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Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendEffective risk prevention practice, and the weak recovery from the recession require businesses to preplan and limit risk with distressed companies. The program will cover current issues relating to structuring, drafting and enforcing the rights of creditors and parties to loans, various executory contracts and intercreditor agreements, principally in out-of-court restructurin...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

16-Hour Bridge-the-Gap: Corporate & Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Earn all of your annual New York MCLE credits while obtaining invaluable knowledge on a variety of areas. This Bridge-the-Gap program fulfills a full year's credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing invaluable information and credits for more experienced attorneys. A skilled faculty will guide you through the day-to-day practice of law and cover topics of interest to al...

New York City Bar
Feb 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

New York, New York, 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 yo...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Taking & Defending Depositions: Strategic Tips & Techniques

New York, New York, USA
Litigators know that the deposition is a crucial opportunity to evaluate an adversary's case, challenge key theories and witnesses, and to seek admissions for use in a potential summary judgment motion or at trial. Whether you are a first-year litigation associate or a senior partner, come learn how to maximize your effectiveness at taking, preparing for, and defending depositions. Our panel of sk...

New York City Bar
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Surviving the Residential Real Estate Closing: Prepare or Beware

New York, New York, USA
Do you want to become more adept at anticipating and preventing problems before closing, and troubleshooting at the closing table when unanticipated situations arise? Are you worried about representing yourself, a family member or friend at an upcoming co-op condo or residential real estate closing? Here is your chance to "eavesdrop" on mock coop and house closings. The enactment of two fictional ...

New York City Bar
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle. At this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment. The ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate Tax Forum (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOur 17th anniversary program will continue to focus on transactions, highlighting the tax problems encountered by practitioners in today’s typical commercial real estate transactions and structures, and examining the simple and sophisticated solutions being used by the experts. Panels of nationally-recognized real estate tax experts from major law and accounting firms will pro...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Legal & Ethical Issues in Financing a Commercial Lawsuit: Borrowing from Peter to Sue Paul

New York, New York, USA
The “American Rule” that each party bears its own court costs has long presented a barrier to complex commercial litigation that only the well-heeled could surmount. The growth of alternative litigation funding, using lending from outside financiers, has started to take hold as a market solution to the age-old problem. Now, complex commercial cases involving blue chip companies, even entire portfo...

New York City Bar
Feb 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendHuman Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protec...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWage and hour litigation remains steady in the courts, and is on the rise in arbitration. Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel must keep up to date on the latest legal developments and litigation trends, have knowledge of the nuances of paying employees correctly under state and federal law, and understand the pros and cons of arbitration agreements a...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPublic companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities and are under intense scrutiny from investors and regulators. Legal and regulatory changes, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and listing standards, as well as overall changing expectations in the marketplace contribute to this new challenging environment. Corporate governance provides the fr...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Leadership for Lawyers

New York, New York, USA
Based on the American Bar Association book, Leadership for Lawyers, author Herb Rubenstein, member of the DC, MD, and VA Bars, and the New York City Bar Association, offers this course to improve the leadership skills of lawyers interested in gaining a competitive advantage in the profession. The course will cover: Successful leadership approaches in litigation and trials; leadership approaches to...

New York City Bar
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How To Get a Retail Liquor License in New York

New York, New York, USA
This course will be a detailed and in-depth review of the requirements for obtaining on and off premises liquor licenses including who may be licensed and statutory disqualifications, premises that can and cannot be licensed, and the process and procedure before the New York State Liquor Authority and the local Community Boards. It will cover the 200 foot rule, the public interest standard of 500 ...

New York City Bar
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

NY Green Bank: Looking Back on Its First Year and Plans for the Future

New York, New York, USA
Join Caroline Angoorly, Chief Operating Officer of NY Green Bank, and Paul Francis, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Guarini Center, for a look back at the New York Green Bank’s first year in operation and plans for the future. With its initial capital allocated to transactions agreed to in principle, what’s ahead for the Bank in 2015?

NYU Law: Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activit...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2015: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs commercial real estate and its financing reemerge strongly from the turmoil and the dislocation of the downturn of the late ‘00s, securitization is once again becoming a significant part of the real estate debt and equity markets. Capital markets lenders are again competing aggressively with traditional main street portfolio lenders for large as well as conduit loans....

Practising Law Institute
Feb 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIndividuals and business taxpayers are increasingly globalizing their personal and commercial activity and exposing themselves to greater legal and tax obligations.  Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues.  Comprehensive international tax and estate planning must consider marita...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendNewly 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 Attor...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2015: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny.  At this program, attendees will be provided with expert analysis regarding today’s hot topics impacting the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. A distinguishe...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Spin-offs 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAn increasing proportion of global M&A transactions take the form of spin-offs, equity carve-outs and similar architectures not involving an outright sale.  But what is a spin-off, what makes it different from other types of business separation transactions, and why are people doing more of them?  This program will provide an in-depth perspective on:  the fa...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe challenges of creating an inclusive work environment remain great. At this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a renowned faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss significant  legal developments that impact diversity, implicit bias, the current status of key diversity initiatives, and  the challenges and best pract...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe ability to speak clearly and confidently is important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners, making a pitch to clients, or addressing a courtroom. At this two-hour program, taught by a former practicing lawyer, you will learn techniques that will immediately improve your presentation skills.What you will learnYou will learn how to:Master effective physical delive...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe program will review the professional responsibility issues confronting lawyers who advise clients in connection with securities and derivatives transactions, including the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.What you will learnWho the client is - organizations, not officers When to report wrongdoing: internally (up the corporate ladder and to the Board) and externally (to...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDuring the past twenty years, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have substantially revised the consolidated return regulations. These changes, coupled with legislative developments, judicial decisions, and published and private rulings, have dramatically changed the operating rules of consolidated returns. An understanding of these rules is critic...

Practising Law Institute






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