Law Events Calendar

Upcoming Legal Events

Jan 2, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2013

New York, New York, USA
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 id...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 3, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Issues in Business Transactions 2013

New York, New York, USA
This comprehensive program will provide an in-depth understanding of intellectual property issues that arise in corporate transactions, including the strategic role of intellectual property in a company and the many unique considerations that come into play. Learn how to assess intellectual property as a strategic asset and how to evaluate opportunities to monetize IP while avoiding costly misstep...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 7, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Financial Products 2013

New York, New York, USA
The explosion of new financial products over the past decade, the implosion of the credit markets and the resulting significant new regulatory requirements underline the importance of a basic understanding of financial products. While these instruments have been, in the view of many, invaluable investment tools, and have presented enormous potential for product manufacturers and investors, they al...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 7, 2013

Workshop

How to Obtain a Canadian Medical Device License

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will help you understand the process for obtaining a Canadian Medical Device License. You will learn best practices for determining which device classification is appropriate for your device, which guidance documents you will need, best practices in preparing regulatory submissions for Class 3 and 4 products, which labeling changes your company needs to make, and the most effective ap...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 7, 2013

Workshop

Information Security Policy Development Dos and Don?ts

Palo Alto, California, USA
This information security webinar will help you understand the process for developing effective information security policies for your organization, the different frameworks you can use to establish your information security policies, the role senior management must play to ensure effective compliance to the information security policies, policy development strategies, policy development Dos and D...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 8, 2013

Tele-
conference

Trademark Search Strategies in Europe, Latin America, Canada, and the U.S.

USA
Join our panel of international legal experts as they examine and discuss the different trademark search strategies employed in Europe, Latin America, Canada, and the U.S. The panelists will highlight the differences and similarities of the differing search strategies. Specifically, the panel will explore the questions of why, when and how to search in each jurisdiction and point out the differenc...

American Bar Association
Jan 8, 2013

Workshop

Procurement Cards (P-Cards) - Fraud Detection, Prevention, and Deterrence

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar on procurement cards fraud prevention will help you identify the ?red flags' of P-Card fraud and will provide a practical internal controls toolkit that will help reduce the potential for fraud and mitigate risk within the process. Why Should You Attend: P-Card usage is on the rise and so are the cases of P-Card fraud! Many companies have implemented P-Cards as a means to reduce inv...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 9, 2013

Seminar

Leading During Challenging Times - A General Counsel Colloquium

New York, New York, USA
Harvard Law School Executive Education invites you to attend Leading During Challenging Times, a one-day colloquium covering critical topics for corporate counsel leaders. Harvard Law School professors Ashish Nanda and John Coates will be joined by Ben Heineman, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Program on the Legal Profession, in teaching such topics as: -Crises and Organizational Resilience -Compli...

Harvard Law School Executive Education
Jan 9, 2013

Workshop

Integrating COBIT with COSO and Other Frameworks

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will address the incorporation of Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT) with other generally accepted frameworks to ensure information technology and business processes are adequately aligned with the organization's adopted frameworks. The principles outlined in this session are based on ISACA defined focus areas and cover five overarching themes: strategic...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 9, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Secured Transactions 2013: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

New York, New York, USA
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 2013: 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 meth...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 10, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2013

New York, New York, USA
Do you know the best negotiating strategies in the current real estate M&A market? What are the “hot buttons” for seller, buyer and lender requirements, in the board room, the courts and with the SEC?  What are the factors and legal issues you should analyze with respect to investing in distressed situations? How do the nature and ownership of the entity, and the characteristi...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 10, 2013

Workshop

Gluten-Free Labeling Under the Current Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA)

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar on gluten-free labeling will detail the efforts made by the USFDA pursuant to the obligations mandated by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA). It will show how foods manufacturers and labelers may use the term ?gluten-free? in product labeling and what this distinction means. This webinar will highlight the Agency?s action with respect to developing...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 10, 2013

Workshop

Sampling Plans for (FDA) Quality Audits

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will examine the issues in FDA quality audit sampling and provide answers you need to plan your audit. You will learn the difference between counting nonconformities and counting non-conformances and the proper technique for a quality audit. Why Should You Attend: Quality audits typically involve sampling of records and other documents. When the auditor samples, this may raise quest...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 10, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Silicon Valley Corporate Law Update 2013: Start-Ups, Financings, IPOs, M&A

Palo Alto, California, USA
Silicon Valley remains one of the most active deal markets in the world today. The broad array of fast-growing companies - from startups to major public corporations - has long attracted top legal, investor and investment banking talent, and produced a wide variety of transactions that range from seed and venture capital financings to some of the largest and most high-profile IPO and M&A ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 10, 2013

Tele-
conference

iPhone and iPad Apps for Lawyers

USA
As Apple nears one million iPhone and iPad apps in its App Store, you may be wondering: How do I cut through all the noise and find the best apps for lawyers? Join our panelists as they point you to iPhone and iPad apps that will make you more productive in your practice. The apps mentioned in this session will help you with the following: ? Creating, revising, and annotating legal documents ? T...

