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Apr 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2017

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 it remain at an all-time high. Recent FCPA and bribery enforcement actions demonstrate that no industry is immune from scrutiny and this past year has seen record settlements.  Beyond the FCPA, more countries and international or...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE Marathon 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE Marathon 2017 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. What You Will Learn Update on ethical issues Ethical issues for in-house counsel Ci...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2017: Current Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Staying abreast of the current developments in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganizations is essential, and this advanced conference assembles a remarkable faculty of bankruptcy judges and leading practitioners who will provide you with a thorough review and analysis of hot topics and recent decisions in diverse industries, including in energy. They will cover the Supreme ...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Conflicts of Interest & Fiduciary Duties 2017: Navigating the Emerging Regulatory Maze

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The legal framework applying to fiduciary investment advice is undergoing a sea change.  The DOL has finalized rulemaking that is dramatically changing the regulatory framework establishing fiduciary duties and obligations for broker-dealers, advisors and service providers in the retirement marketplace. At the same time, the SEC continues to advance its consideration of...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

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

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

11th 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 meets...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2017

Seminar

ComplianceOnline Banking Summit 2017 Risk Management and Data Security

New York, New York, USA
Banking and financial services play a vital role in today’s globalized economy. Banking industry is the most heavily regulated and the regulators are demanding a far greater level of insight and awareness about the risks banks manage, and the effectiveness of the controls they have in place to reduce or mitigate these risks. This banking summit will discuss numerous banking regulations and will fe...

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ComplianceOnline
Apr 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial Evidence 2017: Advocacy, Analysis, Illustrations

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Trial Evidence 2017 is a fast-moving program, featuring a unique blend of doctrinal analysis, illustrations, and practical applications. You will learn fundamental evidence law, as well as important recent trends and developments. Program Format and Faculty The program is both highly informative and entertaining. Numerous evidentiary issues will be illustrated by famous trial...

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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2017: 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 informa...

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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017

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 essential to the success and growth ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2017 (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 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2017: 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 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend This three-day seminar has been designed to ensure that all attendees will benefit, from beginners to experts. The first two days will present a logical and comprehensive study of the basic framework and many important intricacies of Subchapter K, an area of the tax law that many believe can be understood only in its totality. The third day will focus on the application of pa...

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Practising Law Institute
May 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding source...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

22nd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

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

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to change. 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 nature of pretrial practice in litigation mean for your practice? ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2017

Seminar

Employment Laws Certificate Program for Managers and Supervisors

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
If you supervise at least one employee you need to be knowledgeable with Employment Laws in order to avoid costly lawsuits, judgements, settlements and to reduce employee complaints and claims. The amount of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other claims filed with the EEOC and the Department of Labor continue to rise every year. Now more than ever, managers and supervisors need to under...

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ComplianceOnline
May 4, 2017

Seminar

Navigating the Maze for Post-Market Compliance -- Complaint Handling, MDRs, Recalls

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
This interactive one and a half day course led by Ms. Rita Hoffman, Former FDA CDRH Recall Branch Chief, who has more than 36 years’ experience with the FDA will provide the participants tools to minimize risk of regulatory enforcement actions.
During the seminar, Ms. Hoffman will explain proper handling of complaints reportable or non-reportable, product complaint handling and documentation, h...

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ComplianceOnline
May 4, 2017

Seminar

Employment Laws for HR Professionals, Managers and Supervisors Certificate Program

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
If you supervise at least one employee you need to be knowledgeable with Employment Laws in order to avoid costly lawsuits, judgements, settlements and to reduce employee complaints and claims. The amount of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other claims filed with the EEOC and the Department of Labor continue to rise every year. Now more than ever, HR Professionals, managers and supervi...

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ComplianceOnline
May 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Technology 2017: Avoidance of Risk

New York, New York, USA
The financial services industry is heavily regulated, especially in the area of data security and privacy - and the regulations are constantly changing. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act changed the industry landscape, and companies must maintain their vigilance to comply with its requirements. Federal and state agencies, including the OCC, FFIEC, Federal Reserve and CF...

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Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth 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 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2017

New York, New York, USA
This program contains 4 NJ Newly Admitted categories for 7.8 hours. They are 1.5 credits of New Jersey Basic Estate Planning (NA2), 3.3 credits of New Jersey Civil or Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), 1.5 credits of New Jersey Family Law Practice (NA4), and 1.5 credits of New Jersey Law Office Management (NA9). This program, in conjunction with PLI’s New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2016, fulfi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Volcker Rule 2017: What it Means for Financial Institutions and Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend From the day it was proposed, Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, broadly referred to as The Volcker Rule, was met with controversy.  The Rule, which banned commercial banks from engaging in most forms of proprietary trading, made significant impacts to the financial industry from the moment it was ratified throughout its challenging implementation process and conformance...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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 little or no patent experience. The program 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 litigator’s p...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in the Workplace 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Psychological issues in employment law are unavoidable, fascinating, and often the key to preventing and resolving workplace disputes.  When understood, they help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice and litigation strategy.   When misunderstood, they exacerbate workplace disputes, divert attention from strategies that resolve conflict, and lead to mi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017

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

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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues

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

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Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend We continue to see unprecedented changes in our economic, business and regulatory regimes in general, and in enforcement efforts in particular. This unique program brings together panels of senior staff from the various enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, FINRA, New York State Department of Financial Services, U.S. Sec...

