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May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will serve both as a refresher of ethical obligations, and also review recent developments impacting the professional responsibilities of attorneys in private practice as well as those who serve as inside counsel.  What You Will Learn Dealing with the dishonest or less-than-candid client Inside counsel ethics challenges Lawyer as whistleblower ...

Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2017: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

New York, New York, USA
The Supreme Court has, for reasons unknown, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly settled backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited weekly conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the current PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are of today but, rather, where will we be in the years and deca...

Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that ...

Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pension Plan Investments 2017: Current Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced practitioners in the area of pension investment law will share their perspectives, and illuminate issues, on current topics and recent developments. A new administration, as well as continued statutory, regulatory and market changes ensure a full agenda of new developments to be debated and analyzed by the panelists.  The Dodd-Frank financial reform legi...

Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis three-day seminar has been designed to ensure that all attendees will benefit, from beginners to experts. The first two days will present a logical and comprehensive study of the basic framework and many important intricacies of Subchapter K, an area of the tax law that many believe can be understood only in its totality. The third day will focus on the application of par...

Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later: How Not to Run an Employee Benefit Plan

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
In this fun and practical program, our panel of experienced practitioners will discuss employee benefit plan problems they have encountered and share some lessons learned regarding the correction or prevention of these mishaps. Moderator: Jason Lacey, Foulston Siefkin LLP, Wichita, KS Panelists: Frank Palmieri, Palmieri & Eisenberg, Princeton, NJ Tiffany Santos, Trucker Huss, APC, San Francisco,...

American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendNonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices, and managing a nonprofit has become increasingly complex.  This program is designed to examine federal and state laws and regulations affecting nonprofits, as well as new challenges and practical solutions for overcoming those challenges.What You Will Learn Best practices ...

Practising Law Institute
May 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

High Profile Trials 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendHigh Profile Trials is all about the best part of litigation---the trials themselves.  The program will focus on critical issues and strategies raised in the most significant white collar, regulatory and civil fraud trials of the prior year.  Come inside the courtroom with the litigators on the front lines who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from th...

Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendFollow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for t...

Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2017

New York, New York, USA
As individuals and business taxpayers increasingly globalize their personal and commercial activity, they expose themselves to greater legal and tax obligations.  Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues.  Whether their clients are United States persons with assets or beneficiaries overseas, non-U.S. ...

Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch.Why You Should AttendGain an understanding of the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings. Our expert faculty will address the changes to private and exempt offerings brought about by the JOBS Act, including matchmaking platforms, “accredited investor&rdq...

Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2017: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide informat...

Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

Course

Health Impact Assessment: Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) can be used to evaluate a proposed plan or project's potential effects on the health of a population. HIA provides evidence-based recommendations aimed at enhancing positive health impacts and minimizing negative ones. In this session, the Planning Healthy Communities Initiative (PHCI) will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment as a tool to promo...

Rutgers University
May 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

What Is "Sex"? Federal Legal Protections for LGBT People (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendSince the 1970s and particularly after the Supreme Court’s decision in Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, the issue of whether federal sex discrimination laws protect LGBT people has been litigated all over the country. Courts have evaluated this key legal issue in different ways and in a variety of contexts, resulting in an unpredictable legal landscape for LGBT people and th...

Practising Law Institute
May 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2017

New York, New York, USA
Child custody and visitation is a complex and ever-evolving area of family law. Those who appear before the Family Courts of New York must understand how to effectively represent their respective clients in these complex and emotionally-charged proceedings. This half-day program will focus on providing an overview of custody and visitation issues in the court, as well as diving into the specifics ...

Practising Law Institute
May 23, 2017

Conference

IP Counsel Exchange

San Jose, California, USA
Offering registration only to corporate IP counsel and in-house executives with a specific focus on IP, patent portfolio management and IP litigation strategy, the newly expanded IP Counsel Exchange is the premier tactical and benchmarking event for corporate IP counsel to compare and share valuable lessons learned in their respective IP practices.

Momentum
May 24, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

M&A Series 2017 Pt 1: Covenants, Post-Transaction

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Most series teaching about M&A issues deal intensively within the arc of the deal timing itself. They focus on what must be done in the period leading up to the potential deal to signing the deal documents and then up through closing. This series will take you beyond that focus, starting within the deal's time frame but then taking you where so many benefits clients really earn their chops--making...

American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2017: Confidentiality, Behavioral Health & the Justice System

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendApproximately 20 percent of Americans experience some type of mental illness in a given year, and the prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and some areas of the civil legal system, is even higher. This year’s Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts program will address the confidentiality issues ...

Practising Law Institute
May 25, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

W-2 or 1099? Employee and Independent Contractor Issues

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Views From the Government and Private Sector A growing number of Americans are being hired under flexible work arrangements. These can take the form of app-based independent contractor arrangements (such as Uber and Lyft), temp arrangements, and the use of staffing firms. Panelists will discuss the associated benefits including providing workers with flexibility and employers with lower costs and...

American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Motions to Suppress and to Terminate Removal Proceedings: Litigating Fourth Amendment Violations in Immigration Court (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThreats of increased immigration enforcement, promises of increased hiring of immigration and border patrol agents, and the elimination of “priority enforcement” categories likely mean a return to unconstitutional practices such as racial profiling and unreasonable searches and seizures, forced entry into homes, and workplace raids. The constitution provides a reme...

Practising Law Institute
May 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of person...

Practising Law Institute
May 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Public Interest Boot Camp 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Guidebook App: At this program, attendees will have access to the full Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Course Handbook, and Presentation Materials, as well as the ability to network with fellow attendees electronically via the Guidebook app.  We strongly encourage you to download “Guidebook” prior to the program from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace.  You will rece...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that ...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendFollow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for t...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017

New York, New York, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why You Should AttendCompliance and ethics programs are essential to the success and growth o...

Practising Law Institute






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