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Feb 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated through trade, acquisitions and joint ventures, U.S. international tax laws impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large U.S. and non-U.S. based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller organizations and investors, fina...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2016: Addressing Corporate Risks

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Facebook, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube and other social media sites are transforming not only the daily lives of consumers, but also how companies interact with consumers.  Indeed, even the largest, most conservative blue-chip corporations have embraced social media; one study revealed that, of the Fortune Global 500, 97% w...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address key corporate governance issues faced by boards and principal board committees.  Public companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities and risk of liability.  They are also under intense scrutiny and in at least some cases significant pressure from investors and regulators.  Changing investor expectations ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2016 - Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend With nearly $94 billion of CMBS issuance in 2014 and the possibility of issuance reaching $120 billion in 2015, securitized commercial mortgages now represent a considerable part of the real estate debt markets.  With an exponential increase in new conduit entrants into the market, capital markets lenders are competing aggressively with traditional main street portfolio...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Corporate lawyers are often met with particularly nuanced opportunities to mistakenly ensnare themselves in an ethical trap. Operating across jurisdictions, handling multiple representation and balancing a lawyer’s ethical duties with disclosure obligations are just a sample of potential ethical danger zones that attorneys must be mindful of. Our panel of legal experts...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2016: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny.  At this program, attendees will be provided with expert analysis regarding today’s hot topics impacting the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. A distinguishe...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The challenges to attaining diversity and inclusion in the legal and compliance professions remain formidable. At this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a renowned faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss significant legal developments that impact diversity, the continued challenges presented by unconscious bias, an...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Spin-offs 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Business separation transactions represent a substantial portion of all M&A transactions.  Many of these take the form of spin-offs, equity carve-outs and similar architectures not involving an outright sale.  But what is a spin-off, what makes it different from other types of business separation transactions, and why are people doing more of them?  This p...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Fiduciary Issues and Data Privacy

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
As employers and third party administrators store more information electronically, protecting the privacy of employee participants’ personal information has become more challenging. Breaches of data privacy fill the headlines, but no one ever really discusses the complexity of the issues faced by employers in managing such breaches. This panel will address privacy and data security issues relevant...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Feb 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The SEC Speaks in 2016

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
At the beginning of each year, PLI presents in cooperation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission The SEC Speaks program, providing an essential update on the current initiatives at the Commission, as well as the priorities for the coming year. At this unique program, you will hear remarks by the Chairman, and  Commissioners, and Investor Advocate, as well as panel discussions by se...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The ability to speak clearly and confidently is important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners, making a pitch to clients, or addressing a courtroom. At this two-hour program, you will learn techniques that will immediately improve your presentation skills.      What You Will Learn You will learn how to: Master effective physica...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The program will review the professional responsibility issues confronting lawyers who advise clients in connection with securities and derivatives transactions, including the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. What You Will Learn Lawyers as gatekeepers to protect the public Who the client is - organizations, not officers When to report wrongdoing: internally...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend During the past twenty years, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have substantially revised the consolidated return regulations. These changes, coupled with legislative developments, judicial decisions, and published and private rulings, have dramatically changed the operating rules of consolidated returns. An understanding of these rules is criti...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you’ve done one deposition or one hundred, you need to be prepared to handle the special situations that arise and know how to identify and exploit the opportunities that exist.  This program covers a range of topics and scenarios that can challenge even the most seasoned litigators.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and deposition experts will o...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pro Bono Litigation Skills 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend If you want to litigate a pro bono case, then this is the program you have been waiting for.  In this program, panelists will discuss pro bono litigation practice with examples from consumer cases.  We will cover what you need to do in litigation from both plaintiff and defense perspectives, including drafting and responding to a complaint, motion practice, discove...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2016: Addressing Corporate Risks

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Facebook, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube and other social media sites are transforming not only the daily lives of consumers, but also how companies interact with consumers.  Indeed, even the largest, most conservative blue-chip corporations have embraced social media; one study revealed that, of the Fortune Global 500, 97% w...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Are you up-to-date on the important developments in federal civil practice and the implications of these developments for your cases? At Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2016, a distinguished faculty of trial lawyers and judges will review and offer their insights into significant recent developments, including the new amendments to the Federal Rules which took ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys confront intellectual property issues frequently in the context of a variety of corporate, commercial, and other business transactions. By attending this program, you will acquire, update or refine an in-depth understanding of IP considerations as they arise in business transactions.  The program will begin with a brief update of key developments, and will expl...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 25, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Financial Concepts for Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Learn how to understand and communicate financial concepts with ease! Debits and credits. Cash and accrual accounting. Financial ratio analysis. Net present value. Do you understand these concepts? Can you communicate them effectively to others? Successfully representing your clients, no matter what area of law, requires a foundational understanding of financial concepts. Lawyer and finance profes...

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Seminar Partners
Feb 25, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Health & Welfare Plans Regulatory and Legislative Update

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
The last few months have seen a steady stream of legislative changes and regulatory guidance affecting health and welfare plans, including proposed wellness plan regulations under GINA, repeal of the ACA’s automatic enrollment requirement for health plans, HHS nondiscrimination regulations, and regulations addressing claims and appeals. This session will provide a survey of these changes, highligh...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Feb 26, 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 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 law practice management MCLE requirements at other programs. What You Will Learn Ethics in Social Media for Lawyers Legal Drafting: Effective Writing to Avoid Litigatio...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Asset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to borrow funds against their own assets as collateral to generate cash for working capital and capital acquisitions. In str...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2016 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation - Over-the-Top Content (OTT), Multi-Ch

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery. Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content;  Videogames & Software Apps & Media's Transformation - OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-D...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2016 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery. Sound Recordings; Music Publishing The morning will be geared towards a basic understanding of an artist-record company agreement with a mock negotiation as the format, and will...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2016 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film The morning will provide an overview of book publishing agreements and current developments in the publishing industry, followed by trends and hot topics in sports, entertainment and internet litigation.  The afternoon will provide a basic understanding of motion picture terms and concepts, plus advanced film ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Psychological issues in employment law are both unavoidable and fascinating.  They help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice regarding a variety of employment issues, and play a central role in preventing, pursuing and resolving litigation.  With the continued increase in mental disability accommodation requests and discrimination charges, attorneys and me...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases! What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing Witn...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend You’ll hear expert panelists discuss: significant business and legal developments in the investment management area over the past year and important regulatory initiatives such as: The SEC’s regulatory agenda New money-market fund regulations New SEC staff guidance Potential new rulemakings relating to target date funds Exchange-traded pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Government Lawyers 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This interactive program will provide a unique opportunity to learn more about ethics rules and regulations by employing hypothetical examples based on current events. Government and non-government lawyers alike will be sure to find the discussion timely and relevant. What You Will Learn The scope and application of the attorney-client privilege in the public sector ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Intellectual 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, o...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 8, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Effective Legal Negotiation & Settlement

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Join us for one of the most practical and useful programs you’ll ever attend! North America’s leading expert in negotiations and settlement will teach you how to reduce stress and conflict, obtain better settlement results, and have more satisfied clients. The ability to negotiate effectively is one of the most important skills a lawyer can develop. Every day you negotiate on behalf of your client...

