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Jul 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend FINRA arbitrations have undergone significant changes in the past year and we expect significant developments in the near future.  If you are a practitioner, arbitrator, mediator, or intend to be any above in the future, this program is an invaluable resource for cutting edge events, practical takeaways, and a means of meeting the FINRA staff who manage the forum. This y...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading Law 2015: Implications of Newman & Enforcement Trends

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Insider trading is a critical area of criminal and civil securities enforcement and will likely remain so for some time to come.  Following the Second Circuit’s recent ground-breaking decision in United States v. Newman, however, the law’s contours are in flux.  This program will discuss the state of the law, enforcement priorities in this area, and how ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 30, 2015

Seminar

Managing an Effective AML Compliance Program

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Are the financial transactions within your organization subject to money laundering risk? Do you have a robust internal controls program that focuses on mitigating the greatest AML/Fraud risks? Are your employees aware of the red flags within all financial transaction business processes and know what to do if they find unusual or suspicious activity? Are your company and management are up to date ...

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ComplianceOnline
Jul 31, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

18th Annual Children's Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Scholarships are available to attend this program. Please click this link for information. Why You Should Attend Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly complex.  This year, PLI’s 18th A...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA 2015: The Evolving World

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend We have assembled a distinguished faculty of experienced practitioners who will lead us all through a detailed two-day look at recent developments in the area of ERISA fiduciary law and pension investments. In addition to reviewing the basic ERISA regulatory framework and types of plans covered, we’ll take a deep dive into current hot topics – including the Depa...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Limited Scope Representation 2015: Ethical & Practical Challenges

New York, New York, USA
PLEASE NOTE:  This program has reached our seating capacity.  Please register for the simultaneous webcast or, if you wish to be added to our Wait List, please call Customer Service at (800) 260-4PLI (Inside the U.S.) / 001-212-824-5700 (Outside the U.S.), or email info@pli.edu. We are sorry for any inconvenience.Why You Should Attend To respond to the access to justice crisis facin...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Advocacy 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit www.pli.edu/scholarships.Why You Should Attend 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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015 August 5, 2015 Learn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school.  Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face.  The lessons taught in this program are not theoretical.  More ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this three hour program, an expert faculty will review and  provide practical guidance on current ethical issues faced by attorneys in banking and financial services. What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations  Ethical concerns when represe...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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. What You Will Learn Crisp and clear drafting techniques, including the use of “Plain English” Tailor...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2015

New York, New York, USA
Scholarships are available to attend this program. Please click this link for information. Why You Should Attend 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.  Studies have shown that immigrants without lega...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
CLICK HERE FOR SF HOMEWORK Why You Should Attend 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 avoi...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend: Conflicts of interest can arise with little expectation and managing them early on or heading them off is a skill that attorneys must develop to maintain their required ethical standards.  This program will deliver a concise, current review of the latest developments and practical takeaways to help attorneys navigate this delicate area of legal ethics. What you will le...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend This dynamic program will cover the latest developments arising out of common and more nuanced attorney-client privilege situations arising out of internal investigation, pulled from actual events and through hypothetical scenarios.  Hear the latest case law and strategies to protect yourself from costly ethical missteps.  What you will learn Best practices in...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Attend PLI’s two-day Bridge-the-Gap II program and fully satisfy your annual MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys while improving your professional skills and learning about important substantive law changes.  Our faculty of distinguished legal practitioners will help seamlessly connect the lessons you learned in law school with real-life practical applications and emerging le...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 low-income p...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

15th Annual Municipal Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and, regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department will want to attend. What You Will Learn Key topics for municipal lawyers such as: Ethics for the municipal lawyer Employment law...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will acquaint you with the basics of e-discovery law and practice.  E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved.  Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and st...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2015: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 repres...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2015: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 tip...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2015

Seminar

Summer Course on EU and WTO Trade Law

Trier, Germany
This summer course will provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of WTO and EU trade law. The course will focus on case-studies, applying instruments and concepts learned during the presentations to trade law practice.

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Academy of European Law (ERA)
Sep 8, 2015

Seminar

Health in the justice system - next steps for commissioning, partnerships and continuity of care

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Kate Davies, Head of Public Health, Armed Forces and their Families and Health & Justice Commissioning, NHS England; Dr Simon Marshall, Head of Health, Wellbeing, & Substance Misuse Co-commissioning, National Offender Management Service and Dr Éamonn O'Moore, Director of Health & Justice, Public Health England and Director, Collaborating Centre for Health in Prisons, World Health...

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Westminster Legal Policy forum
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Residential Real Estate Closings: What You Need to Know from Pre-Contract to Closing (BOTH DAYS)

New York, New York, USA
This program will cover the basics of the purchase and sale of cooperatives, condominiums and houses. The panelists will review forms of ownership, pre-contract due diligence (including an overview of statutory and common law requirements, and practice tips), transfer and mortgage taxes, title insurance and lien searches. The program also will cover the contract of sale, including a review of the ...

