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Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

2nd Annual Partition Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
Partition cases are infrequent, but sooner or later, most litigators, especially those dealing with real estate, will be confronted with a partition dispute. Attorneys with a general litigation mindset tend to be unfamiliar with the nuances of partition disputes. It is essential for attorneys to recognize when the unique partition remedies and procedures are applicable and how to use them effectiv...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Dollars and Sense of Applying for Legal Malpractice Insurance

, USA
The task of completing the annual application for legal malpractice insurance is often viewed as a nuisance, and as a result, it frequently does not get appropriate time and attention. Firms may unknowingly leave money (in the form of premium dollars) on the table, or say things that affect the firm’s insurability, coverage or terms. Our panel of experienced industry professionals will discuss the...

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American Bar Association
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

How to Be a Successful Associate

, USA
The seminar is designed to provide guidance to associates at an early stage of their career development that will put them on the road to success. Topics covered include core competencies such as communicating effectively (particularly when receiving projects, working on projects, and presenting conclusions), being rigorous with respect to research and writing, managing workload effectively (inclu...

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American Bar Association
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Dealing in Drought: Development, Legislation and Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
2014 is being touted as California’s single driest year on record and severe drought conditions have brought the state to a crossroads. Is drought now going to be the new normal in California? This program will help attendees understand the impacts of drought on the competing needs of urban, agricultural and environmental water users. A diverse group of water leaders from state and local governmen...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Easements in Washington

Seattle, Washington, USA
Do you or your clients need access through an adjoining property? Do you need new and somewhat unique easements? Is your property subject to easements obtained by utility companies or the government? As the way we divide property interests change, so do easements and how we obtain them, value them and describe them.

Even if you have been working with easements for years, join us for a very...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual Successful Multi-Family & Mixed Use Development

Seattle, Washington, USA
According to the US Census Bureau, Seattle is the fastest growing city in the entire country, with an annual growth rate of 2.8%. Rain city added 18,000 new residents between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014, bringing the current population to over 652,000. Regional growth is also impressive, with 57,000 new residents added to the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area, for a total of over 3.6 mil...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Whether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state courts from a national p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

San Francisco, California, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July.

New Developments!

Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both.

Item...

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NELI
Oct 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

New York, New York, USA
Lawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to appropriately advise their clients. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: class actions, treble damage litigation, government enforcement, and adverse publicity are all possible outcomes if mistakes are made...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
In the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreements. The program will emphasize prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

New York, New York, USA
Companies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront licensing issues, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking, with a special emphasis on immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Many human trafficking survivors have complex and diverse needs that require the knowledge and intersection between multiple legal practices. This day-long program attempts to address the many legal needs that an immi...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

San Francisco, California, USA
The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law and Claim Professionals who understand the issues faced by California professionals charged with preparing, evaluating and resolving complex construction disputes. This seminar will focus upon many of the factors that influence the outcome of complex project disputes including the importance of project documentation, the need ...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Coming AIA IPR and PGR Tsunami for U.S. Pharma Patent Owners: A Call to Action

San Francisco, California, USA
To date, about 5% of the petitions filed under the AIA’s inter partes review (IPR) and/or post-grant review (PGR) proceedings relate to pharmaceutical subject matter. Those numbers are small but are expected to increase. And it is a sobering fact that well over 95% of all patent claims challenged in IPR proceedings have been held unpatentable and ultimately will be cancelled, barring appellate rev...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Regulation Institute (46th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
We are pleased to co-chair the 46th edition of PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, the most highly anticipated annual review of the current state of securities regulation and corporate law and practice.This year’s agenda reflects significant developments in the securities laws, as well as changes in the business and legal environment, including: Continued implementation of the Dodd-...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

