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Aug 21, 2014

CLE

Public Sector EEO and Employment Law Conference

San Francisco, California, 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 Whistleblowing ...

NELI
Aug 21, 2014

Conference

Tendering Masterclass: Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
This highly practical course gives you the tools to optimise your procurement/category strategy. It provides advanced insights into managing tendering activity with a specific emphasis on writing tender invitations and requests. Key Learning Outcomes: Learn how to translate category management strategies into tendering activities. Understand key tendering issues from both sides of the tender transaction....

Informa Australia
Aug 21, 2014

Conference

Contract Negotiation & Influence Masterclass

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Apply advanced strategies & further develop your persuasion & influence skills to take your contract negotiation ability to the next level _ in both pre-contract & post-award phases of the contracting lifecycle. Key Learning Outcomes Discover how to prepare strategically for every contract negotiation Understand how to negotiate resolution of obstacles to contract formation Improve your capacity to ...

Informa Australia
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

17th Annual Labor & Employment Law

Seattle, Washington, USA
Please join our outstanding faculty for a discussion of the latest issues in Labor and Employment Law. Our annual event is a must for HR Practitioners, Labor and Employment Lawyers, Business Lawyers, In-house Counsel, and anyone with Human Resources responsibilities. Some of the important topics addressed include: Rightful Discharge Workplace Investigations Immigration Law Update Ethical Considerations Wage ...

The Seminar Group
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual South Florida’s Premier Labor & Employment Law Conference

Miami, Florida, USA
Labor and Employment law issues are confronting employers more than ever before. In response, The Seminar Group has gathered a distinguished faculty to provide up-to-the minute information on the most significant legal developments impacting today’s workplace. Employer executives, human resources personnel, and attorneys practicing labor and employment law will find this program to be a must-attend event....

The Seminar Group
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 disqualification ...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Meeting the Challenges of Corruption Scandals and Corporate Investigations in China

, USA
Recent corruption scandals and ongoing investigations of various sectors has brought media attention to the increasing challenges for compliance. As Chinese regulators strengthen their scrutiny, many multinational companies have found themselves in difficulties when they try to expand and compete in markets with different standards, market conditions, culture and legal environments. Even companies ...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The China Law Deskbook Series

, USA
The China Law Deskbook ABA-CLE Series is a five part CLE series on law in China. The first program will focus on corruption scandals and corporate investigations. The second program hones in on the due diligence when partnering with Chinese companies. The third program is devoted to labor and employment issues in China. The penultimate program targets dispute resolution in China. The final program ...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

Seminar

FLSA Conference 2014: Calculating Overtime Correctly under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Los Angeles, California, USA
Overview: For a law that has been around for so long, you would think that we would know what the FLSA means by now. Ever changing regulations and the multitude of suits being filed demonstrate otherwise. This webinar will go through all of the nuances of the FLSA and will cover the most frequent mistakes employers are making over and over again. We will discuss the employer/employee relationship ...

TrainHR
Aug 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

What a Homeowner's Attorney Needs to Know About Debt Collection, Foreclosure and Discrimination by California Homeowners Associations (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
There are over 42,000 homeowner associations (HOAs) in California alone. An estimated 8.6 million California homeowners are members. It seems likely that this number will increase substantially in the coming years. There are extensive legal requirements governing how an HOA may operate with respect to its treatment of individual homeowners, yet many homeowners find that those laws are not being followed, ...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

Miami, Florida, USA
If you only attend one seminar this year, make it the August 22, 2014 Miami, Florida, seminar on Construction Project Scheduling and Delay Claims. The Seminar Group has assembled several of the most respected and experienced leaders in the construction industry in the areas of construction law, scheduling, damages/forensic accounting, management and alternative dispute resolution. You will not find ...

The Seminar Group
Aug 23, 2014

Workshop

One Day Workshop on Right to Information: Perspective and Challenges

Bhopal, India
Concept Note The purpose of Right to Information Act, 2005 is to provide citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority. India as a largest democracy of the world requires an informed citizenry and transparency of information which are vital to its functioning and also to ...

School of Law
Aug 25, 2014

Seminar

Life Cycle of Cross Border Investments - The Pitfalls and Risks

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Over the last century, the volume of world trade is growing at an average rate of 6%. Asia among the all geographic regions has been engaged in a major transformation and has become an investment destination of choice. With the rise in Foreign Investment, the role of emerging countries have suddenly increased as the destination and origin of capital flows and thereby inviting more and more cross border ...

