Celesq® Announces Upcoming CLE re Asset Protection, Estate Planning, Taxation; Ethical Issues for IP Attorneys; Data Privacy and Security in Big Data;

Boca Raton, FL, March 04, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for March 2015:

Tax Compliance for Asset Protection and Estate Planning Attorneys: A Comprehensive Overview for Asset Protection Structures (2516)
Live web cast: March 11, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

In this program for asset protection and estate planning attorneys, John Garland discusses the various tax issues specific to asset protection planning arrangements, including: an analysis of the pertinent income, gift, and estate tax issues; certain grantor trust considerations; the concept of tax neutrality in asset protection planning; the standard goal of making incomplete gifts into the structure; the factors that distinguish domestic trusts from foreign trusts for federal income tax purposes, and the important implications this distinction has for tax reporting (and penalty) purposes; drafting suggestions; and tax filing requirements and compliance issues.

Ethics and IP–Recent Developments, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2433IP)
Moderated web cast: March 19, 2015 (12:00 noon ET

Attorneys who missed this web cast on December 3, 2014 can attend this moderated web cast. Anthony Lo Cicero, Amster Rothstein Ebenstein, discusses the Supreme Court's decisions in Himark and Octane, which alter significantly the standard for determining whether a patent case is "exceptional" for the purpose of shifting fees, and other regulatory, judicial and possibly legislative developments (e.g., F.R.Civ.P. 11; Rules 1.6-9 of the Rules of Professional Conduct; and various provisions of the USPTO Rules of Professional Conduct), and their impacts on attorney ethical considerations.

What In-House Counsel Should Know about Data Privacy and Data Security in a Big Data World (2518)
Live web cast: March 12, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with the ability to rapidly analyze large volumes of data to predict outcomes and draw other insights. Big Data has grown exponentially as the insights reaped from data analysis have become crucial to the success of many companies. With this growth have come a number of data security and data privacy considerations and requirements for companies involved with big data. Jason Haislmaier, Bryan Cave LLP, discusses these considerations and requirements, including established and emerging legal standards, regulatory requirements, and best practices for data privacy and data security in a “Big Data” world.

Data Privacy Challenges in Global Employment Management: A Guide for In-House Attorneys (2520)
Live web cast: March 16, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

This program, which includes an interactive case study, focuses on the challenges companies have to solve when operating a global HR system. Topics include the regulatory framework for collection and processing of personal employee data, the transfer of such data within a corporate group, purpose limitation, adequate data protection guarantees, and conflicts of law.

Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts, or to learn more about the programs, may visit www.celesq.com and click on Celesq® Upcoming Webcasts, accessed at btly link to http://www.celesq.com/news/category/hot_topic.

The web casts will be recorded and, like all Celesq® programs, will be available on demand and on CD directly from Celesq® (www.celesq.com). For more information about any of the programs, or to place an order from Celesq®, you may visit their web site at www.celesq.com and click on the program(s) in which you are interested; or email them at customer.care@celesq.com.

About Celesq® AttorneysEd Center
Celesq® AttorneysEd Center (www.celesq.com), a nationally-recognized leader in providing high-quality continuing legal education programs to attorneys throughout the United States, focuses on the hottest topics and latest trends in practice areas of particular interest to outside and in-house corporate attorneys and litigators. A pioneer in online CLE, Celesq® today offers its programs in a variety of convenient formats, including live web casts, online streaming audio and audio CDs. Contact Sharon Levine Mirsky, Esq., at (561) 241-1919 or slmirsky@celesq.com for more information.
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