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Sep 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
In a global business, the tax laws of the United States may impact transactions regardless of where the transactions take place. 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 international tax experts and feature a substantially revised schedule including new ses...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

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

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2014

Seminar

Class Actions and Product Liability Litigation: An Australian Perspective

London, United Kingdom
This event is a joint Product Liability Forum (PLF) / Herbert Smith Private International Law Seminars Series.

This international seminar will bring together distinguished speakers to discuss recent developments in Class Actions and Product Liability in Australia. During this period of burgeoning mass claims in Australia, many developments are relevant to a European audience, including cons...

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British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Sep 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

White Collar Crime 2014: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

New York, New York, USA
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 government’s enforce...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Condominiums Opportunities & Pitfalls

Miami, Florida, USA
Condominium Development is Back in a Big Way, but for a variety of reasons, Condo Development could be dangerous for Developers, Contractors, Subcontractors, and Design Professionals. Present conditions exist that could produce problems for Condo Developers, including lack of qualified workforce, the speed of development, and the potential lack of oversight of the entire designing and construction...

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The Seminar Group
Sep 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) 2014

New York, New York, USA
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 expert faculty for a p...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2014

Seminar

Patenting Biotech in Europe and the USA

London, England
How to overcome obstacles to obtaining protection for your invention

Research and development in the field of life sciences is extremely time-consuming and costly.

Clearly defined and secure patent rights to biotech inventions are essential, both to obtain funding for research and to subsequently recoup the investment

In an attempt to restrict the granting of patents with broa...

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Management Forum Ltd
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Chemical Patent Practice

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This up-to-the-minute course teaches the chemical patent practitioner how to use fundamentally sound principles to prepare and prosecute a United States chemical patent application in a conservative way and in view of all of the opportunities and pitfalls afforded by the AIA to enhance such possibilities as:
◾obtaining broad claim construction for literal infringement purposes, particular...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Crafting & Drafting Winning Patents

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This Crafting & Drafting course marches to a special drummer and focuses on the end result – producing a “winning patent” that will be held literally infringed and not invalid under (sec)112(a), f/k/a/ (sec)112, para.1, despite the time pressure created by moving to a first-inventor-to-file system under the America Invents Act (AIA).
Crafting & Drafting is not a survey course covering the broad...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

"Designing Around" Valid U.S. Patents

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
In Markman and Cybor, the Federal Circuit required district courts to construe claims as a matter of law and decided to review claim construction de novo. The object was to make claim construction predictable, so that claims would better perform their public notice function. The result has been an unmitigated disaster, often (but not always) reading limitations into the claims that the examiner di...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Due Diligence in the AIA Era

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This course will provide practical guidance for conducting patent due diligence investigations in today’s changing legal environment. The panel will explore how the America Invents Act (AIA) and recent decisions of the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit dramatically affect the due diligence process, while sharing practical techniques and strategies for conducting complete investigations. These tact...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review and Reexamination

Las Vegas, Virginia, USA
The first day of this two-and-a-half-day course focuses on ex parte reexamination and also addresses inter partes reexamination. The second day is dedicated to inter partes review. Topics covered in the final half day include post-grant review, covered business method patent review, and ethical issues related to review proceedings and reexamination. The course covers strategies, tactics, best prac...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Software Patents: Procuring and Enforcing After Alice

Las Vegas, Virginia, USA
This course addresses the difficult and sophisticated task of how best to claim, prosecute, and litigate software-based inventions in their rich variety so as to have their patents held not invalid and infringed by the Federal Circuit. But that rich variety requires a variety of disparate claiming, specification drafting, prosecution, and litigating techniques. The course and text address why diff...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law for Scientists and Engineers

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This course will provide technology experts with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of patent law. Representative topics to be covered include the patent procurement procedures at the USPTO, the parts of a patent, claim drafting strategies, and key elements of sections 102 (novelty) and 103 (non-obviousness). We will cover the types of activities that scientists and engineers should avoid b...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
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 line who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice and t...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2014: How the SEC Works

