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Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Leases 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 investors in real estate. T...

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
It 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 The original floppy disk has been replaced by current thumb drives that can store an entire library on a single device.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 models, the legal issues t...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund and Private Equity Enforcement and Regulatory Developments 2014

New York, New York, USA
Over 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-Frank as well as est...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
You won’t want to miss this popular program, in which the masters of the bar and the bench come together to give you valuable and useful insights on jury trials. We have assembled the most experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, to give you their perspectives on jury trials. There is no better way to learn about jury trial practice than from th...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Commercial 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 growth, development rev...

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 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
In the past year, new expectations were being placed on boards in critical areas of governance, including disclosure, oversight of complex operational issues, risk management, board succession, audit committee oversight, executive compensation, and responsiveness to and communication with investors pressing different concerns. In addition, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

New York, New York, USA
Stay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents, proxy soliciting materials, and ongoing disclosure practices of SEC reporting companies, as well as financial reporting developments, ethical compliance challenges facing lawyers, and more. Hear from an expert faculty, including SEC staff, in-house counsel and private practitioners who will focus on cur...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2014: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Substance Abuse - Elimination of Bias in the Profession

San Francisco, California, USA
Satisfy all of California’s MCLE special requirements at this fast-paced and up-to-the-minute program. If your last name begins with a letter from H through M, your MCLE compliance deadline of January 31, 2015 is fast approaching.The MCLE Marathon, taught by a faculty of outstanding California lawyers and other professionals who are recognized leaders in their field, will conveniently provide all ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
This program provides an in-depth analysis of current market conditions and the changing legal environment, and is geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner. Our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world.This program will also address the latest fin...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Los Angeles, California, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 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 MCLE credit hours, including 3 MCLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, 6 MCLE credit hours in skills, and 7 MCLE credit hours in law practice management and/or areas of professional practice.By attending one of PLI’s two-day Bridge-...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Developments in Securitization 2014

New York, New York, USA
As the securitization world continues to emerge from the financial crisis, it faces a continuing flow of new regulation and, in some cases, uncertainty. Some asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralized mortgage obligations (CLOs), and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets are experiencing robust activity, with issuance volumes steadily rising. Other markets such as residential mortgage-backed...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

San Francisco, California, 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
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents, proxy soliciting materials, and ongoing disclosure practices of SEC reporting companies, as well as financial reporting developments, ethical compliance challenges facing lawyers, and more. Hear from an expert faculty, including SEC staff, in-house counsel and private practitioners who will focus on cur...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Telecommunications Policy & Regulation Institute (32nd Annual)

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Presented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of expert practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and key officials from the FCC and the Administration who will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the hot but...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2014: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Join us for a detailed discussion of recent developments in environmental policy, regulation and caselaw in 2014. We will provide incisive analysis of the new regulatory requirements and their compliance implications for businesses, institutions and real estate organizations, and for deal-making.Our faculty of experienced practitioners have in-depth knowledge of the issues and will provide practic...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Companies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront licensing issues, ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Businesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues when advising your cl...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, USA
This program will address the critical issues that IP, technology and business lawyers need to consider when handling open source software in today’s economy. Armed with this information, you will be better able to help your clients make intelligent choices and decisions about how to take advantage of the benefits and manage the risks presented by open source software.What is open source software?...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
The banking industry is in the midst of a fundamental transformation of the regulatory framework in which it operates, as well as shifting regulatory approaches and enforcement priorities. These changes, taking place in an environment of continuing global economic challenges, require bankers and counsel who practice in the financial services industry to reexamine basic assumptions about business o...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana, 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
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Export controls and sanctions continue to change rapidly. It is more important than ever for institutions in all sectors of the economy to stay on top of developments in the United States and other countries. Companies and financial institutions must be aware of their compliance and disclosure obligations, enforcement trends and priorities, and emerging risks. Implementing and strengthening compli...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 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 provides 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 and the...

Practising Law Institute






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