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Understanding Impasse in Negotiation & Mediation: How to Prevent, Avoid, & Break Deadlock

Impasse is the point when negotiation breaks down and the parties reach for their respective briefcases. Absent some intervention or course change, the deal is dead, the litigation continues, and the negotiation is over. This course will examine the causes of impasse so that in many situations, impasse can be avoided entirely. More

Original Recording Date: 10/2/2013
Skills (60): 1.5

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  • $88.50
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Cutting Edge Issues in Digital Risk Management

Digitization of information creates risk including over-preservation, under-preservation, eForgery, spoliation, and data breach, to name a few. This presentation will address lawyers’ roles in helping to manage those risks in the context of internal investigations and litigation & regulatory inquiries. More

Original Recording Date: 10/22/2014

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Litigation Regarding Credit Default Swaps (CDS)

Credit default swaps (CDS), derivatives designed to manage the risk that fixed-income obligations may go unpaid, have become a multi-billion-dollar market within a decade of their genesis. Surging defaults on the underlying investments amid the recent financial crisis have led to increased litigation between the parties involved in these complex transactions. More

Original Recording Date: 2/25/2014

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Employment Transitions in the Financial Services Industry: Practical & Legal Issues

This program will explore the practical and legal issues that arise when employees transition between financial services firms. When an employee now ends his or her employment at a bank, hedge fund, private equity or other financial services firm, both the employer and employee are faced with a complex set of risks and competing interests to protect, many of which involve the use and protection of intangible confidential information. More

Original Recording Date: 10/24/2013

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  • $118.00
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Answers to Everyday Ethical Questions

Join us to discuss how the Rules of Professional Conduct, and related decisions, opinions and commentary are applied to concrete situations that confront lawyers in everyday practice. A prominent faculty will discuss and take questions from the audience on a series of ethical conundrums. More

Original Recording Date: 6/26/2014

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  • $118.00
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Insider Trading 2014: New Developments in Investigating, Prosecuting & Defending Cases

Insider trading continues to be a high enforcement priority for both the SEC and DOJ. Both agencies have devoted unprecedented resources to investigating insider trading violations, continue to employ aggressive investigative techniques, and ventured into new substantive territories and prosecution theories. More

Original Recording Date: 10/20/2014

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  • $118.00
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Current Governance Issues in Coops & Condos

This updated annual seminar is intended for attorneys who represent cooperatives and condominiums and, in particular, those who serve as directors on cooperative and condominium boards. If you attended the Hot Topics in Coops & Condos program in April, you won’t want to miss this program!Program Chair: Dale J. More

Original Recording Date: 6/3/2015

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  • $118.00
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Every Contract is a Litigation Waiting to Happen

Market standard clauses that appear in many business contracts (e.g. choice of law clauses, integration clauses, fee-shifting clauses) often do not work as intended when tested in the court room. This seminar identifies which clauses are subject to repeat litigation, and makes practical drafting suggestions that will reduce the risk of contract disputes. More

Original Recording Date: 6/8/2015

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  • $118.00
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The False Claims Act in Construction Projects

One of the fastest growing litigation areas today involves the False Claims Act (FCA), and in particular as concerning construction projects with the federal government. Failing to appreciate the very broad reach of the FCA exposes contractors to serious financial penalties including treble damages, as well as suspension and debarment from contracting with the federal and even state governments. More

Original Recording Date: 6/17/2015

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  • $118.00
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Supreme Court Round-Up: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law Cases

In its 2012-2013 term, the U.S. Supreme Court issued several decisions that significantly affect how labor and management attorneys should now advise their clients and prepare for litigation concerning matters relating to discrimination under Title VII and the ADA, wage and hour, class action, ERISA, and arbitration. More

Original Recording Date: 9/26/2013

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  • $147.50
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Jury Voir Dire & Other Jury Issues

Cases are said to be won or lost at jury selection, yet lawyers are often unclear about the purpose of jury selection and how to conduct it. Worse, trial counsel often wait until the last minute to even begin thinking about ways to approach voir dire for a particular trial. More

Original Recording Date: 10/15/2013
Skills (60): 2.5

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Ethical Issues in Employment Law

In the constantly evolving area of employment law, practitioners routinely face a number of ethical questions. This seminar will address some of the ethical issues that arise in employment litigation and internal investigations. During the seminar, a panel of experts will examine a number of issues, including common ethical pitfalls in employment litigation, as well as issues related to social media, the consideration of arrest and conviction records in hiring decisions, and whistleblower protection.Program Co-chairs: Janelle L. More

Original Recording Date: 10/17/2013

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Win at Trial with Persuasive Closing Arguments & PowerPoint Presentations

This seminar is designed to provide you with all the information and skills you need to know to give effective closing arguments at trial, including how to create effective PowerPoint presentations to accompany your arguments. Topics include: Using themes, theories, and juror values; humanizing issues for the jury; expressing emotions; storytelling; using primacy; how long the closing should be and dealing with judicially imposed time restraints; using stance, body language and eye contact to your advantage; integrating the law into your argument; using visuals or props; and using analogies. More

