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Jun 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to Illinois' medical marijuana legalization process, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. It will also provide the practical advice potential licensees and their attorneys need to know.

Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and state officials about the changes and progres...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Handling Challenging Employees: Plaintiff Opportunities and Defense Challenges

Seattle, Washington, USA
Employees with various issues frequently end up being a litigation nightmare for employers, as well as presenting challenges to the advocates who represent them. Program Chair Lawrence R. Cock, a partner with Cable Langenbach Kinerk & Bauer LLP, has assembled a distinguished group of experts who will address topics such as:

Understanding best practices for employers when addressing challen...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
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 personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and da...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing California Homeowners and Tenants in Foreclosure (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
This substantive training provides a comprehensive overview of the laws governing foreclosures in California. The full-day program is designed with advocates with limited housing experience in mind, but practitioners at all experience levels will benefit from this training. The panelists are noted experts in consumer and housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in foreclosure defense usi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prior Art and Obviousness 2014: Current Trends in Sections 102 and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
How has patent reform impacted the touchstones of patentability, prior art and obviousness? Already a complicated concept for patent practitioners because of evolving interpretations in the PTO and CAFC, 102 has been complicated further by the AIA. What aspects of current 102 understanding carry over to new 102? How does the concept of “prior art” and circumstance collide in the 21st century? How ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
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. In addition to providing critical u...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program Co-Chairs:

Deborah Davidson, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago, IL

Lisa M. Gomez, Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, New York, NY

Todd Jackson, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, CA

Karen Mock, Senior Trial Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Atlanta, GA

Approaching ERISA from a litigation perspective, this progra...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

School Law Institute (14th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in today’s world Police presence in schools, guns in schools, and students’ privacy rights The most recent Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 decisions and significant issues impacting special education practice Issues arising as students with disabilities transition into adulthood Ethical challenges facing school la...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Long-Term Disability Benefits Advanced Seminar

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program Co-Chairs:

Deborah Davidson, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago, IL

Lisa M. Gomez, Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, New York, NY

Todd Jackson, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, CA

Karen Mock, Senior Trial Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Atlanta, GA

The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims f...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2014: 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 changing en...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Major changes in broker-dealer regulation and the industry continue as a result of the financial services crisis and the resulting regulatory reform. At the same time, FINRA’s rewrite of its Rulebook as part of its Rulebook Consolidation process is almost complete, and broker-dealers will be subject to FINRA’s new supervision rules in 2014. This program will provide attendees with a solid foundati...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2014

New York, New York, USA
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 fundaments of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, and touch on the many more nuanced and practical i...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2014

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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 fundaments of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, as well as touch on the many more nuanced and prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2014

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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 fundaments of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, as well as touch on the many more nuanced and prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2014

Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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 fundaments of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, as well as touch on the many more nuanced and prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2014

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
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 fundaments of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, as well as touch on the many more nuanced and prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation has undergone tremendous change. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice - pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement - have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing nature of pretrial practice in litigation mean for your practice? Join our fac...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Building Better Construction Contracts 2014

New York, New York, USA
Construction is a risky business. A good construction contract goes a long way to define and manage that risk. Unfortunately, there are not as many well-drafted and intelligent agreements in use in the industry as there should be. This course is designed to tackle that problem. We also cover what to do in the event a dispute arises. Disputes are inevitable, but they don’t have to cripple a job or ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 26, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

M&A Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
What better way to learn about M&A litigation than from the attorneys who litigate the nation’s most important M&A disputes and the judges who preside over them? We have assembled judges and former judges from the Delaware Supreme Court and the Court of Chancery - the most experienced and respected courts on M&A matters - and distinguished M&A litigators to give you their perspecti...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 26, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Expert Witness 2014

New York, New York, USA
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 with practical tools to handle ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Patent Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
If you are looking for a way to learn the basic concepts of patent law, this program is for you. In just one day, this complicated field will be boiled down to easy to understand, accessible sessions covering all types of patent issues that may arise in the context of every day practice and business management. Bringing together top experts in the field, this program will begin with a thorough fou...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Copyright law continues to be pulled in different directions, and the increasing tension between it and developing technologies is being tested regularly. Attend this program in order to better understand this dynamic practice area and learn how to find solutions to various challenges that arise for your clients. Throughout the program you will build a strong foundation of copyright law’s core pri...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Equity Forum (Fifteenth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Since the financial crisis a few years ago, private equity firms have been dealing with its aftermath, including increased regulatory and legislative scrutiny of their activities and the activities of their funds as well as difficult environments in which to raise new funds and to get deals done. Many firms were required to register as investment advisers with the SEC and a number of newly registe...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2014

