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Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

Seminar  Seminar

Intellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate returns from existing assets, managing complex licensing ...

Global Trademark Search and Application Workshop 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Join a faculty of domestic and international legal experts as they provide practical guidance for the trademark search and application process in the U.S. and abroad, including Canada and Mexico. This practice-based program will get attendees involved and provide take-away tips that can be put into use in daily practice immediately. Learn about the differences and similarities of differing search strategies here and abroad, ...

Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend We continue to see unprecedented enforcement efforts by government and regulatory agencies. This unique program brings together panels of senior staff from the various enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, FINRA, New York State Department of Financial Services, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Attorney’s ...

Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund: The Recent Supreme Court Decision

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

In the past several years, the Supreme Court has issued a number of decisions that have shaped the contours of securities litigation.  The Court’s most recent decision was released last month.  Please join Lynn K. Neuner and Michael D. Nathan  of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP as they address the following key topics from both a litigation and corporate perspective:  How does the Supreme Court’s standard ...

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend Staying abreast of the current developments in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganizations is essential, and this advanced conference assembles a remarkable faculty of bankruptcy judges and leading practitioners who will provide you with a thorough review and analysis of hot topics and recent decisions in diverse industries. They will cover the Supreme Court’s decisions of Stern v. Marshall ...

SEC Reporting and Practice Skills Workshop for Lawyers 2015

Workshop  Workshop

Many lawyers learn SEC reporting through on-the-job training, which often is piecemeal, at best. This Workshop is intended to replace that ad-hoc learning process by helping participants develop an in-depth understanding of the reporting requirements of the U.S. federal securities laws, including how to use the SEC’s online resources and all related sources of guidance. Participants will learn, understand and apply the ...

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that apply when a private equity firm is the buyer or ...

20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend 2015 will mark the 20th year of this marquee PLI program.  The 2015 Institute will focus on the most current regulatory, enforcement and litigation updates touching on a wide range of consumer financial services, including mortgages, auto finance, credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposit accounts, emerging payment systems, including mobile pay-services and e-wallets, as well as other products and services that are reviving ...

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Over the past decade partnerships have emerged as a major form of doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisitions.  In addition, partnerships have long been ...

Credit Rating Regulation from AAA to Z

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Some have said that more than any other single factor, overly optimistic credit ratings triggered the financial crisis of 2008 and the “Great Recession.”  Yet with limited exceptions, credit rating agencies flew largely under the regulatory radar screen before that.   During this program, Robert Harris, currently a consultant to the Credit Rating Agency Constituent Group of the Financial Information Services Association ...

Disability Accommodations in the Digital Age

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) requires covered entities – which include employers, businesses, and educational institutions – to take steps to ensure that they are accessible to people with disabilities.  Since the ADA’s passage in 1990, digital technology has become ubiquitous and has changed the way we work, shop, manage our finances, and learn.  As a result, businesses and institutions increasingly ...

IP Monetization 2015: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The rapidly evolving field of Intellectual property ("IP") monetization and value extraction has become a core consideration for many companies.  IP monetization transactions that can have a significant financial impact are maturing, adding significant value-creating options for IP owners and investors.  Examples of such options include (i) carve-outs of IP assets in ...

Venture Capital 2015: Nuts and Bolts

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend A thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a venture capital deal, to participating in a mock ...

Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend This program is designed to provide attendees with a basic overview of the legal, regulatory and operational issues affecting “registered investment companies” – the universe of publicly offered pooled investment vehicles that include mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) and others.  Attendees will learn the fundamentals of the extensive regulatory framework that dictates ...

Trusts and Estates: Back to the Basics of Death and Taxes

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Thomas P. Gannon, a partner of Schlesinger Gannon & Lazetera LLP, will review the fundamentals of substantive and tax aspects of the trusts and estates practice, including the following:  Dispositions at Death – Wills, property passing under a Will, the process of probating a Will, the role of an Executor, intestacy laws and property passing outside of a Will by contract, beneficiary designation, title and/or operation of law ...

Understanding Employment Law 2015

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. An expert faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everything in between. In addition, the program will address ...

Higher Education Law 2015: Current Issues & Recent Development

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Co-Sponsored by Pennsylvania Bar InstituteAttendees in Pennsylvania will be viewing the live broadcast at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 5080 Ritter Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. You will have the opportunity to submit questions and will receive the printed Course Handbook.Why You Should Attend  At PLI’s Higher Education Law 2015: Current Issues & Recent Developments, an expert faculty, comprised of attorneys working both ...

Supreme Court and Social Media: Bringing the First Amendment into the 21st Century

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The inevitable happened last December when a case involving Facebook made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Elonis v. United States presents the issue of what is a “true threat,” and does it amount to speech that is unprotected by the First Amendment?    Anthony Elonis used Facebook to make angry statements after his wife, Tara, left with their two children. He was fired from his job in an amusement park after posting ...

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2015: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102 and 103

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means, for many of us, 35 USC 101 has become a topic of conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the guidelines or decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead during the enforcement period of patents now acquired.  Many older patents in the diagnostic, ...

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) is at the top of most companies’ key risk areas. DOJ and SEC resources devoted to investigating violations and enforcing the law remain at an all-time high. Recent FCPA enforcement actions and disclosures demonstrate that no industry is immune from FCPA scrutiny, and FCPA sweep investigations across industry sectors are becoming more common and challenging. Beyond ...

Fundamentals of Delaware Limited Liability Companies

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

During little more than two decades, the Delaware limited liability company (LLC) has become one of the most commonly used forms of business entity.  The great flexibility offered by the Delaware LLC Act enables parties to form entities tailored precisely to their needs, avoiding entity-level income tax yet shielding owners from entity-level debts.  The Delaware LLC Act’s permissive nature, however, can also result in unintended consequences ...

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why You Should Attend Organizations face enormous legal and compliance risks, and the need for effective compliance and ethics programs to help ...

Making Sense of Mobilehomes – Homeowner and Tenants’ Rights (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Approximately 6% of all occupied housing in the United States consists of manufactured homes (generally referred to as mobilehomes).  This almost uniquely American version of housing has been and continues to be a more affordable option for many people, but it is an option fraught with dangers that most homeowners do not understand or consider before making that choice.  It is also an option regulated by an array of ...

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2015

Seminar  Seminar

What You Will Learn This program will serve both as a refresher of ethical obligations, and also review recent developments impacting the professional responsibilities of attorneys in private practice as well as those who serve as inside counsel.  The program will be focused on practical guidance, and draw from real life lessons learned from other lawyers who have found themselves in ethical peril.

Evidence for Everyone (Including Judges)

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Please join The Honorable William G. Young, Judge of the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts for an informal but informative look at how the rules of evidence work today in our federal district courts.  This presentation will provide the opportunity to:  Hear trial stories illustrating hearsay and the attorney-client privilege; Review and understand a series of simple diagrams you can use to frame key evidentiary ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Jae  Kim

Jae Kim ~ Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Rambus Inc.

Lori A. Richards

Lori A. Richards ~ Chief Compliance Officer, Asset Management Unit, JP Morgan & Co

Edwin E. Smith

Edwin E. Smith ~ Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP