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Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Law Firm Innovation - Finding a Different Way of Thinking - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast is available to watch on demand at any time

Law firms are commonly amongst the most conservative of organisations. A combination of adversity to risk, coupled with an over-reliance on precedent makes innovation a challenge for even the most ambitious of managing partners.

But demand for firms to be more innovative is arising from two factors - client demand and greater c...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Managing Matters for Profit - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast is available to watch on demand at any time

Introduction

As clients are increasingly asking for fixed fees and driving these fees down, lawyers need to find more efficient ways of delivering legal services to ensure protecting their margins.

How can you do this?

This webcast will review the factors that affect the profitability of legal work. It will explor...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

The Key Levers of Profit Growth for Law Firms - A New Way of Thinking - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast is available to watch on demand at any time

Introduction

This webcast responds to the concerns partners and management have in many firms around securing profitable growth, given all the changes in the environment, and provides you with a 'route map' of key areas to consider.

There will be a blend of theory, real life case studies, visuals, research findings and y...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Fees - How to Sell, Price & Negotiate with Clients - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

Introduction

Clients are increasingly having the upper hand when negotiating fees. How should you respond?

This webcast will provide you with a strategic planning tool for analysing what services to offer and to which sectors in the market.

Could you get better at uncovering the needs of the client?

What aspects of...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Continuous Improvement for Law Firms - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

Introduction

Saving money and reducing waste should be as important as generating new income when it comes to building a successful practice.

Law firms are full of processes and procedures which could be refined and streamlined to reduce waste, improve efficiencies and save money.

The frameworks and methods within Continu...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Collaborative Family Law - What, How & Why - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

Introduction

In this webcast you will learn how the collaborative process works. It will explore how collaborative cases work, who it is suitable for and how it can benefit families going through separation and divorce.

The webcast is aimed at family law practitioners and mediators who have not yet trained in the collaborative p...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Jurisdiction & Applicable Law in International Family Law Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

Introduction

This webcast is designed for the family lawyer who deals with any cases - be it concerning money or children - with an international element; whether limited to an overseas holiday home or foreign parties with all their connections abroad.

It will provide delegates with a broad overview of the jurisdictional rules i...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Making Your Collaborative Law Really Work - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

ntroduction

This webcast will explore how you can take your collaborative law work further and deliver even better outcomes and benefits for your clients and their families.

The webcast will consider the seminal work 'The Promise of Mediation' and how their studies on transformative work can help you to really set your collabora...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Revisiting the Collaborative Process - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

Introduction

This webcast will serve as a helpful refresher of the principles and stages within the collaborative law process.

It has been designed to be a powerful and motivating refresher for beginner collaborative practitioners whether you have had a handful of cases or none at all. It will provide you with a renewed confiden...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

Doing Business in the US - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

Introduction

This webcast will provide an insight into the US legal System for UK transactional lawyers, compliance personnel and other professionals who interact with the US legal system.

The webcast will examine a series of common legal scenarios and participants will be able to see how these are typically resolved, enabling y...

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MBL
Jan 2, 2015

CLE - Online

The 'Midnight Clause': Traps & Pitfalls to Avoid in Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses - Webcast

NA, USA
This webcast can be viewed On Demand at any time

Introduction

In any commercial agreement the dispute resolution clause is vitally important, despite being sometimes known as the "midnight clause" because it is drafted last.

It will determine whether the parties should go to mediation or arbitration, as well as dealing with jurisdiction and applicable law.

If the clause...

