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Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation

San Francisco, California, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with little or no patent experience. The program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the la...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

M&A Series 2017 Pt3: Last Minute Lessons for M&As

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
M&A Series 2017 Pt3: Last Minute Lessons for M&As: Tidbits Gleaned from Litigation and Other New Developments

Most series teaching about M&A issues deal intensively within the arc of the deal timing itself. They focus on what must be done in the period leading up to the potential deal to signing the deal documents and then up through closing. This series will take you beyond that focus, sta...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hear from experienced practitioners, who will provide practical advice about a broad range of ethical issues confronting in-house counsel. This unique program will help you analyze relevant ethical obligations and understand best practices. What You Will Learn Representing the corporate entity: who is the client? Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigati...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show 2017: A Review of Ethical Issues

New York, New York, USA
Join us once again at this unique interactive program. Chair Katie M. Lachter will review a new set of hypotheticals to test your knowledge of the pertinent ethical rules, as you match wits with our expert faculty, and contestants. What would you do? What do the experts say you should do? This program had past attendees raving: “My favorite PLI program so far”; “Amusing cases and...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

The Revised Disability Claims Regulations: Where Are the Minefields?

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Panelists will analyze the revised disability claims regulations and its impact on the benefit claims review process. Panelists will analyze areas where there may still be litigation potential. In addition, plan and plaintiffs’ counsel will discuss best practices for maximizing the best result for their clients. Among the issues to be discussed:

* Contractual statute of limitations
* Ven...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is the securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners as well as SEC staff. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Sec...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch. Why You Should Attend Major changes in the broker-dealer industry and regulatory framework continue as a result of the financial services crisis, the resulting regulatory reform and a new Administration that is providing a fresh and comprehensive examination of financial services ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Copyright law is one of the most dynamic and headline-grabbing areas of law practice.  In recent years, copyright disputes delivered evermore of headline-grabbing litigation that reinforced or questioned some long-standing copyright law principles while touching off spirited debate in artistic, cultural and business circles.  Whether the issue addressed a controvers...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The catalyst could be the controversial name of a sports franchise or the design of an iconic athletic shoe.  Whatever the stimulus, trademark law is witnessing a global broadening of its reach on society and business that seems to glimpse just the start of this law’s boundless geographical impact.  As business globalizes and the online channels through which ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program will be led by...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

A Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for Advocates: How to Effectively Address PTSD in Matters Involving Veterans and Others Affected by Trauma (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although PTSD can cause symptoms that significantly affect cognition and behavior, the people who assist or make critical decisions affecting those who experience PTSD may not recognize or understand these symptoms well.  This training provides advocates with an understanding of PTSD that will allow them to: Work productively with clients who have experienced traum...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017

New York, New York, USA
With the new Administration and the Department of Homeland Security focused on enforcement and deportation initiatives, non-citizens facing removal are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation. Studies have shown that those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibility for relief. In response to the acute need for trained attorneys...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Follow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2017: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment.  This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts from the Delaware j...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In recent years, insider trading has been a critical area of criminal and civil enforcement, and it will likely remain so for some time to come.  Following the Second Circuit’s ground-breaking decision on tippee liability in United States v. Newman, and the Ninth Circuit’s decision on the same issue in United States v. Salman, the law’s contours were in...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge the Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly-Admitted New York Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys delivers a comprehensive review of common skills and legal ethics must-knows that all new attorneys should find useful.  Our faculty features seasoned lawyers in a range of practice areas who are eager to share helpful takeaways gathered from their decades of collective knowledge.  With speak...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend An expert faculty will review and provide practical guidance on current ethical issues faced by attorneys working in banking and financial services. What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations Ethical concerns when representing multinational clients Whis...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At Writing for Transactional Lawyers you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice.  Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes.  What You Will Learn Crisp and clear drafting techniques, including the use of “Plain...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

20th Annual Children’s Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
 Why You Should Attend Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate are increasingly complex.  PLI’s Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA 2017: The Evolving World

New York, New York, USA
A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for inte...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Attorneys

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Joining a nonprofit board can be one of the most personally and professionally rewarding experiences of an attorney’s career. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or just beginning to practice, serving on a nonprofit board can bring opportunities to deepen your skills, make valuable connections, and help a cause that is personally meaningful to you.  ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2017: Special Populations

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This training is designed to equip attorneys with a sharper understanding of the substantive law, strategies, procedures, and best practices relevant to their representation of low-income clients who seek government benefits such as public assistance and benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  These necessary benefits can be difficult to acc...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2017

New York, New York, USA
A concise review of the latest developments and practical insights regarding the attorney-client privilege and internal investigations. The intersection of the attorney-client privilege and an internal investigation is fraught with ethical pitfalls for lawyers.  Conflicts can arise swiftly and there are a variety of privilege issues to beware of, especially if the government is involved in th...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2017

New York, New York, USA
A practical review of how conflicts of interest in law practice arise and helpful approaches in managing them.   An experienced faculty, including law firm general counsel, will review current developments in conflicts of interest and their practical takeaways, delivering useful insights for attorneys of all backgrounds.  The agenda will address how to spot potential and actual con...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and law practice management MCLE requirements at other programs. What You Will Learn Ethics in Social Media for Lawyers Legal Drafting: Effective Writing to Avoid Litigatio...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The United States Supreme Court this term confronted a very wide range of important constitutional issues.  The issues ranged from individual rights under the First Amendment free speech and religion clauses, voting rights and the Fourth Amendment, excessive force litigation, takings claims, and immigration and naturalization, to arbitration and insider trading.  F...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 3 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and low-income pe...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

17th Annual Municipal Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department, or attorneys representing city agencies, commissions, or employees, will want to attend. What You Will Learn Legal issues relevant t...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FinTech 2017

New York, New York, USA
The financial services industry is changing rapidly. Technology is revolutionizing securities investing and trading, transaction payment methodologies, and the provision of investment advice. This program will explore the legal and compliance issues arising out of the explosive advances in financial technology, including crowdfunding, blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, an...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Nuts & Bolts 2017

New York, New York, USA
Learn the basics of e-discovery law and practice.  E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved.  Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and strategies to efficiently and competently navigate the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2017: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This popular two-day program will analyze in detail the 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend With the Title III federal public crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act finally becoming fully effective in May 2016 and a new administration, what does the future hold for marketplace lending and crowdfunding?  Will it be a boom or bust?  Will Regulation A+ start to pick up speed and grow into the potential many predicted?  Will Marketplace Lending finally h...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope repres...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2017: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note: this program does not offer legal ethics credit. Federal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. To stay current on the latest deve...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

48th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Significant federal transfer tax and related income tax developments may occur during the first eight months of the Trump Administration, including the possible repeal of the federal estate tax.  The program will review any such transfer tax developments, and discuss how they may impact estate, trust and income tax planning, and how they may impact the administration of ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This full-day event addresses key issues confronted by employees, employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about prote...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend As 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 U.S. and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other com...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2017

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers.  Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand.  There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 14, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

What Litigators Should Know about Contract Drafting

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Why should litigators study contract drafting? Our profession has a tendency to draw a distinction between litigation and transactional law; however, most cases are settled outside of court and settlement usually entails a settlement agreement, which is a contract. In fact, settlement agreements are particularly dangerous drafting projects because the parties are litigious when the drafting begins...

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Sep 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2017: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Your client has advised you that it is creating a retail marketing website serving the U.S. and Europe.  They need advice on contract negotiations with the website developer, compliance with U.S. credit card standards, compliance with privacy standards in the E.U. and strategies for keeping the website secure from hackers.   Are you ready to lead these discussi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2017: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents

New York, New York, USA
Cyber attacks have wreaked havoc on organizations in nearly every industry sector. C-suites and boards of directors alike rank this issue to be of the highest concern — and for good reason. From the technology sector to financial services, cyber criminals have made it clear that no entity is immune. In today’s interconnected world, cybercrime targets go beyond those that maintain perso...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
The Federal government market is increasingly complex and compliance driven. Budget pressure, inappropriate use of fixed-price contracts, increasing compliance and transparency requirements, the initiation of a “super” oversight board, intensified focus on contract and business systems auditing, increased emphasis on suspension and debarment, and growing use of the False Claims Act to ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program will be led by...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2017: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC, and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area – from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law and consulting firms – will lead you through the emer...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 20, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

What Makes a Great Negotiator?

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ever wonder why some lawyers are more adept at negotiating better outcomes for their clients? Research suggests there is no correlation between intelligence, gender, or race when it comes to negotiating. At the same time, lawyers who always seem to leave the table ahead often have no formal training in negotiation skills. So what’s the secret?
Join internationally-known legal negotiation expert...

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