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Feb 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Spin-offs 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendSpin-offs are front page news right now. An increasing number of global M&A transactions take the form of spin-offs, equity carve-outs and similar architectures not involving an outright sale. But what is a spin-off, what makes it different from other types of business separation transactions, and why are people doing more of them? Spin-offs 2016 will provide an in-depth ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "Ethical Implications of Social Media Use for Lawyers" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Why You Should AttendAttorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and law practice ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Investigations 2017: Investigations Arising From Data Breach and Privacy Concerns and Parallel Proceedings

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendElectronic information pervades our society. Corporations and other organizations create, store, and utilize that information in all facets of business. Unfortunately, security can be breached and any breach can lead to investigations by various government agencies at the federal and State levels. Those investigations may lead to disputes about scope, variety and volume of electronic ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The SEC Speaks in 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Guidebook App: At this program, attendees will have access to the full Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Course Handbook, and Presentation Materials, as well as the ability to network with fellow attendees electronically via the Guidebook app. We strongly encourage you to download “Guidebook” prior to the program from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace. You will receive an email ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAttorneys involved in commercial litigation will benefit from hearing the latest legal ethics developments that are particularly relevant to this practice. Our faculty includes experienced legal experts prepared to share useful takeaways stemming from ethical issues arising out of the commercial litigation context. Attendees will hear how some recurring ethics issues continue ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Incubator Boot Camp: Tools for New Lawyers Looking to Go Solo 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIncubators train and support new lawyers to set up practices that charge affordable rates to otherwise underserved clients. This boot camp will benefit all lawyers that want to create sustainable practices serving clients of modest means. You will learn how to set up your firm, practice ethically, and handle firm finances.What You Will LearnForming the practice entity Designing ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 25, 2017

Congress

international congress on citizenship rights

Tehran, Iran
This congress is about citizenship rights and will be held on February in Tehran Milad Tower, Iran. Writers around world will send their articles and present it in this congress. It will grant a certificate to those whose articles are recognized as the best.

secretariat of international congress on citizenship rights
Feb 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Th

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. Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; TheaterThe ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 27, 2017

Congress

Long Term Gas Supply Contracts: Asia

Singapore, China
Building upon our highly successful European Congress and in response to market demand, we are pleased to announce our first Asia Congress on successfully negotiating and renegotiating Long Term Gas Supply Contracts – the industry leading event and the only one of its kind which focuses on negotiation and renegotiation of long term oil indexed gas contracts. The inaugural LTG Asia Congress comes ...

C5 Communications
Feb 27, 2017

Conference

Private Enforcement of Competition Law Conference 2017

Brussels, Belgium
Gain a complete update on the implementation of the Damages Directive and to find out what's changing in private enforcement. Key speakers include: • Anna Vernet, Acting Head, Private Enforcement Unit DG Comp, European Commission • Filip Kubik, Policy Analyst, Private Enforcement Unit DG Comp, European Commission • Frederieke Leeflang, Advocaat Boekel • Marie-Cécile Rameau, Advocat à la ...

KNect365 Law
Feb 28, 2017

Lecture

“Stop the Greenwashing: A Conversation with Mr. Malkin, Chairman Empire State Realty Trust”

New York, New York, USA
In 2009, Anthony E. Malkin joined former President Bill Clinton and others to announce a pioneering initiative to retrofit a portfolio of properties in New York City, including the Empire State Building. The initiative has been a powerful vehicle for change; at the Empire State Building, energy use has declined nearly 40% since the retrofits were completed all while improving tenant comfort. On February ...

Guarini Center
Feb 28, 2017

CLE

Current Legal Ethical Issues with Professor Stephen Gillers

New York, New York, USA
No matter your practice area or whether or not you have previously attended, you won't want to miss this program. Join us to hear this nationally renowned professor and ethicist address current issues of legal ethics. Programs typically feature distinct topics which are chosen close in time to the event to maximize topicality. The topics are geared to an audience of diverse interests. Audience questions ...

