Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax
3950 Fair Ridge Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22033
Regulatory Ethics: 1.00
Business Law: 5.00
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The brewing and distilling industries are rapidly growing, but complex state and federal regulations are ever-present obstacles to startups and established businesses alike. This legal program will teach you how to help your clients build a solid business; minimize liability; and navigate the licensing, labeling and tax reporting challenges along the way. You will also learn how to effectively protect your client's intellectual property, avoid legal landmines in advertising and receive valuable tips for negotiating distribution agreements. Enhance your understanding of this unique area of law - register today!
This intermediate level program is designed for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 6.0 hours of credit, of which 1.0 hour will also apply in the area of legal ethics or professionalism.
including - Regulatory Ethics: 1.00 Taxes: 1.00 Business Law: 5.00
NBI, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. This program is designed to qualify for 7.0 hours (based on 50 minute credit hour) of continuing professional education credit for accountants. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint, refund and program cancellation, please contact our offices at (800) 930-6182.
This is an Intermediate level program presented in a group live setting. Accountants should have a basic understanding of the complexity of business transactions and regulations that are ever-present obstacles to start-ups and established breweries alike. No advanced preparation is required. Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. State which business entity best fits a brewery or distillery client's needs. 2. List two brewery and distillery labeling and registration issues. 3. Describe the biggest federal brewery tax compliance oversights. 4. Identify two key provisions for various brewery and distillery contracts/agreements. 5. Describe two ways to protect a brewery or distillery client's intellectual property. 6. Define two ethical considerations for entity formation or brewery and distillery law. Field(s) of Study -- Business Law; Regulatory Ethics; Taxes.
JUSTIN T. BANFORD is an attorney with Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig representing businesses and business owners. Throughout his career he has focused on helping entrepreneurs and executives effectively develop their companies - from formation, to growing the company, to succession planning. His clients reflect a cross section of the D.C. economy with many clients in the technology, government contracting, and other professional services spaces. He is admitted to the following bar associations: Virginia; Maryland; District of Columbia; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and U.S. District Court for District of Columbia. Mr. Banford's professional associations and memberships include McLean Estate Planning Council and ABA Military Pro Bono Project. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree with completion of corporate and securities law track from George Mason University Law School.
ARTHUR J. DeCELLE is counsel with McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where he focuses his practice on advising alcohol beverage companies in commercial transactions, advertising and marketing, regulatory and excise tax compliance, and effective participation in legal and public policy debates at all levels of government. Prior to joining McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Mr. DeCelle was the executive vice president and general counsel of the Beer Institute. He worked with industry members and lawmakers in drafting the 21st Amendment Enforcement Act, the Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act, and numerous amendments to federal and state statutes. He also drafted and coordinated three revisions of the Beer Institute Advertising and Marketing Code and wrote several general industry guidance documents. Mr. DeCelle is admitted to practice in Virginia and the District of Columbia. He earned his B.A. degree from St. John’s University, his M.A. degree from St. John’s University, and J.D. degree from George Mason University School of Law.
ANDREA HARRIS is an attorney with McClanahan Powers, PLLC, where she focuses her practice in business services, intellectual property, lawsuits and disputes, and contracts. Ms. Harris is admitted to practice in Virginia. She earned her B.A. degree from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, and her J.D. degree from Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, North Carolina.
BETHANY K. HATEF is an attorney with McDermott Will & Emery LLP where she is a member of the firm's Chambers-ranked alcohol regulatory & distribution group. Ms. Hatef regularly counsels alcohol industry clients on federal and state requirements relating to the production, marketing, distribution and sale of beer, wine and spirits. She assists clients in negotiating and entering into distribution relationships and provides counsel on the impact of state franchise requirements on supplier-distributor contracts and relations. Ms. Hatef is admitted to practice in Maryland and in Washington, D.C. She earned her B.A. degree, with honors, from Johns Hopkins University and her J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law.
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