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Aug 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FTCA and Other Civil Rights Claims - Immigration Enforcement & Damages Actions (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIncreased immigration enforcement is likely to include enforcement practices that give rise to damages actions. Claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act, Bivens, and Section 1983 are important tools to combat abusive enforcement practices and ensuring that federal and local law enforcement abide by their constitutional obligations. This program will give a general overview of each of these claims....

Practising Law Institute
Aug 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tech Startups: Navigating the Legal Maze

Des Moines, Iowa, USA
This CLE will review legal technological issues start up companies deal with such as mobile applications, website agreements, and web development. This presentation reviews these issues to provide a workable framework attorneys can use to help identify opportunities and issues their clients may have

Drake Law School
Sep 1, 2017

Seminar

Session 1: Wills, Estates and Family Law Update

Cairns, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law A must attend annual event, our 10 CPD Points in One Day is back for its 6th consecutive year. Join members of the judiciary, accredited specialists and expert barristers and solicitors who will examine 10 of the most important issues facing practitioners today, all while you gain your mandatory core area CPD units. Book for the whole day or just the ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 1, 2017

Seminar

Session 2: CPD Mandatory Areas

Cairns, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including: 1 CPD unit in Practical Legal Ethics 1 CPD unit in Practice Management & Business Skills 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills A must attend annual event, our 10 CPD Points in One Day is back for its 6th consecutive year. Join members of the judiciary, accredited specialists and expert barristers and solicitors who will examine 10 of the most important issues facing ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 1, 2017

Seminar

Session 3: Commercial and Property Law and Roundup

Cairns, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law Chair: His Hon. Dean Morzone QC, Cairns District Court Business Structures, Buy/ Sell Agreements and Business Succession - Common structures for business interests - Funding sources for buy/ sell deeds - When to use a buy/ sell deed - Issues to consider when preparing a shareholder agreement - Why business succession planning? Presented by Matthew ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 1, 2017

Conference

10 CPD Points in One Day in Cairns

Cairns, Australia
Attend the full day and earn 10 CPD units including: 7 CPD units in Substantive Law 1 CPD unit in Practical Legal Ethics 1 CPD unit in Practice Management & Business Skills 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills A must attend annual event, our 10 CPD Points in One Day is back for its 6th consecutive year. Join members of the judiciary, accredited specialists and expert barristers and solicitors who will ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 3, 2017

Conference

The 27th Oxford Offshore Symposium 2017

Oxford, United Kingdom
The 27th Oxford Offshore Symposium 2017, set within the walls of historic Jesus College, Oxford University, provides an intensive week long educational experience. Bringing together leading figures in wealth management, delegates will be given the tools and knowledge required to remain at the cutting edge of this challenging industry. The Symposium delivers real value through extensive networking ...

Offshore Investment
Sep 4, 2017

Conference

Succession Law Conference

London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
After the outstanding success of the 2015 Succession Law Conference in Tuscany in Italy, European Legal Conferences is delighted to present the 2017 Succession Law Conference at Gray's Inn, London United Kingdom.The conference will be on 4, 5 and 6 September 2017. The conference format is from 9 AM to 1 PM at which four papers from eminent speakers will be presented. This leaves the afternoons and ...

European Legal Conferences Pty Ltd
Sep 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Nuts & Bolts 2017

New York, New York, USA
Learn the basics of e-discovery law and practice. E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and strategies to efficiently and competently navigate the e-discovery landscape....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 6, 2017

Conference

IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum 2017

London, England
conference presented by the European Regional Forum The IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia (ECA) Forum (former CIS Local Counsel) has become a linchpin between Asia and Europe. The ECA Forum has introduced lawyers from around the world to the post-Soviet region for over a decade, offering its delegates fantastic cultural programmes with numerous networking events every year. Following outbound investments ...

