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Sep 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Subsidized Housing Basics 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This substantive training provides a basic overview of the federal housing programs, recent changes, current trends, and issues facing practitioners.  The half-day training is designed for advocates with limited housing experience, but practitioners at all experience levels should benefit from this training.  The panelists are noted experts in housing law who will c...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 27, 2016

CLE

Strategies for Protecting Intellectual Property in the Age of Cloud and Streaming Services

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The evolution of the internet continues to provide challenges for intellectual property (IP) regimes, IP rights holders, and service providers. In fact, the rapid growth and emergence of cloud and streaming services in particular has created unique issues for both IP rights holders and service providers. Join us to explore the opportunities and limitations in protecting IP rights, including:
Cr...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Sep 27, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Qualified Plans IRS Hot Topics

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
IRS Determination Letter Application Program Changes and Employee Plans Voluntary Closing Agreements

This panel will discuss the changes to the IRS determination letter application program under IRS Revenue Procedure 2016-37 with respect to individually designed plans, including the deadline for adopting plan amendments required as a result of legislative changes and regulatory and other go...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Sep 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Securities Arbitration 2016 will offer an opportunity to hear about the latest developments and hot topics directly from FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution leadership, arbitrators, noted academics, and experienced attorneys who represent both customers and industry parties. Our distinguished faculty will provide you with best practices from an arbitrator’s ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Guidebook App: At this program, attendees with have access to the full Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Course Handbook, and Presentation Materials, as well as be able to network with fellow attendees electronically via the Guidebook app.  We strongly encourage you to download “Guidebook” prior to the program from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace.  You will receive ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Lawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to advise their clients smartly. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: federal and state government enforcement actions, jail time for executives, treble damages litigation, class actions...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Time Management for Lawyers:How to Keep Up with Email, Master Your To-Do List, and Work Productively

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Of all the elements you have to work with, none is more precious than time. Designed to address lawyers’ unique organizational and time challenges, and ethical obligations to be competent, prompt and diligent, this solution-oriented program offers practical strategies for better managing time, projects, paper, and people (including yourself). Topics include best practices for keeping up with email...

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Seminar Partners
Sep 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2016: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreement...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2016

CLE

Global Law Day

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
With the growing trend of globalization and continuous advancements in technology, more and more businesses are looking to increase their market footprint and conduct their business on a global scale. With this, lawyers need to ensure they are up to date on the ins and outs of international transactions. Join our expert panel to equip yourself with the tools you’ll need on all aspects of cross-bor...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Sep 29, 2016

CLE

The Trust Remedy under the CLA - Strategies and Pitfalls

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All construction law practitioners are aware of the trust regime under the Ontario Construction Lien Act, however few have considered its full strategic implications. While the trust regime affords a powerful additional layer of protection for construction industry participants, it also has pitfalls for the unwary. Currently the subject of possible reform as the government looks at the effectivene...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Sep 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

33rd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Section 1983 litigation is multi-faceted and often complex. The law of Section 1983 litigation and Section 1983 attorney’s fees is voluminous and continues to develop on an ongoing basis. At PLI’s 33rd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation program, a highly experienced and accomplished faculty will analyze recent Section 1983 trends and developments. The fac...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2016

CLE

Fast Out Of The Gate: An Insurance Law Primer

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Hungry for know-how to get you up to speed? It doesn’t matter whether you are on the offence or defence, Insurance Law is a niche area of practice requiring specialized knowledge and skill. Take the ‘curve’ out of your learning with our highly qualified and experienced panelists ready to assist in the evolution of your skill set. We’ll canvass critical insurance law concepts, with a focus on the c...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Sep 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Guidebook App: At this program, attendees with have access to the full Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Course Handbook, and Presentation Materials, as well as be able to network with fellow attendees electronically via the Guidebook app.  We strongly encourage you to download “Guidebook” prior to the program from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace.  You will receive ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The role of the in-house counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies.  It is essential for all in-house counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business m...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Currently, approximately 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. In addition, there are many other students who have disabilities that impact their access to education, even though they have not been made eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Edu...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2016

CLE

Easements for Real Estate and Municipal Lawyers: Level II

Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Join your colleagues for this follow-up to our vastly popular past program, Easements for Real Estate and Municipal Lawyers. Take your knowledge to the next level as our expert faculty delves into the finer points and issues. Easements can cause complications that can catch even the most seasoned practitioner off guard. Whether you are a real estate or a municipal lawyer, this program will give yo...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 6, 2016

