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Mar 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced 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.What you will learnDay 2 - Sound Recordings; Music PublishingThe morning will be geared toward a basic understanding of an artist-record company agreement with a mock negotiati...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2015

Seminar

Ten Legal Tips for Small Business Success - Mar 3, 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
10 legal tips to help emerging and established business owners start, grow, and build prosperous ventures.

Running a small business takes a lot of work. Amid all this, it can be easy to forget about the legal aspects of running a business. However, attending to these matters sooner rather than later is likely to save you time, stress, and expense in the long run. Join us as Lema Khorshid pr...

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Illinois SBDC at UIC
Mar 4, 2015

Seminar

Reforming the courts and tribunals service - modernisation, infrastructure, efficiency and access

London, United Kingdom
Guest of Honour: Speaker confirmed from HM Courts & Tribunals Service

This seminar will consider the future of the courts and tribunals service in England and Wales. It is timed to consider key challenges ahead for Government's five year programme of investment in the courts and tribunals system, which aims to develop efficiency via the use of technology, improving the estate, and modernisi...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Mar 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2015 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendExperienced 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.What you will learnDay 3 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment & Sports Litigation; FilmThe morning will provide an overview of book publishing agreement...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases!  What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing W...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendYou’ll hear expert panelists discuss: significant business and legal developments in the investment management area over the past year and important regulatory initiatives such as: The SEC’s regulatory agenda New money-market fund regulations New SEC staff guidance Potential new rulemakings relating to target date funds and exchange-traded funds Possible modifications of ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Government Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
What you will learn: The scope and application of the attorney-client privilege in the public sector Ethics rules that apply to government lawyers Understanding who the client is The interaction between ethics rules and other regulations that affect government lawyers Transitioning between the private and public sectors

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2015

Seminar

An Introduction to US Auditing Standards

London, United Kingdom
Many UK based auditors will have been asked to complete assurance services on behalf of USA based parent companies; or asked to complete a PCAOB audit. Such requests can be an invitation for trouble unless the auditor knows how to respond sensibly to such a request. The USA based auditors may presume that you know what they are talking about, they may not have much idea of the regulations which ar...

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MBL
Mar 9, 2015

Seminar

Shares & Share Capital After the Companies Act 2006

Belfast, Northern Ireland
The final provisions of the Companies Act 2006 are now in force.

The Act makes extensive change to the rules on shares and share capital; out with the old (authorised capital), in with the new (redeemable shares) and lots more in between.

If you advise companies and or their directors on anything to do with shares share capital and dividends this seminar is a must for you. It is an i...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual 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, or generate re...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 11, 2015

Seminar

The Law of Debt, Diligence & Bankruptcy in Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland
The law relating to bankruptcy (sequestration) within Scotland has changed extensively over the last ten years. From being an awkward and protracted process through the sheriff court, it has moved to a more process-driven operation involving an application to the Accountant in Bankruptcy and now relatively few cases are heard in the sheriff court. The new procedures have made bankruptcy available ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend “Renters across the nation, and in particular in California, are locked in a pernicious squeeze of rising rents and stagnant incomes that has diverted a growing share of their paycheck to rent,” reports the Wall Street Journal (Conor Dougherty, “California’s Affordable Rental Housing Crisis,” February 11, 2014).  The Journal continues, &ldq...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2015: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The M&A market has returned to a period of increased activity, characterized by the reemergence of larger transactions.   In addition to large deals, the market has also seen a flurry of cross-border “inversion” transactions (which have been slowed by recent regulatory action), as well as spin-offs and a record number of activist campaigns. Continue...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

Seminar

Advanced Tax Aspects of Reorganising the Family Company/Group

Glasgow, Scotland
This course builds on "Tax Aspects of Reorganising the Family Company/Group".

It looks at application of the Substantial Shareholding Exemption both in the context of the s110, IA 1986 reorganisation and the s213, ICTA 1988 demerger and also in preparatory intra group reorganisations.

It will also look at the availability of Business Property Relief for inheritance tax and the availa...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Leases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability.  Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will explain the basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and discuss current developments and trends, including a legislative update on immigration reform.  You will receive a course handbook with articles by leading practitioners and sample documents and forms to assist you in your practice.  What You Will Learn An overview of U.S. i...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
This institute will examine recent trends, developments, and cutting-edge issues in employment law. Topics to be discussed include monitoring and investigating employees' social media activity; common ethical pitfalls for employment lawyers; legal issues arising both in the hiring process and termination of an employee; and violence in the workplace. There will also be break-out sessions focusing ...

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New York City Bar
Mar 13, 2015

Seminar

Tax Aspects of Buying & Selling SMEs

Glasgow, Scotland
There is a myriad of tax issues and different taxes to consider when advising on either the sale or purchase of an SME or its business. Whether you are acting/advising in the purchase or sale of a family business or private company getting the tax right is one of the key essential elements.

This seminar will give you all the latest thinking on this thorny subject. Delegates will gain a deep...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 13, 2015

Seminar

Negotiating Tax Indemnities & Warranties - A Practical Guide

Glasgow, Scotland
This seminar is aimed at accountants and solicitors who find themselves having to negotiate the tax indemnity and the warranties given on the sale or purchase of a private company.

The approach is practical and will examine typical clauses in the tax deed and look at specific warranties and how they might be amended.

The seminar will also cover the issue of disclosure as it affects ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2015: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why Should You 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 offe...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Social Media 2015

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 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThe Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups.You design the two-day schedule that best meets yo...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPsychological issues in employment law are both unavoidable and fascinating. They help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice regarding a variety of employment issues, play a central role in litigation, shape damages analyses, and motivate or impede resolution of disputes, including employment lawsuits. Psychological issues often are at the core of incentivizing employees, n...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2015

Seminar

A Practical Guide to Drafting IT Contracts

London, United Kingdom
IT contracts are notoriously difficult to draft. This half-day course will introduce delegates to the "dark arts" of drafting IT contracts including wizard wheezes and a problem 'sorting hat'. The emphasis throughout will be on the practical and the pragmatic, rather than the academic.

This course will be aimed at commercial lawyers without specific expertise in the drafting of IT contracts...

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MBL
Mar 16, 2015

Seminar

The Statutory Residence Test

Edinburgh, Scotland
The 2013 Finance Act received Royal Assent on 17 July and the UK finally had a statutory residence test.

Whilst the statutory residence test does bring greater certainty it is not without complexity. This course will provide a detailed overview of the test, discuss practical issues (including 2013/14 tax return completion) and consider the split year rules and the additional anti-avoidance ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 17, 2015

Seminar

Preparing for Partnership - A One Day Intensive Workshop for New & Future Partners

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Developing talented people has become a top priority for law firms. Nowhere is it more important to get this right than at the crucial transition point from associate to partner.

Investing in effective partner development can pay significant dividends through improved performance and by reducing the costs of wasteful staff and partner turnover.

Partners should not just be selected, b...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The reduction to writing of an agreed-upon understanding among parties can sometimes be viewed as a cursory step in formalizing a business relationship. Yet the manner in which concepts are expressed on a page is often as important as the concepts themselves. Solid contract-drafting skills are therefore essential tools to any professional who deals with transactions or busine...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Security Disability 2015: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice

New York, New York, USA
Scholarships are available to attend this program.  Please click this link for information. 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. By att...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 18, 2015

Seminar

Company Law Update - North of the Border

Glasgow, Scotland
This course is for those who are reasonably familiar with company law but through pressure of work have little time to keep up to date with the developments in the law itself. The course aims to explain the current state of company law now that the Companies Act 2006 has bedded in, to look at certain developments in insolvency law, and to discuss implications of recent case law in the context of d...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How To Read Financial Statements 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes. At this practical half-day event, a distinguis...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Skilled litigators use depositions to gather information, learn about an adversary’s case, and get a close-up look at the performance of potential trial witnesses.  Our faculty of experienced litigators will share their diverse insights and provide practical advice to guide you through every facet of the deposition process and give you the fundamental skills you ne...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 19, 2015

Seminar

Legal Rights (A Wholly Scottish Concept) - The Hidden Traps

Edinburgh, Scotland
Legal Rights have been a very important part of Scots Law for many years - being conceived as a protection against unfair disinheritance. They are considered to be reasonably straightforward - but in truth they are not and can cause great difficulty in relation to the administration of a testate estate.