New York, New York, USA
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 SEC administers the securities laws ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

Chicago, Illinois, USA
PLI’s Outsourcing 2014 is a “must” for every lawyer with business clients engaged in outsourcing transactions!Outsourcing brings new opportunities and new risks for companies sourcing or providing critical services such as information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions.And there are newer and better approaches...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2014: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
This seminar is a must for all practitioners tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirementsThe demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. With nearly every case now involving some aspect of e-discovery, expertise in handling the many issues that can arise is critical. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will:...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Art & Science of Patent Searching

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This course comprehensively teaches how to conduct a professional patent search. It provides direction for determining when a search is needed and what types and sources of information should be searched in the process. Patent searching is both an art and a science. Consequently, search capability improves with practice. But optimum practice requires a solid foundation for those who seek to conduc...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Comprehensive PCT Practice

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Since coming into force in 1978, the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) has established itself as a valuable way for applicants to obtain patent protection in many countries around the world. The number of PCT Contracting States is currently 146 and growing. PCT members include the vast majority of industrialized, developing and emerging countries of the world. The Comprehensive PCT course guides the...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting Patent License Agreements

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This course and its text provide concrete drafting and negotiating advice with precise references to existing law. The course lays the groundwork for a clause-by-clause examination of all significant elements of the patent licensing agreement. The practical questions always focused on are how and whether each element is sufficient to serve the business needs of the parties while remaining legally ...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Federal Circuit Law (2012-2014)

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Every practitioner knows the importance, if not the fundamental requirement, of staying up-to-date on Federal Circuit and Supreme Court law. But the Federal Circuit weekly hands down opinions, frequently precedential opinions in patent cases that, according to the Federal Circuit’s Internal Operating Procedures for precedential opinions (IOP # 10), add something to the existing body of case law, a...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

America Invents Act: Monumental Changes, the Consequences and the Unanswered Questions

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The extensive, complicated, unprecedented statutory changes and additions made by the America Invents Act have now become fully effective. Not only is it necessary for all patent professionals to know the new law, we must – during a transition period that will last for many years to come – be able to determine when the AIA law applies and when the pre-AIA version of the law applies.

The con...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating and Enforcing the FDA Orange Book Listable U.S. Patent

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
In both lecture and interactive formats, the course will provide comprehensive and practical guidance to help today’s counselor apply industry considerations to the procurement of patents, to the Orange Book listing process, and to defense against challenge in ANDA litigation and PTO post grant proceedings such as IPR and PGR. The course will also address common mistakes that interfere with the co...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

When, Why and How to Effectively Appeal to the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
While the Kappos administration brought welcome change to the USPTO, the fact remains that applicants can face significant hurdles in prosecuting patent applications, as seen from the over 26,000 ex parte appeals pending before the Board. In many cases, appeals to the
Patent Trial and Appeal Board are required in order to provide applicants with the full scope of patent protection to which the...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Critical Start-Up Business & Legal Issues 2014

Palo Alto, California, USA
Free Live Lunch Program for Entrepreneurs and Attorneys Who Advise Start-UpsPlease join our expert faculty for PLI’s first free 90-minute lunch program, live from the heart of Silicon Valley. If you cannot make it to the live lunch program, you can participate via the Live Audiocast.Entrepreneurs often have great ideas for new products or services, but need help navigating legal, organizational an...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Counsel Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
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 matters of corporate law departments, while adding value to the enterprise. The role of the corporate counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial tur...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher. The increased trend of employers challenging all Unemployment Benefits claims has been combined with the explosion of Unemployment Insurance claims during the recession. Budget cuts and program changes have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients. Several significant changes to key benefits p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

New York, New York, USA
The M&A markets were relatively flat throughout 2013, punctuated by episodic but unsustained bursts of activity. By contrast, 2014 appears to be off to a more robust start. The variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Will the tough markets...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2nd Annual Issues in Condemnation

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
This seminar will include an overview and update of Georgia eminent domain legal issues and land valuation litigation, with emphasis on emerging legal issues and recent court decisions impacting Georgia eminent domain.

