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23 Mistakes Experienced Drafters Usually Make
This seminar explains 23 typical stylistic and substantive drafting errors usually found in all kinds of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, contracts for the sale of goods and services, licenses, real estate contracts, settlement agreements, employment and consulting agreements, partnership agreements, and much more. Novice and experienced drafters will learn highly practical techniques to advance their contract drafting skills to the next level. The seminar will recap stylistic recommendations Ms. Espenschied has taught in Oklahoma before, using new examples drawn from a 2017 high-profile merger agreement. The seminar also includes brand new substantive content on:
• the seven components of a basic indemnification provision;
• how to use these components to negotiate the best deal for your client even when the bargaining leverage is less than optimal;
• negotiating strategies for key merger concepts, like thresholds, baskets, materiality scrapes, and indemnification caps; and
• recent Delaware cases on the effect of corporate seals.
Last, but not least, this seminar will fulfill your ethics credit requirement with a discussion of 8 Rules of Professional Ethics that pertain specifically to transactional practice.
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Barry and Johnny Albert Memorial Mock Trial: 9th Annual Learning from the Oklahoma Criminal Jury Trial Masters
The State of Oklahoma v. Bobby Dale Jordan
This program will provide a reenactment of the criminal jury trial of The State of Oklahoma v. Bobby Dale Jordan. The program offers a trial-like atmosphere in recreating the events and parties to the case of this criminal matter. Criminal trial experience is unnecessary as you learn from a panel of Oklahoma Criminal Jury Trial Masters. A complete copy of the court transcript is provided in electronic format only to registered guests.
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Rock N' Roll Law
This basic course is meant to give attendees an overview of music copyright law concepts, including how to establish and register a copyright for your music, what is a copyright and how to get one. You will learn the two copyrights in every song. We will also drill down to discuss the sources of revenue songs can generate as well as explore the exclusive rights of a copyright and what those basic rights mean under federal law. You will explore how the music industry as it pertains to the law has changed over the years. All the while, you will listen to music and audio clips to elaborate on the law.
Lastly, you will delve into future issues of music streaming and sampling. The course will also explore user-generated content; performing rights organizations’ role in music, and the future of copyright lawsuits.
Ethics Portion of Course
The one-hour ethics portion focuses even more particularly on representing a band or artist and uses the final few years of The Beatles as a case study. Specific emphasis is placed on the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct (MRPC) 1.7 (conflict of interest—current client); 1.13 (Organization as a client); 1.14 (Client with Diminished Capacity); and 2.1 (Role as Advocate). The ethical issues in the “My Sweet Lord” copyright infringement case will be discussed.
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33rd Annual Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar - Day One
Day one of the annual, two-day seminar will focus on a broad range of cutting-edge business and consumer bankruptcy-related legal topics.
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All your required 12 hours of MCLE credit can be received by viewing "Webcast," "Webcast Encore" or "Audio Webcast." These programs are being "live-streamed" at certain dates and times and MUST be viewed on those scheduled dates and times.
Members are only permitted to earn up to 6 MCLE credit hours per year from “On-demand” programs. These programs can be viewed at any day or time, and they can be stopped and resumed at a later time or day.
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