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Maritime Liens and Bankruptcy

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The world of maritime liens and maritime bankruptcies is like no other, with rules of perfection, priority, and enforcement of rights that are significantly different from the “shoreside” world.  A failure to appreciate the differences can lead to confusion and expensive misunderstandings.  Maritime liens are traditional rights in vessels and cargoes that can arise silently, without filings or notice, and can stay with a vessel ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented.  Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act  ...

Crossroad of the U.S. Embargo and the Cuban Legal Framework -- Overview and Developments

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

With the December 17, 2014 announcement by the White House and the subsequent changes to the regulations codifying the U.S. embargo with the Cuban government, interest in Cuba as a market has intensified.  Businesses seeking to enter the Cuban market, however, must gauge the risk and rewards of such a strategy.  In doing so, they must not only evaluate what is currently permitted under the U.S. regulations but what is allowed and advisable ...

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend At this three hour program, an expert faculty will review and  provide practical guidance on current ethical issues faced by attorneys in banking and financial services. What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations  Ethical concerns when representing ...

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend Although 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 ...

U.S. Companies Trading on the London Stock Exchange and the Impact of EU Regulations Requiring Mandatory Electronic Settlement

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Under Article 3(2) of the European Union Regulation on Central Securities Depositories (“CSDR”) published on 28 August 2014, where transactions in transferable securities take place on a trading venue, the relevant securities should be recorded in book entry form in a Central Securities Depository (“CSD”) on or before the intended settlement date (unless already so recorded). The requirement applies irrespective of whether ...

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend In the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms' corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation.  At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation about the relevant regulatory framework as well as practical ...

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2016

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Asset Based Financing Strategies 2016*

Webcast  Webcast

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Financial Services IT 2016: Avoidance of Risk

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Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2016

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Featured Faculty/Authors
Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia