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Apr 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

HIPAA Compliance: Are You Ready if a Breach Occurs?

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
Moderator: Frank Palmieri, Palmieri & Eisenberg, Princeton, NJ Speakers: Kathryn Bakich, The Segal Group, Washington, DC Edward I. Leeds, Ballard Spahr LLP, Philadelphia, PA Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC, Plano, TX * Have you missed the importance of HIPAA lately? * Are you ready if a breach occurs? * Have you been monitoring the disclosures being made as violati...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Apr 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing the 2014 Form SD (Conflict Minerals Disclosure)

New York, New York, USA
As the first filing deadline in connection with the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) conflict minerals disclosure rules rapidly approaches, registrants and their advisors are focused on the disclosures required to be included in the Specialized Disclosure Form (Form SD) and if applicable, the Conflict Minerals Report (CMR). This event will provide attendees with practical perspectives an...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Monetization 2014: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

New York, New York, USA
The rapidly evolving field of Intellectual property ("IP") monetization has become a core strategic consideration for many companies. On an increasingly regular basis, companies are considering (i) carve-outs of IP assets in M&A and other strategic transactions, for sale or monetization in separate transactions (including privateering arrangements), (ii) IP-collateralized loans, (iii) IP litig...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Litigators 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
At this two-hour program, you will learn, from an outstanding panel of litigators, judges, and ethics experts, practical solutions to these timely ethics issues for litigators:Ethical issues in representing the former employees of a corporate client Conflicts within a firm: navigating the rules in today’s mobile and cross-border world Ethics and social media Providing unbundled legal services in I...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The 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.Who the client is - organizations, not officers When to report wrongdoing: internally (up the corporate ladder and to the Board) and externally (to regulators) SEC professional responsibi...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Employment Law 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. Our experienced and knowledgeable faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everythi...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This program will address fundamentals of ethical and professional responsibility, as well as current developments impacting the practice of inside counsel and lawyers in private practice. Topics to be reviewed include: privilege and waiver, conflicts and consent, and the thorny ethical issues involved in representing an organization and its constituent parts and representatives. The program will ...

Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments in 2014

New York, New York, USA
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) is at the top of most companies’ key risk areas. DOJ and SEC resources devoted to investigation and enforcing the law remain at an all-time high. Recent FCPA enforcement actions and disclosures demonstrate that no industry is immune from FCPA scrutiny, and FCPA sweep investigations across industry sectors are becoming more common and challenging. Beyond t...

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Marketing for Law Firms: Priorities, Purpose, and Pay Grades

, USA
Law firm marketing and business development efforts have increased significantly in the last decade. Recent shifts in firm demographics, client, and market pressures are making it more important than ever that a law firm’s leadership and management has a working knowledge of the core aspects of any successful marketing plan and department. This ABA Academy program features nationally-recognized ...

American Bar Association
May 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics

New York, New York, USA
With an emphasis on new developments while providing a refresher of key principles, this year’s Institute will examine current merger issues, price fixing, the legality of joint ventures and other competitor collaborations, "vertical" restraints on customers and suppliers, including resale price maintenance, standards for complying with price discrimination laws, and the latest information on the ...

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Summer 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
Whether you are a transactional lawyer, litigator or other advisor, to have a successful practice, you must understand finance, accounting, economics and tax principles, as well as their application.Pocket MBA Summer 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals is designed specifically for anyone whose practice requires a thorough understanding of finance. Our expert faculty includes partners...

Practising Law Institute
May 6, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The ABCs of Art Law: Laws, Legal Issues and Best Practices

, USA
Join architect and attorney LeAnn Shelton and gallerist and Art Law Firm founder Alexandra Darraby as they discuss two different tracks to the multidisciplinary world of art law. They will share their viewpoints as in-house counsel and private practitioner; explain the interplay of state and federal laws in the art world; and, discuss the particular challenges of art law in the digital era. This p...

American Bar Association
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Retail Leasing 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Suing and Defending Government

Seattle, Washington, USA
Litigating government controversies is a unique area of law with challenges not present in general litigation. This seminar seeks to provide a day of analysis and skill development for those who find themselves suing or defending government. Join our Program Co-Chairs Jamila A. Johnson of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC and John Schochet of Seattle City Attorney’s Office, along with the outstandin...

The Seminar Group
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care IT 2014: Critical Issues

New York, New York, USA
Congress passed the HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act to promote the implementation and use of health information technology (IT). The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted to improve the Medicare system. As healthcare organizations and life science companies adopt and implement health IT to comply with the new laws, they encounter a host of legal issues&n...

Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2014

New York, New York, USA
At this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding sources and product offerings, cur...

Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Privacy and Social Media

, USA
Social media continues to change the way people receive news, interact with government and customers, and share personal details once known only to a select few. And of course, it's taken a front and center role in employment, litigation, and recent governmental agency action by the SEC, NLRB, and EEOC, to name but a few agencies dipping into the social networking waters. From Facebook to Instagra...

American Bar Association
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Hey, That's My Game: Intellectual Property Issues in Combating Game Cloning

, USA
Game cloning has long been an issue of concern for game publishers, but with the blockbuster growth of social and mobile games, these claims have increased exponentially. This program will present the intellectual property concepts at play in such game cloning suits, review best practices for defending against such claims, and discuss how to create games without generating a claim.

American Bar Association
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Impact of Regulatory and Industry Standards on Patents

, USA
From smart phones to gasoline additives to ANDA use definitions, industry and regulatory standards can have a critical impact on IP rights. Expert panelists will examine how courts use standards to define the scope of related IP rights, how obligations tied to standards (e.g., FRAND commitments) can affect monetary damages, and the impact on exclusion orders and injunctions in both the pharmaceu...

American Bar Association
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prior Art and Obviousness 2014: Current Trends in Sections 102 and 103

New York, New York, USA
How has patent reform impacted the touchstones of patentability, prior art and obviousness? Already a complicated concept for patent practitioners because of evolving interpretations in the PTO and CAFC, 102 has been complicated further by the AIA. What aspects of current 102 understanding carry over to new 102? How does the concept of “prior art” and circumstance collide in the 21st century? How ...

Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference - Mid-Year

Arlington, Virginia, USA
Our Mid-Year Employment Law Conference: The definitive advanced-level update of the most important developments affecting the employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Developments in EEO Law; Growing Surge in Retaliation and Whistleblowing; Employment, Termination & Severance Agreements; e-Workplace: Access, Security and Privacy in the Era of "The Cloud," ...

NELI
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Legal and compliance risks for organizations are higher than ever before. Compliance and ethics programs to help organizations manage legal risks should no longer be considered optional. And as the need for compliance and ethics programs has increased, government standards on these programs have become increasingly specific. In short, at no time has promoting and maintaining an ethical corporate c...

Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Appellate Advocacy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. Attendees will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes. Attendees will also hear the "View...

Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Higher Education Law 2014: Current Issues and Recent Developments

New York, New York, USA
At PLI’s Higher Education Law 2014: Current Issues and Recent Developments, an expert faculty, comprised of attorneys working both in private practice and in universities, will provide updates  and best practices in three important  areas of higher education law today: Title IX and sexual harassment policies; disability discrimination; and research compliance.New policies and procedures ...

Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

New York, New York, USA
Corporations, government organizations and millions of consumers are shifting massive quantities of data and their software applications to cloud computing facilities. Cloud computing uses the Internet to give every size organization access to large, dynamically scalable resources (data storage, software applications and computing power). “The cloud” allows users, at all levels, to avoid large cap...

Practising Law Institute