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Sep 7, 2015

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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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 (Free)

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 High Profile Trials 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 t...

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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

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

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)
Sep 24, 2015

Seminar

Enforcement and personal data in digital markets

Brüssel, Belgium
18 months after the preliminary opinion of the EDPS on the interplay between data protection, competition law and consumer protection in the digital economy, there have been several developments and new issues emerging at EU and national levels.

Following the Facebook/Whatsapp merger, DG COMP’s new enforcement priorities, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) inquiry into the comm...

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Academy of European Law (ERA)
Sep 24, 2015

Seminar

International Law and European Union Law

Trier, Germany
The aim of this conference is to provide legal practitioners with a comprehensive overview and high-level discussions on key topics and recent developments affecting their daily practice at the crossroads of international law and EU law.

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Academy of European Law (ERA)
Sep 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The Supreme Court’s Wellness Decision & Other Significant Developments Impacting Recoveries…

New York, New York, USA
There have been a number of important recent developments that will impact litigations that seek recoveries for the bankruptcy estate and creditors, including the defenses to such actions, the proper parties to bring such cases and the court in which these matters can be adjudicated. In May, the Supreme Court decided the much-anticipated Wellness case, holding that litigants can consent to a bankr...

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New York City Bar
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Communication Skills For Lawyers: Strategies For Writing And Speaking Effectively

New York, New York, USA
To be effective, lawyers must communicate clearly and professionally—both in writing and in speech. In this interactive workshop, participants learn strategies for communicating clearly and confidently, both in their written work and their oral communications. Based on a series of examples and exercises, participants learn practical strategies for quickly improving the quality of their written and...

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New York City Bar
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Clients with Mental Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you are a pro bono or legal services attorney who provides, or would like to provide, legal services to clients with mental disabilities in disability cases and/or improve your representation of clients with challenging behaviors in any area of law. This two part training provides instruction on 1) components of a mental status exam and ins...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2015: Managing the Risk

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Cyber attacks have wreaked havoc on organizations in nearly every industry sector. From Sony to JPMorgan Chase to Target, cyber criminals have made it clear that no entity is immune. In today’s interconnected world, cybercrime targets are found in every industry sector. Media reports of the staggering number of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks attest to this tre...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Outsourcing has firmly established itself as a common practice - often being standard for new companies.  Sourcing agreements raise numerous legal and compliance concerns that counsel are challenged to manage.  Whether in the pre-contract negotiation phase or when problems arise during fulfillment, attorneys on both sides of the agreement must know the risks that mi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that IP lawyers need to know. A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies d...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program will be led by...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2015: How the SEC Works

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2015: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This full day event 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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing For Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2015

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

16-Hour Bridge-the-Gap: Practical Skills, Ethics & More… (Both Days)

New York, New York, USA
Earn all of your annual CLE credits while obtaining invaluable knowledge on a variety of areas. Our Bridge-the-Gap programs fulfill a full year's credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing essential information and credits for more experienced attorneys. This program is particularly distinct in that one day will allow attendees to fulfill all required skills credits, and...

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New York City Bar
Oct 1, 2015

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Annual Conference on EU External and Internal Border Management 2015

Trier, Germany
This conference will debate the latest developments and challenges in the EU’s internal and external border management within the context of the 30th Schengen anniversary year. It will analyse the latest and forthcoming reforms to Schengen governance, as well as Frontex’ new and enhanced role and responsibilities in the face of rising migratory concerns and irregular border crossings in the Medite...

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Academy of European Law (ERA)
Oct 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Section 1983 litigation is typically multi-faceted and often complex. The law governing Section 1983 claims is voluminous and continues to develop on an ongoing basis. At PLI’s 32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation program, a highly experienced and accomplished faculty, including a law school dean, retired federal district court judge, legal scholars, and pla...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2015

New York, New York, 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
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher.   Program changes and budget cuts have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients.  Several significant changes to key benefits programs have occurred in recent years, imposing new complex rules.  At the same time, county staff has shrunk, and...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

New York, New York, 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
Oct 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2015: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, 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
Oct 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Counsel Institute 2015

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

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