CLE

Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure and its Broader Implications

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In Canada, people can be charged and prosecuted for not disclosing their HIV-positive status to their sexual partner before engaging in sex. Ontario continues to lead Canadian provinces in charges against people living with HIV, even when there is little to no risk of transmission. People are usually charged with aggravated sexual assault. Prosecutions have serious consequences for people living w...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial and accounting knowledge is critically important for attorneys and allied professionals to have to successfully navigate the current legal, regulatory and financial reporting environment.  This program is specifically designed for non-accountants and will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, i...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Health and Welfare Benefit Plans National Institute

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Sally Doubet King, McGuireWoods LLP, Chicago, IL
Mark L. Stember, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Washington, DC
Vanessa A. Scott, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, Washington, DC

This Health & Welfare Benefits Plans National Institute includes an in-depth focus on employee health and welfare plans. Attend the program to learn what you need to know about the ongoing implications of...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Oct 7, 2016

CLE

The Unique World of Construction Law Arbitrations and Mediations

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Construction arbitrations and mediations can be complex, daunting and rewarding, all at the same time. Timelines can be quite tight, multiple expert opinions are required on very technical issues and the amounts at issue are substantial. Productions can also number into the hundreds of thousands or more. All of these factors contribute to a costly and challenging process. Hear from experienced arb...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 13, 2016

CLE

Giving Summary Advice to Non-Profits and Charities: A Legal Primer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Use your unique skills to help the non-profits and charities that make Ontario a better place to live, work and play!
Ontario’s non-profits and charities deliver vital social services and create economic opportunities for the neediest members of society. Yet, their managers and boards often struggle to navigate a complex and bewildering regulatory framework. When you help them to understand the...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Writing and Editing for Clarity and Impact: How to Make Complex Topics Seem Simple

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lawyers in sophisticated practices face a difficult challenge when they write: organizing complicated material so it is as easy as possible for readers to understand and remember. To meet that challenge, it’s not enough to think clearly and master the usual writing tips. We have to understand the principles that govern how the mind absorbs information, and then apply these principles as we write –...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2015, the M&A markets witnessed the return of the mega deal.  Large-cap transactions dominated the M&A marketplace at a level previously unseen.  The announcement in early 2016 of numerous additional $20+ billion deals suggests that this trend is not abating.  At the same time, the pace of deal activity at all size levels continues to be very robust...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Guidebook App: At this program, attendees with have access to the full Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Course Handbook, and Presentation Materials, as well as be able to network with fellow attendees electronically via the Guidebook app.  We strongly encourage you to download “Guidebook” prior to the program from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace.  You will receive ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2016

New York, New York, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction. Why You Should Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to co...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2016

CLE

Your First Civil Appeal

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Is your first civil appeal approaching and you don't know what to do? Gain the tools and strategies you need to ensure you get the best result possible for your clients. At this half-day program, prominent litigators will share their time-tested strategies and practical advice on topics ranging from choosing when and where to appeal, to drafting the factum and arguing the appeal. You will also hea...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Helping Students Harmed By Predatory Schools: Overview of Rights and Options

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Nationally, student loan debt exceeds $1.2 trillion.  A significant number of students, disproportionately from low-income communities and communities of color, attended for-profit colleges such as the now closed Corinthian and Marinello schools that promised a path to a better future but delivered only crippling debt.  This session will provide an introduction to t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Introduction to ERISA: An Overview

Nationwide, Delaware, USA
If you are just starting out in an ERISA practice, thinking of adding ERISA as an area to your practice or just want to be able to issue spot ERISA benefits issues, this webinar is for you. This session will provide a basic overview of the statute’s fundamental concepts, including:

Coverage; Minimum Standards: Participation, Vesting, Benefit accrual; Fiduciary Standards: Who is a fiduciary,...

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

CLE - Live Seminar

New York Housing Law for the Low Income Client 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program provides an overview of New York law that affects many low-income tenants including eligibility for subsidies, procedures for challenging denials and terminations of subsidies, an overview of New York City Housing Authority Administrative (NYCHA) administrative proceedings, and Housing Court practice and procedure basics.  What You Will Learn Common Ne...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016

New York, New York, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2016

San Francisco, California, 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 p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2016: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s program includes today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. The program brings together a faculty of experienced in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and senior business executives on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice. The expert faculty will discuss the legal issues in virtual...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2016

CLE

Offshore Wind: Charting the Path for the United States

New York, New York, USA
On October 19, the Guarini Center will hold a discussion with leading industry and government experts on the outlook for wind development off the coast of New York State and the broader US. Topics to be addressed include federal and state incentives for offshore development, New York’s offshore wind blueprint, and a look back at the factors that contributed to the development of the Block Island W...