International Bar Association
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Duty, Bias and Delegations in Decision Making

PERTH, Australia
There’s no way around it: government officers and lawyers making and writing decisions have to keep up to date and stay on top of their game if they want to make rock solid decisions that will stand up to even the highest levels of scrutiny. Understand how to make concrete, defensible decisions that avoid unconscious bias all while upholding your duty of care. Take theory into practise by attending ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Modern Estate Planning

Perth, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD points in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law "There is no such thing as a one-issue-client." What may seem like a straightforward estate planning matter can quickly spiral into complexity. You must be prepared to manage issues involving stepchildren, gifts and loans from parents, and business considerations, all of which can easily muddy the waters. And if you're not up to date ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Complex Estate Disputes and Conflicts

Perth, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD points in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law A complex estate dispute can involve everything from challenging conflicts involving foreign jurisdictions, assets and beneficiaries to sensitive disputes related to the elderly to messy family provision claims. Ensure you're up to date on how it all fits together so you're prepared for even the most challenging disputes and conflicts ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Women In Law Forum: Leadership and Advancement

Perth, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD points including: 1 point in Competency Area 1: Practice Management 1 point in Competency Area 2: Professional Skills 1 point in Competency Area 3: Ethics & Professional Responsibility "If trailblazing were easy the road would be paved." Share an afternoon with some of Perth's most inspiring women talking leadership, communication skills and rising to the top. Chair: Hon. Cheryl ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Estate Planning Challenges: Super, Children and Business

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Chair: Michael Klatt, Partner, Mullins Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Succession Law, Best Lawyers 2018, Wealth Management / Succession Planning Practice; Preeminent, Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer, Doyle's Guide 2016 -Superannuation Changes and How they Affect Estate Planning Presented by Peter Vilaysack, Senior Lawyer, EY Law Definition of ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Administrative Decision Making Since Li

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge The Li decision allows for further exploration of what constitutes a reasonable decision and explores when to apply 'unreasonableness to a decision which lacks an evident and intelligible justification'. This practical and informative session reviews decision making since Li to see if there is now a default standard for decision making, and if so, what that standard might be....

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Conference

School Law Conference: Staff Headaches and Parent and Pupil Problems

Brisbane, Australia
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Session 1: Staff Headaches and how to Cure Them - A Wild Night Out: What can You do About Staff Misconduct on Social Media? Presented by Stephen Hughes, Principal, Macpherson Kelley - Prevention and Management of Stress Related WorkCover Claims Presented by Ross McSwan, Barrister, Queensland Bar; Member, ANZELA -Dealing with Non-Work ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Session 1: Staff Headaches and How to Cure Them

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Schools face countless challenges and risks. On top of so many other responsibilities you have to manage staff conduct and absences, maintain privacy and data security, deal with complex parenting issues, and navigate challenging discrimination issues. It's not easy, but our legal experts will help you manage it all. A Wild Night Out: What can You do ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Session 2: Parent, Pupil and Privacy Problems

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Chair: Scott Wedgwood, Partner, Barry.Nilsson.; Accredited Family Law Specialist; Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer, Doyle's Guide 2017; Best Lawyers 2018, Family Law 1 Student, 2 Parents, 1 Step-Parent, 3 Grandparents, 2 Carers and They're all Demanding Something Different from You: What Now? - Navigating difficult family issues involving blended families - ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Franchising: Regulatory Developments and Enforcement Disputes

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Chair: Elizabeth Gore-Jones, Principal, The Franchise & Business Lawyers; Committee Member, Law Society Franchise Specialist Committee NEW LEGISLATION: Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Workplace Contravention: The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 Consider the impact of this proposed legislation on franchisors and franchisees ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Conveyancing: Approvals, Auctions and Audits

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Conveyancing can be straightforward, but when things go awry you have to be fully prepared to set things right or face the consequences. Delve into some of the challenging and extraordinary circumstances that don't arise with every conveyancing matter, but that can cause serious damage to your clients and your practice when they do erupt. Chair: Tim ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Running A Civil Claim for Institutional Abuse Matter

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Chair: Yvette McLaughlin, Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law Mandatory Reporting Requirements - History of mandatory reporting rules - Current mandatory reporting rules in QLD - How mandatory reporting rules are applicable to civil claims - Future developments: calls to expand 'mandatory reporters' Presented ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Women in Law: Influence and Advancement

