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Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

New York, New York, 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 th...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Are you up-to-date on the important developments in federal civil practice and the implications of these developments for your cases? At Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015, a distinguished faculty of trial lawyers and judges will review and offer their insights into significant recent developments in the law.  The program will focus on the application of...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property issues frequently arise in the context of a variety of transactions, and this program will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of these special considerations while exploring the strategic role of IP in a company. Explore how to assess intellectual property as a strategic asset and how to monetize IP while avoiding costly mistakes. Additional topi...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 26, 2015

Seminar

A to Z of Double Tax Treaties

Glasgow, Scotland
This one day workshop style course will include plenty of interaction and case studies.

When can double tax treaties be useful?
How to apply the OECD and non-OECD treaty provisions to assist clients?
How to use the capital taxes treaties?
Delegates attending will get a good overview of the UK double tax treaties, how to apply their provisions, when they can help your clients, and k...

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MBL Seminars
Feb 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAsset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to borrow funds against their own assets as collateral to generate cash for working capital and capital acquisitions.In struc...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agency Contr

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 1 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Personal Management & Agenc...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2015

Seminar

Commercial Negotiation

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Negotiation has always been the one of the most important lawyer's skills both for commercial deals and for disputes. Now it needs essential honing in the new environment as more disputes are settled or decided by mediation/arbitration and many go to on-line dispute resolution.

What is the lawyer's role in these new contexts?
How best can we keep control of alternative dispute resolution...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 2 - Sound Recordings; Music PublishingThe morning will be geared toward a basic understanding of an artist-record company agreement with a mock negotiati...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.What you will learnDay 3 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment & Sports Litigation; FilmThe morning will provide an overview of book publishing agreement...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 4, 2015

Seminar

Reforming the courts and tribunals service - modernisation, infrastructure, efficiency and access

London, United Kingdom
Guest of Honour: Speaker confirmed from HM Courts & Tribunals Service

This seminar will consider the future of the courts and tribunals service in England and Wales. It is timed to consider key challenges ahead for Government's five year programme of investment in the courts and tribunals system, which aims to develop efficiency via the use of technology, improving the estate, and modernisi...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Mar 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendYou’ll hear expert panelists discuss: significant business and legal developments in the investment management area over the past year and important regulatory initiatives such as: The SEC’s regulatory agenda New money-market fund regulations New SEC staff guidance Potential new rulemakings relating to target date funds and exchange-traded funds Possible modifications of ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases!  What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing W...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Government Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate re...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2015

Seminar

Shares & Share Capital After the Companies Act 2006

Belfast, Northern Ireland
The final provisions of the Companies Act 2006 are now in force.

The Act makes extensive change to the rules on shares and share capital; out with the old (authorised capital), in with the new (redeemable shares) and lots more in between.

If you advise companies and or their directors on anything to do with shares share capital and dividends this seminar is a must for you. It is an i...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 11, 2015

Seminar

The Law of Debt, Diligence & Bankruptcy in Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland
The law relating to bankruptcy (sequestration) within Scotland has changed extensively over the last ten years. From being an awkward and protracted process through the sheriff court, it has moved to a more process-driven operation involving an application to the Accountant in Bankruptcy and now relatively few cases are heard in the sheriff court. The new procedures have made bankruptcy available ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend “Renters across the nation, and in particular in California, are locked in a pernicious squeeze of rising rents and stagnant incomes that has diverted a growing share of their paycheck to rent,” reports the Wall Street Journal (Conor Dougherty, “California’s Affordable Rental Housing Crisis,” February 11, 2014).  The Journal continues, &ldq...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2015: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The M&A market has returned to a period of increased activity, characterized by the reemergence of larger transactions.   In addition to large deals, the market has also seen a flurry of cross-border “inversion” transactions (which have been slowed by recent regulatory action), as well as spin-offs and a record number of activist campaigns. Continue...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Leases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability.  Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

Seminar

Advanced Tax Aspects of Reorganising the Family Company/Group

Glasgow, Scotland
This course builds on "Tax Aspects of Reorganising the Family Company/Group".

It looks at application of the Substantial Shareholding Exemption both in the context of the s110, IA 1986 reorganisation and the s213, ICTA 1988 demerger and also in preparatory intra group reorganisations.

It will also look at the availability of Business Property Relief for inheritance tax and the availa...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 13, 2015

Seminar

Tax Aspects of Buying & Selling SMEs

Glasgow, Scotland
There is a myriad of tax issues and different taxes to consider when advising on either the sale or purchase of an SME or its business. Whether you are acting/advising in the purchase or sale of a family business or private company getting the tax right is one of the key essential elements.

This seminar will give you all the latest thinking on this thorny subject. Delegates will gain a deep...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 13, 2015

Seminar

Negotiating Tax Indemnities & Warranties - A Practical Guide

Glasgow, Scotland
This seminar is aimed at accountants and solicitors who find themselves having to negotiate the tax indemnity and the warranties given on the sale or purchase of a private company.

