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Jul 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2014

New York, New York, USA
In the aftermath of the financial crisis and the resulting regulatory reform, the SEC has advanced significant rulemaking and enforcement to impose a greater degree of controls on investment advisers’ operations. In fact, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, establishing new rules related to adviser custody, political contributions and adviser disclosure and ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provi...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2014

New York, New York, USA
Join us once again at this unique interactive program. Chair Katie M. Lachter will review a new set of hypotheticals to test your knowledge of the pertinent ethical rules, as you match wits with our expert faculty, and contestants. What would you do? What do the experts say you should do? This program had past attendees raving: “This was one of the best programs I’ve attended!”; This is by far the...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2014

New York, New York, USA
 New developments in corporate governance FCPA guidelines Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigation management: what every in-house counsel needs to know Attorney-client privilege; Kovel privilege Ethics and e-discovery Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing

Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Pre-litigation document management and preservation — best practices and ethical duties for:Technology assessments and inventory Employee education Designing and implementing document retention policies and preservation plans Litigation risk assessments The discovery process - recent developments and emerging issues, including:New search technologies Navigation of court-imposed duties and ass...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2014

New York, New York, USA
In a global business, the tax laws of the United States may impact transactions regardless of where the transactions take place. 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 international tax experts and feature a substantially revised schedule including new ses...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 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 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 and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 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 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 and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Municipal Law Institute (14th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department will want to attend.Ethics for the Municipal LawyerThe Role of Mediation in Government LitigationEmployment Law Update

Practising Law Institute
Jul 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Supreme Court Review (16th Annual): October 2013 Term

New York, New York, USA
At PLI’s 16th Annual Supreme Court Review program, a distinguished faculty of constitutional scholars, Supreme Court advocates, and a Supreme Court journalist will analyze and discuss the leading Supreme Court decisions of the October 2013 Term for their precedential, doctrinal and, where appropriate, societal significance.This Term the Supreme Court has agreed to decide an unusual number of impor...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn effective negotiation skills and techniques by observing an expert faculty in simulated bargaining, by critical analysis of tactics and techniques, and by participating in an actual negotiation.What successful negotiators do at every stage of the negotiation process When (and how) to use an adversarial strategy and when (and how) to select a problem-solving...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2014

New York, New York, USA
FINRA continues to focus on perceived fairness in the arbitration process and in so doing is developing new rules and procedures regarding arbitrator classification, the compositions of arbitration panels and broadening the arbitrators’ authority to make referrals during an arbitration proceeding. In 2014, FINRA will continue its efforts with regard to employment disputes, requests for expungement...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free)

New York, New York, USA
PLI recently offered training on basic Public Assistance and Food Stamps (SNAP) eligibility. The intricate web of rules for these two programs is further complicated by the fact that there are special rules for certain populations. Immigrants, people who are homeless, and people with disabilities are among the populations who experience various exceptions or modifications of the usual program rule...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA: The Evolving World 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Aug 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required, during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar, to complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice.By attending one of PLI’s one-day Bridge-the-Gap programs, you can fulfill your ethics and skills requirements and can ...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2014

New York, New York, USA
The intersection of banking and brokerage regulation: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in an era of overlapping regulatory jurisdictions? The dangers and pitfalls of broker-dealer enforcement: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in handling enforcement matters? The ethical responsibilities of legal and compliance professionals in regulated companies: What are...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice. Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes.How your transactional writing can affect the outcome of disputes and litigation Basic principles of contract interpretation Crisp and clear draft...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2014

New York, New York, USA
With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases initiated by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law. Over half of those facing removal proceedings are unrepresented, and those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibilit...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2014

New York, New York, USA
Managing client conflicts is an important skill that will help you build strong client relationships. This program will provide the tools you need to identify, analyze and resolve client conflicts in your practice; sustain your client relationships; and protect yourself against potential liability.Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct Recent developments in conflict-of-interest law How to identif...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2014

New York, New York, USA
Best practices in conducting investigations Conflicts between the company and employees on privilege waiver issues Ethical issues in conducting the investigation Privilege issues arising from cooperation with the government Recent trends in government agency approaches to internal investigations, cooperation and waiver of privilege Issues arising in international internal investigations Conflict o...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Technology 2014: New Challenges for the 21st Century Practitioner

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Aug 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: 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 drafting exercises. Ethic...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Estate Planning Institute (45th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring at the present time. In addition, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable (if not more so) under the current tax laws, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Further, President Obama’s budget for the government’s fiscal yea...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2014: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Hotels are being bought, built and financed at a dizzying pace across the U.S. and globally. This program will draw on the experience of in-house counsel with major hotel operators and lenders, hotel management executives, outside counsel, and other hospitality professionals to explain how your client or company can capitalize on many of the dynamic issues of this interdisciplinary type of practic...

Practising Law Institute