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including: Practical Legal Ethics Countering Unconscious Gender Bias Institutional unconscious bias towards women is prevalent in the legal profession. When confronted with individual instances of unconscious bias, for example with a client or in the workplace, how can we react constructively? Moderated by Her Honour Magistrate Previtera, Brisbane Magistrates Court Presented ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Conference

2nd Annual Credit Law Symposium

Sydney, Australia
The 2nd Annual Credit Law Symposium brings together the leaders, movers and shakers in credit, banking, finance and fintech. The aim? To discuss the current state or play and future of credit and lending - all in one day and in a convenient Sydney location. More practical real life examples and we've kept all the best bits from 2016. The streams are flexible so choose the session or program that suits you....

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Industrial Relations Since Aurizon: Where to From Here?

Perth, Australia
Come and hear from the bench of the Fair Work Commission and the WA Industrial Relations Commission. Understand the implications and practical impacts of the Aurizon decision on collective bargaining and review procedural traps and the latest statutory developments impacting your practice. Chair: The Honourable Jennifer Smith, Acting President, Western Australia Industrial Relations Commission Keynote ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Critical Contract Clauses: Avoiding Risk

PERTH, Australia
Examine some of the most important risk related clauses that can make or break your contracts. Gain updates on the latest developments in contract law in key areas that impact risk in commercial transactions, including competition and consumer law, IP issues, insurance and indemnities and insolvency, all while considering example clauses that can reduce risk in your contracts. Chair: Craig Hollett, ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Critical Contract Clauses: Avoiding Risk

PERTH, Australia
Examine some of the most important risk related clauses that can make or break your contracts. Gain updates on the latest developments in contract law in key areas that impact risk in commercial transactions, including competition and consumer law, IP issues, insurance and indemnities and insolvency, all while considering example clauses that can reduce risk in your contracts. Chair: Craig Hollett, ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Workers’ Compensation: Assessments, Elections and Updates

PERTH, Australia
Your comprehensive toolkit for a well-rounded workers’ compensation practice ready and waiting for you. The latest updates. The technical practice and procedure. The medical perspective from a renowned occupational physician. You can’t miss program. Chair: Stephen Williams, Partner, Insurance & Risk, Employment & Workplace Safety, Kott Gunning How to Get the Most for Your Client: Assessment of the ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

CPD Core Competency Areas for Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

PERTH, Australia
Get your core competency points out of the way early whilst attending a practical seminar that specifically focuses on issues and insights that are key to a successful workers’ compensation practice. Sidestep the traps that can trip you up, ensure you’re on top of costs considerations and escape potentially disastrous errors and conflicts of interests. Chair: Marco Tedeschi, Barrister Francis Burt ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendWhile the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope representation, ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2017: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note: this program does not offer legal ethics credit.Federal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. To stay current on the latest developments, ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendWith the Title III federal public crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act finally becoming fully effective in May 2016 and a new administration, what does the future hold for marketplace lending and crowdfunding? Will it be a boom or bust? Will Regulation A+ start to pick up speed and grow into the potential many predicted? Will Marketplace Lending finally have a principal ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2017: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis popular two-day program will analyze in detail the forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2017

Conference

IBA 21st Annual Competition Conference

Florence, Italy
A conference presented by the IBA Antitrust Committee, supported by the IBA European Regional Forum Now in its 21st year, the IBA Antitrust Committee will once again bring together some of the world’s leading practitioners from around the globe to discuss the latest developments and hot topics in competition law today at, what is now, one of the most well established events on the antitrust calendar....

International Bar Association
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

48th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendSignificant federal transfer tax and related income tax developments may occur during the first eight months of the Trump Administration, including the possible repeal of the federal estate tax. The program will review any such transfer tax developments, and discuss how they may impact estate, trust and income tax planning, and how they may impact the administration of decedents’ estates....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

Conference

European Pharma Law Academy

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Join us at the European Pharma Law Academy, taking place at the prestigious Downing College in Cambridge on 11th - 13th September. The residential course features a separately bookable fundamentals day, followed by a main two-day conference. These two days provide an advanced update on the very latest developments and burning issues in the industry. Whether you are an in-house lawyer or practicing ...

