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Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 all IP lawyers need to know. Listen to a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discuss best practices...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets.  The Dodd-Frank Act and other regulations have changed and are continuing to change how these important instruments are regulated and transacted.  This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their current environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that all...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Dodd-Frank Act established a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products.  That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC.  For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and has most ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Learn the ins and outs of post-grant trial proceedings. Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, for an in-depth analysis of the USPTO’s post-grant patent trial (“AIA Trial”) proceedings.  AIA Trial proceedings continue to be pursued in record number, and the PTAB is now the busiest patent court in the United States. Moreover, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice where th...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend New technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or counsel a technology company or any other company that creates or works with trade secrets – which means any company – this course will teach you what you need to know t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2017: How the SEC Works

New York, New York, USA
Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer these laws. In this program, you will be given an introduction to the federal securities laws as well as the operating divisions at the SEC that administer the laws. You will be provided with what you need to know about how the SEC administers the securities laws — a...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

New York, New York, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why You Should Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to compa...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Online Platforms 2017: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The Internet and networked technologies have spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing products 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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Technological innovation, Federal Circuit appellate oversight, and Supreme Court decisions continue to drive significant changes in the law. At this program, several different perspectives on many of the most pressing issues will be offered by experienced practitioners. It is designed to give you the information you need to maintain your practice edge, concentrating on new d...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing For Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hedge fund activism has become a ubiquitous feature of the corporate landscape, affecting public companies of all sizes. As the phenomenon has become more commonplace, it has also become more diverse, and the means of addressing it and being prepared for it have evolved. Learn about the current state of hedge fund activism and best practices for preparing for and engaging wi...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies continue turning 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 of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies continue turning 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 of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to companies of all types.    Such programs are a necessary tool to manage the substantial risks posed by employee and third party misconduct.  Compliance and ethics programs also help mitigate the harm from violations when they occur.  Companies that achieve success in this realm minimize...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 7, 2017

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

London, United Kingdom
This intensive one-day programme, delivered by experts in the field, will provide you with a full understanding of the importance of CTAs. It will describe how the regulatory environment affects them and explain the typical clauses which make up a CTA and what the key differences are between European and the US. By the end of this seminar you will be confident in spotting and addressing issues whi...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation

New York, New York, USA
What You Will Learn IPOs and public offerings by seasoned issuers Private offerings and public offerings by smaller reporting companies Legislative and regulatory developments in a new administration Focus on disclosure: regulatory action and practical considerations What’s new in accounting and financial reporting? Ethical issues in transactional settings ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance Forum 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch. Why You Should Attend Financial services firms’ corporate compliance and ethics programs continue to be under intense regulatory scrutiny. Many new rules have been issued which impact the manner in which financial services firms operate. At this program, attendees will get a...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend New technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or counsel a technology company or any other company that creates or works with trade secrets – which means any company – this course will teach you what you need to know t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice where th...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend You won’t want to miss this popular program, in which the masters of the bar and the bench come together to give you valuable and useful insights on jury trials.  We have assembled the most experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, to give you their perspectives on jury trials.  There is no better way to lear...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ohio New Lawyers Training 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Why You Should Attend  Newly admitted Ohio attorneys must complete 12 hours of New Lawyers Training by the end of their first biennial compliance period. Three of the 12 hours MUST consist of instruction on topics related to professional conduct, professional relationships, obligations of lawyers, or aspirational ideals of the profession; instruction on topics related to fundamental law offi...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2017

Seminar

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO Boards of Appeal due to incorrect original drafting. Added subject matter is a recurrent problem: Amendments made during grant procedure, to take account or new prior art, amount to added subject-matter, often fatal in opposition procedure before the EPO, and national courts.
Sufficiency of disclosure can also b...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue: Complete clarity is required to distinguish the subject-matter of a claim from prior art, and an unclear claim can be interpreted to the disadvantage of the applicant or proprietor.
The ‘problem/solution’ approach is not officially part of the EPC, but is a criterion which has been developed by case ...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Business of Open Source Software 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address the critical issues that IP, technology and business lawyers need to consider when handling open source software in today’s economy. Armed with this information, you will be better able to help your clients make intelligent choices and decisions about how to take advantage of the benefits and manage the risks presented by open source software. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you must be up to date on the current state of the law and able to quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. Outside and in-house lawyers with national reputations in patent litigation will offer guidance on trying and managing bench and jury patent trials, as well as U.S. Patent Office post-g...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This 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 operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Strata Title: New Law, New Regulations, New Schemes

Sydney, Australia
The New Strata Building Bond and Inspection Scheme: Prepare Now or Pay the Price Later
Presented by Alex Ilkin, Director, Alex Ilkin & Co; author, Strata Legislation Handbook NSW: 2016-2017 and NSW Strata and Community Schemes Management and the Law, Thomson Reuters

Urban Renewal: Walking the Strata Sale and Redevelopment Tightrope
Presented by David Bannerman, Principal, Bannermans L...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 16, 2017

Seminar

Motor Vehicle Accidents: The New Legislation and Regulations

Sydney, Australia
Pick your pun: A roadmap to the game changing legislative reforms. Getting directions to navigate the new regulations. A scenic tour through the latest motor vehicle accident cases.

