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Jun 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch. 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 2017 enforcement and exam program.  The SEC has set high expectations for advisers in identifyin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2017

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 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts

San Francisco, California, 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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017 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 best...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Whistleblowing in 2017

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND This program will offer expert insights into recent whistleblower developments that have shaped the current risk landscape in this rapidly evolving area.  Leading whistleblower law experts, including current and former regulators, will provide in-depth perspectives on recent regulatory and legal developments, including what direction the federal whistleblower protection ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 29, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Copyright law is one of the most dynamic and headline-grabbing areas of law practice.  In recent years, copyright disputes delivered evermore of headline-grabbing litigation that reinforced or questioned some long-standing copyright law principles while touching off spirited debate in artistic, cultural and business circles.  Whether the issue addressed a controv...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 29, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Employee Benefit Plans for Partnerships

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Partnerships face unique tax issues when dealing with partners as participants in various employee benefit plans. The panel will outline the tax issues at the basis of these concerns and will discuss how to establish and qualify plans that include partners. The speakers will focus on the impact of the IRS rules in this area and will outline practical considerations that partnerships should address...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The catalyst could be the controversial name of a sports franchise or the design of an iconic athletic shoe.  Whatever the stimulus, trademark law is witnessing a global broadening of its reach on society and business that seems to glimpse just the start of this law’s boundless geographical impact.  As business globalizes and the online channels through which ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers stands out from other negotiation seminars for the way it challenges its attendees and teaches them lessons that stick.  Even before registrants enter the room, they are surveyed and given a negotiation fact pattern to study and prepare for the exercises that will take place during the program day.  Attendees will learn negotiation t...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Emergency Legal Challenges to Imminent Removals: Emergency Petitions for Review of Administrative and Reinstatement Orders, Emergency Motions to Reopen, and Whether Habeas Might Be a Viable Option (Fr

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2015 alone, there were 333,341 documented removals, or deportations, from the United States. Not only is the large number of removals concerning, it is particularly alarming that so many removals could have been successfully challenged, but so many of the deportees were never advised regarding any such options. Many individuals facing removal do not obtain legal assistance...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Private Equity Forum

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch.  Why You Should Attend At this program, a distinguished panel of experts will discuss the basics of the private equity practice from fund formation to private equity M&A.  Experts will guide you through an array of key topics, including a general overview of the lega...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2017

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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Navigating DOL Investigations - Strategies from the Trenches in a Changing World

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is as active as ever in investigating employee benefit plans. Our panel of experts, including two former DOL staffers, will provide a detailed overview of the DOL’s enforcement activities and emerging themes. The panelists also will discuss issues that arise during a DOL investigation, including fiduciary issues and best practices for responding to a DOL investig...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2017

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 federal discovery rules, including discussion of the rules in practice, emerging issues for litigants, and the intersection of these issues with the ethi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

M&A Series 2017 Pt3: Last Minute Lessons for M&As

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
M&A Series 2017 Pt3: Last Minute Lessons for M&As: Tidbits Gleaned from Litigation and Other New Developments

Most series teaching about M&A issues deal intensively within the arc of the deal timing itself. They focus on what must be done in the period leading up to the potential deal to signing the deal documents and then up through closing. This series will take you beyond that focus, sta...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2017

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 analyze relevant ethical obligations and understand best practices. What You Will Learn Representing the corporate entity: who is the client? Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigati...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show 2017: A Review of Ethical Issues

New York, New York, USA
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”; “Amusing cases and...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

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 little or no patent experience. The program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the la...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2017

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 the 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 Sec...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

The Revised Disability Claims Regulations: Where Are the Minefields?

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Panelists will analyze the revised disability claims regulations and its impact on the benefit claims review process. Panelists will analyze areas where there may still be litigation potential. In addition, plan and plaintiffs’ counsel will discuss best practices for maximizing the best result for their clients. Among the issues to be discussed:

* Contractual statute of limitations
* Ven...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Copyright law is one of the most dynamic and headline-grabbing areas of law practice.  In recent years, copyright disputes delivered evermore of headline-grabbing litigation that reinforced or questioned some long-standing copyright law principles while touching off spirited debate in artistic, cultural and business circles.  Whether the issue addressed a controv...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch. 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 a new Administration that is providing a fresh and comprehensive examination of financial services ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2017

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 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The catalyst could be the controversial name of a sports franchise or the design of an iconic athletic shoe.  Whatever the stimulus, trademark law is witnessing a global broadening of its reach on society and business that seems to glimpse just the start of this law’s boundless geographical impact.  As business globalizes and the online channels through which ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE

Fourth Annual Second Circuit Moot Court Argument

New York, New York, USA
NYIPLA, in conjunction with the Second Circuit, is hosting its Fourth Annual Moot Court Argument followed by cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, on Tuesday, July 18, from 5:30PM to 8:30PM at the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, Room 1703.

