Featuring James Robenalt
Featuring James Robenalt
This 3.0 Credit Hour CLE organized by Charles Adler, Schnieder Smeltz Spieth Bell, and Kevin Butler, Law Director of the Cities of Brooklyn and Lakewood, aims to help attendees understand the changes in federal tax law as a result of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).
Deborah A. Geier | Professor, C|M|LAW
Jeffrey D. Neuman, CPA, JD | President, Barnes Wendling CPAs
John T. Plecnic | Associate Professor, C|M|LAW
Milena Sterio | Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment, C|M|LAW
Scott Swartz, J.D., LL.M., AEP | Attorney at Law, Wellspring Advisors
Maryann Thomas | Associate, Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell
Presented by the Cleveland State Law Review in partnership with the IoT Collaborative and the C|M|LAW Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection.
Join a group of national legal, regulatory, business and technology experts who will gather to explore the rapidly evolving hype and reality of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, including recent legal developments. From government services, to supply chain management to "smart contracts," a range of industries are exploring transformative ways to implement the technology that created BitCoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Haimera Workie is a Senior Director responsible for heading up FINRA’s Office of Emerging Regulatory Issues, which focuses on analyzing new and emerging risks and trends related to the securities market. Previously, Mr. Workie served as Deputy Associate Director in the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In this capacity, Mr. Workie was tasked with developing a variety of Dodd-Frank Act related rulemakings, supervising policy matters related to market intermediaries and financial market utilities, and representing the SEC before several international standard setting bodies. Mr. Workie also previously served as Counsel to SEC Chair Mary Schapiro. Prior to joining the SEC, he was an associate at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, with a practice focusing on corporate law. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S., M.S.) and Harvard Law School (J.D.).
This 3.0 Credit Hour CLE satisfies the Professional Conduct requirement! This course will examine in detail the ethics and professionalism responsibilities which are peculiar to employment and class action litigation, as well as those generally applicable to all types of litigation, including the often and very public context of class notices and settlements which are broadly publicized as a result of Rule 23 requirements.
Patrick J. Perotti | Partner, Dworken & Bernstein Co., LPA
William Crosby | Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program