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Surgent's Business Law Essentials for Practitioners and Controllers (BLAW)
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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.

6/3/2016
When: Friday, June 3, 2016
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Webinar/Webcast
United States
Contact: April Deneault
801-466-8022


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Acronym BLAW
CPE 8 hours
Category
Business Law
Level Basic
Vendor Surgent
Who should attend

All practitioners and controllers who want a better understanding of how the law can impact their practice and their clients

Prerequisite
None
Fees: Early Bird
Standard
Member N/A
$219
Non-Member: N/A
$269

The Member rate applies to UACPA members and reciprocal state society members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the UACPA at 801.466.8022, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Description 
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.

Major Topics

  • 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

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

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