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Seminar Partners
Mar 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2016: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The M&A market boom returned in 2015.   In addition to the reappearance of the mega deal, the market has also seen a flurry of hostile deals, cross-border “inversion” transactions (which have been slowed by recent regulatory action), as well as spin-offs and a record number of activist campaigns. Continued high levels of M&A litigation is also gi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocates’ Guide for Protecting Tenants’ Rights: Advanced Unlawful Detainer Defense (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Attendees of prior unlawful detainer defense trainings including last year’s California Eviction Defense 2.0 learned the skills necessary to vigorously defend eviction lawsuits. This year’s training builds on those skill sets providing a more in-depth discussion of trial skills and appeals as well as attorneys’ fees. We will also explore strategies for assi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2016: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend We are in the midst of a Digital Evolution. Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, leapfrogging existing laws and regulations. Traditional businesses grapple with disruptive and “sharing” technologies on a daily basis. The virtual and mobile workplace is presenting new and unique challenges for employers. Data security has become the foremost concern for C-suite ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  The program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure and current developments and trends. What You Will Learn President Obama’s Executive Actions, litigation, current status and future recourse The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visa...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Leases, known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, are a primary business asset, but also contain landmines of liability.  If written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. From the tenant’s perspective, lack of attention or in depth knowledge can impair operations, increase c...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure and current developments and trends. What You Will Learn  President Obama’s Executive Actions, litigation, current status and future recourse The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2016: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This course will provide a solid understanding of the legal framework for securities offerings under the Securities Act of 1933. Topics covered include the basics, such as definitions and regulations of “offers” and “sales” of “securities” and the distinctions between public and private offerings, including the need to register public offe...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, to learn all you need to know about critical Post-Grant proceedings. Over the past 12 months, post-grant patent challenge proceedings have been pursued in record number. The CAFC is now seeing the beginning of a substantial new workflow based on PTAB trial decisions. These CAFC decisions are not only evolving ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2016: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The number of accuracy-related penalties assessed against individual taxpayers increased from 58,366 in 2005 to 554,467 in 2014.  That is nearly a 1,000% increase over the past decade!  Are there more bad taxpayers?  Or, is the IRS just getting more aggressive about asserting penalties?  Regardless of the answer, responsible tax practitioners must underst...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

16th Annual School Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At PLI’s 16th Annual School Law Institute, an expert faculty will examine significant developments in education law and policy, as well as the implications for your clients. Attend this year’s program to get an in depth look at recent developments and practical strategies regarding timely and important topics like sexual assault on campus, transgender youth, and t...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Read Financial Statements 2016

New York, New York, USA
How to Read Financial Statements 2016 New York City and Live Webcast, www.pli.edu, March 16  Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2016

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Evolving regulatory and compliance challenges have created an environment with rising potential for ethical pitfalls.  Attorneys involved in commercial litigation should know the latest ethics case law and rules interpretations to avoid costly ethical missteps.  This program will review some of the most impactful developments in many common and not so common areas ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Telemedicine - Fad or the Future of Healthcare?

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Telemedicine fans continue to tout "telemedicine" and other health care services delivered remotely via the telephone or internet to employer and other health benefit program sponsors and payers as cost-effective and convenient alternatives to traditional face-to-face examinations or consultations by physicians. To make knowledgeable decisions about when and what telemedicine benefits to offer, em...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Mar 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Social Media 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Ethics permeates all areas of today's legal practice.  Risks to attorneys have increased dramatically with fines, censure and disbarment.  With the proliferation of social media, what types of personal information are companies permitted to access without the consent of their employees or applicants?  How is privacy and security addressed?  What do Federal...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Security Disability 2016: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend After the Social Security Administration denies an initial disability claim, a claimant may find it confusing, difficult, and even overwhelming to appeal a denial. Many claimants cannot afford legal representation and must navigate the appeals process on their own. In this program, you will learn the basics of Social Security law and practice and how to represent disabled chi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Appellate Advocacy 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. Attendees will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes.  Atten...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

New York CPLR 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This instructive program will provide a comprehensive review of developments concerning the important procedural rules that govern litigation in New York State.  What You Will Learn The most recent interpretations of the landmark Supreme Court Daimler decision, and other jurisdiction issues Important Court of Appeals decision, and other cases, regarding enforce...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Investigations 2016: Handling Corporate Investigations Resulting from a Breach of Electronic Information and Parallel Proceedings

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Corporations and other organizations create, store, and utilize that information in all facets of business. Unfortunately, corporate electronic information can be breached and any such breach can lead to investigations by various government agencies at the federal and State levels. Those investigations may lead to disputes about scope and the volume of corporate information t...

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