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Nov 28, 2014

Seminar

Cross-Border Commercial Contracts - Masterclass

London, United Kingdom
Whilst pre-negotiation planning is indispensable to the construction of a sustainable and viable commercial relationship, the negotiation and drafting stages cement the alliance with a critical eye to the future

This workshop-based day-long seminar which is cross-jurisdiction in focus aims to equip delegates with the essential skill-base and requisitive substantive legal and business knowle...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 1, 2014

Seminar

How to Ensure Sufficiency of Disclosure in EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will highlight the issues which must be taken into account to avoid an objection under Art 83 t any time during prosecution of the application, or the life of the patent.

What good is it to have developed an invention with the potential to be a technical and commercial success, if the application for the patent is refused, or the corresponding patent revoked, just because some ...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 1, 2014

Seminar

Client Fee Pressures - Turning a Problem into an Opportunity

Edinburgh, Scotland
The world has changed - Hourly rate billing and Headline charge out rates are rarely an option for purchasers of professional services.

This half day seminar explores how to offer genuinely creative fee arrangements and how to negotiate fees with more confidence. The training will also show how matter costs can be controlled to maintain healthy profit margins.

What You Will Learn
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MBL Seminars
Dec 1, 2014

Seminar

Time Recording for Professionals - What Gets Measured Gets Billed

Edinburgh, Scotland
Fact - Most professionals fail to record all of their time. The consequences can often be unintended 'double discounting' and the firm finds it difficult to measure the profitability of individual matters. This half day seminar uses case studies to demonstrate why full recording is so vitally important, how to achieve full recording and the necessity to produce robust narratives which will support...

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MBL Seminars
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendStay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2014: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Substance Abuse - Elimination of Bias in the Profession

San Francisco, California, USA
Effective July 1, 2014, the State Bar of California requires 1 hour in each of the following special requirements: Competence Issues (formerly known as Prevention, Detection & Treatment of Substance Abuse or Mental Illness) Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society (formerly Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession) PLI's California MCLE Marathon is...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThis 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.This program will also a...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

Seminar

The Modern Slavery Bill - policy options, implementation issues and best practice

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Frank Field MP, Chair, Joint Committee on the Draft Modern Slavery Bill and John O'Brien, Director of Safeguarding, Home Office

Attendees at this conference will discuss measures to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK, as Government takes forward its recently published Modern Slavery Bill. The conference will bring together policymakers in Parliament and ...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Dec 2, 2014

Seminar

A Practical Guide to Handling FCA Investigations

Glasgow, Scotland
FCA investigations are costly, disruptive and time consuming, even when they don’t lead to disciplinary action, fines and censure - this course will give you important practical and regulatory understanding and context for the legal advice you provide in such a high stakes environment. The FCA is becoming increasingly aggressive in the use of its enforcement tools and has been known to use some of...

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MBL Seminars
Dec 3, 2014

Seminar

MLRO Masterclass with Jonathan Fisher QC

Glasgow, Scotland
Are you a Money Laundering Reporting Officer? Do you know what changes in policies and procedures will be required to satisfy the EC's 4th Directive on Money Laundering?

MLROs must be experts in the application of the anti-money laundering compliance regime. Difficult decisions have to be made and MLROs must be sure of their ground.

An MLRO is also responsible for ensuring that his f...

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MBL Seminars
Dec 3, 2014

Seminar

Money Laundering Update - The Recent Developments by Jonathan Fisher QC

Glasgow, Scotland
According to Government figures, over 150 members of professional bodies have been removed from membership (struck-off) due to lack of compliance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.

Meanwhile, there are an increasing number of criminal prosecutions against professionals for money laundering offences. As a Judge recently told a solicitor when sentencing him to imprisonment, "The soli...

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MBL Seminars
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cannabis in Washington State & Implications for Other Markets

Seattle, Washington, USA
"Now that Initiative 502 has been implemented through RCW 69.50 and WAC 314-55, marijuana businesses have more legal accountability and liabilities than ever. The purpose of this seminar is to explore not only the existing issues marijuana businesses face in Washington State, but to also examine those business and litigation issues that are emerging in the marijuana industry, like trademark, hemp ...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 3, 2014

Seminar

Planning for Auto-Enrolment & Future Pension Reforms: 10 Steps to Staging & More

Belfast, Northern Ireland
This full day course is an in-depth review looking at the impact for agents, employers and employees. It will explore auto-enrolment in the context of the wider state pension reforms and allows delegates the opportunity to consider its application in their own workplace and for clients. Comprehensive slides are provided, supplemented by interactive exercises to consolidate knowledge and prompt deb...

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MBL Seminars
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Unaccompanied immigrant children (UACs) from Central America have been coming to California in increasing numbers for the past few years.  These children are placed in removal proceedings, and without access to government appointed counsel, they have difficulties navigating the confusing and complex immigration system alone.  Many children are eligible for some form...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

Seminar

Next steps for prisons policy - modernisation, sentencing and rehabilitation

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Ian Mulholland, Deputy Director, Public Sector Prisons, National Offender Management Service and Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

This seminar will focus on the future of prisons policy in England and Wales, at a time of significant reform and restructure to the prison estate. The discussion is scheduled to consider the ongoing implementation of Government's Pr...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Dec 3, 2014

Seminar

Next steps for prisons policy - modernisation, sentencing and rehabilitation

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Ian Mulholland, Deputy Director, Public Sector Prisons, National Offender Management Service and Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

This seminar will focus on the future of prisons policy in England and Wales, at a time of significant reform and restructure to the prison estate. The discussion is scheduled to consider the ongoing implementation of Government's Pr...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Los Angeles, California, USA
Why you should attendThis 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 disposition...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

BRIDGE-THE-GAP II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendNewly 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 Bridge-the Gap II – Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Developments in Securitization 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs the securitization world continues to emerge from the financial crisis, it faces a continuing flow of new regulation and, in some cases, uncertainty. Some asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralized mortgage obligations (CLOs), and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets are experiencing robust activity, with issuance volumes steadily rising. Other markets such as reside...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

32nd Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendPresented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of expert practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and key officials from the FCC and the Administration who will provide attendees with a comprehensive underst...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendStay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2014: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendJoin us for a detailed discussion of recent developments in environmental policy, regulation and caselaw in 2014. We will provide incisive analysis of the new regulatory requirements and their compliance implications for businesses, institutions and real estate organizations, and for deal-making.Our faculty of experienced practitioners have in-depth knowledge of the issues and...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Crowdfunding for Equity in Washington State

Seattle, Washington, USA
Crowdfunding, in all its forms, continues to change the way U.S. companies can raise growth funds, launch new products and find new customers. It is still new, and still being defined, but is an exciting way to raise funds over the Internet from both fans and investors. Fans invest by purchasing or donating, investors have a different path. But what are the rules? How does it work?

The Jum...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendCompanies continue to turn 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 to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confro...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendBusinesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

Seminar

Certified Patent Valuation Analyst - In Association with The Business Development Academy

Paris, France
THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD IN PARIS, FRANCE

This course consists of the following comprehensive modules:

Module One - 8th December (9.00 - 17.30)
Valuation of Emerging Technologies

Module Two - 9th December (09.00 - 13.00)
Calculating Damages Resulting From Patent Infringement

Module Three - 9th December (14.00 - 17.30)
Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Max...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

5th Annual Eminent Domain

Seattle, Washington, USA
"This seminar is designed to assist seasoned practitioners looking for new insights as well as new lawyers unfamiliar with the eminent domain process. The program will cover eminent domain basics, as well as reviewing complex appraisal problems and emerging issues involving e-discovery."
- Program Co-Chairs
Bart J. Freedman, a partner at K&L Gates LLP
Kinnon W. Williams, Of Counsel with...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 9, 2014

Seminar

The future for the pensions market - next steps for auto-enrolment and Defined Ambition

London, United Kingdom
This timely conference will discuss the next steps for two major reforms to the workplace pensions market - auto-enrolment and the introduction of 'Defined Ambition' schemes.

Delegates will consider the lessons learnt from the initial phases of auto-enrolment for workplace pensions as the roll-out reaches smaller employers.

They will also discuss potential policy changes to the thres...

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Westminster Employment Forum
Dec 9, 2014

Seminar

Planning for Auto-Enrolment & Future Pension Reforms: 10 Steps to Staging & More

Glasgow, Scotland
This full day course is an in-depth review looking at the impact for agents, employers and employees. It will explore auto-enrolment in the context of the wider state pension reforms and allows delegates the opportunity to consider its application in their own workplace and for clients.