American Bar Association
Jan 10, 2013

Tele-
conference

How to Prepare Your Expert Witness for Deposition

USA
How your expert performs at deposition is likely to have a critical, and sometimes dispositive, influence on the outcome of your case. And how you prepare your expert may well determine how the witness performs. Preparation of your expert is within your control and is your responsibility as retaining counsel. Prepare your expert well and enjoy the rewards. Fail to prepare your expert and risk the ...

American Bar Association
Jan 11, 2013

Workshop

Mitigating the Risk of Wage Claims: Workers misclassification and IRS Audit

Palo Alto, California, USA
This Wage claims webinar will discuss how to mitigate risk of wage claims by avoiding misclassification of employees, correctly determining worker status. You will also understand Section 530 Relief Requirement for business under IRS Audit, Voluntary Classification Settlement Program and its eligibility. Why Should You Attend: Employee misclassification is a growing problem. In 2011 alone, the W...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 11, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2013

New York, New York, USA
Good presentation skills are important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners and clients, making a pitch to potential new clients, or addressing a courtroom.  At this two-hour program, taught by a former practicing lawyer and one of the nation’s leading trainers, you will learn, and have the opportunity to practice, techniques that will immediately improve your presentation sk...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 11, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer 2013

New York, New York, USA
Ethics rules that govern behavior in negotiation, including: When is it permissible to communicate with adverse clients, directly or indirectly? What exposure does counsel have for participating in the negotiation and execution of contracts containing express or implied misrepresentations? Protecting sensitive information and responding to opponent’s probes for sensitive informatio...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 14, 2013

Training

Certificate in Laytime and Demurrage

N/A, United Kingdom
This 12 week distance learning programme; - Provides a thorough overview of the fundamental concepts and practices of laytime and demurrage in the context of both wet and dry cargoes. - Shows how to define and calculate laytime and demurrage - Blends legal and technical knowledge with current case studies to show practical application of the theory Further to this, students will gain invaluable ...

Lloyd's Maritime Academy
Jan 14, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I for Newly Admitted New York Litigators 2013

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program, you can satisfy all of your annual MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys and gain the substantive updates and professional skills necessary in litigation practice. Ethics and professionalism issues in daily litigation practice Legal writing, communication, and pre-trial skills Substantive law updates important to your practice

Practising Law Institute
Jan 14, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Negotiation Skills 2013

San Francisco, California, USA
Negotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life.  You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language.  This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct.  The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 14, 2013

Workshop

Auditing the Human Resource Function

Palo Alto, California, USA
This HR compliance training will cover auditing human resources practices for compliance and liability to help identify and correct any areas that may not comply with applicable laws and/or do not comply with company policy. Why Should You Attend: Auditing the Human Resources of a company is not only a means to perform "due diligence" for your company, but is a measuring tool to determine what n...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 14, 2013

Workshop

Webinar on Supply Chain Finance

Palo Alto, California, USA
This session will examine the origins of supply-chain finance, the current state, and the projected future and its impact on importers, exporters, and banks. Why Should You Attend: This 90-minute webinar will - Explore the history and drivers of supply-chain finance - Compare the mechanics of various supply-chain finance programs with each other - Compare the risks and costs of supply-chain ...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 15, 2013

Workshop

Fraud in Social Media and How to Protect Yourself and Your Organization

Palo Alto, California, USA
This fraud in social media webinar will discuss various types of frauds that can happen in social media and how to protect your and your organization?s interests from it. Policies or essential information need to be in place to reduce risk of fraud victimization via social media. Why Should You Attend: Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube and numerous other social media web sites have become the as essen...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 15, 2013

CLE - Live Webcast

Evidence Blogs as Legal Research

, USA
As information increasingly becomes more available through social media such as legal blogs, it is important for attorneys to know what sources are trustworthy. Whether you're looking for recent court decisions, new legislation, or the admissibility of certain types of evidence, you should have first-hand knowledge of the sources that provide accurate and reliable information. Join our panel of ev...

