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Jun 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendIf you are a lawyer practicing in New York State who handles client funds, you must maintain an IOLA or other escrow account and must be aware of the ethical rules regarding such accounts.  At Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts, you will learn how  ethical violations – even unwitting ones – can arise in the administration of attorney trust a...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Patent Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendUnderstanding Patent Law 2016 will deliver a comprehensive, one-day review of patent law basics, current legal developments and nuanced practice points, offering takeaways for practitioners of all skill levels.   This program will start with the foundations.  The morning will be devoted to reviewing the nuts and bolts of patent law practice, including an overvie...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Private Equity Forum

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendSince the financial crisis a few years ago, private equity firms have been dealing with its aftermath, including increased regulatory and legislative scrutiny of their activities and the activities of their funds as well as difficult environments in which to raise new funds and to get deals done.  Many firms were required to register as investment advisers with the SEC an...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendGood writing skills are one of a handful of skills necessary to success in the practice of law. What actually is good legal writing?  This program will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients.What You Will Learn• Getting started: planning your document and getting it done• Writing to persuade&bu...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendClass action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation. The courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice. This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases.  Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on important ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendDoing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2016 will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international deal making in and with emerging  markets.Attorneys and other professionals in the field will benefit from the insights offered by a stellar, international faculty, who will draw on decades of combined experience to share the b...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading Law 2016: Salman, Newman, and the Road Ahead

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendInsider trading is a critical area of criminal and civil enforcement and will likely remain so for some time to come.  Following the Second Circuit’s ground-breaking decision on tippee liability in United States v. Newman, and the Ninth Circuit’s seminal decision on the same issue in United States v. Salman, the law’s contours are in flux.  Enter th...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2016

New York, New York, 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...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2016

New York, New York, 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 AttendThe proliferation of online consumer transactions continues to open new possibilities to perpetrate and witness trademark infringement.  Whether on an online auction service or an...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendOver the past few years, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, with advisers becoming a major focus of the SEC’s 2016 enforcement and exam program.  The SEC has set high expectations for advisers in identifying and responding to conflicts of interests and for providing robust and targeted client disclosures.At this program, atte...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2016: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORKAll homework for your technology section must be completed and submitted upon registering onsite at the program. Why You Should AttendIn 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 individuali...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis training is designed to equip attorneys with a sharper understanding of the substantive law, strategies, procedures, and best practices relevant to their representation of low-income clients who seek public assistance, emergency assistance, and benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  These necessary benefits can be difficult to access fo...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendIn 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 i...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendWhether 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 Securi...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hear from experienced practitioners, who will provide practical advice about a broad range of ethical issues confronting in-house counsel.  This unique program will help you identify risk areas, analyze relevant ethical obligations, and understand best practices.  What You Will Learn Representing the corporate entity: who is the client Crisis management, corpo...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2016

New York, New York, USA
 Why You Should Attend This program is designed to provide attorneys with an understanding of ethical duties arising in discovery, including obligations impacting investigations and litigation.   Particular emphasis will be given to the new amendments to the federal discovery rules, including discussion of the rules in practice during the first seven months after their effective dat...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendJoin 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: “My favorite PLI program so far”; &ld...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 26, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendMajor changes in the broker-dealer industry and regulatory framework continue as a result of the financial services crisis, the resulting regulatory reform and other trends and developments.  At the same time, FINRA’s rewrite of its Rulebook is almost complete, and broker-dealers have become subject to DOL’s new stringent rules imposing a fiduciary duty with r...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis negotiation program is unlike any other.  The classical theories and most effective tactics behind every very stage of the negotiation are taught and tested with interactive exercises drawing on realistic, every day scenarios - the kind that attendees commonly face in practice.    Attendees will learn how to prepare for the opening rounds by designing ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendWith more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases handled 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.  Studies have shown that those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibility for relief. In res...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Children's Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate are increasingly complex.  This year, PLI’s 19th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecti...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendJoin our expert faculty of leading practitioners and regulators as we discuss and analyze the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings. We will address the changes to private and exempt offerings brought about by the JOBS Act, including matchmaking platforms, “accredited investor” crowdfunding, offerings using general solicitation, Rule 144A o...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA 2016: The Evolving World

New York, New York, USA
A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for intended tax treatment, fiduci...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendPlease note that only the "How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You’re Learning to Walk" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast.Newly admitted attorneys enter the practice with a good grasp of the law but often need a primer on common skills and knowledge that experienced attorneys acquire over time.  Th...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAn expert faculty will review and provide practical guidance on  current ethical issues faced by attorneys in banking and financial services.What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations Ethical concerns when representing multinational clients Whistleblower remedies...

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