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Jun 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Equity Forum (Fifteenth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Since the financial crisis a few years ago, private equity firms have been dealing with its aftermath, including increased regulatory and legislative scrutiny of their activities and the activities of their funds as well as difficult environments in which to raise new funds and to get deals done. Many firms were required to register as investment advisers with the SEC and a number of newly registe...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2014

New York, New York, USA
Good writing skills are one of the top qualities of the best practitioners. Writing for Litigators will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients.Getting started: planning your document and getting it done Writing to persuade Legal writing do’s and don’ts Legal style: making writing precise, concise, and powerful What do judges need...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

New York, New York, USA
Are you thinking about “hanging out a shingle” on your own or joining forces with another solo practitioner? Do you operate your own practice but often wonder what costs you can eliminate and how you can attract new clients? Solos face a host of business and practice management decisions, from what to spend on overhead to how to win clients and handle difficult or non-paying clients. At this progr...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts (Part Two): What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2014

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Class action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation and the courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice. This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases. Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on important developments in class action litigation. ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2014: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s perspective is presented to show how drafting and prosec...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2014

New York, New York, USA
With emerging markets players, including those of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, playing an ever greater role in the global economy, attorneys and other professionals facilitating cross-border transactions need to familiarize themselves with their perspective on inbound and outbound investments.This program will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal iss...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Children's Law Institute (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly complex. This year, PLI’s 17th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare and juvenile justice pra...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2014

Course

28th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute

Boulder, Colorado, USA
The 28th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute is a joint project of the American Bar Association Section of Family Law and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. This weeklong "bootcamp" course will help you build your self-assurance as you master the skills and techniques for success at trial. Ywill gain experience and knowledge in: *Developing a persuasive story of your case *Help...

ABA Section of Family Law
Jul 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

New York, New York, USA
Copyright law continues to be pulled in different directions, and the increasing tension between it and developing technologies is being tested regularly. Attend this program in order to better understand this dynamic practice area and learn how to find solutions to various challenges that arise for your clients. Throughout the program you will build a strong foundation of copyright law’s core pri...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies. The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and da...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

New York, New York, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2014

New York, New York, USA
In the aftermath of the financial crisis and the resulting regulatory reform, the SEC has advanced significant rulemaking and enforcement to impose a greater degree of controls on investment advisers’ operations. In fact, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, establishing new rules related to adviser custody, political contributions and adviser disclosure and ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using real-life ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, 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
Jul 17, 2014

CLE

Employment Discrimination Law Update

San Francisco, California, USA
This is the definitive annual advanced-level update of the most significant developments in EEO and their impact on employment practices. Topics covered include: Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity; Recent Legislative Activity and Agency Initiatives; Harassment and Internal Investigations Update; Escalation in Retaliation and Whistleblowing; The e-Workplace: Access, Security and Priv...

NELI
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2014

New York, New York, USA
Join us once again at this unique interactive program. Chair Katie M. Lachter will review a new set of hypotheticals to test your knowledge of the pertinent ethical rules, as you match wits with our expert faculty, and contestants. What would you do? What do the experts say you should do? This program had past attendees raving: “This was one of the best programs I’ve attended!”; This is by far the...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2014

New York, New York, USA
 New developments in corporate governance FCPA guidelines Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigation management: what every in-house counsel needs to know Attorney-client privilege; Kovel privilege Ethics and e-discovery Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing

Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Pre-litigation document management and preservation — best practices and ethical duties for:Technology assessments and inventory Employee education Designing and implementing document retention policies and preservation plans Litigation risk assessments The discovery process - recent developments and emerging issues, including:New search technologies Navigation of court-imposed duties and ass...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2014

New York, New York, 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
Jul 24, 2014

CLE

Employment Discrimination Law Update

Arlington, Virginia, USA
This is the definitive annual advanced-level update of the most significant developments in EEO and their impact on employment practices. Topics covered include: Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity; Recent Legislative Activity and Agency Initiatives; Harassment and Internal Investigations Update; Escalation in Retaliation and Whistleblowing; The e-Workplace: Access, Security and Priv...

NELI
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using real-life ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

Practising Law Institute