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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 Webcast

The Future of Bulk Data Collection

, USA
Announcements of major changes to the National Security Agency’s collection of information about Americans’ phone calls (“metadata”) do not end the debate about bulk data collection. Congress, the administration, and the public will continue to decide on the scope of future NSA phone metadata collection: the devil is in the details. Even more broadly, national security agencies’ interests in acqui...

American Bar Association
Jul 27, 2014

Annual Meeting

15th ISS Conference 2014

Jena, Germany
The 15th International Conference of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (ISS), which will be hosted by the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany, from July 27-30, 2014. The theme of the conference is Foundations of Economic Change – Behaviour, Interaction and Aggregate Outcomes.

Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH
Jul 28, 2014

Conference

Contract Preparation and Negotiation for Non-Lawyers: Perth

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
A combination of 2 essential skills necessary to achieve the best commercial results in establishing contractual relationships: negotiation skills to effectively navigate difficult topics and conflicting interests/priorities: the skills to produce the written form of the contractual agreement so it is clear, precise, minimises confusion and disputes. Key Learning Outcomes: Consider important ele...

Informa Australia
Jul 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Municipal Law Institute (14th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department will want to attend.Ethics for the Municipal LawyerThe Role of Mediation in Government LitigationEmployment Law Update

Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2014

Conference

Contract Preparation and Negotiation for Non-Lawyers

Brisbane, Australia
A Complete Guide to Contract Preparation Best Practice Key Learning Outcomes: Consider important elements of a contract such as operational factors, risks and the cost/performance balance. Develop a process to capture lessons learnt from previous contracts to apply now. Interpret a contract that you may not have designed to determine what applies to your contracts and your negotiating position. E...

Informa
Jul 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Supreme Court Review (16th Annual): October 2013 Term

New York, New York, USA
At PLI’s 16th Annual Supreme Court Review program, a distinguished faculty of constitutional scholars, Supreme Court advocates, and a Supreme Court journalist will analyze and discuss the leading Supreme Court decisions of the October 2013 Term for their precedential, doctrinal and, where appropriate, societal significance.This Term the Supreme Court has agreed to decide an unusual number of impor...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Navigating Legal Issues of Healthcare in the Cloud

, USA
Join our esteemed panel as they provide an overview of some of the healthcare industry's new models and uses of the cloud. In just 90 minutes you’ll: •Learn some of the operational and legal concerns of working in the cloud •Gain an understanding of technology licensing and IP protection from a healthcare perspective •Review privacy and security (HIPAA, HITECH Act, and myriad state laws) and exami...

American Bar Association
Jul 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Open Carry: A Fifty-State Review

, USA
Over the last several decades, much of the focus of the gun rights debate has been on the concealed carry movement. However, since 2004, there has been a resurgence of interest in the 'open carry' of legally owned firearms. Because open carry and concealed carry are often regulated very differently under state law, there has also been a surge of misinformation and confusion. Clients will often r...

American Bar Association
Jul 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Essential Legal Leadership Skills for Firm Management and Succession Planning

, USA
All too often, the difference between a successful and unsuccessful law firm is the quality of its leadership. Exemplary leaders have the power to motivate attorneys and staff to serve clients, collaborate, and innovate to the best of their ability. In times of trouble, ineffective leadership can drive a firm to ruin. Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers is an essential resource for...

American Bar Association
Jul 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn effective negotiation skills and techniques by observing an expert faculty in simulated bargaining, by critical analysis of tactics and techniques, and by participating in an actual negotiation.What successful negotiators do at every stage of the negotiation process When (and how) to use an adversarial strategy and when (and how) to select a problem-solving...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 30, 2014

Conference

Contract Preparation and Negotiation for Non-Lawyers: Brisbane

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
A combination of 2 essential skills necessary to achieve the best commercial results in establishing contractual relationships: negotiation skills to effectively navigate difficult topics and conflicting interests/priorities: the skills to produce the written form of the contractual agreement so it is clear, precise, minimises confusion and disputes. Key Learning Outcomes: Consider important ele...

Informa Australia
Jul 31, 2014

Conference

Developing Contract Specifications and KPIs

Melbourne, Australia
This 2-day intensive course gives you the key tools, with practical application, so that quotations are accurate, differing interpretations are few, management can be efficient, & performance is driven to the right result. Key Learning Outcomes Appreciate why the specification is the most important part of the contract Understand why your personal negotiation style affects how you write specifi...

Informa Australia
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Medical Marijuana in Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to Nevada’s revised medical marijuana laws and businesses, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. It will also provide the practical advice medical marijuana facilities and their attorneys need to know. Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and state officials about the changes an...

