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Trial by Jury 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar Association Attendees in Atlanta will view the program via Groupcast at the offices of the Atlanta Bar Association, 400 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303-1601. With PLI’s Groupcasts you'll instantaneously receive streaming audio/video of the live program and be able to submit your questions electronically. At these locations you’ll also receive the printed Course Handbook ...

17th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

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 real estate practice where your advice adds value.  ...

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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 give you an overview of how to negotiate and draft ...

Supplemental Unemployment Benefits: Practical Application, Implementation and Administration

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

After careful consideration, your organization has decided to carry out a reduction in force. A big question remains: How do you determine the amount of separation benefits and balance the need to reduce costs with the commitment to support separated employees? You may have heard of a Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB) Plan; but how does it really work and what does it actually take to put the plan in action?  Please join Elizabeth Corley, ...

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2015: Get Fluent in Technology

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend The lawyer who understands his or her client’s technology will stand out as a trusted counselor who can be given the most challenging and complex issues. It has been thirty years since Apple’s introduction of the original Macintosh computer started the personal computing revolution. The original floppy disk has been replaced by current thumb drives that can store an entire library on a single device. The availability ...

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2015 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

IMPORTANT! If you get accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) before you attend this training, the first three hours will qualify for the CLE.   Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA.To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay filing your application.You can speed up the process by emailing the form to ...

When Good Intentions Go Awry: An Introduction to Behavioral Ethics in a Legal Context

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Ethics discussions often focus narrowly on the “bad apples” who deliberately choose to evade the rules of the profession. But as decades of empirical research demonstrate, unethical behavior frequently results from a broader set of variables that can cause even well-intentioned lawyers to act contrary to their own principles. Recently dubbed “Behavioral Legal Ethics,” this area of study draws lessons from behavioral science ...

Health Care Law Institute 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Join our expert faculty of health care practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors as we examine the current state of health care law and what the future might hold for affected parties. This program will cover the a broad range of issues confronting the health care industry: payment reforms; structuring of compliant financial and other relationships; recent developments in scientific discourse ...

Form 10-K In-Depth Workshop 2015

Workshop  Workshop

By using a case study and actual example filings, this workshop is designed to give participants a mastery of the requirements of the Form 10-K Annual Report. Interactive exercises and lectures will enhance your understanding of each item, including the intricacies of the Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) section.What you will learnThis workshop will lead you through Form 10-K item-by-item, using PLI’s SEC Reporting ...

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. New rules are continuously promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is heightened enforcement of the federal securities laws. The SEC Division of Enforcement has established a new task force focused specifically on broker-dealers. ...

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2015

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Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend The era of digital media continues to push the boundaries of communications law. In practice areas such as intellectual property, privacy, access, defamation, First Amendment, and Reporter’s privilege, how has the law evolved in response to new challenges created by digital platforms?  This program, unlike any other in the industry and the most comprehensive of its kind, brings together ...

31st Annual SEC Reporting & FASB Forum

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Staying up-to-date in the ever-changing world of accounting and SEC Reporting is a must. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is set to delay the adoption of their Revenue Recognition standard, but don’t shelve it yet; there is a flurry of activity with the TRG and lots of implementation issues being debated. Don’t miss the last-minute changes to the Leases project as it is expected to be issued before ...

Advanced Accounting & Reporting for SEC Professionals Workshop 2015

Workshop  Workshop

Using interactive lectures and examples, this workshop delivers an in-depth update on current Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) projects and pronouncements, including current focus areas of the SEC. Workshop includes updates on major developments at the FASB, including the projects on leases, revenue recognition and financial instruments. What you will learn Learn ...

Prop 47: The Lawyer’s Role in Implementing California’s Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Initiative (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

PLI is pleased to collaborate with the California Commission on Access to Justice to bring you this important new program! Why You Should Attend Voters overwhelmingly approved California’s landmark Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods & Schools Act, on November 4, 2014, making California the first state in the nation to end felony sentencing for possessing small quantities of drugs and for petty theft. The law took effect on November ...

Mental Stability in the Workplace: Assessments, Accommodations and Responses to Threats and Violence

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Threats of physical harm in the workplace may arise in a variety of ways, none benign.  They range from bullying behavior to blatant homicidal and suicidal statements.   Typically, employers must contend with a threatening and aggressive employee while under considerable pressure to take action quickly.  Employers must safeguard their employees and workplace without under- or over-reacting, or running afoul of laws that protect ...

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Understanding your consumers so you can reach them with the right offers, on the right device, at the right time is a familiar mandate for many modern companies. These data are collected online, in mobile apps, in social media, and across devices, from PCs, to tablets, to smartphones, to even TVs.  Most brands use these data in some way, often together with third-party data, such as to personalize messages and content, ...

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend The SEC and other government agencies continue to focus enforcement efforts on hedge funds and private equity firms.  While insider trading continues to be a priority, examinations and sweeps have turned to issues that private funds deal with on a daily basis - valuation, conflicts of interest, big data and transparency of fees and allocation of expenses. As the regulators’ and prosecutors’ expertise and sophistication ...

Accounting Materiality: In Fraud or in Fair Weather

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

When is an error in a financial statement considered material?  Tune in to hear from distinct perspectives – from the viewpoint of the accountant, the attorney, and former SEC regulator - on what “materiality” in financial statements means in both good and troubled times.  FTI Consulting, Inc. Senior Managing Directors, Matthew B. Greenblatt and Jason S. Flemmons, and Baker& Hostetler LLP White Collar Defense and Corporate ...

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Thirteenth Annual)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend In the past year, new expectations were being placed on boards in critical areas of governance, including disclosure, oversight of complex operational issues, risk management, board succession, audit committee oversight, executive compensation, and responsiveness to and communication with investors pressing different concerns. In addition, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ...

Nonprofit Organizations 2015: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend This program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.  What You Will Learn Recent financial, regulatory, and legal developments that impact nonprofit organizations Nonprofit governance developments and best practices Compensation issues: federal and state statutory framework, what is “reasonable” compensation, ...

Basics of Export Controls 2015

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

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Advanced Venture Capital 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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 address the latest financing trends, ...

48th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute

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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 Will Learn  The latest updates about ...

33rd Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Presented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of expert practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and key officials from the FCC and the Administration who will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of cutting-edge issues facing the telecommunications ...

Annual Disclosure Documents 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

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 affecting public company disclosures. These ...

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