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Feb 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Spin-offs 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Spin-offs are front page news right now. An increasing number of global M&A transactions take the form of spin-offs, equity carve-outs and similar architectures not involving an outright sale.  But what is a spin-off, what makes it different from other types of business separation transactions, and why are people doing more of them?  Spin-offs 2016 will provide...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 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 l...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Investigations 2017: Investigations Arising From Data Breach and Privacy Concerns and Parallel Proceedings

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Electronic information pervades our society. Corporations and other organizations create, store, and utilize that information in all facets of business. Unfortunately, security can be breached and any breach can lead to investigations by various government agencies at the federal and State levels. Those investigations may lead to disputes about scope, variety and volume of e...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The SEC Speaks in 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Guidebook App: At this program, attendees will have access to the full Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Course Handbook, and Presentation Materials, as well as the ability to network with fellow attendees electronically via the Guidebook app.  We strongly encourage you to download “Guidebook” prior to the program from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace.  You will rece...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys involved in commercial litigation will benefit from hearing the latest legal ethics developments that are particularly relevant to this practice.  Our faculty includes experienced legal experts prepared to share useful takeaways stemming from ethical issues arising out of the commercial litigation context.  Attendees will hear how some recurring ethics is...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Incubator Boot Camp: Tools for New Lawyers Looking to Go Solo 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Incubators train and support new lawyers to set up practices that charge affordable rates to otherwise underserved clients.  This boot camp will benefit all lawyers that want to create sustainable practices serving clients of modest means.  You will learn how to set up your firm, practice ethically, and handle firm finances. What You Will Learn Forming the practice ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Th

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.  Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Thea...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.  Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; The...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2017

Seminar

Next steps for health and safety policy

London, United Kingdom
Scheduled at a time of reform and policy development across the sector, this conference will bring out latest thinking on the future of the UK’s health and safety framework.

Delegates will consider the likely impact of the Brexit vote on the UK’s health and safety regime, and its current obligations under EU law - including options for future adherence to key European directives, possible ...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Feb 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Subsidized Housing 2.0 - Advanced Topics in Subsidized Housing

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This substantive training provides more in-depth coverage of select topics in the federal housing programs.  The half-day training is designed for advocates with some housing experience, but practitioners at all experience levels should be able to benefit from this training.  The panelists are noted experts in housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in fe...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Wage and hour litigation claims continue to be filed in the courts at very high rates, and important new federal regulations are in place.  Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel, must keep up to date on the latest legal developments; be informed about the U.S. Department of Labor’s priorities and regulations; understand the most recent deve...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery. Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Theater Th...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and current developments and trends. What You Will Learn Immigration outlook under a new presidential administration and Congress The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas Family-sponsored...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Leases, known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, are a primary business asset, but also contain landmines of liability and opportunities for malpractice and mistake of the parties. If written poorly, negotiated by inexperienced counsel or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment and generate consi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Habeas Petitions for Detained Immigrants

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detains more than 400,000 noncitizens in civil immigration detention every year. A congressional quota mandates that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) maintain 34,000 beds daily for immigrants in detention, many in privately run detention facilities. Tens of thousands more are subject to onerous conditions of release, including...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2017: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This course will provide a solid understanding of the legal framework for securities offerings under the Securities Act of 1933. Topics covered include the basics, such as definitions and regulations of “offers” and “sales” of “securities” and the distinctions between public and private offerings, including the need to register public off...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2017: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend We are in the midst of a digital evolution. Technology continues to evolve and disrupt at breakneck speed, outpacing existing laws and regulations. As a result, businesses face challenges on all fronts on a daily basis.  Employees working from home and on the road present new and unique challenges for employers. Data breaches are not a matter of if, but when, stealing pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2017: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The M&A market has seen a flurry of activity in 2016.  In addition to the continued high volumes, the market has also seen a number of hostile deals, creative deal structures, spin-offs and a high level of shareholder activist campaigns. The year also saw a record amount of signed deals unwound prior to closing due to regulatory or other issues. M&A litigation is...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attend: Across the state rent is skyrocketing. While tenants organize for rent control, evictions continue. Those who are evicted face not only the loss of their home, but also displacement from their community. Effectively defending an unlawful detainer is a profound way to impact a tenant’s life; housing instability has long-term harmful consequences. For newer attorneys wi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 8, 2017

