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Feb 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2016: Addressing Corporate Risks

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendFacebook, 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% we...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 11, 2016

Seminar

Human Resources and Employment Law Essentials

Los Angeles, California, USA
Is your company at risk for non-compliance? Is your company a lawsuit waiting to happen? Employment lawsuits are on the rise. Last year, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforcement collected $372.1 million in monetary damages, the highest recovery in agency history. Also, for the last three years, the EEOC reported a record high number of claims filed by employees. When employers ...

ComplianceOnline
Feb 11, 2016

Seminar

BSA/AML/OFAC Risk Assessments - Are You Doing Them Correctly

San Diego, California, USA
Although financial institutions have been managing BSA operations as per the regulatory requirements, the change in focus to appropriate BSA/AML/OFAC risk assessment has become increasingly important. Regulators look to the organization for insurance and evidence that BSA operations are appropriately performing risk assessments. Appropriate risk assessments are essential in an organizationís strat...

ComplianceOnline
Feb 16, 2016

Seminar

Analytical Instrument Qualification and System Validation

San Francisco, California, USA
Analytical instruments should be qualified and systems should be validated to demonstrate suitability for the intended use. This two day in-person seminar will provide attendees the regulatory background and guidance through the complete process from planning and writing requirement specifications to vendor assessment, installation and operational qualification and ongoing testing during routine u...

ComplianceOnline
Feb 23, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pro Bono Litigation Skills 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIf 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, discovery...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAttorneys 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 explo...

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 AttendThis 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 Witness Dec...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocatesí Guide for Protecting Tenantsí Rights: Advanced Unlawful Detainer Defense (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAttendees 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 assist...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2016: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendWe 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 e...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Next Steps in Social Media for Nonprofits and Public Interest Organizations: Deepening Your Online Outreach and Engagement Strategies (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program.Why You Should AttendWith the focus of social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence. Learn what uses of social media are gaining traction, tools and tips that nonprofits are embracing, and how to effectively integrate social media with your overa...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendJoin 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 P...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendLow-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often l...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster Part II (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendA major disaster is likely to strike in California within our lifetime. In the aftermath, survivors will need help to resolve legal issues related to the disaster. By attending this program, as well as the companion program, Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster Part I (available On-Demand), you will learn about the most common post-disaster legal issues...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAttend this program so that you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues.  Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, compliance complaints, discipline for students with disabilities, regional center advocacy, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and S...

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

10th Annual Patent Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups. You design the two-day schedule that best meets y...

Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendYou should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts t...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent and Trademark Office are reshaping patent law, and this program will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of patent litigation.  An expert faculty will cover the patent litigation process from start to finish, including actions brought in the District Court and at the International Trade Commission.&...

Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of person...

Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Silicon Valley Corporate Law Update 2016: Start-Ups, Financings, IPOs, M&A

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that ...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendPartnerships and limited liability companies are now the entity of choice for doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acqu...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2016: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand  vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide informa...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Summer 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jun 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendPretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to change, including new rules that went into effect on December 1, 2015. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice — pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement — have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing natu...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 23, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595Fee for Both Programs: $1,795Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754Why You Should AttendCopyright Law continues to see its legal bounds challenged in novel, headline-grabbing ways.  The undeniably momentous impact that social media platforms and smart devices continu...

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