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Directors and officers in both privately held and publicly traded companies face significant financial constraints and increased liabilities. They must continuously demonstrate effective programs and efficient spending while under continued pressure from government agencies, watchdog groups and funders. Directors and officers need to ensure their governance and management practices leave no room for legal or financial error, and effectively advance the organization's purpose. This fundamental guide examines the duties and obligations of directors and officers and the liabilities associated with their roles. Be a knowledgeable advisor on potential risks, identify issues proactively and recommend policies and practices to minimize liability and maximize effectiveness. Don't miss this opportunity to cover your client's bases - order today!
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10:00 - 11:30 AM, Michael J. Gorby
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM, Daniel A. Schnapp
This course has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 3.0 hours of alternative format CLE credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, which includes 0.0 hour of alternative format ethical considerations.
MICHAEL J. GORBY, founder and partner with Gorby Peters & Associates, LLC, is a nationally recognized leader in complex corporate disputes, professional negligence cases, and liability issues that arise for property owners and managers, such as hotel chains, restaurants, shopping centers, apartment complexes, office buildings, and other public venues. Since 1998, Mr. Gorby has served as the program chair for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (an affiliate of the University of Georgia) on the topic of premises liability. He is also the author of a popular legal treatise, Premises Liability in Georgia, which was first published in 1998 by the Harrison Company (now Thomson Reuters/West) and which is now in its second edition. Mr. Gorby serves as an instructor/lecturer for Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) in the area of procuring government contracts. Mr. Gorby has tried cases around the country on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial cases and professional negligence cases. He earned his J.D. degree from University of Georgia School of Law.
DANIEL A. SCHNAPP is a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Schnapp is an experienced trial attorney regularly counseling officers and directors, executives, shareholders, employers, and employees in a wide range of sophisticated business issues and litigation. He represents clients in a variety of industries, including financial services firms, law firms, technology companies, hospitality companies, entertainment companies, hedge funds, real estate professionals, family-owned businesses, food manufacturers, publishing companies, and insurance companies. Mr. Schnapp has tried and arbitrated complex business matters. He is included in a list of New York Super Lawyers in the field of business litigation (2014-2018). Mr. Schnapp is a member of American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Neutrals, New York City and New York State bar associations, and New York County Lawyer’s Association. He received his B.A. degree from George Washington University and earned his J.D. degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.