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Accountants' Liability

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2015

The liability exposure of accountants has widened dramatically over the past decade in the wake of numerous frontpage corporate and financial scandals. Accountants’ Liability has been the reliable and readable resource that accountants have turned to for guidance on how they can meet their professional responsibilities, comply with relevant rules, and avoid the increased number of legal land mines. Accountants’ Liability provides ...

Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance

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Published: July 2014
Last Updated: July 2015

Money laundering by drug cartels, terrorists, and other criminal groups is a fast-growing problem in today’s global economy. New technologies including online payment systems, virtual currency, and stored value cards have joined well-established methods of laundering the proceeds of criminal activity.      These laundered  proceeds provide economic fuel for terrorist activities and  violent conflicts across the ...

Bankruptcy Deskbook

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Published: May 2014
Last Updated: October 2015

Bankruptcy Deskbook, Fifth Edition provides you with practical guidance to help clients achieve fair remedies in the current economic climate, in the new era of the challenging Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA), and to ensure you avoid legal problems along the way. Now in a new fifth edition, Bankruptcy Deskbook gives you all the essential details and specific knowledge you need to guide clients wisely through these ...

Broker-Dealer Regulation

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Published: November 2011
Last Updated: September 2015

Updated to include coverage of the significant FINRA and SEC responses to the economic downturn, the new second edition of Broker-Dealer Regulation provides you with a complete and practical understanding of the many requirements of this highly regulated area. This two-volume work ensures that you satisfy SEC/SRO standards governing your firm, with detailed coverage of: Registration reporting and record-keeping rules Suitability and best execution ...

Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering

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Published: April 2009

Today’s major financial scandals demonstrate what can happen when investigators fail to uncover illegal activity because they failed to do effective background searches.   PLI’s new Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering provides you with clear, step-by-step legal and procedural information that helps ensure you to do a thorough investigation of a company’s records and its top managers — and reduce the potential for legal problems ...

Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era

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Published: September 2011
Last Updated: September 2015

“This is a title that really needs to be on the shelf of every legal and business library.” – Deborah l. Rusin, Reference Librarian, Latham & Watkins LLP, in Legal Information Alert The number of whistleblower/employee retaliation lawsuits has been increasing in recent years, and these lawsuits have been the subject of an increasing number of appellate court decisions. The second edition of Corporate Whistleblowing in the ...

Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk

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Published: August 2015

PLI’s new Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk, , provides the practical steps that can be taken to help your clients understand and mitigate today’s cyber risk and to build the most resilient response capabilities possible.  Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk provides a comprehensive discussion of the complex quilt of federal and state statutes, Executive Orders, regulations, contractual ...

Derivatives Deskbook: Close-Out Netting, Risk Mitigation, Litigation (2nd Edition)

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Published: April 2014
Last Updated: June 2015

While under increased regulation since the economic crisis, derivatives continue to play a huge role in today’s financial markets. Derivatives Deskbook: Close-Out Netting, Risk Mitigation, Litigation, Second Edition is a comprehensive derivatives resource geared to all users of swap agreements and derivatives, from financial institutions to corporate end users. This new second edition: defines the key terminology and identifies the ...

Deskbook on Internal Investigations, Corporate Compliance and White Collar Issues

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Published: February 2007
Last Updated: September 2015

”The book is breathtaking in scope. I can’t imagine a more important resource to have near at hand.”  —John Feerick, Professor of Law and former Dean of Fordham Law School ”An excellent tool for the experienced, and an important guide for everyone to the pitfalls that await you.” —Bart M. Schwartz, Former Chief, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorneys’ Office, Southern District of New ...

Documenting Secured Transactions (2nd Edition)

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Published: March 2015

“The definitive guidebook on documenting secured transactions.” – Commercial Law Bulletin Given today’s turbulent lending environment and the certainty of even more regulation in this volatile area in the very near future, reliable and accessible information on how to execute effective secured deals is valued now more than ever. Documenting Secured Transactions: Effective Drafting and Litigation provides you with ...

Drafting for Corporate Finance: Concepts, Deals and Documents

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Published: November 2014

The new second edition of Drafting for Corporate Finance offers the legal, financial, business, accounting, and drafting information that lawyers must understand when it comes to corporate finance documentation, especially as it relates to debt. Drafting for Corporate Finance covers all the components of effective contract drafting, including: basic structural issues, conditions precedent, representations, warranties and defaults contract ...

Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing

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Published: November 2010
Last Updated: September 2015

“Essential reading.” – American Association of Equipment Lessors News Bulletin Hailed as “authoritative” by the Tax Executive, Equipment Leasing–Leveraged Leasing provides you with the comprehensive legal, tax, economic, accounting, environmental, and insurance information and advice you need to develop and implement leasing deals that maximize rewards and minimize risks. Written by more than thirty leading ...

Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2011
Last Updated: November 2014

“Novices will appreciate the ease with which they can find answers to particular problems, while veterans will marvel at the systematic treatment and clear-headed thinking reflected in these materials.” – Saul Levmore, University of Chicago Law School The use of exempt and hybrid securities offerings has become increasingly popular in the past decade. This title provides you with comprehensive guidance on how to structure them. ...

