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Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2014

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From the program: Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2014

Released on: Apr. 18, 2014

Copyright law has become an increasingly complex area in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business. To help you keep up-to-date and provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, PLI has brought together a group of leading experts on copyright law. The speakers in this advanced seminar will address critical issues in copyright law, drawing on their extensive experience and judgment. Current issues will ...

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2014

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From the program: Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California (Free)

Released on: May. 9, 2014

In this program you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues. Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, school discipline, regional center eligibility, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assist a low-income child in California.Lecture Topics [Total time 06:12:40]Segments with ...

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014

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From the program: Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free)

Released on: Nov. 24, 2014

IMPORTANT!!  GET ACCREDITED BY THE VA BEFORE YOU WATCH THIS TRAINING. 1.    Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA.  To obtain accreditation you must complete this form:  . 2.    Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay filing your application.  You can speed up the process by emailing the form to .  3.    Within ...

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2014 (Free)

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From the program: Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2014 (Free)

Released on: Sep. 24, 2014

Although the recession is beginning to even out and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in the decline, the recession continues to affect financially marginalized people in disproportionate numbers. Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand. There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at all levels. The practice of bankruptcy law changed dramatically with the Bankruptcy ...

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2014

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From the program: Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2014

Released on: Nov. 5, 2014

This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. New rules are continuously promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is heightened enforcement of the federal securities laws. The SEC Division of Enforcement has established a new task force focused specifically on broker-dealers. FINRA is considering ...

California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2013

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From the program: California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2013 (Free)

Released on: Mar. 27, 2013

In the current economic climate an increasing number of low-income Californians are facing eviction.  Unfortunately, many tenants are evicted without the benefit of legal counsel to guide them through the process or the representation necessary to vigorously defend against unlawful actions.  As a result, families face the very real possibility of homelessness.  This training is designed to help mitigate the crisis by providing attorneys ...

California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2014 (Free)

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From the program: California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2014 (Free)

Released on: Mar. 26, 2014

In the current economic climate an increasing number of low-income Californians are facing eviction.  Unfortunately, many tenants are evicted without the benefit of legal counsel to guide them through the process or the representation necessary to vigorously defend against unlawful actions.  As a result, families face the very real possibility of homelessness. This training is designed to help mitigate the crisis by providing attorneys with ...

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2014 (Free)

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From the program: California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2014 (Free)

Released on: Apr. 15, 2014

Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits.  Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic process to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits.  Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often lead to unnecessary hunger and homelessness.  Attorneys who ...

Corporate Counsel Institute 2014

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From the program: Corporate Counsel Institute 2014

Released on: Oct. 15, 2014

It is essential for all corporate counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business matters of corporate law departments, while adding value to the enterprise. The role of the corporate counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies. Lecture ...

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

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From the program: Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

Released on: Mar. 19, 2014

Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of entertainment product delivery.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:07:03]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction * [00:03:46]Kenneth M. Kaufman, Howard Siegel Book Publishing [01:31:02]John Schline, ...

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Building an Entertainment Law Practice; Ethics

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From the program: Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Building an Entertainment Law Practice; Ethics

Released on: Mar. 17, 2014

Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of entertainment product delivery.Lecture Topics [Total time 07:10:05]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.Introduction & Overview of Entertainment Law Issues* [00:01:41]Kenneth M. Kaufman, Howard SiegelTelevision, ...

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

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From the program: Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

Released on: Mar. 18, 2014

Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of entertainment product delivery.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:07:02] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction* [00:04:50]Kenneth M. Kaufman, Howard Siegel Sound Recordings [03:01:24]Julie Swidler, ...

Doing Deals 2014: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

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From the program: Doing Deals 2014: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

Released on: Mar. 26, 2014

The M&A market has been in a period of great expectations, with economic anxiety continuing to create uncertainty about the future.  Increased volumes of tender offers, hostile deals, activist campaigns, as well as spin-offs, has been an important trend, while the use of innovative structuring mechanisms, such as contingent value rights, has been another.  The rise in M&A litigation has also brought with it a flurry of decisions ...

Fashion and Retail Law 2014: Going Global and Mobile

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From the program: Fashion and Retail Law 2014: Going Global and Mobile

Released on: Jun. 3, 2014

Fashion brands and retailers operate in an increasingly global and mobile marketplace. The dynamic forces shaping the retail industry provide consumers with a greater variety of products, more information, and expanded retail platforms. Yet, these forces also pose significant and evolving legal risks for brands and retailers. This program will explore the key legal challenges for brands and retailers in the current environment and will offer practical ...