The Seminar Group
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2014

New York, New York, USA
FINRA continues to focus on perceived fairness in the arbitration process and in so doing is developing new rules and procedures regarding arbitrator classification, the compositions of arbitration panels and broadening the arbitrators’ authority to make referrals during an arbitration proceeding. In 2014, FINRA will continue its efforts with regard to employment disputes, requests for expungement...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2014

CLE

Employment Discrimination Law Update

Chicago, Illinois, 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 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Advocacy 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for. In this full-day program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk about the best way to prepare and present a case to a jury. We will cover what you need to do before the trial begins, in limine motions, jury selection, op...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

A Whole New World at the ITC: Jurisdiction over Electronic Transmissions

, USA
On April 10, 2014, the Commission (USITC) issued its opinion in Digital Models, Inv. No. 337-TA-833, determining that the transmission of electronic files constitutes importation under Section 337. As the transmission of digital data is growing rapidly in today's global economy and has become a critical channel for the purchase and delivery of digital products, this decision plays an important rol...

American Bar Association
Aug 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free)

New York, New York, USA
PLI recently offered training on basic Public Assistance and Food Stamps (SNAP) eligibility. The intricate web of rules for these two programs is further complicated by the fact that there are special rules for certain populations. Immigrants, people who are homeless, and people with disabilities are among the populations who experience various exceptions or modifications of the usual program rule...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA: The Evolving World 2014

New York, New York, USA
A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for intended t...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2014

Course

Developing Contract Specifications and KPIs

Sydney, Australia
This 2-day intensive course gives you the key tools, with practical application, so that quotations are accurate, differing interpretations are few, management can be efficient, and performance is driven to the right result. Key Learning Outcomes Appreciate why the specification is the most important part of the contract Understand why your personal negotiation style affects how you write specific...

Informa Australia
Aug 4, 2014

Conference

IT Law Summer School 2014

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Now in its 17th year, this 5-day residential event will provide newly qualified lawyers and all those choosing a career in IT with a sophisticated and comprehensive guide to IT law and practice. - Learn in a variety of formats, including in-depth presentations, interactive group discussions, interesting case studies, timely debates and practical workshops - Embrace crucial practical tools and l...

IBC Legal
Aug 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Bar Review Course

Chicago, Illinois, USA
PRG is 100% focused on your exam success. - Benefit from the PRG guarantee – we’ll be there until you pass the exam! - Get our total solution for one low price —classroom courses in major U.S. cities, our online course, and our online exam prep software (ExamWare®). - Be confident that your materials are always up-to-date to reflect the latest exam changes - Connect with other students by accepti...

Patent Resources Group
Aug 6, 2014

Seminar

Communication Alchemy Summer School

London, England
There is a 20% discount if booking this course together with the Cross-Cultural Leadership Part 1 and Part 2. Please click here to apply AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This course will provide you with an essential collection of skills and techniques to enable e you to confidently strive for more success than you ever thought possible. How to communicate with yourself to open your mind to immense possibili...

Management Forum Ltd
Aug 6, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Don't Drown in Your Education Loan Debt: Repayment Plans and Strategies

, USA
Education loan repayment got you treading water? Are you aware of your loan repayment options? This session is designed to help you analyze your current repayment plan and learn about the options that may provide relief. Questions to be addressed in the webinar include: o What are the different repayment plans? o Are there pros or cons to one plan over another? o What is the process to change rep...

American Bar Association
Aug 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and 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 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
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2014

New York, New York, USA
The intersection of banking and brokerage regulation: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in an era of overlapping regulatory jurisdictions? The dangers and pitfalls of broker-dealer enforcement: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in handling enforcement matters? The ethical responsibilities of legal and compliance professionals in regulated companies: What are...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice. Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes.How your transactional writing can affect the outcome of disputes and litigation Basic principles of contract interpretation Crisp and clear draft...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2014

New York, New York, USA
With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases initiated by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law. Over half of those facing removal proceedings are unrepresented, and those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibilit...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2014

Conference

EU Competition Law Summer School 2014

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Now in its 16th year, this fully-inclusive residential event is your team’s annual opportunity for a thorough A-Z update on EU competition law. The event incorporates presentations, group discussions, case studies, debates and practical workshops - allowing you to gain the maximum benefit from each of the 20 speakers. Plus, the evening activities provide extra time to digest the day’s learning,...

IBC Legal Conferences
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2014

New York, New York, USA
Managing client conflicts is an important skill that will help you build strong client relationships. This program will provide the tools you need to identify, analyze and resolve client conflicts in your practice; sustain your client relationships; and protect yourself against potential liability.Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct Recent developments in conflict-of-interest law How to identif...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2014

New York, New York, USA
Best practices in conducting investigations Conflicts between the company and employees on privilege waiver issues Ethical issues in conducting the investigation Privilege issues arising from cooperation with the government Recent trends in government agency approaches to internal investigations, cooperation and waiver of privilege Issues arising in international internal investigations Conflict o...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Technology 2014: New Challenges for the 21st Century Practitioner

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

Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Re-Structure, Re-lease, Re-Invent? Challenges & Opportunities of Retail’s Changing Landscape

, USA
Widespread distress in the retail industries (apparel, consumer electronics, and others) presents a unique set of both challenges and opportunities for a broad group of involved parties. Secured creditors, lenders, debtors, landlords, franchisees, trade creditors, land owners and others are all impacted by the current distress. Rapidly changing consumer purchasing trends suggest that mall- based p...

