Peter Nealis, Esq. is a partner with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, a full service law firm. Peter has substantial experience representing both public and private companies and investors in a variety of securities, regulatory, and corporate governance matters. A large part of Peter’s practice consists of the representation of start-ups and emerging growth companies, including in their initial capital raising ventures and subsequent private placements. Peter also has substantial experience in the area of partnership and limited liability company formation and governance, as well as related tax issues. He has also represented businesses and their owners in connection with all aspects of the mergers and acquisitions process, and he regularly counsels clients on a wide variety of general corporate and business matters, including intellectual property protection and licensing. Peter is listed in Best Lawyers in America under the category Securities/Capital Markets.
Ironclad Indemnification Provisions in Business Agreements
CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)
Attorneys can expect to learn about drafting and negotiating techniques for crafting an effective indemnification provision in a variety of contexts. The course will indemnification clause as applied to Mergers and Acquisition transactions, including a discussion of current market trends. The course will also cover indemnification clauses as utilized in a variety of commercial contexts, including supply, manufacturing, and intellectual property licensing agreements.
Key topics to be discussed:
• Indemnification in M&A Transactions: What is Market?
• Indemnification in Commercial Agreement: Common Negotiation Points
• Special Situations: IP Infringement, Data Breach, Etc.
Date / Time: February 15, 2019
• 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
• 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
• 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
• 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific
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• Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
• On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.
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Section I. What is Indemnification?
Section II. Basic drafting and legal concepts
Section III. Indemnification in the M&A context
Section IV. Indemnification in commercial agreements
Section V. Special Situations: Intellectual Property Licensing and Data Breach
Section VI. Indemnification of corporate officers and directors