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2014 Federal Circuit Yearbook: Patent Law Developments in the Federal Circuit

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Published: August 2014

An essential resource for every patent practitioner, the 2014 Federal Circuit Yearbook: Patent Law Developments in the Federal Circuit is the easy, effective, and economical way for you to keep pace with all patent decisions published by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit during the past year. In each edition, the Yearbook’s concise yet comprehensive case synopses zero in on the prime issues, providing you with an expert account ...

Accountants' Liability

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Published: 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 ...

Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide

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Published: May 2015

Written by First Amendment experts, Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide examines the origin, meaning, and legal evolution of the Supreme Court’s commercial speech doctrine, focusing on how this central doctrine’s rights and restrictions affect advertising in nearly fifty industries and professions; including advertising for alcohol, financial institutions, prescription drugs, real estate, schools, and tobacco, and ...

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. 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 ...

Bankruptcy Deskbook

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Published: April 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 ...

Blattmachr on Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts (16th Edition)

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Published: October 2014

“This book is essential to my practice and an invaluable reference tool. It’s the next best thing to having Blattmachr on speed dial.” – Charles M. Sarowitz, Sarowitz Milito & Company, CPAs Blattmachr on Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts offers today’s most comprehensive treatment of how the Internal Revenue Code taxes estates and trusts in light of recent legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments. ...

Broker-Dealer Regulation

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Published: May 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 ...

Circular 230 Deskbook: Related Penalties, Reportable Transactions, Working Forms

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Published: April 2015

”Now there is a new book that all tax practitioners should consider adding to their collections: The Circular 230 Deskbook. The book overviews and highlights the do’s and don’ts of tax practice and the consequences to tax practitioners who fall short of the prescribed professional benchmarks.”  —The Journal of the American Taxation Association ”[The Circular 230 Deskbook is] a masterful analysis and an important ...

Commercial Ground Leases

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Published: March 2015

Including adaptable time-saving sample agreement language, the new third edition of Commercial Ground Leases is your definitive guide to drafting, negotiating, and finalizing equitable, error-free leasing documents that minimize the possibility of legal conflicts. It covers the full range of relevant commercial ground leasing issues, including: Basic rent and other payments Percentage rent as well as tenant, subordinated fee, and leasehold ...

Copyright Law: A Practitioner's Guide (2nd Edition)

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Published: February 2015

What is legally protected under U.S. copyright law has become much more complex in today’s digital arena. The increase of communication through social media and other digital venues raises issues that did not exist a decade or two ago. Copyright Law: A Practitioner’s Guide, now in a new second edition, clarifies the current status of U.S. copyright law by explaining the major federal copyright legislation and related court rulings. It ...

Corporate Legal Departments

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Published: May 2015

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 ...

Corporate Political Activities Deskbook

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Published: June 2015

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

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Published: 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 ...

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

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Published: 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: April 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 ...

Directors' and Officers' Liability

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Published: 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 ...

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 ...

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

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Published: October 2014

Doing business overseas means learning new ways of negotiating. It also means understanding when an accepted and even expected “gift” to the other party will be considered a bribe under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt 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 ...

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 ...

Electronic Discovery Deskbook

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Published: October 2014

The second edition of Electronic Discovery Deskbook enables you to meet the legal, procedural, and technical challenges of e-discovery while cutting its costs and risks. The Deskbook helps you to develop information and litigation management policies and procedures that guide you to identify, preserve, collect, prepare, and produce discoverable, electronically-stored information (ESI) in cost-effective, legally defensible ways. Written by some ...

Employment Law Yearbook 2015

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Published: April 2015

The 2015 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

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Published: March 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

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Published: 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. ...

Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting

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Published: November 2014

More patent applications are rejected because of claim drafting flaws than because of problems with inventions. A trusted working tool for more than two decades, Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting spotlights proven claim drafting practices and techniques that have been firmly established by patent authorities and custom. This lucid, time-saving handbook offers you: Start-to-finish directions for each type of claim — apparatus ...

Federal Bail and Detention Handbook 2015

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Published: March 2015

“The savings in time alone, as you try to prepare for an initial or detention hearing, makes the Handbook a bargain.” – Defense Magazine The 2015 Federal Bail and Detention Handbook, written by the Honorable John L. Weinberg, provides judges and lawyers alike with quick, on-point answers to all aspects of federal bail and detention law. The Handbook provides legal professionals with a comprehensive guide to the Bail Reform ...
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Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia