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Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Discovery Strategy and Techniques

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cases are won and lost at discovery. For over thirty years, David Markowitz has been studying American deposition and trial techniques, and presenting seminars to improve the skills of practising lawyers. Donít miss Daveís best-selling deposition seminar, adapted for a Canadian audience, in which he shares his 10 important goals of discovery, including avoiding undesired results. Learn the value o...

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Seminar Partners
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017

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 Compliance and ethics programs are essential to the success and growth ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence and Compliance 2017: What Lawyers, Accountants, and other Professional Service Providers Need to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Money laundering is a fast-growing problem in today’s global economy. New technologies including online payment systems, virtual currency, and stored value cards have joined well-established methods of laundering the proceeds of criminal activity.      Because many white collar crimes are predicate offenses for money laundering, a wide array of viola...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Arbitration 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend If your company or client has a dispute arising out of a contract with a foreign party, international arbitration represents the best method of resolving that dispute in a neutral forum and enforcing any subsequent award.  However, the resolution of international business disputes through arbitration raises issues that are simply not present in the litigation context.&nb...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This three-day seminar has been designed to ensure that all attendees will benefit, from beginners to experts. The first two days will present a logical and comprehensive study of the basic framework and many important intricacies of Subchapter K, an area of the tax law that many believe can be understood only in its totality. The third day will focus on the application of pa...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Litigation 2017: Practical Strategies

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This prison litigation course is a companion to PLI’s fall Prison Law program and will provide more in-depth analysis of practical strategies for lawyers litigating prison practices and treatment of incarcerated persons. The program will examine topics such as complaint filing, discovery issues, pretrial motion practice, trial practice, and common challenges in prison ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts

New York, New York, USA
This program is designed for attorneys who advise start-up companies, and for investors and venture capitalists. A thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation using a real-world hypothet...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Employment Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Employment law is no longer a local issue.  Global employers want global solutions.  Of course, multinationals must grapple with often conflicting standards for hiring, retaining, disciplining, and terminating employees.  But hiring and firing, and moving employees across borders, are only the beginning of the problem.  Multinationals now need coordinated...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Litigation National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Approaching ERISA from a litigation perspective, this program emphasizes the practical, not the theoretical. This National Institute is for litigators and benefits practitioners who wish to further their knowledge of the substantive and most recent case law. For ERISA specialists who draft plan language and render advice about plan administration, the program provides tips for minimizing litigatio...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

17th Annual School Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At PLI’s 17th Annual School Law Institute, an expert faculty will examine significant developments in education law and policy, as well as the implications of these developments for your clients.  Whether you represent parents, students, or school districts, this program will equip you with an understanding of the trends, practical strategies, and case law impactin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2017: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
This program will review recent activities in environmental regulation – and de-regulation – affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  Among other topics, our program will cover the impact of recent court decisions, new regulations and initiatives affecting regulated entities, and practical suggestions for management and compliance. This progra...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for benefits. Taught by some of the countryís most experienced disability practitioners, this advanced seminar will delve into the practical details for prosecuting and defending these claims. This one-half day program will address legal developments and the how toís of benefits claims including: administrative claims and appeals, litigati...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented. Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduction to th...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The 2016 real estate market is well behind us. The previous year closed with some leveling indicators, signaling a slowdown from the dazzling growth the market witnessed in the last few years.  2017 is presenting a more tempered pace and environment, as real estate forecasters seem to indicate.  U.S. real estate appears to remain a safe bet in the eyes of d...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of perso...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
As we continue to see many new regulations from the SEC, PCAOB and financial institution regulators, we also continue to see numerous challenges emerge for the audit committee.  If you are a director or member of an audit committee, or if you advise audit committees, this program will help you understand what is required of the audit committee, and those who advise them, in this rapidly chang...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Expert Witness 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend For many attorneys, searching for, retaining, and using expert witnesses can be a daunting experience. Don't miss out on the critical benefits conferred by the effective use of expert witnesses in complex litigation.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and expert witnesses will demystify the challenges of selecting, preparing, and using experts. You will come away wit...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care Technology 2017: Critical Issues in Cybercare, Digital Medicine, and Structuring Effective Agreements

New York, New York, USA
IT and Health Care are rapidly converging as a result of fast-paced innovation in health-focused information technology  and new regulatory and operational requirements faced by health care providers that are met by these innovations.   This requires institutions, IT companies and the lawyers who advise them, and investors to reevaluate and revise existing agreements, address intell...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2017: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
The Supreme Court has, for reasons unknown, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly settled backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited weekly conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the current PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are of today but, rather, where will we be in the years and deca...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with little or no patent experience. The program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s p...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Managing Impressions: The Lawyer's Guide to Powerful Presentations

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
You know very well what you want to say. The key to effective communication, though, is delivering your message so that the audience - be it judge, jury, co-workers, clients, or opponents - in person, on the phone, or via video - has no doubt what you mean. Nothing commands more professional respect, or is a greater asset to effective representation, than clear, concise communication. Managing imp...

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Seminar Partners
Jun 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation using a real-world hypothet...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program, designed for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals at all levels, brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel, EEOC representatives and members of the judiciary, to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena.  ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Class action lawsuits remain an integral and exciting part of high stakes litigation. The courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice. This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases. Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on importa...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Patent Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Understanding Patent Law 2017 continues the tradition of this annual PLI program, reviewing patent law basics, new legal developments and practical takeaways for lawyers of all experience levels operating in the field. The agenda begins with a survey of the patent law foundations, covering the overall patent life cycle, how to prepare and file a patent application, along wit...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch. Why You Should Attend Over the past few years, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, with advisers becoming a major focus of the SEC’s 2017 enforcement and exam program.  The SEC has set high expectations for advisers in identifyin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Updated every year to provide the most cutting-edge information related to the practice of advertising law, this advanced program is led by an all-star faculty of experts who will address the many challenges companies face each day as they develop advertising campaigns. As companies strive to increase market share in a dynamic landscape increasingly dominated by social netwo...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts

San Francisco, California, USA
This program is designed for attorneys who advise start-up companies, and for investors and venture capitalists. A thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017 will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international deal making in and with emerging markets. Attorneys and other professionals in the field will benefit from the insights offered by a stellar, international faculty, who will draw on decades of combined experience to share the best...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Whistleblowing in 2017

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND This program will offer expert insights into recent whistleblower developments that have shaped the current risk landscape in this rapidly evolving area.  Leading whistleblower law experts, including current and former regulators, will provide in-depth perspectives on recent regulatory and legal developments, including what direction the federal whistleblower protection ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 29, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers stands out from other negotiation seminars for the way it challenges its attendees and teaches them lessons that stick.  Even before registrants enter the room, they are surveyed and given a negotiation fact pattern to study and prepare for the exercises that will take place during the program day.  Attendees will learn negotiation t...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Private Equity Forum

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 At this program, a distinguished panel of experts will discuss the basics of the private equity practice from fund formation to private equity M&A.  Experts will guide you through an array of key topics, including a general overview of the lega...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2017

New York, New York, USA
Good writing skills are one of a handful of skills necessary to success in the practice of law. What actually is good legal writing?  This program will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients.  This program will be beneficial for both new and experienced litigators who want to improve their legal writing skills. Topics I...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is designed to provide attorneys with an understanding of ethical duties arising in discovery, including obligations impacting investigations and litigation.   Particular emphasis will be given to the federal discovery rules, including discussion of the rules in practice, emerging issues for litigants, and the intersection of these issues with the ethi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2017

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

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