This program is a must for anyone involved in the governmental land acquisition process, whether as an attorney, appraiser, government official, or owner. You will hear firs...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in California

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

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

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The Seminar Group
Oct 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy

Berkeley, California, USA
UC Berkeley is organizing a three-day certificate program on sustainable energy policy titled, Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy, on 10/3-10/5, 2014. This program will provide an in-depth understanding of the current energy and climate policies in California and US, and how they impact key sectors, including energy and agriculture. I'd like to make sure your affiliates are aware of this...

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College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley
Oct 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Judges' Pet Peeves 2014: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

New York, New York, USA
Corporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations. Indeed, never in the history of criminal or corporate law has the existence of an effective compliance and ethics program been more valuable.A host of factors have together upped the ante on compliance programs, including: The enormity of recent criminal fines and other sanctions The aggressive enforcement of c...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling: Delays, Acceleration and Conflict Resolution

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Don’t miss this exceptional cast of industry leaders for a detailed discussion of the Construction Project Scheduling process, including Delays, Acceleration & Conflict Resolution. You will not find such a wide range of well-known experts on these topics anywhere else. Come hear a preconstruction executive give practical advice about project schedules, a consultant & expert witness discuss site de...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Law

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
As state, local and federal governments increase their, purchasing, interactions, and demands on or with businesses, property owners and regulated professionals, more and more clients are faced with unique government law issues that seem alien to a traditional commercial practice. Whether through transactional advice, administrative and compliance matters, or pure litigation, matters with and agai...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Currently, close to 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. The California Special Education Law 2014 program will provide attendees with a targeted look at a number of hot topics and cutting edge issues affecting the practice of Special Education Law today.Transition Planning: Trends...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2014

New York, New York, USA
This program provides a general overview of specific New York law that affects many low-income renters. Home renters at risk of eviction need competent representation to help them save their homes. By attending this program, you will gain a broad understanding of some of the law that affects New York City, and some New York State, renters and can decide whether to partner with a legal services org...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 8, 2014

Seminar

US Patent Formalities

London, England
TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED AT THIS SEMINAR:

US New Application or National Phase Formality Requirements
Information Disclosure Statements
Prosecution Process
Patent Term Adjustment
Things to Consider at Allowance
SPEAKERS:

Elizabeth Doherty - Finnegan Europe LLP

Catherine Van Houten - Arnold Porter LLP

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Management Forum Ltd
Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
With the continued expansion of new media outlets and the growing importance of social networking, advertisers are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program brings together top in-house and firm practitioners who will share their expertise and provide strategies for managing the legal risks and avoiding the pitfalls that...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

New York, New York, USA
The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

11th Annual Labor & Employment Law

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“The more things change, the more they stay the same.” That old adage has never been more true, at least when it comes to Labor & Employment law. The “newly formulated” N.L.R.B. and its General Counsel continue to make headlines with new rulings and interpretations. Who would have thought, for example, that scholarship football players at Northwestern University are “employees” who can vote to uni...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 9, 2014

Seminar

2014 Banking Institute

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Over a Dozen Seasoned Community Banking Attorneys Presenting on Current Issues and Trends in the Areas of:

Strategic Planning
Human Resources
Commercial Lending
Fiduciary Services

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Rhoads & Sinon LLP
Oct 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2014: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

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

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
This 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 dispositions of unwanted operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

New York, New York, USA
Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets. The Dodd-Frank Act is substantially changing how these important instruments are regulated and transacted. This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their new environment.A derivative is a financial instrument that allocates the risks and price exposures associated with a designated reference as...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2014

Seminar

International Contract Law

London, England
This seminar aims to provide an overview of the laws governing cross-border sale transactions looking at their impact on the contracting parties, the mechanisms commonly used when an international transportation of goods is involved and the instruments available to the contracting parties looking to mitigate their respective transactional risks. In the last session of this course we will review th...

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