Is that all a little much? Maybe, but drastic times call for drastic measures, and these are drastic times indeed.

With sweeping reforms turning the sector on its head, now’s the time to take the opport...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics of Electronic Information 2017: Competence, Confidentiality, and Other Ethical Conundrums

New York, New York, USA
Electronic information is all-pervasive and its use and misuse can pose serious ethical problems for attorneys. Attorneys use electronic information to communicate with the public and with clients, to advertise their services, and to prosecute and defend litigation. Electronic communications have now expanded to include social media and that media poses expanded opportunities and risks for attorne...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

One-Day Patent CLE Seminar

New York, New York, USA
Attend a panel style CLE event focused on current issues in IP.

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New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Nov 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The role of the in-house counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies.  It is essential for all in-house counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business m...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2017

Seminar

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

*In such a highly regulated industry, understanding the key challenges of negotiation and drafting an effective and watertight contract on an international level is a complex topic. It is vital that both legal counsel and commercial executives not only have the key skills and tactics to create a win:win scenario but also the knowledge to ensure any agreement is within the la...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 21, 2017

Seminar

Drafting and Managing Pharmaceutical Safety Exchange Agreements

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

The effective management of the pharmacovigilance aspects of commercial agreements is essential for all parties involved. Ensuring the inclusion of key pharmacovigilance-relevant terms in agreements and monitoring compliance with them can be challenging, but is essential for compliance with current regulatory requirements relating to medicinal products.
This interactive s...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 21, 2017

Seminar

Copyright Innovation, Enforcement and Update

Sydney, Australia
What’s a copyrighted work actually worth? The grim truth: not much if you’re not across the latest developments in the area. If you want to extract value from a copyright, enforce a copyright, or attack someone else’s claimed copyright, you have to understand how the Government’s Innovation Agenda affects copyright, how enforcement works in the digital age, the devilish details of software copyrig...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 22, 2017

Seminar

Estate Disputes and Litigation: Capacity, Evidence and Conflict of Interest

Sydney, Australia
Estate disputes can go from routine to an absolute disaster zone at a moment’s notice, particularly if you’re not on top of the latest developments in the area and the best practices and procedures you should be employing at all times. Master how to deal with expert evidence, knowledge and approval of testamentary capacity and the dangers in conflicts of interest for executors, all while gaining a...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 22, 2017

Seminar

Shipping and Maritime Law

Sydney, Australia
Examine critical legal developments that arise from port to port and everything in between. Bring yourself up to speed on changes to labour and employment law, cartels, the latest technologies impacting shipping and maritime law and critical insolvency issues impacting the sector. Arm yourself with cutting edge legal updates to ensure you’re equipped to avoid the turbulent legal seas.

Chair...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 22, 2017

Seminar

Contentious Contract Clauses and Consequences

Sydney, Australia
A clause by any other name… could mean something completely different. Whether you agree or disagree with this statement is up for debate in this high level program. Join senior and junior counsel and a leading litigation partner to spend an afternoon examining commonly used (and at times dangerous) clauses that are responsible for many costly disputes.
Chair: Michelle McMahon, Barrister, 6 St...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 23, 2017

Seminar

Data Breaches, Privacy and Reporting Obligations: Are You Prepared?

Sydney, Australia
The threat of a cyber attack or a data breach is inescapable, and should one occur the consequences have never been direr. Organisations are under tremendous pressure to review the strength of their policies and processes to protect from an attack and to comply with the new reporting obligations should one occur, so you, your client or your organisation had better be ready to rise to the challenge...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "Ethical Implications of Social Media Use for Lawyers" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Why You Should Attend Attorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 29, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend New expectations are being placed on boards in critical areas of governance, including disclosure, oversight of complex operational issues, risk management, board succession, audit committee oversight, executive compensation, and responsiveness to and communication with investors pressing different concerns. In addition, in years past the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Corrupt ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 29, 2017

Seminar

Quality assurance and standards in legal services

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will focus on the priorities for ensuring quality and upholding standards in the legal sector.

It is timed to consider next steps for the implementation of the recommendations within the Competition and Markets Authority’s legal services market study - which found that the market was not working well for consumers, and included provisions to increase competition and transparenc...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Dec 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program provides an in-depth analysis of current market conditions and the changing legal environment, and is geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner. Our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world. The program wil...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice where th...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies continue turning 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 of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business t...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

Los Angeles, California, USA
This 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 operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2017: Current Developments in Legal Ethics-Competence Issues-Elimination of Bias

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend California’s MCLE compliance deadline of February 1, 2018 is fast approaching for Group 2 (attorneys with last names beginning with H-M). Attend this program and satisfy all of California’s MCLE special requirements at this fast-paced and up-to-the-minute event! A faculty of outstanding California lawyers and other professionals, who are recognized leaders in thei...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Medicare and Medicaid 2017

New York, New York, USA
At some point in life, most Americans will qualify for either Medicare or Medicaid, or have friends or loved ones who do. Yet, few understand how the two government health care programs work. Whether you work with clients who may benefit from Medicare or Medicaid; work with health care providers, hospitals, pharmacies, or health insurance providers who are compensated by Medicare of Medicaid; or s...

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