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Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2014: Managing the Risk

New York, New York, USA
In today’s interconnected world, cyber attacks are wreaking havoc on organizations around the globe. No entity is immune, and cybercrime targets are found in every industry sector from retail to banking to government. Media reports of the staggering number of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks attest to this trend, and more recent events have dwarfed earlier hacking incidents.In February, ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2014: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Hotels 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 interdisciplinary type of practic...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
As 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 commercial activity. As a result, a w...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2014: Complying With Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules in Washington – and in every state – are changing, and new court cases are affecting lobbyists, corporations, associations, and unions. Compliance with federal, state and local laws is more complex than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA), pay-to-play laws, as well as increasing pressure on corporations to disclose to shar...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2014

New York, New York, USA
At this program, our expert faculty will focus on hedge fund structures, 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 new business issues such as expanding their business to include regulated funds, selling a portion of their business to an outside investor and ma...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
In 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 prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provi...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2014

New York, New York, USA
As 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 emerging best practices and t...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that IP lawyers need to know.A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discussing the many facets of current intere...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Taught by a faculty of expert practitioners from varied practice areas, this program will teach you real-world skills and knowledge important to your legal practice. By attending this program, newly admitted Illinois attorneys can also complete their requirement for a Basic Skills Course of no fewer than 6 hours.Practice techniques and procedures under the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct Pr...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Employment Law Update 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
PLI’s California Employment Law Update addresses the issues confronted by employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about best practices to ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Succeed on the "Hot Seat"

Seattle, Washington, USA
Any time you’re on the “hot seat” – facing clients, judges, angry public audiences, shareholders, Boards of Directors or the media – it’s critical that you come across as confident, in control and in charge. Your message should be clear and concise. Time is limited, questions are sharp. No room for slip-ups or mistakes. WHAT you say may ultimately protect – or damage – your reputation. This ...

The Seminar Group
Sep 17, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

5th Annual Fisheries and Hatcheries

Seattle, Washington, USA
Fish have always been a source of sustenance and livelihood for the Pacific Northwest. Over the past 150 years, habitat alterations, hydroelectric development and harvest pressure have impacted salmon and steelhead populations in the Pacific Northwest and the people and industries that depend on them. To help mitigate these impacts, hatcheries have been used to supplement declining fish population...

The Seminar Group
Sep 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Construction Law

Santa Monica, California, USA
If you are a stakeholder in the California construction industry, this is one seminar you cannot afford to miss. California’s Top Construction Lawyers and Mediators have come together for a two day Seminar on topics including: New Construction Law Developments, Competitive Bidding and Bid Protests, Construction Changes, Permitting and Environmental Considerations, Bankruptcy, Abandonment and Suret...

The Seminar Group
Sep 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2014: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

San Francisco, California, USA
This year’s program includes today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. The program brings together a faculty of experienced of in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and senior business executives on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice.The expert faculty will address recent litigation and key cases involving convergence issue...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Government Contracts law and practice continue to evolve. Congress has responded to budgetary pressures with calls for more reform of the acquisition system. New regulations, such as the imposition of rules requiring avoidance, detection, and reporting of counterfeit or suspect electronic parts and other counterfeit items ripple all the way down the supply chain. False claims Act recoveries and qu...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

21st Annual Washington Construction Law

Seattle, Washington, USA
If you practice Construction Law, desire to practice Construction Law, or are confronted with matters involving Construction Law, you cannot afford to miss this conference. Learn recent developments in Washington and Federal case law, statutes and regulations. Learn how to protect the rights of your clients when dealing with public contracts, cutting edge contracting delivery methods, insurance, t...

The Seminar Group
Sep 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Healthcare Industry

Los Angeles, California, USA
With the completion of the enrollment phase of the Affordable Care Act, health care in the United States has entered a new era that will be characterized by extensive changes and challenges. The convoluted landscape of federal and state regulations will become even more complex as regulators ramp up enforcement activities under Obamacare and related statutes. Audits by government agencies on all l...

The Seminar Group
Sep 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Litigators 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Litigators 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required, during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar, to complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice.By attending one of PLI’s one-day Bridge-the-Gap programs, you can fulfill your ethics and skills requirements and can ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
In a global business, the tax laws of the United States may impact transactions regardless of where the transactions take place. A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals.This year’s program will be led by international tax experts and feature a substantially revised schedule including new ses...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

White Collar Crime 2014: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

New York, New York, USA
In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The government’s enforce...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Condominiums Opportunities & Pitfalls

Miami, Florida, USA
Condominium Development is Back in a Big Way, but for a variety of reasons, Condo Development could be dangerous for Developers, Contractors, Subcontractors, and Design Professionals. Present conditions exist that could produce problems for Condo Developers, including lack of qualified workforce, the speed of development, and the potential lack of oversight of the entire designing and construction...

The Seminar Group
Sep 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) 2014

New York, New York, USA
Recent market activity demonstrates that crowdfunding is now a bona fide alternative form of early and mid-stage corporate finance and can lead to exits in the M&A and capital markets arenas. In the face of this tremendous growth trajectory, the industry has divided into several categories, each with its own legal risks and challenges. Will this growth continue? Join our expert faculty for a p...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review and Reexamination

Las Vegas, Virginia, USA
The first day of this two-and-a-half-day course focuses on ex parte reexamination and also addresses inter partes reexamination. The second day is dedicated to inter partes review. Topics covered in the final half day include post-grant review, covered business method patent review, and ethical issues related to review proceedings and reexamination. The course covers strategies, tactics, best prac...

Patent Resources Group
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Software Patents: Procuring and Enforcing After Alice

Las Vegas, Virginia, USA
This course addresses the difficult and sophisticated task of how best to claim, prosecute, and litigate software-based inventions in their rich variety so as to have their patents held not invalid and infringed by the Federal Circuit. But that rich variety requires a variety of disparate claiming, specification drafting, prosecution, and litigating techniques. The course and text address why diff...

Patent Resources Group






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