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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 ...

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: October 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, ...

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

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Scheduled Release Date: 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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,” ...

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 ...

Legal Opinions in Business Transactions

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Published: May 2014

“Finally, an easy-to-read treatise on the basic tenets of legal opinions in business transactions.” — Joseph Halliday, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Featuring model sample opinions, PLI’s Legal Opinions in Business Transactions provides the knowledge, tools, and experienced counsel that enable you to craft rock-solid third-party opinion letters more easily and economically. Legal Opinions in Business Transactions, now in a convenient ...

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: September 2014

. Written by one of the nation’s leading authorities on M&A transactions, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Tender Offers: Law and Strategies provides comprehensive coverage of the key issues involved in M&A transactions: Contract law—including acquisition agreements, confidentiality agreements, due diligence, and letters of intent Corporate law—focusing on Delaware corporate law and the structuring of mergers and directors’ fiduciary ...

Patent Claim Construction and Markman Hearings

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Published: October 2014

Determining the proper construction of patent claims is the necessary prelude to any determination of whether those claims have been infringed, and this construction takes place in “a litigation system that is unique to patent cases.” Patent Claim Construction and Markman Hearings is a succinct guide to both claim construction and the special procedures that have evolved to accomplish such construction. Since the decisions of the Federal ...

Public Company Deskbook: Complying with Federal Governance & Disclosure Requirements (Third Edition)

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Scheduled Release Date: November 2014

"The most comprehensive of all the texts in the marketplace today."  - New York Law Journal "The 'bible' for securities lawyers." - Fortune Magazine Expanded and completely reorganized to meet the needs of today’s increasingly prescriptive environment, Public Company Deskbook: Complying with Federal Governance and Disclosure Requirements is your one-stop center for expert counsel on how to deal effectively with the overlapping legislative, ...

Securities Law and Practice Deskbook

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Published: October 2014

“Provides insight that even the most experienced practitioner will find helpful.” — John F. Olsen, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP In one concise volume, the new sixth edition of Securities Law and Practice Deskbook contains thorough but accessible insight into securities law and regulation, including the sweeping Dodd-Frank changes and the Commission’s recent enactment of the “proxy access” rules. Featuring ...

Trial Handbook (Fall 2014 Edition)

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Published: September 2014

“A valuable reference tool that should be a part of every litigator’s library.”— New York Law JournalTrial Handbook is the one-stop resource you can trust in the planning, trial and post-trial stages of litigation – now in an all-new format designed for ease of use both in your office and in the courtroom. Designed for quick reference at trial, the Handbook is keyed to the Federal Rules of Evidence, and focuses on the presentation of proof and the ...
Featured Faculty/Authors
Michael T. Fishman

Michael T. Fishman ~ Greenberg Traurig LLP

Rebecca S. Eisner

Rebecca S. Eisner ~ Mayer Brown LLP

Tamar Kraft-Stolar

Tamar Kraft-Stolar ~ Director, Women in Prison Project, Correctional Association of New York