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Oct 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Life Sciences 2017: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries

New York, New York, USA
Join PLI’s expert faculty of life sciences practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors as we examine the current state of life sciences law and what the future might hold for the pharmaceutical, biologics, device, and health technology industries. This program will cover the broad range of issues confronting the life sciences industry: trends and best practices in...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap: Professional Practice for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  Fulfill your annual New York MCLE requirement for professional practice credit by attending this one-day program covering a variety of substantive law topics. Learn from our faculty of experts, who will guide you through the fundamentals of advertising in social media, cloud computing, compliance, cybersecurity, and smart contracts. This is your opportunity to satisfy ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 10, 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 speaker perspecti...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

GDPR - Privacy Shield Boot Camp 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend  Complying with laws governing privacy and cross-border data flows has never been more complicated.  U.S. companies can no longer effectively compete in today’s interconnected marketplace without the free flow of data across country borders.  That is why implementing appropriate programs to comply with new data protection laws emerging around the world ha...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you must be up-to-date on the current state of the law and quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. Outside and in-house lawyers with national reputations in patent litigation will offer guidance on trying and managing bench and jury patent trials, as well as U.S. Patent Office post-grant tri...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2017: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join our faculty of experienced in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and a senior business executive on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice as they explore and offer guidance concerning today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. Highlights include: What You Will Learn  • Learn how to di...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2017

New York, New York, USA
Please note: this program only offers ethics credits in certain jurisdictions. Please check the credit information box to the right for the credits approved in your jurisdiction. Why You Should Attend Consumer bankruptcy lawyers are the solution for millions of individuals facing financial difficulties. This half-day program will provide legal and practical information for both experienced consum...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 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 This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. With a new administration, what regulatory changes can broker-dealers and the industry expect to see? Will there continue to be significant regulato...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2017

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

New York, New York, 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
Oct 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s Employment Law Institute will focus on new developments in employment law in light of a new U.S. presidential administration.  As always, this two-day event offer s a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices, designed to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal ri...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Persuasive Legal Writing: Winning with Words

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In this convenient, practical presentation, William Bernhardt, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books, applies the principles of superior legal writing to specific documents designed to persuade. Bernhardt discusses the fundamentals of persuasion, then applies those principles and superior writing skills to briefs, factums and other persuasive documents, explaining h...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2016, M&A activity, whether measured by deal volume or the aggregate value of deals, sustained the robust pace set in 2015.  In the U.S., 2016 also saw a near-record number of broken deals, some blocked by a more active regulatory regime.  The impact of the U.S. election results and the UK Brexit is still unfolding. In this quickly evolving and uncertain env...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Judges' Pet Peeves 2017: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend What do judges really think about pre-trial and trial practice?  At Judges' Pet Peeves 2017: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice, you will hear directly from  the judges their views on pretrial and  trial practice, as well as their observations  on how lawyers can  help (or sabotage) their cases.  What You Will Learn Based on a se...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Evidence in the New York State Courts 2017: Representing the Legal Services Client

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Electronic evidence plays an increasingly important role in clients' cases in legal services work. Understanding the current case law and ethical rules governing the use of that electronic evidence is essential for attorneys. This training will explore the many technologies utilized by legal services clients, the New York ethical rules governing attorneys who are interacting...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that all IP lawyers need to know. Listen to a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discuss best practices...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets.  The Dodd-Frank Act and other regulations have changed and are continuing to change how these important instruments are regulated and transacted.  This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their current environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that all...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Learn the ins and outs of post-grant trial proceedings. Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, for an in-depth analysis of the USPTO’s post-grant patent trial (“AIA Trial”) proceedings.  AIA Trial proceedings continue to be pursued in record number, and the PTAB is now the busiest patent court in the United States. Moreover, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice where th...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 26, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Powerful Witness Preparation