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MBL
Jan 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Financial Products 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe explosion of new financial products over the past decade, the implosion of the credit markets and the resulting significant new regulatory requirements underline the importance of a basic understanding of financial products. While these instruments have been, in the view of many, invaluable investment tools, and have presented enormous potential for product manufacturers a...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Compliance & Regulatory Challenges 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs our first educational conference of 2015 focused on hedge funds, this afternoon program will deliver insights from three distinguished panels of experts who will discuss the regulatory and compliance challenges expected to face hedge fund managers in 2015.A stellar faculty composed of hedge fund general counsels and chief compliance officers, representatives from the SEC an...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWith the possibility of fundamental tax reform receding in the near term, taxpayers and their advisers are left to contend with the morass of rules that now govern the financial products tax landscape. Staying on top of the latest developments in this area is critically important. At this program, our expert faculty of law firm and accounting firm lawyers, in-house tax advisor...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Enforceable Future Conflicts Waivers

, USA
In almost every US jurisdiction, it is unethical for attorneys to take on a matter that is adverse to a current client without their consent. To that end, several firms attempt to minimize the risk of disqualification by having a current client sign a future conflicts waiver. But when is this ethical and enforceable? What must be included in the waiver?

Join our esteemed panel of ethics an...

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American Bar Association
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Protection of IRA & Qualified Plan Assets after Clark v. Rameker

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
Retirement plan assets are a major factor in the USA, amounting to approximately $23trillion as of December 31, 2013. Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) were some $6.5trillion of that total, and are expected to increase significantly as baby-boomers continue to retire and rollover qualified plan distributions to IRAs. Many estate plans use IRA accounts as an integral part retirement planning, es...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jan 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property issues frequently arise in the context of a variety of transactions, and this program will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of these special considerations while exploring the strategic role of IP in a company. Explore how to assess intellectual property as a strategic asset and how to monetize IP while avoiding costly mistakes. Additional topi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Negotiation Skills 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendNegotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life. You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language. This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct. The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law fir...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code applies to secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay. At Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (fili...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions 2015: Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendSpawned by strength in the debt markets, a strong stock market, and plentiful levels of cash, merger and acquisition activity has been robust in 2014. The ability to be an effective negotiator in an M&A transaction requires staying abreast of the latest deal trends. This program will help you stay up-to-date on recent trends in deal making such as developments regarding ma...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe (Fourteenth Annual): Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice

London, GBR
Why You Should Attend We are proud to present Practising Law Institute’s Fourteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe, the most comprehensive securities programme available in Europe, with a unique focus on the application of U.S. securities law in the EU.  This Institute will provide the important U.S. perspective relevant to UK and European practice, featuring leadin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Products of Insurance Companies in the Course of Regulatory Reform 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe insurance industry continues to navigate the legal environment and regulatory hurdles in meeting insurance and retirement needs facing Americans. This timely program provides critical content on the prevailing and emerging legal issues practitioners must understand and insights into product development and asset management services offered by insurance company complexes. O...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOver the past year, the REIT and commercial real estate industries have continued to experience strong M&A activity, with some sectors poised for large-scale consolidation even as new property types enter the REIT universe through spin-offs, conversions and IPOs. At the same time, high profile transactions involving non-traded REITs and the increasing presence of activist ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Project Management for Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLegal project management is fast becoming a critical way of doing business in law firms and legal departments. Lawyers are learning to implement project management principles in order to better plan, organize, and supervise projects while enhancing client service and relationships, minimizing risk and enhancing profitability or management of legal costs. In a few short years, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Making Litigation Affordable Using Rule 16

, USA
This webinar will address how to use the case management tools authorized by Rule 16 "Pre-Trial Conferences with the Court" and 26(f) "Meet and Confer" to make litigation more affordable. These rules currently give judges ample power to manage cases cost-effectively without compromising fairness. In this session, three esteemed jurists will discuss how to make these and other provisions in the Fed...

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American Bar Association
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

International Discovery: Obtaining Foreign Evidence for Use in a US Trial

, USA
When U.S. litigation ensues involving evidence in a foreign country, the discovery process can get harrowing. It's necessary not only to observe the applicable U.S. state and federal rules, but the laws and regulations of the foreign country where the evidence is located—and every country is different. In most instances, you'll want to see local counsel from the get-go.

Join us as we go thr...

