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Health Law Section
8th Annual FUNdamentals: The Legal Implications of the "Internet of Things"
Back by popular demand and certainly to be a sell-out, this annual don’t-miss FUNdamentals of Florida healthcare law CLE program focuses this year on the legal implications of the “Internet of Things”. This lively and fast-paced program features one hour of legal ethics credit and is designed to be immediately useful to attorneys, medical professionals and healthcare consultants needing to better understand the issues and problems created by the ever-expanding use of connected devices in the delivery and documentation of health care services. Morning and afternoon sessions will be followed by interactive panel discussions among faculty and both on-site and internet attendees. Comprehensive program materials will be provided. Questions will be welcome from on-site attendees and those participating by internet.
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Advanced Health Law Topics and Certification Review 2016
Those who have applied to take the certification exam may find this course to be a useful tool in preparing for the exam. It is developed and conducted without any involvement or endorsement by the BLSE and/or Certification committees. Those who have developed the program, however, have significant experience in their field and have tried to include topics the exam may cover. Candidates for certification who take this course should not assume that the course materials will cover all topics on the examination.
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Advanced Health Law Topics and Certification Review 2017
Those who have applied to take the certification exam may find this course to be a useful tool in preparing for the exam. It is developed and conducted without any involvement or endorsement by the BLSE an/or Certifiction committees. Those who have developed the program, however, have signiificant experience in their field and have tried to include topics the exam may cover. Candidates for certification who take this course should not assume that the course materials will cover all topics on the examination.
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Compliance Plan Development and Implementation
Participants will learn the questions that should be asked to get a pulse on the entity’s method of evaluating compliance with state and federal healthcare laws. They will learn how to take the field with a compliance program to put in place corrective measures. Participants will also learn how to field fly balls and grounders in the challenge of compliance monitoring to collect information that is vital to identifying strengths and weaknesses.
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Florida Information Protection Act of 2014
This presentation will provide a general overview of the new law as well as discuss how this new law will interface with the current consumer information protection requirements found in the HIPAA privacy and security rules.
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Health Care Regulatory and Compliance Issues
This seminar is meant to provide Florida lawyers and compliance officers a great overview of health care regulatory and compliance issues impacting a range of providers, including hospitals, home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities. Health Care Executive, Risk Managers and Privacy Officers will benefit as well. The areas that will be covered range from federal and state fraud and abuse provisions and new HIPAA rules, to the role of quality with compliance. The seminar will also cover the qualities of an effective compliance program as well as recent Florida investigations and settlements. A speaker from Safe Guard, the government contractor for CMS for Florida for ZPICs, will provide real life insight about the issues they are handling.
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Health Care Regulatory and Compliance
This seminar is meant to provide Florida lawyers and compliance officers a great overview of health care regulatory and compliance issues impacting a range of providers. Health Care Executives, Risk Managers and Privacy Officers will benefit as well. The areas that will be covered range from federal and state fraud and abuse provisions, Ethics, HIPAA, HITECH, and the Florida Information Protection Act. The seminar will also cover Florida facility licensure surveys as well as current trends with physician compensation.
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Health Care Regulatory & Compliance
This seminar is meant to provide Florida lawyers and compliance officers a great overview of health care regulatory and compliance issues impacting a range of providers. Health Care Executives, Risk Managers and Privacy Officers will benefit as well The areas that will be covered range from federal and state fraud and abuse provisions, Ethics, HIPAA, HITECH and the Florida Information Protection Act. The seminar will also cover Florida facility licensure surveys as well as current trends with physical compensation.
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Professional Ethics for Lawyers
The speaker will discuss the professional ethics that are required and expected of lawyers. The course will also delve into scenarios and cases.
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Representing the Physician: It is Harder Than It Looks

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Representing the Physician: The Only Constant is Change

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Stark Facts About Physician Self-Referral Issues under Florida Law
The presentation will identify certain physician self-referral compliance issues under Florida law that differ from their federal counterparts (i.e., Stark and the Medicare Anti-Kickback Statute) and how compliance with federal law does not guaranty compliance with Florida law. The Florida Patient Self-Referral Act, the Florida Patient Brokering Act, the split fee prohibitions under the various medical practice acts and other Florida laws affecting health care providers will be examined.
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International Law Section
12th International Litigation and Arbitration Conference
It is the 12th year for the international litigation and arbitration conference, and topics include: confidentiality with technology: arbitration and ADR in the shadow of big data security; hot topics in international litigation: forum non conveniens, extraterritorial application of U.S. and cross-border cooperation in criminal and civil cases; hot topics in international arbitration: enforcement of annulled awards, applicability of statutes of limitation and arbitral "precedent," role of party-appointed arbitrators, and recent rule changes; cross-border insolvency: recognizing Caribbean liquidations; international trade and customs law 2013; the changing face of international dispute resolution: lessons from the past and predictions for the future; chasing the paper, enforcing the judgment or award: best practices to obtain enforcement and recognition in the U.S.; chasing the paper, securing the witness: discovery best practices in international arbitration; key issues in managing international business controversies; beware of what you don’t know about international arbitration advocacy: cross-cultural issues for common law and civil law practitioners; and recent developments in ethical restrictions on international practice.
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2014 International Business Transactions Conference
The 2014 International Business Transactions Conference will cover cross-border intrastructure projects and cross-border joint ventures.
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Evolution of the L-1A Visa: How Practitioners Can Adapt To The Changing Landscape (2296R)
This audio webcast will offer a practical approach to the preparation of the L-1A visa petition taking into consideration USCIS regulations and current policy including adjudication trends at the Service Centers.
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iLaw2017 The ILS Global Forum on International Law
Register now for the ILS Global Forum on International Law (iLaw) taking place at the Conrad Miami on Friday, February 17, 2017. The iLaw Forum offers three tracks in the morning and in the afternoon on international litigation, ICDR arbitration, and international business transactions. Get eight hours of CLE/Certification credit, including one hour of ethics credit, while hearing nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers from the private and public sectors. Topics include U.S.–Cuba rapprochement; international estate litigation; judgments against trusts; the role of secretaries in international arbitration; instances of corruption in international arbitration; federal investigations and audits; investment in Cuba; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; litigation involving looted art collections; the latest in international litigation and arbitration, including construction arbitration; pre-immigration tax planning; international business expansion from the United States; and in-house counsel challenges.
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International Business Transactions Conference
The half-day live seminar and live webcast will discuss emerging business opportunities in Latin America and cross-border investment in real estate. You may register for this course and the International Litigation and Arbitration Conference, held the next day, for a reduced fee via fax.
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International Litigation Arbitration & Transactions (ILAT) Conference (2078R)
This unique one-day seminar has something for every international law practitioner. A variety of issues relating to international litigation, arbitration and transactions will be covered by private attorneys, corporate counsel, government lawyers, university professors, and business executives---all leaders in their field. At break-out sessions with panel discussions, learn about recent trends and hot topics in international law or get a refresher on the nuts and bolts of your practice.
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Managing Bilingual Mediation
This audio webcast will sensitize listeners to the ways effective mediation may go awry when one or more parties to the mediation primarily uses a language other than English. The session will cover what the mediator can do to render the mediation effective under such circumstances whether the mediator is bilingual, or not. Included will be suggested strategies and best practices to overcome obstacles to linguistic communication in mediation, as well as discussion of legal ethical issues impacting attorneys in the course of communications that may be required in the context of mediation.
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Visa Strategies For The Entrepreneur
This audio webcast will review nonimmigrant visa strategies for the small business owner and/or investor.
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Labor and Employment Law Section
16th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update & Certification Review
At this two-day CLE, topics include constitutional employment claims; Public Employees Relations Act; Family and Medial Leave Act; Affordable Care Act, New Requirements and Obligations for 2016; Whistleblower statutes/WC retaliation; common law employment claims; unemployment appeals; drug testing; Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act; USERRA; EEO - Substantive; EEO - Procedural; ERISA; statutory and common law protection of business interests; OSHA; and workplace privacy/FCRA.
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17th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review (2275R)

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39TH ANNUAL PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT LABOR RELATIONS FORUM

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42nd Annual Public Employment Labor Relations Forum
This seminar includes public relations commission; title VII and the Florida Civil Rights Act; collective bargaining update; employee vs independent contractor; police and firefighter investigations; FRS and pension update; ethics in union formation and collective bargaining; federal 11th circuit and Florida public sector update; arbitration and mediation and special magistrate overview and update.
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Advanced Labor Topics 2016
This two-day advanced seminar on labor and employment law will cover recent developments of Florida's restrictive covenant statute; ADA website accessibility; preserving the record and making your case on appeal; Florida law update (federal and state courts); FLSA Update; What's coming down the L&E road from Washington, D.C. in 2017; and NLRA update.
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Advanced Labor & Employment Topics 2017
Join the Labor and Employment Law Section and the American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights in Key West for advanced labor and employment topics to include legalized marijuana in the workplace;accessibility of websites and other technologies under the ADA; direct threat defense under ADA; employee leave and interplay between the FMLA and the ADA; harassment law update and the use of outside counsel for investigations; the EEOC perspective on employment law trends; the future of the labor movement under the Trump administration; a view from the bench: professionalism in discovery and trial; and FLSA litigation tips from both sides of the aisle.
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All Aboard! A Primer on the Railway Labor Act Audio Webcast
The second of three audio webcasts fo the 2013-2014 Labor and Employment Law Audio Webcast Series will discuss a primer on the Railway Labor Act. The entire series is available on audio cd, after March 14, 2014, for a reduced rate.
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