Why you need to attend - To understand that legal rights are not such a simple concept a...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2015: 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 731,696 in 2013.  That is more than a 1,200% increase in less than a 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 unde...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Consumer bankruptcy lawyers are the solution for millions of individuals facing financial difficulties. This half-day program will provide legal and practical information for both experienced consumer bankruptcy lawyers and lawyers who do not regularly practice in this field, but are finding an increasing need to understand essential information in this area. The program will...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Investigations 2015: The Expanding Role of Electronic Information in Investigation and Response

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In many ways, 2014 was the year that highlighted privacy and security issues involving electronic information. As revelations of massive data breaches and the loss of private information became public, both regulators and corporate entities grappled with the consequences of those revelations and the investigations that followed.  At the same time, regulators and corporat...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

New York CPLR 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Every year, the New York Courts interpret, and re-interpret, the important procedural rules that govern litigation in New York State.  Perhaps of pre-eminent importance is the ongoing development of the law with respect to the draconian statute of limitations.  The Courts lack the power to extend the applicable statute, or to exercise discretion to assist a tardy pl...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2015

Seminar

A to Z of Buying & Selling a Private Company - In 2 Days

Glasgow, Scotland
This comprehensive two day course is designed for general corporate and commercial practitioners and those wishing to consider the step by step transactional and practical approach to a share deal. It will examine the actual documentation used and highlight the pitfalls and traps that may or may not become apparent during the transaction.

The commercial and legal viewpoint of both a seller ...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015

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 in, or often find themselves involved in trademark law, this program brings together an outstanding expert faculty of practitioners and industry experts who will pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 24, 2015

Seminar

Commercial Negotiation

Glasgow, Scotland
Negotiation has always been the one of the most important lawyer's skills both for commercial deals and for disputes. Now it needs essential honing in the new environment as more disputes are settled or decided by mediation/arbitration and many go to on-line dispute resolution.

What is the lawyer's role in these new contexts?
How best can we keep control of alternative dispute resolution...

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MBL Seminars
Mar 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2015

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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 25, 2015

Seminar

The Puzzle of Italian Employment Law : The Crimes of Personnel Management

Milan, Italy
The Puzzle of Italian Employment Law : The Crimes of Personnel Management
This seminar is part of an annual series of 'Academy' courses hosted by LEXELLENT. During this event LEXELLENT's Marco Giangrande will explore the errors commonly made by Human Resource professionals in terms of managaing a workforce in Italy.

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LEXELLENT
Mar 26, 2015

Seminar

International Licensing, Manufacture Under Licence and Technology Transfer Agreement

London, United Kingdom
A comprehensive overview of all key matters to be considered, by the licensor and the licencee, when dealing with international licensing agreements generally and in particular when handling manufacture under licence and technology transfer agreements.

THERE WILL BE A 20% DISCOUNT IF BOOKING THIS MEETING TOGETHER WITH THE CROSS-BORDER COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS -ADVANCED MASTERCLASS ON 27 MARCH 2...

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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 26, 2015

Seminar

Spring College on EU Food Law

Brussels, Belgium
During this 2-day course, food law novices and junior practitioners will get the chance to learn and immediately apply the essentials of EU Food Law. High-profile lecturers from industry and private practice, will familiarise the audience with the ins and outs of health & nutrition claims and food information law. Thanks to our highly practical workshops based on real-life scenarios, participants ...

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Lexxion Publisher
Mar 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, to learn all you need to know about critical Post-Grant proceedings. Post-grant patent challenge proceedings were pursued in record number – more than twice what was predicted – before the USPTO’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) in 2014. The level of filing continues to accelerate wel...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. An expert faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everythin...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 27, 2015

Seminar

Cross Border Commercial Contracts – Advanced Masterclass

London, United Kingdom
‘Form and Function – Two sides of the same coin’

IN THIS SEMINAR YOU WILL LEARN TO:

Critically review cross-border commercial contracts
Strategically define the crucial contractual provisions that need to be incorporated into cross-border agreements
Draft and negotiatie key terms more effectively
Identify and address the cross-border concerns relevant to specific business re...

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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer 2015

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnEthics rules that govern behavior in negotiation, including: When is it permissible to communicate with adverse clients, directly or indirectly? What exposure does counsel have for participating in the negotiation and execution of contracts containing express or implied misrepresentations? Protecting sensitive information and responding to opponent’s probes for sensitive inf...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2015

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 exceed their federal tax liabilities and state revenue departments have intensified their audit activities in a search for revenue. PLI is delighted to present this essential program in which leading state and local tax experts will describe basic princip...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. Why You Should Attend With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence.  Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expan...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pension Plan Investments 2015: Current Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced practitioners in the area of pension investment law, together with senior representatives of the Department of Labor, will give their perspectives, and illuminate issues, on current topics and recent developments. Continued statutory, regulatory and market changes ensure a full agenda of new developments to be debated and analyzed by the panelists. The Dodd-Frank ...

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Practising Law Institute





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