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Monday, November 18, 2019 Webcast & Roseland

Business Law Essentials for Practitioners and Controllers (E1911163)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT

Registration: 8:00 AM EDT

NJCPA Learning Center

105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300
Roseland, NJ 07068

webcast

Webcast

8.0 CPE Credits in MT

OVERVIEW

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.

BENEFITS

  • 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

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Course materials are distributed electronically. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.

INSTRUCTOR

Douglas Stanley

Douglas J. Stanley, J.D.

Surgent Professional Education

Doug J. Stanley practices law in the St. Louis office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. His practice focuses on estate planning and administration as well as income-tax planning, with a particular emphasis in the areas of wealth transfer tax planning and wealth transfer strategies. He has experience in individual estate administration, closely-held business succession planning, asset protection, and tax financial planning. He has supervised business sales (including the sale of family-owned business entities), business purchases, and entity taxation issues.

Stanley also has experience in business sales, purchases, and other corporate and partnership taxation issues. He has previously taught on an adjunct basis and has been a frequent lecturer on a variety of tax and business law topics. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and a member of the Missouri, Illinois, and Arkansas Bars, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section). He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Stanley received his CPA certificate in 1986. He practiced as a CPA with an international accounting firm prior to his graduation from Washington University School of Law in 1991.

PRICING

In-Person Registration

    $279.00 - Member

    $379.00 - Non Member

Webcast: Attend this seminar virtually

    $279.00 - Member

    $379.00 - Non Member

Pre-Registration Closed

Online pre-registration for this event is now closed.

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