NYC Bar Association
Feb 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Subsidized Housing 2.0 - Advanced Topics in Subsidized Housing

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis substantive training provides more in-depth coverage of select topics in the federal housing programs. The half-day training is designed for advocates with some housing experience, but practitioners at all experience levels should be able to benefit from this training. The panelists are noted experts in housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in federally-subsidized ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - 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. Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; TheaterThe ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2017

Seminar

Next steps for health and safety policy

London, United Kingdom
Scheduled at a time of reform and policy development across the sector, this conference will bring out latest thinking on the future of the UK’s health and safety framework. Delegates will consider the likely impact of the Brexit vote on the UK’s health and safety regime, and its current obligations under EU law - including options for future adherence to key European directives, possible implications ...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Feb 28, 2017

CLE

Essential Update on Estate Litigation Costs

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Join us to get up-to-date on the latest developments in the law regarding costs in estate litigation, including: Warnings from Lacey v. Lacey on alleging fraud Best practices for estate trustees on indemnity for costs When does the unsuccessful party pay costs versus the Estate? Plus, our expert panel will share helpful and practical insights on: Enforcing costs awards Using requests to admit, joint ...

The Ontario Bar Association
Feb 28, 2017

Conference

UK Competition Law Conference 2017

London, United Kingdom
Get guidance on the year's policy and case law developments and then find out what you should be doing in response. 2017 speakers include: • Sarah Cardell, General Counsel CMA • Nelson Jung, Partner Clifford Chance • Manish Das, Head of Competition Law, Litigation, Regulatory & Competition Lloyds Banking Group • Michael O'Kane, Senior Partner and Head of Business Crime Peters & Peters Solicitors ...

KNect365 Law
Mar 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendWage and hour litigation claims continue to be filed in the courts at very high rates, and important new federal regulations are in place. Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel, must keep up to date on the latest legal developments; be informed about the U.S. Department of Labor’s priorities and regulations; understand the most recent developments ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - 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.Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; TheaterThe morning ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 1, 2017

CLE

5th Annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute

New York, New York, USA
In the past year, there have been numerous, significant developments in securities litigation and enforcement. While lawsuits arising from the credit crisis continue to be on the wane, a new wave of traditional securities class actions has replaced them. At the same time, financial institutions are being confronted with an increasing number of investigations and enforcement actions conducted by federal, ...

NYC Bar Association
Mar 1, 2017

Conference

Dominance Conference 2017

London, United Kingdom
Protect your company and remain compliant by mastering the challenges surrounding potential abuses of a dominant position. Gain expert analysis from the Commission, national competition authorities and specialised advisors at Dominance 2017 Benefit from the combined knowledge of a diverse panel of experts: • Marieke Scholz, Deputy Head - Antitrust, Directorate General for Competition, European ...

KNect365 Law
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Presentation Tips for New Women Lawyers: How to Overcome Gender Bias and Stereotypes

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Whether in the courtroom or the boardroom, all lawyers must overcome the anxiety of the spoken word to win over a client or defeat an opponent. However, women lawyers - especially new lawyers - face unique challenges when communicating verbally, including societal pressure not to be overly aggressive, gendered communications habits, and stereotypes that undercut authority. Using a unique blend of ...

Seminar Partners
Mar 2, 2017

CLE

Hot Topics Affecting Cooperatives & Condominiums 2017

New York, New York, USA
This twice yearly program is essential for those who practice coop and condo law and for those attorneys who sit on boards. The panel will discuss timely topics including an update of the most recent case law.

New York City Bar Association
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendLeases, known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, are a primary business asset, but also contain landmines of liability and opportunities for malpractice and mistake of the parties. If written poorly, negotiated by inexperienced counsel or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment and generate considerable ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and current developments and trends.What You Will Learn Immigration outlook under a new presidential administration and Congress The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas Family-sponsored visas ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Habeas Petitions for Detained Immigrants

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security detains more than 400,000 noncitizens in civil immigration detention every year. A congressional quota mandates that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) maintain 34,000 beds daily for immigrants in detention, many in privately run detention facilities. Tens of thousands more are subject to onerous conditions of release, including ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2017

CLE

Bank Regulatory: Basics & Beyond

New York, New York, USA
This course will enable both in-house and outside counsel to expand their skills and be more valuable to their clients by covering the why, what, when, where and how of bank regulations. The bank regulatory environment has completely changed in the last few years and further changes are coming. You will learn about these changes from experts in the field. Lawyers who practice in finance, securities, ...

