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Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Over-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 all...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that all IP lawyers need to know. Listen to a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discuss best practices...

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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 individu...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Learn 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, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving 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 th...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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 ...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Disruption: Digital Platforms Regulation in the New Economy

Los Angeles, California, USA
Are you a member of the new workforce, venture capitalist, tech visionary or a business owner? Interested in the changes and challenges of the new digital platform economy? Digital platforms, such as, Airbnb, Uber, Amazon, and others are playing an increasing role in the economy as they allow new entrants to offer content, goods, services or capital to the users of the platform. Though arguably th...

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California Lawyers for the Arts
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...

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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...

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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 Attend New 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 t...

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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 Attend The 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 ...

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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 Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to compa...

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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...

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New York City Bar Association
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Operating a Successful Nonprofit: Board Development, Fiscal Management and Beyond

New York, New York, USA
In this three-hour program, we intend to address certain operational issues facing nonprofits today. This session is intended to answer the questions and issues that arise once a nonprofit is up and running. The program will be pertinent for anyone involved with a robust nonprofit organization, whether serving on the Board of Directors, as management or staff, or as outside advisor and will cover:...

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New York City Bar Association
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend This 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 t...

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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 Attend Technological 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 d...

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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 wi...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies 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 t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Off the Wall: Legal Issues Involving Street Art

New York, New York, USA
At this program a panel of experienced practitioners will cover some of the hot button legal issues affecting the art world today, and this year's program will center around the legal issues involving street art. This program is intended for those who practice art law, litigation, copyright, and trademark law, as well as those with clients in the art, fashion, advertising, and real estate industri...

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New York City Bar Association
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Disability Law Forum

New York, New York, USA
Join us for a half-day informational and educational forum focusing on recent trends and evolving and emerging accessibility and accommodation issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal, state and local laws impacting individuals with disabilities. The sessions will focus on a variety of topics in disability law. The forum will feature keynote speaker Hon. Lawrence K....

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New York City Bar Association
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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. Th...

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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 Attend Companies 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 t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Having 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 7, 2017

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

London, United Kingdom
This intensive one-day programme, delivered by experts in the field, will provide you with a full understanding of the importance of CTAs. It will describe how the regulatory environment affects them and explain the typical clauses which make up a CTA and what the key differences are between European and the US. By the end of this seminar you will be confident in spotting and addressing issues whi...

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Management Forum Ltd
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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance Forum 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. Why You Should Attend Financial services firms’ corporate compliance and ethics programs continue to be under intense regulatory scrutiny. Many new rules have been issued which impact the manner in which financial services firms operate. At this program, attendees will get a...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend New 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 t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving 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 th...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend You won’t want to miss this popular program, in which the masters of the bar and the bench come together to give you valuable and useful insights on jury trials.  We have assembled the most experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, to give you their perspectives on jury trials.  There is no better way to lear...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ohio New Lawyers Training 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio, USA
This course has been approved by The Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 3 hours of New Lawyer Training in Professionalism, Law Office Management and Client Fund Management. Why You Should Attend Newly admitted Ohio attorneys must complete 12 hours of New Lawyers Training by the end of their first biennial compliance period. Three of the 12 hours MUST consist of instruction on topics rel...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2017

Seminar

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO Boards of Appeal due to incorrect original drafting. Added subject matter is a recurrent problem: Amendments made during grant procedure, to take account or new prior art, amount to added subject-matter, often fatal in opposition procedure before the EPO, and national courts.
Sufficiency of disclosure can also b...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 14, 2017

Seminar

In-House Counsel: What Keeps You Up At Night

Auckland, New Zealand
Attend and earn 4 CPD Hours

The demands on in-house counsel are ceaseless. You're required to be across a variety of areas and provide all kinds of advice, both legal and business. This seminar is packed with practical and useful information to assist you in efficiently dealing with your many responsibilities. Catch up on the latest blockchain and cryptocurrency issues so that you can take ...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 14, 2017

Seminar

Cyber Breach: Impacts And Consequences

Auckland, New Zealand
Attend and earn 3 CPD Hours

The threat of a cyber attack or a data breach is inescapable, and should one occur the consequences have never been direr. Organisations are under tremendous pressure to review the strength of their policies and processes to protect from an attack so you, your client or your organisation had better be ready to rise to the challenge. Protect your organisation or y...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 14, 2017

Seminar

Insurance Law: Conflicts And Claims

Auckland, New Zealand
Attend and earn 4 CPD Hours

Insurance law and disputes are a rich sector in the legal landscape. But in the face of factual lacunas and a plethora of varying insurance claims and disputes, identifying who is liable can become incredibly complex and difficult to determine. If you're not prepared for the potential conflicts and exposure to professional negligence claims that come with the ter...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Contract Drafting: Eliminating Mistakes And Managing Risk