Seminar

Patent Protection for Software-Related and Business-Related Inventions in Europe and the US

London, England
Topics to be covered in this seminar

Developments in Europe for computer-related inventions
Latest US strategies post-Bilski, post-Alice and under the USPTO’s most recent guidelines
Global drafting and prosecution tactics for these technologies
Workshop questions, answers and discussion of examples

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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address key corporate governance issues faced by boards and principal board committees.  Public companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities, and even increased risk of liability.  They are also under intense scrutiny and in at least some cases significant pressure from investors and regulators.  Changing invest...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2017

Seminar

Property Regimes of International Couples and the Law of Succession

Trier, Germany
Objective:
In 2016, two EU Regulations covering all civil-law aspects of matrimonial property regimes and the property consequences of registered partnerships were adopted on the basis of enhanced cooperation. They include rules on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement.

Knowledge about the applicable property regime is indispensable in case of the couple’s separation,...

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Europäische Rechtsakademie
Mar 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This interactive program provides junior through mid-level attorneys with an overview of the applicable Federal and New York State Rules of Civil Procedure, and continues with strategic practice tips to use when taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses and defending the depositions.   We also guide a discussion of important ethical issues that may aris...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2017: Pay, Performance and Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is specifically designed to bring leading experts to discuss cutting edge advanced developments on compensation and other “reward” practices for the non-publicly traded company.  Compensation design and the legal and commercial issues they raise can be among the most complicated and novel in the field.  Financially distressed companies, pri...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 13, 2017

Seminar

Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Trier, Germany
Objective:
The seminar will provide participants with an overview of the two European directives prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin in a number of areas, as well as on disability, age, sexual orientation or religion/belief in employment and occupation.

Key topics:
* Overview of the EU legislation on equal treatment and its relationship with the EU Chart...

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Europäische Rechtsakademie
Mar 13, 2017

Seminar

Applying the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Dublin 1, Ireland
Objective:
The participants will obtain sound knowledge of the scope and interpretation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, as well as its relationship with other legal instruments protecting fundamental rights in Europe. A focus will be put on the application in practice of the provisions concerning Union citizens’ rights.

Key topics:
- The system of fundament...

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Europäische Rechtsakademie
Mar 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

New York CPLR 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This instructive program will provide a comprehensive review of developments concerning the important procedural rules that govern litigation in New York State.  What You Will Learn Recent cases concerning jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments Update regarding statute of limitations case law Discussion of new cases dealing with discovery issues New ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2017: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The number of accuracy-related penalties assessed against individual taxpayers increased from 58,366 in 2005 to 553,184 in 2015.  That is nearly a 1,000% increase over the past decade!  Are there more bad taxpayers?  Or, is the IRS just getting more aggressive about asserting penalties?  Regardless of the answer, responsible tax practitioners must understa...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues

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

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Copyright Law 2017: Current Issues

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

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Child Care Legal Issues in California

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Child care is critical to supporting families and children, and reducing poverty and inequality. What legal tools can we, as attorneys, bring to bear to help low-income families get their children good quality child care? In this session, we will train attorneys in legal strategies to increase access to child care. These include benefit law strategies to help low-income paren...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Security Disability 2017: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend After the Social Security Administration denies an initial disability claim, a claimant may find it confusing, difficult, and even overwhelming to appeal a denial.  Many claimants cannot afford legal representation and must navigate the appeals process on their own.  In this program, you will learn the basics of Social Security law and practice and how to represent ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Social Media 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2017

New York, New York, USA
This course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case study vehicle. At this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment. The program w...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent and Trademark Office are reshaping patent law, and this program will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of patent litigation.  An expert faculty will cover the patent litigation process from start to finish, including actions brought in the District Court and at the International Trade Commission....

