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May 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program features an experienced faculty of legal experts who are prepared to deliver practical insights on leveraged finance strategies and the current marketplace.  Starting with an overview of the current drivers of deal activity and trends in deal structures and terms, the opening panel will set the stage for a deeper look into area. New segments on leveraged fin...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Institute 2016: Developments & Hot Topics

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s Institute will examine developments in several key areas of antitrust— with emphasis on fundamentals and current developments — 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 develop...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2016

CLE

Barriers to the Growth Mindset in Innovation: NYIPLA Women in IP Presents

New York, New York, USA
How Perceived Barriers to Patentability are Affecting the Growth Mindset in Innovator Companies, in particular the impact of 101

FEATURED SPEAKER
Jamie Simpson, Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary and Director at USPTO, will discuss Gender Gap

PANELISTS
Heather Champion Brady, Senior Patent Counsel at Johnson & Johnson
Heidi Martinez, Associate General IP Counsel at Xerox...

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New York Intellectual Property Law Association
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2016: Nuts and Bolts

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a v...

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Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Cross-examining Expert Witnesses: 10 Steps to Success

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Expert witnesses offer unique opportunities but also specific challenges, and your ability to control your opponent's expert on the stand can make or break your case. In this focused, practice-oriented seminar, internationally-recognized litigation skills instructor Todd Winegar shares his Ten Steps to Success for cross-examining all types of expert witnesses. Combining discussions of strategy and...

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Seminar Partners
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

10th 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 meet...

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Practising Law Institute
May 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to change, including new rules that went into effect on December 1, 2015. 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 nat...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE Marathon 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Illinois Professional Responsibility Marathon 2016 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, including exploring topics such as civility, professionalism and inclusion in the law profession. Wh...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2016: 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 inform...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fourth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2016

Hong Kong, HKG
Why You Should Attend Our Fourth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2016 will feature a faculty composed of the leading legal practitioners, including in-house counsel, active in the Asian, U.S. and UK corporate and securities law fields, as well as key government regulators, prominent investment bank professionals and distinguished general counsel who will provide ti...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Partnerships and limited liability companies are now the entity of choice for doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acq...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (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 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2016: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK 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 no or little patent experience. It 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 liti...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2016: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly sleepy backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead - during ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

5th Annual White Collar Crime Institute

New York, New York, USA
White collar criminal investigations and prosecutions continue to dominate the headlines. In an evolving and dynamic enforcement landscape, the demands on and consequences for both institutions and individuals have escalated on a seemingly upward spiral. The scope and nature of white collar matters have become even more complex as large, cross-border, multi-jurisdiction investigations proliferate....

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New York City Bar
May 10, 2016

CLE

Health Impact Assessment: Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

Bordentown, New Jersey, USA
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) can be used to evaluate a proposed plan or project's potential effects on the health of a population. HIA provides evidence-based recommendations aimed at enhancing positive health impacts and minimizing negative ones.

In this session, the New Jersey Health Impact Collaborative (NJHIC) will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment as a tool to...

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Rutgers University
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

State Sponsorship of IRAs or Qualified Plans for Private Sector Employees

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Moderator: Peter Kelly, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Employee Benefits Counsel of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, IL

Panelists: Hon. Michael W. Frerichs, Treasurer of the State of Illinois & Chair of the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Board, Chicago, IL

Courtney Eccles, Invest in Illinois Program Manager, Office of Illinois State Treasurer, Chicago, IL

Ca...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

21st Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently celebrated its fourth 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 state and other federal regulators and attorneys general are ramping up their activities, and the volume o...

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Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent and Trademark Office are reshaping patent law, and this program will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of patent litigation.  An expert faculty will cover the patent litigation process from start to finish, including actions brought in the District Court and at the International Trade Commission....

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth 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 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2016

New York, New York, USA
This program contains 5 NJ Newly Admitted categories for 7.8 hours. They are 1.4 credits of New Jersey Law Office Management (NA9), 2.2 credits of New Jersey Civil or Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Landlord/Tenant Practice (NA7), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Municipal Court Practice (NA8), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Real Estate Closing Procedures (NA5). This program, in co...

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Practising Law Institute
May 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Volcker Rule 2016: What it Means for Financial Institutions and Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend July 21, 2015 marked the deadline for all firms to be compliant with The Volcker Rule.  In the years prior to this date, many firms reformed or eliminated some business lines to achieve compliance while some banks still struggle to meet their compliance obligations today.  The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve granted extensions and is prepared to further de...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2016: 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 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services IT 2016: Avoidance of Risk

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Financial Services Industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries and the regulations are constantly changing.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act changed the landscape and companies must maintain their vigilance to comply with its requirements, even four years after it was enacted.  The last six months has yielded further re...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2016

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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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Silicon Valley Corporate Law Update 2016: Start-Ups, Financings, IPOs, M&A

San Francisco, California, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ohio New Lawyers Training 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Why You Should Attend Newly admitted Ohio attorneys must complete 12 hours of New Lawyers Training by the end of their first biennial compliance period. Three of the 12 hours MUST consist of instruction on topics related to professional conduct, professional relationships, obligations of lawyers, or aspirational ideals of the profession; instruction on topics related to fundamental law office mana...

