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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 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

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Mark Your Calendar. More Information to Come!

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

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And th...

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 12, 2015

Conference

Consumer Protection Conference

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please join the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law for the 2015 Consumer Protection Conference in Washington, DC.

American Bar Assocation - Section of Antitrust Law
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 17, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Attorney's Fees, Costs and Other Fee-Shifting Measures in Patent and Trademark Litigation

, USA
This program will provide you with an understanding of the different means by which attorney's fees and costs can be recovered in patent and trademark lawsuits. It will also include discussion on how the standards for recovering such fees and costs have changed in light of recent Supreme Court cases, often referred to as Octane Fitness and Highmark, and examples of recent motions for attorney's fe...

American Bar Association
Feb 18, 2015

Training

Employment Law Webinar - Affordable Care Act Update for 2015

Fresno, California, USA
Susan K. Hatmaker, Esq. of Hatmaker Law Group along with guest speaker Alan Thaxter, Senior Client Consultant of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., will present a free webinar discussing an update for 2015 on the Affordable Care Act. Hatmaker Law Group's webinars serve as educational opportunities for employers, owners, managers, accountants, attorneys and human resource professionals to stay current wit...

Hatmaker Law Group
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

The Ethics of Disaster Preparedness for Lawyers: Confronting and Preparing for Disasters

, USA
Disasters come in many forms—whether a fire or flood in a lawyer's office building, or the havoc and destruction caused by a hurricane. They can result in total disruption of a law practice, either temporarily or, if there was inadequate preparation to deal with a disaster -, permanently. Could a lack of preparedness on the part of a lawyer constitute unethical conduct in violation of the Rules of...

American Bar Association
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The SEC Speaks in 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should AttendAt the beginning of each year PLI presents, in cooperation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, The SEC Speaks program, providing an essential update on the current initiatives at the Commission as well as the priorities for the coming year. At this unique program, you will hear remarks by the Chairman and Commissioners, as well as panel discussions by senior staf...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendFor low-income families who often do not have the benefit of legal counsel, eviction can mean homelessness.  Most are unrepresented.  Won’t you volunteer to help those in our community who are most vulnerable?  Get the legal training you need at this half-day program and then sign up with the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Fra...

Practising Law Institute






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