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Original Program: October 4, 2018

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This program is developed for attorneys who are new to the practice of business law, as well as for more experienced attorneys seeking an update on recent legal developments.

It includes overviews of business entity choice, corporate formation and LLC operating agreements.

It also provides attendees with valuable instruction on other business law issues including business taxation, employment law and intellectual property law.

Sessions outlining a corporate transaction and an interactive discussion of professional responsibility for business law practitioners are covered, as well.

  • Learn how to choose and form the right entity for your client’s business needs
  • Gain practical skill in drafting LLC operating agreements and closing a corporate transaction
  • Understand basics of business taxation under the new tax law
  • Expand your knowledge of employment law and intellectual law issues relevant to your business clients

Planned by the NCBA Business Law Section

Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, video replay and speaker information.

  • Choice of Entity | Baynes
  • LLC Organization and Operations | Babcock
  • Corporation Organization and Operations | Later
  • Basics of Business Taxation | King
  • Anatomy of a Deal | Milazzo
  • Intellectual Property Law | Cottrell
  • Employment Law | Holland
  • Conflicts, Claims and Common Concerns for Business Law Practitioners (Ethics) | Crawford
Product Information
Date Presented:
October 04, 2018 8:25 AM Eastern
8 hours, 5 minutes
2018 Basics of Business Law
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts will automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%!  

Standard: $390 / $350 Early
NCBA Member: $325 / $295 Early
NCBA Business Law Section Member: $300 / $270 Early
CLE Premier Pass: $0

Discounts are available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.

Full and partial scholarships are available for attorneys experiencing a financial hardship of any kind. Click here to apply.

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  

Cary | Tuesday, December 4, 2018 
North Carolina Bar Center
8000 Weston Parkway Driving Directions | 800.228.3402 | Dorsett Auditorium   
Registration: 8:45am | Program: 9:00am-4:15pm 
#707BAR | Early November 13

Charlotte | Friday, January 11, 2019 
Hampton Inn & Suites Charlotte SouthPark at Phillips Place
6700 Phillips Place Court Driving Directions | 704.319.5700 | Conference Room
Registration: 8:45am | Program: 9:00am-4:15pm 
#707CHA | Early December 21

Wilmington | Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Landfall Executive Suites
1213 Culbreth Drive Driving Directions | 910.509.7250 | Culbreth Room
Registration: 8:45am | Program: 9:00am-4:15pm 
#707WLM | Early November 27

CANCELED | Greensboro | Tuesday, December 11, 2018 

CANCELED | Southern Pines | Friday, November 30, 2018

CANCELED  Winston-Salem | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Speaker Information
John W Babcock  [ view bio ]
Abbie G Baynes   [ view bio ]
Clara Cottrell  [ view bio ]
Troy G Crawford   [ view bio ]
Anderson T Ellis  [ view bio ]
Benjamin R Holland   [ view bio ]
April E Kight  [ view bio ]
Kristin King   [ view bio ]
Stephen F Later   [ view bio ]
Brandy B Milazzo   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 6.75
General: 5.75
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.00
CLE Premier Pass
CARY VIDEO REPLAY Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | #707BAR
NCBA Price:$0.00
CHARLOTTE VIDEO REPLAY Friday, January 11, 2019 | #707CHA
NCBA Price:$0.00
WILMINGTON VIDEO REPLAY Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | #707WLM
NCBA Price:$0.00