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Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

46th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring at the present time.  In addition, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable (if not more so) under the current tax laws, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  Further, President Obama’s ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK Why You Should Attend In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoidin...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2015: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note that this program does not qualify for legal ethics credit. Why You Should Attend 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. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this full day event, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2015 (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 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2015

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 emergi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should Attend Congress and the regulators appear to have rediscovered acquisition reform in 2015.  The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are considering a host of potential acquisition changes, including what may be a renewed focus on commercial items. The Office of Federal Procurement policy is focused on IT acquisition and “category management” across Government...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2015

Chicago, Illinois, 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 provide importa...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015

São Paulo, BRA
Why you should attend Following the highly successful First and Second Institutes, we are pleased to announce PLl's Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015. This highly anticipated Institute will once again feature leading practitioners active in U.S. and Latin American corporate and securities law, as well as government regulator...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2015

San Francisco, California, 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 2014 & 2015 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
Sep 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015 September 21, 2015 Learn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school.  Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face.  The lessons taught in this program are not theoretical.  M...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Recent market activity demonstrates that crowdfunding is now a bona fide alternative form of early and mid-stage corporate finance and can lead to exits in the M&A and capital markets arenas. In the face of this tremendous growth trajectory, the industry has divided into several categories, each with its own legal risks and challenges. Will this growth continue? Join our ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Select Concepts in Drafting Contracts 2015: Analyzing Ambiguities and Contract Boilerplate

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2015: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

High Profile Trials 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Clients with Mental Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2015: Managing the Risk

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Cyber attacks have wreaked havoc on organizations in nearly every industry sector. From Sony to JPMorgan Chase to Target, cyber criminals have made it clear that no entity is immune. In today’s interconnected world, cybercrime targets are found in every industry sector. Media reports of the staggering number of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks attest to this tre...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2015

New York, New York, 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 IP lawyers need to know. A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies d...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Outsourcing has firmly established itself as a common practice - often being standard for new companies.  Sourcing agreements raise numerous legal and compliance concerns that counsel are challenged to manage.  Whether in the pre-contract negotiation phase or when problems arise during fulfillment, attorneys on both sides of the agreement must know the risks that mi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2015

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 29, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

The Affordable Care Act: A View From the Top (FREE CLE)

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
The Affordable Care Act is now five years old and employers are coming to grips with the requirements that impact their group health plans, their employees, temporary workers, and independent contractors. Employers continue to find their way as they explore the tracking and compliance of shared responsibility; reporting myths, realities and challenges; the value of private exchanges and options in...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting Edge Employment Law Issues 2015: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This full day event addresses the issues confronted by 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 best practices ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2015: How the SEC Works

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing For Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Section 1983 litigation is typically multi-faceted and often complex. The law governing Section 1983 claims is voluminous and continues to develop on an ongoing basis. At PLI’s 32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation program, a highly experienced and accomplished faculty, including a law school dean, retired federal district court judge, legal scholars, and pla...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher.   Program changes and budget cuts have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients.  Several significant changes to key benefits programs have occurred in recent years, imposing new complex rules.  At the same time, county staff has shrunk, and...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2015

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 2014 & 2015 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
Oct 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2015: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tip...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Counsel Institute 2015

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

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Currently, close to 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment.  The California Special Education Law 2015 program will provide attendees with a targeted look at a number of issues affecting the practice of special education law today. What You Will Learn ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2015: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 managem...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2015

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 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms' corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation.  At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation about the relevant regulatory framework as well as pract...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2015

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 The need for companies to have effective compliance and ethics progra...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2015 (Free)

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 NYCHA administrative proceedings, and Housing Court practice and procedure basics.  What You Will Learn Common New York State/City Rental Subsidies Housing C...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2015

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 provide importa...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2015: 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 address recent litigation and key ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Health and Welfare Plan Basics National Institute

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Program Co-Chairs:
Sally Doubet King, McGuireWoods LLP, Chicago, IL
Mark L. Stember, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Washington, DC
Carol A. Weiser, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, Washington, DC

This Health & Welfare Plans National Institute includes an in-depth focus on employee health and welfare plans. Attend the program to learn what you need to know about the ongoing imp...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Oct 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2015

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 has changed and is 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 allocates the risks and price e...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2015

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 IP lawyers need to know. A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies d...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2015

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 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit www.pli.edu/scholarships.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 trials.  This progr...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2015

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 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2015: Making Money Without Getting Sued

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

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