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Sep 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will acquaint you with the basics of e-discovery law and practice.  E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved.  Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and st...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2015: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope repres...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2015: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 tip...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other comme...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2015: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hotels are being bought, built and financed at a dizzying pace across the U.S. and globally. This program will draw on the experience of in-house counsel with major hotel operators and lenders, hotel management executives, outside counsel, and other hospitality professionals to explain how your client or company can capitalize on many of the dynamic issues of this interdiscip...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Residential Real Estate Closings: What You Need to Know from Pre-Contract to Closing (BOTH DAYS)

New York, New York, USA
This program will cover the basics of the purchase and sale of cooperatives, condominiums and houses. The panelists will review forms of ownership, pre-contract due diligence (including an overview of statutory and common law requirements, and practice tips), transfer and mortgage taxes, title insurance and lien searches. The program also will cover the contract of sale, including a review of the ...

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New York City Bar
Sep 9, 2015

CLE

Environmental Forensics: Now a 2-Day Training Format!

Bordentown, New Jersey, USA
What is Environmental Forensics and Why is it Important?
Environmental forensics is a multidisciplinary field with the goal of understanding how and when contamination occurred, as well as who is responsible for the pollution. Environmental forensics investigations may involve identifying and apportioning responsibility among multiple parties, age-dating releases and/or determining exactly how ...

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Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Beyond the Scanner: Paperless Workflows That Work

, USA
Setting up a paperless office only requires buying some hardware and software, but successfully maintaining a paperless office requires re-defining your everyday workflows. Our paperless faculty will show you how to streamline the logistics around your digital documents after the scanner - when you need to manage them, store them, and most importantly, find them later. This session will help you t...

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American Bar Association
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations: Views From All Sides

New York, New York, USA
This annual update program will explore current issues and recent developments relating to ethical duties and responsibilities of attorneys and other participants in corporate internal investigations involving public companies and other entities. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of counsel for the entity, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives and government ...

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New York City Bar
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

46th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring at the present time.  In addition, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable (if not more so) under the current tax laws, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  Further, President Obama’s ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2015: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note that this program does not qualify for legal ethics credit. Why You Should Attend Federal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK Why You Should Attend 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 avoidin...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Job Search Do’s and Don’ts

, USA
No matter your stage or sector, take the preferred steps to avoid missteps in your job search. In this month's ABA Free Career Advice Series, hear prominent legal career professionals address:
•Focusing your job search strategy
•Fashioning resumes and cover letters to foster positive attention
•Furthering your case at interviews and finishing the process well

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American Bar Association
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this full day event, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers.  Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand.  There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area – from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law and consulting firms – will lead you through the emergi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should Attend Congress and the regulators appear to have rediscovered acquisition reform in 2015.  The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are considering a host of potential acquisition changes, including what may be a renewed focus on commercial items. The Office of Federal Procurement policy is focused on IT acquisition and “category management” across Government...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend New media outlets and the growing importance of social networking continue to create new challenges for advertisers, who are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program, updated to reflect current legal trends cutting across the advertising industry, is led by an expert faculty who will provide importa...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015

São Paulo, BRA
Why you should attend Following the highly successful First and Second Institutes, we are pleased to announce PLl's Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015. This highly anticipated Institute will once again feature leading practitioners active in U.S. and Latin American corporate and securities law, as well as government regulator...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Federal Appeals in the Tri-State Region: Second & Third Circuit Practice

New York, New York, USA
Procedure in the Circuit Courts of Appeal is governed by the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. Since each circuit supplements the federal rules with their own local rules, being an appellant or appellee in the Circuit Courts can be a challenging prospect, even for those accustomed to practicing in the state appellate courts. This program focuses on the procedural aspects of the appellate proce...

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New York City Bar
Sep 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Equity Structuring: The Basics

New York, New York, USA
This program will serve as an instructional guide to key aspects of corporate, securities, M&A, real estate and tax matters for private equity structures, particularly with new SEC, CFTC and other regulations that require more lawyer involvement. An expert faculty will cover the basics of private equity fund formation, structuring and deal making at both the fund level and with funds' portfolio co...

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New York City Bar
Sep 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2015

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 2014 & 2015 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
Sep 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015 September 21, 2015 Learn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school.  Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face.  The lessons taught in this program are not theoretical.  M...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Recent market activity demonstrates that crowdfunding is now a bona fide alternative form of early and mid-stage corporate finance and can lead to exits in the M&A and capital markets arenas. In the face of this tremendous growth trajectory, the industry has divided into several categories, each with its own legal risks and challenges. Will this growth continue? Join our ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Breaking the Bank: Advising Your Clients on Student Loan Debt

, USA
According to the American Bar Association, the average law school student accumulates $84,000 in debt from public universities and $122,158 from private institutions. Similarly, overall student loan debt has reached a crippling $1.2 trillion mark in the United States. Underemployment of college graduates and lower incomes compound this troubling phenomenon of consumer debt.

