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Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendCommercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, ...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPLI’s Outsourcing 2014 is a “must” for every lawyer with business clients engaged in outsourcing transactions!Outsourcing brings new opportunities and new risks for companies sourcing or providing critical services such as information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions.And there are newer ...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThis 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....

Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

Conference

Contract Law Fundamentals for Non-Lawyers

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

Informa Australia
Oct 28, 2014

Conference

2nd Information Governance for Law Departments

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Find out how to effectively deal with information governance business issues, policies and practices • Discover how the legal departments at the TMX Group and Morneau Shepell foster an information governance culture • Hear about the opportunities and risks of managing Big Data from Ricoh Canada • Discover key challenges to information governance • Find out how IBIS Corporation manages ...

Federated Press
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

2nd Annual Partition Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
Partition cases are infrequent, but sooner or later, most litigators, especially those dealing with real estate, will be confronted with a partition dispute. Attorneys with a general litigation mindset tend to be unfamiliar with the nuances of partition disputes. It is essential for attorneys to recognize when the unique partition remedies and procedures are applicable and how to use them effectively and efficiently....

The Seminar Group
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Dollars and Sense of Applying for Legal Malpractice Insurance

, USA
The task of completing the annual application for legal malpractice insurance is often viewed as a nuisance, and as a result, it frequently does not get appropriate time and attention. Firms may unknowingly leave money (in the form of premium dollars) on the table, or say things that affect the firm’s insurability, coverage or terms. Our panel of experienced industry professionals will discuss the ...

American Bar Association
Oct 29, 2014

Conference

The Art and Science of Patent Searching - Patentability, Validity and Infringement

London, United Kingdom
Through lecture and practical hands-on patent searching exercises, this three-day course comprehensively teaches how to conduct a professional patent search. Upon completion of the course, the attendees will have learned: How to approach a search in a systematic, methodical and exhaustive way. How to properly scope a search before even beginning How to carefully search by ECLA, IPC, and other classification ...

Management Forum Ltd
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIn the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms’ corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation. At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation in the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs....

Practising Law Institute
Oct 29, 2014

Conference

Contract Law Masterclass for Non-Lawyers

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Learn to better manage risk, systematically audit contracts & improve dispute resolution by examining advanced elements of contract law & contractual obligations. Become competent at assessing the legal advice you receive & interpreting it correctly to generate true value for your business. Key Learning Outcomes Gain new tools, knowledge and means to handle and develop legally astute and advantageous ...

Informa Australia
Oct 29, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

San Francisco, California, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

NELI
Oct 29, 2014

Training

Management Course Stage 2

London, United Kingdom
Essential for those who wish to develop their understanding of how a successful law firm operates, and the tools required to improve your own development and progression. This is the SRA Management Course Stage 2 which looks at some of the concepts considered in the Stage 1 course from a new perspective, and introduces new topics such as negotiation and business writing skills. It will demonstrate ...

The City Law School
Oct 30, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

San Francisco, California, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July. New Developments! Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both. Item 2: A discussion of ...

NELI
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state courts ...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

How to Be a Successful Associate

, USA
The seminar is designed to provide guidance to associates at an early stage of their career development that will put them on the road to success. Topics covered include core competencies such as communicating effectively (particularly when receiving projects, working on projects, and presenting conclusions), being rigorous with respect to research and writing, managing workload effectively (including, ...

American Bar Association
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual Successful Multi-Family & Mixed Use Development

Seattle, Washington, USA
According to the US Census Bureau, Seattle is the fastest growing city in the entire country, with an annual growth rate of 2.8%. Rain city added 18,000 new residents between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014, bringing the current population to over 652,000. Regional growth is also impressive, with 57,000 new residents added to the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area, for a total of over 3.6 million residents and growing....

The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Dealing in Drought: Development, Legislation and Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
2014 is being touted as California’s single driest year on record and severe drought conditions have brought the state to a crossroads. Is drought now going to be the new normal in California? This program will help attendees understand the impacts of drought on the competing needs of urban, agricultural and environmental water users. A diverse group of water leaders from state and local government, ...

The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Easements in Washington

Seattle, Washington, USA
Do you or your clients need access through an adjoining property? Do you need new and somewhat unique easements? Is your property subject to easements obtained by utility companies or the government? As the way we divide property interests change, so do easements and how we obtain them, value them and describe them. Even if you have been working with easements for years, join us for a very unique ...

The Seminar Group
Oct 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to appropriately advise their clients. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: class actions, treble damage litigation, government enforcement, and adverse publicity are all possible outcomes if mistakes are made....

Practising Law Institute
Oct 31, 2014

Workshop

National Workshop on Empirical Legal Research and Data Analysis

Lucknow, India
Amity university Lucknow is organizing "National Workshop on Empirical Legal Research and Data Analysis" from 31st October to 1st November. The workshop would mainly target young teachers and those pursuing Ph D. Besides, social scientists, research personnel with Govt. and non Govt. Sectors, and research scholars working in various streams of social sciences (especially from Law, Sociology, Political ...

Amity Law School, Lucknow Campus
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThe ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIn the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreements. The program ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendCompanies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

Training

State Aid & ESI Funds - for Operational Programmes and EU Funded Projects

Brussels, Belgium
The training focuses on State aid issues of particular importance for EU funds specialists: Concept of State Aid and Notification in Practice: State aid, assessment of State aid compatibility and notification procedure in a case involving EU funding Relation between State Aid and ESI Funds: the obligations of Managing Authorities with respect to State aid and options for securing the compatibility ...

Lexxion Publisher
Nov 3, 2014

Conference

Devil’s Advocate Auditor – Executive Decision Making

Philadelphia, USA
MAXIMISE YOUR RETURN ON DECISION MAKING The following are a few of the practical skills and tools that Devil's Advocate Auditors are trained to use:- Adopting Chain Analysis Assessing Analogues and Antilogs Business Model Analysis Grid Calibration Curves Competition Value-Added Matrix Failure Modes and Effects Analysis James-Stein Estimator Positive Deviance Project Attractiveness Score Sheet Risk ...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 3, 2014

CLE

NYU Law Energy Policy Discussion Series

New York, New York, USA
The event will focus on the New York Public Service Commission’s “Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)” initiative to reform New York’s electric energy industry and regulatory practices to promote greater system-wide efficiency, greater deployment of renewable energy and “distributed” energy resources, and greater use of technologies, products and services to increase demand elasticity and efficiency....

NYU Law: Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
Nov 4, 2014

Conference

International In-house Counsel Journal Competition Law Conference

London, United Kingdom
Focusing on "hot" topics such as UK Consumer Rights Bill, CMA update, Litigation, Merger Control, Abuse of Dominance, Cartels, Information Exchange, Global Antitrust Audits and Providing internal advice to senior management on competition law this interactive day will enable delegates to learn the latest strategies being adopted in-house. Here's a preview of what to expect: Paolo Palmigiano the ...

International In-house Counsel Journal
Nov 4, 2014

Conference

10th Managing Privacy Compliance

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Highlights: • Best practices for designing and implementing a privacy compliance program • The latest federal and provincial regulatory developments and enforcement priorities relating to privacy • How to prepare a privacy impact assessment • Strategies for minimizing the damage to reputation in the event of a breach • Legal risks associated with employee surveillance and monitoring • Minimizing ...

Federated Press
Nov 4, 2014

Conference

14th Mini MBA for Lawyers

Vancouver, British Columbia, 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 ...

Federated Press
Nov 4, 2014

Conference

4th Strategic Planning for Boards

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Highlights: • Engaging in what will be accomplished - not how to achieve the results • CEO’s strategic planning responsibilities • Ensuring alignment of the strategic plans with all other plans within the organization • Creating an active role for the board without usurping management’s role • Using strategic plan to allocate corporate resources • Linking risk management to the strategic planning ...

Federated Press
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendYou should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking, with a special emphasis on immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Many human trafficking survivors have complex and diverse needs that require the knowledge and intersection between multiple legal practices. This day-long program attempts to address the many legal ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThis three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operations....

Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

Seminar

Implementing the Legal Education and Training Review

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Julie Brannan, Director of Education and Training, Solicitors Regulation Authority and Simon Thornton-Wood, Head of Education & Training, Bar Standards Board This seminar will consider next steps for reform following last year's Legal Education and Training Review (LETR). The discussion is timed as key legal regulators are expected to set out finalised plans for implementing their ...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Nov 4, 2014

Conference

The future of the UK competition regime - assessing the impact of institutional and legal reform

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Sonya Branch, Executive Director, Enforcement, Competition and Markets Authority and a Ministerial speaker from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills This seminar will focus on the future of the UK's competition regime at a time of wide-ranging reform and restructure. It is scheduled to consider the future work and aims of the UK's new Competition and Markets Authority ...

Westminster Business Forum
Nov 4, 2014

Congress

1st International Congress on Constitutional Law and Political Philosophy

Belo Horizonte, Brazil
The First International Congress on Constitutional Law and Political Philosophy, organized by the Centre of Graduate Reserach Studies in Law of the UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais), has as central theme "On the Future of Constitutionalism and the Democratization of Constitutional Law". The event aims to reflect in a critical way about the systems of judicial review found in Comparative Law ...

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Nov 4, 2014

Seminar

Diversity : A Value Worth Defending

Milan, Italy
Diversity: A Value Worth Defending is the title of the next event, organised by Lexellent, on the subject of equal opportunities in Italy. This seminar will speak of diversity management in the workplace and how a principled management of human resources can be the key for growth and development in the business world. Following an economic analysis of gender diversity in the workplace , which will ...

Lexellent
Nov 5, 2014

Seminar

US Patent Practice - What Every European Practitioner Should Know

London, United Kingdom
US and European patent practice differ in many essential ways. The comprehensive programme of this course, with practical examples, will highlight and explain these differences from the US point of view, giving delegates a better understanding of the US system, and enabling them to work more effectively with their US counterparts and draft applications that can most effectively serve as priority applications in the US....

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law and Regulation of "Intermediary" Businesses 2014: Consumer-Facing Technology Providers, Online Platforms, and Online Media

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThe Internet has spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing technologies or services that bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, shaking up old industries and networks, and creating new business opportunities and challenges. New technologies and online platforms and marketplaces have changed ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Regulation Institute (46th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWe are pleased to co-chair the 46th edition of PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, the most highly anticipated annual review of the current state of securities regulation and corporate law and practice.This year’s agenda reflects significant developments in the securities laws, as well as changes in the business and legal environment, including: Continued implementation ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.What you will learnRecent financial, regulatory, and legal developments that impact nonprofit organizations Nonprofit governance developments and best practices The New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 Compensation issues: federal ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether you’re a newcomer to e-discovery or an experienced professional seeking a refresher, you should make sure this program is on your docketWith e-discovery permeating nearly every facet of litigation today, attorneys managing today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must learn to recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. This program will provide a solid grounding ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements - Part of the Management Forum Summit

London, United Kingdom
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND: Recognise and address the issues that arise when drafting and negotiating international clinical trial agreements (CTAs) Improve your CTA drafting skills Gain a better understanding of the legal, contractual, and practice issues that affect CTAs concerning investigational medicinal products View the issues through the differing perspectives of sponsors, universities, hospitals ...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Coming AIA IPR and PGR Tsunami for U.S. Pharma Patent Owners: A Call to Action

San Francisco, California, USA
To date, about 5% of the petitions filed under the AIA’s inter partes review (IPR) and/or post-grant review (PGR) proceedings relate to pharmaceutical subject matter. Those numbers are small but are expected to increase. And it is a sobering fact that well over 95% of all patent claims challenged in IPR proceedings have been held unpatentable and ultimately will be cancelled, barring appellate reversal....

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 5, 2014

Tele-
conference

How to Prepare & Deliver Legal & Effective Performance Appraisals

USA
Overview: It's often called the "most dreaded management task". It's the performance appraisal. How do you evaluate your employees' performance without soft peddling the difficult stuff or being hypercritical and risking a defensive reaction? In this program, Judi prepares managers & supervisors for this difficult, yet very important, job. Without a successful performance appraisal process, organizations ...

TrainHR
Nov 5, 2014

Conference

Competition Law & Regulation in the Telecoms & IT Sectors

Brussels, Belgium
20th annual forum Competition Law & Regulation in the Telecoms & IT Sectors - one of Europe's leading events Visit the website to save 10% on the delegate fee. The European Commission has just adopted a new EU telecoms law. The creation of a single telecoms market and a single authorization system will change the communications landscape forever. - What does it mean for the power of national watchdogs, ...

IBC Legal
Nov 5, 2014

Conference

8th Tax Planning for the International Client

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Hear how you can cross international borders without paying more tax than you have to • Examine criteria used by the tax authorities to determine residency status and what steps should be taken to become a non-resident for tax purposes • Look at ways to minimize departure tax • Explore tax planning for retiring abroad that will enable you to take advantage of opportunities • Get an ...

Federated Press
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Computers, Software, Biology: The USPTO and Supreme Court's Slippery Slope Explored

, USA
There has been an ever-increasing acceptance of the proposition that certain kinds of knowledge, some based in mathematics and others based in biology, deserve wider intellectual property protection. The most significant example has been the court’s allowance of newer life forms (albeit created from human ingenuity) and business method patents (mathematical computations in the form of programs executed on a computer)....

American Bar Association
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

San Francisco, California, USA
The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law and Claim Professionals who understand the issues faced by California professionals charged with preparing, evaluating and resolving complex construction disputes. This seminar will focus upon many of the factors that influence the outcome of complex project disputes including the importance of project documentation, the need ...

The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Building Value in a Wine Business

Napa, California, USA
The wine industry has experienced considerable change over the past few years as the importance of growing total business value has become an increasing priority. Whether the goal is family legacy or eventual sale and exit, owners and operators are aligned in the need to optimize the value of their brands, distribution systems and operating platforms in addition to their estates and hard assets. Unlike ...

The Seminar Group




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