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We know that your day-to-day is uncertain right now, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts both our professional and personal lives. We want to assure you Thomson Reuters is constantly monitoring the COVID-19 situation and we're adapting our programming and policies as needed. This page contains a compilation of learning resources that can help inform you on relevant topics as well as help you earn professional education credits that may be necessary to maintain professional certification. Browse the resources below for legal, tax and accounting, and risk professionals and check back frequently for updates.
Legal learning resources
Earn CLE credit with these free COVID-19 related programs
In an effort to help attorneys complete their CLE requirements while working remotely, as well as bring them important information regarding legal issues surrounding COVID-19, Thomson Reuters and West LegalEdcenter are offering two COVID-19 related CLE programs at no cost. Once you’ve selected a program, use one of the two promotion codes during the purchase process to access the programs without expense. You can then repeat the process with a second program and the second code.
(The list of programs available will change as new content is added and programs expire. You will be able to use each promotion code only once for a total of two free CLEs).
Promotion Codes: COVID19CLE1 and COVID19CLE2
Free on-demand webinars (These programs do not offer CLE credit)
Emerging Trends in the Legal Market: Discussion and Resources for Legal Professionals in Uncertain Times
Join us for a virtual event focused on key issues impacting the legal professional community globally related to COVID-19. Hear from industry experts about the shifts in the legal market, impacts on the practice and implications of recent legislation. In addition, hear first-hand how other legal organizations are using technology to work and collaborate remotely within their practice and with clients. This program does not offer CLE credit
Legal Considerations in Responding to COVID-19
As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continues to spread globally, companies of all sizes are struggling with the unique workplace issues, supply shortages, operational hurdles, and other challenges that impact their employees, suppliers, customers, and business operations. At Practical Law, our main objective is to support you and your business, and to navigate this complicated and everchanging environment together. This program does not offer CLE credit
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Answering Your Most Pressing Questions About Paid Leave and Employee Benefits
Attorney Editors from our Labor & Employment and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation teams provide more details on the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) and respond to pressing questions received during our previous webcast, Legal Considerations in Responding to COVID-19. This program does not offer CLE credit
Data Safety: Understanding Third-Party Vendor Due Diligence
Join our experts as we explore how this area getting more complex, thanks to such things as evolving privacy laws, and to what extent a business is responsible for their vendor’s main vendors and what the legal department needs to think about when evaluating vendors and structuring your vendor agreements.
The Modern Law Department: The Why and the How
In this three-part webinar series, “Issues that Fall Through the Cracks,” we’ll explore three issues that recent Thomson Reuters research found many law departments are facing. In this second webinar of the series, we’ll be discussing “The Modern Law Department: The Why and the How.”
Earning Cooperation Credit and the Personal Accountability of Executives – What You Need to Know
Join our panel of experts as they walk through the trends they’re seeing today for personal accountability of executives, the current state of policies, and the tools available to executives when considering self-disclosing.
Free additional resources
Tax and accounting learning resources
Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Supply Chain
Join us for this interactive roundtable webinar where our expert presenters will discuss the latest developments and share insights into how multinationals are adapting to the changing landscape.
There will also be an opportunity to submit your questions through a live chat function which will be responded to throughout the webinar.
Earn CPE credit with these free COVID-19 webinars
Critical Tax and Practice Updates in the Age of Coronavirus
This webinar will address the key tax provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and pending legislation expected to authorize payments to American families and businesses. We will also discuss the tax payment relief provided by IRS Notice 2020-17, with up-to-the minute updates as additional filing season relief provisions are made available to taxpayers and tax practitioners.
Mindfully Tackling the Challenge of the Coronavirus
This webinar will provide you with practical tips to build resilience and stability with the changes we are facing professionally and personally. You will be introduced to a simple practical mindfulness practice that you can share with your colleagues and others. This webinar aims to enable you to bring balance, peace and strength to both your professional and personal environments.
Coronavirus: How to Prepare Your Business, Employees, and Customers
How you respond in the middle of a disaster will determine whether you just survive or you actually thrive. How do you protect your business, your employees, your customers? What will you do if a customer or client is diagnosed with Coronavirus after visiting your office? What are you legally required to do to protect your employees? So many questions, so many risks, so many opportunities! We will discuss the critical issues you need to consider, how to develop a response plan, and how to find the silver lining.
Earn CPE credit with these free COVID-19 Nano courses
Assessing Coronavirus Risk for Disclosures
This course identifies considerations that public companies should keep top-of-mind as they assess the current and potential impact of the coronavirus on their businesses and work to factor coronavirus risks into their reporting and disclosure practices. This overview course may be appropriate for professionals at all organizational levels.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 - Overview
This nano course discusses family and medical leave, sick leave, tax credits to employers and self-employed taxpayers providing the leave, and the effect on employer-sponsored health plans. This course provides a general review of new developments in taxation. This course is most appropriate for the professional with a background in taxation who is interested in keeping current in this area.
