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Jun 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Private Equity Forum

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Good writing skills are one of a handful of skills necessary to success in the practice of law. What actually is good legal writing?  This program will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients. What You Will Learn • Getting started: planning your document and getting it done • Writing to persuad...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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
Jul 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Class action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation. The courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice. This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases.  Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on important...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2016 will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international deal making in and with emerging  markets. Attorneys and other professionals in the field will benefit from the insights offered by a stellar, international faculty, who will draw on decades of combined experience to share the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading Law 2016: Salman, Newman, and the Road Ahead

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Insider trading is a critical area of criminal and civil enforcement and will likely remain so for some time to come.  Following the Second Circuit’s ground-breaking decision on tippee liability in United States v. Newman, and the Ninth Circuit’s seminal decision on the same issue in United States v. Salman, the law’s contours are in flux.  Enter ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2016

New York, New York, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend Copyright Law continues to see its legal bounds challenged in novel, headline-grabbing ways.  The undeniably momentous impact that social media platforms and smart devices co...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Jul 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2016

New York, New York, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend The proliferation of online consumer transactions continues to open new possibilities to perpetrate and witness trademark infringement.  Whether on an online auction service ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

The Final Answers: The Supreme Court ERISA and Litigation Decisions

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Moderator: Mary Ellen Signorille, AARP Foundation Litigation, Washington, DC
Panelists: Erin M. Sweeney, Miller & Chevalier Chartered, Washington, DC
Elizabeth Hopkins, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC & Los Angeles, CA (invited)
Teresa Renaker, Renaker Hasselman LLP, San Francisco, CA

Panelists will analyze the Supreme Court decisions affecting ERISA plans, participants a...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Over the past few years, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, with advisers becoming a major focus of the SEC’s 2016 enforcement and exam program.  The SEC has set high expectations for advisers in identifying and responding to conflicts of interests and for providing robust and targeted client disclosures. At this program, at...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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
Jul 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2016: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK All homework for your technology section must be completed and submitted upon registering onsite at the program. Why You Should Attend In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience with the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individu...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

When ERISA Meets Private Equity

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
When ERISA Meets Private Equity: What Advisors to Plans, Funds and Investors Should Consider before Closing the Deal

Moderator: Henry Talavera, Polsinelli PC, Dallas, TX
Speakers: Jeffrey D. Hochberg, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY
Sharon M. Goodman, Slevin & Hart, PC, Washington, DC
John R. Paliga, Gordon Feinblatt, Baltimore, MD

The panel will present an overview of...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This training is designed to equip attorneys with a sharper understanding of the substantive law, strategies, procedures, and best practices relevant to their representation of low-income clients who seek public assistance, emergency assistance, and benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  These necessary benefits can be difficult to access f...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2016

New York, New York, 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
Jul 20, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

California Employment Law Update

, USA
Hatmaker Law Group will present this free one-hour webinar covering new laws passed during 2016 impacting California employers and legislation pending on the horizon. We will also discuss notable employment law judgments and what the rulings mean for your California business.

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Hatmaker Law Group
Jul 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Jul 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners as well as SEC staff. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Secur...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented.  Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Int...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join us once again at this unique interactive program. Chair Katie M. Lachter will review a new set of hypotheticals to test your knowledge of the pertinent ethical rules, as you match wits with our expert faculty, and contestants. What would you do? What do the experts say you should do? This program had past attendees raving: “My favorite PLI program so far”; &l...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hear from experienced practitioners, who will provide practical advice about a broad range of ethical issues confronting in-house counsel.  This unique program will help you identify risk areas, analyze relevant ethical obligations, and understand best practices.  What You Will Learn Representing the corporate entity: who is the client Crisis management, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2016

New York, New York, USA
 Why You Should Attend This program is designed to provide attorneys with an understanding of ethical duties arising in discovery, including obligations impacting investigations and litigation.   Particular emphasis will be given to the new amendments to the federal discovery rules, including discussion of the rules in practice during the first seven months after their effective da...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 26, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Major changes in the broker-dealer industry and regulatory framework continue as a result of the financial services crisis, the resulting regulatory reform and other trends and developments.  At the same time, FINRA’s rewrite of its Rulebook is almost complete, and broker-dealers have become subject to DOL’s new stringent rules imposing a fiduciary duty with ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This negotiation program is unlike any other.  The classical theories and most effective tactics behind every very stage of the negotiation are taught and tested with interactive exercises drawing on realistic, every day scenarios - the kind that attendees commonly face in practice.    Attendees will learn how to prepare for the opening rounds by design...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases handled by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law.  Studies have shown that those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibility for relief. In re...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Children's Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate are increasingly complex.  This year, PLI’s 19th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affect...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join our expert faculty of leading practitioners and regulators as we discuss and analyze the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings. We will address the changes to private and exempt offerings brought about by the JOBS Act, including matchmaking platforms, “accredited investor” crowdfunding, offerings using general solicitation, Rule 144A ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 1, 2016

