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Mar 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pro Bono Basics New York 2017: Best Practices and Ethics

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address practical issues that often arise in pro bono representation and strategies for successfully handling them. What You Will Learn Tools for working effectively with low-income clients How to balance other professional obligations with pro bono representation Strategies for securing adequate training and mentorship for unfamiliar areas o...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2017

CLE

Superior Legal Writing: Every Word Matters

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The greatest skill any lawyer can possess is the ability to write clearly, concisely, and convincingly. Good writing skills will not only improve the results you obtain, but will also enhance your reputation, and improve your relationships with judges, other lawyers and clients.
William Bernhardt, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books tells lawyers what they need...

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Seminar Partners
Mar 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Read Financial Statements 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes. At this practical half-day event, a distinguish...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Specialized Deposition Techniques 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you’ve done one deposition or one hundred, you need to be prepared to handle the special situations that arise and know how to identify and exploit the opportunities that exist.  This program covers a range of topics and scenarios that can challenge even the most seasoned litigators.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and deposition experts will ou...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, municipalities, and online service providers — and the r...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

New York CPLR 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This instructive program will provide a comprehensive review of developments concerning the important procedural rules that govern litigation in New York State.  What You Will Learn Recent cases concerning jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments Update regarding statute of limitations case law Discussion of new cases dealing with discovery issues New ...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Employing a hypothetical fact pattern, PLI’s engaging panel of expert practitioners will take you through each step of a securities case: investigation, filing the complaint, motions, class certification, discovery, mediation, potential settlement, and ultimately the trial.   WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How to approach the initial investigation and work with ...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In almost any market, understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors. Hear from an experienced faculty, including attorneys, underwriters, accountants and a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, on the nuts and bolts of an initial public offering. The speakers will guide you through the initial public offering proces...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

11th Annual Patent Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups. You design the two-day schedule that best meets...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s seminar will explore topics in commercial real estate financing that will be of interest to both seasoned practitioners as well as those still building their knowledge base. Our faculty of experienced attorneys, in conjunction with non-attorney real estate professionals, will discuss, among other topics, (i) the state of the real estate market and who is pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 6, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

An Independent Accountant's Role in the Annual Form 5500 Process

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
This webinar will discuss the role of the independent qualified public accountant (IQPA) in the Form 5500 process including the initial selection of an IQPA and the communication between the plan sponsor, service providers and the auditor. We will also review key documents required during the audit process and the various reports issued by the auditor. Finally, we will go over the best practices f...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Apr 6, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Dynamite Use of Expert Witnesses

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
They’re called experts for a reason. Expert witnesses are fully informed on the topic at hand. Trial victory requires you to exploit that information to educate yourself and your judge or jury, and to use it to challenge the testimony of your opponent’s expert. You cannot always be confident that your expert has the gift to explain complex matters in understandable terms. As the master of the case...

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Seminar Partners
Apr 7, 2017

CLE

5th Annual Institute on Not-for-Profits

New York, New South Wales, USA
In the modern digital era, the use of the Internet, emails, and social media create a host of opportunities and potential risks for everyone, including nonprofit organizations. Modern methods of communication facilitate messaging, branding, fundraising, grantmaking, and generally promoting a nonprofit's mission. At the same time, issues such as cybersecurity, hacking, accessing of inappropriate si...

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New York City Bar Association
Apr 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s seminar will explore topics in commercial real estate financing that will be of interest to both seasoned practitioners as well as those still building their knowledge base. Our faculty of experienced attorneys, in conjunction with non-attorney real estate professionals, will discuss, among other topics, (i) the state of the real estate market and who is pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Attend this program so that you can receive the basic information you need to identify and represent low-income children in California with education, health care, and public benefits issues.  Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, discipline for students with disabilities, advocacy for foster youth, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you c...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Employment Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you.  An expert faculty will lead you through the major statutes, regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firin...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 13, 2017

CLE

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown

New York, New York, USA
Governments around the world are cracking down on the space civil society needs to protect fundamental rights and freedoms. This year's annual Bernstein Institute for Human Rights conference will provide a rich analysis of the measures governments are using to silence dissent, while also examining legal strategies used by human rights advocates to counter closure. These strategies encompass litiga...