Earn CPE with these subscription-based learning packages
Free on-demand webinars
Introducing K-1 Analyzer: Simplify Your K-1 Processes with Game-Changing, AI-Powered Software
Struggling to process K1s? Thomson Reuters and Crowe are excited to introduce K-1 Analyzer: a game-changing, AI enabled ONESOURCE solution that will significantly reduce manual efforts involved with K1 processes, while reducing risk and improving insight. Learn more about the AI powered software that will significantly reduce your time spent on K1s while improving accuracy and insights.
A Holistic Approach to Data Management with ONESOURCE
Watch this webinar and find out how with ONESOURCE, data is easy to access and becomes your ally, not your greatest headache. Upon completion, attendees will be able to recognize the purpose of each automation solution in the ONESOURCE Direct Tax suite, compare and contrast their respective functionality, analyze benefits derived by corporate tax departments, and identify the points of ONESOURCE data integration.
Risk & compliance learning resources
Featured on-demand webinar
COVID-19: Disaster Fraud Schemes
In this on-demand webinar, we discuss disaster fraud, a type of financial crime that typically occurs after a catastrophe or event like COVID-19, current types of COVID-19 disaster fraud trends including charitable solicitations, contractor and vendor fraud, price gouging, counterfeit and fraudulent products, phishing schemes, financial elder abuse and more; and ways for financial institutions, government agencies, and consumers to prevent and mitigate disaster fraud.
Experts Talk Ep. 4: Operational & Conduct Risk During a Global Pandemic
Susannah Hammond, joined by Senior Regulatory Intelligence Expert Mike Cowan, for this engaging discussion covering what operational and conduct risks are occurring during the global pandemic and how to manage them.
Experts Talk Ep. 3: Business continuity: Working from home and other COVID-19 canaries
Susannah Hammond, joined by Chief UK/European Correspondent (Financial Regulatory Compliance) Rachel Wolcott, discusses what the FCA/PRA expect from firms, setbacks related to analogue compliance functions, single point of failure, and senior manager responsibilities.
Experts Talk Ep. 2: The UK's Regulatory Responses During the Global Pandemic
The Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority together with the Financial Reporting Council and the Information Commissioner’s Office have joined the panoply of regulators around the world in acting to try to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on financial services firms and their customers.
Mitigating Fraud and Protecting Clients in the Age of COVID-19
Join our Regulatory Intelligence Experts as they discuss the potential frauds that businesses cannot lose sight of, even while their attention is pulled to other areas, and how to best go about maintaining high standards in the eyes of one’s clients and regulators.
What does “good” or “better” practice look like during the COVID-19 crisis?
The continuing uncertainty regarding COVID-19 is having a profound impact on firms, their employees and customers, and the wider world but it is clear firms must be prepared for all eventualities. Join our regulatory intelligence experts to learn how you can respond and manage common challenges that we currently face.
10 things compliance officers need to do in 2020 (Europe)
Listen as Susannah Hammond, author and Senior Regulatory Intelligence Expert, and Alexander Robson, Managing Editor, dive into the key challenges compliance officers should be prepared to face in 2020. This discussion expands upon the Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence industry renowned expert talk.
10 things for compliance officers in the US in 2020 (US)
Listen to our webcast discussion with Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence experts to gain an insight into the current regulatory landscape including Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT), Sales practices and standards of care, Data protection and cybersecurity and all things "tech", Insider trading and market manipulation, The trend toward Environment, Social, Governance (ESG), ...and more!
Cost of Compliance (Europe)
Susannah Hammond and Ashley Kovas unpack 10 years of survey results from
our industry renowned cost of compliance report. The information
captured within the Cost of Compliance Report 2019 spans the globe, with
some data points varying from region to region. Register to listen to
our on-demand webinar to benchmark your approach and see how your region
compares to the rest of the world.
Cost of Compliance (US)
Susannah Hammond and Ashley Kovas unpack 10 years of survey results from our industry renowned cost of compliance report. The discussion provides opportunities to learn about a variety of topics, including Continuing regulatory challenges facing compliance practitioners, Managing the rise in personal liability, Impact of technology on compliance functions, and Importance of enhancing compliance skill-sets.
Cybersecurity: Achieving Cyber Resiliency - Strategies to Help Prevent, Respond to & Resolve Data Breaches
Access our on-demand webinar to learn proactive steps on how to enhance your cyber resilience. During our hour-long webinar our Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence experts Julie DiMauro and Todd Ehret were joined by nationally renowned cyber security expert John Carlin, former Assistant Attorney General for DOJ’s National Security Division and now Morrison & Foerster’s Global Risk and Crisis Management practice group chair.
Free Compliance Learning resources
These courses have been curated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and include a range of topics applicable to financial, risk and compliance professionals. They are delivered online via our Compliance Learning Management System (CLMS).