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May 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
What You Will LearnThis program will serve both as a refresher of ethical obligations, and also review recent developments impacting the professional responsibilities of attorneys in private practice as well as those who serve as inside counsel. The program will be focused on practical guidance, and draw from real life lessons learned from other lawyers who have found themselves in ethical peril.

Practising Law Institute
May 3, 2016

Conference

The Future is Here: Insights and Experiences from Today's Law Firm Innovators

New York, New York, USA
This law firm management conference will be a conference by leaders, for leaders in the legal sector. Panellists and participants will explore innovation and new approaches that are in actual use in law firms and attendees will have an opportunity to learn from and engage with panellists who have led the way in legal sector innovation. Web-based strategies, new business models and accessing and serving ...

International Bar Association
May 4, 2016

Lecture

The Failed Branch: Congress and the Hope for Reform

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Professor Lawrence Lessig will visit Northeastern University School of Law on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, to speak on "The Failed Branch: Congress and the Hope for Reform." Co-sponsored by Northeastern University School of Law and Reforming Institutional and Systemic Corruption (RISC) Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School. In 2015, he entered the race ...

Northeastern University School of Law
May 4, 2016

CLE

Barriers to the Growth Mindset in Innovation: NYIPLA Women in IP Presents

New York, New York, USA
How Perceived Barriers to Patentability are Affecting the Growth Mindset in Innovator Companies, in particular the impact of 101 FEATURED SPEAKER Jamie Simpson, Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary and Director at USPTO, will discuss Gender Gap PANELISTS Heather Champion Brady, Senior Patent Counsel at Johnson & Johnson Heidi Martinez, Associate General IP Counsel at Xerox Marian Underweiser, ...

New York Intellectual Property Law Association
May 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program features an experienced faculty of legal experts who are prepared to deliver practical insights on leveraged finance strategies and the current marketplace. Starting with an overview of the current drivers of deal activity and trends in deal structures and terms, the opening panel will set the stage for a deeper look into area.New segments on leveraged finance restructuring ...

Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2016

Course

Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Barcelona, Spain
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.

Academy of European Law (ERA)
May 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Institute 2016: Developments & Hot Topics

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis year’s Institute will examine developments in several key areas of antitrust— with emphasis on fundamentals and current developments — reflected in recent decisions as well as vigorous enforcement in the US and around the world. Panels or nationally known practitioners and senior government enforcement officials will report on and explore developments in ...

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

10th Annual Patent Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups. You design the two-day schedule that best meets your professional needs....

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2016

Conference

Biotch & the Law

Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Presented by Pinnacle®, a leader in providing high-quality professional development conferences, Biotech & the Law 2016 brings together the diverse voices of biotech – science, industry, and law – to learn from each other and to build a foundation for mutual success. Preeminent attendees from around the world will converge to build strategic alliances between major actors in the biotech arena through ...

Pinnacle
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2016: Nuts and Bolts

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendA thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a venture ...

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Cross-examining Expert Witnesses: 10 Steps to Success

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Expert witnesses offer unique opportunities but also specific challenges, and your ability to control your opponent's expert on the stand can make or break your case. In this focused, practice-oriented seminar, internationally-recognized litigation skills instructor Todd Winegar shares his Ten Steps to Success for cross-examining all types of expert witnesses. Combining discussions of strategy and ...

Seminar Partners
May 5, 2016

Training

The Rights of the Child in Practice

Kraków, Poland
Objective: This seminar will provide training on the promotion, protection and fulfilment of the rights of the child in the context of judicial proceedings. An exchange of best practice and the perspectives of different professionals concerned with children in justice will be promoted with the aim of exploring a multi-disciplinary approach to child-friendly justice. It is part of a project co-financed ...

Academy of European Law (ERA)
May 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendPretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to change, including new rules that went into effect on December 1, 2015. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice — pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement — have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing nature ...

Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2016

Conference

IBA's 27th Annual Conference on the Globalisation of Investment Funds

New York, New York, USA
Featuring experts from the fund management industry and regulators, this essential event in the investment fund industry calendar will once again hope to provide incisive panel debates and key insights into legal and regulatory developments - and their effect on the asset management industry.

International Bar Association
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE Marathon 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Illinois Professional Responsibility Marathon 2016 is designed to help attorneys practicing in Illinois meet their MCLE professional responsibility requirements, and will include discussion of best practices and new and emerging professionalism and ethical issues, including exploring topics such as civility, professionalism and inclusion in the law profession.What ...

Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2016: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide information ...

Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fourth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2016

Hong Kong, HKG
Why You Should AttendOur Fourth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2016 will feature a faculty composed of the leading legal practitioners, including in-house counsel, active in the Asian, U.S. and UK corporate and securities law fields, as well as key government regulators, prominent investment bank professionals and distinguished general counsel who will provide timely, ...

Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendPartnerships and limited liability companies are now the entity of choice for doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisitions....

Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendYou should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally. Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues. This day-long program attempts to address ...

Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2016: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORKWhy You Should AttendThis program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s ...

Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

Conference

Strategic IP Planning

London, United Kingdom
TOPICS TO BE COVERED AT THIS SEMINAR: Step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning Utilising a structured and rationalised IP strategy toolbox Competitive IP analysis: market positioning IP SWOT: align IP with R&D and business goals Performance: benchmarking, measures and KPIs Defining and prioritising an IP roadmap IP planning as part of your daily role: presenting your plan persuasively Experience ...

Management Forum Ltd
May 10, 2016

Course

Fighting Cybercrime: Between Legal Challenges and Practical Difficulties

Dublin, Ireland
Objective The terms "cybercrime", "computer crime", "computer-related crime" or "high-tech crime" are often used interchangeably to describe the phenomenon of the wide variety of criminal acts which may be committed remotely from the target area as a result of internet technologies. Due to the global nature of information networks, there is ever-growing vulnerability to cybercrime. To tackle this ...

Academy of European Law (ERA)
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

5th Annual White Collar Crime Institute

New York, New York, USA
White collar criminal investigations and prosecutions continue to dominate the headlines. In an evolving and dynamic enforcement landscape, the demands on and consequences for both institutions and individuals have escalated on a seemingly upward spiral. The scope and nature of white collar matters have become even more complex as large, cross-border, multi-jurisdiction investigations proliferate....

New York City Bar
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2016: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly sleepy backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead - during the ...

Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

Conference

Defending Law Firms from Cyber-attack Conference

Manchester, United Kingdom
Defending Law Firms from Cyber-attack Conference Cybercrime costs the UK around £27 billion every year With the 2015 Information Security Breaches Survey estimating that 90% of corporations having experienced a cyber security breach in the last year, cybercrime is a national scale problem that requires immediate action. Cybercrime costs the UK around £27 billion every year and although some government ...

Salford Professional Development
May 10, 2016

CLE

Health Impact Assessment: Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

Bordentown, New Jersey, USA
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) can be used to evaluate a proposed plan or project's potential effects on the health of a population. HIA provides evidence-based recommendations aimed at enhancing positive health impacts and minimizing negative ones. In this session, the New Jersey Health Impact Collaborative (NJHIC) will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment as a tool to promote ...

Rutgers University
May 10, 2016

Conference

Advanced EU Competition Law, London conference

London, United Kingdom
Get a guide to all the year's most significant competition law developments, delivered by some of Europe's top speakers, at this 25th annual IBC Legal event. More than 50 speakers with expertise from across the competition law spectrum… • Professor Richard Whish QC (Hon), Emeritus Professor of Law, King's College London • Sir Nicholas Forwood QC, Former Judge, General Court • Maria Jaspers, ...

IBC Legal
May 10, 2016

Conference

Defending Law Firms from Cyber-attack Conference

Manchester, United Kingdom
Defending Law Firms from Cyber-attack Conference 10th May 2016, Etihad Stadium, Manchester With the 2015 Information Security Breaches Survey estimating that 90% of corporations having experienced a cyber security breach in the last year, cybercrime is a national scale problem that requires immediate action. Cybercrime costs the UK around £27 billion every year and although some government ...