New York, New York, USA
This program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector. Recent financial, regulatory, and legal developments that impact nonprofit organizations Nonprofit governance developments and best practices The New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 Compensation issues: federal and state statutory framework , w...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you’re a newcomer to e-discovery or an experienced professional seeking a refresher, you should make sure this program is on your docketWith e-discovery permeating nearly every facet of litigation today, attorneys managing today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must learn to recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. This program will provide a solid grounding in the basics o...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law and Regulation of "Intermediary" Businesses 2014: Consumer-Facing Technology Providers, Online Platforms, and Online Media

San Francisco, California, USA
The Internet has spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing technologies or services that bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, shaking up old industries and networks, and creating new business opportunities and challenges. New technologies and online platforms and marketplaces have changed not only the wor...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Companies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront licensing issues, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

New York, New York, USA
Leases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability. Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as investors in real estate. T...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
Commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, development rev...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Building Value in a Wine Business

Napa, California, USA
The wine industry has experienced considerable change over the past few years as the importance of growing total business value has become an increasing priority. Whether the goal is family legacy or eventual sale and exit, owners and operators are aligned in the need to optimize the value of their brands, distribution systems and operating platforms in addition to their estates and hard assets. <...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference

Portland, Oregon, USA
“This year we report on major new developments in water law affecting water rights and water quality, including presentations by leading practitioners in the field as well as senior staff of the Oregon Water Resources Department. We will review recent legislative developments, court opinions, and rulemaking efforts to provide a broad perspective of the ongoing evolution of state water law. Specifi...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Industries

Seattle, Washington, USA
The 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions program will provide you with the latest market information and market issues in M&A and M&A finance. The information-packed sessions will include updates on the state of the market, the latest developments in Delaware law, tax and intellectual property issues, and a special session on issues in acqui-hires.

We have assembled a top-notch faculty to discuss t...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating and Enforcing the FDA Orange Book Listable U.S. Patent

San Francisco, California, USA
Today’s pharmaceutical small molecule patent attorneys and patent agents, whether engaged in patent litigation, patent procurement, or licensing, are required to understand much more than simply patent law. They are called to tailor patent law concepts to counsel an industry driven in large part by Orange Book listed patents to enable life-saving medicines to be brought to market. To provide that ...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled. Medical and financial assistance are available to men and women who have served in the military, but some who can qualify are not receiving the benefits that they need. Attorneys can assist veterans with the problems that preclude them from receiving benefits, such as: Lack of pro...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Bar Review Course

San Diego, California, USA
PRG is 100% focused on your exam success, and our Patent Bar Prep Course is unlike any others on the market:

- Benefit from the PRG guarantee – we’ll be there until you pass the exam!
- Get our total solution for one low price —classroom courses in major U.S. cities, our online course, and our online exam prep software (ExamWare®).
- Be confident that your materials are always up-to-d...

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Patent Resources Group
Nov 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Collecting data from and about customers and consumers is a modern business mandate. What consumerfacing company is not now engaged in a “know our customers better” initiative? These data are collected online, in mobile apps, and in social media, and often appended to data gathered by others about the same consumers elsewhere. Most brands use these data in some way, such as to personalize messages...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

7th Annual Alaska Construction Law

Anchorage, Alaska, USA
"One of the great things about construction is that it continues to develop – new projects, new designs, new construction techniques, new project delivery mechanisms. It is an area where the management and allocation of risk is key – to protect people and property, to build even more complex structures, and to meet the challenges of extensive and expensive infrastructure and energy needs. Keeping ...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Frack Attack: Recent Trends in Environmental Fracking Litigation

, USA
This is the second of a three-part webinar series exploring contemporary developments and legal issues related to hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"). This webinar will provide an update on recent trends in hydraulic fracturing litigation, including a discussion of recent court decisions, the types of claims typically pursued, and projections for future litigation.

Speakers will include: (1) ...

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American Bar Association
Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Open Source and Free Software 2014: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

New York, New York, USA
Continuous changes in the legal and technical landscape make it critical for IP, technology and business lawyers to keep abreast of the legal and technical issues presented by the open source paradigm. “Open source” software, which is freely available in the form of operating systems, applications, utility code and programming tools, presents an attractive option. However, use of such software can...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enfo...

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NELI
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014

New York, New York, USA
As today’s digital media environment continues to bend and stretch the boundaries of communications law, you need to stay current with strategy, best practices and practical knowledge.Long recognized as the most comprehensive conference in the field, Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014 covers the latest legal developments in: Electronic media Digital communications First Amendment Intel...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive drafting exercises. Ethic...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

7th Annual Water Rights Transfers

Seattle, Washington, USA
Please join Program Co-Chairs Robin G. McPherson, an Assistant Attorney General in the Water Resources Section of the AGO’s Ecology Division and Mark T. Peterson, co-founder of Peterson & Marquis Law Office, along with the outstanding faculty they have assembled to discuss the complex world of Water Rights Transfers. This seminar is designed to provide practical information of vital interest to mo...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bolstering Your Company’s Fraud Defenses 2014: Proactive Prevention and Responses

San Francisco, California, USA
Companies face greatly increased risks of being a victim of fraud in today's challenging business climate; no company is too big or too small to fall victim. In light of the high costs of fraud, both in actual revenues lost, potential legal exposure and opportunity costs, it is imperative that companies develop and implement proactive strategies to prevent and detect business fraud. Strong fraud p...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Corporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations. Indeed, never in the history of criminal or corporate law has the existence of an effective compliance and ethics program been more valuable.A host of factors have together upped the ante on compliance programs, including: The enormity of recent criminal fines and other sanctions The aggressive enforcement of c...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2014: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
It has been thirty years since Apple’s introduction of the original Macintosh computer started the personal computing revolution. The original floppy disk has been replaced by current thumb drives that can store an entire library on a single device. The availability of cheap and ubiquitous computing power is changing all aspects of business. As businesses evolve into new models, the legal issues t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Leases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability. Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as investors in real estate. T...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2014 ABA North America Regional Forum: Doing Business Within the Region and Collaborating Abroad

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend the “2014 North America Regional Forum: Doing Business within the Region and Collaborating Abroad” Conference on November 17-18, 2014 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, BC, Canada. This one and a half day conference will feature two parallel tracks on best practices for international companies doing business in North America ...

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American Bar Association, Section of International Law
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014

New York, New York, USA
Over the past few years and once again in FY2013, cases against investment advisers have come to represent the single largest component of the SEC’s enforcement docket. At the same time, the SEC’s exam program, working closely with Enforcement, continues to hone its focus on private equity and hedge funds, announcing a series of initiatives targeting new registrants under Dodd-Frank as well as est...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
Gain authoritative insights into jury trials from masters of the bar and the benchBe sure to attend this popular program where experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, come together to give you their valuable perspectives on jury trials. Whether you are a new trial attorney or an experienced courtroom litigator, this course will provide a distin...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, development rev...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

Arlington, Virginia, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enfo...

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NELI
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Dispute Resolution in China

, USA
Business in China needs a predictable and stable dispute resolution environment in order to succeed. Most experienced China hands instruct their clients to, at all costs, avoid selecting Chinese arbitral institutions such as the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) or one of the city-level institutions such as the Beijing Arbitration Commission or Shanghai Arbitrati...

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American Bar Association
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2nd Annual Design Professional Liability and Risk Mitigation

Seattle, Washington, USA
Design professionals are subject to some of the most perilous liability exposure faced by any of the licensed professions. Architects and engineers in particular, are subject to risk and liability that can be dramatically out of proportion to prospective reward.

Exposure seems to multiply each year thanks to constantly evolving building science; new and sometimes untested technologies and ...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Natural Resources and the Law

Missoula, Montana, USA
The State of Montana has an abundance of wealth in Natural Resources. Please plan to join us Friday, November 21st in Missoula and learn the value our natural resources can provide, from Oil and Gas Development, Mining, Water Resources, Mineral Rights, Property Rights and Land Leasing, Wind, Forest and Ranch considerations. Our expert faculty will guide you through the issues you need to understan...

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The Seminar Group





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