Knect365
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis full-day event addresses key issues confronted by employees, employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about protecting ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendAs the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large U.S. and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activity....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

Course

Summer Course on European Public Procurement Law

Trier, Germany
Objective: This course will provide a thorough introduction to EU public procurement law. Key topics: * Essential concepts and principles in public procurement * Public sector and utilities procurement * Concessions and PPPs * Remedies and enforcement * Procurement by EU Institutions and bodies * Sustainable procurement * E-procurement * Interplay with competition and State aid rules * International ...

Academy of European Law
Sep 12, 2017

Conference

Estate Planning Challenges and Conflicts

Sydney, Australia
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Substantive Law "There is no such thing as a one-issue-client." A complex estate planning matter can involve everything from prickly trustee issues to blended family and stepchildren disputes to convoluted foreign asset and superannuation conundrums. Ensure you're up to date on how it all fits together so you're prepared for even the most challenging estate planning matter....

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Competition and Consumer Law: A Brave New World

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law Australia's biggest shakeup in competition and consumer law in decades will have a profound and immediate impact. Get up to speed in one afternoon with 4 concise, practical sessions from leading experts in the field who will break down the most important parts of the reforms. Chair: David Brewster, Legal Director, Coles Misuse of Market Power: Section ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Residential Property Transactions: Tax, Owners Corporations and Updates

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units With the new tax regime coming to place in July 2017 this is the perfect opportunity to get a better understanding of the new tax requirements, prepare for tricky owners corporation issues, pick up some valuable tips to prepare your practice for the inevitable arrival of online settlements and catch up on the latest cases. Chair: Anne Marie Gasbarro, Partner, McKean Park NEW ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Decision Making: Rights, Resources and Review

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law Recent cases and trends have shaken up decision making in Victoria. Critical developments flowing from the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities will have a sweeping impact on administrative law. Government authorities making more and more decisions based on their lack of resources can lead to complex and challenging disputes. Recent cases with ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Contract Drafting: Eliminating Mistakes and Managing Risk

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law Chair: Gregory Martin, Partner, Martin Bullock Lawyers Contract Formation: Letters of Intent, Heads of Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding - Preliminary agreements - Elements required for a binding contract - Masters v Cameron and the classes of preliminary agreements - Tips for effective preparation of preliminary agreements - Practical real ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Rise of the Drones: Liability for Government and Businesses

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law The global market for commercial drones is estimated to grow to $127 billion by 2020, bringing with it significant implications for private and government entities. The rapidly growing market is being matched by a quickly evolving legal landscape. Get the latest on drone law directly from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and leading lawyers in the ...

Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Conference

PREX17 - The Premiere Conference for In-house E-discovery Professionals

Portland, Oregon, USA
Held in Portland each September, PREX is attended by the best and brightest minds in in-house preservation, compliance and overall e-discovery. It combines practical education with the latest insights on case law and e-discovery strategy and best practices. The event brings together judges, lawyers, advisors and corporate counsel to discuss trends in legal preservation and technology, network with ...

Zapproved LLC
Sep 12, 2017

CLE

New York's Paid Family Leave Law: What Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
New York's new paid family leave law will begin providing rights and benefits on January 1, 2018. This CLE will address key features of the new law, its interaction with existing laws, and the underlying policy considerations, including: • Paid Family Leave Research & Policy • Nuts & Bolts: How the New York Law Works • Interaction with Other Employment Laws Attendees will learn how to advise their ...

New York City Bar Association
Sep 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORKAll homework for your technology section must be completed and submitted upon registering onsite at the program. This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAlthough the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers. Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand. There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at all levels....

Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2017

Annual Meeting

AIPF 2017 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, California, USA
Recent developments in the U.S., the U.K., and other countries have overturned long established approaches on a range of issues, including potentially the approach to countries seeking international harmonization on IP laws and procedures. Whether the current period represents merely a pause or the beginning of a retreat in that approach is unclear. Either way, IP Law and Patent Attorney firms remain ...

Association of Intellectual Property Firms




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