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Dec 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Businesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issue...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend It used to be that only “death and taxes” were inevitable, but for attorneys these days, add to that list, “Privacy.” This seminar will give general practitioners, litigators, corporate counsel, and transactional attorneys a fundamental understanding about how privacy connects and works with other practice areas as well as the basics of the security of...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble 2017: Hot Topics in Ethics and Avoiding Professional Discipline

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend: A panel of experts will examine a number of important new developments in New York ethics law, all of which you need to know to protect yourself and your firm against claims of malpractice and ethical misconduct. What You Will Learn: • How to protect your firm when claims of malpractice arise • Cybersecurity and ethics • The most common discipli...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 11, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Merger and acquisition activity has remained robust in 2017.  The ability to properly advise companies and their boards of directors and to effectively negotiate an M&A transaction requires detailed knowledge of the latest trends and developments affecting M&A. This program will help you stay up-to-date on M&A activity and cutting edge topics and development...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer 2018

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  At this program, we will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility. Using a lively, interactive format, the attendees will get to vote anonymously on hypothetical situations where the ethics rules are involved. Who Should Attend All attorneys working in nonprofit organizations, legal service organizations, law firms, corporate legal departments a...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 24, 2018

Seminar

Innovation in the legal services market - regulation, competition and technology

London, United Kingdom
As the SRA takes forward a series of reforms designed to modernise their regulatory approach and widen consumer access to legal advice - by removing restrictions on the types of firms in which solicitors can practice and introducing new authorisation and practice requirements - discussion will focus on how a new framework can be developed that addresses concerns over unmet legal need and avoids co...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Jan 26, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2018

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend More so than ever, cybersecurity and data privacy concerns keep General Counsel and business executives up at night. Much of the legal regime in the United States is determined through class action litigation. This program covers the latest technologies, legal trends and strategies – both for litigators and in-house counsel who hope to avoid litigation. Presented by som...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 31, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018

New York, New York, USA
Effective risk prevention practice, some market volatility, and occasional fraud require businesses to preplan and limit risk with distressed companies. The program will cover current issues relating to structuring, drafting and enforcing the rights of creditors and parties to loans, various executory contracts and inter-creditor agreements, principally in out-of-court restructurings, exchange off...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 1, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice

London, GBR
We are proud to present Practising Law Institute’s Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe, the most comprehensive securities programme available in Europe, with a unique focus on the application of U.S. securities law in the EU. The Institute will provide the important U.S. perspective relevant to UK and European practice, featuring leading practitioners active in th...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 6, 2018

Seminar

Patentability and State of the Art Searching

London, United Kingdom
Topics to be covered include:

Background and motivations to patentability searching
Differences between state-of-the-art, patentability and landscaping
Choosing a data collection
Understanding the background to a search
Fundamentals of search scope
Tools and methods for searching and analysis
Communication aspects

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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 7, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker-Dealer Retail Wealth Management 2018: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny—including an increasingly demanding examination focus from the SEC, FINRA and the states.  At this program, attendees will be provided with expert analysis regarding today’s hot topics impacting the relevant regulatory framework, as well as pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 7, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Project Management for Lawyers 2018

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend “Please describe your firm’s experience with project management.” “Explain how your firm will manage our matters using legal project management.” “Please provide examples of how your firm will apply project management techniques to our matters.” These are just a few examples of language that is appearing recently in virtually all RFP...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 8, 2018

Seminar

Freedom to Operate Searching

London, United Kingdom
A comprehensive one day seminar covering topics such as:-
Background and motivations to searching freedom-to-operate
Understanding the background, defining terms and objectives
Fundamentals of FTO search scope
Methods for searching for claimed features
Using basic legal status tools to assist evaluation
Understanding and reporting the results from an FTO perspective

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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 13, 2018

Seminar

Drafting Commercial Contracts

London, United Kingdom
Draft clear and concise commercial agreements that meet the challenges of today’s commercial environment
All legal disputes are founded in the interpretation of written contracts; they are one of the largest causes of costly commercial litigation. Clarity and fair constructions are the key to a successful commercial agreement, and quick and reasonable dispute resolution, if dispute should arise...

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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 13, 2018

Seminar

Drafting R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

London, United Kingdom
When you are embarking on a project, which is in partnership with another organisation, be they academia or industry, both parties are looking for a successful outcome, and both have their roles and responsibilities in achieving this. Before work gets underway both parties need to agree on the thorny topic of IP ownership, other common provisions and the type of collaboration structure, which suit...

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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 15, 2018

Seminar

Contract Law Update 2018

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

Business contracts provide key protection for businesses and institutions. This course ensures delegates learn all the main issues relevant to contracts, their formation, operation and termination. Delegates will learn the contract law jargon and improve their ability to negotiate clauses effectively with their contracting parties. Whether supplying or buying goods, services...

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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 22, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2018

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and law practice management MCLE requirements at other programs. What You Will Learn Ethics in Social Media for Lawyers Legal Drafting: Effective Writing to Avoid Litigation...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2018

Seminar

Brexit and the City - regulation, workforce and market opportunities

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will bring together UK and EU policymakers with industry stakeholders to consider how the City of London can prepare for the challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit.
The discussion is timed as the UK continues to negotiate its departure from the European Union, and will bring out latest thinking on the regulatory and economic implications for financial services and related...