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Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU School of Law
Apr 13, 2017

CLE

NYU School of Law Bernstein Institute for Human Rights Conference, Defending Dissent

new york, New York, USA
Governments around the world are cracking down on the space civil society needs to protect fundamental rights and freedoms. This year's annual Bernstein Institute for Human Rights conference will provide a rich analysis of the measures governments are using to silence dissent, while also examining legal strategies used by human rights advocates to counter closure. These strategies encompass litiga...

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Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, NYU School of Law
Apr 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Institute 2017: Developments & Hot Topics

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s Institute will examine recent developments in several key areas of antitrust reflected in recent decisions as well as vigorous enforcement in the US and around the world.  Panels or nationally known practitioners and senior government enforcement officials will report on and explore developments in competitor relationships, including cartels and other p...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Government Lawyers 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This interactive program will provide a unique opportunity to learn more about professional conduct rules by employing hypothetical examples based on current events. Government and non-government lawyers will be sure to find the discussion timely and relevant. What You Will Learn The application of professional conduct rules to government lawyers The interaction be...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 18, 2017

CLE

Annual Update on Judicial Review

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Join us for our most popular Administrative Law Section event to get up-to-date on the latest in judicial review jurisprudence and trends. Justice David Stratas and Dr. Paul Daly will be back again this year to share their expert insights on how to understand, apply and successfully argue the courts’ most recent guidance on judicial review. Questions are encouraged at any time during this open and...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Apr 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Monetization and Investment 2017: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The rapidly evolving field of Intellectual property ("IP") monetization and investment is now a core consideration for many companies. Historically focused on high tech and ecommerce, as well as brand and pharma royalties, IP monetization is also of increasing importance more generally, including for automotive, media, financial services, biopharma, medical device and other c...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Capital markets are adjusting to a wide range of evolving regulatory standards which affect the way in which offerings are conducted around the world.  At the same time, issuers around the world are subject to changing accounting and corporate governance standards, while market participants navigate new ground in derivative product regulation.  Issuers and market pa...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is designed to provide attendees with a basic overview of the legal, regulatory and operational issues affecting “registered investment companies” – the universe of publicly offered pooled investment vehicles that include mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) and others.  Attendees will learn the fundame...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Appellate Advocacy 2017

New York, New York, USA
Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. Attendees will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes.  Attendees will also hear the...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 21, 2017

CLE

Current Issues in Insurance Regulation 2017

New York, New York, USA
The 27th annual program on Current Issues in Insurance Regulation features regional and national leaders exploring topical issues of importance to the insurance industry, with opportunities for questions and interaction with the faculty. As in prior programs, we will address up-to-the-minute, cutting edge regulatory issues affecting insurance industry and consumers alike. Among the likely "hot" to...

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New York City Bar Association
Apr 24, 2017

CLE

On Your Marks: Frontline Issues in Trademark and Advertising Law

New York, New York, USA
2016 has been a year of dramatic developments in technology, world politics and law - with implications for the trademark and advertising worlds. This program will help trademark and branding lawyers to be "on their marks" and ready for the future, as it explores cutting-edge issues from this year of change, including a review of major court decisions in the trademark field and rulings by the Trad...

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New York City Bar Association
Apr 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) is at the top of most companies’ key risk areas. DOJ and SEC resources devoted to it remain at an all-time high. Recent FCPA and bribery enforcement actions demonstrate that no industry is immune from scrutiny and this past year has seen record settlements.  Beyond the FCPA, more countries and international or...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 25, 2017

CLE

Dinner with Your Honourable Estates Lists Judges

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from your Superior Court of Justice judges in a less formal setting than the courtroom. Gain insights from Estates List judges as they review cases of note, comment on procedural concerns and provide invaluable guidance to trusts and estates practitioners.

