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Oct 6, 2016

CLE

Easements for Real Estate and Municipal Lawyers: Level II

Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Join your colleagues for this follow-up to our vastly popular past program, Easements for Real Estate and Municipal Lawyers. Take your knowledge to the next level as our expert faculty delves into the finer points and issues. Easements can cause complications that can catch even the most seasoned practitioner off guard. Whether you are a real estate or a municipal lawyer, this program will give yo...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 6, 2016

CLE

Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure and its Broader Implications

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In Canada, people can be charged and prosecuted for not disclosing their HIV-positive status to their sexual partner before engaging in sex. Ontario continues to lead Canadian provinces in charges against people living with HIV, even when there is little to no risk of transmission. People are usually charged with aggravated sexual assault. Prosecutions have serious consequences for people living w...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial and accounting knowledge is critically important for attorneys and allied professionals to have to successfully navigate the current legal, regulatory and financial reporting environment.  This program is specifically designed for non-accountants and will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, i...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 7, 2016

CLE

The Unique World of Construction Law Arbitrations and Mediations

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Construction arbitrations and mediations can be complex, daunting and rewarding, all at the same time. Timelines can be quite tight, multiple expert opinions are required on very technical issues and the amounts at issue are substantial. Productions can also number into the hundreds of thousands or more. All of these factors contribute to a costly and challenging process. Hear from experienced arb...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 13, 2016

CLE

Giving Summary Advice to Non-Profits and Charities: A Legal Primer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Use your unique skills to help the non-profits and charities that make Ontario a better place to live, work and play!
Ontario’s non-profits and charities deliver vital social services and create economic opportunities for the neediest members of society. Yet, their managers and boards often struggle to navigate a complex and bewildering regulatory framework. When you help them to understand the...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Writing and Editing for Clarity and Impact: How to Make Complex Topics Seem Simple

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lawyers in sophisticated practices face a difficult challenge when they write: organizing complicated material so it is as easy as possible for readers to understand and remember. To meet that challenge, it’s not enough to think clearly and master the usual writing tips. We have to understand the principles that govern how the mind absorbs information, and then apply these principles as we write –...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2015, the M&A markets witnessed the return of the mega deal.  Large-cap transactions dominated the M&A marketplace at a level previously unseen.  The announcement in early 2016 of numerous additional $20+ billion deals suggests that this trend is not abating.  At the same time, the pace of deal activity at all size levels continues to be very robust...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 try...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2016

New York, New York, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction. Why You Should Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to co...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2016

CLE

Your First Civil Appeal

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Is your first civil appeal approaching and you don't know what to do? Gain the tools and strategies you need to ensure you get the best result possible for your clients. At this half-day program, prominent litigators will share their time-tested strategies and practical advice on topics ranging from choosing when and where to appeal, to drafting the factum and arguing the appeal. You will also hea...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Helping Students Harmed By Predatory Schools: Overview of Rights and Options

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Nationally, student loan debt exceeds $1.2 trillion.  A significant number of students, disproportionately from low-income communities and communities of color, attended for-profit colleges such as the now closed Corinthian and Marinello schools that promised a path to a better future but delivered only crippling debt.  This session will provide an introduction to t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

New York Housing Law for the Low Income Client 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program provides an overview of New York law that affects many low-income tenants including eligibility for subsidies, procedures for challenging denials and terminations of subsidies, an overview of New York City Housing Authority Administrative (NYCHA) administrative proceedings, and Housing Court practice and procedure basics.  What You Will Learn Common Ne...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016

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 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend New media outlets and the growing importance of social networking continue to create new challenges for advertisers, who are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program — updated to reflect current legal trends cutting across the advertising industry — is led by an expert faculty who will p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2016: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s program includes today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. The program brings together a faculty of experienced in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and senior business executives on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice. The expert faculty will discuss the legal issues in virtual...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. More than five years after its enactment, new rules continue to be promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is significant regulatory focus on cybersecurity, alternative tradi...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2016

CLE

4th Annual Professionalism Issues for Business Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
What are key ethical issues facing corporate lawyers today? Join your colleagues to delve into the most current professionalism topics, from conflicts in the transactional setting, to the regulation of alternative business structures, to civility in the courtroom and beyond. Hear from business law practitioners, regulators and academics on the best practices in approaching these issues and earn yo...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 20, 2016

CLE

WSIAT Caselaw and Judicial Review Update: Learn the Latest

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The law in the area of workplace safety and insurance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Both the courts and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeal Tribunal have addressed a number of important and complex legal issues this past year. Hear from a panel of experienced advocates from both the employer and worker side who will provide insight and commentary on the most significant WSIAT decision...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Collecting data from and about customers and consumers is a modern business mandate.  What consumer-facing company is not now engaged in a “know our customers better” initiative?  These data are collected online, in mobile apps, in social media, and often appended to data gathered by others about the same consumers elsewhere.  Most brands use these ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2016

CLE

Advertising and Marketing Law: Social, Digital, Online Compliance

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ensure you have the expertise to advise your clients on how to effectively advertise and market their business without getting tripped up by legislative and regulatory hurdles. Get up-to-date on the ever-evolving field of advertising and marketing law, as you gather critical insights and key strategies from our exceptional faculty of regulators, in-house counsel and private practitioners.

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2016

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You’re Learning to Walk" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Today’s new lawyers are expected to demonstrate a strong understanding of professional skills that aren’t always offered in law school.  Many of these lessons are learned on the job &n...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2016

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 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2016

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 new 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 new environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that all...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Dodd-Frank Act established a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products.  That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC. For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and at the directio...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit http://www.pli.edu/emktg/Scholarship_Application.pdf Why You Should Attend Mastering the complexities of California evidence often can be the difference between winning and losing at trial. Recent case law and statutory developments in the law of evidence render this mastery critical in modern litigation and t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE

Scary Communication Issues for the Real Estate Practitioner

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Attend this session to gain valuable tips, advice and best practices regarding communication issues that can arise in your real estate practice. From ensuring your early client interactions and retainers are clear and thorough, to overcoming tricky communication issues with fellow real estate professionals, you will gain the tools to approach these potential scary issues with ease. Delve deeper wi...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Our annual Employment Law Institute combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciar...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Persuading the Trier-of-Fact in Opening and Closing

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Start strong, end strong. Tell a story. Use a theme. We all know the secrets of effective openings and closings but how do you actually implement those techniques so the trier-of-fact arrives at your single, inescapable conclusion? From the structure of your story to the details you use, the picture you paint in your opening can burn your theory into your listener’s mind, or it can leave them feel...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 31, 2016

CLE

Forge a Better Union: Civil Litigation Counsel and the In-House Lawyers Who Instruct Them

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The relationship between in-house counsel and their external litigation counsel can at times be strained. This is especially true when in-house counsel must do more with less, and litigation in the electronic age becomes ever more complex. It is clear that a new paradigm for this relationship is needed. One in which processes are developed to streamline the time and expense of litigation, risk is ...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Nov 1, 2016

CLE

Motor Vehicle Tort Litigation in Ontario: Critical Updates

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ontario courts have heard many significant motor vehicle accident cases in the past year. Join our expert faculty who will help you:
Understand the recent case law trends in damages awards and how the changes to the SABS will affect the handling of tort claims.
Get updated on the law on causation
Learn about developments in the ever-evolving threshold analysis and review the top auto case...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Nov 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intermediary Businesses, Consumer Technologies, and Online Platforms 2016: Law & Regulation

