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Litigating Force Majeure, Rent Abatement, & Covid-19 Claims CLE -- 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

SKU: 680247 $179.00 $179.00

Learn the latest on Litigating Force Majeure, Rent Abatement, & Covid-19 Claims with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Litigating Force Majeure, Rent Abatement, & Covid-19 Claims CLE

90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

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


The rapid spread of the Coronavirus has affected the economy in unprecedented ways. There is a surging demand for attorneys to timely counsel corporate, private and government clients on claims and defenses related to this epidemic. As the virus continues to spread, there is a need for attorneys fluent in cutting-edge legal issues involving rent abatement, force majeure, insurance claims, lawsuits, and business claims. The faculty for this seminar features three leading authorities, who will share the latest legal developments involving claims for losses, impracticability, impossibility, commercial & insurance litigation, force majeure, & related defenses. 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.


Litigating Force Majeure, Rent Abatement, & Covid-19 Claims CLE:

a. Rent Abatement due to Covid-19

b. Latest Law on Force Majeure

c. Claims for Business & Government Losses

d. Policy-holder Lawsuits

e. Challenging Force Majeure & Related Defenses

f. Litigating Impracticability & Impossibility

g. Insurance Coverage

h. Other Defenses

i. Legal Issues involving the Coronavirus/Covid-19

j. Contract Obligations Related to Covid-19

Recorded Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Tiffany R. Caterina is a member of the Litigation Group at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, where she focuses on entertainment, intellectual property, music, technology, video gaming, real estate, and other general business matters on behalf of artists, individual agents or managers, high-profile individuals, production and distribution companies, and interactive gaming companies. Ms. Caterina has handled all phases of complex business disputes, including litigating disputes regarding talent services, production, distribution, licensing, and output agreements, as well as copyright and trademark cases. She also has extensive experience litigating disputes regarding breach of fiduciary duties, commissions, and “client poaching.” Ms. Caterina also has represented both employees and employers in trade secret and non-compete matters, as well as labor and wage claims. Her recent work includes obtaining an award for disgorgement of commissions paid to a talent agency; litigating to settlement a profit participation dispute on behalf of a director; and obtaining dismissal of a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a director and producer brought by a cast member injured on the set of a movie. Ms. Caterina regularly appears in state and federal courts across the country and before the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, and various arbitration tribunals, including the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, ADR Services, and the Independent Film & Television Alliance.

2. 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.

3. Edmund M. O'Toole is a Partner at Venable, where he serves on the firm's managing board. He has decades of experience litigating transactional, governance, technology, employment, insurance, financial services, and consumer protection disputes. Mr. O'Toole has developed an in-depth understanding of the practical issues facing companies involved in lawsuits in U.S. state and federal courts, arbitrations, and in cross-border proceedings. Mr. O'Toole is equally conversant in state, federal, and international proceedings, whether in court cases, arbitration, or mediation engagements. He has litigated claims ranging from putative class actions and institutional investors in securities-related claims to corporate offices in derivative action. Mr. O'Toole has spoken and written widely on rent abatement, Covid-19 claims, force majeure, and impossibility of performance, among others. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Williams College.

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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**

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

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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

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

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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

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Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

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* 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.

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You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

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