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Jul 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn effective negotiation skills and techniques by observing an expert faculty in simulated bargaining, by critical analysis of tactics and techniques, and by participating in an actual negotiation. What successful negotiators do at every stage of the negotiation process When (and how) to use an adversarial strategy and when (and how) to select a problem-solvi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2014

New York, New York, USA
FINRA continues to focus on perceived fairness in the arbitration process and in so doing is developing new rules and procedures regarding arbitrator classification, the compositions of arbitration panels and broadening the arbitrators’ authority to make referrals during an arbitration proceeding. In 2014, FINRA will continue its efforts with regard to employment disputes, requests for expungement...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Medical Marijuana in Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to Nevada’s revised medical marijuana laws and businesses, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. It will also provide the practical advice medical marijuana facilities and their attorneys need to know.

Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and state officials about the chan...

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The Seminar Group
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Advocacy 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for. In this full-day program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk about the best way to prepare and present a case to a jury. We will cover what you need to do before the trial begins, in limine motions, jury selection, op...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free)

New York, New York, USA
PLI recently offered training on basic Public Assistance and Food Stamps (SNAP) eligibility. The intricate web of rules for these two programs is further complicated by the fact that there are special rules for certain populations. Immigrants, people who are homeless, and people with disabilities are among the populations who experience various exceptions or modifications of the usual program rule...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA: The Evolving World 2014

New York, New York, USA
A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for intended t...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Bar Review Course

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Patent Resources Group
Aug 6, 2014

Seminar

Communication Alchemy Summer School

London, England
There is a 20% discount if booking this course together with the Cross-Cultural Leadership Part 1 and Part 2. Please click here to apply

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

This course will provide you with an essential collection of skills and techniques to enable e you to confidently strive for more success than you ever thought possible. How to communicate with yourself to open your mind to immen...

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Management Forum Ltd
Aug 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required, during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar, to complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice.By attending one of PLI’s one-day Bridge-the-Gap programs, you can fulfill your ethics and skills requirements and can ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2014

New York, New York, USA
The intersection of banking and brokerage regulation: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in an era of overlapping regulatory jurisdictions? The dangers and pitfalls of broker-dealer enforcement: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in handling enforcement matters? The ethical responsibilities of legal and compliance professionals in regulated companies: What ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice. Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes. How your transactional writing can affect the outcome of disputes and litigation Basic principles of contract interpretation Crisp and clear dr...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2014

New York, New York, USA
With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases initiated by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law. Over half of those facing removal proceedings are unrepresented, and those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibilit...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2014

New York, New York, USA
Managing client conflicts is an important skill that will help you build strong client relationships. This program will provide the tools you need to identify, analyze and resolve client conflicts in your practice; sustain your client relationships; and protect yourself against potential liability. Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct Recent developments in conflict-of-interest law How to iden...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2014

New York, New York, USA
Best practices in conducting investigations Conflicts between the company and employees on privilege waiver issues Ethical issues in conducting the investigation Privilege issues arising from cooperation with the government Recent trends in government agency approaches to internal investigations, cooperation and waiver of privilege Issues arising in international internal investigations Con...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Technology 2014: New Challenges for the 21st Century Practitioner

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar.By attending PLI’s two-day Bridge-the Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys program, you can satisfy all of y...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration Following Incarceration 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and people of color are disproportionat...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, 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 provi...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual South Florida’s Premier Labor & Employment Law Conference

Miami, Florida, USA
Labor and Employment law issues are confronting employers more than ever before. In response, The Seminar Group has gathered a distinguished faculty to provide up-to-the minute information on the most significant legal developments impacting today’s workplace. Employer executives, human resources personnel, and attorneys practicing labor and employment law will find this program to be a must-atten...

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The Seminar Group
Aug 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

Miami, Florida, USA
If you only attend one seminar this year, make it the August 22, 2014 Miami, Florida, seminar on Construction Project Scheduling and Delay Claims.

The Seminar Group has assembled several of the most respected and experienced leaders in the construction industry in the areas of construction law, scheduling, damages/forensic accounting, management and alternative dispute resolution. You will...

