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Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Negotiation Skills 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendNegotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life. You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language. This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct. The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law fir...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code applies to secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay. At Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (fili...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions 2015: Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendSpawned by strength in the debt markets, a strong stock market, and plentiful levels of cash, merger and acquisition activity has been robust in 2014. The ability to be an effective negotiator in an M&A transaction requires staying abreast of the latest deal trends. This program will help you stay up-to-date on recent trends in deal making such as developments regarding ma...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe (Fourteenth Annual): Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice

London, GBR
Why You Should Attend We are proud to present Practising Law Institute’s Fourteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe, the most comprehensive securities programme available in Europe, with a unique focus on the application of U.S. securities law in the EU.  This Institute will provide the important U.S. perspective relevant to UK and European practice, featuring leadin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreem...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Products of Insurance Companies in the Course of Regulatory Reform 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe insurance industry continues to navigate the legal environment and regulatory hurdles in meeting insurance and retirement needs facing Americans. This timely program provides critical content on the prevailing and emerging legal issues practitioners must understand and insights into product development and asset management services offered by insurance company complexes. O...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOver the past year, the REIT and commercial real estate industries have continued to experience strong M&A activity, with some sectors poised for large-scale consolidation even as new property types enter the REIT universe through spin-offs, conversions and IPOs. At the same time, high profile transactions involving non-traded REITs and the increasing presence of activist ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Project Management for Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLegal project management is fast becoming a critical way of doing business in law firms and legal departments. Lawyers are learning to implement project management principles in order to better plan, organize, and supervise projects while enhancing client service and relationships, minimizing risk and enhancing profitability or management of legal costs. In a few short years, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program is designed to bring you up-to-date on intellectual property rights enforcement. From the physical world to the Internet, learn how to protect against infringement by the billion dollar piracy industry the intellectual property your company or client has developed and in which it has invested. This program will put you in a better position to think outside of the ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Data Privacy, Behavioral Advertising and Security Breach Class Action Suits 2015: What Every Litigator and In-House Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIn recent years, there has been an explosion of new lawsuits focused on the alleged disclosure of personal information in connection with the use of mobile phones and tablets, social networks, social gaming, apps, and other technologies and in connection with behavioral advertising and the use of pixels, beacons, cookies and other persistent identifiers and geolocation tools. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAttend this renowned program and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus, examine the latest negotiation trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, programming networks, and online video distributors - and the regulators themselves&...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate re...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
If you have already attended a PLI Bridge-the-Gap I program, you cannot attend a second Bridge-the-Gap I program and receive MCLE credit.Why you should attendLearn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school. Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face. The lessons tau...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethics and Cloud Computing: Cloud Computing Fundamentals for Lawyers

, USA
In this program—the first of a series of three examining the ethics issues implicated in lawyers' use of cloud computing—the panelists will survey the issues and lay the groundwork for more in-depth analysis in the later sessions. Topics covered in this program will include:

- What exactly does "cloud computing" mean?
- What are the major pros and cons of cloud computing for lawyers?
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American Bar Association
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

IPR Defense: An Overview of Considerations and Pitfalls from the Patent Owner's Perspective

, USA
Since September 16, 2012, parties have been able to challenge patents in inter partes review (IPR) and post-grant review (PGR) proceedings. In their first two years of service, IPRs have been wildly popular—parties have filed almost 2,000 petitions, far surpassing recorded expectations. The proceedings, pegged "death squads" killing "property rights" by some, have also efficiently cancelled claims...

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American Bar Association
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendRunning a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confr...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendEffective risk prevention practice, and the weak recovery from the recession require businesses to preplan and limit risk with distressed companies. The program will cover current issues relating to structuring, drafting and enforcing the rights of creditors and parties to loans, various executory contracts and intercreditor agreements, principally in out-of-court restructurin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will provide an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation (often called “unbundling”) in a family law context, including all of the fee agreements, forms and other materials you will need to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably. What You Will Learn The ethical rules governing...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Dealing with Problem Counsel and Problem Witnesses at a Deposition

, USA
All too often, witnesses in concert with their defense counsel or examiners frustrate the discovery process—and depositions in particular—by their obstructive and abusive behavior. Because a judge or magistrate judge is typically not present at a deposition, counsel need to control the deposition process without direct judicial intervention.

