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Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2013: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

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From the program: Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2013: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Released on: Aug. 2, 2013

Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using “real life” examples of accounting issues that attorneys commonly ...

Estate Planning Institute 2013 (44th Annual)

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From the program: Estate Planning Institute (44th Annual)

Released on: Oct. 1, 2013

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the “2012 Tax Act”), which was enacted on January 2, 2013, made “permanent” many of the changes of the federal transfer tax system that were part of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 and that were scheduled to expire at the end of 2012. In addition, the 2012 Tax Act made significant federal income tax changes. Further, President Obama’s budget for the government’s ...

Pocket MBA Fall 2013: Finance for Lawyers

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From the program: Pocket MBA Fall 2013: Finance for Lawyers

Released on: Oct. 25, 2013

The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and allied professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys alike will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, in-house counsel and universities.Lecture Topics  ...

Outsourcing 2013: Sourcing Critical Services

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From the program: Outsourcing 2013: Sourcing Critical Services

Released on: Nov. 11, 2013

The year 2013 brings new risks and new opportunities for companies sourcing or providing critical services, including information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions. There are new technologies, such as Big Data and cloud computing. There are new laws and regulations, and in more and more countries. Also, cloud computing and other innovations have created new issues ...

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2013

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From the program: Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2013

Released on: Dec. 23, 2013

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. Companies are increasingly turning to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Virtually every business today must confront licensing issues and, therefore, a solid base of knowledge ...

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2014: Current Developments

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From the program: Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2014: Current Developments

Released on: May. 12, 2014

The credit markets continue to be volatile and in today’s weak economy, staying abreast of the current developments in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganizations is essential. This advanced conference assembles a remarkable faculty of bankruptcy judges and leading practitioners who will provide you with a thorough analysis of hot topics and recent decisions and how to strategically respond to them. They will cover the cases after the Supreme Court's ...

Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics

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From the program: Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics

Released on: May. 20, 2014

With an emphasis on new developments while providing a refresher of key principles, this year’s Institute will examine current merger issues, price fixing, the legality of joint ventures and other competitor collaborations, "vertical" restraints on customers and suppliers, including resale price maintenance, standards for complying with price discrimination laws, and the latest information on the state and federal enforcement priorities. Also included ...

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Seminar  Seminar

Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using real-life examples of accounting issues that attorneys commonly ...

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute 2014 (Fifteenth Annual)

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From the program: Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

Released on: Jun. 2, 2014

This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies. The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and data driven. These trends create a wide range of compliance ...

Estate Planning Institute (45th Annual)

Seminar  SeminarGroupcast  Groupcast

If you handle estate planning, life insurance or transfer tax planning . . . be sure to add this program to your calendar!Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring right now. However, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable under the current tax laws.Add to this the fact that President ...

Advertising Law Institute 2014

Seminar  Seminar

With the continued expansion of new media outlets and the growing importance of social networking, advertisers are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program brings together top in-house and firm practitioners who will share their expertise and provide strategies for managing the legal risks and avoiding the pitfalls that arise in the context of running interactive advertising ...

Patent Litigation 2014

Seminar  SeminarGroupcast  Groupcast

Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of bench and jury patent trials and U.S. Patent Office ...

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

Seminar  SeminarGroupcast  Groupcast

The Dodd-Frank Act establishes 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, with SEC progress, as well.The new regulatory regime touches the activities of all participants in the swaps markets, from end users to major swap participants ...

Employment Law Institute 2014

Seminar  Seminar

This two day annual event combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciary, in-house counsel and government agency representatives who share their perspectives, insights ...

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

Seminar  Seminar

Companies continue to turn 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 to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront licensing issues, and therefore, a solid base of knowledge about licensing ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA

George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Katie M. Lachter

Katie M. Lachter ~ Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Alex Hao

Alex Hao ~ Jun He Law Offices