Our panelists w...

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American Bar Association
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The Supreme Court’s Wellness Decision & Other Significant Developments Impacting Recoveries…

New York, New York, USA
There have been a number of important recent developments that will impact litigations that seek recoveries for the bankruptcy estate and creditors, including the defenses to such actions, the proper parties to bring such cases and the court in which these matters can be adjudicated. In May, the Supreme Court decided the much-anticipated Wellness case, holding that litigants can consent to a bankr...

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New York City Bar
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Select Concepts in Drafting Contracts 2015: Analyzing Ambiguities and Contract Boilerplate

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2015: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend A major disaster is likely to strike in California within our lifetime.  In the aftermath, survivors will need help to resolve legal issues related to the disaster.  By attending this program, you will learn about the most common post-disaster legal issues and then be able to participate in a regionally coordinated disaster legal services pro bono effort by providi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

High Profile Trials 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend High Profile Trials is all about the best part of litigation---the trials themselves.  The program will focus on critical issues and strategies raised in the most significant white collar, regulatory and civil fraud trials of the prior year.  Come inside the courtroom with the litigators on the front lines who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from t...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2015: Managing the Risk

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Cyber attacks have wreaked havoc on organizations in nearly every industry sector. From Sony to JPMorgan Chase to Target, cyber criminals have made it clear that no entity is immune. In today’s interconnected world, cybercrime targets are found in every industry sector. Media reports of the staggering number of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks attest to this tre...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Clients with Mental Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you are a pro bono or legal services attorney who provides, or would like to provide, legal services to clients with mental disabilities in disability cases and/or improve your representation of clients with challenging behaviors in any area of law. This two part training provides instruction on 1) components of a mental status exam and ins...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Communication Skills For Lawyers: Strategies For Writing And Speaking Effectively

New York, New York, USA
To be effective, lawyers must communicate clearly and professionally—both in writing and in speech. In this interactive workshop, participants learn strategies for communicating clearly and confidently, both in their written work and their oral communications. Based on a series of examples and exercises, participants learn practical strategies for quickly improving the quality of their written and...

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New York City Bar
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Get Organized & Get Things Done: Real Time Management for Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Are you carrying a heavy case load, completing work at the last minute, plagued by constant interruptions, inundated with information, drowning in paper, overloaded by email, handling too much work yourself, or spending too much time at the office? In short, do you have too much to do and not enough time? This fast-paced and entertaining seminar provides practical and effective skills and techniqu...

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Seminar Partners
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that IP lawyers need to know. A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies d...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Outsourcing has firmly established itself as a common practice - often being standard for new companies.  Sourcing agreements raise numerous legal and compliance concerns that counsel are challenged to manage.  Whether in the pre-contract negotiation phase or when problems arise during fulfillment, attorneys on both sides of the agreement must know the risks that mi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2015

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo & Small Firm Lawyer

, USA
Inspired by the perennial best-selling ABA book of the same title, this program features advice from the book's editor, K. William Gibson, and experienced practice management advisors Sheila Blackford of the Oregon State Bar and Reba Nance of the Colorado Bar Association.

The program will include thought-provoking topics, such as:
Are you cut out for solo practice?
Should you specia...

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American Bar Association
Sep 29, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

The Affordable Care Act: A View From the Top (FREE CLE)

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
The Affordable Care Act is now five years old and employers are coming to grips with the requirements that impact their group health plans, their employees, temporary workers, and independent contractors. Employers continue to find their way as they explore the tracking and compliance of shared responsibility; reporting myths, realities and challenges; the value of private exchanges and options in...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

16-Hour Bridge-the-Gap: Practical Skills, Ethics & More… (Both Days)

New York, New York, USA
Earn all of your annual CLE credits while obtaining invaluable knowledge on a variety of areas. Our Bridge-the-Gap programs fulfill a full year's credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing essential information and credits for more experienced attorneys. This program is particularly distinct in that one day will allow attendees to fulfill all required skills credits, and...

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New York City Bar
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2015: How the SEC Works

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer the securities laws.  In this program, you will be given an introduction to the federal securities laws as well as the operating divisions at the SEC that administer the laws.  You will be provided with what you need to know about how the SE...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2015: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This full day event addresses the issues confronted by employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California state law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about best practices ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing For Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Section 1983 litigation is typically multi-faceted and often complex. The law governing Section 1983 claims is voluminous and continues to develop on an ongoing basis. At PLI’s 32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation program, a highly experienced and accomplished faculty, including a law school dean, retired federal district court judge, legal scholars, and pla...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2015

New York, New York, 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 2014 & 2015 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
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher.   Program changes and budget cuts have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients.  Several significant changes to key benefits programs have occurred in recent years, imposing new complex rules.  At the same time, county staff has shrunk, and...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2015: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 tip...

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