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Accountants' Liability

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 1996
Last Updated: November 2014

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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: July 2014

Money laundering by drug cartels, terrorists, and other criminal groups is a fast-growing problem in today’s global economy. The illegal proceeds provide economic fuel for military conflicts across the globe, as well as all manner of other kinds of illegal activity. Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance is your roadmap to understanding this complex area. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes ...

Associate's Survival Kit

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2009

PLI’s Associate’s Survival Kit gives fledgling attorneys the practical legal and business skills they need to work more effectively for the firm from the very start.The Third Edition of Thinking Like a Writer shows associates how to write clearly and persuasively about complex legal matters when time is tight and the stakes are high. Packed with drafting examples and tips, it enables lawyers to craft letters, emails, memos, briefs, and judicial opinions ...

Bankruptcy Deskbook

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 2014
Last Updated: December 2014

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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2011
Last Updated: September 2014

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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: April 2009
Last Updated: August 2013

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 Legal Departments

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2011
Last Updated: October 2014

Designed to help the in-house attorney deal with bigger compliance demands and tighter budgets, the new fourth edition of Corporate Legal Departments: Practicing Law in a Corporation shows you how to implement a corporate compliance program that: Detects and prevents internal legal problems Plays a greater role in developing corporate business plans and pursuing new business opportunities Makes your department more productive at less ...

Corporate Political Activities Deskbook

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 2012
Last Updated: June 2014

Corporate Political Activities Deskbook provides a thorough grounding in the current state of the law on federal and state campaign finance, pay-to-play, lobbying, and gift compliance. A practical manual for in-house attorneys who advise corporations about involvement in the political process, the Deskbook draws on the extensive practice and regulatory experience of Skadden Arps authors Ken Gross, Ki Hong, Lawrence Noble and Patricia Zweibel. After ...

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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: September 2011
Last Updated: August 2014

“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 ...

Covered Bonds Handbook

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2010
Last Updated: August 2014

With the possibility of new legislation coming that would create a statutory framework for covered bonds in the U.S., Covered Bonds Handbook arrives at an ideal time for you, as it: Shows how covered bonds have been prominent financing tools in Europe for centuries. Shows the many benefits of covered bonds, including potential advantages over securitization and comparative funding costs. Explains how covered bond transactions are ...

Credit Market and Subprime Distress: Responding to Legal Issues

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2008

When it comes to today’s global financial storm, attorneys, allied professionals, and investors need a "survival guide" to weather the economic turmoil. PLI’s new Credit Market and Subprime Distress gives you that vital guidance on the central legal issues and financial opportunities arising from this crisis. Designed to help you manage risk, this comprehensive, easy-to-read reference examines the causes of the financial ...

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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: April 2014

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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: February 2007
Last Updated: October 2014

Kaye Scholer LLP (list of authors)”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 York At a time when ...

Directors' and Officers' Liability

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2005
Last Updated: October 2014

The second edition of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability has never been more necessary, providing an up-to-date, straightforward explanation of the obligations of directors and officers of public companies. The book is written and organized so that directors and officers can better understand their duties. Chapters explain the background of an obligation, the manner in which a director or officer can satisfy it, and current trends ...

Doing Business Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (2nd Edition)

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2013
Last Updated: October 2014

Doing business overseas means learning new ways of negotiating. It also means understanding whenan accepted and even expected “gift” to the other party will be considered a bribe under the U.S. ForeignCorrupt Practices Act (FCPA).The new second edition of Doing Business Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act gives you that vital legal and procedural information. This comprehensive reference helps you to:Develop internal compliance programs that detect ...

Drafting for Corporate Finance: Concepts, Deals and Documents

Treatise  Treatise

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 ...

Employment Law Yearbook 2014

Treatise  Treatise

Published: April 2014

The 2014 edition of Employment Law Yearbook covers the most important issues facing today’s employers and employment law practitioners. In this tight employment market and amid the rapidly changing global economy, it is imperative that employers and employment law practitioners understand the legal implications of a wide range of workplace actions. Authored by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP’s Employment Law Practice Group, a nationally ...

Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2010
Last Updated: September 2014

“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

Treatise  Treatise

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 ...

Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2012
Last Updated: November 2014

Financial Product Fundamentals is a clear, comprehensive, and easy-to-use reference that gives you a thorough understanding of the regulations, benefits, advantages, pricing, distribution, marketing, and current and future viability of registered offerings. It includes expert analysis of private placements, mutual funds, hedge funds, money market funds, exchange traded funds, real estate investment trusts, international investment funds, variable ...

Financial Services Regulation Deskbook

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2012
Last Updated: September 2013

Signed into law on July 21, 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) is the most significant piece of financial legislation since the Great Depression. At over 880 pages for its 16 titles, this massive new law fundamentally changes financial services law. PLI’s Financial Services Regulation Deskbook walks you through all the significant changes made by the Act and subsequent implementing regulations. ...

Friedman on Leases

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Published: June 2004
Last Updated: November 2014

“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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2012
Last Updated: October 2014

”For securities attorneys, Hedge Fund Regulation may become the next favorite in deciphering the tangled web of hedge funds.”   —Legal Information Alert With the increased number of enforcement actions involving hedge funds, high-profile insider trading cases implicating hedge fund managers, and ongoing changes in SEC rules aimed at hedge funds, the legal and compliance pressures on the industry have never been higher. ...

Hillman on Commercial Loan Documentation (6th Edition)

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2013
Last Updated: June 2014

“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, ...
Featured Faculty/Authors
Kevin J. Ryan

Kevin J. Ryan ~ Managing Director, Global Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

David G. Keyko

David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Alyssa A. Grikscheit

Alyssa A. Grikscheit ~ Sidley Austin LLP