Announcements

  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Massachusetts CLE (MCLE) on Friday, February 20 is offering a seminar titled Employment Law for Business Lawyers and In-House Counsel. The session is designed to help attorneys effectively advise businesses on employment law matters, and assist business clients in avoiding employment law liability. The faculty of employment law specialists will explain...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Budd Larner will continue its CLE Seminar Series next with a program titled Software Licensing Agreements. The session will take place on Wednesday, March 3 at The Sheraton at Woodbridge Place, Iselin, NJ. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants will learn how to negotiate more equitable contracts for software licensing, support and...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Bankruptcy remains one of the most viable areas of law for general practitioners. The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) had this in mind when it scheduled a CLE seminar this month titled Bankruptcy Basics, a session aimed at attorneys who normally do not handle bankruptcy cases. The program will take place on Thursday, February...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The 2003 Chief Legal Officer Survey, conducted annually by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Altman Weil, Inc., was released last month. The survey reports that cost concerns are driving chief legal officers' hiring and firing decisions in 2003. And while a majority reports stable or improved operations in light of new corporate governance...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. this month is planning a Meet-the-Author seminar titled What Lurks in Your Computer: Will It Help or Hurt You? The program, set for Thursday, January 8, is part of the firm's Avoiding Missteps in Employment Practices Series that focuses on a full range of employment issues. Each seminar is designed to...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    In the constantly evolving area of employment law, practitioners regularly face a number of ethical questions.To help attorneys find answers to these questions, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month will offer a CLE seminar titled Ethical Challenges in Employment Law: Resolving Real World Issues. The program will take place on...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Want to know the difference between a bear-hug and a lock-up? Confused by the geometry of a reverse triangular merger? Who are the players and what's my role as a corporate lawyer? These are some of the questions that the Association of the Bar of the City of New York will attempt to answer this month in a CLE seminar titled Introduction to the Deal: What...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    To help attorneys understand nonimmigrant and immigrant visa requirements and who need this understanding, the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education this month will present a CLE seminar titled Advanced Immigrant Practice: Strategies & Solutions for Specific Occupations. The program will take place on Wednesday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) will hold its 2004 Annual Meeting from Monday, January 26 through Saturday, January 31 at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York City. More than 5,000 NYSBA members are expected to attend the program that will feature special seminars presented by NYSBA sections and committees as well as several...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The Boston Bar Association (BBA) has recommended an end to the practice in Massachusetts of reassigning judges to a different courthouse every two months. The practice, which originated more than 200 years ago when "circuit riding" judges rode to work on a horse, has been described by a BBA task force as outdated, costly and inefficient. The BBA task...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    A variety of corporate counsel issues will be addressed this month in a series of CLE seminars planned by WESFACCA, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. The WESFACCA January program calendar includes:...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Essentials of the Corporate Secretarial Function, an intensive two-day course designed to serve as an introduction to the broad range of duties associated with the corporate secretary's office, will be held on Thursday and Friday, January 29 and 30 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 6333 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona.The course is sponsored by...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The relationship between the board of directors and the corporate secretary and general counsel can have all the tension of a high-wire act under the big tent. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and the National Association of Corporate Directors next month are sponsoring a seminar that will clearly define the roles and responsibilities of all...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Hundreds of billions of dollars of outsourcing transactions occur each year in the U.S. and offshore. However, outsourcing presents risk and the shifting of risk for all parties. One misstep by the service provider can put them out of business. Conversely, service providers who have made pricing errors for large engagements have jeopardized their entire...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) next month is planning a CLE seminar titled Recent Developments in Securities Enforcement. The program will take place on Friday, February 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City. This full-day seminar will provide an opportunity for those interested in securities...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (NY ACCA) and the firm of Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP will address the issue of asset acquisition this month in a CLE seminar titled Looking to Buy Asset Bargains? Try Bankruptcy Court. The session will take place on Tuesday, January 27 from noon to 2 p.m. at the...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Businesses are facing increasing claims that products or services they offer violate some type of intellectual property protection. This area of the law will be examined next month by WESFACCA, in a CLE seminar titled Weathering the Onslaught of IP Infringement Claims. The program, set for Tuesday, February 19, will offer tips and pointers on handling...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    To encourage greater participation in pro bono programs and to offer attorneys more information on the wide range of pro bono experiences available outside New York City, the New York State Bar Association's Department of Pro Bono Affairs has released an updated edition of Pro Bono Opportunities: A Guide for Lawyers Outside New York City. The state bar...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA), the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and the New Jersey State Bar Association Corporate & Business Law Section next month will present the 2004 Corporate Counsel Institute. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 25 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at the Clarion Hotel,...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The Houston Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will give a luncheon program on Tuesday, January 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. at The Houston Club, 811 Rusk Street in Houston.The law firm of Haynes & Boone will sponsor the luncheon. The presentation by Larry Finder and Debra Hatter of Haynes and Boone on Practical Ethical Tips for Corporate...
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  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Following the droughts of 2001-2002, and recent adoption of various water resources and land use regulated legislation, water resources and water supply are of increased controversy and attention.The Water Law Conference, scheduled on Wednesday, January 14 at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road in Mechanicsburg, will focus on hot topics relating...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Georgetown University Law Center will hold the following programs at the Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, during the month of January....
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Jordan Lawrence Group have announced the Best Practices Forum for enforced records management as part of the firm's alliance with ACC. The Best Practices Forum is designed to help companies rapidly develop and enforce records management programs that ensure companies are in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, the...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter of the American Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA) Montgomery County Networking Forum will present Ethics Issues for In-house Counsel in Maryland on Monday, January 12 at the offices of US Pharmacopeia, 12601 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville, Maryland. The free, members-only program will be a brown bag lunch from...
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