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Directors' and Officers' Liability

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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 ...

Documenting Secured Transactions (2nd Edition)

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Published: May 2002
Last Updated: March 2014

“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: 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

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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 2013
Last Updated: 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 2014

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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

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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 ...

Estate Planning & Chapter 14: Understanding the Special Valuation Rules

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Published: December 2011

Chapter 14’s special valuation rules may have reduced the viability of estate freezes. But, as author Cheryl Hader emphasizes and clearly illustrates in PLI’s Estate Planning & Chapter 14: Understanding the Special Valuation Rules, you can still “achieve tax-effective results under the right set of facts.”   Estate Planning & Chapter 14 has been completely updated in light of the federal estate tax changes of ...

Evidence in Negligence Cases

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Published: September 1997
Last Updated: November 2010

"[Tom Moore] is one of the country’s preeminent medical malpractice lawyers.”  —The New York Times ”Tom Moore is clearly one of the premier medical malpractice lawyers in the nation.”   —Lawyers Weekly ”[Tom Moore’s] success in winning extraordinary verdicts, even in the toughest cases, is legendary.”   —The American Lawyer   In PLI’s Evidence ...

Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings

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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. ...

Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting

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Published: November 2008
Last Updated: 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 ...

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 ...

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 2014 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 ...

Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance

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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

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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 Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property

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Published: November 2005
Last Updated: October 2014

“The ‘bible’ for any lawyer handling a real estate conveyance.” – The Business Lawyer “This book should be required reading for all attorneys who intend to represent a party to the sale of real estate.” – American Bar Association Journal Providing more than 140 sample forms, sample clauses, and checklists that simplify and accelerate transactions, Friedman on Contracts helps you to carefully ...

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

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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)

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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, ...

Holtzschue on Real Estate Contracts and Closings

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Published: June 2007
Last Updated: December 2014

“A terrific one-stop resource for practitioners at all levels of experience for drafting and evaluation of contract provisions.” – Matthew J. Leeds, Bryan Cave, LLP “Indispensable to the newcomer and seasoned practitioner alike.” – Benjamin Weinstock, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. Distilling more than thirty years of transactional experience into one savvy, plain-English treatise, Holtzschue on Real ...

How to Handle an Appeal

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Published: September 1999
Last Updated: November 2014

“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, ...

How to Write a Patent Application

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Published: November 2009
Last Updated: 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, the second edition of How to Write a Patent Application walks you step-by-step ...

Immigration Fundamentals: A Guide to Law & Practice

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Published: March 1996
Last Updated: November 2014

“[Immigration Fundamentals is] indispensable to even the experienced attorney.” – International Law and Trade Perspective Offering in-depth coverage of bedrock immigration legislation, the latest federal standards, and pivotal court decisions, Immigration Fundamentals: A Guide to Law and Practice gives you the legal and procedural knowledge to work more efficiently and effectively with employers, aliens, nonimmigrants, refugees, ...

Initial Public Offerings: A Practical Guide to Going Public

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Published: November 2012
Last Updated: 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 ...

Internal Revenue Service Practice and Procedure Deskbook

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Published: May 2010
Last Updated: November 2014

“Navigating the complex maze of IRS practice and procedure rules can be daunting — but the task is made much easier with help from two of the most experienced tax controversy attorneys in the business today.”  – Kendall Jones, Sutherland Internal Revenue Service Practice and Procedure Deskbook provides the thorough legal, procedural, and strategic information attorneys, accountants and other tax professionals need ...
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Kevin J. Ryan

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

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David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Alyssa A. Grikscheit

Alyssa A. Grikscheit ~ Sidley Austin LLP