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Guarini Center
Oct 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. More than five years after its enactment, new rules continue to be promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is significant regulatory focus on cybersecurity, alternative tradi...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2016

CLE

4th Annual Professionalism Issues for Business Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
What are key ethical issues facing corporate lawyers today? Join your colleagues to delve into the most current professionalism topics, from conflicts in the transactional setting, to the regulation of alternative business structures, to civility in the courtroom and beyond. Hear from business law practitioners, regulators and academics on the best practices in approaching these issues and earn yo...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 20, 2016

CLE

WSIAT Caselaw and Judicial Review Update: Learn the Latest

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The law in the area of workplace safety and insurance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Both the courts and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeal Tribunal have addressed a number of important and complex legal issues this past year. Hear from a panel of experienced advocates from both the employer and worker side who will provide insight and commentary on the most significant WSIAT decision...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Collecting data from and about customers and consumers is a modern business mandate.  What consumer-facing company is not now engaged in a “know our customers better” initiative?  These data are collected online, in mobile apps, in social media, and often appended to data gathered by others about the same consumers elsewhere.  Most brands use these ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2016

CLE

Advertising and Marketing Law: Social, Digital, Online Compliance

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ensure you have the expertise to advise your clients on how to effectively advertise and market their business without getting tripped up by legislative and regulatory hurdles. Get up-to-date on the ever-evolving field of advertising and marketing law, as you gather critical insights and key strategies from our exceptional faculty of regulators, in-house counsel and private practitioners.

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
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. Today’s new lawyers are expected to demonstrate a strong understanding of professional skills that aren’t always offered in law school.  Many of these lessons are learned on the job &n...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Please note that only the “Patent & Copyright” breakout sessions will be available via the Live Webcast in NY. 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 developme...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets.  The Dodd-Frank Act and other new regulations have changed and are continuing to change how these important instruments are regulated and transacted.  This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their new environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that all...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Dodd-Frank Act established a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products.  That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC. For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and at the directio...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 26, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Basics National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program Co-Chairs:
Judith P. Broach, Broach & Stulberg, LLP, New York, NY
Al Holifield, Holifield • Janich & Associates, PLLC, Knoxville, TN
Denise M. Clark, Clark Law Group, PLLC, Washington, DC
Marjorie A. Butler, Counsel for ERISA, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Boston, MA

For practitioners who address issues related to employee benefit plans, this 2 1/2...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Oct 27, 2016

CLE

Scary Communication Issues for the Real Estate Practitioner

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Attend this session to gain valuable tips, advice and best practices regarding communication issues that can arise in your real estate practice. From ensuring your early client interactions and retainers are clear and thorough, to overcoming tricky communication issues with fellow real estate professionals, you will gain the tools to approach these potential scary issues with ease. Delve deeper wi...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Our annual Employment Law Institute combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judicia...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Persuading the Trier-of-Fact in Opening and Closing

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Start strong, end strong. Tell a story. Use a theme. We all know the secrets of effective openings and closings but how do you actually implement those techniques so the trier-of-fact arrives at your single, inescapable conclusion? From the structure of your story to the details you use, the picture you paint in your opening can burn your theory into your listener’s mind, or it can leave them feel...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit http://www.pli.edu/emktg/Scholarship_Application.pdf Why You Should Attend Mastering the complexities of California evidence often can be the difference between winning and losing at trial. Recent case law and statutory developments in the law of evidence render this mastery critical in modern litigation and t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 31, 2016

CLE

Forge a Better Union: Civil Litigation Counsel and the In-House Lawyers Who Instruct Them

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The relationship between in-house counsel and their external litigation counsel can at times be strained. This is especially true when in-house counsel must do more with less, and litigation in the electronic age becomes ever more complex. It is clear that a new paradigm for this relationship is needed. One in which processes are developed to streamline the time and expense of litigation, risk is ...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Nov 1, 2016

CLE

Motor Vehicle Tort Litigation in Ontario: Critical Updates

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ontario courts have heard many significant motor vehicle accident cases in the past year. Join our expert faculty who will help you:
Understand the recent case law trends in damages awards and how the changes to the SABS will affect the handling of tort claims.
Get updated on the law on causation
Learn about developments in the ever-evolving threshold analysis and review the top auto case...

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The Ontario Bar Association





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