Celesq® Announces April CLE: Ethics; Cybersecurity, Data Security, Privacy; Employment and Labor Law; Taxation; Estate Planning and Asset Protection

Boca Raton, FL, April 01, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for April 2016:

Ethical Issues in the Negotiation and Settlement of Disputes (2566)
Moderated web cast: April 6, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on November 4, 2015. For lawyers engaged in negotiating and settling legal disputes, there can be significant ethical pitfalls. Steve Bennett, Park Jensen Bennett LLP, discusses the ethical issues to consider, including: who is the client; who has authority to settle; puffery and withholding of information; bad faith and “re-trading the deal.”

Select Federal and State Income, Gift and Estate Tax Issues and Filing Requirements for Domestic and Foreign Trusts for Estate Planning and Asset Protection Attorneys (2637)
Live web cast: April 7, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Edward D. Brown covers tax-related issues specific to domestic and foreign asset protection planning arrangements, including factors that distinguish domestic trusts from foreign trusts for federal income tax purposes; applicable pertinent income, gift, and estate tax issues; grantor trust considerations; tax returns for underlying limited partnerships and limited liability companies; tax forms and reporting requirements for foreign bank and financial accounts; tax considerations arising from FATCA; and more.

Monitoring Employee Use of Computers, Phones, Social Media and More: Latest Developments for In-House Corporate and Employment Lawyers (2602)
Moderated web cast: April 14, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on January 26, 2016. Although employers have a variety of technological means to monitor employees’ communications and activities, employees still have legally protected privacy rights that must be respected. Dan Prywes and Josh James discuss:
· basic principles respecting different monitoring tools and areas of legal uncertainty,
· the development of employer policies and employee-consent forms to best advance employers’ legitimate goals, and
· variations among state laws, union bargaining over monitoring, and emerging issues.

What In-House Counsel Need to Know about Data Privacy in the Sharing Economy (2609)
Live web cast: April 21, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

While Sharing Economy companies have unleashed new technologies to reduce barriers to economic participation, giving entrepreneurs the tools to share their time, vehicles, homes and other assets, many of these tools also give sharing economy companies access to sensitive personal data regarding their users, which can be subject to extensive governmental regulations. Daniel Rockey discusses some of the key privacy issues facing sharing economy companies and strategies to reduce the legal risks inherent in collecting and storing sensitive personal data.

An Asset Protection Planning Primer for Estate Planning, Tax and Creditors’-Rights Lawyers (2628)
Live web cast: April 26, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Barry Engel covers important topics for estate planning, tax and creditors’-rights lawyers, including incorporating asset protection into traditional estate planning; asset protection as a supplement to traditional forms of liability and malpractice insurance; “Level 1” Planning for individuals vs. “Level 2” Planning for operating companies and professional practices; using multiple trusts and underlying entities; planning structure challenges; contempt of court principles; current federal tax considerations; a comparison of domestic and foreign asset protection trust statutory law; choice of law and conflict of laws issues; and more.

Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts, or to learn more about the programs, may visit www.celesq.com and click on Celesq® Upcoming Webcasts, accessed at btly link to http://www.celesq.com/news/category/hot_topic.

The web casts will be recorded and, like all Celesq® programs, will be available on demand and on CD directly from Celesq® (www.celesq.com). For more information about any of the programs, or to place an order from Celesq®, you may visit their web site at www.celesq.com and click on the program(s) in which you are interested; or email them at customer.care@celesq.com
Legal Ethics Institute
Michael J. Mirsky
Sharon Levine Mirsky Esq.