The approach is practical and will examine typical clauses in the tax deed and look at specific warranties and how they might be amended.

The seminar will also cover the issue of disclosure as it affects ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2015: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Social Media 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Ethics permeates all areas of today's legal practice.  Risks to attorneys have increased dramatically with fines, censure and disbarment.  With the proliferation of social media, what types of personal information are companies permitted to access without the consent of their employees or applicants?  How is privacy and security addressed?  What do Federal...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

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

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPsychological issues in employment law are both unavoidable and fascinating. They help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice regarding a variety of employment issues, play a central role in litigation, shape damages analyses, and motivate or impede resolution of disputes, including employment lawsuits. Psychological issues often are at the core of incentivizing employees, n...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

Seminar

The Statutory Residence Test

Edinburgh, Scotland
The 2013 Finance Act received Royal Assent on 17 July and the UK finally had a statutory residence test.

Whilst the statutory residence test does bring greater certainty it is not without complexity. This course will provide a detailed overview of the test, discuss practical issues (including 2013/14 tax return completion) and consider the split year rules and the additional anti-avoidance ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 17, 2015

Seminar

Preparing for Partnership - A One Day Intensive Workshop for New & Future Partners

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Developing talented people has become a top priority for law firms. Nowhere is it more important to get this right than at the crucial transition point from associate to partner.

Investing in effective partner development can pay significant dividends through improved performance and by reducing the costs of wasteful staff and partner turnover.

Partners should not just be selected, b...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Security Disability 2015: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The reduction to writing of an agreed-upon understanding among parties can sometimes be viewed as a cursory step in formalizing a business relationship. Yet the manner in which concepts are expressed on a page is often as important as the concepts themselves. Solid contract-drafting skills are therefore essential tools to any professional who deals with transactions or busine...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How To Read Financial Statements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes. At this practical half-day event, a distinguish...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Limited Scope Representation 2015: Ethical & Practical Challenges (Free)

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 18, 2015

Seminar

Company Law Update - North of the Border

Glasgow, Scotland
This course is for those who are reasonably familiar with company law but through pressure of work have little time to keep up to date with the developments in the law itself. The course aims to explain the current state of company law now that the Companies Act 2006 has bedded in, to look at certain developments in insolvency law, and to discuss implications of recent case law in the context of d...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 19, 2015

Seminar

Legal Rights (A Wholly Scottish Concept) - The Hidden Traps

Edinburgh, Scotland
Legal Rights have been a very important part of Scots Law for many years - being conceived as a protection against unfair disinheritance. They are considered to be reasonably straightforward - but in truth they are not and can cause great difficulty in relation to the administration of a testate estate.

Why you need to attend - To understand that legal rights are not such a simple concept a...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2015: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Consumer bankruptcy lawyers are the solution for millions of individuals facing financial difficulties. This half-day program will provide legal and practical information for both experienced consumer bankruptcy lawyers and lawyers who do not regularly practice in this field, but are finding an increasing need to understand essential information in this area. The program will...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Investigations 2015: The Expanding Role of Electronic Information in Investigation and Response

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

New York CPLR 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

Seminar

A to Z of Buying & Selling a Private Company - In 2 Days

Glasgow, Scotland
This comprehensive two day course is designed for general corporate and commercial practitioners and those wishing to consider the step by step transactional and practical approach to a share deal. It will examine the actual documentation used and highlight the pitfalls and traps that may or may not become apparent during the transaction.

The commercial and legal viewpoint of both a seller ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 24, 2015

Seminar

Commercial Negotiation

Glasgow, Scotland
Negotiation has always been the one of the most important lawyer's skills both for commercial deals and for disputes. Now it needs essential honing in the new environment as more disputes are settled or decided by mediation/arbitration and many go to on-line dispute resolution.

What is the lawyer's role in these new contexts?
How best can we keep control of alternative dispute resolution...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This advances level program will provide an up-to-the-minute review of current trends and case law impacting the practice of trademark law today.  Essential for corporate and law firm attorneys who specialize in, or often find themselves involved in trademark law, this program brings together an outstanding expert faculty of practitioners and industry experts who will p...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As copyright law continues to become increasingly complex in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business, it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date.  In order to continue to provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, attend this program where you will learn about the latest developments from a group of leading experts ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. An expert faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everythin...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer 2015

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnEthics rules that govern behavior in negotiation, including: When is it permissible to communicate with adverse clients, directly or indirectly? What exposure does counsel have for participating in the negotiation and execution of contracts containing express or implied misrepresentations? Protecting sensitive information and responding to opponent’s probes for sensitive inf...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence.  Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expand your organization’s footprint.  We’ll discuss...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pension Plan Investments 2015: Current Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
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