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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 front-page corporate and financial scandals. PLI’s 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 see clearly the trouble ...

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

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Published: July 2014

The U.S. Treasury Departments Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN) defines money laundering as “the process of making illegally-gained proceeds appear legal,” through a three-step layering process of “placement, layering and integration.”  First, “illegitimate funds are furtively introduced into the legitimate financial system. Then the money is moved around to create confusion, sometimes by wiring or transferring through numerous accounts. ...

Bankruptcy Deskbook

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Published: May 2014
Last Updated: September 2014

Today’s economic earthquake has triggered a staggering number of bankruptcy filings. In the midst of this turmoil, attorneys involved in bankruptcy proceedings need a firm grasp of the bankruptcy process to advise their clients wisely and devise effective plans to help them get back on their feet.PLI’s Bankruptcy Deskbook gives you that essential knowledge, illuminating the purpose, features, mechanics, advantages, and drawbacks of Chapters 7, 11, ...

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

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Published: October 2014

PLI’s Blattmachr on Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts (16th Edition) offers today’s most comprehensive treatment of how the I.R.C. taxes estates and trusts in light of recent legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments.You’ll find vital information on how income in respect of a decedent is taxed; a decedent’s final return; the taxation of foreign trusts, simple and complex trusts, and charitable lead trusts; income tax issues that must ...

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

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Published: October 2014

”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 guide to the Internal Revenue ...

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

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Published: November 2014

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: 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 ...

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

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Published: April 2014

Derivatives Deskbook: Close-Out Netting • Risk Mitigation • Litigation 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; identifies the major players; discusses the full range of documentation; and highlights risk mitigation techniques and best practices that can significantly minimize risks. Derivatives ...

Deskbook on Internal Investigations, Corporate Compliance and White Collar Issues

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Published: 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

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Published: October 2014

Executives in corporations and financial firms are on the hot seat as never before in the wake of scandals that have infuriated investors and the public at large. PLI’s Directors’ and Officers’ Liability has never been more necessary, providing executives and their legal counsel with the guidance needed to minimize the legal exposure of corporate heads and help them meet the professional performance expectations of demanding shareholders. Directors’ ...

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 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

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Scheduled Release Date: November 2014

Drafting for Corporate Finance: Concepts, Deals and Documents, Second Edition 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: contract structure, conditions precedent, representations and warranties, covenants ...

Electronic Discovery Deskbook

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Published: October 2014

The new 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 legal ...

Employment Law Yearbook 2014

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Published: April 2014

This new 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 Global Employment Law Practice Group, ...

Federal Bail and Detention Handbook 2014

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Published: March 2014

“The savings in time alone, as you try to prepare for an initial or detention hearing, makes the Handbook a bargain.”—Defense Magazine The Bail Reform Act of 1984 and its legislative history are lengthy and complex. Yet all participants—lawyers, judges, and others—are required to understand it thoroughly and apply it swiftly and effectively, often under the pressure of a detention hearing. The Honorable John L. Weinberg’s Federal Bail and ...

Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property

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Published: October 2014

For more than 50 years, PLI’s Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property has earned praise from real estate practitioners and publications because of its straightforward, no-nonsense ability to help attorneys implement rock-solid contracts of sale in less time, with less trouble, at lower cost. Stocked with laborsaving sample forms and checklists, Friedman gives you a crystal-clear understanding of what you should do, must do, and should ...

Hedge Fund Regulation

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Published: 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 scores of enforcement actions over the past six years involving hedge funds, high-profile insider trader cases implicating hedge fund managers, the sweeping provisions of the new Dodd-Frank Act, and the resulting proposed SEC and CFTC rules that affect hedge funds, the legal and compliance ...

How to Write a Patent Application

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Published: October 2014

“[How to Write a Patent Application is] highly recommended.” —National Council of Intellectual Property Law Association Newsletter ”[How to Write a Patent Application is] one of the most thorough treatments of the subject.” —The Licensing Journal Stocked with drafting checklists and sample drafting language, documents and drawings, PLI’s new Second Edition of How to Write a Patent Application helps you to get all the information from an inventor ...

Initial Public Offerings: A Practical Guide to Going Public

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Published: October 2014

"There is a valuable new treatise, called “Initial Public Offerings: A Practical Guide to Going Public,” that is quickly becoming the bible of the I.P.O. market." —"The Deal Professor" Steven M. Davidoff Read the entire New York Times Dealbook article by "The Deal Professor" Steven M. Davidoff by clicking . The new second edition of Initial Public Offerings: A Practical Guide to Going Public provides battle-tested, real-world advice on how ...

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

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Published: October 2014

PLI's International Corporate Practice enables you to develop a comprehensive global legal department that plays a crucial greater role in fostering the company's multinational growth. International Corporate Practice shows you how to build a commanding global law firm network, including experienced 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 ...

International Tax Controversies: A Practical Guide

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Published: October 2014

The new International Tax Controversies: A Practical Guide, authored by a team of experts from Steptoe & Johnson LLP, provides a detailed roadmap for resolving cross-border tax issues. The new book is organized into three parts: “International Tax Audits and Appeals,” “Government-to-Government Cooperation” and “Litigating International Tax Cases.” In Part 1, “International Tax Audits and Appeals,” ...

International Tax & Estate Planning

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Published: November 2014

This authoritative and completely updated new edition takes you step-by-step through all the factors you must consider to achieve predictable, wealth-preserving results in international tax and estate planning. You'll find out how to minimize taxes, ensure the desired disposition of property, protect confidentiality, maintain the security of the estate, and even manage assets in the event of incapacity of the principal. Published in looseleaf format ...

Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law

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Published: October 2014

At a time of many regulatory changes being made as a result of the economic downturn, the new third edition of Investment Adviser Regulation guides you safely through the maze of Congressional, SEC, and state standards impacting investment advisers as well as helping you understand the practical aspects of building a practice. It clarifies key status issues that determine registration and disclosure duties as well as liability exposure. Specifically, ...

Langer on Practical International Tax Planning

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Published: October 2014

“[Langer] must be included in the library of anyone who considers  himself or herself an attorney in the field.” —The Licensing Journal "[Langer provides] a working mastery of the issues.” —International Lawyers Newsletter "[Langer is] ”invaluable for its practical insight and detailed guidance.” —International Tax Report "[Langer is] a valuable addition to international planning literature.” —Offshore Investment Examining more than ...
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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker ~ Kaplan & Walker LLP

K. Susan Grafton

K. Susan Grafton ~ K&L Gates LLP

Garner K. Weng

Garner K. Weng ~ Hanson Bridgett LLP