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Monday, November 18, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:00 AM

NJCPA Learning Center
105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300
Roseland, NJ 07068

CPE Credits

  • 8.00 CPE Credits in MT

Package Pricing

In-Person Registration
  • $279.00 - Member
  • $379.00 - Non Member
Webcast: Attend this seminar virtually
  • $279.00 - Member
  • $379.00 - Non Member

Course Developer

This course covers basic legal principles that every accountant should be familiar with to avoid common legal disputes and costly litigation. By analyzing business law issues from the standpoint and background of accountants and auditors, this course will help you develop an approach to client and practice issues with a sensitivity and appreciation for the legal ramifications that can occur.

Designed For

All practitioners and controllers who want a better understanding of how the law can impact their practice and their clients.


  • Identify the most common legal issues arising in the business context
  • Understand the general legal rules applicable to business situations
  • Appreciate the role that accountants can play in identifying and resolving legal problems
  • Understand how the dispute resolution system works


  • The various types of corporations
  • Securities law basics
  • Contract principles
  • Partnerships and limited liability entities
  • Worker classification
  • Employee rights and the duties of employers
  • Intellectual property
  • Real property law
  • Bankruptcy basics
  • The court system and litigation process
  • Alternative dispute resolution

Course Level




Advance Preparation


Additional Notes

Course materials are distributed electronically and we’ve passed the savings along to you - registrants save $20 on all 8-hour seminar pricing. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.
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L. Brent McClure

L. Brent McClure, CPA

L. Brent McClure, CPA Brent is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of Alabama and Mississippi and holds a Chartered Global Management Accountant certificate. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and currently resides in Mobile, AL. He has roughly 20 years of professional accounting and management experience. Brent spent the first half of his career in public accounting or consulting firms (most recently Ernst & Young, LLP), while the second half has been spent in a Chief Financial Officer role or providing management consulting through his self-titled firm. Through the years Brent has worked with emerging growth, small- to middle-market, and multinational companies, both SEC registrants and privately held businesses, across a multitude of industries. His responsibilities have incorporated all phases of financial statement and internal controls over financial reporting audits; agreed upon procedures; tax and technical research; and recommendations for improving operations. Furthermore, Brent’s duties have incorporated all points within the chief financial wheelhouse, including debt negotiation, tax research and implementation, investor presentations, insurance renewals, cost cutting, and driving efficiency, as well as keeping the house in order. Brent is a continuing professional education speaker primarily focused on Business and Industry topics and has written for the Alabama Society of CPAs’ Connections Magazine. Brent also volunteers his time for numerous development projects and serves on several local boards.

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