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced State & Local Tax 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In an environment where the state and local tax liabilities of many companies exceed their federal tax liabilities, an understanding of the complexities of state and local taxation has become increasingly important.  For those seeking a deeper understanding of state and local tax issues, PLI is delighted to present this new program in which leading state and local tax e...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend State and local taxation has become increasingly important.  The state and local tax liabilities of many companies now exceed their federal tax liabilities and state revenue departments have intensified their audit activities in a search for revenue. At this essential program, leading state and local tax experts will help you understand the basic principles of state and...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017

Seminar

Next steps for the devolution of criminal justice policy

Manchester, United Kingdom
Guest of Honour: Tony Lloyd, Interim Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester
Bringing together national and regional stakeholders with policymakers, this seminar will focus on the next steps for the devolution of the criminal justice system (CJS) in England and Wales.

The discussion comes in the context of Greater Manchester’s recently agreed devolution deal on loc...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Mar 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

29th Annual Elder Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is designed for elder law practitioners, lawyers who represent elderly clients or younger clients with aging parents, and also for advocates interested in getting into this constantly evolving field. Faculty will discuss developing issues and review elder law fundamentals. The program will cover topics including Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning challenges, al...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this program, you will hear current and former regulators, industry experts and practitioners discuss significant business and legal developments in the investment management area over the past year and analyze important regulatory initiatives such as: The SEC’s regulatory agenda under a new administration New liquidity management and derivatives regulation...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2017

Seminar

The future for UK immigration policy

London, United Kingdom
Following Government’s recently reaffirmed aims to reduce annual net-migration to the tens of thousands, and in a context of uncertainty following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, this timely conference will focus on future options for UK immigration policy.

Sessions are expected to focus on the regulation of EU and non-EU migration in the exit scenarios that are likely to follow withdraw...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Mar 23, 2017

Seminar

The future for UK immigration policy

London, United Kingdom
Following Government’s recently reaffirmed aims to reduce annual net-migration to the tens of thousands, and in a context of uncertainty following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, this timely conference will focus on future options for UK immigration policy.

Sessions are expected to focus on the regulation of EU and non-EU migration in the exit scenarios that are likely to follow withdraw...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Mar 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 24, 2017

Seminar

Change Management in IP

London, England
By attending this practical one day course, attendees will:-

Learn basic foundations on change management and how to apply them to your IP context
Discover classic models of the change process applicable to the IP function
Review state-of-the-art tactics to support the change process, including tactics directly actionable by IP professionals
Practical toolkit with a structured, ste...

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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend There are a variety of unique legal ethics issues particular to corporate lawyers.  Many legal ethics rules and concepts, such as conflicts of interest, the attorney-client privilege, disclosure obligations, multijurisdictional practice, multiple representation and client communications are all complicated when representing a corporate entity.  Our faculty includes...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

22nd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and the consumer financial services industry is struggling to keep pace with the CFPB’s extraordinary number of regulatory and enforcement initiatives.  At the same time, other federal and state regulators and attorneys general are ramping up their activity.  All of these...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 27, 2017

Seminar

EU Disability Law and the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Trier, Germany
Objective
The aim of this seminar is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and legal tools to use the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) combined with the relevant EU law in their daily practice.

Key topics
- The UNCRPD: purpose, general principles (e.g. non-discrimination, reasonable accommodation, accessibility), rights, formal and subst...

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Academy of European Law
Mar 29, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2017: The Digital Evolution

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend We are in the midst of a digital evolution. Technology continues to evolve and disrupt at breakneck speed, outpacing existing laws and regulations. As a result, businesses face challenges on all fronts on a daily basis.  Employees working from home and on the road present new and unique challenges for employers. Data breaches are not a matter of if, but when, stealing pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pro Bono Basics New York 2017: Best Practices and Ethics

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address practical issues that often arise in pro bono representation and strategies for successfully handling them. What You Will Learn Tools for working effectively with low-income clients How to balance other professional obligations with pro bono representation Strategies for securing adequate training and mentorship for unfamiliar areas o...

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Practising Law Institute





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