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Aug 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

15th Annual Municipal Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and, regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department will want to attend.What You Will LearnKey topics for municipal lawyers such as: Ethics for the municipal lawyer Employment law updat...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 19, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

E-Signatures: How the Law of Contracts Is Changing

, USA
In today's world, we are moving further away from paper and reducing our contracts and commitments to electronic documents. Electronic signatures on PDFs are replacing pen-and-ink signatures on paper contracts. Are they legal, and what are the ramifications? In this program, our experienced panel will discuss this transition to new technology and how the law has evolved to adjust to the modern era...

American Bar Association
Aug 25, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

Implicit Bias 101: What All Lawyers Need to Know

, USA
This program will explore some of the cognitive biases most relevant to the law and how you can identify and overcome them in your practice. We all have to cope with biases, and jurors, witnesses, clients, and judges are no exception. Our biases can lead us to distort facts, illogically interpret evidence, and draw faulty conclusions. Knowledge of common cognitive biases will help you: Elicit ...

American Bar Association
Aug 27, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

Decrypting Encryption: Gaining Competence on Encryption for Your Practice

, USA
Do you encrypt your e-mail when communicating with a client? Do you encrypt client files on your laptop? How can you ensure that the digital files entrusted to you are safe? Encryption protects data from unauthorized access by changing readable information (plain text) into cipher text that cannot be read without a decryption key. Understanding the basics of digital encryption may sound like a mon...

American Bar Association
Aug 31, 2015

Conference

Business Continuity and Scenario Planning: 2-day In-person Seminar

San Francisco, California, USA
A 2-day intensive course on business continuity and scenario planning focused on the banking/ financial institution environment with a view to provide banking professionals with a firm foundation of the standards of best practices in the critical area of business continuity planning. Learning Objectives: Financial authorities and financial industry participants have a shared interest in promoting...

ComplianceOnline
Sep 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will acquaint you with the basics of e-discovery law and practice.  E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved.  Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and str...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2015: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendWhile the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope represe...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2015: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

Chicago, Illinois, 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 commer...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2015: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendHotels are being bought, built and financed at a dizzying pace across the U.S. and globally. This program will draw on the experience of in-house counsel with major hotel operators and lenders, hotel management executives, outside counsel, and other hospitality professionals to explain how your client or company can capitalize on many of the dynamic issues of this interdiscipl...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Residential Real Estate Closings: What You Need to Know from Pre-Contract to Closing (BOTH DAYS)

New York, New York, USA
This program will cover the basics of the purchase and sale of cooperatives, condominiums and houses. The panelists will review forms of ownership, pre-contract due diligence (including an overview of statutory and common law requirements, and practice tips), transfer and mortgage taxes, title insurance and lien searches. The program also will cover the contract of sale, including a review of the ...

New York City Bar
Sep 9, 2015

Training

Environmental Forensics

Bordentown, New Jersey, USA
Environmental forensics is a multidisciplinary field with the goal of understanding how and when contamination occurred, as well as who is responsible for the pollution. Environmental forensics investigations may involve identifying and apportioning responsibility among multiple parties, age-dating releases and/or determining exactly how a release occurred with reference to insurance or other cont...

Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations: Views From All Sides

New York, New York, USA
This annual update program will explore current issues and recent developments relating to ethical duties and responsibilities of attorneys and other participants in corporate internal investigations involving public companies and other entities. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of counsel for the entity, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives and government ...

New York City Bar
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

Beyond the Scanner: Paperless Workflows That Work

, USA
Setting up a paperless office only requires buying some hardware and software, but successfully maintaining a paperless office requires re-defining your everyday workflows. Our paperless faculty will show you how to streamline the logistics around your digital documents after the scanner - when you need to manage them, store them, and most importantly, find them later. This session will help you t...

American Bar Association
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

46th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendSignificant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring at the present time.  In addition, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable (if not more so) under the current tax laws, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  Further, President Obama’s b...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2015: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note that this program does not qualify for legal ethics credit. Why You Should AttendFederal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. To ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORKWhy You Should AttendIn this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this full day event, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAlthough the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers.  Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand.  There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at a...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThe long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and a...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAs the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area – from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law and consulting firms – will lead you through the emergin...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should AttendCongress and the regulators appear to have rediscovered acquisition reform in 2015.  The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are considering a host of potential acquisition changes, including what may be a renewed focus on commercial items. The Office of Federal Procurement policy is focused on IT acquisition and “category management” across Government....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendNew media outlets and the growing importance of social networking continue to create new challenges for advertisers, who are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program, updated to reflect current legal trends cutting across the advertising industry, is led by an expert faculty who will provide importan...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Federal Appeals in the Tri-State Region: Second & Third Circuit Practice

New York, New York, USA
Procedure in the Circuit Courts of Appeal is governed by the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. Since each circuit supplements the federal rules with their own local rules, being an appellant or appellee in the Circuit Courts can be a challenging prospect, even for those accustomed to practicing in the state appellate courts. This program focuses on the procedural aspects of the appellate proce...

New York City Bar






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