New York City Bar Association
Mar 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2017: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This 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 offerings ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2017

Conference

Liabilities and Damages in International Commercial Agreements

London, United Kingdom
Reduce your exposure to risk and liability in your contracts in two essential days Why you should attend this seminar Unaware of the true nature of the law of damages in the chosen governing law of the contract Unaware of the fundamental differences of approach in the Common Law and Civil Law systems Unaware that their attempts at limiting or excluding their liability may be ineffective This specialist ...

Management Forum Ltd
Mar 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017

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 ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2017: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendWe are in the midst of a digital evolution. Technology continues to evolve and disrupt at breakneck speed, outpacing existing laws and regulations. As a result, businesses face challenges on all fronts on a daily basis. Employees working from home and on the road present new and unique challenges for employers. Data breaches are not a matter of if, but when, stealing precious ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2017

Conference

Global IP Exchange

Berlin, Germany
IP strategy is not just a passing trend. Ask yourself: Where is your strategy, today? Where do you want your strategy to be, tomorrow? And how will you get there? The 8th Global IP Exchange will bring together 120 senior IP decision makers to discuss just this. This popular invitation only meeting is open to directors of IP, heads of patent, trademark, brand protection and anti-counterfeiting plus ...

IQPC Exchange
Mar 6, 2017

Conference

22nd Annual IBA International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference

London, United Kingdom
A conference presented by the Individual Tax and Private Client Committee, supported by the IBA Family Law Committee and the IBA European Regional Forum This world leading event regularly attracts over 150 eminent legal, business and regulatory professionals from more than 40 jurisdictions to examine the hottest issues involving international wealth transfer, private clients’ taxes, estate planning and much more....

International Bar Association
Mar 7, 2017

CLE

Neuroscience in Mediation and Negotiation

New York, New York, USA
The program will explore the intersection between neuroscience and fundamental negotiation and mediation skills. With lessons from neuroscience, participants will discuss the barriers to effective communication and the potential science behind a variety of commonly used dispute resolution skills designed to overcome these barriers. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of opening statements, the framing ...

New York City Bar Association
Mar 7, 2017

CLE

Where Bankruptcy and Derivatives Collide

New York, Newfoundland, USA
Safe Harbors for derivatives contracts under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code have for decades protected the rights of non-debtor counterparties in this vital marketplace. Long thought to be both essential to the proper functioning of derivative markets and bulwarks against systemic risk, the Safe Harbors have more recently become the subject of intense criticism, especially since the financial crisis. Moreover, ...

New York City Bar Association
Mar 8, 2017

CLE

Contract Drafting: Beyond the Basics

New York, New York, USA
This course builds upon the success of the introductory course on basic drafting concepts presented earlier this year and includes the following topics: a recap of the building blocks, formulas, attachments to contracts, precision, ambiguities relating to modifiers and qualifiers, contract-interpretation principles and the "boilerplate" provisions in contracts. Designed to convey fundamental-but often ...

New York City Bar Association
Mar 8, 2017

Conference

Legal Apprenticeships Considerations for HR and LandD Teams

London, United Kingdom
Apprenticeships are becoming a popular alternative route into the legal profession as tuition fees increase. With Gen Y expected to make up 75% of the global workforce by 2025, law firms must adapt to new ways of finding and retaining school-leavers with untapped potential. Attend this one-day conference to: -Collaborate with professionals currently placing young talent -Learn how to set up a ...

ARK Group
Mar 8, 2017

Workshop

The 'Expert' Expert Witness

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Do you want to be a confident expert witness? Then this workshop will enable you to update your skills or move into this ever growing forensic area. Gain an insight into expert evidence and the way the courts deal with it. Understand the role and obligations of the expert within the judicial system. With the development of technology, the courts have become more reliant on expert evidence and the ...

Monash Law School
Mar 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attend:Across the state rent is skyrocketing. While tenants organize for rent control, evictions continue. Those who are evicted face not only the loss of their home, but also displacement from their community. Effectively defending an unlawful detainer is a profound way to impact a tenant’s life; housing instability has long-term harmful consequences. For newer attorneys with ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 8, 2017

Seminar

Patent Protection for Software-Related and Business-Related Inventions in Europe and the US

London, England
Topics to be covered in this seminar Developments in Europe for computer-related inventions Latest US strategies post-Bilski, post-Alice and under the USPTO’s most recent guidelines Global drafting and prosecution tactics for these technologies Workshop questions, answers and discussion of examples

Management Forum Ltd
Mar 8, 2017

Conference

Business and Contract Law

London, United Kingdom
This programme combines up-to-date commercial law with practical methods of translating this law into documentation. It identifies and analyses the different types of contract and how the various statutes affect them, ensuring that you fully grasp the impact of current legislation and case law. By the end of the course you will be able to recognise and deal confidently with the risks and benefits of commercial contracts....

Management Forum Ltd
Mar 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2017: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe M&A market has seen a flurry of activity in 2016. In addition to the continued high volumes, the market has also seen a number of hostile deals, creative deal structures, spin-offs and a high level of shareholder activist campaigns. The year also saw a record amount of signed deals unwound prior to closing due to regulatory or other issues. M&A litigation is also ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will address key corporate governance issues faced by boards and principal board committees. Public companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities, and even increased risk of liability. They are also under intense scrutiny and in at least some cases significant pressure from investors and regulators. Changing investor expectations and ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2017

Seminar

Property Regimes of International Couples and the Law of Succession

Trier, Germany
Objective: In 2016, two EU Regulations covering all civil-law aspects of matrimonial property regimes and the property consequences of registered partnerships were adopted on the basis of enhanced cooperation. They include rules on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement. Knowledge about the applicable property regime is indispensable in case of the couple’s separation, divorce, ...

Europäische Rechtsakademie
Mar 10, 2017

CLE

3rd Annual Employment Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
This institute will examine recent trends, developments, and cutting-edge issues in employment law. Topics to be discussed include common ethical pitfalls for employment lawyers; legal issues arising both in the hiring process and dismissal of an employee; employers' increasing use of big data and concerns about employment discrimination; developments in wage and hour law; and strategies for mediating employment disputes....

New York City Bar Association
Mar 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis interactive program provides junior through mid-level attorneys with an overview of the applicable Federal and New York State Rules of Civil Procedure, and continues with strategic practice tips to use when taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses and defending the depositions. We also guide a discussion of important ethical issues that may arise during depositions....

Practising Law Institute
Mar 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2017: Pay, Performance and Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program is specifically designed to bring leading experts to discuss cutting edge advanced developments on compensation and other “reward” practices for the non-publicly traded company. Compensation design and the legal and commercial issues they raise can be among the most complicated and novel in the field. Financially distressed companies, private equity ...

Practising Law Institute
Mar 13, 2017

Seminar

Applying the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Dublin 1, Ireland
Objective: The participants will obtain sound knowledge of the scope and interpretation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, as well as its relationship with other legal instruments protecting fundamental rights in Europe. A focus will be put on the application in practice of the provisions concerning Union citizens’ rights. Key topics: - The system of fundamental rights protection ...

Europäische Rechtsakademie
Mar 13, 2017

Workshop

Public Procurement: Fraud & Corruption

EA Rotterdam, Netherlands
This workshop will focus on: Fraud and Corruption: Notions, Prevention & Detection - Defining Fraud and Corruption in Public Procurement: Notions and Legal concepts - Indicators and patterns of fraud and corruption in public procurement - Detection of Fraud and Corruption in Public Procurement - The new Obligatory Fraud Self-Assessment Tool Collusive Tendering & Bid-rigging in the Procurement Process - ...

Lexxion Legal Publisher
Mar 13, 2017

Seminar

Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Trier, Germany
Objective: The seminar will provide participants with an overview of the two European directives prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin in a number of areas, as well as on disability, age, sexual orientation or religion/belief in employment and occupation. Key topics: * Overview of the EU legislation on equal treatment and its relationship with the EU Charter, the European ...

Europäische Rechtsakademie




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