American Bar Association
Jan 15, 2013

Workshop

Effective Discipline and Lawsuit-Proof Termination

Palo Alto, California, USA
In this progressive discipline and employee termination webinar understand the best practices of creating performance improvement plans, and how to avoid mistakes while disciplining or terminating employees (including older and protected class workers). Why Should You Attend: Disciplining and terminating workers who are underperforming or breaking the rules is stressful for even the most skilled...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 16, 2013

Workshop

Project Management in Human Resources - Human Resource Project Management Training

Palo Alto, California, USA
Course Description: Strategic planning is critical in achieving an organization?s or individual?s success. HR professionals play an important role in creating a company?s strategy plans and in ensuring the plans are implemented accordingly in order to achieve the goals. This webinar on project management in human resources will focus on key project management skills for the HR professional. Cou...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 16, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2013

San Francisco, California, USA
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 id...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 16, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2013

New York, New York, USA
With implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act well underway, and judicial and administrative scrutiny remaining at a high level, it is important to stay on top of the latest developments in the fast changing area of financial products and transactions. At this program, a standout group of law firm and accounting firm lawyers, in-house tax advisors, and government speakers will explore new and old topi...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 17, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions 2013: Trends and Developments

New York, New York, USA
A number of factors have combined to reinvigorate the environment for mergers and acquisitions. High corporate cash balances, unutilized private equity commitments and low interest rates have made capital plentiful for acquisitions. The challenges faced by strategic acquirors in growing organically, the pressure on private equity funds to spend their available capital, and the increased appetite o...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 17, 2013

Workshop

Financial Training for Human Resource Professionals - Financials for HR

Palo Alto, California, USA
Course Description: It is impossible for HR to be involved in decisions of the financial management of the company if human resources personnel don?t understand the terms, processes and reports that define those core management processes. This webinar on financial management for human resource professionals will guide the attendees through the basic understanding of the financial terms, financial...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 17, 2013

CLE - Live Webcast

2nd Annual Best of CLE

Santa Monica, California, USA
Get your CLE Credits! Our annual Best of CLE is a great way to earn a lot of CLE credits ? including 2.0 Substance Abuse Credits ? in just 2 days. We have assembled the best faculty members in the area to present this CLE update. You will enjoy the format ? one hour each of major sections of California Law ? and you will appreciate the well-rounded setup that keeps you up-to-date on important le...

The Seminar Group
Jan 17, 2013

CLE

10th Annual Hawaii Land Use Law

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
This Seminar Includes 3.0 HI MCPE (Ethics) Credits. You Can Attend Only the Ethics Portion for $225! The Hawaii system of land use is complex and private land use is highly regulated. Attorneys and legal staff, planners, government officials, land owners and developers need to understand the complex federal, state and local requirements and procedures. An expert faculty of land use practitioners...

The Seminar Group
Jan 17, 2013

Training

Understanding the SRA Handbook for the COFA

London, United Kingdom
As a newly appointed COFA, you should have the requisite knowledge of accounting and the SRA Accounts Rules because of your background and experience. However, the missing piece of the jigsaw for you is an understanding of the SRA and why the SRA Handbook is so important. This webinar seeks to provide you with an overview of the SRA's regulatory style and why their appointment is vital to the succ...

Ark Group
Jan 17, 2013

Training

Understanding Accounts Rules for the COFA

London, United Kingdom
Many newly appointed COFAs might lack a working knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules and find that they are overly reliant on other members of the firm to assist them in this regard. This webinar provides a timely refresher of the core features of these rules with an explanation of the common pitfalls that can be avoided and a discussion of material breaches.

Ark Group
Jan 18, 2013

Workshop

Implementing Risk-based Verification for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Companies

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will help you understand the industry background to the current transition to Risk-based Verification processes and the current trend in implementation by industry. You will learn the regulatory foundations, industry guidance, and primary components of risk-based verification as it relates to an overall specification, design, and verification program as outlined in ASTM E-2500-07; ?St...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 18, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals in Latin America 2013

Miami, Florida, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2013

CLE

January Patent Bar Review Course in Pasadena, CA

Pasadena, California, USA
Join us for our upcoming Patent Bar Review course, to be held January 21-25, 2013 in Pasadena, CA! Patent Resources Group?s Industry Leading Bar Review Course was developed under the direction of legendary Professor Irving Kayton and leverages our 40 years of experience in educating USPTO patent bar exam passers to make this the most comprehensive and focused patent bar review course in the indus...