Financial Services IT 2014: Avoidance of Risk

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From the program: Financial Services IT 2014: Avoidance of Risk

Released on: Jun. 4, 2014

The Financial Services Industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries and the regulations are constantly changing. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act changed the landscape and companies must maintain their vigilance to comply with its requirements, even four years after it was enacted. The last six months has yielded further regulations. In October 2013, the OCC implemented compliance requirements for banks for ...

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

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From the program: Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

Released on: Jul. 14, 2014

Copyright law continues to be pulled in different directions, and the increasing tension between it and developing technologies is being tested regularly. View this program in order to better understand this dynamic practice area and learn how to find solutions to various challenges that arise for your clients. Throughout the program you will build a strong foundation of copyright law’s core principles while exploring recent cases and developments, ...

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2014

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From the program: Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2014

Released on: Jul. 30, 2014

In the aftermath of the financial crisis and the resulting regulatory reform, the SEC has advanced significant rulemaking and enforcement to impose a greater degree of controls on investment advisers’ operations. In fact, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, establishing new rules related to adviser custody, political contributions and adviser disclosure and has retooled its adviser exam program.In this ...

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2014

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From the program: Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2014

Released on: May. 28, 2014

Patent litigation continues to be one of the hottest legal practice areas today. If you are a litigator and have wondered how patent litigation differs from your practice or if you have considered pursuing patent litigation but want to learn how it differs from other types of commercial litigation, then you will not want to miss this program. Covering the spectrum of patent litigation topics and exploring patent litigation from the inside out, this ...

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

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From the program: Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

Released on: Oct. 29, 2014

Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets. The Dodd-Frank Act is substantially changing how these important instruments are regulated and transacted. This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their new environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that allocates the risks and price exposures associated with a designated reference asset or entity between the parties thereto. Derivatives ...

Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2014: Raising Capital in an Evolving Regulatory Environment

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From the program: Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2014: Raising Capital in an Evolving Regulatory Environment

Released on: Jun. 18, 2014

Capital markets are adjusting to a wide range of evolving regulatory standards which affect the way in which offerings are conducted around the world. At the same time, issuers around the world are subject to changing accounting and corporate governance standards, while market participants navigate new ground in derivative product regulation. Issuers and market participants also face an increasingly active global enforcement environment targeting ...

Health Care and Life Sciences Law 2014

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From the program: Health Care and Life Sciences Law 2014

Released on: Nov. 7, 2014

PLI’s expert faculty of health care and life sciences practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors will examine the current state of health care and life sciences law and what the future might hold for affected parties. This program will cover the broad range of issues confronting the health care and life sciences industry: structuring of compliant financial and other relationships; recent developments in scientific ...

Holistic Legal Advocacy for the Homeless: Strategies for Addressing Benefits, Housing and Social Services Issues Facing Homeless Populations (Free)

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From the program: Holistic Legal Advocacy for the Homeless: Strategies for Addressing Benefits, Housing and Social Services Issues Facing Homeless Populations

Released on: Jun. 19, 2014

This introduction to the Holistic Legal Advocacy Model and substantive law training provides the powerful tools needed to transform the lives of homeless clients. Practitioners from the Homeless Advocacy Project (“HAP”) at the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco will share their expertise in holistic legal advocacy and insights for effectively assisting homeless clients. View this free program and then volunteer ...

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2014

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From the program: Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2014

Released on: Sep. 26, 2014

As the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. In this program, experts in the area - from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law, and consulting firms - will lead you through the emerging best practices and the current reactions to the changing landscape.Lecture ...

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

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From the program: Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

Released on: Oct. 16, 2014

The M&A markets were relatively flat throughout 2013, punctuated by episodic but unsustained bursts of activity. By contrast, 2014 appears to be off to a more robust start. The variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Will the tough markets of the last several years give way to greater stability ...

IP Monetization 2014: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

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From the program: IP Monetization 2014: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

Released on: Apr. 24, 2014

The rapidly evolving field of Intellectual property ("IP") monetization has become a core strategic consideration for many companies. On an increasingly regular basis, companies are considering (i) carve-outs of IP assets in M&A and other strategic transactions, for sale or monetization in separate transactions (including privateering arrangements), (ii) IP-collateralized loans, (iii) IP litigation financing, (iv) creative technology development ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker ~ Kaplan & Walker LLP

K. Susan Grafton

K. Susan Grafton ~ K&L Gates LLP

Garner K. Weng

Garner K. Weng ~ Hanson Bridgett LLP