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Commercial Real Estate Institute (17th Annual)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.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 2015 Commercial Real Estate Institute in this improving market.  Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable ...

Advanced Venture Capital 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend This program provides an in-depth analysis of current market conditions and the changing legal environment, and is geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner. Our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world.  This program will also ...

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (48th Annual)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend At this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics.  The conference speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions and initiatives on an issue-by-issue basis as well as important practical tips for immigration law practitioners.  What You ...

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2015: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Substance Abuse - Elimination of Bias in the Profession

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session. Why You Should Attend Satisfy all of California’s MCLE special requirements at this fast-paced and up-to-the-minute program.  If your last name begins with a letter from A through G (Group 1), your MCLE compliance deadline of February 1, 2016 is fast approaching. The MCLE Marathon, taught by a faculty of outstanding California lawyers and other professionals who are recognized leaders ...

Annual Disclosure Documents 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Stay up-to-date on the latest disclosure requirement changes and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and annual meeting soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies. Hear from the SEC staff and our faculty, who will focus on current “hot issues,” best practices, and practical pointers. In 2015 we expect further regulatory and practice changes ...

New Developments in Securitization 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend As the securitization world continues to emerge from the financial crisis, it faces a continuing flow of new regulation.  Some asset-backed securities (ABS) markets, such as auto securitizations, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) are experiencing robust activity, with issuance volumes steadily rising.  Other markets ...

Building Better Construction Contracts 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Design and construction firms often must collaborate to respond to owner proposals. Negotiating and drafting these teaming agreements are complex tasks. This course will provide you with what you need to know to prepare teaming agreements, including a discussion of the new AIA teaming agreement. We will also explore what you need to know to maximize your client's insurance, with ...

Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Legal Responses 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend An expert faculty of judges and practitioners will address the complex legal issues that arise when working with immigrant survivors of human trafficking, as well as immigration remedies and benefits available. What You Will Learn Trafficking in immigrant communities: common patterns and best practices for identifying victims Immigration remedies and benefits for victims of trafficking Challenges and ...

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program. Why You Should Attend Using a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2015 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.  What You Will Learn Within the ...

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.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 issues when advising your clients, ...

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend Companies continue to turn to licensing because it offers extremely 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. This introductory course will ...

Open Source and Free Software 2015: Benefits, Risks and Challenges - San Francisco

Webcast  Webcast

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.   What You Will Learn • What is open ...

Banking Law Institute 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The banking industry continues its work to comply with the raft of regulations in recent years.  New compliance standards are demanding greater disclosure, stricter risk-avoidance measures and higher capital requirements across various business lines, which are raising operational costs for many industry participants and, in some cases, resulting in a full overhaul of key business ...

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND  Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among ...

Staying Out of Trouble: The Anatomy of a Legal Malpractice Case

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.What You Will Learn  A panel of experts will examine a legal fee/legal malpractice dispute from inception through trial.   Plaintiff's lawyers, defense counsel and insurers will provide their different perspectives in understanding how lawsuits by and against lawyers begin -- and how they can be avoided.  These issues will include: -- Drafting Retainer Agreements -- Proper Billing ...

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend  At this unique program, attendees will watch a video dramatizing a fictitious corporate family that is facing a series of crises and see how inside and outside counsel investigate and then advise management, the board, and the authorities. After each scene, the faculty will discuss the ethical and legal issues the lawyers faced and whether they handled them properly.  ...

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2016

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreement, and how to identify what issues are most likely ...

Negotiation Skills 2.0: Moving Beyond the Basics

Webcast  Webcast

Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs. For information, please visit Why You Should Attend This new negotiation program is a companion to PLI’s Basic Negotiation Skills program. The program will expand on the basics to provide more in-depth analysis of intermediate negotiation issues.  The speakers are highly experienced trial practitioners and negotiations experts who will share their best tips and tactics to take your ...

Private Fund Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges 2016

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend As our first educational conference of 2016 focused specifically on hedge funds as well as private funds, generally, this afternoon program will deliver insights from three distinguished panels of experts who will discuss the regulatory and compliance challenges expected to face hedge fund and other private managers in 2016.  A stellar faculty composed of private fund general counsels and chief compliance officers, representatives ...

Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need To Know About UCC Article 9

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code applies to secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay. At Secured Transactions 2016: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (filing and non-filing methods) and to gain (and maintain) ...

Mergers & Acquisitions 2016: Trends and Developments

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Merger and acquisition activity has been extremely robust in 2015.  The ability to properly advise companies and their boards of directors and to effectively negotiate an M&A transaction requires knowledge of the latest trends and developments affecting M&A. This program will help you stay up-to-date on recent developments regarding deal structures, potential financial advisor conflicts, appropriate board processes ...

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2016

Webcast  Webcast

Over the past year, the REIT and commercial real estate industries have continued to experience strong M&A activity, with some sectors poised for large-scale consolidation even as new property types enter the REIT universe through spin-offs, conversions and IPOs. At the same time, high profile transactions involving non-traded REITs and the increasing presence of activist investors – and a number of high-profile governance ...

Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2016

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend With the possibility of fundamental tax reform receding as we enter an election year, taxpayers and practitioners must contend with the morass of rules that currently govern the financial products tax landscape. Staying on top of the latest developments in this area, as well as understanding the government’s position on older issues, remains vitally important. At this program, our expert faculty of practitioners and ...

Securities Products of Insurance Companies 2016

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend The insurance industry continues to navigate the legal environment and regulatory hurdles in meeting insurance and retirement needs facing Americans.  This timely program provides critical content on the prevailing and emerging legal issues practitioners must understand and insights into product development and asset management services offered by insurance company complexes. Our stellar faculty will provide you with ...

Project Management for Lawyers 2016

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Lawyers today face greater pressures than ever before to be efficient, handle matters effectively, and produce quality work product and service.  At the same time, they must utilize appropriate risk management practices and meet the ever-growing compliance requirements in many areas of law.  These expectations, along with the 24/7 service demand for most businesses, result in tremendous stresses on legal professionals ...

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