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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
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Advanced Cross-examination Techniques

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Learn how to dominate the courtroom on cross-examination in this dynamic tour de force by internationally acclaimed presenter Roger Dodd. With practical tips and instructive true-life examples, Roger will share simple, straightforward, effective techniques from the Chapter Method of Cross-examination that will surprise and reinvigorate even the most experienced litigator. This unique program will ...

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Seminar Partners
Nov 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial services firms' corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense regulatory scrutiny.  Many new rules have been issued which impact the manner in which financial services firms operate.  At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation of the relevant regulatory framework as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implemen...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
IMPORTANT! If you get accredited by the VA before you attend this training, the first three hours will satisfy the VA’s CLE requirement.   Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA21a.pdf. Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not dela...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 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 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend: Prison conditions and prisoner treatment issues are getting unprecedented attention as the nation focuses on the magnitude of the national prison population.  In an area where advocates face increasingly challenging legal issues whether they represent incarcerated people from a public interest practice, private practice or as a policy advocate, and where government law...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2016

New York, New York, 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
Nov 17, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Flying Safe in the Clouds! Ethical Pitfalls of Mobile, Cloud & Everyday Law Office Computing

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lawyers are flying high these days. We can (and do) work anywhere - the train, the airport, the cottage, hotels, taxis, - wherever our practices and lives take us. However, without a proper understanding of technology, you can quickly find yourself in ethical trouble. Cloud computing, laptops, smartphones, tablets, email, networks, metadata, electronic court filings, if not used properly, can easi...

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Seminar Partners
Nov 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2016: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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 tips and/or interactive d...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer and Talk Like a Geek 2016: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2016: Get Fluent in Technology November 18 New York City and Live Webcast, www.pli.edu Why You Should Attend The lawyer who understands his or her client’s technology will stand out as a trusted counselor who can analyze and provide sound advice on technology issues. As your client’s business changes to meet new technologies, the legal issues it e...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2016

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

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

A Practical Guide to New York Family Court: The Judicial Perspective

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend: Learning a Judge’s perspective on Family Court practice is invaluable.  Whether you are handling your first Family Court case or have been “out of the courtroom” for some time and need a refresher, this program will provide practical strategies, tools and tips for effective litigation in the New York Family Court.  Former Family Court Judge Philip...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2016: Effective Advocacy and Ethical Best Practices

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys interested in representing children in immigration matters will learn the framework for key forms of legal relief, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and asylum.  Faculty will discuss fundamentals and also will examine practical tips for addressing complex issues that arise in these cases.  What You Will Learn How to address special i...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 23, 2016

CLE

Commercial Agreements Bootcamp: Building Essential Negotiating and Drafting Skills

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Attend this practical, hands-on program to gain the fundamental knowledge and strategies you need to draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements. This “how to” program is relevant to lawyers entering any area of commercial or transactional practice who are interested in improving their drafting and negotiating skills. Put the skills you have gained to use immediately by participating in valu...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Nov 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2016

San Francisco, California, 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 com...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2016: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend How can your client or company capitalize on opportunities in the dynamic market for hotel acquisitions and financing?  Are you familiar with the latest developments and structures in acquiring, financing, joint venturing, developing, managing and franchising a hotel property?  Are you up to date on the issues regarding data security, online booking systems, brandin...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "Ethical Implications of Social Media Use for Lawyers" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Why You Should Attend Attorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and law...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fourteenth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In the past year, new expectations were being placed on boards in critical areas of governance, including disclosure, oversight of complex operational issues, risk management, board succession, audit committee oversight, executive compensation, and responsiveness to and communication with investors pressing different concerns. In addition, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Corr...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethical Lessons from the Trenches: Candour, Conflicts, Confidentiality & Civility

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Since time immemorial, lawyers have tried to balance the needs to be truthful, keep client information confidential, manage conflicts and uphold a sense of civility. It’s a delicate highwire act and attempting to serve all four masters at once can lead to serious falls from grace. So how should you navigate these four important and frequently competing ethical commitments? Join popular CLE present...

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Seminar Partners
Dec 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The SEC and other government agencies continue to focus enforcement and examination efforts on hedge funds and private equity firms.  While insider trading remains a priority, examinations and investigations have turned to increasingly complex issues that private funds must deal with on a daily basis - valuation, conflicts of interest regarding fees, cybersecurity, big d...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

34th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should Attend Presented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of expert practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and key officials from the FCC who will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of cutting-edge...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In the years post-crisis, banks and financial institutions had a chance to respond to the first wave of finalized post-recession regulation and learn how their conformance and compliance programs held up to scrutiny.  This past year gave us some revealing developments on how banks and financial institutions navigated the new regulatory landscape and the challenges in in...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2016: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