American Bar Association
Aug 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Talking Dollars and Sense: Taking Control of Your Consumer Debt

, USA
Struggling to juggle your credit card, mortgage and other debt? The second of this two-part financially-focused webinar series will offer solutions for how to manage your consumer debt, including credit cards, personal loans, and your mortgage. We'll discuss how debt affects your overall credit and what you can do to increase your credit score, along with actionable steps for getting and staying o...

American Bar Association
Aug 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar.By attending PLI’s two-day Bridge-the Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys program, you can satisfy all of y...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 14, 2014

CLE

Public Sector EEO and Employment Law Conference

Arlington, Virginia, USA
NELI presents the nation's foremost annual public sector conference surveying EEO and employment law developments impacting federal, state and local government employment, examining the effect of these developments on current practices, and providing practical advice to ensure compliance in the areas listed below: Developments in EEO Harassment and Internal Investigations Retaliation and Whist...

NELI
Aug 14, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

An Update on Software Copyright Protection After Landmark Oracle v. Google Decision

, USA
This program will explore the Federal Circuit's recent decision in Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc. in which the Federal Circuit issued a landmark opinion on the copyrightability of software and remanded to the district court with specific instructions on the issue of fair use. The decision has significant implications for the software industry, as well as other companies that maintain their ow...

American Bar Association
Aug 14, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Hot Topics for Church Plans: What You Needed To Know Yesterday!

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
This Program will encompass a review of both Church plan fundamental and unique issues, as well as the latest breaking litigation issues involving Church plans and Church sponsors. The Program is appropriate for practitioners addressing Church plans on a periodic basis to those involved on a regular basis. Moderator: Frank Palmieri, Palmieri & Eisenberg, Alexandria, VA Panelists: Lars Golumbic...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Aug 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration Following Incarceration 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and people of color are disproportionat...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, 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
Aug 18, 2014

Conference

Intellectual Property Law Summer School 2014

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Now in its 14th Year, IBC Legal’s highly acclaimed Intellectual Property Law Summer School remains an unrivalled resource for the consolidation of, or initiation into all of the central concepts in IP, presented in the context of the latest developments in the industry. • NEW for 2014: An introduction to IP opening the Fundamentals Day from Judge Richard Hacon! • A revised Mock Arbitration with ...

IBC Legal Conferences
Aug 19, 2014

Conference

Contract Law Fundamentals for Non-Lawyers: Darwin

Darwin, Australia
Build confidence around legal terminology and contractual obligations to help protect your commercial interests, assist in contract development and avoid disputes. Better equip yourself to understand the legal advice you receive, interpret it correctly and generate true value for your business. Key Learning Outcomes Examine and address current topical issues in contract law Review statutory and c...

Informa Australia
Aug 19, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Reasonable Royalty Damages: How to Satisfy the Judge and Persuade the Jury

, USA
In the well-known Uniloc, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp. decision, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals held that the then often used 25% rule for calculating a reasonable royalty rate in patent infringement lawsuits was "fundamentally flawed." Since then, a variety of theories, some new and some infrequently used, have gained increased popularity. This program will discuss how the 25% rule was used prio...

American Bar Association
Aug 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethical Pitfalls for New Lawyers

, USA
Avoiding ethical pitfalls as a new lawyer isn’t easy, but it can be done! This ethics CLE webinar will explore common professionalism and ethics challenges confronting new lawyers with a focus on: 1. Civility: The need for civility, both as a core professional value and as the smarter strategic path to a successful practice. 2. Fees: Charting the ethical minefield that fee-setting and fee-earnin...

American Bar Association
Aug 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Internet Legal Research on a Budget: How to Effectively Use Free and Low Cost Resources

, USA
Legal research is a primary skill required of all lawyers. With cost-conscious clients scrutinizing legal bills, lawyers cannot afford to depend on expensive legal research databases, especially when reliable free resources are available. This program and its accompanying book will help you quickly find the best free or low-cost resources online and use them for your research needs. The authors sh...

American Bar Association
Aug 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

What is a Good Guardian? Understanding and Using National Guardianship Standards

, USA
Be in the know about the new National Guardianship Association Standards of Practice. Lawyers can benefit from a thorough understanding of the new Standards in their roles representing respondents, petitioners, guardians/conservators; serving as guardians ad litem; and serving as guardians/conservators. The Standards represent the distilled thinking of many practitioners and experts over many year...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

What Every Lawyer Should Know about Judicial Ethics

, USA
Judges face ethical dilemmas, just as lawyers do, which impact rulings, decisions, and judicial demeanor and attitude. What do you, as a litigator, need to know so that your case is decided fairly and efficiently? How can the code of judicial conduct affect your case and your client? Asking a judge to do something that may cause that judge to violate the code of judicial conduct could require disq...

American Bar Association




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