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The Seminar Group
Aug 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

What a Homeowner's Attorney Needs to Know About Debt Collection, Foreclosure and Discrimination by California Homeowners Associations (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
There are over 42,000 homeowner associations (HOAs) in California alone. An estimated 8.6 million California homeowners are members. It seems likely that this number will increase substantially in the coming years. There are extensive legal requirements governing how an HOA may operate with respect to its treatment of individual homeowners, yet many homeowners find that those laws are not being fo...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 25, 2014

Seminar

Life Cycle of Cross Border Investments - The Pitfalls and Risks

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Over the last century, the volume of world trade is growing at an average rate of 6%. Asia among the all geographic regions has been engaged in a major transformation and has become an investment destination of choice. With the rise in Foreign Investment, the role of emerging countries have suddenly increased as the destination and origin of capital flows and thereby inviting more and more cross b...

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Conferitus Conferences LLC
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.
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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
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. Ethic...

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Practising Law Institute
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 m...

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Practising Law Institute
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 Pension...

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Westminster Employment Forum
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 unde...

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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...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2014

Seminar

Drafting International IP Agreements – Book Before 15th July to Request the 15% Early Bird Discount

London, United Kingdom
THIS SUCCESSFUL ONE DAY COURSE HAS PROVED INVALUABLE TO THOSE WANTING TO:

Improve their knowledge of the national differences in IP laws and learn how these affect international IP agreements
Increase their knowledge of the legal and commercial issues surrounding international IP agreements
Refine their drafting skills
Understand litigation issues
Complete practical exercises to...

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Management Forum Ltd
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

Rep...

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Management Forum Ltd
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...

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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...

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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 practic...

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Practising Law Institute
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 w...

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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, ...

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Practising Law Institute
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 shar...

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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 ma...

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Practising Law Institute
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 provi...

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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 ...

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Management Forum Ltd
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 t...

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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 intere...

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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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions Institute 2014 (Second Annual)

São Paulo, BRA
PLI has offered continuing legal education seminars in the United States since 1933, primarily in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D.C. In 2001, PLI added the Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe, held in London, UK; and in 2013, we moved into Asia, holding the First Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong. Also in 2013, we continued our expansi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Employment Law Update 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
PLI’s California Employment Law Update addresses the issues confronted by employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about best practices to ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Succeed on the "Hot Seat"

Seattle, Washington, USA
Any time you’re on the “hot seat” – facing clients, judges, angry public audiences, shareholders, Boards of Directors or the media – it’s critical that you come across as confident, in control and in charge.

Your message should be clear and concise. Time is limited, questions are sharp. No room for slip-ups or mistakes.

WHAT you say may ultimately protect – or damage – your reputat...

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The Seminar Group
Sep 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Construction Law

Santa Monica, California, USA
If you are a stakeholder in the California construction industry, this is one seminar you cannot afford to miss. California’s Top Construction Lawyers and Mediators have come together for a two day Seminar on topics including: New Construction Law Developments, Competitive Bidding and Bid Protests, Construction Changes, Permitting and Environmental Considerations, Bankruptcy, Abandonment and Suret...

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The Seminar Group
Sep 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2014: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

San Francisco, California, USA
This year’s program includes today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. The program brings together a faculty of experienced of in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and senior business executives on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice.The expert faculty will address recent litigation and key cases involving convergence issue...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Government Contracts law and practice continue to evolve. Congress has responded to budgetary pressures with calls for more reform of the acquisition system. New regulations, such as the imposition of rules requiring avoidance, detection, and reporting of counterfeit or suspect electronic parts and other counterfeit items ripple all the way down the supply chain. False claims Act recoveries and qu...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

21st Annual Washington Construction Law

Seattle, Washington, USA
If you practice Construction Law, desire to practice Construction Law, or are confronted with matters involving Construction Law, you cannot afford to miss this conference. Learn recent developments in Washington and Federal case law, statutes and regulations. Learn how to protect the rights of your clients when dealing with public contracts, cutting edge contracting delivery methods, insurance, t...

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The Seminar Group
Sep 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Healthcare Industry

Los Angeles, California, USA
With the completion of the enrollment phase of the Affordable Care Act, health care in the United States has entered a new era that will be characterized by extensive changes and challenges. The convoluted landscape of federal and state regulations will become even more complex as regulators ramp up enforcement activities under Obamacare and related statutes. Audits by government agencies on all l...

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The Seminar Group





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