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Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

What Immigration Attorneys Need to Know to be an Emergency Responder to ICE Enforcement Actions (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has broad authority and discretion in respect to how it enforces immigration laws within the constraints of federal law and the Constitution. In January 2017, the President issued two Executive Orders, which directed ICE to prioritize the removal of more categories of immigrants in the United States than before and to more freque...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Redistricting and Voting 2017: The Legal Landscape

New York, New York, USA
 Why You Should Attend This program will address the significant legal developments impacting voting access and the redistricting of electoral districts.  Expert faculty will review important case law and pending cases, and also will examine relevant statutory and constitutional requirements, recent state activity, and strategic considerations involved in voting access and redistricting ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Specialized Deposition Techniques 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you’ve done one deposition or one hundred, you need to be prepared to handle the special situations that arise and know how to identify and exploit the opportunities that exist.  This program covers a range of topics and scenarios that can challenge even the most seasoned litigators.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and deposition experts will ou...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend 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.  What You Will Learn Dealing with the dishonest or less-than-candid client Inside counsel ethics challenges Lawyer as whistleblow...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2017: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

New York, New York, USA
The Supreme Court has, for reasons unknown, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly settled backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited weekly conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the current PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are of today but, rather, where will we be in the years and deca...

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

Chicago, Illinois, 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 16, 2017

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

London, England
COURSE OVERVIEW

Clinical trial agreements are one of the most important agreements in the pharma industry as no research can start without the right agreement in place between sponsor and host organisation. They provide a contract which manages the relationship and responsibilities of both parties, and provide for the allocation of risk, obligations, the protection of academia, terms of col...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2017

Seminar

The Impact of Patent Construction - How to Prove Infringement and Validity

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

This seminar will:-
Examine the principles of claim construction in the three jurisdictions
Contrast the doctrines of equivalents and purposive construction
Analyse validity requirements
Illustrate the major issues with panel discussion, comparative examples and case studies

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

This seminar provides:
A comprehensive overview of...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pension Plan Investments 2017: Current Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Stay Current on Pension Investment Law   Experienced practitioners in the area of pension investment law will share their perspectives, and illuminate issues, on current topics and recent developments. A new administration, as well as continued statutory, regulatory and market changes ensure a full agenda of new developments to be debated and analyzed by the panelists.  The Dodd-Fra...

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This three-day seminar has been designed to ensure that all attendees will benefit, from beginners to experts. The first two days will present a logical and comprehensive study of the basic framework and many important intricacies of Subchapter K, an area of the tax law that many believe can be understood only in its totality. The third day will focus on the application of pa...

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Practising Law Institute
May 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

High Profile Trials 2017

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
May 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices, and managing a nonprofit has become increasingly complex.  This program is designed to examine federal and state laws and regulations affecting nonprofits, as well as new challenges and practical solutions for overcoming those challenges. What You Will Learn Best practi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Follow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017

Hong Kong, HKG
Why You Should Attend Our Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017 will again be a highlight in the education calendar in Asia. Our faculty will be composed of the leading legal practitioners, including in-house counsel, active in the Asian, U.S. and UK corporate and securities law fields. In addition, we will be joined by key government and other regulators and ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2017

Seminar

Drafting and Managing Pharmaceutical Safety Exchange Agreements

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

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 interacti...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2017: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, 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 informa...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch. Gain an understanding of the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings. This program is designed for corporate and securities attorneys, compliance professionals, control room personnel, bankers and allied professionals who deal with private placements and ot...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2017

New York, New York, USA
As individuals and business taxpayers increasingly globalize their personal and commercial activity, they expose themselves to greater legal and tax obligations.  Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues.  Whether their clients are United States persons with assets or beneficiaries overseas, non-U.S. ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2017

New York, New York, USA
Child custody and visitation is a complex and ever-evolving area of family law. Those who appear before 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 providing an overview of custody and visitation issues in the court, as well as diving into the specifics ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

What Is "Sex"? Federal Legal Protections for LGBT People (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Since the 1970s and particularly after the Supreme Court’s decision in Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, the issue of whether federal sex discrimination laws protect LGBT people has been litigated all over the country. Courts have evaluated this key legal issue in different ways and in a variety of contexts, resulting in an unpredictable legal landscape for LGBT people and t...

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Practising Law Institute
May 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2017: Confidentiality, Behavioral Health & the Justice System

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Approximately 20 percent of Americans experience some type of mental illness in a given year, and the prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and some areas of the civil legal system, is even higher. This year’s Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts program will address the confidentiality issues...

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Practising Law Institute
May 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Motions to Suppress and to Terminate Removal Proceedings: Litigating Fourth Amendment Violations in Immigration Court (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Threats of increased immigration enforcement, promises of increased hiring of immigration and border patrol agents, and the elimination of “priority enforcement” categories likely mean a return to unconstitutional practices such as racial profiling and unreasonable searches and seizures, forced entry into homes, and workplace raids. The constitution provides a rem...

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