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Feb 26, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "Ethics in Social Media" segment, which runs from 9:00 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Why You Should AttendAttorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and law practice management MCLE r...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2016

Special Event

Commercial Law League of America Capitol Hill Day 2016

Washington, Illinois, USA
Join the Commercial Law League of America in D.C. for our 3rd Annual Legislative Summit! Take advantage of this opportunity to promote the CLLA in DC, and to work on behalf of the issues that affect the commercial law arena. This year the League is working on 3 issues: Venue Reform Preference Reform FDCPA Expansion Lend your support to promote League position papers to Congressional staff...

Commercial Law League of America
Feb 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAsset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to borrow funds against their own assets as collateral to generate cash for working capital and capital acquisitions.In struc...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2016 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation: OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Vid

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content;  Videogames & Software Apps & Media's Transformation - OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Dri...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2016 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.Sound Recordings; Music PublishingThe morning will be geared towards a basic understanding of an artist-record company agreement with a mock negotiation as the format, and will addr...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2016

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, and play a central role in preventing, pursuing and resolving litigation.  With the continued increase in mental disability accommodation requests and discrimination charges, attorneys and men...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2016 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; FilmThe morning will provide an overview of book publishing agreements and current developments in the publishing industry, followed by trends and hot topics in sports, entertainment and internet litigation.  The afternoon will provide a basic understanding of motion picture terms and concepts, plus advanced film is...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2016

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 Exchange-traded products i...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases! What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing Witness Dec...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Government Lawyers 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis interactive program will provide a unique opportunity to learn more about ethics rules and regulations by employing hypothetical examples based on current events. Government and non-government lawyers alike will be sure to find the discussion timely and relevant. What You Will Learn The scope and application of the attorney-client privilege in the public sector Ethi...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2016

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...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2016: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe M&A market boom returned in 2015.   In addition to the reappearance of the mega deal, the market has also seen a flurry of hostile deals, 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 high levels of M&A litigation is also giv...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocates’ Guide for Protecting Tenants’ Rights: Advanced Unlawful Detainer Defense (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAttendees of prior unlawful detainer defense trainings including last year’s California Eviction Defense 2.0 learned the skills necessary to vigorously defend eviction lawsuits. This year’s training builds on those skill sets providing a more in-depth discussion of trial skills and appeals as well as attorneys’ fees. We will also explore strategies for assist...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2016: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendWe are in the midst of a Digital Evolution. Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, leapfrogging existing laws and regulations. Traditional businesses grapple with disruptive and “sharing” technologies on a daily basis. The virtual and mobile workplace is presenting new and unique challenges for employers. Data security has become the foremost concern for C-suite e...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure and current developments and trends.What You Will Learn President Obama’s Executive Actions, litigation, current status and future recourse The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendLeases, known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, are a primary business asset, but also contain landmines of liability.  If written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. From the tenant’s perspective, lack of attention or in depth knowledge can impair operations, increase co...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure and current developments and trends.What You Will Learn  President Obama’s Executive Actions, litigation, current status and future recourse The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas F...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2016: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This 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 offer...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2016

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. Over the past 12 months, post-grant patent challenge proceedings have been pursued in record number. The CAFC is now seeing the beginning of a substantial new workflow based on PTAB trial decisions. These CAFC decisions are not only evolving P...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2016: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax

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 554,467 in 2014.  That is nearly a 1,000% increase over the past 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 understan...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

16th Annual School Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAt PLI’s 16th Annual School Law Institute, an expert faculty will examine significant developments in education law and policy, as well as the implications for your clients. Attend this year’s program to get an in depth look at recent developments and practical strategies regarding timely and important topics like sexual assault on campus, transgender youth, and th...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Read Financial Statements 2016

New York, New York, USA
How to Read Financial Statements 2016New York City and Live Webcast, www.pli.edu, March 16 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 ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2016

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendEvolving regulatory and compliance challenges have created an environment with rising potential for ethical pitfalls.  Attorneys involved in commercial litigation should know the latest ethics case law and rules interpretations to avoid costly ethical missteps.  This program will review some of the most impactful developments in many common and not so common areas th...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

Telemedicine - Fad or the Future of Healthcare?

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Telemedicine fans continue to tout "telemedicine" and other health care services delivered remotely via the telephone or internet to employer and other health benefit program sponsors and payers as cost-effective and convenient alternatives to traditional face-to-face examinations or consultations by physicians. To make knowledgeable decisions about when and what telemedicine benefits to offer, em...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits






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