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Covid-19 Vaccine Shortages, Litigating Force Majeure, & Employer Liability CLE - Telephonic Seminar - Last Day for Pre-Registration Discount

SKU: 567327 $179.00 $129.00 Rossdale Savings:: $50.00

Learn the latest on Covid-19 Vaccine Shortages, Litigating Force Majeure, & Employer Liability CLE with this convenient, telephonic seminar. All registered attendees who are unable to participate in the teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary absentee recording & podcast of the full-length seminar two days after the teleconference. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, receive access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this telephonic seminar.

Covid-19 Vaccine Shortages, Litigating Force Majeure, & Employer Liability CLE

90-Minute, Telephonic Seminar
Noon-1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021

Last Day for Pre-Registration Discount

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.

Benefits:

Clients' concerns involving force majeure, Covid-19 liability, and vaccines have become escalated with daily news reports involving vaccine shortages, force majeure claims, and re-opening procedures. Companies, employers, schools, individuals, & governments have generated unparalleled demand for the latest legal advice on safety, and health requirements stemming from Covid-19. In particular, attorneys must be fluent on contractual obligations, novel causes of action, how & when force majeure applies, other cutting-edge defenses, drafting & responding to contractual claims. The faculty for this seminar will also share the latest legal issues involving vaccine sales, shortages, and distribution, cross-border protections, shutdowns, mandates, immunity & liability for vaccine manufacturers, distributors and administrators. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program.

Agenda:

Covid-19 Vaccine Shortages, Litigating Force Majeure, & Employer Liability CLE:

a. Legal Issues involving Vaccine Shortages

b. Sale and Distribution Considerations

c. Contract Obligations Related to Covid-19

d. Latest Developments involving Force Majeure

e. Utilizing Novel Causes of Action

f. Impracticability & Impossibility

g. Employer Considerations

h. Liability for Companies, Employers, Schools, Governments, & Clients

i. Legal Concerns involving Re-opening

j. Countermeasures Injury Compensation Programs & Effects on Vaccine Uptake

k. Immunity & Liability for Vaccine Manufacturers, Distributors, & Administrators

Interactive Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Michael W. Massiatte is a member DLA Piper's Litigation & Employment practice groups. A former Assistant General Counsel for a technology and media company and a former Chief Employment Counsel for a publicly-traded energy company, Mr. Massiatte focuses his practice on labor and employment matters, including employee and labor relations, employee benefits, workplace safety and obligations arising in connection with mergers and acquisitions. He also counsels clients on litigation, commercial transactions, corporate compliance and ethics, and risk management matters and he frequently conducts high-level internal investigations. Mr. Massiatte provides advice and counseling to entities ranging from Fortune 100 companies to startups, on a wide range of business and employment-related issues. He regularly counsels employers an all aspects of the employment relationship. Mr. Massiatte also regularly works with employers to review and update employment policies and to provide training on a wide range of topics including workplace safety requirements and best practices, managing employee leave, handling employee discipline and discharge decisions, and protecting confidential and proprietary information. He also prepares executive and employment agreements, including those containing provisions aimed at protecting trade secrets and other business interests.

2. Nicholas M. Pace works at the RAND Corporation, one of the country's most prominent non-profit think-thanks. He has contributed his expertise in justice organization-related research methodologies to many projects involving the law, the courts, and judicial decisionmaking, often involving large scale, groundbreaking qualitative and quantitative data collections. Mr. Pace's primary interest relates to how governmental entities, corporations and other organizations, professions, and stakeholder groups operate within the context of the larger legal environment. He has led a wide variety of studies, including an examination of pre-trial discovery costs involving electronically-stored information, an analysis of the efforts of publicly-funded defense counsel, an investigation of practices and policies in the California workers' compensation courts, an exploration of class action litigation involving the insurance industry, and an assessment of the impact of statutory changes in medical malpractice law. His other work includes examining transparency issues related to class action settlements; studying the dynamics of class action litigation and recommending new managerial approaches for judges; helping to accomplish an in-depth evaluation of the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990 and its effects on case management, cost, and delay; and analyzing jury verdict outcomes. Currently he is leading work related to setting caseload limits for public defenders in state courts, a national survey of corporate counsel regarding the use of business-to-business arbitration agreements, and a major survey of adult Americans to better understand how the civil justice system is utilized in the immediate aftermath of injuries and illnesses. Mr. Pace received his J.D. from the University of Oregon.

CLE Credit: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs for 1.5 CLE credits

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits ******

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits*****

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington for 1.5 CLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

***** Members of the SC Bar may seek credit directly with the CLE Commission by submitting the 1-page form to the Commission prior to the teleconference and may contact the sponsor to secure an off-set in the registration cost.

For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.

REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS LIVE TELEPHONIC SEMINAR.

All registered attendees who are unable to dial into the live teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary downloadable recording & podcast of the full-length seminar.

You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions, online access to course and reference materials, and be registered for CLE credit when you check-out with a credit card or your check is processed.

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