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May 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why You Should Attend Compliance and ethics programs are critically important to the success ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) is at the top of most companies’ key risk areas. DOJ and SEC resources devoted to investigating violations and enforcing the law remain at an all-time high. Recent FCPA and bribery enforcement actions demonstrate that no industry is immune from scrutiny.  Beyond the FCPA, an increasing number of countries, as ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
What You Will Learn This program will serve both as a refresher of ethical obligations, and also review recent developments impacting the professional responsibilities of attorneys in private practice as well as those who serve as inside counsel.  The program will be focused on practical guidance, and draw from real life lessons learned from other lawyers who have found themselves in ethical ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program features an experienced faculty of legal experts who are prepared to deliver practical insights on leveraged finance strategies and the current marketplace.  Starting with an overview of the current drivers of deal activity and trends in deal structures and terms, the opening panel will set the stage for a deeper look into area. New segments on leveraged fin...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Institute 2016: Developments & Hot Topics

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s Institute will examine developments in several key areas of antitrust— with emphasis on fundamentals and current developments — reflected in recent decisions as well as vigorous enforcement in the US and around the world.  Panels or nationally known practitioners and senior government enforcement officials will report on and explore developm...

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Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2016: Nuts and Bolts

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend A thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a v...

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Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

10th Annual Patent Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The 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 meet...

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Practising Law Institute
May 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to change, including new rules that went into effect on December 1, 2015. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice — pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement — have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing nat...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2016: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand  vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide inform...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE Marathon 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Illinois Professional Responsibility Marathon 2016 is designed to help attorneys practicing in Illinois meet their MCLE professional responsibility requirements, and will include discussion of best practices and new and emerging professionalism and ethical issues, including exploring topics such as civility, professionalism and inclusion in the law profession. Wh...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fourth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2016

Hong Kong, HKG
Why You Should Attend Our Fourth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2016 will feature a faculty composed of the leading legal practitioners, including in-house counsel, active in the Asian, U.S. and UK corporate and securities law fields, as well as key government regulators, prominent investment bank professionals and distinguished general counsel who will provide ti...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Partnerships and limited liability companies are now the entity of choice for doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acq...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2016: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the law. A liti...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2016: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly sleepy backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead - during ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

5th Annual White Collar Crime Institute

New York, New York, USA
White collar criminal investigations and prosecutions continue to dominate the headlines. In an evolving and dynamic enforcement landscape, the demands on and consequences for both institutions and individuals have escalated on a seemingly upward spiral. The scope and nature of white collar matters have become even more complex as large, cross-border, multi-jurisdiction investigations proliferate....

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New York City Bar
May 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

21st Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently celebrated its fourth 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 state and other federal regulators and attorneys general are ramping up their activities, and the volume o...

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Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2016

San Francisco, California, 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
May 12, 2016

Seminar

eCTD Submissions of IND and NDA/BLA to the US FDA

San Diego, California, USA
Soon FDA will stop accepting paper submissions of all kinds of applications. Despite there being extensive information available from FDA and other regulatory bodies regarding eCTD submission, creating one and submitting it through the electronic submission gateway (ESG) of the FDA, is a daunting task even for those proficient in computer systems and coding languages. The off-the-shelf software an...

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ComplianceOnline
May 12, 2016

Seminar

COSO Framework for Internal Controls, Risk Assessment and Financial Statement Audit

New York, New York, USA
This course will address the procedures for conducting a risk assessment for errors and fraud. It will review risks for financial statement preparation, operations, and compliance. Methods for designing and assessing the effectiveness of internal controls, including the importance of monitoring the controls, will be discussed.

Further, the instructor will review the COSO framework for inter...

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ComplianceOnline
May 12, 2016

Seminar

How To Conduct Workplace and Employee Relations Investigations

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From fact-finding to writing reports, this hands on 2 day seminar will cover the dos and don’ts of conducting workplace investigations so you can gain the confidence to be a competent and effective investigator.

The first day includes learning combined with crucial exercises.
The second day is a Mock Investigation where unlike in the real world, you can learn in an environment where mist...

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ComplianceOnline
May 12, 2016

Seminar

How to build and validate Excel spreadsheets for GxP compliance

Orlando, Florida, USA
This two-day seminar teaches how to develop and validate Excel spreadsheets for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. This training event covers all of the required features that have to be configured in Excel. In class you will create the validation documents for an application that you develop. We will use the risk based computer system validation approach that typically saves two thirds of the validation ...

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ComplianceOnline
May 13, 2016

Seminar

Change Management in IP

London, United Kingdom
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
Take away a practical toolkit with a str...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2016

New York, New York, USA
This program contains 5 NJ Newly Admitted categories for 7.8 hours. They are 1.4 credits of New Jersey Law Office Management (NA9), 2.2 credits of New Jersey Civil or Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Landlord/Tenant Practice (NA7), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Municipal Court Practice (NA8), 1.4 credits of New Jersey Real Estate Closing Procedures (NA5). This program, in co...

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2016

Seminar

International Licensing, Manufacture Under Licence and Technology Transfer Agreements

London, United Kingdom
Licensing agreements are frequently used by commercial entities and public or quasi public bodies, for the development of new business prospects and for cross-border expansion. This seminar will give practical advice on the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful deal.
It offers a comprehensive overview of all the key matters to be considered – by the licensor an...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of perso...

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2016

Seminar

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
THIS SEMINAR WILL INCLUDE:-

The often unseen traps posed by differing EU and US requirements
Best practices for reconciling the EU and US requirements and drafting an application to:
Maximise scope of protection
Reduce objections
Minimise costs and maximise flexibility
Prosecution procedures
EPO and USPTO approaches to rejections
Responding to EPO and USPTO rejections, ...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2016

Seminar

CDISC Mapping and Strategies Implemented

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
CDISC requirements to create SDTMs and ADaMs are not easy to understand or apply. There are many rules and standards that must be mastered and maintained across global studies. Pharmaceutical companies and CROs supporting global studies have a need to apply proven methods that reduce confusion and improve documentation. With new members joining the study team, there should be a system to help stan...

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ComplianceOnline
May 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Volcker Rule 2016: What it Means for Financial Institutions and Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend July 21, 2015 marked the deadline for all firms to be compliant with The Volcker Rule.  In the years prior to this date, many firms reformed or eliminated some business lines to achieve compliance while some banks still struggle to meet their compliance obligations today.  The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve granted extensions and is prepared to further de...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services IT 2016: Avoidance of Risk

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Financial Services Industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries and the regulations are constantly changing.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act changed the landscape and companies must maintain their vigilance to comply with its requirements, even four years after it was enacted.  The last six months has yielded further re...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Litigation National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Approaching ERISA from a litigation perspective, this program emphasizes the practical, not the theoretical. This National Institute is for litigators and benefits practitioners who wish to further their knowledge of the substantive and most recent case law. For ERISA specialists who draft plan language and render advice about plan administration, the program provides tips for minimizing litigatio...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Silicon Valley Corporate Law Update 2016: Start-Ups, Financings, IPOs, M&A

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

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2016

Seminar

Building a Sustainable Validation Program from Top to Bottom

Miami, Florida, USA
Companies face many common issues and confusion when creating or revamping their validation programs. Some of them include:

While an organization has ample experience in perfecting its process validation program, it may not be able to get its arms around the facility and equipment changes that require never ending equipment qualification (IQ, OQ, PQ).
Customer or 483 audit findings requi...

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ComplianceOnline
May 18, 2016

Seminar

FDA Recalls - Before You Start, and After You Finish: 2-Day In-Person Seminar by Ex-FDA Official

Rosemont, Illinois, USA
FDA's recall authority and program launches you into a project of crisis management. You will learn how to establish a roadmap for conducting recalls. The knowledge you gain will sharpen your recall management decisions and strategy. You will learn how to use the FDA's health risk criteria so you can develop effective recall procedures. One critical aspect of recalls involves the identification of...

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ComplianceOnline
May 18, 2016

Seminar

FMLA and ADA Compliance Certificate Program

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Is your company at risk for non-compliance of FMLA and/or ADA? Is your company a lawsuit waiting to happen?

This 3-day seminar discusses and explains major provisions of FMLA and ADA and provides an outline for untangling the multitude of obligations employers face under the two laws, as well as integration with other leave laws.

The key to untangling ADA and FMLA is to understand th...

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ComplianceOnline
May 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2016: Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As fashion brands and retailers manage an increasingly competitive and technological marketplace and provide consumers with a greater variety of products and expanded retail platforms, significant and evolving risks present challenges for the lawyers who advise them.  Attend this program and explore the key legal issues for brands and retailers, and investors in those s...

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2016

Seminar

Latin America: Regulatory Compliance Requirements for Life Science Products

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
This two-day comprehensive Course on Latin America Regulatory compliance requirements will cover topics ranging from pre-clinical and clinical requirements through product registration, amendments and renewals across Pharmaceuticals, Biologics, Medical Devices and Combination Products. The Course will address the structure of the regulatory agencies in Latin America and discuss local cultural nuan...

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ComplianceOnline
May 19, 2016

Seminar

Payment Risk Management - Overcoming Payments Risk

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Payments risk is everywhere in business today. Whether you process payments for payroll, for consumer payments, or for transfers to other businesses, there is a lot to consider that extends well beyond the processing rules of the payment platform.

