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Monday, November 16, 2020 Webcast

Business Law Essentials for Practitioners and Controllers (E2011183)

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 8:30 AM EST

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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.

This course features a live instructor and has been specifically designed for the NJCPA.

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

Kenneth Greenwood

Kenneth Greenwood

Surgent Professional Education

Ken Greenwood is a seasoned leader in the business and finance industry. He has previously held financial leadership positions with the Kellogg Company, ConAgra Foods, the Campbell’s Soup Company, and Procter & Gamble. Prior to joining the CPG industry, Ken was a consulting manager for Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Greenwood has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago, where he also spent time as a facilitator for the Leadership Exploration and Development programs, tasked to instruct students on leadership and management.

PRICING

$389.00 - Non Member

$289.00 - Member

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