Need to Watch November CLE: Franchising, SCOTUS, and Whistleblower Protections

Katie Carelli | November 1, 2019

Whether you’re trying to squeeze in some CLE before your looming end-of-year deadline, or before you travel for the holidays, Lawline has a great range of programs for you this November. With programs from recent SCOTUS cases and corporate whistleblower protections, we are keeping you up to date on the latest legal issues. Check out some of November’s CLE highlights below.

  • How to Franchise a Business: A Practitioner’s Guide. If you’re advising a client looking to turn their existing business into a franchise, it’s important to be aware of a number of different state laws, as well as the Federal Trade Commission regulations. This program will cover the applicable laws and regulations, as well as practical advice for guiding potential franchisors. Airing Monday, November 4, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. (EST)
  • State & Local Government Issues at the Supreme Court, 2018 - 2020. This program will review some of the most interesting Supreme Court cases from the 2018 - 2019 term, and a few cases from the upcoming 2019 - 2020 term, that will have a large impact on state and local governance. There’s something for every kind of lawyer in this one. Airing Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Hot Topics in Corporate Whistleblower Protections. This timely program offers a discussion of recent developments in protections for corporate whistleblowers, including the Taxpayer First Act, protected conduct under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the impact of Wadler v. Bio-Rad, and more. Airing Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. (EST)


If you can’t attend a live webcast, don’t worry! All of our courses go on-demand within 48 hours after airing (and you can check them out with our free trial). Check out these highly rated programs that were recently added to our catalog:

  • How to Succeed in a Contested Guardianship Proceeding. Regardless of who an attorney represents in a contested guardianship proceeding, the goal should be to protect the Respondent with diminished capacity. This program covers trial tips to achieve this outcome for attorneys representing either party, and pitfalls to avoid. Originally aired on October 1, 2019
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy: Regulatory and Enforcement Update. Recent cybersecurity enforcement has seen lawmakers asking businesses to protect their data, networks, and customer information or face stiff penalties. This program reviews recent enforcement trends, legal developments in cybersecurity, and predictions for 2020. Originally aired on October 10, 2019
  • Representing Plaintiffs in Wrongful Death Cases. This program provides strategies for trials involving wrongful death claims, including best practices in mediation, out-of-court settlements, handling experts at trial, issues for the surviving family members, and much more. Originally aired on October 22, 2019


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Written by Katie Carelli

Katie was raised in Fort Lauderdale, FL and decided to brave New York City after graduating with her M.A. in English Literature from Florida State University in 2018. When she is motivated to get off her couch, she frequents the movies, the theater, and the museums of the city.


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