CLE

Summer CLE in England

Cambridge, England
This five-day program held at Jesus College, Cambridge University explores the essential contemporary and historical attributes of American, English, and European law in a wide-ranging discussion among distinguished jurists, academic leaders, and practicing lawyers.

*Approved in PA, VA & WV (12 hours - including 2 Ethics hours)

Agenda
Monday, August 1, 2016
• 2:00-5:00PM: Regi...

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Stover Center for Constitutional Studies and Moral Leadership
Aug 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA 2016: The Evolving World

New York, New York, USA
A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for intended tax treatment, fiduci...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Advocacy 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit www.pli.edu/ScholarshipApplication Why You Should Attend If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for.  In this full-day program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk abou...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Please note that only the "How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You’re Learning to Walk" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Newly admitted attorneys enter the practice with a good grasp of the law but often need a primer on common skills and knowledge that experienced attorneys acquire over time.&nbs...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend An expert faculty will review and provide practical guidance on  current ethical issues faced by attorneys in banking and financial services. What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations Ethical concerns when representing multinational clients Whistleblower r...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice.  Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users:  your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes. What You Will Learn • Crisp and clear drafting techniques, including the use of “Plain Englis...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap: Professional Practice for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual professional practice requirement by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your ethics and skills MCLE requirements at other programs.   What You Will Learn Recent developments in financial regulation and implications for legal practice How to address common employment la...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Evidence in the New York State Courts: Representing the Legal Services Client 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Electronic evidence plays an increasingly important role in clients' cases in legal services work. Understanding the current case law and ethical rules governing the use of that evidence is essential for attorneys. This training will explore the many technologies utilized by legal services clients, the ethical rules governing attorneys who are interacting with that electroni...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will deliver a succinct, current review of the latest developments and practical takeaways to help attorneys navigate the thorny issue of conflicts of interest. The agenda will introduce how to identify potential and actual conflicts and determine if and how such conflicts can be waived. What You Will Learn • The Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This concise program addresses the current legal developments and insightful practice pointers emerging from the attorney-client privilege and internal investigations.  Led by a program chair who was a former federal prosecutor and is currently outside counsel, attendees will hear faculty discuss all perspectives of an issue, giving a complete overview of the related e...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

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

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

18th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2015 Term

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The United States Supreme Court this Term confronted an unusually broad array of vital constitutional questions impacting myriad facets of society. The questions include such contentious issues as state regulation of abortion, university racially based affirmative action admission programs, compulsory union dues for public sector employees, religious objection to the Affordab...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 3 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and low-income p...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2016: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment.  This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law exper...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

16th Annual Municipal Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department, or attorneys representing city agencies, commissions, or employees, will want to attend. What You Will Learn Fourth Amendment and muni...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Residential Mortgage Servicing Update: What You Need to Know as We Approach the End of HAMP (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The rules of the road for residential mortgage servicing have changed significantly over the past several years, and they are about to shift again as we approach the expiration of the government’s Making Home Affordable loan modification programs.  Attend this training for an in-depth look at the program rules, laws and regulations that govern the relationship bet...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2016: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK All homework for your technology section must be completed and submitted upon registering onsite at the program. Why You Should Attend In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience with the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individu...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2016 (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 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2016

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 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2016: 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. T...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

New Civil Procedure Rules and ERISA Litigation: One Judge's View

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
New Civil Procedure Rules and ERISA Litigation: One Judge’s View (along with Counsel) -- 9 Months In

Moderator: Robert Rachal, Proskauer, New Orleans, LA
Speakers: Honorable Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr., Chief Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
Tybe Ann Brett, Feinstein Doyle Payne & Kravec, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Radha Pathak, ...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Sep 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 2015 saw the transformation of marketplace lending from a fintech fad to a bona fide change in the way consumers and small businesses access credit.  As the industry continues to mature and evolve, more changes are on the horizon, including new business practices, legal interpretations of old tech laws and regulatory challenges.  Moreover, this year has seen marketp...

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