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Practical Law webinars

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Practical Law webinars provide substantive guidance in an interactive format – with most programs offering free CLE. Practical Law senior legal editors partner with leading law firms, corporate in-house counsel, and prominent industry leaders and organizations to provide you with all the legal know-how you need, within 90 minutes or less.

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Senior and vulnerable investors: What you need to know about the law and diminished capacity

This webinar will assist practitioners who are preparing policies, procedures, and training materials to assist firms and associated persons in complying with the new rules.

TC Heartland anniversary edition – Recent developments and practical implications of evolving patent venue law

The presenters will discuss the impact that the Supreme Court’s decision has had on filing of new patent cases and the surge in the motions for transfer. Finally, we will discuss best practices for litigants in navigating the patent venue law based on the guidance provided by the courts and keeping in mind the questions that remain open.

Section 1983 litigation: Understanding qualified immunity and Monell liability

Practical Law and Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP presented this 75-minute webinar on May 2, 2018 that discussed several topics including the current standards for qualified immunity; the basics of Monell entity liability the interplay between qualified immunity for individual defendants and the Monell liability analysis for the local government entity; and practice pointers on how to effectively assert qualified immunity through the entire lifespan of the litigation.

Current trends in loan terms: Large-cap and middle market loans

Join Practical Law and experts from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Thompson & Knight LLP for a free 75-minute webinar. During this session, the presenters will explain the effects of prevailing market forces on the large corporate and middle market segments of the US loan market and discuss arguments commonly raised in loan agreement negotiations.

Public M&A year in review: Trends and highlights from 2017 

To learn more about recent innovations in deal-making, join Practical Law for a free 60-minute webinar reviewing the year in M&A. During the webinar, Daniel Rubin, Senior Editor, Practical Law Corporate and M&A, will analyze What’s Market data and review critical M&A trends, unique transactions and highlights from 2017 that may affect your practice in 2018.

Ethics issues in mediation 

During this webinar, the panel will address hypothetical mediation circumstances that illustrate multiple ethical issues with a particular emphasis on confidentiality questions - How far can a mediator go in facilitating constructive discussions between the parties when the mediator has committed to keep one side’s objectives confidential from the other? When can a party exploit an opposing party’s misconduct during the mediation? Can a mediator be compelled to testify about a party’s mediation positions?

Tips on tips: Common challenges under the FLSA for employers of tipped employees

Moderator Paul Bittner of Ice Miller LLP (Columbus, OH), and speaker Mark Spring of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (Sacramento), both members of the WHDI, will discuss compliance issues facing employers in this often complicated area.

Religious land use disputes; Latest case law updates and strategies for avoiding and defending claims 

Join Practical Law and Robinson & Cole LLP for a free, 75-minute webinar providing insights, among other things, ways to regulate religious uses, even if it means going against a religious land use applicant’s wishes in some situations. The panelists will provide an overview of the different types of claims that arise under RLUIPA and the United States Constitution, discuss recent pertinent cases, and provide strategies for avoiding and defending against such claims.

NOTE: Practical Law on-demand webinars do not provide CLE. To listen to Practical Law on-demand webinars and receive CLE credit, visit West LegalEdcenter.

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