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Available On Demand: Assumed Names, Trade Names and Fictitious Names

By: COGENCY GLOBAL on Jul 25, 2023 2:30:00 PM

Did you miss our CLE webinar, Assumed Names, Trade Names and Fictitious Names: Why is All of This so Complicated? If so, you can now watch it On Demand for free. We delved into the complexities surrounding the use and registration of assumed names in business operations. Our presenters explored various national and local name protection options to safeguard these valuable assets, emphasized the necessity of registration for elective assumed names, discussed the legal prerequisites and potential penalties for failing to adhere to these requirements and even examined significant case decisions. 

We also covered the assumed name registration process, detailing name requirements, filing locations, post-registration duties and the different variations of registrations while touching upon how assumed names influence due diligence. There was also a timely discussion on the CTA assumed name reporting requirements and guidance on how to determine location and existence of assumed name registrations.

Assumed Names, Trade Names and Fictitious Names:
Why is All of This so Complicated?

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There is no fee to attend the webinar, but advance registration is required.

CLE and MCLE Information:

California: This course has been approved by the California MCLE Board for 1 MCLE credit hour. (CA attorneys, please provide Bar number during registration.) Provider #10934

Florida: This course has been approved by the Florida Bar for 1 CLE credit hour. Course number 2307457N

Illinois: This course has been approved by the Illinois MCLE Board for 1 MCLE credit hour. (IL attorneys must provide their ARDC number for provider reporting purposes.)

New York: Cogency Global has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education. This course has been approved in accordance with the Board for a maximum of 1 credit hour, all of which can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement.

Texas: This course has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1 credit hour, of which 0 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit. (TX attorneys must provide their Bar number for provider reporting purposes). Course # 174204828

National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA): This course has been approved by NFPA for 1 CLE credit hour.

National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA): This course has been approved by NALA for 1 CLE credit hour. 

Note: To receive full credit you must be present for the entire presentation and answer all poll questions throughout the webinar.

Please note:

  • This program is suitable for newly admitted and experienced attorneys. 
  • M/CLE is general credit and does not include any of the following: legal ethics, recognition and elimination of bias, competence, mental health/substance abuse, diversity/inclusion, civility, professionalism. Official NY State CLE certificates will be emailed after the event. 
  • Cogency Global does not pursue CLE credit for Paralegals (unless noted above), CPAs or CPEs. We encourage you to submit this certificate of attendance to your professional organization to obtain credit.
  • For any states not listed as approved or pending we strongly encourage attendees to self-apply/self-report to the respective states. 

You’re welcome to share this invitation with your colleagues, along with any other legal and financial professionals who may benefit from attending this webinar. If you have any questions, please email webinars@cogencyglobal.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Topics: Assumed Name Registration and Compliance