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Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2015

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Why You Should Attend Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2015 will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international deal making in and with emerging markets. Attorneys and other professionals in the field will benefit from the insights offered by a stellar, international faculty, who will draw on decades of combined experience to share the best practices and most effective strategies they have ...

Debunking Criticisms of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) has become an increasingly common means of resolving cross-border disputes between corporate or individual investors and host governments.   Over the three decades that the United States has had ISDS, it has been the subject of 17 such cases.  This private dispute mechanism has recently come under virulent attack from US politicians on both ends of the political spectrum at a time when the United ...

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 ...

Basics of International Taxation 2015

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Co-Sponsored by New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationWhy You Should Attend In a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program ...

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 ...

Where to Challenge Patents? International Post Grant Practice -- Strategic Considerations Before the USPTO, EPO, SIPO and JPO

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Although the more than 1800 requests for inter partes review filed before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office have been extensively followed by many US practioners, other patent offices are even more active than the United States.  For example, the European Patent Office issued over 2100 post grant review decisions in 2014 and the State Intellectual Property Office in China more than 12,000 decisions in 2011.   With Japan’s ...

Seeking Safety in America: The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Domestic Violence Victims as Respondents in International Child Abduction Cases 2015

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Why You Should Attend Battered parents are sometimes forced to flee with their children across international borders, seeking safety in the United States. Their abuser, the left-behind parent in these cases, may file a petition under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction for the return of the children. These cases are filed in U.S. courts, with resources focused on the prompt return of children wrongfully removed ...

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2015

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Why You Should Attend With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases initiated by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law.  Studies have shown that immigrants without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibility for relief.  In response to the acute need for trained ...

International Tax Issues 2015

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Why You Should Attend As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activity.  As a result, a working knowledge ...

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 ...

Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015

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Following the highly successful First and Second Institutes, we are pleased to announce PLl's Third Annual Institute on Current Developments in Latin American Cross-Border Securities Transactions 2015. This highly anticipated Institute will once again feature leading practitioners active in U.S. and Latin American corporate and securities law, as well as government regulators, prominent investment bank professionals and in-house ...

Corporate Counsel Institute 2015

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The role of the corporate counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies.  It is essential for all corporate counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business matters ...

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2015

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International Tax Issues 2016

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Basic Immigration Law 2016

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Global Trademark Search and Application Workshop 2016

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International Employment Law 2016

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International Arbitration 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