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Your witnesses are not ready to testify until you make them ready! Ethical and effective witness preparation will not change the facts, but it can define the way those facts are delivered. Whether you’ve prepared hundreds of witnesses or are still feeling your way through the process, you can learn how to make your witness a powerful, compelling communicator and improve your witness preparation sk...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend New technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or counsel a technology company or any other company that creates or works with trade secrets – which means any company – this course will teach you what you need to know t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2017: How the SEC Works

New York, New York, USA
Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer these laws. In this program, you will be given an introduction to the federal securities laws as well as the operating divisions at the SEC that administer the laws. You will be provided with what you need to know about how the SEC administers the securities laws — a...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to companies of all types.    Such programs are a necessary tool to manage the substantial risks posed by employee and third party misconduct.  Compliance and ethics programs also help mitigate the harm from violations when they occur.  Companies that achieve success in this realm minimize...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Online Platforms 2017: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend  The Internet and networked technologies have spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing products 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 plat...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Technological innovation, Federal Circuit appellate oversight, and Supreme Court decisions continue to drive significant changes in the law. At this program, several different perspectives on many of the most pressing issues will be offered by experienced practitioners. It is designed to give you the information you need to maintain your practice edge, concentrating on new d...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing For Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2017

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies continue turning 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 of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Using Social Media for Investigative Research and Litigation...Ethically

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Social media can be a valuable investigative tool - you can locate undisclosed assets, find evidence of physical activity, discover hidden relationships, witness intellectual property infringement, and find stolen items. But most lawyers have never received training in how to search social media sites. Let Internet experts Mark Rosch and Carole Levitt show you how:
To use social media sites (Tw...

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Seminar Partners
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to companies of all types.    Such programs are a necessary tool to manage the substantial risks posed by employee and third party misconduct.  Compliance and ethics programs also help mitigate the harm from violations when they occur.  Companies that achieve success in this realm minimize...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies continue turning 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 of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance Forum 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. Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend New technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or counsel a technology company or any other company that creates or works with trade secrets – which means any company – this course will teach you what you need to know t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation

New York, New York, USA
What You Will Learn IPOs and public offerings by seasoned issuers Private offerings and public offerings by smaller reporting companies Legislative and regulatory developments in a new administration Focus on disclosure: regulatory action and practical considerations What’s new in accounting and financial reporting? Ethical issues in transactional settings ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice where th...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend You won’t want to miss this popular program, in which the masters of the bar and the bench come together to give you valuable and useful insights on jury trials.  We have assembled the most experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, to give you their perspectives on jury trials.  There is no better way to lear...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ohio New Lawyers Training 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Why You Should Attend  Newly admitted Ohio attorneys must complete 12 hours of New Lawyers Training by the end of their first biennial compliance period. Three of the 12 hours MUST consist of instruction on topics related to professional conduct, professional relationships, obligations of lawyers, or aspirational ideals of the profession; instruction on topics related to fundamental law offi...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Business of Open Source Software 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address the critical issues that IP, technology and business lawyers need to consider when handling open source software in today’s economy. Armed with this information, you will be better able to help your clients make intelligent choices and decisions about how to take advantage of the benefits and manage the risks presented by open source software. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you must be up-to-date on the current state of the law and quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. Outside and in-house lawyers with national reputations in patent litigation will offer guidance on trying and managing bench and jury patent trials, as well as U.S. Patent Office post-grant tri...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

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 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics of Electronic Information 2017: Competence, Confidentiality, and Other Ethical Conundrums

New York, New York, USA
Electronic information is all-pervasive and its use and misuse can pose serious ethical problems for attorneys. Attorneys use electronic information to communicate with the public and with clients, to advertise their services, and to prosecute and defend litigation. Electronic communications have now expanded to include social media and that media poses expanded opportunities and risks for attorne...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

One-Day Patent CLE Seminar

New York, New York, USA
Attend a panel style CLE event focused on current issues in IP.

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New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Nov 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2017

New York, New York, USA
The role of the corporate counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies.  It is essential for all corporate counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business matters of corporate l...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "Ethical Implications of Social Media Use for Lawyers" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. 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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 29, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice where th...

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