San Francisco, California, 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
Dec 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 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
Dec 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program provides a deep dive into current venture capital market conditions and the changing legal environment.  Geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner, our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world.  Pl...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 7, 2016

CLE

Fiduciary Accounting

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Get up to speed on the fundamental principles of accounting for executors, trustees, attorneys and guardians, and explore some of the thornier issues which haunt fiduciaries at this essential program. Our faculty will share expert insights on accounting for trust-controlled corporations, compensation in complex administrations, strategies for avoiding court-ordered audits, and best practices for w...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Dec 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016

San Francisco, California, 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
Dec 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Los Angeles, California, 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
Dec 8, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Financial Statements for Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Having a basic knowledge of financial statements is crucial for every well-rounded lawyer. The more you understand about financial statements, the better you’ll be able to counsel clients with confidence, and use your financial understanding to your client’s advantage during negotiations or litigation. Attend this course and learn the fundamentals needed to understand and interpret financial state...

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Seminar Partners
Dec 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2016

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Dec 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2016

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 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
Dec 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Medicare & Medicaid: What All Attorneys Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  At some point in life, most Americans will qualify for either Medicare or Medicaid, or have friends or loved ones who do. Yet, few understand how the two government health care programs work. Whether you work with clients who may benefit from Medicare or Medicaid; work with health care providers, hospitals, pharmacies, or health insurance providers who are compensated b...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing For Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hedge fund activism has become a ubiquitous feature of the corporate landscape, affecting public companies of all sizes. As the phenomenon has become more commonplace, it has also become more diverse, and the means of addressing it and being prepared for it have evolved. Learn about the current state of hedge fund activism and best practices for preparing for and engaging wit...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2016: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Competence Issues - Elimination of Bias

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Satisfy all of California’s MCLE special requirements at this fast-paced and up-to-the-minute program.  If your last name begins with a letter from N through Z (Group 3), your MCLE compliance deadline of February 1, 2017 is fast approaching. The MCLE Marathon, taught by a faculty of outstanding California lawyers and other professionals who are recognized leaders i...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Stay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies. Hear from the SEC staff and our faculty, who will focus on current “hot issues,” best practices, and practical pointers. The upcoming reporting season appears headed towards being another interesting one...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care Law Institute 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join our expert faculty of health care practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors as we examine the current state of health care law and what the future might hold for affected parties. This program will cover the a broad range of issues confronting the health care industry: payment reforms; structuring of compliant financial and other relationshi...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

New Developments in Securitization 2016

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2016

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should Attend Export controls and economic sanctions continue to change rapidly. It is more important than ever for institutions in all sectors of the economy to stay on top of developments in the United States and other countries. Companies and financial institutions must be aware of their compliance and disclosure obligations, enforcement trends and priorities, and emerging risks. Implem...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2016

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Effective Management of Outside Counsel 2016: Fully Leveraging the Attorney-Client Relationship

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In this unique program, veteran in-house lawyers discuss how to manage outside counsel to achieve the client's most important practical objectives.  General counsel and junior in-house counsel alike will benefit from experience-tested strategies that maximize what today's attorney-client relationship can truly accomplish for clients. What You Will Learn Ef...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

The Ethy Awards: This Year's Best Of The Worst Legal Ethics Violations

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Each year, Hollywood celebrates the best performances in motion pictures at the Oscars. Well, this year, we celebrate the Ethy Awards. North America’s foremost legal humourist Sean Carter recaps the best of the worst ethics violations of 2016, with examples from Canada, the US and internationally. Sean shares the facts, explains the specific ethics violation (under the Federation of Law Societies’...

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Seminar Partners
Dec 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Building Better Construction Contracts 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Negotiating and drafting design and construction contracts that clearly define responsibilities and intelligently allocate risks is an art.  The design and construction process is risky, and proper risk identification and allocation is critical to the success of any project.  This course is designed to give you the tools you need to better negotiate and draft design...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Businesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble 2016: The In-House Attorney-Client Privilege and Ethics and Technology Quiz Show

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend A panel of experts will examine a number of important new developments in New York ethics law, all of which you need to know to protect yourself and your firm against claims of malpractice and ethical misconduct. What You Will Learn How to Protect Your Firm When Claims of Malpractice Arise The Scope of the Law Firm In-House Privilege Client’s Outside Coun...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreem...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Negotiation Skills 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jan 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jan 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Secured Transactions 2017: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay, are governed by Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.  At this program, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (filing and non-filing methods) and to gain (and main...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions 2017: Advanced Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Merger and acquisition activity has remained robust in 2016.  The ability to properly advise companies and their boards of directors and to effectively negotiate an M&A transaction requires detailed knowledge of the latest trends and developments affecting M&A. This program will help you stay up-to-date on M&A activity and cutting edge topics and development...

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