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KJ University

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!

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AGENDA

7:30-8:00 AM 
Registration

8:00-8:30 AM
Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property | 30 minutes
John V. Matson
This session will help company representatives understand the importance of protecting their companies’ intellectual property and the ways in which they can further this objective.

8:30-9:00 AM
The Intersection of Employment Law and Immigration Law:  What All Employers Need to Know | 30 minutes
Ryan J. Sevcik
As the pool of available workers remains tight, employers continue to explore options to sponsor foreign national workers on nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. Even for those employers who do not wish to sponsor workers, there continue to be immigration-related compliance items that need to be observed. This presentation will address the intersection between employment law and immigration law from an employer’s perspective.

9:00-9:45 AM
Crypto, FOMO, and the Practicalities and Risks for Your Business of Transacting and Investing in Cryptocurrency | 45 minutes
Roberta L. Christensen
Tesla does it.  So do Microsoft, Starbucks and Home Depot.  If you’ve wondered, or been asked, whether your company should engage in cryptocurrency transactions, this presentation will present an introduction to the key business considerations and potential risks.   

9:45-10:00 AM
Break

10:00-11:00 AM
M&A Market- Trends, Structures and Risks | 60 minutes
Eric B. Oxley
What do you need to know when you begin exploring the sale of your business? Join for a discussion on key aspects of a sale, common pitfalls to avoid, and the many moving parts of a transaction. Eric will discuss: Current Trends in M&A, Common, Deal Structures, Process Insights, and Risk Allocation.

11:00-11:45 PM
Practical Drafting Tips for Technology and Licensing Agreements | 45 minutes
Jack D. Horgan
This presentation will provide practical, actionable advice in connection with drafting, reviewing and negotiating SaaS agreements, software license agreements, IP licensing agreements and other related agreements. The presentation will contain example contract language and provide tips on how to improve the language. The presentation will focus on “real world” issues that come across attorneys’ desks on a regular basis.

11:45-12:30 PM
Lunch

12:30-1:30 PM
Social Media Ethical Traps in Business and Client Representation | 60 minutes
Margaret C. Hershiser
This presentation will address the ethical and legal issues associated with the use of social media by employers, as a marketing tool for businesses and in client representation.

1:30-2:00 PM
Tax in 2021 | 30 minutes
Nicholas E. Bjornson
An overview of the tax updates in 2021 at the federal and state levels.

2:00-3:00 PM
Keeping Up With Your Company’s Changing Data Privacy and Security Needs | 60 minutes
Maureen E. Fulton
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 presentation 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. We will provide real-world examples regarding how to implement these components, how they interplay with each other, and most importantly, how to avoid legal, regulatory, and public relations nightmares when attempting to comply with multi-jurisdictional privacy laws.

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CLE Information

  • CLE pending for 6 hours including 1 professional responsibility hour in the State in Nebraska
  • CLE pending for 6 hours including 1 ethics hour in the State of Iowa

For questions email events@koleyjessen.com 


* Please note that COVID-19 precautions will be taken and will comply with any directed health measures that may be in place on the date of the event.

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