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Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendOver-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets.  The Dodd-Frank Act and other regulations have changed and are continuing to change how these important instruments are regulated and transacted.  This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their current environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that alloc...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Elder Law In-Depth

New York, New York, USA
The program will provide in-depth information on the following areas: (1) "Expanded Medicaid Transitions," (2) "The Inner-Workings of Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts," and (3) "Ethics for Attorneys Serving as Fiduciaries. The program will feature a presentation by Jacob McDonald, Esq., Client Services Counsel with Medicare Rights Center, who will discuss the transition process for individuals wi...

New York City Bar Association
Oct 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Jury Selection in New York: Putting on a Winning Case

New York, New York, USA
This program will provide useful information and instruction for practicing attorneys, specifically trial lawyers, as to the rules and methodologies of jury selection, as well as an analysis of legal and strategic considerations involved in the process. Topics discussed will include effective juror questioning, identifying and demonstrating juror bias, analyzing certain juror responses and how to ...

New York City Bar Association
Oct 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FLSA Math: How to Calculate Wage-Related Damages

New York, New York, USA
This lively and challenging CLE program will provide the nuts-and-bolts necessary for attendees to understand the at times confusing formulas that apply when calculating wage-related damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law. Join a distinguished panel of management and employee-side attorneys and a judge as they explain the myriad ways in which damages are calculated u...

New York City Bar Association
Oct 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Dodd-Frank Act established a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products.  That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC.  For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and has most r...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendLearn the ins and outs of post-grant trial proceedings.Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, for an in-depth analysis of the USPTO’s post-grant patent trial (“AIA Trial”) proceedings.  AIA Trial proceedings continue to be pursued in record number, and the PTAB is now the busiest patent court in the United States. Moreover, th...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendImproving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice where the...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Anti-Money Laundering for Lawyers: How to Develop a Comprehensive Compliance Program

New York, New York, USA
Anti-Money Laundering ("AML") regulations based on the Bank Secrecy Act ("BSA") and the Office of Foreign Asset Control ("OFAC") seek to stop fraudsters from using financial institutions to "legitimize" the proceeds of their ill-gotten gains. There has been a steady uptick in supervisory and enforcement actions involving BSA/AML/OFAC issues for all types of financial institutions, coupled with ste...

New York City Bar Association
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ABA

ERISA Basics National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program Co-Chairs: Denise M. Clark, Clark Law Group, PLLC, Washington, DC Marjorie A. Butler, Counsel for ERISA, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Boston, MA Benjamin Eisner, Spear Wilderman, PC, Philadelphia, PA Russell Hirschhorn, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY For practitioners who address issues related to employee benefit plans, this 2 1/2-day National Institute will pro...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Oct 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Legal Ethical Issues with Professor Stephen Gillers

New York, New York, USA
No matter your practice area or whether or not you have previously attended, you won't want to miss this program. Join us to hear this nationally renowned professor and ethicist address current issues of legal ethics. Programs typically feature distinct topics which are chosen close in time to the event to maximize topicality. The topics are geared to an audience of diverse interests. Audience que...

New York City Bar Association
Oct 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2017: 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 these 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 — a...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendNew technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or counsel a technology company or any other company that creates or works with trade secrets – which means any company – this course will teach you what you need to know to...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

New York, New York, 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 AttendHaving an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to compan...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Online Platforms 2017: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Internet and networked technologies have spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing products or services that bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, shaking up old industries and networks, and creating new business opportunities and challenges. New technologies and online platforms a...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ownership of Cooperative Apartment & Condominiums by Trusts

New York, New York, USA
This course presents an overview of changes in the Federal estate, gift and generation-skipping taxes, as well as a description of more common types of trusts and trends in transfer requests for permissions to transfer apartments to such trusts, including Grantor Trusts, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts and Dynasty Trusts. It covers the tax attributes of these tr...

New York City Bar Association
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

The Nuts and Bolts of Executive Compensation

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
The fundamentals of executive compensation including governance, accounting, litigation, and relevant tax rules and codes will be explained in order for those less experienced in the field, to get the most out of the rest of the program. Moderator: Martha N. Steinman, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC Speakers: Elizabeth Gartland, Fenwick & West LLP, San Francisco, CA Daniel B. Lange, Den...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Nov 1, 2017

Conference

Labor and Employment Law Summit

Chicago, Illinois, USA
At the Labor and Employment Law Summit partners, in-house counsel and regulators will share their insights and experiences on best practices for mitigating risk and ensuring business continuity. You will take a closer look at the recent changes to legislations and case law that are impacting the labor and employment practice and leave prepared to handle the challenges that lie ahead. With the new...

Hanson Wade
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for th...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendTechnological innovation, Federal Circuit appellate oversight, and Supreme Court decisions continue to drive significant changes in the law. At this program, several different perspectives on many of the most pressing issues will be offered by experienced practitioners. It is designed to give you the information you need to maintain your practice edge, concentrating on new dev...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendCompanies continue turning to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities.  Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business tod...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Preparing For Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hedge fund activism has become a ubiquitous feature of the corporate landscape, affecting public companies of all sizes. As the phenomenon has become more commonplace, it has also become more diverse, and the means of addressing it and being prepared for it have evolved. Learn about the current state of hedge fund activism and best practices for preparing for and engaging wit...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ABA

Executive Compensation National Institute 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Program Co-Chairs: Andrew Liazos, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Boston, MA Martha N. Steinman, Hogan Lovells US LLP, New York, NY This National Institute is designed for those who address issues related to compensating senior corporate executives: private practitioners, in-house corporate counsel, employee benefit consultants, service providers, compensation managers and consultants. This program w...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendCompanies continue turning to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities.  Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business tod...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendHaving an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to companies of all types.    Such programs are a necessary tool to manage the substantial risks posed by employee and third party misconduct.  Compliance and ethics programs also help mitigate the harm from violations when they occur.  Companies that achieve success in this realm minimize ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation

New York, New York, USA
What You Will Learn IPOs and public offerings by seasoned issuers Private offerings and public offerings by smaller reporting companies Legislative and regulatory developments in a new administration Focus on disclosure: regulatory action and practical considerations What’s new in accounting and financial reporting? Ethical issues in transactional settings Taking a...

Practising Law Institute






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