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Feb 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

New York, New York, 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
Feb 2, 2015

Training

Getting Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Right! Worker Classification for HR Executives

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will help attendees comprehend how exempt and non-exempt workers are classified. It will offer key guidance for HR professionals to identify exempt versus non-exempt employees as given by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Why Should You Attend: This course will highlight classifications between exempt versus non-exempt employees as per the Fair Labor Standards Act. It will help determine ...

ComplianceOnline
Feb 2, 2015

Seminar

The Puzzle of Italian Employment Law

Milan, Italy
The Puzzle of Italian Employment Law : How to Solve the Riddle of the Italian Labour Reforms LEXELLENT Managing Partner and Associate Alessandra Rovescalli will provide an in-depth look at the recent proposed changes to Italian labour regulations and what impact they will have on business.

LEXELLENT
Feb 3, 2015

Training

Legal and Effective Behavioral Interviewing

Palo Alto, California, USA
In this webinar, HR professionals, and managers can learn how to prepare, conduct, and evaluate behavioral interviews when hiring or promoting employees; to eliminate subjective hiring decisions and increase effectiveness and validity in the selection process while following legal guidelines. Why Should You Attend: Have you ever been completely blind-sided by a job candidate? In the interview he ...

ComplianceOnline
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Taking & Defending Depositions: Strategic Tips & Techniques

New York, New York, USA
Litigators know that the deposition is a crucial opportunity to evaluate an adversary's case, challenge key theories and witnesses, and to seek admissions for use in a potential summary judgment motion or at trial. Whether you are a first-year litigation associate or a senior partner, come learn how to maximize your effectiveness at taking, preparing for, and defending depositions. Our panel of skilled ...

New York City Bar
Feb 3, 2015

Conference

Solicitors’ Costs Conference 2015

London, United Kingdom
Join some of the country’s top costs experts at this one-day IBC Legal event including Nicholas Bacon QC, His Honour Judge Simon Brown QC and Master Peter Haworth. Let them guide you through today's most challenging topics such as: 1. Important recent costs decisions, including Elvanite - what are the practical implications for you? 2. Ongoing challenges from the implementation of the Jackson Reforms 3....

IBC Legal Conferences
Feb 3, 2015

Conference

Solicitors’ Costs Conference 2015

London, United Kingdom
Join some of the country’s top costs experts at this one-day IBC Legal event including Nicholas Bacon QC, His Honour Judge Simon Brown QC and Master Peter Haworth. Let them guide you through today's most challenging topics such as: 1. Important recent costs decisions, including Elvanite - what are the practical implications for you? 2. Ongoing challenges from the implementation of the Jackson Reforms 3....

IBC Legal Conferences
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Fair Use: Factoring Copyright Limitations and Protections

, USA
This webinar will further the ongoing debate of whether recent court decisions regarding the statutory defense to copyright infringement under 17 U.S.C § 107 have unduly limited, if not overridden, some of the exclusive rights in copyrighted works as set forth under 17 U.S.C. § 106. To that end, the panel will also discuss the four factors found in § 107 prescribed to determine whether the use made ...

American Bar Association
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Multi-Employer Plan Legislation: Operation, Practicalities, Implications

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
The new Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 establishes a process for trustees of "critical and declining" pension plans to reduce benefits of retirees in pay status, provides expanded authority for PBGC to partition and facilitate the merger of troubled plans, and makes changes to the Pension Protection Act. Our panel of experts will discuss whether and how these tools can strengthen plan funding ...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low- Income Family Law Cases 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendMillions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. Attend this free two-day PLI program for an introduction to family law practice and then volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need.What you will ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

Seminar

Buying & Selling Land for Development in Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland
This course is for solicitors and surveyors who work for landowners, developers and development funders who want an in depth knowledge so as to enable them to advise their clients and to draft and revise contracts and documents with confidence. There is a real danger for practitioners in failing to spot and appreciate important issues that can impact significantly on the selling landowner's position ...

MBL Seminars
Feb 4, 2015

Seminar

A to Z of Company Law - In 2 Days

Edinburgh, Scotland
Whether you are new to company law or in need of a refresher this 2 day course is for you! It is skilfully crafted to focus on the key aspects of company law and is delivered over a 2 day intensive training programme. You will get the chance to dig deep into company law and obtain answers to any queries you may have. What You Will Learn Formation & Documents The nature of the company Types of ...

MBL Seminars
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle. At this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment. The ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 4, 2015

Conference

Dubai: 3rd Annual International Arbitration Summit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Kluwer Law is bringing again its highly successful global series of International Arbitration to the Middle East where a rise in effective Dispute Resolution is on an all time high. The Dubai: 3rd Annual International Arbitration Summit will be held at Park Hyatt Dubai on Wednesday 4 February 2015. Practitioners and delegates from all over Middle East will be here to network, present and understand ...

Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong Limited
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Surviving the Residential Real Estate Closing: Prepare or Beware

New York, New York, USA
Do you want to become more adept at anticipating and preventing problems before closing, and troubleshooting at the closing table when unanticipated situations arise? Are you worried about representing yourself, a family member or friend at an upcoming co-op condo or residential real estate closing? Here is your chance to "eavesdrop" on mock coop and house closings. The enactment of two fictional ...

New York City Bar
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Legal & Ethical Issues in Financing a Commercial Lawsuit: Borrowing from Peter to Sue Paul

New York, New York, USA
The “American Rule” that each party bears its own court costs has long presented a barrier to complex commercial litigation that only the well-heeled could surmount. The growth of alternative litigation funding, using lending from outside financiers, has started to take hold as a market solution to the age-old problem. Now, complex commercial cases involving blue chip companies, even entire portfolios ...

New York City Bar
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreement, ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

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 ...

The City Law School
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate Tax Forum (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOur 17th anniversary program will continue to focus on transactions, highlighting the tax problems encountered by practitioners in today’s typical commercial real estate transactions and structures, and examining the simple and sophisticated solutions being used by the experts. Panels of nationally-recognized real estate tax experts from major law and accounting firms will provide ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

Seminar

Understanding the New Land & Buildings Transaction Tax

Edinburgh, Scotland
The Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on transactions involving land and buildings in Scotland from April 2015. Whilst LBTT is similar to SDLT there are some significant differences. For example LBTT is a progressive tax, like income tax, rather than a slab tax like SDLT, LBTT will also chargeable on some retail licenses and there is no general sub-sale relief....

MBL Seminars
Feb 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendHuman Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protection and Justice Act in 2007....

Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWage and hour litigation remains steady in the courts, and is on the rise in arbitration. Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel must keep up to date on the latest legal developments and litigation trends, have knowledge of the nuances of paying employees correctly under state and federal law, and understand the pros and cons of arbitration agreements and class action waivers....

Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

Training

Essentials of State Aid Law and Procedures

Brussels, Belgium
How is the EU system of State aid control constructed? What are State aid exemptions? What is incompatible aid? Our experts will give you a comprehensive overview on the most important topics of the State aid system. The theoretical introduction will be combined with the presentation of various case studies. Our experts look forward to answering your questions and giving you first-hand advice.

Lexxion Publisher
Feb 10, 2015

Conference

2nd Women and Leadership in Technology

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Leveraging your personal brand to leadership positions • How to encourage better gender balance in your organization • Communicating effectively, leading with passion and strategically networking • Building future leaders through coaching and mentoring approaches • Communicating to ensure higher productivity • Women’s leadership strategies in corporate, SME and micro businesses ...

Federated Press
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Leadership for Lawyers

New York, New York, USA
Based on the American Bar Association book, Leadership for Lawyers, author Herb Rubenstein, member of the DC, MD, and VA Bars, and the New York City Bar Association, offers this course to improve the leadership skills of lawyers interested in gaining a competitive advantage in the profession. The course will cover: Successful leadership approaches in litigation and trials; leadership approaches to ...

New York City Bar
Feb 10, 2015

Seminar

Contract Law 2015

London, England
TOPICS TO BE COVERED AT THIS SEMINAR: Contracts fundamentals Protecting your position – liability and exclusion – latest cases Anti-corruption and Bribery Act clauses for contracts Warranties and guarantees Obligations and rights Managing contracts and contract termination in a tough economic climate Draft Consumer Rights Bill Review of recent case law SEMINAR LEADER: Susan Singleton – Singletons WHY ...

Management Forum Ltd
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPublic companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities and are under intense scrutiny from investors and regulators. Legal and regulatory changes, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and listing standards, as well as overall changing expectations in the marketplace contribute to this new challenging environment. Corporate governance provides the framework ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And that ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activity....

Practising Law Institute
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How To Get a Retail Liquor License in New York

New York, New York, USA
This course will be a detailed and in-depth review of the requirements for obtaining on and off premises liquor licenses including who may be licensed and statutory disqualifications, premises that can and cannot be licensed, and the process and procedure before the New York State Liquor Authority and the local Community Boards. It will cover the 200 foot rule, the public interest standard of 500 ...

New York City Bar
Feb 11, 2015

Training

European Funding for Research, Innovation and Competitiveness

Brussels, Belgium
Two-day training on EU instruments available for funding of research and innovation as well as on the legal issues ensuring compliance with EU rules. • Innovation as an objective of the Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 - The provisions of the ESIF regulation • Horizon2020 and other EU programmes directly managed by the Commission - in particular COSME, European Union Programme for Employment and Social ...

lexxion training
Feb 11, 2015

Training

European Funding for Research, Innovation and Competitiveness

Brussels, Belgium
Two-day training on EU instruments available for funding of research and innovation as well as on the legal issues ensuring compliance with EU rules. • Innovation as an objective of the Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 - The provisions of the ESIF regulation • Horizon2020 and other EU programmes directly managed by the Commission - in particular COSME, European Union Programme for Employment and Social ...

lexxion training
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

NY Green Bank: Looking Back on Its First Year and Plans for the Future

New York, New York, USA
Join Caroline Angoorly, Chief Operating Officer of NY Green Bank, and Paul Francis, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Guarini Center, for a look back at the New York Green Bank’s first year in operation and plans for the future. With its initial capital allocated to transactions agreed to in principle, what’s ahead for the Bank in 2015?

NYU Law: Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
Feb 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2015: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs commercial real estate and its financing reemerge strongly from the turmoil and the dislocation of the downturn of the late ‘00s, securitization is once again becoming a significant part of the real estate debt and equity markets. Capital markets lenders are again competing aggressively with traditional main street portfolio lenders for large as well as conduit loans....

Practising Law Institute
Feb 12, 2015

Conference

Consumer Protection Conference

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please join the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law for the 2015 Consumer Protection Conference in Washington, DC.

American Bar Assocation - Section of Antitrust Law
Feb 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIndividuals and business taxpayers are increasingly globalizing their personal and commercial activity and exposing themselves to greater legal and tax obligations. Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues. Comprehensive international tax and estate planning must consider marital property ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendNewly 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 Bridge-the Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2015

Seminar

Doing Business Cross-Border - Tax Issues & Opportunities

Edinburgh, Scotland
As more and more UK businesses are looking to extend their global reach, this intermediate half-day seminar will examine the opportunities and potential pitfalls for those wishing to expand overseas. What You Will Learn Buying and selling cross-border: Domestic rules VAT within Europe (and changes to services from 2010) Documentation points: international warranties/indemnities Tax treaties: their ...

MBL Seminars
Feb 17, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Attorney's Fees, Costs and Other Fee-Shifting Measures in Patent and Trademark Litigation

, USA
This program will provide you with an understanding of the different means by which attorney's fees and costs can be recovered in patent and trademark lawsuits. It will also include discussion on how the standards for recovering such fees and costs have changed in light of recent Supreme Court cases, often referred to as Octane Fitness and Highmark, and examples of recent motions for attorney's fees in the district courts....

American Bar Association
Feb 18, 2015

Training

Employment Law Webinar - Affordable Care Act Update for 2015

Fresno, California, USA
Susan K. Hatmaker, Esq. of Hatmaker Law Group along with guest speaker Alan Thaxter, Senior Client Consultant of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., will present a free webinar discussing an update for 2015 on the Affordable Care Act. Hatmaker Law Group's webinars serve as educational opportunities for employers, owners, managers, accountants, attorneys and human resource professionals to stay current with ...

Hatmaker Law Group
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

The Ethics of Disaster Preparedness for Lawyers: Confronting and Preparing for Disasters

, USA
Disasters come in many forms—whether a fire or flood in a lawyer's office building, or the havoc and destruction caused by a hurricane. They can result in total disruption of a law practice, either temporarily or, if there was inadequate preparation to deal with a disaster -, permanently. Could a lack of preparedness on the part of a lawyer constitute unethical conduct in violation of the Rules of ...

American Bar Association
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2015: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny. At this program, attendees will be provided with expert analysis regarding today’s hot topics impacting the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. A distinguished faculty of practitioners ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Spin-offs 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAn increasing proportion 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? This program will provide an in-depth perspective on: the factors that drive ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe challenges of creating an inclusive work environment remain great. At this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a renowned faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss significant legal developments that impact diversity, implicit bias, the current status of key diversity initiatives, and the challenges and best practices for achieving a diverse workplace....

Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe ability to speak clearly and confidently is important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners, making a pitch to clients, or addressing a courtroom. At this two-hour program, taught by a former practicing lawyer, you will learn techniques that will immediately improve your presentation skills.What you will learnYou will learn how to:Master effective physical delivery ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe program will review the professional responsibility issues confronting lawyers who advise clients in connection with securities and derivatives transactions, including the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.What you will learnWho the client is - organizations, not officers When to report wrongdoing: internally (up the corporate ladder and to the Board) and externally (to ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The SEC Speaks in 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should AttendAt the beginning of each year PLI presents, in cooperation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, The SEC Speaks program, providing an essential update on the current initiatives at the Commission as well as the priorities for the coming year. At this unique program, you will hear remarks by the Chairman and Commissioners, as well as panel discussions by senior staff ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendFor low-income families who often do not have the benefit of legal counsel, eviction can mean homelessness. Most are unrepresented. Won’t you volunteer to help those in our community who are most vulnerable? Get the legal training you need at this half-day program and then sign up with the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco and make a difference....

Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDuring the past twenty years, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have substantially revised the consolidated return regulations. These changes, coupled with legislative developments, judicial decisions, and published and private rulings, have dramatically changed the operating rules of consolidated returns. An understanding of these rules is critical ...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2015

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