CLE Seminars

Labor and Employment Section Annual Conference

Friday, October 23, 2020/9 AM – 5:15 PM

Online Event

Sponsored by the Labor and Employment Section.3 General CLE credits, 1.5 Access to Justice credit, and 1 Mental Health/Substance Use credit (to be applied for)

The 2020 conference aims to amplify some of the themes eloquently and urgently raised by the Black Lives Matter movement and protesters in Oregon and across the country.

Lanaya Irvin,President of the Center of Talent Innovation, will deliver the keynote address. A leading voice on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Ms. Irvin brings years of experience as a change agent and thought leader in corporate and nonprofit settings.

The conference will also feature sessions on:

  • The role of collective bargaining agreements in police reform;
  • The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on African Americans, communities of color, and low-wage workers, and the role of the workplace in making these populations more vulnerable; and
  • The impact of COVID-19 on substance abuse and mental health issues faced by clients and attorneys.

Department of Justice Update

Thursday, October 29, 2020/12:00–1:15 PM
Online Zoom meeting
Sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section

All registrants will receive a link prior to the event.  We ask that only one person per registration use the link provided.

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Oregon Legislative Update

November 4, 2020/ 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Online event
Sponsored by the OSB Taxation Section

Presenters: OSB Tax Section Laws Committee

You must register by noon, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, to access the event. Late registrations will not be accepted. Access details will be emailed to all registrants after registration closes, but prior to the event.

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Navigating Common Pitfalls in IP Practice
Wednesday, November 4, 2020/12:00–1:00 PM
Online Event
Sponsored by the Intellectual Property Section

You must register by noon, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, to access the event. Late registrations will not be accepted. Access details will be emailed to all registrants after registration closes but prior to the event.

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https://ebiz.osbar.org/ebusiness/Meetings/Meeting.aspx?ID=3503


Current Developments in Business Law
Annual Business Law Section CLE Program

November 5 /12:30–4:20 PM & November 6/8:30 AM –12:20 PM
Live Webcasts

This two-day webcast covers current business law topics essential to your practice. Receive a regional corporate law update and learn about access to justice in business including the history of exclusionary laws and social equity programs, and how business lawyers can help. Delve into COVID-19 topics such

as employer tips and protocols for returning to work, representation and warranty and business interruption insurance, and acquisition of distressed business assets. Review ways to reduce the chance of ethical risk while negotiating a deal.

Topics include:

  • Regional Corporate Law Update: Oregon, Washington, California
  • Rebounding: Employer Tips & Protocols for Returning to Work
  • History of Exclusionary Laws
  • Representation and Warranty Insurance and Business Interruption Insurance
  • Acquisition of Distressed Business Assets/Restructuring and Bankruptcy Options
  • Special Purchase Acquisition Companies
  • Negotiating a Deal Ethically
(The Section’s annual meeting will take place during this event.)

Fundamentals of Electronic Signature Law
Monday, November 9, 2020/Noon–1:15 PM
OSB CLE Webcast

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing restrictions, there is a swift move to electronic signing for documents of all sorts. Do we, as practitioners, really have a handle on when electronic signatures are considered legally valid and binding, and what steps must be taken to make sure that electronic signatures are truly authentic? Learn from an expert, who will discuss:

  • The legal framework with respect to electronic signatures in the United States
  • Key considerations when using electronic signatures in a particular situation
  • The legal framework with respect to electronic signatures in the European Union

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This seminar is part of the series Adapting Your Practice in Turbuent Times 

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Oregon Tax Court Update
November 18, 2020/12:00 to 1:00 PM
Online Event
Sponsored by the  OSB Taxation Section 

Presenters from Oregon Tax Court

You must register by noon, Tuesday, November 17, 2020, to access the event. Late registrations will not be accepted. Access details will be emailed to all registrants after registration closes but prior to the event.

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Federal Legislative Update
December 28, 2020, 2020/12:00 to 1:00 PM
Online Event
Sponsored by Oregon State Bar Taxation Section

Speaker: Mark Prater, PricewaterhouseCoopers

You must register by Sunday, December 27, 2020, to access the event. Late registrations will not be accepted. Access details will be emailed to all registrants the morning of the event.

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