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Credit Market and Subprime Distress: Responding to Legal Issues

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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

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: February 2007
Last Updated: May 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: November 2005
Last Updated: October 2013

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’ ...

Disability Law Deskbook: The Americans with Disabilities Act in the Workplace

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Published: August 2000
Last Updated: November 2009

PLI’s Disability Law Deskbook: The Americans with Disabilities Act in the Workplace helps employers, attorneys, and human resource professionals steer a smart, safe course through the ADA, by offering clear, complete, compliance-enabling coverage of the purpose, provisions, and implications of the ADA, as well as related court rulings. The Deskbook enables attorneys to establish nondiscriminatory reasons for employers’ adverse actions; ...

Documenting Secured Transactions (2nd Edition)

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Published: May 2002
Last Updated: March 2014

"[Documenting Secured Transactions is] the definitive guidebook on documenting secured transactions.”   —Commercial Law Bulletin Given today’s turbulent lending environment and the certainty of 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. PLI’s Documenting Secured Transactions: Effective Drafting and Litigation ...

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act--A Summary

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Published: November 2010

This past year has seen some enormous changes in the law. The sweeping Dodd-Frank Act, the various stimulus legislation, and the regulatory changes by the SEC, the Fed, and the U.S. Treasury have had a significant impact on many legal practice areas such as business, corporate, securities, banking, tax, and employment.  Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act – A Summary provides a practical overview of the historic new banking ...

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

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Published: November 2013

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

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Published: September 2007

Written by a veteran corporate legal skills trainer, PLI’s Drafting for Corporate Finance: What Law School Doesn’t Teach You offers the legal, financial, business, accounting, and drafting information that lawyers must understand for corporate finance documentation, especially debt documentation. Drafting for Corporate Finance covers all the components of effective contract drafting, including basic structural issues, including the parties, ...

Electronic Discovery Deskbook

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Published: October 2013

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, ...

Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing

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Published: November 2010
Last Updated: September 2014

Hailed as ”authoritative” by The Tax Executive, PLI’s Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing is the trusted tool to turn to when structuring and documenting leasing transactions. Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing is a trusted tool to turn to when structuring and documenting leasing transactions. More than thirty leading leasing authorities provide you with the comprehensive legal, tax, economic, accounting, environmental, and insurance information ...

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: April 2014

Exempt transactions and hybrid transactions are among the key financing methodologies in the U.S. capital markets. Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings, Second Edition provides you with comprehensive guidance on how to structure these offerings. Packed with checklists, transactional timelines, SEC guidance, and a wealth of time-saving sample documents, Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings describes the relative advantages and drawbacks of the ...

Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting

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Published: November 2008
Last Updated: July 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, PLI’s Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting gives you the clear and complete guidance you need to draft foolproof claims for any type of invention. Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting spotlights proven claim-drafting practices and techniques that have been firmly established ...

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 and Howard Hogan have created a ...

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 ...

Federal Financial Markets Rescue: The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and Other Government Actions

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Published: September 2009

The Federal Financial Markets Rescue provides you with complete yet concise coverage of the government’s sweeping legislative and regulatory efforts to address and ameliorate the 2008-09 financial crisis. Essential reading for every professional affected by the 2008 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and related rescue efforts, The Federal Financial Markets Rescue explains how the EESA and a host of initiatives, including the Troubled Asset ...

Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance

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Published: November 2012
Last Updated: July 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: July 2014

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. It is organized ...

Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property

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Published: November 2005
Last Updated: May 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 ...

Friedman on Leases

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Published: June 2004
Last Updated: July 2014

Widely revered by real estate lawyers and leading publications in the field, Friedman on Leases clearly explains the full range of commercial lease provisions and possible landlord-tenant scenarios, enabling you to craft fair, problem-free leasing agreements for any situation. Providing the balanced coverage that benefits attorneys for both parties, Friedman on Leases discusses the governing law in useful, accessible terms and offers hundreds of ...

Hedge Fund Regulation

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Published: November 2012
Last Updated: May 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 ...

Hillman on Commercial Loan Documentation (6th Edition)

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Published: November 2013
Last Updated: June 2014

"Continues to provide a solid guide to the practitioner on the nuts and bolts of documenting commercial loans.  Not only are the explanations of commercial loan concepts and secured transactions rules clear and crisp, but also the forms are a helpful guide to drafting and execution.  This book will continue to be of enormous value to the general practitioner and a handy check even to those who are highly experienced in the field."—Edwin ...
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