Current Issues and Tips in Agricultural Law in Multi-State Practice (Webcast Only)

Event Details

Current Issues and Tips in Agricultural Law in Multi-State Practice 

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Agricultural Law Practice Section

Thursday, June 24, 2021

9:00 AM – 1:00 pm MT

**Live Webcast Only

3.25 CLE Credits


Standard Registration: $105

Agricultural Law Section Members: $70

Law Students: FREE

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9:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m.  Farm and Ranch Tax Update – What’s Hot in the Tax Court and IRS; Lingering Issues with the ERC and PPP

Professor Roger A. McEowen, Washburn University School of Law

A nationally recognized expert in agricultural law and author of the textbook/casebook Principles of Agricultural Law, Professor McEowen, will provide a review of the significant caselaw and regulatory and administrative developments of importance to tax practitioners with an ag clientele base. He will also address solutions for the many issues and questions that have arisen concerning the interaction of the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that have been modified throughout 2020 and into 2021 and have caused many questions for practitioners and taxpayers.

10:00 a.m. Immigration and Farm Labor Panel Discussion

Joel Anderson, Snake River Farmers Association and Nicole R. Derden, Derden Law

11:00 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. Practice Tips for Agricultural Insolvencies

Aaron R. Bell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho and William “Reed” Cotten, Robinson & Cotten

12:00 p.m. The Six Most Important Things for an Attorney Representing Agricultural Businesses to Know about Transportation Law

Brent Wm. Primus, Primus Law Office, Minneapolis, MN

Our speaker, a nationally recognized expert in the area of transportation law will present on the following topics:

  • The critical differences between a carrier and an intermediary
  • Limitations of a carrier’s liability for loss or damage to cargo
  • The significance and implications of a bill of lading
  • The most important time limits in transportation
  • The crucial differences between a carrier’s liability for damage to cargo, cargo liability insurance, and cargo insurance exemptions and exceptions

1:00 p.m.    Program Concludes