Salford Professional Development
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

State Sponsorship of IRAs or Qualified Plans for Private Sector Employees

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Moderator: Peter Kelly, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Employee Benefits Counsel of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, IL Panelists: Hon. Michael W. Frerichs, Treasurer of the State of Illinois & Chair of the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Board, Chicago, IL Courtney Eccles, Invest in Illinois Program Manager, Office of Illinois State Treasurer, Chicago, IL Carolyn C. McKinnon, ...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 11, 2016

Conference

19th Annual IBA Transnational Crime Conference

Panama City, Panama
Now in its 19th year this established conference is a must attend event for all criminal defence and regulatory practitioners, prosecutors, in-house counsel, international business crime lawyers, compliance officers, law enforcement officials and auditors. Topics will include: • 21st century financial crimes • Criminal liability in the transnational corporate environment • Criminalising free speech • ...

International Bar Association
May 12, 2016

Workshop

EStIF Workshop How to Most Effectively Use Technical Assistance for ESI Funds 2014-2020?

Warsaw, Poland
With the new Programming Period a number of changes for the implementation and management of Technical Assistance have been introduced, which consequently causes a lot of practical problems and uncertainties for Technical Assistance experts in their day-to-day work. What are the changes in Designing and Programming of TA in 2014-2020 and what are the lessons learnt from 2007-2013? Which costs are ...

Lexxion Legal Publisher
May 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent and Trademark Office are reshaping patent law, and this program will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of patent litigation. An expert faculty will cover the patent litigation process from start to finish, including actions brought in the District Court and at the International Trade Commission. From ...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2016

Course

Annual Conference on European Migration Law 2016

Brussels, Belgium
Key topics - The EU Action Plan on Return: current challenges and first results - National implementation of the Return Directive: a comparative assessment - Alternatives to detention: current trends and challenges - Current issues regarding procedural safeguards: return decisions motivation, translation and linguistic assistance, right to an effective remedy and legal aid - The criminalisation of ...

Academy of European Law (ERA)
May 12, 2016

Course

Cross-border Insolvency Proceedings

Trier, Germany
Objective This seminar will examine practical problems in applying the EU Insolvency Regulation thereby concentrating on the relation between insolvency proceedings and third parties’ rights in rem in respect to various assets. Following the wording of the Regulation, holders of security rights such as mortgages or pledges are supposed to be protected against the application of the lex concursus but ...

Academy of European Law (ERA)
May 12, 2016

Course

Double Prosecution and Conflicts of Jurisdiction in Cross-border Criminal Proceedings

Trier, Germany
Objective This seminar will explain the concept of ne bis in idem in criminal proceedings as currently defined by the EU and discuss its practical consequences for criminal law practitioners. Furthermore, the status quo regarding conflicts of jurisdiction in cross-border cases is presented and the practical consequences discussed.

Academy of European Law (ERA)
May 12, 2016

Conference

The Art of European Claim Drafting

London, United Kingdom
This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops. Attendees have the choice of either a mechanical or chemical workshop. PLEASE NOTE Attendees will benefit from bringing a copy of the European Patent Convention with them.

Management Forum Ltd
May 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

21st Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently celebrated its fourth anniversary and the consumer financial services industry is struggling to keep pace with the CFPB’s extraordinary number of regulatory and enforcement initiatives. At the same time state and other federal regulators and attorneys general are ramping up their activities, and the volume of private ...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2016

Seminar

eCTD Submissions of IND and NDA/BLA to the US FDA

San Diego, California, USA
Soon FDA will stop accepting paper submissions of all kinds of applications. Despite there being extensive information available from FDA and other regulatory bodies regarding eCTD submission, creating one and submitting it through the electronic submission gateway (ESG) of the FDA, is a daunting task even for those proficient in computer systems and coding languages. The off-the-shelf software and ...

ComplianceOnline
May 12, 2016

Seminar

COSO Framework for Internal Controls, Risk Assessment and Financial Statement Audit

New York, New York, USA
This course will address the procedures for conducting a risk assessment for errors and fraud. It will review risks for financial statement preparation, operations, and compliance. Methods for designing and assessing the effectiveness of internal controls, including the importance of monitoring the controls, will be discussed. Further, the instructor will review the COSO framework for internal controls ...