In 2015, OFAC fines averaged just shy of $43million per case. Ranging from just under $23,000 against one company to over $329million for another...

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ComplianceOnline
May 19, 2016

Seminar

US and Canada Customs Brokerage - A Thorough Analysis

Seattle, Washington, USA
This course will talk about US/Canadian Customs Brokerage.

What does a broker do?
How can I be sure that all of my legal and regulatory requirements are met?
What would I need to cover if I brought brokerage in-house?
Who is involved in the brokerage business?
Who are the players?
What are the rules and regulations that brokers must adhere to?
Where can I find the regulati...

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ComplianceOnline
May 19, 2016

Seminar

Sales and Use Tax - Compliance and Best Practices

San Francisco, California, USA
Sales and Use Tax Compliance is among the most challenging areas for Accounts Payable professionals to master. Currently, 45 states and the District of Columbia levy a sales and use tax. Five states do not, but individual counties within those states may. In addition, Congress is currently considering legislation that would create a National Internet Sales Tax.

This 2-day seminar will cover...

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ComplianceOnline
May 19, 2016

Seminar

Credit Risks and Risk Mitigation Techniques

San Francisco, California, USA
Review the categories of credit risk incurred when selling to customers inside the U.S. and the additional risks involved when selling overseas and then learn how various tools are designed to manage these risks.

The first day's session compares commercial and standby letters of credit, standard and silent letter of credit confirmations, bank and corporate guarantees, forfaiting, factoring,...

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ComplianceOnline
May 19, 2016

Seminar

Drafting and Managing Pharmaceutical Safety Exchange Agreements

London, United Kingdom
The effective management of the pharmacovigilance aspects of commercial agreements is essential for all parties involved. Ensuring the inclusion of key pharmacovigilance-relevant terms in agreements and monitoring compliance with them can be challenging, but is essential for compliance with current regulatory requirements relating to medicinal products.

This interactive seminar will address...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that...

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2016

Seminar

Praxisseminar: EU-Beihilferecht & wirtschaftliche Betätigung der öffentlichen Hand

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Das Praxisseminar "EU-Beihilferecht & wirtschaftliche Betätigung der öffentlichen Hand" gibt Ihnen einen Überblick über die Grundzüge des Beihilferechts und den diesbezüglichen Fragestellungen im Beteiligungsmanagement und liefert konkrete Praxistipps für das Verwaltungshandeln vor Ort.

Lars Scheider ist als städtischer Verwaltungsdirektor seit über 15 Jahre im Beteiligungsmanagement der St...

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Lexxion Legal Publisher
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ohio New Lawyers Training 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Why You Should Attend Newly admitted Ohio attorneys must complete 12 hours of New Lawyers Training by the end of their first biennial compliance period. Three of the 12 hours MUST consist of instruction on topics related to professional conduct, professional relationships, obligations of lawyers, or aspirational ideals of the profession; instruction on topics related to fundamental law office mana...

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2016: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Whether you’re a transactional attorney or a litigator, when financial and accounting records emerge in the legal matter you’re handling, it helps to know some accounting basics.  The numbers always tell a story – one that may support your legal position.  Being able to recognize the relevant accounting principles at work and how they influence the...

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Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for benefits. Taught by some of the country’s most experienced disability practitioners, this advanced seminar will delve into the practical details for prosecuting and defending these claims. This one-half day program will address legal developments and the how to’s of benefits claims including: administrative claims and appeals, litigati...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 23, 2016

Seminar

Practical Seminar on European Pre-Accession Instruments (IPA) in 2014 – 2020

Ixelles, Belgium
The European Union is the world’s biggest donor providing more than half of all development aid worldwide. In order to cooperate with the EU successfully, and benefit from the funds, beneficiaries will have to comply with a multitude of regulations. EU financing instruments such as the Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPA) necessitate extensive planning, reporting and a strictly result based manageme...

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Lexxion Legal Publisher
May 23, 2016

Seminar

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

Trier, Germany
Seminar for National Civil Servants

Objective:
The aim of this seminar is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and tools for the successful implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. It will also allow them to exchange best practices in the field.

Key topics:
- The UNCRPD: purpose, general principles and obligations, key conc...

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Academy of European Law (ERA)
May 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Child Custody and Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Child custody and guardianship is a complex and ever-evolving area of family law. Those who appear in the Family Courts of New York must understand how to effectively represent their respective clients in these complex and emotionally-charged proceedings. This half-day program will focus on two significant types of modification of child custody and guardianship: changes in ci...

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Practising Law Institute





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