New York, New York, USA
Good writing skills are one of the top qualities of the best practitioners. Writing for Litigators will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients. Getting started: planning your document and getting it done Writing to persuade Legal writing do’s and don’ts Legal style: making writing precise, concise, and powerful What do judges...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

New York, New York, USA
Are you thinking about “hanging out a shingle” on your own or joining forces with another solo practitioner? Do you operate your own practice but often wonder what costs you can eliminate and how you can attract new clients? Solos face a host of business and practice management decisions, from what to spend on overhead to how to win clients and handle difficult or non-paying clients. At this progr...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts (Part Two): What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2014

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Class action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation and 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 important developments in class action litigation. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2014: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s perspective is presented to show how drafting and prosec...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2014

New York, New York, USA
With emerging markets players, including those of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, playing an ever greater role in the global economy, attorneys and other professionals facilitating cross-border transactions need to familiarize themselves with their perspective on inbound and outbound investments.This program will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal iss...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Children's Law Institute (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly complex. This year, PLI’s 17th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare and juvenile justice pra...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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 personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and da...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

New York, New York, USA
Copyright law continues to be pulled in different directions, and the increasing tension between it and developing technologies is being tested regularly. Attend this program in order to better understand this dynamic practice area and learn how to find solutions to various challenges that arise for your clients. Throughout the program you will build a strong foundation of copyright law’s core pri...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

New York, New York, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2014

New York, New York, USA
In the aftermath of the financial crisis and the resulting regulatory reform, the SEC has advanced significant rulemaking and enforcement to impose a greater degree of controls on investment advisers’ operations. In fact, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, establishing new rules related to adviser custody, political contributions and adviser disclosure and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using real-life ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
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 avoiding prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE

Employment Discrimination Law Update

San Francisco, California, USA
This is the definitive annual advanced-level update of the most significant developments in EEO and their impact on employment practices. Topics covered include:

Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity;
Recent Legislative Activity and Agency Initiatives;
Harassment and Internal Investigations Update;
Escalation in Retaliation and Whistleblowing;
The e-Workplace: Access,...

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NELI
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2014

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: “This was one of the best programs I’ve attended!”; This is by far the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2014

New York, New York, USA
  New developments in corporate governance FCPA guidelines Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigation management: what every in-house counsel needs to know Attorney-client privilege; Kovel privilege Ethics and e-discovery Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Pre-litigation document management and preservation — best practices and ethical duties for: Technology assessments and inventory Employee education Designing and implementing document retention policies and preservation plans Litigation risk assessments The discovery process - recent developments and emerging issues, including: New search technologies Navigation of court-imposed dutie...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2014

New York, New York, USA
In a global business, the tax laws of the United States may impact transactions regardless of where the transactions take place. 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 international tax experts and feature a substantially revised schedule including new ses...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE

Employment Discrimination Law Update

Arlington, Virginia, USA
This is the definitive annual advanced-level update of the most significant developments in EEO and their impact on employment practices. Topics covered include:

Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity;
Recent Legislative Activity and Agency Initiatives;
Harassment and Internal Investigations Update;
Escalation in Retaliation and Whistleblowing;
The e-Workplace: Access,...

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NELI
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using real-life ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program 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 and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program 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 and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Municipal Law Institute (14th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Supreme Court Review (16th Annual): October 2013 Term

New York, New York, USA
At PLI’s 16th Annual Supreme Court Review program, a distinguished faculty of constitutional scholars, Supreme Court advocates, and a Supreme Court journalist will analyze and discuss the leading Supreme Court decisions of the October 2013 Term for their precedential, doctrinal and, where appropriate, societal significance.This Term the Supreme Court has agreed to decide an unusual number of impor...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn effective negotiation skills and techniques by observing an expert faculty in simulated bargaining, by critical analysis of tactics and techniques, and by participating in an actual negotiation. What successful negotiators do at every stage of the negotiation process When (and how) to use an adversarial strategy and when (and how) to select a problem-solvi...

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Practising Law Institute