During this webinar, the panel will provide views...

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American Bar Association
Feb 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups.You design the two-day schedule that best meets yo...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low- Income Family Law Cases 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attend Millions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. Attend this free two-day PLI program for an introduction to family law practice and then volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need. What you...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle. At this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment. The ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreem...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate Tax Forum (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOur 17th anniversary program will continue to focus on transactions, highlighting the tax problems encountered by practitioners in today’s typical commercial real estate transactions and structures, and examining the simple and sophisticated solutions being used by the experts. Panels of nationally-recognized real estate tax experts from major law and accounting firms will pro...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendHuman Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protec...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWage and hour litigation remains steady in the courts, and is on the rise in arbitration. Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel must keep up to date on the latest legal developments and litigation trends, have knowledge of the nuances of paying employees correctly under state and federal law, and understand the pros and cons of arbitration agreements a...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Public companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities and are under intense scrutiny from investors and regulators. Legal and regulatory changes, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and listing standards, as well as overall changing expectations in the marketplace contribute to this new challenging environment. Corporate governance provides the ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And th...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activit...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2015: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend As commercial real estate and its financing reemerge strongly from the turmoil and the dislocation of the downturn of the late ‘00s, securitization is once again becoming a significant part of the real estate debt and equity markets. Capital markets lenders are again competing aggressively with traditional main street portfolio lenders for large as well as conduit loans...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar. By attending PLI’s Bridge-the Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York At...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2015: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny.  At this program, attendees will be provided with expert analysis regarding today’s hot topics impacting the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. A distinguish...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Spin-offs 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend An increasing proportion of global M&A transactions take the form of spin-offs, equity carve-outs and similar architectures not involving an outright sale.  But what is a spin-off, what makes it different from other types of business separation transactions, and why are people doing more of them?  This program will provide an in-depth perspective on:  the ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The challenges of creating an inclusive work environment remain great. At this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a renowned faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss significant  legal developments that impact diversity, implicit bias, the current status of key diversity initiatives, and  the challenges and best prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe ability to speak clearly and confidently is important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners, making a pitch to clients, or addressing a courtroom. At this two-hour program, taught by a former practicing lawyer, you will learn techniques that will immediately improve your presentation skills.What you will learnYou will learn how to: Master effective physical deli...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe program will review the professional responsibility issues confronting lawyers who advise clients in connection with securities and derivatives transactions, including the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.What you will learn Who the client is - organizations, not officers When to report wrongdoing: internally (up the corporate ladder and to the Board) and externally (...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The SEC Speaks in 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDuring the past twenty years, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have substantially revised the consolidated return regulations. These changes, coupled with legislative developments, judicial decisions, and published and private rulings, have dramatically changed the operating rules of consolidated returns. An understanding of these rules is critic...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2015: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And th...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Are you up-to-date on the important developments in federal civil practice and the implications of these developments for your cases? At Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015, a distinguished faculty of trial lawyers and judges will review and offer their insights into significant recent developments in the law.  The program will focus on the application of...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property issues frequently arise in the context of a variety of transactions, and this program will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of these special considerations while exploring the strategic role of IP in a company. Explore how to assess intellectual property as a strategic asset and how to monetize IP while avoiding costly mistakes. Additional topi...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAsset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to borrow funds against their own assets as collateral to generate cash for working capital and capital acquisitions.In struc...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agency Contr

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 1 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agenc...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 2 - Sound Recordings; Music PublishingThe morning will be geared toward a basic understanding of an artist-record company agreement with a mock negotiati...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 3 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment & Sports Litigation; FilmThe morning will provide an overview of book publishing agreement...

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