an opportunity to be strategic on how you approach things in order to make your business more attractive for an eventual sale.

  • , 04.29.2021, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT, 10:00am-11:30am PDT

    This CLE webinar will provide lender's counsel with a framework for responding to commercial loan defaults. The panel will discuss remedies typically available under loan documents, creative approaches to deal with troublesome loans, and issues the lender should consider before proceeding with acceleration and collection. The panel will also discuss forbearance agreements and loan restructuring and how they can best be used to rescue the transaction, prevent bankruptcy or litigation, and set up the lender for the best possible outcome if bankruptcy or litigation occurs.

  • Estate Planning 101
    , 04.2021
  • , 04.20.2021

    This presentation will seek to introduce entrepreneurs to the most common types of business entities, how they differ, and why forming an entity is important.

  • , 03.26.2021

    An Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust, or “IDGT,” can be one of the most powerful estate planning tools available, especially when planning for high net worth clients. This presentation will provide a basic overview of IDGTs, including how they work and when to use them, as well as some practical planning tips and pitfalls that should be kept in mind.

  • , 03.24.2021

    This program will explore the fundamental differences between simple Wills, Disclaimer Planning, and Marital Deduction Planning, so that attendees will gain a better understanding of the appropriate use of such planning when considering a particular client’s need for estate tax and asset planning and tolerance for complexity.

  • , 02.23.2021

    Panel discussion on how eDiscovery and Cybersecutiy intersect after data has been stolen.

  • , 02.16.2021
  • , 02.04.2021, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST
  • 12.01.2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    What will 2021 hold for us? Between COVID-19 and the anticipation of what the election will bring, it is sure to keep us on our toes. Join Margaret as she shares with you some important legal developments that all employers should be aware of.

  • 11.20.2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

    Koley Jessen invites you to attend our 15th Annual Employment Law Symposium. Please join us starting on Friday, October 30 for the virtual four-part series!

  • 11.20.2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Employers often struggle with ensuring full compliance with the nuances of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and these struggles have only been magnified over the last several months. In this presentation, Ryan will provide reminders and tips for FLSA compliance as well as explore nuances in a work from home environment.

  • 11.13.2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    No two workplace investigations are the same; behind every workplace investigation lies a unique set of facts, law, and investigators. This presentation is designed to provide a legal framework for workplace investigations, and to help employers of all industries and sizes craft appropriate investigation policies or protocols. In the era of COVID-19, workplace investigations are becoming both a legal requirement and a logistical nightmare.

  • 11.06.2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Although the Form I-9 process is unforgiving in many regards, it is also flexible in certain key respects relating to remote workers and electronic completion and storage. Attend this session to learn options for ensuring your Form I-9 process remains compliant as you navigate evolving norms for work arrangements.

  • 11.06.2020, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Employment agreements are the foundation for the employment relationship with key employees; however, the severance provisions of these documents can create massive headaches for all parties if they are not drafted properly.  This presentation will discuss the basics of Code Sections 409A, 280G and ERISA, and will show how simple changes in the terms of the agreement can run afoul of these laws.

  • 10.30.2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    This presentation will include an in-depth discussion of employers’ obligations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, a federal statute which requires employers to follow notice and disclosure procedures when obtaining and using consumer reports, including background checks, from third-party consumer reporting agencies.

  • Estate Planning and Administration
    , 10.2020
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
  • , 08.13.2020
  • , 08.11.2020, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    From this expert panel, you’ll learn how to encourage your organizations to be more aware of cybersecurity threats, how to plan crisis communications plans in case a breach were to happen, and how to be able to recognize vulnerabilities (and easy tips to help organizations stay secure). You’ll also get insider knowledge on the most common and recent types of hacking/cyber threats companies see, and trends on what people are encountering, too.

  • , 07.24.2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    This presentation assists family law attorneys in learning to issue-spot and handle practical data privacy concerns that family law clients may face as well as issues that may arise in their own law practice.

  • 07.01.2020, 1:00 PM

    Our webinar discussed COVID-related regulatory updates on common issues faced by employers, such as employee testing and accommodation requests.

  • 06.30.2020, 11:30 AM

    As COVID-19 continues to have an economic impact on businesses around the country, banks will be required to address a wide variety of credit-related issues and will need to position themselves to be able to maximize the value of their collateral in the event of business failures. Join us for a webinar on these topics.

  • 05.27.2020, 11:00 AM

    As businesses begin reopening their operations and returning employees to their workplaces, many questions are emerging that go well beyond cleaning guidelines and personal protective equipment. View our webinar recording to learn more.