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The Ontario Bar Association
Apr 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE Marathon 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE Marathon 2017 is designed to help attorneys practicing in Illinois meet their MCLE professional responsibility requirements, and will include discussion of best practices and new and emerging professionalism and ethical issues. What You Will Learn Update on ethical issues Ethical issues for in-house counsel Ci...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Conflicts of Interest & Fiduciary Duties 2017: Navigating the Emerging Regulatory Maze

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The legal framework applying to fiduciary investment advice is undergoing a sea change.  The DOL has finalized rulemaking that is dramatically changing the regulatory framework establishing fiduciary duties and obligations for broker-dealers, advisors and service providers in the retirement marketplace. At the same time, the SEC continues to advance its consideration of...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2017: Current Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Staying abreast of the current developments in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganizations is essential, and this advanced conference assembles a remarkable faculty of bankruptcy judges and leading practitioners who will provide you with a thorough review and analysis of hot topics and recent decisions in diverse industries, including in energy. They will cover the Supreme ...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

11th Annual Patent Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups. You design the two-day schedule that best meets...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2017: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The number of accuracy-related penalties assessed against individual taxpayers increased from 58,366 in 2005 to 553,184 in 2015.  That is nearly a 1,000% increase over the past decade!  Are there more bad taxpayers?  Or, is the IRS just getting more aggressive about asserting penalties?  Regardless of the answer, responsible tax practitioners must understa...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

The Power to Persuade

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Learn techniques for not just surviving - but flourishing - in the courtroom or in any high-pressure situation! Getting your audience to hear you, to believe you, and to act on your words is essential to what you do every day. If you want to be consistently more persuasive, you need to do more than simply follow your instincts. Whether you’re addressing a judge, a jury, colleagues, or clients, the...

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Seminar Partners
Apr 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial Evidence 2017: Advocacy, Analysis, Illustrations

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Trial Evidence 2017 is a fast-moving program, featuring a unique blend of doctrinal analysis, illustrations, and practical applications. You will learn fundamental evidence law, as well as important recent trends and developments. Program Format and Faculty The program is both highly informative and entertaining. Numerous evidentiary issues will be illustrated by famous trial...

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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2017: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide informa...

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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017

Chicago, Illinois, 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
May 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2017: Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As fashion brands and retailers manage an increasingly competitive and technological marketplace and provide consumers with a greater variety of products and expanded retail platforms, significant and evolving risks present challenges for the lawyers who advise them.  Attend this program and explore the key legal issues for brands and retailers, and investors in those s...

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Practising Law Institute
May 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, 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
May 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding source...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

22nd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and the consumer financial services industry is struggling to keep pace with the CFPB’s extraordinary number of regulatory and enforcement initiatives.  At the same time, other federal and state regulators and attorneys general are ramping up their activity.  All of these...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to 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? ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2017

CLE

How to Use Google for Investigative Research

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The internet can be a powerful research tool - with a little digging in the right places, anyone can find a gold mine of information. But if you’ve never taken a formal class to learn how to search effectively, then you’re probably leaving many of the most useful “cyberstones” unturned. Listen and learn from the experts as Mark Rosch and Carole Levitt show you, slide by slide, how to be your own c...

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Seminar Partners
May 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Technology 2017: Avoidance of Risk

New York, New York, USA
The financial services industry is heavily regulated, especially in the area of data security and privacy - and the regulations are constantly changing. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act changed the industry landscape, and companies must maintain their vigilance to comply with its requirements. Federal and state agencies, including the OCC, FFIEC, Federal Reserve and CF...

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Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

San Francisco, California, 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
May 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2017

New York, New York, USA
This program contains 4 NJ Newly Admitted categories for 7.8 hours. They are 1.5 credits of New Jersey Basic Estate Planning (NA2), 3.3 credits of New Jersey Civil or Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), 1.5 credits of New Jersey Family Law Practice (NA4), and 1.5 credits of New Jersey Law Office Management (NA9). This program, in conjunction with PLI’s New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2016, fulfi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Volcker Rule 2017: What it Means for Financial Institutions and Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend From the day it was proposed, Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, broadly referred to as The Volcker Rule, was met with controversy.  The Rule, which banned commercial banks from engaging in most forms of proprietary trading, made significant impacts to the financial industry from the moment it was ratified throughout its challenging implementation process and conformance...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, 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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