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 ch...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2016: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The "Big Three" categories of intellectual property are traditionally patents, copyrights and trademarks. But potentially even more valuable is the fourth category of trade secrets. 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial and accounting knowledge is critically important for attorneys and allied professionals to have to successfully navigate the current legal, regulatory and financial reporting environment.  This program is specifically designed for non-accountants and will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, i...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Life Sciences 2016: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join our 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 bes...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016

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 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

48th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend For more than four decades, PLI’s Annual Institute has been the premier conference on securities regulation and corporate governance for lawyers, from new associates to seasoned practitioners. This year’s Institute will once again bring you the nation’s leading securities and corporate legal experts to deliver the practical information, insights and real-wor...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics of Electronic Information 2016: Competence, Confidentiality, and Other Ethical Conundrums

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Employment Law for Federal Contractors

Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA
The employment laws, executive orders and regulations applicable to federal contractors present an ever changing sea of compliance challenges, and well-meaning contractors often find themselves either under the regulatory microscope or on the receiving end of a demand letter from plaintiff’s counsel (or both!!). Centre’s new, one-day Labor & Employment Law Compliance seminar is designed to provide...

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Centre Law & Consulting
Nov 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2016: ITO, BPO and Cloud

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As information technology (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) have become standard corporate practice among small and large enterprises, the range of services and providers has grown exponentially.  Rapid technological advances, allowing for greater efficiencies in delivering those services and, resultantly, a more diverse profile of service providers, have chan...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2016: How the SEC Works

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer the securities 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 SE...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Limited Scope Representation 2016: Ethical & Practical Challenges

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend To respond to the access to justice crisis facing the legal system, the civil legal services community and the judiciary have partnered in the expansion of services based on limited scope representation. As a community, we have extensive experience now with limited scope representation models.  Various models with  many technology assisted interventions are being de...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016

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 to...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Pharmaceutical and biotech patent law is an important and rapidly changing practice area, and the program is designed to give you the information you need to maintain your practice edge, concentrating on new developments from 2015 and 2016, and placing them in the context of constantly evolving areas of the law. Technological innovation, Federal Circuit appellate oversight, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Current Issues in Preparing Petitions for T Nonimmigrant Status

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Current Issues in Preparing Petitions for T Nonimmigrant Status addresses the practical challenges faced when seeking immigration relief for trafficking victims and is structured for practitioners who are already familiar with the basic immigration framework for T nonimmigrant status. For attorneys who need training on basic T eligi...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE

The Nuts and Bolts of the Summary Judgment Motion

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The summary judgment motion is a powerful tool and a core component of a litigator’s toolbox. Understand where summary judgments are appropriate and how these motions can be used effectively, whether you are pursuing or defending them.
Get an update on the relevant case law since the change under Rule 20 occurred, and understand what the judiciary expects for trials and summary judgment motions...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Nov 10, 2016

CLE

An Evening With The Masters: How Construction Lien Law Has Developed (Toronto)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Join us for our first joint Ottawa/Toronto Evening with the Masters, with dinner programs in each city and presentations by video conference. This is a unique opportunity to discuss the latest developments in construction law directly with Justice MacLeod and the lien Masters in both Ottawa and Toronto. Get the perspective of all the Masters as they come together in a panel to share their views on...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Nov 10, 2016

CLE

An Evening With The Masters: How Construction Lien Law Has Developed (Ottawa)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Join us for our first joint Ottawa/Toronto Evening with the Masters, with dinner programs in each city and presentations by video conference. This is a unique opportunity to discuss the latest developments in construction law directly with Justice MacLeod and the lien Masters in both Ottawa and Toronto. Get the perspective of all the Masters as they come together in a panel to share their views on...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016

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 to...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

18th 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 2016 Commercial Real Estate Institute in this improving market. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The media and communications sector continues to change rapidly in response to the ubiquity of digital and social media. This program examines how the law has responded in areas such as intellectual property, data protection, newsgathering liability, reporter’s privilege, First Amendment and commercial speech. The expert faculty of law firm practitioners, in-house couns...

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Practising Law Institute





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