NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF
Certified Public Accountants
SERVING NEBRASKA AND ITS CPAS SINCE 1928
Business Law Essentials for Practitioners and Controllers
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Online Registration Form
Date: September 18, 2020
Location: Live Webcast
Course Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time
Registration Begins: 8:00 AM
Summary
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.
Objectives
* 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
Who Should Attend:All practitioners and controllers who want a better understanding of how the law can impact their practice and their clients

Course Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Course ID: BLAW
Discussion Leader:Surgent - Kenneth Greenwood
CPE Credit: 8
Additional Information: Instructions for the webcast will come a few days before the course date along with the electronic materials.
Fee:
Early Bird Registration:
$265 - Society Member
$315 - Nonmember
Within 30 Days of Course Date:
$300 - Society Member
$350 - Nonmember
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