Fashion Law and Business: Brands & Retailers

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Published: September 2013

“If you want to be successful in the fashion industry, but haven’t had the time to go to law school . . . I highly recommend Fashion Law and Business.” – Fern Mallis, former Executive Director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, creator of New York Fashion Week, and fashion industry consultant “Up until now, starting a business in fashion has been a trial and error process. With this book, Lois Herzeca ...

Friedman on Leases

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Published: June 2004
Last Updated: October 2015

“There is no comparable work on the subject.” – The Business Lawyer “Must reading and an important reference for all attorneys and every serious executive concerned with contracting for the use of space.” – Real Estate Law Journal “[Friedman on Leases is] practical, authoritative, and complete.” – The Mortgage and Real Estate Executive Report Friedman on Leases clarifies and analyzes ...

Hedge Fund Regulation

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Published: November 2012
Last Updated: October 2015

”For securities attorneys, Hedge Fund Regulation may become the next favorite in deciphering the tangled web of hedge funds.”   —Legal Information Alert Covering one of the most dynamic and rapidly changing sectors of the asset management industry, Hedge Fund Regulation, Second Edition is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of hedge funds, from their history and investment strategies to the legal ...

Hillman on Commercial Loan Documentation (6th Edition)

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Published: November 2013
Last Updated: May 2015

“An original, incisive and useful explanation of commercial loan documents for both the new attorney and the experienced practitioner.” – Michael L. Cook, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP At a time when the commercial lending environment is especially unpredictable and anxiety-inducing, it’s more important than ever that you know how to document transactions in ways that secure lenders’ interests, minimize their risks, ...

How to Handle an Appeal

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Published: November 2015

“A gold mine of practical suggestions and down-to-earth wisdom for dealing with each of the many aspects of an appeal.” – George C. Pratt, Circuit Judge (Retired) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit How to Handle an Appeal gives you the winning edge at every stage of the process — from preserving points for appeals and perfecting appeals, to drafting persuasive briefs and delivering compelling oral arguments, ...

Insurance and Investment Management M&A Deskbook

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Published: February 2015

An evolving regulatory landscape and changing economic conditions continue to affect business organization and capital requirements in the global insurance industry, leading to new participants, new transactions, and new challenges. PLI’s new Insurance and Investment Management M&A Deskbook provides attorneys with an essential reference to keep up with emerging trends in insurance and investment management M&A. The Deskbook covers ...

International Corporate Practice: A Practitioner's Guide to Global Success

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2007
Last Updated: November 2015

International Corporate Practice enables you to develop a comprehensive global legal department and provides direction on structuring, staffing, and budgeting, as well as on the use of foreign legal consultants and outsourcing. Written by some of the nation’s leading corporate attorneys, International Corporate Practice helps you to: Develop compliance programs that minimize clients’ legal exposure in foreign markets  ...

Life at the Center: Reflections on Fifty Years of Securities Regulation

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Published: October 2014

Roberta S. Karmel has been at the center of U.S. securities regulation throughout her distinguished career as a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Commissioner, a practitioner, an attorney in the enforcement division of the SEC New York Regional Office, a public director of the New York Stock Exchange, and a prominent academic who has taught in the U.S. and abroad. In PLI's new book, Life at the Center: Reflections on Fifty Years ...

Mergers, Acquisitions & Tender Offers: Law and Strategies - Corporate, Securities, Taxation, Antitrust, Cross Border

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Published: November 2010
Last Updated: August 2015

. Mergers, Acquisitions and Tender Offers provides you with battletested, real-world advice on the entire M&A process. Packed with best practices, planning tips, checklists, and sample documents, Mergers, Acquisitions and Tender Offers provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the deal, including: Contract law Corporate and federal securities law  Federal income tax, financial accounting and valuation techniques   ...

Outsourcing: A Practical Guide to Law and Business

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Published: February 2011

In today’s global economy, companies are engaging in enterprise-wide outsourcing efforts while increasing their outsourcing of various business processes such as payroll and benefits administration. Outsourcing: A Practical Guide to Law and Business examines different types of outsourcing, special considerations for outsourcing to India and China, and the life cycle of a typical outsourcing transaction. This timely treatise guides you on how ...

PLI's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Business Professionals

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Published: January 2005

PLI’s Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Business Professionals is an ideal source of practical information on this high-impact legislation — comprehensive yet concise, authoritative yet affordable.   John T. Bostelman, the author of PLI’s definitive three-volume Public Company Deskbook, has distilled the essence of this groundbreaking act, providing everything that a busy professional like you really needs to know about ...

Securities Investigations: Internal, Civil and Criminal (2nd Edition)

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2010
Last Updated: August 2015

“[Securities Investigations] collects the experience of many of the most experienced lawyers in securities law enforcement. This book belongs on the desk of every practitioner whose clients have a stake in securities investigations, whether civil or criminal.” —Peter J. Romatowski, Partner, Jones Day; former Chief of Securities and Commodity Frauds Unit, U.S. Attorneys’ Office, Southern District of New York Securities Investigations ...

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