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Sep 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope repres...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2016: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive d...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

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

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

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

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Sep 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will acquaint you with the basics of e-discovery law and practice.  E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved.  Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and st...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2016: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note that this program does not qualify for legal ethics credit. Why You Should Attend Federal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. T...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2016

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large U.S. and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other com...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy Shield Boot Camp 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Following the marketplace uncertainty sparked when the European Court of Justice invalidated the EU-US Safe Harbor Framework, and after two years of politically-charged negotiations between the European Commission, the Department of Commerce announced on July 12, 2016 that it will begin accepting self-certifications under the new EU-US Privacy Shield Framework on August 1, 20...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2016

CLE

Residential Real Estate Closings: What You Need to Know from Pre-Contract to Closing

New York, New York, USA
This program will cover the basics of the purchase and sale of cooperatives, condominiums and houses.The panelists will review forms of ownership, pre-contract due diligence (including an overview of statutory and common law requirements, and practice tips), transfer and mortgage taxes, title insurance and lien searches. The program also will cover the contract of sale, including a review of the l...

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NYC Bar Association
Sep 13, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

The Basics of Benefit Claims

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
This webinar provides a “boot camp” on the basics of ERISA claims procedures. It will cover the basics of claims procedures for retirement benefits and medical benefits, as well as the proposed claim changes for disability benefits. From beginning to end, the panelists will walk the audience from the initial claims submission to a claims denial and information to perfect the claim, the “full and f...

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

CLE - Live Seminar

47th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Significant federal transfer tax developments have recently occurred, including the new income tax basis consistency requirements under the Service Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015, and the Internal Revenue Service’s proposed regulations under the Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Act.  In addition, Presid...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2016

CLE

Government Contract Law

Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA
This two-day crash course will give attendees the nuts and bolts of federal contracting and a breakdown of the complex laws surrounding this industry. Whether you’re a lawyer just starting out in the area of federal contracting, or you’re a non-lawyer looking to get an understanding of the industry, this course is for you. Our expert instructor will walk you through the rules, regulations, and law...

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Centre Law & Consulting
Sep 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2016: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  At this program, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers.  Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand.  There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2016

CLE

Zoning at 100: A Symposium for the Future

New York, New York, USA
In 1916, New York City enacted the nation’s first comprehensive zoning resolution controlling the use and development of land throughout the city. The new law arose primarily out of concerns that towering office buildings were overwhelming light and air at street level and incompatible land uses were locating next to each other. Almost half a century later, in 1961, with a different set of concern...

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NYC Bar Association
Sep 15, 2016

CLE

What You Missed While You Were Away: Summer 2016 Tax Developments

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Now that summer has come to a close, find out what you may have missed while you were away on your summer vacation and hit the ground running this September. Our expert panel will bring you up to speed on the latest tax caselaw developments.

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The Ontario Bar Association
Sep 16, 2016

CLE

Critical Advocacy Strategies for Labour and Employment Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Why fear your upcoming hearing, arbitration or court appearance, when you can get practical experience with guidance from expert advocates and decision makers in a safe, educational environment? Get essential updates and practical strategies for advocating before Labour Boards, Human Rights Tribunals, Arbitrators and the courts in Session 1. Put what you have learned into action in Session 2 with ...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Sep 16, 2016

CLE

Entertainment & Technology Law Conference

New York, New York, USA
The Music Business Association is partnering to host its Entertainment & Technology Law Conference in conjunction with the inaugural Mondo.NYC Summit & Festival. The CLE program will feature high-profile speakers from Pandora, BMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Audiam, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, the U.S. Copyright Office, and many more. Legal hot-button issues such as the DOJ consent decrees, di...

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Music Business Association
Sep 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2016

CLE - Online

Sports Law and Practice Course: Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning

London, United Kingdom
OVERVIEW

With experience being vital in today’s competitive job market, a postgraduate who has professional experience in addition to theoretical knowledge will be highly regarded by employers. At DMU, we provide our students with the highest standard of study so that you are equipped with the skills and experience to progress or change your career. Designed with employability in mind, the ...

