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Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you’re a newcomer to e-discovery or an experienced professional seeking a refresher, you should make sure this program is on your docketWith e-discovery permeating nearly every facet of litigation today, attorneys managing today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must learn to recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. This program will provide a solid grounding in the basics o...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

Workshop

WIPO Mediation Workshop

New York, New York, USA
The purpose of the Mediation Workshop is to provide training for parties and mediators on the mediation process, with focus on specific mediation techniques and on the role of the mediator as a neutral, independent and impartial intermediary between the parties. CLE/CPD credits on request.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

New York, New York, USA
Leases 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 investors in real estate. T...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 7, 2014

Workshop

WIPO Arbitration Workshop

New York, New York, USA
The purpose of the Arbitration Workshop is to provide basic training of a practical nature for parties in arbitration and for arbitrators. The training will focus on the main principles of international commercial arbitration law and practice, with particular reference to the practical case application of the WIPO Arbitration Rules and WIPO Expedited Arbitration Rules in intellectual property and ...

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Open Source and Free Software 2014: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

New York, New York, USA
Continuous changes in the legal and technical landscape make it critical for IP, technology and business lawyers to keep abreast of the legal and technical issues presented by the open source paradigm. “Open source” software, which is freely available in the form of operating systems, applications, utility code and programming tools, presents an attractive option. However, use of such software can...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014

New York, New York, USA
As today’s digital media environment continues to bend and stretch the boundaries of communications law, you need to stay current with strategy, best practices and practical knowledge.Long recognized as the most comprehensive conference in the field, Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014 covers the latest legal developments in:Electronic media Digital communications First Amendment Intellectu...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2014: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
It has been thirty years since Apple’s introduction of the original Macintosh computer started the personal computing revolution. The original floppy disk has been replaced by current thumb drives that can store an entire library on a single device. The availability of cheap and ubiquitous computing power is changing all aspects of business. As businesses evolve into new models, the legal issues t...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014

New York, New York, USA
Over the past few years and once again in FY2013, cases against investment advisers have come to represent the single largest component of the SEC’s enforcement docket. At the same time, the SEC’s exam program, working closely with Enforcement, continues to hone its focus on private equity and hedge funds, announcing a series of initiatives targeting new registrants under Dodd-Frank as well as est...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
Gain authoritative insights into jury trials from masters of the bar and the benchBe sure to attend this popular program where experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, come together to give you their valuable perspectives on jury trials. Whether you are a new trial attorney or an experienced courtroom litigator, this course will provide a distin...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, development rev...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Twelfth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Learn how to manage today’s heightened scrutiny and expectations of corporate boardsThe past year has seen a host of new expectations imposed on corporate boards in critical areas of governance, including:Risk management and compliance Disclosure Audit committee oversight of financial reporting Shareholder relationsAdditionally, the Dodd-Frank Act created new requirements for companies and boards,...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

An In-Depth Focus on Remedies for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

New York, New York, USA
Stay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the SEC; domestic and in...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar.By attending PLI’s Bridge-the Gap II – Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys program, you can sati...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Developments in Securitization 2014

New York, New York, USA
As the securitization world continues to emerge from the financial crisis, it faces a continuing flow of new regulation and, in some cases, uncertainty. Some asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralized mortgage obligations (CLOs), and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets are experiencing robust activity, with issuance volumes steadily rising. Other markets such as residential mortgage-backed...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2014: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Join us for a detailed discussion of recent developments in environmental policy, regulation and caselaw in 2014. We will provide incisive analysis of the new regulatory requirements and their compliance implications for businesses, institutions and real estate organizations, and for deal-making.Our faculty of experienced practitioners have in-depth knowledge of the issues and will provide practic...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Businesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues when advising your cl...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
The banking industry is in the midst of a fundamental regulatory transformation. Many of the most significant Dodd-Frank rulemakings have been completed, and the focus of regulators and industry participants alike has shifted to the challenges of applying and adapting to these complex and far-reaching regulations. In addition, bankers are beginning to think again about mergers and acquisitions as ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

New York, New York, USA
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 provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933 and the...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
At this unique interactive program, faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios in corporate practice and “quiz” you on the ethical implications.You will learn about:The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions Responsibilities of the firm/legal department, supervising, and subordinate at...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2014

New York, New York, USA
Understanding the new New York ethics rules, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, advertising and the no-contact rule. How to protect yourself and your law firm if a partner suddenly leaves, becomes disabled or passes away.We will examine:How to identify transactional and other difficult-to-spot conflicts The difference between “advertising” and “solicitation” Contacting opposing coun...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Using a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.Within the context of pro bono representation, using “all-new” hypotheticals as the basis of discussion, this program will review issues concerning:The attorney-client relationship Who is the client? Clien...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
Electronic information pervades our society. Not surprisingly, electronic information may be central to the investigation of criminal activity and to the prosecution and defense of that activity. The use of electronic information in criminal investigations and proceedings leads to many questions. Under what circumstances are search warrants required for electronic devices and information? How does...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

Practising Law Institute






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