Auckland, New Zealand
Attend and earn 4 CPD Hours

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." -Benjamin Franklin

Proper planning prevents poor performance, or in the case of a poorly drafted contract, the likelihood of costly litigation. Clear and precise drafting brings clarity to the terms of the agreement and avoids ambiguity. Participate in this practical seminar to gain the knowledge and skil...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Workplace And Employment Law Update

Auckland, New Zealand
Attend and earn 3 CPD Hours

When it comes to employment law the goal posts can change quickly, so it's vital that you stay up to date and remain in the know. Our panel of experts will wrap up 2017 by covering off the most significant changes that affect you, your practice and how you advise you clients.

Chair: Emma Butcher, Partner, LangtonHudsonButcher

Types of Employment: Ha...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Aged Care And Elder Law

Auckland, New Zealand
Attend and earn 4 CPD Hours

How can things go very wrong in aged care? Let us count the ways: Fail to keep up with the latest developments in privacy and data security. Fall behind on the latest legal developments in capacity, enduring power of attorney, advance directives and elder fraud. Lose sight of the uses of the PPPR Act, how to navigate the court system and the latest decisions and ...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Evidence Essentials: Perfect Preparation

Auckland, New Zealand
Attend and earn 3 CPD Hours

The intricacies of evidence can make or break a case. It's absolutely crucial that you know precisely how to prepare and leverage the perfect affidavit. The value of finely tuned expert evidence that is both efficient and effective cannot be understated. And a witness poorly prepared often means a case easily lost. Master the ins and outs of evidence from leading...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Estate Disputes And Litigation: Applications, Actions And Claims

Perth, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD points in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law

Estate disputes can go from routine to an absolute disaster zone at a moment's notice, particularly if you're not on top of the latest developments in the area and the best practices and procedures you should be employing at all times. Master how to deal with expert evidence, deemed family provision applications, caveats and...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Retail And Commercial Leasing Masterclass

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

What do you need to truly set yourself apart from other lawyers when you're competing for business? An in-depth understand of the major changes shaking up the sector? The moxy needed to stare risk in the face and say, "not today, friend"? The knowledge of how to deal with any complex matter, from leasing with the government to overcoming confou...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW

Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue: Complete clarity is required to distinguish the subject-matter of a claim from prior art, and an unclear claim can be interpreted to the disadvantage of the applicant or proprietor.
The ‘problem/solution’ approach is not officially part of the EPC, but is a criterion which has been developed by case ...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address the critical issues that IP, technology and business lawyers need to consider when handling open source software in today’s economy. Armed with this information, you will be better able to help your clients make intelligent choices and decisions about how to take advantage of the benefits and manage the risks presented by open source software. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices

New York, New York, USA
CLICK HERE FOR OPENING STATEMENT FACT SHEET Why You Should Attend Whether you are plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you must be up to date on the current state of the law and able to quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. Outside and in-house lawyers with national reputations in patent litigation will offer guidance on trying and managing bench and jury paten...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

Seminar

Strata Title: New Law, New Regulations, New Schemes

Sydney, Australia
The New Strata Building Bond and Inspection Scheme: Prepare Now or Pay the Price Later
Presented by Alex Ilkin, Director, Alex Ilkin & Co; author, Strata Legislation Handbook NSW: 2016-2017 and NSW Strata and Community Schemes Management and the Law, Thomson Reuters

Urban Renewal: Walking the Strata Sale and Redevelopment Tightrope
Presented by David Bannerman, Principal, Bannermans L...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 16, 2017

Seminar

Motor Vehicle Accidents: The New Legislation and Regulations

Sydney, Australia
Pick your pun: A roadmap to the game changing legislative reforms. Getting directions to navigate the new regulations. A scenic tour through the latest motor vehicle accident cases.

Is that all a little much? Maybe, but drastic times call for drastic measures, and these are drastic times indeed.

With sweeping reforms turning the sector on its head, now’s the time to take the opport...

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Legalwise Seminars
Nov 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics of Electronic Information 2017: Competence, Confidentiality, and Other Ethical Conundrums

New York, New York, USA
Electronic information is all-pervasive and its use and misuse can pose serious ethical problems for attorneys. Attorneys use electronic information to communicate with the public and with clients, to advertise their services, and to prosecute and defend litigation. Electronic communications have now expanded to include social media and that media poses expanded opportunities and risks for attorne...

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