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Directors' and Officers' Liability

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2005
Last Updated: 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’ ...

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

Treatise  Treatise

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)

Treatise  Treatise

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 ...

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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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, ...

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 2013
Last Updated: 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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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 ...

Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance

Treatise  Treatise

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

Treatise  Treatise

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. It is organized ...

Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2005
Last Updated: 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 ...

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

Treatise  Treatise

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 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 ...

Holtzschue on Real Estate Contracts and Closings

Treatise  Treatise

Published: June 2007
Last Updated: October 2014

“[Holtzschue on Real Estate Contracts and Closings] is a terrific one-stop resource for practitioners at all levels of experience for drafting and evaluation of contract provisions, as well as a helpful treatment of important topics such as when time can be made of the essence and the Property Condition Disclosure Act.”   —Matthew J. Leeds, Bryan Cave, LLP, New York, NY “Holtzschue on Real Estate Contracts and Closings is indispensable ...

How to Handle an Appeal

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Published: September 1999
Last Updated: January 2014

”[How to Handle an Appeal is a] gold mine of practical suggestions and down-to-earth wisdom for dealing with each of the many aspects of an appeal … Reading this book should prove worthwhile to every lawyer who handles an appeal, novice and veteran alike.”   —George C. Pratt, Circuit Judge (Retired) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ”Levy is a master of his craft … The title of this ...

How to Write a Patent Application

Treatise  Treatise

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, PLI’s new Second Edition of How to Write a Patent Application helps you to get all the information from an inventor ...

Immigration Fundamentals: A Guide to Law & Practice

Treatise  Treatise

Published: March 1996
Last Updated: June 2014

“[Immigration Fundamentals] is a mine of information. This book is recommended as a key weapon in an immigration lawyer’s arsenal.” —Commercial Law Bulletin “[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, PLI’s Immigration Fundamentals: A Guide to Law ...
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