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Westminster Forum Projects
Mar 5, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2018: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend  We are in the midst of a digital evolution. Technology continues to evolve and disrupt at breakneck speed, outpacing existing laws and regulations. As a result, businesses face challenges on all fronts on a daily basis.  Employees working from home and on the road present new and unique challenges for employers. Data breaches are not a matter of if, but when, steal...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2018

Seminar

Liabilities and Damages in International Commercial Agreements

London, United Kingdom
Reduce your exposure to risk and liability in your contracts in two essential days
Now is not the time for weaknesses in your commercial contracts when risk and liability have to be kept to a minimum. During the negotiation of international commercial agreements, the exact exposure in relation to damages is often not properly identified, anticipated or understood. Frequently, the parties are:
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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 7, 2018

Seminar

Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA

London, United Kingdom
Topics to be covered in this seminar

Recent decisions from the EPO and the US impacting patents on software and computer technologies
Procedures and pitfalls in the fields of computer-implemented inventions in Europe and the US
Latest US strategies post-Alice and under the USPTO’s most recent guidelines
Global drafting and prosecution tactics for these technologies

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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 7, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2018 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend “It is hard to argue that housing is not a fundamental human need. Decent, affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country. The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart.” (Matthew Desmond, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.) In California, where the cost of housing is on the rise every year, more...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 7, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2018: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The M&A market has seen a flurry of activity in 2017 with ups and downs, as macroeconomic trends and expectations continue to seesaw.  In addition to the continued high volumes, the market has also seen a number of hostile deals, creative deal structures, shareholder activist campaigns, and developments in Delaware M&A jurisprudence, as well as deal technology. T...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 8, 2018

Seminar

Business and Contract Law

London, United Kingdom
This programme combines up-to-date commercial law with practical methods of translating this law into documentation. It identifies and analyses the different types of contract and how the various statutes affect them, ensuring that you fully grasp the impact of current legislation and case law. By the end of the course you will be able to recognise and deal confidently with the risks and benefits ...

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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 14, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
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 officials and who will provid...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 15, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Copyright Law 2018: Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
As copyright law continues to become increasingly complex in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business, it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date.  In order to continue to provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, attend this program where you will learn about the latest developments from a group of leading experts on copyright law. The s...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 20, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2018

New York, New York, 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 in this evolving landscape. An expert faculty will cover the patent litigation process from start to finish, including actions brought in District Court and at the U.S. Internati...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 20, 2018

Seminar

Strategic IP Planning

London, United Kingdom
Topics covered at this seminar:

Step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning
Utilising a structured and rationalised IP strategy toolbox
Competitive IP analysis: market positioning
IP SWOT: align IP with R&D and business goals
Performance: benchmarking, measures and KPIs
Defining and prioritising an IP roadmap
IP planning as part of your daily role: presenting you...

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Management Forum Ltd
Mar 22, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2018

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this program you will hear expert panelists discuss significant business, legal, and technological developments in the investment management area over the past year and learn about important regulatory initiatives.   What You Will Learn The SEC’s regulatory agenda under a new administration The impact of technology on investment management Liquidity management ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 22, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2018 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 28, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2018: The Digital Evolution

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  We are in the midst of a digital evolution. Technology continues to evolve and disrupt at breakneck speed, outpacing existing laws and regulations. As a result, businesses face challenges on all fronts on a daily basis.  Employees working from home and on the road present new and unique challenges for employers. Data breaches are not a matter of if, but when, steal...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 4, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2018

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In almost any market, understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors. Hear from an experienced faculty, including attorneys, underwriters, accountants and a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, on the key elements of an initial public offering. The speakers will guide you through the initial public offering process ...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 5, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices

New York, New York, USA
Please note the Plenary Sessions and Strategic & Transactional Breakout Sessions will be available via the Live Webcast in New York. 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 12, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2018 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Attendees will receive the basic information needed to identify and represent low-income children in California with education, health care, and public benefits issues.  After the workshop, attendees will be armed with knowledge of the basic substantive law regarding special education, discipline for students with disabilities, advocacy for foster youth, foster care bene...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 13, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Child Custody, Visitation & Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2018

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  Child custody, visitation, and guardianship, like most family law topics, are ever-evolving areas of practice. Advocates 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 program, newly expanded to a full day, will provide insight and practical guid...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 16, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Antitrust Law & Regulation 2018

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  This year’s program will examine recent developments in several key areas of antitrust 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 developments in competitor relationships, including cartels and oth...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 18, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Intellectual property ("IP") monetization and investment is now a core consideration for many companies and investors. Historically focused on high tech and ecommerce, as well as brand and pharma royalties, IP monetization is also of increasing importance more generally, including for automotive, media, financial services, biopharma, medical device and other companies that re...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 25, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2018: Current Developments

New York, New York, USA
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 energy. They will also cover the Supreme Court’s decisi...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2018 (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 1, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2018: Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
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 sectors, in the current ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Nineteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

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

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Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2018: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 14, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2018

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.    Who Should Attend This program is intended for attorneys at all levels of experience both in private practice and in-house.   Specia...

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Practising Law Institute
May 14, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2018: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

New York, New York, USA
The Supreme Court has had a profound effect in the U.S. patent system. The formerly settled backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a moving target, both at the CAFC and PTAB. 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 decades ahead - during the enforcement period of patents now prosecuted and acquired in life-...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2018

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

London, United Kingdom
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 collaboration, IP rights a...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 15, 2018

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating International Commercial Contracts

London, United Kingdom
This two-day interactive course is targeted at those who draft, negotiate and advise on international commercial agreements, and cross-border transactions. This course reviews the sale of goods, the appointment of distributors and agents, as well as the licensing of intellectual property rights within the context of an international contract.

This seminar is not jurisdiction specific, and i...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 17, 2018

Seminar

Reviewing and Negotiating 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 two-day 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 ...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 21, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2018

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2018

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 interactive semin...

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Management Forum Ltd
May 29, 2018

CLE - Live Seminar

Nineteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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