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  • , 12.02.2022, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

    Data Privacy & Security attorney Maureen Fulton presented on How New State Laws in 2023 Will Shape the U.S. Privacy Landscape on December 2, 2022 as part of the Nebraska State Bar Association's 2022 Business Law Seminar. 

  • , 12.02.2022, 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    Immigration attorney Ryan Sevcik presented on Immigration Considerations for Businesses on December 2, 2022 as part of the Nebraska State Bar Association's 2022 Business Law Seminar. 

  • 11.02.2022, 11:00-4:15

    Our Health Law Symposium will take place at Happy Hollow Club on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

  • 10.18.22 | 11:15 AM - 4:15 PM

    Our Annual Employment Law Symposium will take place at Happy Hollow Club on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 11:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 

  • , 10.18.2022

    You may think that terminating an employee will be the end to your problems, however, if done incorrectly or carelessly, it could instead be the beginning of them. This presentation will touch on separation agreements and severance packages, such as when they should be offered and what can or should be offered.  Additionally, Jackie will discuss more complex issues such as terminating employees on leaves of absences, reductions in force or group terminations, and health insurance coverage post-termination.

  • , 10.18.2022

    A number of states and jurisdictions have enacted, or revised, statutes that impose new requirements and limitations on the use of non-competition agreements between employers and employees. In this presentation, John will discuss this recent legislation and explain what employers must do to comply.

  • , 10.18.2022

    This presentation will discuss the modern trend of quiet quitting, what it means, possible explanations for why employees quiet quit, and what employers can do to recognize and address quiet quitting in the workplace.

  • , 10.18.2022

    This presentation will provide a general overview of federal law governing non-medical parental leave, as well as a synopsis of current parental leave trends.

  • , 10.18.2022

    This presentation will provide an overview of how traditional employee benefits were impacted due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the emergence of unique employee benefits as a result of the Pandemic. Additionally, we will review recent legislation that was enacted prior to and as a result of the Pandemic and current proposed legislation affecting employee benefit plans.

  • 09.20.2022

    Koley Jessen formally invites you to attend KJ University. If you are interested in a variety of legal topics and are in need of CLE credit, we hope you will join us!

  • , 09.20.2022

    This one-hour presentation will take a deep dive into the new state law privacy requirements coming into effect in 2023 in California, Utah, Virginia, Colorado, and Connecticut.

  • , 09.20.2022

    Comi and Taylor will discuss an overview of common bolt-on deal structures, deal issues, and legal diligence issues, along with a general M&A market update, representation & warranty insurance (RWI) market update and non-RWI indemnification market update.

  • , 09.20.2022

    While your marketing team is doing its best to reach the cool kids with its social media efforts, it’s up to you to know the rules. Learn about the legal side of social media, including the actions that can get your company in trouble with FTC; how to effectively take advantage of NIL; what is fair use of traditional IP; little-known ways of effectively resolving disputes with others; and more.

  • , 09.20.2022

    Peter will provide an overview of how traditional employee benefits were impacted as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the emergence of unique employee benefits as a result of the Pandemic. Additionally, we will review new legislation that was enacted as a result of the Pandemic and current proposed legislation affecting employee benefit plans.

  • , 09.20.2022

    David and Jack will present on the importance of carefully reviewing and drafting boilerplate provisions, while highlighting 5 potentially problematic provisions that create material issues for parties if not given the proper attention.

  • , 09.20.2022

    Directors and officers often become the target for blame (and, thus, claims) when a company is close to, or in the zone of, insolvency. This CLE will review the fiduciary duties of loyalty and due care owed by directors and officers, discuss when creditors may enforce those duties, analyze the impact of bankruptcy or insolvency on existing D&O insurance coverage, and provide practice guidance to directors and officers to shield themselves from liability. 

  • , 09.20.2022

    In this presentation Erin will cover five major legal updates to be aware of when managing a workforce in 2022, including: the DOL’s proposed change to the overtime rule, the OFCCP Contractor Reporting Portal, new state and local pay transparency laws, new statutory restrictions on non-compete agreements, and what’s new in workplace health and safety.

  • , 09.20.2022

    Kristin will cover recurring ethics issues for in-house counsel, including protecting attorney-client privilege, particularly during internal investigations; identifying the client; and representation of a company’s subsidiaries or other affiliates.

  • 09.08.2022, 11 AM CST

    Join us for a webinar discussing common errors that are often uncovered in an audit so that you can ensure that your company is not caught off guard.

  • , 04.20.2022, 10:00 a.m.