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Evidence for Trial Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
No matter how comfortable you are with the rules of evidence, every trial - for better or for worse - is an opportunity to learn more. This media-rich seminar will strengthen your skills in applying the laws of evidence in a trial setting. Irving Younger’s classic presentation on evidence law is reborn in video form with real-world, practical commentary by Professor Steve Easton. Easton’s practice...

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Seminar Partners
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2016: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Whether you’re a transactional attorney or a litigator, when financial and accounting records emerge in the legal matter you’re handling, it helps to know some accounting basics.  The numbers always tell a story – one that may support your legal position.  Being able to recognize the relevant accounting principles at work and how they influence the...

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016

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
May 20, 2016

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 country’s 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 to’s of benefits claims including: administrative claims and appeals, litigati...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Child Custody and Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Child custody and guardianship is a complex and ever-evolving area of family law. Those who appear in the Family Courts of New York must understand how to effectively represent their respective clients in these complex and emotionally-charged proceedings. This half-day program will focus on two significant types of modification of child custody and guardianship: changes in ci...

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Practising Law Institute
May 24, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Audit Trilogy Part III: Employer/Accountant Perspectives on Annual Retirement Plan Audits

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Welcome to Our World!

This Program will focus on the responsibility of employers to internally develop financial statements for their retirement plans and the audit process. The Program will also address the need for attorneys to issue audit responses to request for audit information and the interaction of attorneys and accountants in helping our mutual clients to finalize audits, file Form...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 26, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Necessary Plan Language in Light of Recent Guidance from the Supreme Court and Lower Courts

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
This panel will examine language that should be included in various employee benefit plan documents to curtail litigation, given the guidance set forth in recent decisions by the Supreme Court and lower courts. Plan sponsors should consider protective plan provisions that may pertain to anti-assignment clauses, claim procedure rules, subrogation claims, and reimbursement settlements.

Moder...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 31, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016

Chicago, Illinois, 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, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2016

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 critically important to the success ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Litigation 2016: Practical Strategies

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This new 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 prison litigation from filing a complaint and contentious discovery to trial practice and class action issues. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Public Interest Boot Camp (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Public interest law students working with low and moderate income communities often lack the experience to address the issues that many clients face when seeking legal services.  The Public Interest Boot Camp is a free program designed to prepare law students holding summer internships with public interest law organizations, government agencies, and other legal nonprofit...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Refine Your Legal Writing and Email Drafting Skills 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are a summer associate at a law firm or an intern in a legal department, your summer commitment is essentially a three-month interview.  You will be assessed on many factors - one of the most important of which is your writing.  The memos and briefs you write will be closely evaluated, but so will your internal communications, especially email.  ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Managing a nonprofit has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. This program is designed to explore fundamental concepts and new developments in the federal and state laws affecting nonprofits, as well as new challenges and practical solutions for overcoming those challenges. What You W...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care IT 2016: New Technology, New Legal Issues

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND  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 that are met by these innovations.    This requires institutions, IT companies and the lawyers who advise them and investors to reevaluate and revise existing ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

New York, New York, 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 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2016

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 fundaments of conducting an internal investigation, as well as touch on the many more nuanced a...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Partnerships and limited liability companies are now the entity of choice for doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acq...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Health Care Litigation Under ERISA and the ACA

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Panelists will discuss ACA discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower claims under the ACA § 1558 and ERISA § 510; benefit claims based upon ACA benefit mandates; and claims arising from a plan's inadvertent loss of grandfathered status. Panelists will also discuss in-network and out-of-network providers who litigate pay and reimbursement disputes against insurance companies using ERISA.

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice 2016: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Are you thinking about “hanging out a shingle,” either on your own or with a colleague?  Many attorneys consider this career option, but how do you actually make it work? Setting up the office and getting business are top concerns. Solos also face a host of critical business and practice management decisions that will determine whether the new practice thrive...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

International Employment Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND  Employment law is no longer a local issue.  Multinational employers must grapple with often conflicting standards for hiring, retaining, disciplining, and terminating employees.  The issues are all the more challenging today, as employment laws from the U.S. and overseas, impose standards of conduct across borders.   Global employers increasingly wa...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2016

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 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2016: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will review recent activities in environmental 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 program will...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2016: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, 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 inform...

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Practising Law Institute





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