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Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

How to Be a Successful Associate

, USA
The seminar is designed to provide guidance to associates at an early stage of their career development that will put them on the road to success. Topics covered include core competencies such as communicating effectively (particularly when receiving projects, working on projects, and presenting conclusions), being rigorous with respect to research and writing, managing workload effectively (inclu...

American Bar Association
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Dealing in Drought: Development, Legislation and Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
2014 is being touted as California’s single driest year on record and severe drought conditions have brought the state to a crossroads. Is drought now going to be the new normal in California? This program will help attendees understand the impacts of drought on the competing needs of urban, agricultural and environmental water users. A diverse group of water leaders from state and local governmen...

The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Easements in Washington

Seattle, Washington, USA
Do you or your clients need access through an adjoining property? Do you need new and somewhat unique easements? Is your property subject to easements obtained by utility companies or the government? As the way we divide property interests change, so do easements and how we obtain them, value them and describe them. Even if you have been working with easements for years, join us for a very uniqu...

The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state cou...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

San Francisco, California, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July. New Developments! Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both. Item 2: A discussion o...

NELI
Oct 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to appropriately advise their clients. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: class actions, treble damage litigation, government enforcement, and adverse publicity are all possible outcomes...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThe ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIn the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreements. The progra...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendCompanies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confro...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

Conference

Devil’s Advocate Auditor – Executive Decision Making

Philadelphia, USA
MAXIMISE YOUR RETURN ON DECISION MAKING The following are a few of the practical skills and tools that Devil's Advocate Auditors are trained to use:- Adopting Chain Analysis Assessing Analogues and Antilogs Business Model Analysis Grid Calibration Curves Competition Value-Added Matrix Failure Modes and Effects Analysis James-Stein Estimator Positive Deviance Project Attractiveness Score Sheet Ri...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 3, 2014

CLE

NYU Law Energy Policy Discussion Series

New York, New York, USA
The event will focus on the New York Public Service Commission’s “Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)” initiative to reform New York’s electric energy industry and regulatory practices to promote greater system-wide efficiency, greater deployment of renewable energy and “distributed” energy resources, and greater use of technologies, products and services to increase demand elasticity and efficiency...

NYU Law: Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendYou should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking, with a special emphasis on immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Many human trafficking survivors have complex and diverse needs that require the knowledge and intersection between multiple legal practices. This day-long program attempts to address the many leg...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThis three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other disposition...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Regulation Institute (46th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWe are pleased to co-chair the 46th edition of PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, the most highly anticipated annual review of the current state of securities regulation and corporate law and practice.This year’s agenda reflects significant developments in the securities laws, as well as changes in the business and legal environment, including: Continued implemen...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.What you will learnRecent financial, regulatory, and legal developments that impact nonprofit organizations Nonprofit governance developments and best practices The New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 Compensation issues: feder...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law and Regulation of "Intermediary" Businesses 2014: Consumer-Facing Technology Providers, Online Platforms, and Online Media

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThe Internet has spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing technologies or services that bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, shaking up old industries and networks, and creating new business opportunities and challenges. New technologies and online platforms and marketplaces have cha...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether you’re a newcomer to e-discovery or an experienced professional seeking a refresher, you should make sure this program is on your docketWith e-discovery permeating nearly every facet of litigation today, attorneys managing today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must learn to recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. This program will provide a solid grou...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

Tele-
conference

How to Prepare & Deliver Legal & Effective Performance Appraisals

USA
Overview: It's often called the "most dreaded management task". It's the performance appraisal. How do you evaluate your employees' performance without soft peddling the difficult stuff or being hypercritical and risking a defensive reaction? In this program, Judi prepares managers & supervisors for this difficult, yet very important, job. Without a successful performance appraisal process, organ...

TrainHR
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Coming AIA IPR and PGR Tsunami for U.S. Pharma Patent Owners: A Call to Action

San Francisco, California, USA
To date, about 5% of the petitions filed under the AIA’s inter partes review (IPR) and/or post-grant review (PGR) proceedings relate to pharmaceutical subject matter. Those numbers are small but are expected to increase. And it is a sobering fact that well over 95% of all patent claims challenged in IPR proceedings have been held unpatentable and ultimately will be cancelled, barring appellate rev...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Computers, Software, Biology: The USPTO and Supreme Court's Slippery Slope Explored

, USA
There has been an ever-increasing acceptance of the proposition that certain kinds of knowledge, some based in mathematics and others based in biology, deserve wider intellectual property protection. The most significant example has been the court’s allowance of newer life forms (albeit created from human ingenuity) and business method patents (mathematical computations in the form of programs exe...

American Bar Association
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

San Francisco, California, USA
The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law and Claim Professionals who understand the issues faced by California professionals charged with preparing, evaluating and resolving complex construction disputes. This seminar will focus upon many of the factors that influence the outcome of complex project disputes including the importance of project documentation, the need ...

The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Building Value in a Wine Business

Napa, California, USA
The wine industry has experienced considerable change over the past few years as the importance of growing total business value has become an increasing priority. Whether the goal is family legacy or eventual sale and exit, owners and operators are aligned in the need to optimize the value of their brands, distribution systems and operating platforms in addition to their estates and hard assets. ...

The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

Training

Legal Lean Sigma ® and Legal Project Management White Belt Certification

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Today's law firm and law department professionals are faced with continued challenges and opportunities to help maximize efficiencies. In reconnecting legal costs to the value received, we must begin with the voice of the client and then devise and employ strategies that deliver what clients want and competitive advantages for themselves. With process improvement (PI) and project management (PM), ...

Ark Group
Nov 6, 2014

CLE

The Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare's Cyber Warfare/Terrorism One Day Symposium

New York, New York, USA
The Cyber Warfare/Terrorism One Day Institute is an annual conference. Its agenda is to promote constructive discourse about Cyber Warfare/Terrorism amongst leaders from a comprehensive range of sectors, including (but not limited to): NGOs, government, tech, commercial, military, cultural, and legal. The summit will feature moderated panel discussions that use live video streams and online extens...

The Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Litigating Religious Land Use Cases

, USA
This program will discuss and analyze legal principles and issues related to litigating religious land use cases. It will cover the kinds of religious land use claims that religious entities can bring under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”), state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. When religious expression is h...

American Bar Association






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