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New York City Bar
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 comme...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2015: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 interdiscip...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

46th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring at the present time.  In addition, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable (if not more so) under the current tax laws, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  Further, President Obama’s ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2015: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note that this program does not qualify for legal ethics credit. Why You Should Attend Federal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK Why You Should Attend 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 avoidin...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations: Views From All Sides

New York, New York, USA
This annual update program will explore current issues and recent developments relating to ethical duties and responsibilities of attorneys and other participants in corporate internal investigations involving public companies and other entities. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of counsel for the entity, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives and government ...

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New York City Bar
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this full day event, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and 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 issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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 emergi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should Attend Congress and the regulators appear to have rediscovered acquisition reform in 2015.  The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are considering a host of potential acquisition changes, including what may be a renewed focus on commercial items. The Office of Federal Procurement policy is focused on IT acquisition and “category management” across Government...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015

São Paulo, BRA
Why you should attend Following the highly successful First and Second Institutes, we are pleased to announce PLl's Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015. This highly anticipated Institute will once again feature leading practitioners active in U.S. and Latin American corporate and securities law, as well as government regulator...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend New media outlets and the growing importance of social networking continue to create new challenges for advertisers, who are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program, updated to reflect current legal trends cutting across the advertising industry, is led by an expert faculty who will provide importa...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

Seminar

Annual Conference on European Company Law and Corporate Governance 2015

Trier, Germany
This annual conference will meet the requirements of company law specialists to stay informed on the latest developments in legislation, non-legislative initiatives and best practice in this field.

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Academy of European Law (ERA)
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Federal Appeals in the Tri-State Region: Second & Third Circuit Practice

New York, New York, USA
Procedure in the Circuit Courts of Appeal is governed by the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. Since each circuit supplements the federal rules with their own local rules, being an appellant or appellee in the Circuit Courts can be a challenging prospect, even for those accustomed to practicing in the state appellate courts. This program focuses on the procedural aspects of the appellate proce...

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New York City Bar
Sep 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Equity Structuring: The Basics

New York, New York, USA
This program will serve as an instructional guide to key aspects of corporate, securities, M&A, real estate and tax matters for private equity structures, particularly with new SEC, CFTC and other regulations that require more lawyer involvement. An expert faculty will cover the basics of private equity fund formation, structuring and deal making at both the fund level and with funds' portfolio co...

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New York City Bar
Sep 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Pharmaceutical and biotech patent law is an important and rapidly changing practice area, and the program is designed to give you the information you need to maintain your practice edge, concentrating on new developments from 2014 & 2015 and placing them in the context of constantly evolving areas of the law. Technological innovation, Federal Circuit appellate oversight,...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015 September 21, 2015 Learn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school.  Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face.  The lessons taught in this program are not theoretical.  M...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 21, 2015

Seminar

Annual Conference on European VAT Law 2015

Trier, Germany
This conference will enable legal practitioners specialising in VAT to keep up-to-date with the most recent developments in legislation and jurisprudence in the field. It will also address the challenges that taxable persons face when fulfilling their VAT obligations.

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Academy of European Law (ERA)
Sep 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Recent market activity demonstrates that crowdfunding is now a bona fide alternative form of early and mid-stage corporate finance and can lead to exits in the M&A and capital markets arenas. In the face of this tremendous growth trajectory, the industry has divided into several categories, each with its own legal risks and challenges. Will this growth continue? Join our ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 23, 2015

Seminar

Managing an Italian Workforce: Evaluating Risks

Milan, Italy
Managing an Italian Workforce: Evaluating Risks
LEXELLENT's Francesco Bacchini and Hulla Bisonni will speak on the management of risks, with particular reference to Health & Safety in the Workplace, when overseeing a workforce in Italy. This seminar is part of an annual series of 'Academy' course provided by LEXELLENT.

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LEXELLENT
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend A major disaster is likely to strike in California within our lifetime.  In the aftermath, survivors will need help to resolve legal issues related to the disaster.  By attending this program, you will learn about the most common post-disaster legal issues and then be able to participate in a regionally coordinated disaster legal services pro bono effort by providi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

High Profile Trials 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend From the Trenches is all about the best part of litigation---the trials themselves.  The program will focus on critical issues and strategies raised in the most significant white collar, regulatory and civil fraud trials of the prior year.  Come inside the courtroom with the litigators on the front lines who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2015: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Select Concepts in Drafting Contracts 2015: Analyzing Ambiguities and Contract Boilerplate

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 24, 2015

Seminar

Annual Conference on European Family Law 2015

Trier, Germany
The Annual Conference on European Family Law aims to meet the requirements of family lawyers involved in cross-border litigation to keep informed about the recent case law and the latest developments at international and EU level.

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Academy of European Law (ERA)





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