Announcements

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America has announced that its members are eligible to attend American Law Firm Association educational program at no cost. The American Law Firm Association International, one of the oldest and largest global networks of law firms, has agreed to pay for ACC-Chicago's members' airfare, hotel...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America this month is planning a CLE presentation titled Understanding Financial Statement Fraud. The program will take place on Thursday, March 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Prestonwood Country Club, 15909 Preston Road, North Dallas, TX. The presentation will be led by Jeffrey...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The MidAmerica Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America has rescheduled a CLE seminar titled Arbitration and Mediation from January to Wednesday, March 9. The program will compare and contrast arbitration and mediation, present a panel of corporate counsel to discuss their views and experience, and analyze what works and what doesn't when...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) this month will present a CLE seminar titled Senate Bill 80 - Tort Reform in two locations. Programs will take place on Friday, March 4 at the Forum Conference Center, East 9th and St. Clair streets, Cleveland, and on Friday, March 11 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, OH. Sessions run from 8:30 a....
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The Southwest Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America and the Cincinnati Bar Association this month are jointly planning a CLE seminar titled Insurance Basics - What In-House Counsel Need to Know About Risk and Risk Management Today. The program is scheduled for Wednesday, March 16 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Health Foundation of...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Wednesday, March 9 is planning a CLE seminar titled Discovery of Electronic Records. The featured speakers will be Dino Tsibouris, Mallory & Tsibouris Company LPA, and Martin D. Susec, an assistant attorney general for the Constitutional Offices Section of the Ohio Attorney General's Office. The program will...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Marian Block, vice president and associate general counsel of Lockheed Martin Corporation, has begun her tenure as the 24th president of the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA). With more than 1,100 in-house counsel members, and celebrating its 25th anniversary, WMACCA is the premier professional association for in-house...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The DC Bar Association on Friday, March 11 will offer a CLE seminar titled Effective Writing for Lawyers Workshop. The speakers at the day-long session are David F. Pike and Kathleen Sylvester, both of Writewell. The workshop will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. For details of...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Effective April 30, applicants for federal tax exempt status will be required to file a totally new Application for Recognition of Exemption under 501(c)(3)(form 1023). This new application form both expands the scope of information required from the previous form 1023 and incorporates a number ofpreviously separate forms. The new application will be...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    MICPEL and the Maryland State Bar Association this month will conclude a three-part series of presentations on immigration law with a CLE seminar titled The Nuts and Bolts of Deportation and Removal. The program is scheduled for Friday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Ecker Business Training Center, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, MD....
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Virginia CLE this month has scheduled a video replay of a popular CLE seminar originally presented last September under the title 2004 Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute: Practical Strategies and Advice for IT Practitioners. The program, aimed at attorneys practicing in the fields of software licensing, development, and procurement; Internet...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) will honor three corporate attorneys and their organizations this month at the MCCA 2005 Midwest Region DiversityDinner. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 16 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, Chicago. A reception, where attendees may greet the honorees, will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    While many are familiar with intellectual property concepts of patents, copyrights and trademarks, fewer understand that the value of intellectual property comes from licensing. This issue will be the focus this month of a DC Bar Association CLE seminar titled Introduction to Licensing Intellectual Property. The program will take place on Thursday, March...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Structuring and Drafting Commercial Loan Documents, a day-long CLE seminar, will be presented in three locations this month by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). The programs will take place on Wednesday, March 16 at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia; on Tuesday, March 22 at the PBI Conference Center, 5080...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    A wide range of employment law issues will be covered this month as the WolfInstitute continues its series of ongoing seminars in Philadelphia. The seminars take place at the WolfInstitute, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Each session begins at 9 a.m. The courses are designed to give HR professionals, in-house counsel, benefits administrators and other...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The Attorney-Client Privilege: Erosion, Ethics, Problems and Solutions will be the topic of an all-day seminar on Thursday, March 10, presented by the Atlantic Legal Foundation at the Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC. The seminar will be preceded by an opening reception, dinner and address by Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA) on...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Preparing an Initial Public Offering (IPO). The program will take place on Thursday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, Ryders Lane Exit off Route One, New Brunswick, NJ. As market conditions continue to improve, it is...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Significant changes and developments in healthcare laws will be the focus this month of a CLE seminar titled Healthcare Transactions 2005 planned by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). The program will take place on Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, Ryders Lane Exit off Route One, New...
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    Since the early 18th century when the Luddites destroyed automated textile machines in England, outsourcing has been a controversial issue. Billions of dollars are currently spent on outsourcing each year. To help make attorneys better able to advise clients in avoiding potentials pitfalls in outsourcing, the Association of the Bar of the City of New...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Communications styles, employment law and ethics will be the focus of seminars on the February CLE calendar of the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (WESFACCA). On Thursday, February 10, WESFACCA is offering a program titled Executive Presence: Understanding the Communications Styles for Success from...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Even though the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) has been in effect for more than 10 years, hotel owners and operators are increasingly being named in ADA Title III (access to public accommodation) lawsuits. In New York City alone, the groups Accessibility for All and ADA Access Today have filed 42 Title III ADA lawsuits against New York City hotels...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Does your company comply with the myriad global privacy laws? How up-to-date is your records management program? Attorneys who have asked themselves these questions will likely benefit from a CLE seminar being organized this month by the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America and the firm of Hunton & Williams LLP....
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The American Jobs Creation Act (Jobs Act) adds a new Internal Revenue Code Section 409A, which significantly changes the rules applicable to nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements. The new law affects the manner in which such arrangements are designed and administered and covers many types of arrangements that are not typically thought of as...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Helaine M. Barnett, president of the Legal Services Corporation, has received the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) 2005 Gold Medal Award. The award, the highest recognition given by the state bar to a lawyer or judge, was presented to Ms. Barnett, a nationally prominent lawyer who has dedicated her 40-year career to providing legal services to...
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