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Advanced Business Law for CPAs Logo aicpa

  Robert Walters, Esq., JD |   Free |   AICPA |   Jun 2018 |   Business Law |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs in business and industry, and CPAs in public practice who want to increase their knowledge of legal issues encountered by businesses.
Key Topics
  • Employment cases covering topics such as at-will employment, constructive discharge, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, whistleblower rights, and more
  • Protecting intellectual property of the business, including how to prevent migration of the business's trade secrets
  • Tips and traps in reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • Significant cases filed against business, and how these cases might have been avoided or damages mitigated
  • Securities regulation and business insurance
  • Key cases and legislative developments in business tax, environmental, and corporate law
  • Alternate forms of dispute resolution, including pros and cons of arbitration and mediation
Learning Objectives
  • Identify complex legal issues typically encountered by businesses.
  • Interpret measures that businesses can implement to reduce legal exposures for entities, officers, and directors.
  • Evaluate business disputes and potential resolutions. Trends in business law are among topics that include employment, tax, liability, intellectual property, and much more.
  • Assess trends in today's business environment.

Get a solid understanding of complex legal issues that come up every day and learn how to respond to them. Issue identification is often what separates top financial officers and managers from others. Covering initial coin offerings (ICOs), cybersecurity, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), this course includes discussions on legal issues in employment, contracts, intellectual property, corporate law, securities, business taxes, environmental regulation, and public company matters. New legal cases involving discrimination, sexual harassment, undocumented workers, arbitration, contracts, intellectual property, and environmental protection are also considered. Limit your clients' individual liability and insurance, head off tax issues, and take advantage of alternate forms of dispute resolution.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Business: Market & regulatory environment, Advanced
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk management policies & procedures, Advanced