    Margaret Hershiser spoke at the Nebraska Society of CPAs' 2022 Business & Industry Conference where she discussed wage and hour considerations with hybrid work arrangements, reasonable accommodations, and discrimination considerations.

  • 04.19.2022, 11 AM CST

    Join us for a webinar to provide an overview of the H-1B lottery selection process and a discussion of alternative nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options that could be considered for individuals who were not lucky enough to win the annual H-1B lottery.

  • December 9-10, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Did you miss Koley Jessen's 16th Annual Employment Law Symposium? Join us for a webinar series on December 9 and 10 to take part in this year's presentations and ask our team your burning employment questions. 

  • 11.11.2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    What do you need to know about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) requirement that health care workers at facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid are fully vaccinated? The rule applies to more than 17 million workers at approximately 76,000 health care facilities, including hospitals and long-term care facilities.

  • 11.10.2021, 12:00 PM CST

    As the laws and best practices surrounding data privacy and security in the United States and elsewhere continue to evolve, you may be seeking practical advice on how to comply. This webinar will address key components of a privacy and security strategy, including privacy disclosures; breach response plans; protocol for data subject access requests; and privacy impact assessments.

  • 11.09.2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    What do you need to know about OSHA's vaccine ETS?  If you're an employer with 100 or more employees this ETS will impact you. Join us as we walk through the ETS and provide you insight on your options within the framework and best practices for managing the information and data you will need to collect as a part of this program.

  • 11.04.2021, 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    Our Annual Employment Law Symposium will take place at La Vista Conference Center on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

  • , 11.04.2021

    Navigating the new world of vaccinations, masks, and other COVID-19 related protocols can be tricky for employers. Jackie will walk employers through the key considerations from a legal and practical perspective when dealing with mandatory mask and vaccination mandates in the workplace to help ensure employers do not fall victim to common legal pitfalls. Topics to be discussed include granting reasonable accommodations to mask and vaccine mandates based upon an employee’s disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and and an employee’s religious affiliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

  • , 11.04.2021

    In this session, John will provide an overview of laws that are commonly implicated when an employee is terminated for off-duty conduct generally and social media activity in particular.

  • , 11.04.2021

    Many companies strive to foster a culture of inclusivity and diversity of backgrounds and experiences. This can make dealing with a federal audit or charge of discrimination particularly disheartening, when the implication (or outright allegation) is that the company has engaged in wrongful discrimination. This two-part presentation will first cover the background and purpose of Affirmative Action Plans and EEO-1 Reporting, followed by a primer on EPLI insurance.

  • , 11.04.2021

    In a tight labor market, employee benefits are essential to attract and retain top talent. In this session, Rick and Peter will go beyond traditional employee benefit offerings and discuss alternative offerings that are increasing in popularity, such as phantom stock plans, appreciation rights plans, long-term incentive plans, retention bonuses, deferred compensation plans, and much more.

  • New Developments in Wage and Hour Matters
    , 10.29.2021, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

    Employment and Labor attorney Erin Schroeder will present on New Developments in Wage and Hour Matters on October 29, 2021 as part of the Nebraska Society of CPAs Fall Conference.

  • Immigration Considerations & Strategies
    , 10.28.2021, 3:20 PM to 4:10 PM

    Immigration attorney Stephanie Grattan will present on Immigration Considerations & Strategies on October 28, 2021 as part of the Nebraska Society of CPAs Fall Conference.

  • 10.01.2021, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST

    Koley Jessen formally invites you to attend KJ University. If you are interested in a variety of legal topics and are in need of CLE credit, we hope you will join us!

  • , 09.13.2021, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST

    On September 13, Tyler Seals and Brian Harr will be joining Stephen Alloy of Mutual of Omaha and Mark Ellis of Kutak Rock to present a live online seminar titled "Nebraska Business Acquisitions From Start to Finish."

  • 07.15.2021, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    On June 21, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). Although many of the provisions of the ETS are enforceable today, employers in the healthcare industry have until July 21, 2021 to obtain compliance with certain provisions of the ETS. Join us for a discussion about what the ETS means to your business.

  • 06.29.2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

    Margaret Hershiser and Erin Schroeder recently hosted a webinar on how to manage your Nebraska workforce in a post-pandemic environment. For all your how-to's and how-do-I's when it comes to vaccines, remote work requests, and more, we invite you to check out the recording, available on-demand now. 

  • , 06.23.2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

    What do you need to know when you begin exploring the sale of your business? Join our team for a discussion on key aspects of a sale, common pitfalls to avoid, and the many moving parts of a transaction.

  • , 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
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