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Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Introductory Estate Planning for Every Lawyer - Case Studies

New York, New York, USA
This program will utilize case studies to introduce both tax and non-tax estate planning issues that arise routinely in the ordinary course of people's lives and discuss the relevant estate planning solutions. Non-estate planning attorneys will be introduced to the signals that should alert them to the relevant issues that are likely to arise in their own practices. Estate Planning is not only for...

New York City Bar
Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Legal Ethical Issues with Professor Stephen Gillers

New York, New York, USA
No matter your practice area or whether or not you have previously attended, you won't want to miss this program. Join us to hear this nationally renowned professor and ethicist address current issues of legal ethics. Programs typically feature distinct topics which are chosen close in time to the event to maximize topicality. The topics are geared to an audience of diverse interests. Audience que...

New York City Bar
Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And th...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAre 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 2015, a distinguished faculty of trial lawyers and judges will review and offer their insights into significant recent developments in the law.  The program will focus on the application of ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAsset 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 struc...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting Licensing Agreements: Tips & Strategies

New York, New York, USA
This seminar will help attendees write and edit better license agreements. Intended for those regularly called upon to draft, edit or negotiate license agreements for their clients, this seminar will focus on key preparation and drafting steps, and on the meanings and best forms of specific license provisions. Attendees will learn: ** Vital preparation steps and the reasons each must be taken t...

New York City Bar
Mar 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading and Other SEC Enforcement Claims

New York, New York, USA
In the wake of the financial crisis, the SEC, under the Dodd-Frank Act, may now impose a civil penalty in an administrative proceeding against any person or company. Critics claim that the limited discovery, absence of right to a jury trial, and use of "in-house" administrative law judges raise constitutional and ethical questions concerning whether administrative proceedings are adequate forums f...

New York City Bar
Mar 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agency Contr

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced 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.What you will learnDay 1 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agenc...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced 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.What you will learnDay 2 - Sound Recordings; Music PublishingThe morning will be geared toward a basic understanding of an artist-record company agreement with a mock negotiati...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced 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.What you will learnDay 3 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment & Sports Litigation; FilmThe morning will provide an overview of book publishing agreement...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendYou’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 and exchange-traded funds Possible modifications of the fu...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Government Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual 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, or generate re...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2015: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe M&A market has returned to a period of increased activity, characterized by the reemergence of larger transactions.   In addition to large deals, the market has also seen a flurry of 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 ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendLeases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability.  Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will explain the basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and discuss current developments and trends, including a legislative update on immigration reform.  You will receive a course handbook with articles by leading practitioners and sample documents and forms to assist you in your practice. What You Will LearnAn overview of U.S. immi...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2015: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why Should You AttendThis 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 offeri...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Social Media 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendEthics 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 ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPsychological issues in employment law are both unavoidable and fascinating. They help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice regarding a variety of employment issues, play a central role in litigation, shape damages analyses, and motivate or impede resolution of disputes, including employment lawsuits. Psychological issues often are at the core of incentivizing employees, n...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe reduction to writing of an agreed-upon understanding among parties can sometimes be viewed as a cursory step in formalizing a business relationship. Yet the manner in which concepts are expressed on a page is often as important as the concepts themselves. Solid contract-drafting skills are therefore essential tools to any professional who deals with transactions or busines...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Security Disability 2015: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAfter 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. By attending this program, you will learn about Social Security disability benefits and how to represent disabled...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How To Read Financial Statements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendFinancial 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 financial transactions and litigating business disputes. At this practical half-day event, a distinguished...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Mar 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2015: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe number of accuracy-related penalties assessed against individual taxpayers increased from 58,366 in 2005 to 731,696 in 2013.  That is more than a 1,200% increase in less than a 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 under...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendConsumer bankruptcy lawyers are the solution for millions of individuals facing financial difficulties. This half-day program will provide legal and practical information for both experienced consumer bankruptcy lawyers and lawyers who do not regularly practice in this field, but are finding an increasing need to understand essential information in this area. The program will ...

Practising Law Institute






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