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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
What you will learn: The scope and application of the attorney-client privilege in the public sector Ethics rules that apply to government lawyers Understanding who the client is The interaction between ethics rules and other regulations that affect government lawyers Transitioning between the private and public sectors

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 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
This institute will examine recent trends, developments, and cutting-edge issues in employment law. Topics to be discussed include monitoring and investigating employees' social media activity; common ethical pitfalls for employment lawyers; legal issues arising both in the hiring process and termination of an employee; and violence in the workplace. There will also be break-out sessions focusing ...

New York City Bar
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
Scholarships are available to attend this program.  Please click this link for information.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...

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 AttendSkilled litigators use depositions to gather information, learn about an adversary’s case, and get a close-up look at the performance of potential trial witnesses.  Our faculty of experienced litigators will share their diverse insights and provide practical advice to guide you through every facet of the deposition process and give you the fundamental skills you nee...

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
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Investigations 2015: The Expanding Role of Electronic Information in Investigation and Response

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendIn many ways, 2014 was the year that highlighted privacy and security issues involving electronic information. As revelations of massive data breaches and the loss of private information became public, both regulators and corporate entities grappled with the consequences of those revelations and the investigations that followed.  At the same time, regulators and corporati...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

New York CPLR 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendEvery year, the New York Courts interpret, and re-interpret, the important procedural rules that govern litigation in New York State.  Perhaps of pre-eminent importance is the ongoing development of the law with respect to the draconian statute of limitations.  The Courts lack the power to extend the applicable statute, or to exercise discretion to assist a tardy pla...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis advanced level program will provide an up-to-the-minute review of current trends and case law impacting the practice of trademark law today.  Essential for corporate and law firm attorneys who specialize in, or often find themselves involved in trademark law, this program brings together an outstanding expert faculty of practitioners and industry experts who will pro...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAs copyright law continues to become increasingly complex in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business, it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date.  In order to continue to provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, attend this program where you will learn about the latest developments from a group of leading experts on...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendJoin our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, to learn all you need to know about critical Post-Grant proceedings. Post-grant patent challenge proceedings were pursued in record number – more than twice what was predicted – before the USPTO’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) in 2014. The level of filing continues to accelerate well ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendWhether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. An expert faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everything ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend State and local taxation has become increasingly important.  The state and local tax liabilities of many companies exceed their federal tax liabilities and state revenue departments have intensified their audit activities in a search for revenue.PLI is delighted to present this essential program in which leading state and local tax experts will describe basic principles ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer 2015

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnEthics rules that govern behavior in negotiation, including: When is it permissible to communicate with adverse clients, directly or indirectly? What exposure does counsel have for participating in the negotiation and execution of contracts containing express or implied misrepresentations? Protecting sensitive information and responding to opponent’s probes for sensitive informa...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pension Plan Investments 2015: Current Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendExperienced practitioners in the area of pension investment law, together with senior representatives of the Department of Labor, will give their perspectives, and illuminate issues, on current topics and recent developments. Continued statutory, regulatory and market changes ensure a full agenda of new developments to be debated and analyzed by the panelists. The Dodd-Frank f...

Practising Law Institute






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