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Informa Professional Academy
Sep 16, 2016

CLE - Online

Medical Law and Ethics Course: Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning

London, United Kingdom
OVERVIEW

With experience being vital in today’s competitive job market, a postgraduate who has professional experience in addition to theoretical knowledge will be highly regarded by employers. At DMU, we provide our students with the highest standard of study so that you are equipped with the skills and experience to progress or change your career. Designed with employability in mind, the ...

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Informa Professional Academy
Sep 16, 2016

CLE - Online

MBA for Lawyers - Training Course by Distance Learning

London, United Kingdom
OVERVIEW

With experience being vital in today’s competitive job market, a postgraduate who has professional experience in addition to theoretical knowledge will be highly regarded by employers. At DMU, we provide our students with the highest standard of study so that you are equipped with the skills and experience to progress or change your career. Designed with employability in mind, the ...

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Informa Professional Academy
Sep 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As the economy shifts and the legislature, regulators - such as the SEC and IRS - and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area – from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law and consulting firms &ndas...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2016: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2016

San Francisco, California, 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
Sep 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2016: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Cyber-attacks have wreaked havoc on organizations in nearly every industry sector.  C-suites and boards of directors alike rank this issue to be of the highest concern – and for good reason.  From the hospitality industry to financial services organizations to social networking sites, cyber criminals have made it clear that no entity is immune.  In today...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 20, 2016

CLE

What Every In-House Attorney Needs to Know About Federal Contracting

Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA
This course gives in-house lawyers working for federal government contractors or those wanting to enter the federal space critical insight to both traditional and contemporary issues. It is taught by lawyers for lawyers. Law School only covers the basics of contract law and the basics of business law. Your first legal position may have prepared you to negotiate or litigate. When you begin working ...

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Centre Law & Consulting
Sep 20, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Practical Employee Benefits Issues for ERISA and Non-ERISA Attorneys--A Free Program

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
A panel of experts will provide valuable, practical insight on a myriad of employee benefits issues of relevance to both employee benefits practitioners and non-ERISA attorneys. Our panelists will discuss a wide range of legal issues that highlight the interplay between ERISA and other substantive areas of law. Our panelists will also discuss highlights from 2016 JCEB / ABA Programs. Topics to be ...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Sep 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2016

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Join leading government contracts practitioners, agency counsel, DOJ civil fraud lawyers, policy-makers, and judges for an in-depth discussion of important business and legal considerations involved in participating in the federal government marketplace. PLI’s experienced faculty will explore recent trends and best practices for companies doing business with the government.  What You Wi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 21, 2016

CLE

Change is All Around: Recent Decisions in Immigration Law

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Join us for our first program of the year as we review and discuss some of the most critical jurisprudence recently issued by Canada’s top courts in relation to immigration, citizenship and refugee law. These decisions impact all immigration categories and are crucial to every immigration practitioner. Whether you are dealing with an admissibility issue for a Federal Skilled Worker, making submiss...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Sep 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2016: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2016: The California Difference addresses the issues confronted by employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of eme...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2016

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Sep 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher.  Clients who have been denied or are at risk of losing vital public benefits, employment benefits, and/or housing subsidies, have a right to an administrative hearing, but are often unrepresented in what can be a confusing and adversarial process.  Significant changes to key benefit...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 26, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2016

New York, New York, USA
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 developments that all IP lawyers need to know. Listen to a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discuss best practices ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 26, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2016: ITO, BPO, and Cloud

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend As information technology (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) have become standard corporate practice among small and large enterprises, the range of services and providers has grown exponentially.  Rapid technological advances, allowing for greater efficiencies in delivering those services and, resultantly, a more diverse profile of service providers, have chan...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 26, 2016

CLE

Pathways to Power: General and In-House Counsel

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In its ongoing Pathways to Power series, the Women Lawyers Forum (WLF) shines a light on the successful journeys of female lawyers into positions of power and influence. The WLF, in partnership with Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) - Ontario Chapter, is proud to present the next installment in the series focused on women general and in-house counsel.
Join us for a candid conversati...

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The Ontario Bar Association
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 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 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2016

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

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Practising Law Institute
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 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 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 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 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016

Chicago, Illinois, 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
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





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