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Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Open Source and Free Software 2014: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendContinuous changes in the legal and technical landscape make it critical for IP, technology and business lawyers to keep abreast of the legal and technical issues presented by the open source paradigm. “Open source” software, which is freely available in the form of operating systems, applications, utility code and programming tools, presents an attractive option. However, use...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe banking industry is in the midst of a fundamental regulatory transformation. Many of the most significant Dodd-Frank rulemakings have been completed, and the focus of regulators and industry participants alike has shifted to the challenges of applying and adapting to these complex and far-reaching regulations. In addition, bankers are beginning to think again about mergers...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendExport controls and sanctions continue to change rapidly. It is more important than ever for institutions in all sectors of the economy to stay on top of developments in the United States and other countries. Companies and financial institutions must be aware of their compliance and disclosure obligations, enforcement trends and priorities, and emerging risks. Implementing and...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enforcement a...

NELI
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

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 provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securitie...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

12th Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit

Seattle, Washington, USA
Gaming law never ceases to evolve. It remains one of the most dynamic areas of law. Gaming lawyers, policy advisors, regulators, executives and vendors must stay closely apprised of those fast-moving legal, political and business developments that impact the gaming industry. Or else. The Pacific Northwest Gaming Law Summit, now in its twelfth year, has become a veritable “who’s who” event for th...

The Seminar Group
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Your Laws Don't Apply to Me: The Problem With the Fringe

, USA
This session will focus on the unauthorized practice and criminal law violations by individuals and groups that have declared themselves "sovereign" from government regulation as part of "the Fringe." Panelists will provide background and historical information on this expanding movement; offer practical strategies for safely proceeding against these groups; and highlight ethical issues presented ...

American Bar Association
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnUnderstanding the new New York ethics rules, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, advertising and the no-contact rule. How to protect yourself and your law firm if a partner suddenly leaves, becomes disabled or passes away.We will examine:How to identify transactional and other difficult-to-spot conflicts The difference between “advertising” and “solicitation” Conta...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnAt this unique interactive program, faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios in corporate practice and “quiz” you on the ethical implications.You will learn about:The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions Responsibilities of the firm/legal department, supervising,...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program.Why you should attendUsing a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.What you will learnWithin the context of pro bo...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendElectronic information pervades our society. Not surprisingly, electronic information may be central to the investigation of criminal activity and to the prosecution and defense of that activity. The use of electronic information in criminal investigations and proceedings leads to many questions. Under what circumstances are search warrants required for electronic devices and ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Strategic Considerations Before Kick-Starting an IPR

, USA
More than two years ago, the America Invents Act (AIA) reshaped trials at the U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) by establishing inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. In many cases, IPRs provide a cost-effective and quick alternative to district court litigation for challenging the validity of a patent. A potential Petitioner has much to consider when deciding whether to file an IPR. This program will e...

American Bar Association
Dec 17, 2014

Tele-
conference

Employment Law Webinar - How to Navigate Social Media, Religion and Privacy in the Worklplace

USA
Hatmaker Law Group will present a free employment webinar discussing methods for navigating social media, religion and privacy in the workplace. The event will be Wednesday, December 17, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time. The Hatmaker Law Group’s monthly webinars serve as educational opportunities for employers, owners, managers, accountants, attorneys, and human resource professionals to stay ...

Hatmaker Law Group
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Anatomy of a Suspension/Debarment Case in Federal Contracting: Strategies for Effective Resolution

, USA
In recent years, the number of proposed suspensions and debarments of federal contractors has grown. This growth follows increased regulatory burdens on contractors, mandatory disclosure, increased whistleblower protections, increased risks of procurement fraud and corruption from overseas contracting, and political pressure on federal agencies to crack down. Experienced defense counsel and a fede...

American Bar Association
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Making Sense of Mobilehomes - Homeowners' Rights 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAt this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis.What you will learnThe latest updates abo...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Best Practices for China

, USA
Foreign companies doing business in China must be careful with their intellectual property rights, including trade and commercial secrets, and must also take steps to protect and enforce their IPR. The loss of IPR has resulted in significant litigation costs to recover key IPR misused or stolen by Chinese companies. Learn more about the types of IPR market entry strategies used with success by for...

American Bar Association
Dec 19, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Ethical Minefields of Witnesses: A Refresher

, USA
Come get a refresher course on the myriad ethical issues that arise when dealing with witnesses, whether the issue occurs in a deposition (conferring with the witness during breaks), in a criminal case when discussing potential alibis, or while assisting the witness with forgetting non-favorable information and recalling favorable information. Our distinguished panel of ethics and professional res...

American Bar Association
Jan 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Financial Products 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe explosion of new financial products over the past decade, the implosion of the credit markets and the resulting significant new regulatory requirements underline the importance of a basic understanding of financial products. While these instruments have been, in the view of many, invaluable investment tools, and have presented enormous potential for product manufacturers a...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Compliance & Regulatory Challenges 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs our first educational conference of 2015 focused on hedge funds, this afternoon program will deliver insights from three distinguished panels of experts who will discuss the regulatory and compliance challenges expected to face hedge fund managers in 2015.A stellar faculty composed of hedge fund general counsels and chief compliance officers, representatives from the SEC an...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWith the possibility of fundamental tax reform receding in the near term, taxpayers and their advisers are left to contend with the morass of rules that now govern the financial products tax landscape. Staying on top of the latest developments in this area is critically important. At this program, our expert faculty of law firm and accounting firm lawyers, in-house tax advisor...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Enforceable Future Conflicts Waivers

, USA
In almost every US jurisdiction, it is unethical for attorneys to take on a matter that is adverse to a current client without their consent. To that end, several firms attempt to minimize the risk of disqualification by having a current client sign a future conflicts waiver. But when is this ethical and enforceable? What must be included in the waiver? Join our esteemed panel of ethics and prof...

American Bar Association
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Protection of IRA & Qualified Plan Assets after Clark v. Rameker

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
Retirement plan assets are a major factor in the USA, amounting to approximately $23trillion as of December 31, 2013. Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) were some $6.5trillion of that total, and are expected to increase significantly as baby-boomers continue to retire and rollover qualified plan distributions to IRAs. Many estate plans use IRA accounts as an integral part retirement planning, es...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jan 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreeme...

Practising Law Institute






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