Announcements

  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) will offer its second annual Nonprofit Institute on Thursday, May 20. Some of the topics to be addressed at the day-long session include: •The Basics of How to Apply for and Obtain Federal Grants; •Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector;...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    MICPEL this month is planning a CLE seminar that will examine some of the latest changes in the laws governing the mortgage lending industry. The program, titled Mortgage Lending: Basics and Current Issues, is set for Wednesday, May 26. Speakers will be Robert A. Cook, Hudson Cook, LLP; Marjorie A. Corwin, Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger &...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    The Virginia State Bar Association (VSB) has scheduled its 66th Annual Meeting for Thursday through Saturday, June 17-19 at the Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel in Virginia Beach, VA. The gathering will include a full schedule of CLE seminars and a variety of special events. On Saturday morning following the annual business meeting, the Young Lawyers Conference...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    To help attorneys who are new to the corporate legal environment succeed, the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) next month is offering its 2nd Annual Corporate Counsel University: The Basics of In-House Counseling. The event also will give more seasoned corporate lawyers a refresher on practice fundamentals. The conference will take place Sunday...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    U.S. firms and investment capital are flooding into Asia to take advantage of its rapid economic growth and low manufacturing costs. But with rewards comes risk, and companies that are doing business or looking to enter the Asian marketplace need to pay special attention to the political and business risks of operating in this volatile and sometimes...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Corporations are increasingly coming under the threat of class actions involving pay equity in addition to federal inquiries from the EEOC and OFCCP. Corporate legal counsel as well as the proactive employer will need to be well prepared in anticipation of these claims and to fight off employment class actions. This issue will be the focus this month of...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America and FindLaw this month are planning a CLE seminar titled Financial Institutions Compliance Strategies. The program will take place on Thursday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the New York Helmsley Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street, New York City. Discussion topics will include...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Northstar Conferences LLC has scheduled its National Institute for Women Corporate Counsel on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 8 and 9 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, TX. At the Tuesday session, discussion topics will include Reaching the Summit - Women on Boards of Directors; Compensation Trends for Women In-House Counsel; Breakout Sessions Focusing on...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Control Risks Group will continue its Spring 2004 Breakfast Briefing Series this month and next with a pair of New York City seminars. On Tuesday, April 27, Control Risks will present International Fraud and Corruption: The Nightmare for Corporate Executives and Board Members in the Sarbanes-Oxley Era. This session will attempt to answer questions such...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Fraser Milner Casgrain, LLP this month will join with the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America in presenting a CLE seminar titled The New Normal: Ensuring the New Security Conscious Border Does Not Disrupt Your Business Objectives. The program, co-sponsored by the New York State Bar Association...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Current Issues in Federal Securities Prosecution: Latest Regulatory, Congressional & Public Policy Developments. The program will take place on Tuesday, April 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City....
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    On Friday, April 9, the Boston Bar Association (BBA) will address this issue in a CLE seminar titled Commercial Arbitration Strategies. This highly interactive program will feature a discussion with local facilitators chosen for their experience and expertise in the field of commercial arbitration. The program is designed to demystify the process and to...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The licensing of intellectual property is the chief means of transferring value in the information-based economy. For attorneys eager to learn more about this emerging area of law, Suffolk University Law School and the Boston Patent Lawyers Association early this month have scheduled a seminar titled Sophisticated Licensing Issues. The program will take...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Critical Issues in Post-WTO China is the title of a CLE seminar scheduled for this month by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY). The program will take place on Wednesday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. This program will address the legal and economic landscape...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Members of the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. will present a seminar entitled How to Identify and Protect Your Company's Intellectual Property on Thursday, April 22.The program will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Conference Center on the tenth floor of The Legal Center, One Riverfront Plaza, Newark,...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    For many years, the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has realized that the use and exploitation of intellectual property has been an essential element of business for their clients in the entertainment, media, pharmaceutical and related sectors. Keeping in mind the increasing complexities of the law in this area and the growing demands on in-house...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The April CLE calendar of WESFACCA, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America, includes seminars focusing of a variety of practice areas such as antitrust, employment law, international law and litigation. The April WESFACCA schedule includes:...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) this month is planning a pair of seminars that will focus on issues of particular interest to in-house counsel. On Tuesday, April 20, NJCCA is offering its Small Law Department Forum, which will provide specific advice on managing small departments. The session, co-sponsored by Axiom Legal, will run...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America and DataCert, Inc. this month will present a luncheon seminar titled Spend Management: The Next Discipline in Corporate Legal. The session will take place on Thursday, April 15 form 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel, 118 West 57th Street, New York City....
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    What steps can you take as New Jersey steps up its pursuit of natural resource damages? What typically triggers environmental or OSHA criminal enforcement actions? These and other questions about current trends in environmental, health and safety laws and regulations were addressed at a Meet-The-Author seminar on February 26, hosted by Pitney, Hardin, Kipp...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month is continuing its series of Wednesday morning CLE seminars on issues affecting in-house counsel.Each morning session runs from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The upcoming programs, for which no registration fee is charged, will be presented on the following schedule:...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Recent regulatory responses to the corporate and mutual fund scandals create new issues and challenges for independent directors of mutual funds and public companies. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, recent SEC initiatives and the new corporate governance standards at the stock exchanges and NASDAQ have changed the way that independent directors approach their...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The Idiosyncrasies of Ohio Employment Law is the title of a CLE seminar to be presented this month by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) in two Ohio locations. The program will take place on Friday, April 23 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, Ohio, and on Friday, April 30 at The Forum, One Cleveland Center, East 9th and St. Clair...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Today's robust government contracting environment has resulted in sales, mergers or acquisitions involving many government contracting businesses, including small and 8(a) firms, and various commercial organizations. On Wednesday, April 14, the Washington (DC) Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America will address this...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The Idiosyncrasies of Ohio Employment Law is the title of a CLE seminar to be presented this month by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) in two Ohio locations. The program will take place on Friday, April 23 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, Ohio, and on Friday, April 30 at The Forum, One Cleveland Center, East 9th and St. Clair...
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