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Nov 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Twelfth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLearn how to manage today’s heightened scrutiny and expectations of corporate boardsThe past year has seen a host of new expectations imposed on corporate boards in critical areas of governance, including: Risk management and compliance Disclosure Audit committee oversight of financial reporting Shareholder relations Additionally, the Dodd-Frank Act created new requirement...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 25, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Impacts of Fracking on Property Valuation

, USA
The final program in our three-part webinar series exploring contemporary developments and legal issues related to hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") will analyze the impacts of fracking on property valuation and related legal issues.

The speakers will discuss impacts on the valuation process, how development of shale—particularly in the Marcellus Shale and Barnett Shale regions—has impacted...

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American Bar Association
Nov 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children - Effective Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys interested in representing unaccompanied immigrant children will learn the framework for legal relief for these clients and effective strategies for working with children.  What You Will Learn How removal proceedings against children are conducted, and some of the key affirmative defenses available under US immigration law Eligibility requirements ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2014: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Substance Abuse - Elimination of Bias in the Profession

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendSatisfy all of California’s MCLE special requirements at this fast-paced and up-to-the-minute program. If your last name begins with a letter from H through M, your MCLE compliance deadline of January 31, 2015 is fast approaching.The MCLE Marathon, taught by a faculty of outstanding California lawyers and other professionals who are recognized leaders in their field, will conv...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendStay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThis program provides an in-depth analysis of current market conditions and the changing legal environment, and is geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner. Our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world.This program will also a...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Cybersecurity Risk Management 101

, USA
Join our esteemed panel, which includes contributing authors of The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook, as they:
•Review the steps attorneys must take to address this critical problem proactively, including how to conduct a risk assessment (an integral part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework)
•Identify and prioritize the most critical security contr...

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American Bar Association
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Unaccompanied immigrant children (UACs) from Central America have been coming to California in increasing numbers for the past few years.  These children are placed in removal proceedings, and without access to government appointed counsel, they have difficulties navigating the confusing and complex immigration system alone.  Many children are eligible for some form...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

13th Annual CLE Bootcamp

Seattle, Washington, USA
Get your CLE Credits!

Our 13th Annual CLE Bootcamp is a quick way to get a lot of CLE Credits.

We have assembled the best faculty members from our top conferences to present this CLE update. You will enjoy the format – one hour each of major sections of Law – and you will appreciate the well-rounded set-up that keeps you up-to-date on important legal elements and changes in the law...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cannabis in Washington State & Implications for Other Markets

Seattle, Washington, USA
"Now that Initiative 502 has been implemented through RCW 69.50 and WAC 314-55, marijuana businesses have more legal accountability and liabilities than ever. The purpose of this seminar is to explore not only the existing issues marijuana businesses face in Washington State, but to also examine those business and litigation issues that are emerging in the marijuana industry, like trademark, hemp ...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Los Angeles, California, USA
Why you should attendThis 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 disposition...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendNewly 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 Attorneys ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Developments in Securitization 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs the securitization world continues to emerge from the financial crisis, it faces a continuing flow of new regulation and, in some cases, uncertainty. Some asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralized mortgage obligations (CLOs), and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets are experiencing robust activity, with issuance volumes steadily rising. Other markets such as reside...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

San Francisco, California, 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
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendStay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

32nd Annual Telecommunications Policy & Regulation

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendPresented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of expert practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and key officials from the FCC and the Administration who will provide attendees with a comprehensive underst...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2014: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendJoin us for a detailed discussion of recent developments in environmental policy, regulation and caselaw in 2014. We will provide incisive analysis of the new regulatory requirements and their compliance implications for businesses, institutions and real estate organizations, and for deal-making.Our faculty of experienced practitioners have in-depth knowledge of the issues and...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Crowdfunding for Equity in Washington State

Seattle, Washington, USA
Crowdfunding, in all its forms, continues to change the way U.S. companies can raise growth funds, launch new products and find new customers. It is still new, and still being defined, but is an exciting way to raise funds over the Internet from both fans and investors. Fans invest by purchasing or donating, investors have a different path. But what are the rules? How does it work?

The Jum...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendCompanies 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 confro...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendBusinesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Common Equine Contracts: What They Are, Pitfalls to Avoid, and Ideas for Effective Drafting

, USA
This equine law webinar will provide an overview of common contracts used in various segments of the horse industry. Specifically, the faculty members will discuss the following issues:
•Special Considerations for Equine Contracts (including an overview of the Equine Activity Liability Acts, insurance, equine sales and disclosure laws, tax considerations)
•Purchase and Sales Contracts (incl...

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American Bar Association
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

5th Annual Eminent Domain

Seattle, Washington, USA
"This seminar is designed to assist seasoned practitioners looking for new insights as well as new lawyers unfamiliar with the eminent domain process. The program will cover eminent domain basics, as well as reviewing complex appraisal problems and emerging issues involving e-discovery."
- Program Co-Chairs
Bart J. Freedman, a partner at K&L Gates LLP
Kinnon W. Williams, Of Counsel with...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

18th Annual Oregon Land Use Law

Portland, Oregon, USA
The Oregon Land Use Conference is entering its 18th year. Over the past 18 years, it has established a reputation as one of Oregon’s premier Land Use Seminars, and one that should not be missed. Every year the best professionals in the Oregon Land Use System converge to share their thoughts and wisdom regarding the most relevant and hottest land use topics. We think you will agree that this year’s...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendContinuous 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe banking industry is in the midst of a fundamental regulatory transformation. Many of the most significant Dodd-Frank rulemakings have been completed, and the focus of regulators and industry participants alike has shifted to the challenges of applying and adapting to these complex and far-reaching regulations. In addition, bankers are beginning to think again about mergers...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana, 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
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendExport controls and sanctions continue to change rapidly. It is more important than ever for institutions in all sectors of the economy to stay on top of developments in the United States and other countries. Companies and financial institutions must be aware of their compliance and disclosure obligations, enforcement trends and priorities, and emerging risks. Implementing and...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securitie...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

12th Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit

Seattle, Washington, USA
Gaming law never ceases to evolve. It remains one of the most dynamic areas of law. Gaming lawyers, policy advisors, regulators, executives and vendors must stay closely apprised of those fast-moving legal, political and business developments that impact the gaming industry. Or else.

The Pacific Northwest Gaming Law Summit, now in its twelfth year, has become a veritable “who’s who” event ...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnAt this unique interactive program, faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios in corporate practice and “quiz” you on the ethical implications.You will learn about: The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions Responsibilities of the firm/legal department, supervis...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnUnderstanding the new New York ethics rules, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, advertising and the no-contact rule. How to protect yourself and your law firm if a partner suddenly leaves, becomes disabled or passes away.We will examine: How to identify transactional and other difficult-to-spot conflicts The difference between “advertising” and “solicitation” C...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program.Why you should attendUsing a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.What you will learnWithin the context of pro bo...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendElectronic information pervades our society. Not surprisingly, electronic information may be central to the investigation of criminal activity and to the prosecution and defense of that activity. The use of electronic information in criminal investigations and proceedings leads to many questions. Under what circumstances are search warrants required for electronic devices and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Strategic Considerations Before Kick-Starting an IPR

, USA
More than two years ago, the America Invents Act (AIA) reshaped trials at the U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) by establishing inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. In many cases, IPRs provide a cost-effective and quick alternative to district court litigation for challenging the validity of a patent. A potential Petitioner has much to consider when deciding whether to file an IPR.

This program ...

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American Bar Association
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Making Sense of Mobilehomes - Homeowners' Rights 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come! 

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAt this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis.What you will learn The latest updates ab...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Best Practices for China

, USA
Foreign companies doing business in China must be careful with their intellectual property rights, including trade and commercial secrets, and must also take steps to protect and enforce their IPR. The loss of IPR has resulted in significant litigation costs to recover key IPR misused or stolen by Chinese companies. Learn more about the types of IPR market entry strategies used with success by for...

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American Bar Association
Jan 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Financial Products 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe explosion of new financial products over the past decade, the implosion of the credit markets and the resulting significant new regulatory requirements underline the importance of a basic understanding of financial products. While these instruments have been, in the view of many, invaluable investment tools, and have presented enormous potential for product manufacturers a...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Compliance & Regulatory Challenges 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs our first educational conference of 2015 focused on hedge funds, this afternoon program will deliver insights from three distinguished panels of experts who will discuss the regulatory and compliance challenges expected to face hedge fund managers in 2015.A stellar faculty composed of hedge fund general counsels and chief compliance officers, representatives from the SEC an...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWith the possibility of fundamental tax reform receding in the near term, taxpayers and their advisers are left to contend with the morass of rules that now govern the financial products tax landscape. Staying on top of the latest developments in this area is critically important. At this program, our expert faculty of law firm and accounting firm lawyers, in-house tax advisor...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

New York, New York, 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 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015

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

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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

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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