ComplianceOnline
May 12, 2016

Seminar

How To Conduct Workplace and Employee Relations Investigations

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From fact-finding to writing reports, this hands on 2 day seminar will cover the dos and don’ts of conducting workplace investigations so you can gain the confidence to be a competent and effective investigator. The first day includes learning combined with crucial exercises. The second day is a Mock Investigation where unlike in the real world, you can learn in an environment where mistakes don’t have consequences....

ComplianceOnline
May 12, 2016

Seminar

How to build and validate Excel spreadsheets for GxP compliance

Orlando, Florida, USA
This two-day seminar teaches how to develop and validate Excel spreadsheets for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. This training event covers all of the required features that have to be configured in Excel. In class you will create the validation documents for an application that you develop. We will use the risk based computer system validation approach that typically saves two thirds of the validation time and costs....

ComplianceOnline
May 12, 2016

Conference

International Conference "Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition law"

Chisinau, Moldova
The Allerhand Institute in partnership with the Moldova Competition Council is organizing the "Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition law" international conference in Chisinau. The Allerhand Institute is an independent advanced legal studies center, concentrated on the aspects of Polish and European legislation, including Corporate law, Intellectual Property law, Energy and Environmental law and Mediation procedures....

Allerhand Institute
May 13, 2016

Seminar

Change Management in IP

London, United Kingdom
By attending this practical one day course, attendees will:- Learn basic foundations on change management and how to apply them to your IP context Discover classic models of the change process applicable to the IP function Review state-of-the-art tactics to support the change process, including tactics directly actionable by IP professionals Take away a practical toolkit with a structured, step-by-step ...

Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2016

Seminar

International Licensing, Manufacture Under Licence and Technology Transfer Agreements

London, United Kingdom
Licensing agreements are frequently used by commercial entities and public or quasi public bodies, for the development of new business prospects and for cross-border expansion. This seminar will give practical advice on the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful deal. It offers a comprehensive overview of all the key matters to be considered – by the licensor and the ...

Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2016

New York, New York, USA
This program contains 5 NJ Newly Admitted categories for 7.8 hours. They are 1.4 credits of New Jersey Law Office Management (NA9), 2.2 credits of New Jersey Civil or Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Landlord/Tenant Practice (NA7), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Municipal Court Practice (NA8), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Real Estate Closing Procedures (NA5).This program, in conjunction ...

Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2016

Conference

12th Annual IBA Competition Mid-Year Conference

Mexico City, Mexico
This is a unique opportunity to hear a distinctive group of leading experts from the antitrust community, as we are looking at antitrust developments in the very important jurisdiction of Mexico in an international context. This event will include high-level speakers as: Alejandro Castañeda, Commissioner, Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission, Mexico City Benjamin Contreras Astiazaran, ...

International Bar Association - Latin America Office
May 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 ...

Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2016

Seminar

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
THIS SEMINAR WILL INCLUDE:- The often unseen traps posed by differing EU and US requirements Best practices for reconciling the EU and US requirements and drafting an application to: Maximise scope of protection Reduce objections Minimise costs and maximise flexibility Prosecution procedures EPO and USPTO approaches to rejections Responding to EPO and USPTO rejections, based on an optimised specification Limiting ...

Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2016

Seminar

CDISC Mapping and Strategies Implemented

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
CDISC requirements to create SDTMs and ADaMs are not easy to understand or apply. There are many rules and standards that must be mastered and maintained across global studies. Pharmaceutical companies and CROs supporting global studies have a need to apply proven methods that reduce confusion and improve documentation. With new members joining the study team, there should be a system to help standardize ...

ComplianceOnline
May 17, 2016

Annual Meeting

New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) Annual Meeting

New York, New York, USA
The New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Princeton Club of New York to welcome the new Officers and Board Members. NYIPLA is pleased to announce that this year’s Inventor of the Year recipient is Dr. Thaddeus Prusik. Dr. Prusik will be recognized for his numerous contributions to the development of low-cost, temperature ...

New York Intellectual Property Law Association




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