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2015 Federal Circuit Yearbook: Patent Law Developments in the Federal Circuit

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Published: August 2015

An essential resource for every patent practitioner, the 2015 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 ...

Accountants' Liability

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Published: May 1996
Last Updated: November 2014

The liability exposure of accountants has widened dramatically over the past decade in the wake of numerous frontpage corporate and financial scandals. 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’ Liability provides ...

Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide

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Published: August 2004
Last Updated: May 2015

Written by First Amendment experts, Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide examines the origin, meaning, and legal evolution of the Supreme Court’s commercial speech doctrine, focusing on how this central doctrine’s rights and restrictions affect advertising in nearly fifty industries and professions; including advertising for alcohol, financial institutions, prescription drugs, real estate, schools, and tobacco, and ...

American Arbitration: Principles and Practice

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Published: October 2008
Last Updated: September 2009

In PLI’s American Arbitration, some of the country’s leading arbitrators provide the legal, institutional, documentary, and procedural guidance that can help you engage more effectively in this vital dispute resolution process. American Arbitration enables you to understand the key laws and rules enforcing arbitration agreements and awards; pick appropriate arbitration providers, venues, and tribunal members; craft solid domestic and ...

Anatomy of a Mediation: A Dealmaker's Distinctive Approach to Resolving Dollar Disputes and Other Commercial Conflicts

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Published: October 2012

"For more than 20 years, Freund has applied his learning and experience to the successful mediation of commercial disputes of every variety. Anatomy of a Mediation brings it all together. . . .The book is beautifully written . . ." – John D. Feerick, Former Dean of Fordham University School of Law, and Director of the Feerick Center for Social Justice and Dispute Resolution “Anatomy of a Mediation is a cherished one-on-one tutorial ...

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

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Published: July 2014
Last Updated: July 2015

Money laundering by drug cartels, terrorists, and other criminal groups is a fast-growing problem in today’s global economy. The illegal proceeds provide economic fuel for military conflicts across the globe, as well as all manner of other kinds of illegal activity. Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance is your roadmap to understanding this complex area. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes ...

Art Law

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Published: November 2012

Widely acknowledged as the cornerstone reference for visual art professionals and their attorneys since it was first published in 1989, ART LAW provides unsurpassed legal, business, financial, tax, and estate planning information and guidance for this major sector of the creative arts. Written by two of America’s foremost art law authorities and stocked with more timesaving forms, checklists, charts, and procedural guides than ever before, ...

Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing

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Published: August 2011
Last Updated: August 2014

“A polished gem that deftly brings into focus the major issues.” – The Secured Lender In today’s economic climate, credit is very tight and many companies can no longer get an unsecured loan. Understanding the concepts and the requirements of using company assets to secure necessary financing is now vital for all in-house counsel and their law firm advisers. Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing ...

Bankruptcy Deskbook

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Published: May 2014
Last Updated: April 2015

Bankruptcy Deskbook, Fifth Edition provides you with practical guidance to help clients achieve fair remedies in the current economic climate, in the new era of the challenging Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA), and to ensure you avoid legal problems along the way. Now in a new fifth edition, Bankruptcy Deskbook gives you all the essential details and specific knowledge you need to guide clients wisely through these ...

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

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Published: September 2013
Last Updated: October 2014

“This book is essential to my practice and an invaluable reference tool. It’s the next best thing to having Blattmachr on speed dial.” – Charles M. Sarowitz, Sarowitz Milito & Company, CPAs Blattmachr on Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts offers today’s most comprehensive treatment of how the Internal Revenue Code taxes estates and trusts in light of recent legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments. ...

Broker-Dealer Regulation

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Published: November 2011
Last Updated: May 2015

Updated to include coverage of the significant FINRA and SEC responses to the economic downturn, the new second edition of Broker-Dealer Regulation provides you with a complete and practical understanding of the many requirements of this highly regulated area. This two-volume work ensures that you satisfy SEC/SRO standards governing your firm, with detailed coverage of: Registration reporting and record-keeping rules Suitability and best execution ...

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

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Published: July 2006
Last Updated: April 2015

”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 ...

Commercial Ground Leases

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Published: November 2013
Last Updated: August 2015

Including adaptable time-saving sample agreement language, the new third edition of Commercial Ground Leases is your definitive guide to drafting, negotiating, and finalizing equitable, error-free leasing documents that minimize the possibility of legal conflicts. It covers the full range of relevant commercial ground leasing issues, including: Basic rent and other payments Percentage rent as well as tenant, subordinated fee, and leasehold ...

Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering

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Published: April 2009
Last Updated: July 2012

Today’s major financial scandals demonstrate what can happen when investigators fail to uncover illegal activity because they failed to do effective background searches.   PLI’s new Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering provides you with clear, step-by-step legal and procedural information that helps ensure you to do a thorough investigation of a company’s records and its top managers — and reduce the potential for legal problems ...

Consumer Product Safety Regulation: Impact of the 2008 Amendments

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Published: October 2008

PLI’s Consumer Product Safety Regulation gives you comprehensive, compliance-enabling insight into the 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, the most dramatic overhaul of consumer product safety legislation since the 1970s.   Written by one of the country’s foremost experts in the field, Consumer Product Safety Regulation shows you how the 2008 amendments bring substantially lower lead limits for children’s products; bans on certain ...

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

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Published: February 2015

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: November 2011
Last Updated: May 2015

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 ...

Corporate Political Activities Deskbook

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Published: May 2012
Last Updated: June 2015

Corporate Political Activities Deskbook provides a thorough grounding in the current state of the law on federal and state campaign finance, pay-to-play, lobbying, and gift compliance. A practical manual for in-house attorneys who advise corporations about involvement in the political process, the Deskbook draws on the extensive practice and regulatory experience of Skadden Arps authors Ken Gross, Ki Hong, Lawrence Noble and Patricia Zweibel. After ...

Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era

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Published: September 2011

“This is a title that really needs to be on the shelf of every legal and business library.” – Deborah l. Rusin, Reference Librarian, Latham & Watkins LLP, in Legal Information Alert The number of whistleblower/employee retaliation lawsuits has been increasing in recent years, and these lawsuits have been the subject of an increasing number of appellate court decisions. The second edition of Corporate Whistleblowing in the ...

Covered Bonds Handbook

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Published: August 2010
Last Updated: August 2014

With the possibility of new legislation coming that would create a statutory framework for covered bonds in the U.S., Covered Bonds Handbook arrives at an ideal time for you, as it: Shows how covered bonds have been prominent financing tools in Europe for centuries. Shows the many benefits of covered bonds, including potential advantages over securitization and comparative funding costs. Explains how covered bond transactions are ...

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 ...

Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk

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Published: August 2015

The many recent sophisticated cyber threats—from hacktivists and empowered insiders to organized criminals and state-sponsored cyber attacks—means that the task of managing cyber risks, once the near-exclusive realm of IT professionals, is now also borne by attorneys, senior executives, and directors. PLI’s new Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk provides the practical steps that can be taken to help your clients ...

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

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Published: April 2014
Last Updated: June 2015

While under increased regulation since the economic crisis, derivatives continue to play a huge role in today’s financial markets. Derivatives Deskbook: Close-Out Netting, Risk Mitigation, Litigation, Second Edition 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 and identifies the ...

Deskbook on Internal Investigations, Corporate Compliance and White Collar Issues

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Published: February 2007
Last Updated: April 2015

”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 ...

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 ...
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Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia