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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 3, 2014

Conference

Turkey & Middle East International Arbitration Summit

Istanbul, Turkey
For the first time, Kluwer Arbitration brings you our successful arbitration event to Turkey. The Turkey International Arbitration Summit is scheduled to be held on Wednesday 3 September in Istanbul. Kluwer Arbitration is the world's leading online resource for international arbitration research. It contains a wealth of commentary from expert authors and an extensive collection of primary source materials....

Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong Limited
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Understanding Qualified Longevity Annuity Contracts (QLACs)

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Final regulations on qualified longevity annuity contracts (QLACs) issued July 1st offer an unrivaled opportunity to extend the ability of 401(k) Plans and IRAs to provide retirement security for an aging population. The panel will focus on the following topics: * How the new regulations work to protect retirement buying power well beyond age 70-1/2; * The types of Deferred Income Annuities (DIAs) ...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
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

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 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

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 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 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 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

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 Webcast

ERISA Turns 40: The Past, Current and Future State of Pension Plans

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
FREE CLE webinar A retrospective, introspective and prospective look at ERISA through the development of pension plan law. This FREE CLE will take an in-depth look at ERISA’s inception, development and future by examining the development and maturation of the law, regulations and administration of pension plans. Since ERISA’s enactment in 1974, there has been much change and exponential growth in the retirement plan area....

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
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

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

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

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 ...

The City Law School
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
As 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. As a result, a working ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

Conference

Financial Modelling Fundamentals

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Learn to create professional models via a structured example that teaches how to incorporate & structure reams of information. Learn what to analyse & how to display the results via charts, data tables & conditional formatting. Key Learning OutcomesBuild a case study model and develop a straight-forward approach that can be used for all your financial modelling projectsThe skeleton structure, table ...

Informa Australia
Sep 10, 2014

Conference

Contract Negotiation & Influence Masterclass

Perth WA, Georgia, 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
Sep 10, 2014

Conference

Tendering Masterclass: Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, 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
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provided ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2014

New York, New York, USA
At this program, our expert faculty will focus on hedge fund structures, the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing new business issues such as expanding their business to include regulated funds, selling a portion of their business to an outside investor and managing a hedge fund in crisis....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 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
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2014: Complying With Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules in Washington – and in every state – are changing, and new court cases are affecting lobbyists, corporations, associations, and unions. Compliance with federal, state and local laws is more complex than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA), pay-to-play laws, as well as increasing pressure on corporations to disclose to shareholders ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

Seminar

Coordinating Post Grant Proceedings in the US and Europe - New September Meeting

London, England
The America Invents Act (AIA) has led to significant changes in the U.S. patent system. One such change is the creation of the new post-grant patent challenges. As of 1st April 2014, just 18 months after they went into effect, the USPTO had received over 1000 total petitions and the numbers continue to increase. This seminar will provide a detailed analysis of the new post-grant challenges as well ...

Management Forum Ltd
Sep 11, 2014

Conference

8th HR Legal Risks

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Hear what leading HR experts from top Canadian organizations are doing to avoid liability for non-compliance in HR practices • Get the latest update on HR compliance requirements • Learn how to write a clear and concise HR manual • Explore ways to cascade HR policies and procedures throughout your organization • Hear best practices for training managers outside the HR department in ...

Federated Press
Sep 11, 2014

Conference

15th Tax Planning for the Wealthy Family

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Highlights: • Hear from Canada’s foremost personal tax and estate planning experts as they discuss: • Strategies for using trusts to protect accumulated wealth in a tax efficient fashion • The latest judicial decisions, CRA rulings and other pronouncements • Most current developments in tax law pertaining to owner-managers and examine tax planning strategies in light of these tax changes • The interplay ...

Federated Press
Sep 11, 2014

Conference

Contract Law Advanced Masterclass for Non-Lawyers: Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia
Master your contract interpretation and preparation skills through this advanced program designed to extract, discuss, and interpret complex contract law issues and the real intent behind clauses, terms and conditions to generate true value for your business. Key Learning Outcomes Identify the legal issues which arise from using certain contract terms clauses Review select terms and conditions and ...

Informa Australia
Sep 11, 2014

Conference

Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment Conference

Miami, Florida, USA
Chaired by Anthony J. Oncidi, Proskauer Rose Labour & employment law remains a very local practice, yet employers are increasingly global. Latin Lawyer’s first Labour & Employment Conference seeks to present local L&E issues from across Latin America through the lens of a multinational with employees around the region. Senior in-house counsel from major multinationals active in the region will join ...

Latin Lawyer
Sep 11, 2014

Seminar

Family and Medical Leave Act - Seminar 2014 Washington DC

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Overview: The federal FMLA requires employers to grant eligible employees at least 12 weeks of unpaid medical leave in the event of an employee's serious illness or the serious illness of immediate family members. As much as 26 weeks of leave is available to families caring for certain military service personnel, in addition to leave to care for seriously ill or injured military personnel the FMLA....

TrainHR
Sep 12, 2014

Tele-
conference

Top 10 Most Made Payroll Mistakes and How to Avoid them - Webinar By Dayna J. Reum 2014

USA
Overview: This webinar will cover all the areas of payroll that can become common errors from calling someone an independent contractor that really should be an employee. Or if innocently taking money out of an employee's check that was overpaid and maybe legally it shouldn't be. This webinar will give the quick and dirty on how to stay compliant in the 10 areas that can be mostly costly to your company....

TrainHR
Sep 12, 2014

Conference

Latin Lawyer 5th Annual Private Equity

New York, New York, USA
Chaired by Todd Crider, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. Regional Private Equity 2014: Use it or Lose it After several years of robust fund-raising but middling transactional levels in Latin America, the industry is deploying its “dry powder”. Cooling conditions in capital markets due to lower growth prospects in key markets create greater need for private equity capital and corresponding opportunities....

Latin Lawyer
Sep 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2014

New York, New York, USA
As the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area - from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law, and consulting firms - will lead you through the emerging best practices and the current ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that IP lawyers need to know.A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discussing the many facets of current interest ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Taught by a faculty of expert practitioners from varied practice areas, this program will teach you real-world skills and knowledge important to your legal practice. By attending this program, newly admitted Illinois attorneys can also complete their requirement for a Basic Skills Course of no fewer than 6 hours.Practice techniques and procedures under the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct Professionalism ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

Conference

Contract Law Fundamentals for Non-Lawyers

Melbourne, Victoria, 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
Sep 15, 2014

Conference

Contract Administration Fundamentals - Perth

Perth, 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
Sep 15, 2014

Conference

Contract Administration Fundamentals - Perth

Perth, 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




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