Patent Resources Group
Jan 22, 2013

Training

Preparing your firm for growth

London, United Kingdom
A Legal Week survey in March 2012 reported: "Almost three quarters of UK partners (72%) taking part said there needs to be significantly more consolidation in the sector, including 22% of respondents who stated that the legal market is far too fragmented. In contrast, only a handful of respondents (13%) said there was no need for more consolidation." Most partners believe that their firm needs t...

Ark Group
Jan 22, 2013

Training

Understanding and realising the four dimensions of KM

London, United Kingdom
At a time when organisations and their individuals are under pressure to deliver more with less, knowledge management can play a key role in achieving efficiencies and generating innovation. But a poorly thought out or implemented KM initiative wastes precious time and money, and will not allow you to reap the benefits. In this masterclass, Ron Young provides groundbreaking insights and understan...

Ark Group
Jan 22, 2013

Conference

KM Legal Europe 2013

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Attend Managing Partner?s 7th annual KM Legal Europe conference in Amsterdam to gain practical insights into how you can drive innovation and change from firms that have already secured strategic buy-in and are using KM to ensure they stand out from the crowd both where it comes to clients, and prospective employees.

Ark Group
Jan 22, 2013

Workshop

When FMLA ends and ADA begins. The FMLA/ADA Crossover

Palo Alto, California, USA
This 3-hr training explains the complex interaction between FMLA and ADA (AA) as it relates to intermittent leave requests with an underlying accommodation. It will clarify and discuss strategies for managing the transition from FMLA to ADA, concurrent ADA compliance requirements when designating FMLA, and the significant differences in compliance requirements. We will also review the confusion be...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 22, 2013

CLE - Live Webcast

Development by Agreement: A Tool Kit for Land Developers and Local Governments

, USA
Land owners and local governments often enter into agreements with the objective of fixing, if not increasing, public benefits while simultaneously reducing the uncertainty often associated with proposed but not yet built development. In this program, the authors of the newly published book ?Development by Agreement: A Tool Kit for Land Developers and Local Governments? will provide an overview of...

American Bar Association
Jan 22, 2013

Workshop

Bad Debt Forecasting: Two Methods to Accurately Calculate Future Trade Credit Losses

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar highlights the evolution in methodologies for forecasting trade credit bad debts. Many companies have relied on historical data or a flat percentage of sales to help forecast future credit losses. However, these methodologies don?t allow for changing markets, customer growth, or even increasing geographical diversity. A more accurate measure of future bad debt would examine your exist...

ComplianceOnline
Jan 22, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Project Management for Lawyers 2013

New York, New York, USA
Legal project management is quickly becoming a critical way of doing business in law firms and legal departments. Lawyers are learning to implement project management principles in order to better plan, organize, and supervise projects while enhancing client service and relationships, minimizing risk and enhancing profitability and the management of legal costs. In just a few years, legal organiza...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Privacy and Behavioral Advertising Class Action Suits 2013: What Every Litigator and In-House Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Over the past two years there has been an explosion of new lawsuits filed focused on the alleged disclosure of identifying information in connection with the use of  social networks, social gaming, mobile phones, apps, and other mobile and web-based technologies and in connection with behavioral advertising and the use of pixels, beacons, cookies and other persistent identifiers.  Like p...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2013

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Products of Insurance Companies in the Course of Regulatory Reform 2013

New York, New York, USA
The insurance industry continues to navigate the legal environment in meeting insurance and retirement needs in the face of regulatory initiatives adopted in recent years as well as ongoing initiatives for regulatory change.  As the evolving regulatory regimes that govern securities products and asset management services offered by insurance company complexes unfold, the need for solutions to...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2013

Tele-
conference

The Most Important Government Contract Related Decisions of 2012

USA
What were the most important government contracts related decisions issued in 2012? Why are these decisions important and what is the historical context that gives them importance? Each of our esteemed panelists are among the most experienced members of the government contracts bar. This group of talented professionals has agreed to present an analysis of the year's most important cases, which wil...

American Bar Association
Jan 23, 2013

Tele-
conference

Trademark Fundamentals: The United States Patent and Trademark Office Federal Registration Process

USA
Many general practitioners have little exposure to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) federal registration process. Practitioners who provide any legal advice to businesses should understand this important area, which could involve significant assets. This overview course of basic fundamentals from the perspective of in-house and outside counsel will address the trademark applic...

American Bar Association