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American Bar Association
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program is designed to bring you up-to-date on intellectual property rights enforcement. From the physical world to the Internet, learn how to protect against infringement by the billion dollar piracy industry the intellectual property your company or client has developed and in which it has invested. This program will put you in a better position to think outside of the ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Data Privacy, Behavioral Advertising and Security Breach Class Action Suits 2015: What Every Litigator and In-House Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIn recent years, there has been an explosion of new lawsuits focused on the alleged disclosure of personal information in connection with the use of mobile phones and tablets, social networks, social gaming, apps, and other technologies and in connection with behavioral advertising and the use of pixels, beacons, cookies and other persistent identifiers and geolocation tools. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAttend 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, programming networks, and online video distributors - and the regulators themselves&...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 27, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

A Silver Lining for the Cloud?: Consequences of the Aereo Decision Outside the TV Business

, USA
The Supreme Court’s June decision in American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo made headlines, and certainly mattered a great deal to companies in the TV business. But in deciding the broadcasters’ case against Aereo, the Court set forth rules likely to have broader implications for companies outside the TV business, especially technology companies. Even though Aereo’s win in the Second Circuit was...

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American Bar Association
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethics and Cloud Computing: Cloud Computing Fundamentals for Lawyers

, USA
In this program—the first of a series of three examining the ethics issues implicated in lawyers' use of cloud computing—the panelists will survey the issues and lay the groundwork for more in-depth analysis in the later sessions. Topics covered in this program will include:

- What exactly does "cloud computing" mean?
- What are the major pros and cons of cloud computing for lawyers?
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American Bar Association
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
If you have already attended a PLI Bridge-the-Gap I program, you cannot attend a second Bridge-the-Gap I program and receive MCLE credit.Why you should attendLearn 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 tau...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate re...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendRunning a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confr...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

IPR Defense: An Overview of Considerations and Pitfalls from the Patent Owner's Perspective

, USA
Since September 16, 2012, parties have been able to challenge patents in inter partes review (IPR) and post-grant review (PGR) proceedings. In their first two years of service, IPRs have been wildly popular—parties have filed almost 2,000 petitions, far surpassing recorded expectations. The proceedings, pegged "death squads" killing "property rights" by some, have also efficiently cancelled claims...

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American Bar Association
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will provide an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation (often called “unbundling”) in a family law context, including all of the fee agreements, forms and other materials you will need to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably. What You Will Learn The ethical rules governing...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Dealing with Problem Counsel and Problem Witnesses at a Deposition

, USA
All too often, witnesses in concert with their defense counsel or examiners frustrate the discovery process—and depositions in particular—by their obstructive and abusive behavior. Because a judge or magistrate judge is typically not present at a deposition, counsel need to control the deposition process without direct judicial intervention.

During this webinar, the panel will provide views...

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American Bar Association
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendEffective risk prevention practice, and the weak recovery from the recession require businesses to preplan and limit risk with distressed companies. The program will cover current issues relating to structuring, drafting and enforcing the rights of creditors and parties to loans, various executory contracts and intercreditor agreements, principally in out-of-court restructurin...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe 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 yo...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low- Income Family Law Cases 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attend Millions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. Attend this free two-day PLI program for an introduction to family law practice and then volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need. What you...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Fair Use: Factoring Copyright Limitations and Protections

, USA
This webinar will further the ongoing debate of whether recent court decisions regarding the statutory defense to copyright infringement under 17 U.S.C § 107 have unduly limited, if not overridden, some of the exclusive rights in copyrighted works as set forth under 17 U.S.C. § 106. To that end, the panel will also discuss the four factors found in § 107 prescribed to determine whether the use mad...

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American Bar Association
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle. At this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment. The ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

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

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate Tax Forum (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOur 17th anniversary program will continue to focus on transactions, highlighting the tax problems encountered by practitioners in today’s typical commercial real estate transactions and structures, and examining the simple and sophisticated solutions being used by the experts. Panels of nationally-recognized real estate tax experts from major law and accounting firms will pro...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendHuman Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protec...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Mark Your Calendar. More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWage and hour litigation remains steady in the courts, and is on the rise in arbitration. Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel must keep up to date on the latest legal developments and litigation trends, have knowledge of the nuances of paying employees correctly under state and federal law, and understand the pros and cons of arbitration agreements a...

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