  • 03.25.2020

    During these uncertain times, legislation, recommendations, and directives are constantly changing. Attorneys from our Employment, Corporate, Litigation, and Finance practices shared answers to the questions they are receiving most often in this environment.

  • Basics of Estate Planning
  • Trust Decanting and the Future of Trust Modification
    , 02.21.2020
  • , 02.18.2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    In an increasingly competitive lending market, middle-market lenders face unique challenges when financing acquisitions. Join Koley Jessen's Banking and Commercial Lending team as they share some tips for navigating this market. They will discuss the preparation of commitment letters, fundamental considerations when requesting due diligence, negotiating intercreditor agreements and the best practices for closing and funding deals.

  • , 02.04.2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    There are significant changes in store for the H-1B nonimmigrant visa process for this year’s cap-subject petitions that are to be filed in the coming months. During this webinar, member of Koley Jessen’s immigration team will highlight these changes and discuss strategies for this year’s H-1B lottery process.

  • , 01.14.2020, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Offering equity to employees can help your business grow and achieve long-term success. A well-structured and implemented employee equity plan can help your company attract top talent, retain key personnel, and incentivize these individuals to invest in the company’s future. What do you need to know if you are interested in implementing this for your business?

  • , 12.11.2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Have you been thinking about putting an estate plan in place- or updating the one you have? Regardless of whether your estate is valued at $100,000 or $10,000,000, a good estate plan will ensure that your assets are transferred to your beneficiaries in a thoughtful manner upon your disability and/or death. Join our webinar to learn more. 

  • 11.21.2019, 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    A business owner who is “ready” with an attractive business greatly increases the odds that the business will survive a transition of hands. The question is, how ready are business owners? Join us to discuss the findings of the Nebraska "State of Owner Readiness" survey results and business transition options that are available to business owners.

  • 11.19.2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

    This presentation will (i) compare litigation, arbitration and mediation; (ii) provide an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of each process; (iii) summarize practical considerations for drafting ADR clauses in contracts; (iv) discuss the enforceability of ADR clauses; (v) and suggest when to implement each process.

  • 11.14.2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    A business owner who is “ready” with an attractive business greatly increases the odds that the business will survive a transition of hands. The question is, how ready are business owners? Join us to discuss the findings of the Nebraska "State of Owner Readiness" survey results and business transition options that are available to business owners.

  • 11.14.2019, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    A business owner who is “ready” with an attractive business greatly increases the odds that the business will survive a transition of hands. The question is, how ready are business owners? Join us to discuss the findings of the Nebraska "State of Owner Readiness" survey results and business transition options that are available to business owners.

  • 11.07.2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    A business owner who is “ready” with an attractive business greatly increases the odds that the business will survive a transition of hands. The question is, how ready are business owners? Join us to discuss the findings of the Nebraska "State of Owner Readiness" survey results and business transition options that are available to business owners.

  • , 10.04.2019

    Don Swanson will co-present a breakout session during the Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute on hot topics in Agriculture Law

  • 10.01.2019

    Our Annual Employment Law Symposium will take place at La Vista Conference Center on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 11:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 

  • 09.24.2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

    When acquiring commercial real estate, regardless of the asset type, buyers encounter various hurdles in advance of closing. This presentation will detail the due diligence process and the key reports and investigations that every commercial buyer should complete before an earnest money deposit or other transaction funds become non-refundable.

  • 08.27.2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

    Despite an election coming next year, the regulatory agencies have been busy on both the health and retirement plan space. This webinar will dive into the recent regulatory activities, including MEWA guidance and HRA guidance as well as other initiatives the regulatory agencies have indicated an interest in.

  • , 08.23.2019, 10:15 AM

    Ryan Sevcik will be presenting with two other attorneys on immigration law at the Nebraska Bar Association's 2019 Business Law Seminar.

  • , 08.23.2019, 1:00 PM

    Jeff Schaffart will be presenting on Opportunity Zones at the Nebraska Bar Association's 2019 Business Law Seminar.

  • , 08.23.2019, 2:45 PM

    Don Swanson will present at the Nebraska Bar Association's 2019 Business Law Seminar on what attorneys can do to help clients in financial distress.

  • 05.21.2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The rules for calculating overtime are due for a change according to the United States Department of Labor. On March 29, 2019, the Department issued a set of proposed regulations that address the calculation of the “regular rate” for overtime purposes. In what may feel like a flashback to many, the Department has also recently proposed a new set of regulations to increase the “salary basis” threshold for the “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  

  • 05.02.2019, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
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