Join My 6 August 2020 Webinar on Training in Contract Drafting

On Thursday, 6 August 2020, at 8:00 a.m. PT, I’m doing a Law Insider webinar entitled “Training in Contract Drafting; What Works, What Doesn’t Work, and Why It’s Not Enough.” Go here to register. Obviously I have training on my mind, what with launch of my new course Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass. But the webinar won’t be me politely extolling … Read More

My Free Webinar for LawInsider on “Contract Review Strategies and Best Practices” (Now With a Link to the Recording)

At noon Eastern time on Monday, 9 December 2019, I’m doing a free webinar for Law Insider on “Contract Review Strategies and Best Practices.” Everyone is welcome. Go here to register. We’ll be discussing what’s involved in reviewing contracts to avoid confusion and to make sure the deal addresses your interests. As part of that, we’ll consider how automation in … Read More

Coming Soon: New Series of “Drafting Clearer Contracts” Webcasts!

I did my first series of “Drafting Clearer Contracts” webcasts way back in 2009. At long last, with the help of my partner in Canada, Osgoode Professional Development, I’ve created a new series. It consists of five segments, each a little over an hour long (well, the fifth segment is around 1.5 hours). Each segment will be launched with a “live” … Read More

Some Shortcomings of Live CLE Webcasts

Recently I was on the panel for a live webcast—you know, with panelists joining in by telephone and everyone looking at PowerPoint slides on their screens. I didn’t exactly cover myself with glory. Partway through, the battery on my cordless phone expired—thankfully not while I was speaking. I thought it would be safest to call back in on an ancient … Read More

Now Available for Free: My Webcast on Drafting and Reviewing Confidentiality Agreements

It’s West LegalEdcenter’s sensible policy to pull webcasts after a couple of years. It follows that they’re no longer offering the “Drafting and Reviewing Confidentiality Agreements” webcast that I did for them in 2012. Well, I’m comfortable saying that the state of the law and practice is such that the webcast is still entirely relevant. So rather than let it languish, I’m now making it … Read More

My June 26 IACCM Webinar on Document Assembly

On June 26, starting at 11:00 a.m. EDT, I’ll be doing an “Ask the Expert” webinar for IACCM (International Association for Contract & Commercial Management) entitled “Optimal Contract Language and State-of-the-Art Document Assembly: A Match Made in Contract-Process Heaven.” My co-presenter will be my longtime sounding-board Tim Allen, vice-president–North America of Business Integrity, developer of ContractExpress, the leading document-assembly software. … Read More

My October Webinar on Translating International Contracts

I’m giving you a crazy amount of advance notice, but on October 16 I’ll be giving for eCPD Webinars a webinar entitled “The Perils of Translating International Contracts.” For more information, go here. Because I’ve lived in various French-speaking countries, and because my sister Christine is a conference interpreter (check out her blog posts on the history of interpreting, here), I’ve … Read More