The following firms will present an oral argument on behalf of a different interested party: Arent Fox, Haug Partners, Pryor Cashman, and Willkie Farr & Gallagher...

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New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Jul 19, 2017

CLE

Hot Topics in Trademark Law

New York, New York, USA
Attend a CLE panel event focused on the latest issues in trademark law.

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New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Jul 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

A Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for Advocates: How to Effectively Address PTSD in Matters Involving Veterans and Others Affected by Trauma (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although PTSD can cause symptoms that significantly affect cognition and behavior, the people who assist or make critical decisions affecting those who experience PTSD may not recognize or understand these symptoms well.  This training provides advocates with an understanding of PTSD that will allow them to: Work productively with clients who have experienced traum...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Follow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017

New York, New York, USA
With the new Administration and the Department of Homeland Security focused on enforcement and deportation initiatives, non-citizens facing removal are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation. Studies have shown that those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibility for relief. In response to the acute need for trained attorneys...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In recent years, insider trading has been a critical area of criminal and civil enforcement, and it 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 decision on the same issue in United States v. Salman, the law’s contours were in...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2017: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
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 experts from the Delaware j...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge the Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly-Admitted New York Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys delivers a comprehensive review of common skills and legal ethics must-knows that all new attorneys should find useful.  Our faculty features seasoned lawyers in a range of practice areas who are eager to share helpful takeaways gathered from their decades of collective knowledge.  With speak...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Equity Compensation and Executive Compensation Issues

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Equity Compensation and Executive Compensation Issues for Partnerships and Other Privately Held Business

This program will discuss equity compensation issues for employees of partnerships and corporations. The panel will discuss using profits or capital interests in partnerships as compensation and structures to allow individuals to remain employees with holding partnership interest, a comp...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2017

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 working 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 Whis...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At Writing for Transactional Lawyers 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

20th 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.  PLI’s Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA 2017: 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 and compensation planning. 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 inte...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Attorneys

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Joining a nonprofit board can be one of the most personally and professionally rewarding experiences of an attorney’s career. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or just beginning to practice, serving on a nonprofit board can bring opportunities to deepen your skills, make valuable connections, and help a cause that is personally meaningful to you.  ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2017: Special Populations

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 government benefits such as public assistance and benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  These necessary benefits can be difficult to acc...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2017

New York, New York, USA
A concise review of the latest developments and practical insights regarding the attorney-client privilege and internal investigations. The intersection of the attorney-client privilege and an internal investigation is fraught with ethical pitfalls for lawyers.  Conflicts can arise swiftly and there are a variety of privilege issues to beware of, especially if the government is involved in th...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2017

New York, New York, USA
A practical review of how conflicts of interest in law practice arise and helpful approaches in managing them.   An experienced faculty, including law firm general counsel, will review current developments in conflicts of interest and their practical takeaways, delivering useful insights for attorneys of all backgrounds.  The agenda will address how to spot potential and actual con...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
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. Why You Should Attend 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 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The United States Supreme Court this term confronted a very wide range of important constitutional issues.  The issues ranged from individual rights under the First Amendment free speech and religion clauses, voting rights and the Fourth Amendment, excessive force litigation, takings claims, and immigration and naturalization, to arbitration and insider trading.  F...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017 (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 pe...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

17th 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 Legal issues relevant t...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FinTech 2017

New York, New York, USA
The financial services industry is changing rapidly. Technology is revolutionizing securities investing and trading, transaction payment methodologies, and the provision of investment advice. This program will explore the legal and compliance issues arising out of the explosive advances in financial technology, including crowdfunding, blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, an...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FTCA and Other Civil Rights Claims Against ICE

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Nuts & Bolts 2017

New York, New York, USA
Learn 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 strategies to efficiently and competently navigate the...

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