Original Recording Date: 1/15/2014

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Hot Button Issues of Legal Ethics

Members of the Professional Ethics Committee will discuss and provide guidance on how to deal with the following "hot button" issues in this program. • Litigation funding • Escrow accounts (will address, among other things, the issue of what to do when a client directs a lawyer not to remit settlement funds) • Aggressive litigation tactics, and why these are unlikely to work as a matter of strategy • Lawyers following orders - supervision of other attorneys Program Chair: Katie M. More

Original Recording Date: 11/13/2013

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  • $150.00
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Taking & Defending Depositions: Strategic Tips & Techniques

Litigators know that the deposition is a crucial opportunity to evaluate an adversary's case, challenge key theories and witnesses, and to seek admissions for use in a potential summary judgment motion or at trial. Whether you are a first-year litigation associate or a senior partner, come learn how to maximize your effectiveness at taking, preparing for, and defending depositions. More

Original Recording Date: 2/3/2015

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  • $177.00
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Representing Clients in Federal & State Criminal Tax Investigations: Defense Strategies & Prosecution Initiatives Every Attorney Needs to Know

This program will focus on strategies that attorneys can use to best represent taxpayers under criminal investigation. Topics to be covered include elements of commonly prosecuted federal and state tax crimes, current IRS and DOJ tax prosecution initiatives, (particularly foreign bank account investigations), voluntary disclosures to state and federal authorities, reacting to the commencement of a criminal investigation, administrative vs. More

Original Recording Date: 6/9/2014

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  • $177.00
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The Future of Class Actions

This program will provide attorneys with an examination of the current status and future direction of class action litigation in light of a series of recent Supreme Court decisions and other federal decisions raising fundamental questions about the viability of the class action mechanism. More

Original Recording Date: 3/3/2015

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  • $177.00
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Recent Developments & Updated in the Practice of Disabilities Law

The program will focus on recent legal developments in education, labor, civil rights and accessibility, mental illness, and employment as they relate to people with disabilities. Presenters will include litigators who argued some of the cases that will be discussed as well as lawyers who are expert in their fields. More

Original Recording Date: 5/12/2014

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  • $177.00
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Lessons From the Smartphone Wars: Surprising Developments in Patent, Copyright & Licensing

Apple, Google, Samsung, and a host of others have now been battling over smartphone technology for nearly half a decade in courts and tribunals all over the world. The $4.5 billion purchase of the Nortel patent portfolio by a consortium led by Microsoft, Ericsson, and Apple, as well as Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility for $12.7B, have encountered heightened antitrust scrutiny. More

Original Recording Date: 10/22/2013

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Hot Topics Affecting Estate Litigators: To Infinity & Beyond

The panelists will discuss the commencement of proceedings in Surrogate's Court and related issues of standing, beneficiary status and applicable statute of limitations. Thereafter, the panelists will address burdens of proof and some common evidentiary problems, particularly those surrounding gifts purportedly made by a decedent during his lifetime. More

Original Recording Date: 1/15/13

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Practicing in NYS Supreme Court

This program will provide new attorneys with an overall “how to” guide for practicing in New York Supreme Court. Panelists will discuss the basics of initiating an action, describe the court parts and what they do, and provide information about getting a judge assigned to the case. More

Original Recording Date: 10/9/2014

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Recent Developments in Document Retention: Legal, Ethical & Practical Advice in the Context of Criminal, Regulatory & Civil Litigation

This program will provide practical advice and ethical guidance for in-house and outside counsel confronted with document retention issues in the context of criminal and regulatory investigations, as well as civil litigation. Experts will discuss the proper design and implementation of document retention policies, the legal requirements that arise in the context of investigations and litigation, and penalties and other sanctions that have been imposed for document retention failures. More

Original Recording Date: 10/21/2014

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How Litigation Can Solve Cases of Financial Elder Abuse

A panel of experienced trust and estates attorneys will discuss litigation-based solutions to correcting financial elder abuse, including contested probate proceedings, discovery and turnover proceedings, and proceedings to recover alleged gifts.Program Chair: Eric W. More

Original Recording Date: 11/4/2013
Skills (60): 3.0

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Hot Topics in Bankruptcy Litigation 2013

There have been several important recent developments affecting bankruptcy litigation. Join a panel of experienced practitioners as they examine director and officer duties and liabilities, the significant legal issues presented in the Madoff “clawback” cases, and an update on the evolving impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Stern v. More

Original Recording Date: 2/12/2013

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Federal Court Practice 101: Introduction to the Nuts & Bolts of Federal Civil Practice

This program is designed to introduce attorneys, particularly those in their first three years of practice, to the nuts and bolts of federal civil practice. By focusing on real-life scenarios andpractical skills, the panelists will share their advice on how to succeed at each stage of litigationin federal court, from the initial conference to the close of discovery. More

Original Recording Date: 11/10/2014

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  • $177.00