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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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The Value of Diversity and Inclusion for Law Departments

In recent studies, diverse law departments achieved significantly higher performance ratings, are stronger and more adaptable. This webinar will discuss common challenges and “best practices” to achieve greater diversity and inclusion and increase the value of your law department.

How to Efficiently Comply with the New Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT)

The Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism is a voluntary program, but achieving CTPAT certification provides significant advantages for importers and exporters. Join Robert Stang, Partner at Husch Blackwell and Practical Law Senior Editor Deborah Verdile for a free webinar on the history of CTPAT, benefits of becoming a member, and address ongoing compliance once certification is achieved.

2018 Year in Review: Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Legal Developments and Trends

Businesses face serious challenges in protecting their trade secrets and business relationships from unwanted competition. Recent laws and court decisions, however, impose greater restrictions on non-competes and other restrictive covenants and more laws have been proposed. Do you know what it takes to comply? 

Music Licensing: A Practical Guide

Music licensing is a notoriously complex topic. Join Practical Law and copyright experts, Joseph P. Salvo, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Sesame Workshop, and Eric J. Schwartz of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, for a free webinar presenting a practical approach to music licensing.

Diversity & Inclusion in the Legal Workplace

Diversity and inclusion is growing in importance as employers recognize that diverse opinions and backgrounds lead to better business decisions and improved performance. This webinar provides a general understanding of the issues behind the need for diversity and inclusion in the legal workplace. 

Eminent Domain and the Border Wall: Political and Legal Perspectives

Discussion includes the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which spurred the construction of roughly 600 miles of border barriers, and the related REAL ID Act that allows the Secretary of Homeland Security to waive many of the federal environmental statutes ordinarily required with any major federal project. 

Pros and Cons of Arbitrating Wage and Hour Claims After Epic Systems v. Lewis

Join Practical Law and the Wage & Hour Defense Institute as they discuss the US Supreme Court’s Epic Systems Corp. decision and its impact on the arbitration of federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour claims. 

Lessons Learned: Tips for Developing a Successful P3 Project

State and local governmental entities are increasingly turning to public private partnerships (P3s) to develop, finance, operate, and maintain new and existing public infrastructure. While P3s can offer many advantages over traditional delivery methods, they are not right for every project. 

Administered v. Ad Hoc Arbitration: Procedural Dilemmas for the Arbitrator in Complex Cases

A panel of arbitration experts use a series of hypotheticals to illustrate the differences in how arbitrators address thorny procedural issues in administered and non-administered (ad hoc) arbitrations.

Five Fixes for your IP & Information Strategy Now: Patent Venue, Opinion Letters, GDPR, Data Privacy, & the DTSA

Trying to keep on top of rapid developments in intellectual property and information law? Join Practical Law and seasoned attorneys from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP as they review the five fixes for your intellectual property and information strategy today. 

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

Presenters discuss the impact that the Supreme Court’s decision has had on filing new patent cases and the surge in motions for transfer. We will discuss best practices for litigants navigating the patent venue law based on court guidance and keeping in mind open questions.    

Section 1983 litigation: Understanding qualified immunity and Monell liability

Practical Law and Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP discuss 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.    

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

Join Practical Law, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, and Thompson & Knight LLP for a free 75-minute webinar. Presenters will explain the effects of prevailing market forces on large corporate and middle market segments of the US loan market and discuss common arguments 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 

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? In this webinar, the panel will address hypothetical mediation circumstances that illustrate multiple ethical issues with a particular emphasis on confidentiality questions.    

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 an overview of the different types of claims that arise under RLUIPA and the United States Constitution, discuss recent 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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