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Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Open Source and Free Software 2014: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendContinuous changes in the legal and technical landscape make it critical for IP, technology and business lawyers to keep abreast of the legal and technical issues presented by the open source paradigm. “Open source” software, which is freely available in the form of operating systems, applications, utility code and programming tools, presents an attractive option. However, use...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThis popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive draf...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs today’s digital media environment continues to bend and stretch the boundaries of communications law, you need to stay current with strategy, best practices and practical knowledge.Long recognized as the most comprehensive conference in the field, Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014 covers the latest legal developments in:Electronic media Digital communications First...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enforcement a...

NELI
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

7th Annual Water Rights Transfers

Seattle, Washington, USA
Please join Program Co-Chairs Robin G. McPherson, an Assistant Attorney General in the Water Resources Section of the AGO’s Ecology Division and Mark T. Peterson, co-founder of Peterson & Marquis Law Office, along with the outstanding faculty they have assembled to discuss the complex world of Water Rights Transfers. This seminar is designed to provide practical information of vital interest to mo...

The Seminar Group
Nov 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bolstering Your Company’s Fraud Defenses 2014: Proactive Prevention and Responses

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendCompanies face greatly increased risks of being a victim of fraud in today's challenging business climate; no company is too big or too small to fall victim. In light of the high costs of fraud, both in actual revenues lost, potential legal exposure and opportunity costs, it is imperative that companies develop and implement proactive strategies to prevent and detect business ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

Chicago, Illinois, 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 invest...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

San Francisco, California, 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 attendCorporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2014: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIt has been thirty years since Apple’s introduction of the original Macintosh computer started the personal computing revolution. The original floppy disk has been replaced by current thumb drives that can store an entire library on a single device. The availability of cheap and ubiquitous computing power is changing all aspects of business. As businesses evolve into new model...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

What You Need to Know About Appellate Practice: Tips and Traps

, USA
Do you want to position your case for eventual success on appeal even if the trial goes badly? Or perhaps you won a hard-fought victory in trial court and want to make sure you can hold on to it. Remember that judgments are only as good as their ability to survive on appeal. Successful trial attorneys understand the importance of preserving issues on appeal at the trial level before, during, and...

American Bar Association
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Qualified Immunity Law for the Government Lawyer: Principles and Appellate Strategies

, USA
This program will cover the major elements of the qualified immunity doctrine, a defense that is central to the practice of many government attorneys. The instructors will discuss the evolution of the doctrine, its current treatment by the U.S. Supreme Court, and areas where open questions remain. Attendees will also learn about qualified immunity's procedural aspects, including the requirements f...

American Bar Association
Nov 18, 2014

Conference

Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Regional Project Finance

Washington, USA
Chaired by Daniel Bartfeld, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Latin Lawyer
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOver the past few years and once again in FY2013, cases against investment advisers have come to represent the single largest component of the SEC’s enforcement docket. At the same time, the SEC’s exam program, working closely with Enforcement, continues to hone its focus on private equity and hedge funds, announcing a series of initiatives targeting new registrants under Dodd...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendGain authoritative insights into jury trials from masters of the bar and the benchBe sure to attend this popular program where experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, come together to give you their valuable perspectives on jury trials. Whether you are a new trial attorney or an experienced courtroom litigator, this course ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendCommercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental gr...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

Arlington, Virginia, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enforcement a...

NELI
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Dispute Resolution in China

, USA
Business in China needs a predictable and stable dispute resolution environment in order to succeed. Most experienced China hands instruct their clients to, at all costs, avoid selecting Chinese arbitral institutions such as the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) or one of the city-level institutions such as the Beijing Arbitration Commission or Shanghai Arbitrati...

American Bar Association
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

A Snapshot of Copyright Office Compendium 111

, USA
This program will outline highlights of the newly revised draft Copyright Office Compendium of Copyright Office Practices (Third Edition) before the December 15, 2014 review period. This is the first revision in nearly 30 years and is a complete manual of more than 1200 pages. It contains improvements and updates to the prior versions, as well as information on practices that have never been publi...

American Bar Association
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2nd Annual Design Professional Liability and Risk Mitigation

Seattle, Washington, USA
Design professionals are subject to some of the most perilous liability exposure faced by any of the licensed professions. Architects and engineers in particular, are subject to risk and liability that can be dramatically out of proportion to prospective reward. Exposure seems to multiply each year thanks to constantly evolving building science; new and sometimes untested technologies and produc...

The Seminar Group
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Natural Resources and the Law

Missoula, Montana, USA
The State of Montana has an abundance of wealth in Natural Resources. Please plan to join us Friday, November 21st in Missoula and learn the value our natural resources can provide, from Oil and Gas Development, Mining, Water Resources, Mineral Rights, Property Rights and Land Leasing, Wind, Forest and Ranch considerations. Our expert faculty will guide you through the issues you need to understan...

The Seminar Group
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

Seattle, Washington, USA
The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law Professionals who practice in and understand the unique issues of Seattle and the Washington – Oregon area. This seminar will cover some of the basic CPM concepts and principals essential for understanding and/or presenting any delay analysis as well as some of the more complex technical and legal concepts that must be concise...

The Seminar Group
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

San Francisco, California, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Twelfth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLearn how to manage today’s heightened scrutiny and expectations of corporate boardsThe past year has seen a host of new expectations imposed on corporate boards in critical areas of governance, including:Risk management and compliance Disclosure Audit committee oversight of financial reporting Shareholder relationsAdditionally, the Dodd-Frank Act created new requirements for ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 25, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Impacts of Fracking on Property Valuation

, USA
The final program in our three-part webinar series exploring contemporary developments and legal issues related to hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") will analyze the impacts of fracking on property valuation and related legal issues. The speakers will discuss impacts on the valuation process, how development of shale—particularly in the Marcellus Shale and Barnett Shale regions—has impacted and c...

American Bar Association
Nov 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children - Effective Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys interested in representing unaccompanied immigrant children will learn the framework for legal relief for these clients and effective strategies for working with children.  What You Will Learn How removal proceedings against children are conducted, and some of the key affirmative defenses available under US immigration law Eligibility requirements and p...

Practising Law Institute






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