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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
Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property issues frequently arise in the context of a variety of transactions, and this program will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of these special considerations while exploring the strategic role of IP in a company. Explore how to assess intellectual property as a strategic asset and how to monetize IP while avoiding costly mistakes. Additional topi...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Negotiation Skills 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendNegotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life. You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language. This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct. The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law fir...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 12, 2015

Conference

49th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

Orlando, Florida, USA
The Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning is the national gathering place for estate planners, including attorneys, trust officers, accountants, insurance advisors, and wealth management professionals. In addition to the highest quality educational programming, attendees enjoy valuable networking and professional development opportunities and can review the latest in technology, products and ser...

University of Miami School of Law
Jan 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendArticle 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code applies to secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay. At Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (filin...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions 2015: Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendSpawned by strength in the debt markets, a strong stock market, and plentiful levels of cash, merger and acquisition activity has been robust in 2014. The ability to be an effective negotiator in an M&A transaction requires staying abreast of the latest deal trends. This program will help you stay up-to-date on recent trends in deal making such as developments regarding ma...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 15, 2015

Career Fair

American Bar Association Legal Career Development Expo

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The ABA Legal Career Development Expo will take place on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 8am to 5pm at the ABA Headquarters in downtown Chicago located at 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654. Diverse law students, recent graduates, young lawyers, and other legal professionals seeking to accelerate your career and expand your network are invited to attend. This event provides an innovative app...

ABA Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Jan 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, 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
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Products of Insurance Companies in the Course of Regulatory Reform 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe insurance industry continues to navigate the legal environment and regulatory hurdles in meeting insurance and retirement needs facing Americans. This timely program provides critical content on the prevailing and emerging legal issues practitioners must understand and insights into product development and asset management services offered by insurance company complexes. O...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOver the past year, the REIT and commercial real estate industries have continued to experience strong M&A activity, with some sectors poised for large-scale consolidation even as new property types enter the REIT universe through spin-offs, conversions and IPOs. At the same time, high profile transactions involving non-traded REITs and the increasing presence of activist ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Project Management for Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLegal project management is fast becoming a critical way of doing business in law firms and legal departments. Lawyers are learning to implement project management principles in order to better plan, organize, and supervise projects while enhancing client service and relationships, minimizing risk and enhancing profitability or management of legal costs. In a few short years, ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program is designed to bring you up-to-date on intellectual property rights enforcement. From the physical world to the Internet, learn how to protect against infringement by the billion dollar piracy industry the intellectual property your company or client has developed and in which it has invested. This program will put you in a better position to think outside of the ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Data Privacy, Behavioral Advertising and Security Breach Class Action Suits 2015: What Every Litigator and In-House Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIn recent years, there has been an explosion of new lawsuits focused on the alleged disclosure of personal information in connection with the use of mobile phones and tablets, social networks, social gaming, apps, and other technologies and in connection with behavioral advertising and the use of pixels, beacons, cookies and other persistent identifiers and geolocation tools. ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAttend this renowned program and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus, examine the latest negotiation trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, programming networks, and online video distributors - and the regulators themselves&...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 26, 2015

Annual Meeting

10th Annual Future Contact Center Summit

ChampionsGate, Florida, USA
Name: 10th Annual Future Contact Center Summit Tagline: Charting the Next Generation Customer Experience. Playing to Win Date: January 26-30, 2015 Location: Omni Orlando, ChampionsGate, Florida URL: http://bit.ly/1o3QmGi Register link (if needed): http://bit.ly/1wqsim5 Contact Info: John Zeo (your email & phone) Event Description: It’s an exciting time to be involved in customer care and ...

IQPC
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethics and Cloud Computing: Cloud Computing Fundamentals for Lawyers

, USA
In this program—the first of a series of three examining the ethics issues implicated in lawyers' use of cloud computing—the panelists will survey the issues and lay the groundwork for more in-depth analysis in the later sessions. Topics covered in this program will include: - What exactly does "cloud computing" mean? - What are the major pros and cons of cloud computing for lawyers? - What are ...

American Bar Association
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate re...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
If you have already attended a PLI Bridge-the-Gap I program, you cannot attend a second Bridge-the-Gap I program and receive MCLE credit.Why you should attendLearn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school. Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face. The lessons tau...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendRunning a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confr...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

IPR Defense: An Overview of Considerations and Pitfalls from the Patent Owner's Perspective

, USA
Since September 16, 2012, parties have been able to challenge patents in inter partes review (IPR) and post-grant review (PGR) proceedings. In their first two years of service, IPRs have been wildly popular—parties have filed almost 2,000 petitions, far surpassing recorded expectations. The proceedings, pegged "death squads" killing "property rights" by some, have also efficiently cancelled claims...

American Bar Association
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Dealing with Problem Counsel and Problem Witnesses at a Deposition

, USA
All too often, witnesses in concert with their defense counsel or examiners frustrate the discovery process—and depositions in particular—by their obstructive and abusive behavior. Because a judge or magistrate judge is typically not present at a deposition, counsel need to control the deposition process without direct judicial intervention. During this webinar, the panel will provide views from ...

American Bar Association






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