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Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Get Off My Cloud! Keeping the Bad Guys (and the NSA) Away From Your Confidential Data

, USA
This session of the three-part series on cloud computing will explore in greater depth issues that were introduced in the first program, including: Cloud computing ethics issues, with a focus on client confidentiality and data protection issues Cybersecurity policies Negotiating with cloud providers to ensure ethical compliance Encryption and why it is now an ethical imperative Encrypting Word and...

American Bar Association
Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And th...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAre you up-to-date on the important developments in federal civil practice and the implications of these developments for your cases? At Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015, a distinguished faculty of trial lawyers and judges will review and offer their insights into significant recent developments in the law.  The program will focus on the application of ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015

San Francisco, California, 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
Feb 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAsset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to borrow funds against their own assets as collateral to generate cash for working capital and capital acquisitions.In struc...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting Licensing Agreements: Tips & Strategies

New York, New York, USA
This seminar will help attendees write and edit better license agreements. Intended for those regularly called upon to draft, edit or negotiate license agreements for their clients, this seminar will focus on key preparation and drafting steps, and on the meanings and best forms of specific license provisions. Attendees will learn: ** Vital preparation steps and the reasons each must be taken t...

New York City Bar
Feb 28, 2015

Conference

The Legal Medium: New Encounters of Art and Law

New Haven, Connecticut, USA
On Saturday, February 28, Yale University will host a major symposium entitled The Legal Medium: New Encounters of Art and Law. The symposium will gather leading artists and thinkers for a series of panels and presentations, as well as an art exhibition. Rather than focusing on the practice of art law, the symposium will examine law as an artistic medium, or the ways artists encounter, take advant...

The Legal Medium
Mar 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading and Other SEC Enforcement Claims

New York, New York, USA
In the wake of the financial crisis, the SEC, under the Dodd-Frank Act, may now impose a civil penalty in an administrative proceeding against any person or company. Critics claim that the limited discovery, absence of right to a jury trial, and use of "in-house" administrative law judges raise constitutional and ethical questions concerning whether administrative proceedings are adequate forums f...

New York City Bar
Mar 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agency Contr

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 1 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agenc...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 2 - Sound Recordings; Music PublishingThe morning will be geared toward a basic understanding of an artist-record company agreement with a mock negotiati...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 3 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment & Sports Litigation; FilmThe morning will provide an overview of book publishing agreement...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases!  What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing Witnes...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendYou’ll hear expert panelists discuss: significant business and legal developments in the investment management area over the past year and important regulatory initiatives such as:The SEC’s regulatory agenda New money-market fund regulations New SEC staff guidance Potential new rulemakings relating to target date funds and exchange-traded funds Possible modifications of the fu...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Government Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

New York, New York, 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
Mar 9, 2015

Conference

19th Annual North American Shared Services & Outsourcing Week

Orlando, Florida, USA
The 19th Annual North American Shared Services & Outsourcing Week is the world’s premier event designed for, and dedicated to shared services, outsourcing and transformation professionals. Each year, over 800 SS&O practitioners, solution-providers and research analysts gather for 4 days of information-sharing, peer-to-peer networking and benchmarking through interactive shared service center (SS...

SSON
Mar 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2015: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe M&A market has returned to a period of increased activity, characterized by the reemergence of larger transactions.   In addition to large deals, the market has also seen a flurry of cross-border “inversion” transactions (which have been slowed by recent regulatory action), as well as spin-offs and a record number of activist campaigns. Continued ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend“Renters across the nation, and in particular in California, are locked in a pernicious squeeze of rising rents and stagnant incomes that has diverted a growing share of their paycheck to rent,” reports the Wall Street Journal (Conor Dougherty, “California’s Affordable Rental Housing Crisis,” February 11, 2014).  The Journal continues, &ldquo...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendLeases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability.  Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will explain the basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and discuss current developments and trends, including a legislative update on immigration reform.  You will receive a course handbook with articles by leading practitioners and sample documents and forms to assist you in your practice. What You Will LearnAn overview of U.S. immi...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2015: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why Should You AttendThis course will provide a solid understanding of the legal framework for securities offerings under the Securities Act of 1933. Topics covered include the basics, such as definitions and regulations of “offers” and “sales” of “securities” and the distinctions between public and private offerings, including the need to register public offeri...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Social Media 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendEthics permeates all areas of today's legal practice.  Risks to attorneys have increased dramatically with fines, censure and disbarment.  With the proliferation of social media, what types of personal information are companies permitted to access without the consent of their employees or applicants?  How is privacy and security addressed?  What do Federal ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThe Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups.You design the two-day schedule that best meets yo...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPsychological issues in employment law are both unavoidable and fascinating. They help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice regarding a variety of employment issues, play a central role in litigation, shape damages analyses, and motivate or impede resolution of disputes, including employment lawsuits. Psychological issues often are at the core of incentivizing employees, n...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe reduction to writing of an agreed-upon understanding among parties can sometimes be viewed as a cursory step in formalizing a business relationship. Yet the manner in which concepts are expressed on a page is often as important as the concepts themselves. Solid contract-drafting skills are therefore essential tools to any professional who deals with transactions or busines...

Practising Law Institute






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