Conferitus Conferences LLC
Aug 26, 2014

Conference

Contract Administration Fundamentals

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
A combination of theory, best practices & expert practical instruction examining contract planning, reporting, the claims & variations processes coupled with useful tools & systems to streamline the role of contract administration. Key Learning Outcomes Examine the process of entering into contractual relationships Understand contracts: how to read, interpret and evaluate them Examine the key aspects ...

Informa Australia
Aug 26, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Advising on the Impact on Patentability of Commercial Use of a Trade Secret

, USA
Since the 1830s, a nonstatutory, judicially-created rule has provided that secret commercial use of an invention by its inventor for more than a year barred patentability only as to that user. Since the passage of the AIA there has been considerable controversy as to whether the language in 35 USC 102 (a), "or in public use, on sale, or otherwise available to the public" has abrogated the forfeiture rule of D....

American Bar Association
Aug 26, 2014

Tele-
conference

Accounting and Tax Procedures Webinar: Maximize your Deductions and Minimize Problems with The IRS

USA
Overview Small business owners and startup companies often lack the resources to hire someone to properly set up their accounting system and their policies and procedures. They often don't know what they can and cannot deduct and, even if they do, they are unsure of the proper documentation requirements. This webinar has been developed by a CPA who has been licensed for over 30 years and has worked ...

Compliance4all
Aug 26, 2014

Tele-
conference

Preventing, Investigating and Solving Claims of Workplace Bullying - Online Seminar

USA
Overview: From a teamwork perspective, high performing teams motive each other to increased performance, not into poor performance. Some employers can be insensitive of how their workplaces support and in some circumstances, even encourage bullying. Nevertheless, all employers can take simple steps to prevent, look into complaints and dispatch with episodes of bullying. Areas Covered in the Session: Identifying ...

TrainHR
Aug 27, 2014

Tele-
conference

Procure-to-Pay Fraud: Detecting and Preventing Purchasing, Receiving and Disbursement Fraud

USA
Overview:Procure to pay is the target for fraudsters of many kinds both inside and outside your organization. Consider the possibility of receiving a perfectly legitimately-looking invoice which gets approved and processed before it is determined that the sender of the invoice is a "ghost" vendor with nothing more than a postal box for an address. Or-the case of the large retailer whose Accounts ...

TrainHR
Aug 27, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Impaired Driving Risk Assessment: Reducing Recidivism

, USA
This webinar will provide information vital to judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys and other criminal justice practitioners concerning the sentencing of impaired drivers. The use of evidence informed risk assessment tools can help to identify the criminogenic thinking and characteristics that are identifiers for potential repeat offenders. Assessment tools can also assist with matching an impaired ...

American Bar Association
Aug 27, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Accidental Nonprofit Lawyer

, USA
Forgot to attend the meeting of the homeowners association? The pastor gave you an offer you couldn't refuse? As a lawyer recruited to a nonprofit board, you will be expected to address legal issues affecting the organization, as a lawyer. Serving as a volunteer board member does not prevent you from developing a lawyer-client relationship with the organization if you are relied on for legal advice....

American Bar Association
Aug 28, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

E-signatures: How the Law Is Handling This Modern Aspect of Contracting

, USA
In today's world, we are moving further away from paper and reducing our contracts and commitments to electronic documents. With this evolution and movement away from tangible paper, even our signatures are moving into the modern era. From the self-service supermarket checkout and its electronic signature pad to PDF contracts with an electronic signature box, e-signatures are replacing quill and ink....

American Bar Association
Aug 28, 2014

Tele-
conference

Financial Modeling - Mastering the Power of Sensitivity Tools

USA
Overview Join us for 90 minutes to learn how to put the powerful sensitivity tools of Microsoft Excel to work in your models. Learn the top 20 best practices of solid model design, development and delivery. Seasoned financial analyst, Miles Hutchinson, will show you how to unlock the power of scroll bars and spinners, goal seek, one and two-input data tables and scenario manager in your models. Areas ...

Compliance4all
Aug 28, 2014

Tele-
conference

Wage and Hour Compliance: Its More Than Just Calculating Overtime

USA
Overview: This webinar concentrates on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requirements for wage and hour law that must be followed in the payroll department. Topics include calculating overtime correctly, workweek and workday definitions, travel time, minimum wage, and posting requirements. But there are more requirements than just the federal that payroll must handle. Areas Covered in the Session: Federal ...

TrainHR
Aug 31, 2014

Symposium

The 24th Oxford Offshore Symposium 2014

Oxford, United Kingdom
The annual Oxford Offshore Symposium is now in its 24th year. The week long event welcomes Nigel Goodeve-Docker of Down End Office, UK as its Director of Studies. The Symposium is open to all professionals engaged in offshore or international financial planning activities and holding relevant degrees or experience. Places are strictly limited in order to maintain a high Lecurer/Participant ratio.

Offshore Investment
Sep 1, 2014

Conference

Building a Contract Scorecard

Brisbane QLD, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
THE guide to designing outcomes based contract benchmarks. An upfront investment in your contracts, from a commercial rather than legal perspective, is probably the single most influential activity you can undertake; attend this course to learn to nail down key outcomes & avoid: lack of focus, inconsistent objectives, hidden costs & deteriorating relationships. Key Learning Outcomes Learn what is ...

Informa Australia
Sep 2, 2014

Course

Commercial Law Summer School

Cambridge, United Kingdom
A comprehensive guide to commercial law for in-house counsel, commercial lawyers and those whose roles require a solid understanding of commercial law. Examine the full spectrum of commercial law by attending this residential Commercial Law Conference: Gaining a solid foundation in the essentials of commercial law, whilst also understanding the significance of the latest legal developments and business ...

IBC Legal
Sep 2, 2014

Course

LLM, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Communications Law

By distance learning, United Kingdom
By ditance learning Studying at Queen Mary University of London This unique distance-learning programme draws on the established teaching strengths and leading research reputation of CCLS in the fields of Digital IP Law, Media Law, Telecoms Law and IT Law. By studying for either the LLM, Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate you will: • Gain expertise in the legal regimes governing the supply and ...

IBC Legal Conferences
Sep 3, 2014

Conference

Developing Contract Specifications and KPIs

Brisbane, 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 specifications Gain ...

Informa Australia
Sep 4, 2014

Seminar

The new regulatory framework for pensions and the future for the annuities market

London, United Kingdom
This conference will provide delegates with an opportunity to discuss the impact on people who are retired or approaching retirement, and on the pensions industry, of the new regulatory landscape following the passage of the Pensions Act and the Government's reforms to the retirement savings rules announced in the 2014 Queen's Speech. Delegates will discuss the implementation of the Pensions Act's ...

Westminster Employment Forum
Sep 4, 2014

Seminar

The future of legal services regulation

London, United Kingdom
uests of Honour: Shailesh Vara MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid and Chris Kenny, Chief Executive, Legal Services Board Timed to consider Government's current Review of Legal Services Regulation, delegates at this seminar will discuss the future of the legal services market's regulatory framework, and latest thinking on its possible reform. Sessions ...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive drafting exercises. Ethics ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope representation, that cause many ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Estate Planning Institute (45th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
If you handle estate planning, life insurance or transfer tax planning . . . be sure to add this program to your calendar!Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring right now. However, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable under the current tax laws....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2014

Conference

Contract Claims, Variations & Disputes Masterclass

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
This course will provide an expert, comprehensive review of managing issues that arise out of contracts; how they can be identified, substantiated, managed & assessed in accordance with contractual requirements & best practice. Key Learning Outcomes Understand the aspects of contract administration that impact claims and disputes Establish what issues/claims are and when they occur Properly identify ...

Informa Australia
Sep 9, 2014

Seminar

Patent Box - New meeting

London, United Kingdom
Chairman: Gwilym Roberts - Partner, Kilburn & Strode Speakers: Trudie Alder - Senior Tax Manager, International Tax Services, Ernst & Young LLP Kim Paykel - International Tax Manager, Ernst & Young LLP Chris Thornham - Partner, Taylor Wessing LLP Tim Worden - Partner, Taylor Wessing LLP Karolina Plent -Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing LLP Representative from HMRC - to be confirmed

Management Forum Ltd
Sep 9, 2014

Conference

11th Taxation of Financial Products and Derivatives

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Hear from our faculty of leading Canadian tax specialists to get senior-level, up-to-date tax information on financial products and derivatives • Get a detailed overview of what is in the capital markets • Update your knowledge of recent case law affecting the tax treatment of structured products and derivatives • Analyze the tax consequences of cross-border financing techniques and ...

Federated Press
Sep 9, 2014

Conference

12th Mini MBA for Lawyers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Discover how to properly analyze financial statements and interpret a company’s financial signals • Firm up your grasp of the valuation process so you can better understand quantitative assumptions and methods on behalf of your clients • Explore the active role of corporate counsel in an M&A and the impact valuations play • Get up to speed on the role of corporate counsel in risk management....

Federated Press
Sep 9, 2014

Conference

3rd Mining Agreements

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Review the basics of mining contracts, touching on key risks, clauses and legal loopholes that can arise • Examine key considerations when selecting and developing your mining project contract structure • Uncover best practices in drafting pre-transaction and early stage agreements • Examine key clauses in mining agreements and obtain practical drafting tips • Explore ways to approach, ...

Federated Press
Sep 9, 2014

Conference

Medical Law and Practice Conference 2014

London, United Kingdom
Legal and ethical standards in the medical arena continue to evolve at a rapid pace and professionals working in the industry have a vast array of important subjects on which to keep thoroughly informed: •Within the last 12 months, further challenge in the Courts on the issue of so called “Right to Die” or “Assisted Suicide” and legislation to be considered by Parliament provide many conundrums – ...

IBC Legal Conferences
Sep 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The M&A markets were relatively flat throughout 2013, punctuated by episodic but unsustained bursts of activity. By contrast, 2014 appears to be off to a more robust start. The variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Will the tough markets ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2014

Tele-
conference

Detecting Frauds in Purchasing and Payables

USA
Overview Fraud and abuse losses continue to significantly impact as many as 70% of businesses, governments and non-profits annually. Purchases (from large projects to minor daily expenses) can represent as much as 60% of an organization's spending and provides those looking to steal and defraud an attractive target. Awareness of the most common fraud approaches in the procurement and accounts payable ...

Compliance4all
Sep 10, 2014

Tele-
conference

Forms W-4 anf W-2 - Update and Best Practices for 2014

USA
Overview Learn the latest updates on Form W-2 and Form W-2 wage and withholding reporting. This webinar will prepare your staff for the upcoming filing year, improve your employee reporting set-up and maintenance practices, and reduce your risk of complaints & penalties from the IRS. Experienced CPA and businessman Miles Hutchinson will review the current law and regulations regarding the filing of ...

Compliance4all
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Evolving Financial Landscape for Renewable Energy

New York, New York, USA
The Evolving Financial Landscape for Renewable Energy Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST) New York University School of Law Lipton Hall, D'Agostino Hall 108 W 3rd St New York, NY 10012 1.5 CLE credit available. Wine and cheese reception to follow. Leading experts from industry, finance, and government will provide insights into the current financing landscape for renewable energy....

New York University School of Law
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethical Considerations in Business Development and Marketing

, USA
New partners often find themselves with increased expectations in the area of business development and marketing. To make matters more difficult, many are unaware of the often complicated ethics rules that come into play when engaging in these practices. This 90-minute webinar will provide you with successful techniques on how to build or increase your book of business using tools that span from live ...

American Bar Association
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
With the continued expansion of new media outlets and the growing importance of social networking, advertisers are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program brings together top in-house and firm practitioners who will share their expertise and provide strategies for managing the legal risks and avoiding the pitfalls that ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Although the recession is beginning to even out and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in the decline, the recession continues to affect financially marginalized people in disproportionate numbers. Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand. There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at all levels. The practice of ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2014: Managing the Risk

New York, New York, USA
In today’s interconnected world, cyber attacks are wreaking havoc on organizations around the globe. No entity is immune, and cybercrime targets are found in every industry sector from retail to banking to government. Media reports of the staggering number of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks attest to this trend, and more recent events have dwarfed earlier hacking incidents.In February, ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2014: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Hotels are being bought, built and financed at a dizzying pace across the U.S. and globally. This program will draw on the experience of in-house counsel with major hotel operators and lenders, hotel management executives, outside counsel, and other hospitality professionals to explain how your client or company can capitalize on many of the dynamic issues of this interdisciplinary type of practice....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

Training

Management Course Stage 1

London, United Kingdom
Our comprehensive course helps you to understand what constitutes as a successful law firm. Management Course Stage 1 is the compulsory SRA course that all newly qualified solicitors are required to take following qualification and before the end of their third CPD year. By understanding the goals of your organisation, you will be able to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively at every level ...

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