Comprehensive slides are provided, supplemented by interactive exercises to consolidate knowledge and pro...

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MBL Seminars
Dec 9, 2014

Seminar

Employment Law - All The Hot Topics

Belfast, Northern Ireland
This course will appeal to employment practitioners looking to keep up to date with the latest developments in employment law in Northern Ireland.

It will provide a review of recent statutory developments, case law updates, what issues have been "hot" in 2014 and what's on the horizon for employment law in Northern Ireland in 2015.

This course is a 'must attend' for all busy employme...

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MBL Seminars
Dec 10, 2014

Seminar

Enhanced Negotiation Strategies - Certified by the Institute for Strategic Negotiations

Paris, France
Whatever your profession or industry, negotiating is key. At some point we all need to negotiate with partners, customers, suppliers, employees and regulators. In today’s climate negotiating is tougher than ever, with each party needing more out of the deal.

This one day seminar will increase your negotiating skills by:

Providing a thorough overview of best practices for managing ne...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Open Source and Free Software 2014: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendContinuous changes in the legal and technical landscape make it critical for IP, technology and business lawyers to keep abreast of the legal and technical issues presented by the open source paradigm. “Open source” software, which is freely available in the form of operating systems, applications, utility code and programming tools, presents an attractive option. However, use...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe banking industry is in the midst of a fundamental regulatory transformation. Many of the most significant Dodd-Frank rulemakings have been completed, and the focus of regulators and industry participants alike has shifted to the challenges of applying and adapting to these complex and far-reaching regulations. In addition, bankers are beginning to think again about mergers...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendExport controls and sanctions continue to change rapidly. It is more important than ever for institutions in all sectors of the economy to stay on top of developments in the United States and other countries. Companies and financial institutions must be aware of their compliance and disclosure obligations, enforcement trends and priorities, and emerging risks. Implementing and...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securitie...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

12th Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit

Seattle, Washington, USA
Gaming law never ceases to evolve. It remains one of the most dynamic areas of law. Gaming lawyers, policy advisors, regulators, executives and vendors must stay closely apprised of those fast-moving legal, political and business developments that impact the gaming industry. Or else.

The Pacific Northwest Gaming Law Summit, now in its twelfth year, has become a veritable “who’s who” event ...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnUnderstanding the new New York ethics rules, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, advertising and the no-contact rule. How to protect yourself and your law firm if a partner suddenly leaves, becomes disabled or passes away.We will examine: How to identify transactional and other difficult-to-spot conflicts The difference between “advertising” and “solicitation” C...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnAt this unique interactive program, faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios in corporate practice and “quiz” you on the ethical implications.You will learn about: The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions Responsibilities of the firm/legal department, supervis...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program.Why you should attendUsing a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.What you will learnWithin the context of pro bo...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendElectronic information pervades our society. Not surprisingly, electronic information may be central to the investigation of criminal activity and to the prosecution and defense of that activity. The use of electronic information in criminal investigations and proceedings leads to many questions. Under what circumstances are search warrants required for electronic devices and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Making Sense of Mobilehomes - Homeowners' Rights 2014 (Free)

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

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAt this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis.What you will learn The latest updates ab...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Financial Products 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe explosion of new financial products over the past decade, the implosion of the credit markets and the resulting significant new regulatory requirements underline the importance of a basic understanding of financial products. While these instruments have been, in the view of many, invaluable investment tools, and have presented enormous potential for product manufacturers a...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Compliance & Regulatory Challenges 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs our first educational conference of 2015 focused on hedge funds, this afternoon program will deliver insights from three distinguished panels of experts who will discuss the regulatory and compliance challenges expected to face hedge fund managers in 2015.A stellar faculty composed of hedge fund general counsels and chief compliance officers, representatives from the SEC an...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWith the possibility of fundamental tax reform receding in the near term, taxpayers and their advisers are left to contend with the morass of rules that now govern the financial products tax landscape. Staying on top of the latest developments in this area is critically important. At this program, our expert faculty of law firm and accounting firm lawyers, in-house tax advisor...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreem...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015

New York, New York, 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
Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Negotiation Skills 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendNegotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life. You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language. This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct. The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law fir...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code applies to secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay. At Secured Transactions 2015: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (fili...

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