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ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

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From the program: ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

Released on: Feb. 19, 2014

This course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle.  In this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment.   The program also will utilize a hypothetical fiduciary training ...

ERISA: The Evolving World 2013

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From the program: ERISA: The Evolving World 2013

Released on: Aug. 20, 2013

A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for intended tax treatment, fiduciary responsibilities and other ...

Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

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From the program: Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9

Released on: Jan. 29, 2014

Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code applies to secured transactions, which are interests in specific collateral granted by the debtor in conjunction with the debtor’s promise to pay. In Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, you will learn the fundamentals of acquiring a security interest, including how to attach, to perfect (filing and non-filing methods) and to gain (and maintain) priority in the collateral ...

Private Placements and Other Financing Alternatives 2014

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From the program: Private Placements and Other Financing Alternatives 2014

Released on: Apr. 9, 2014

Our expert faculty of leading practitioners and regulators as will discuss and analyze the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings. We will address the changes to private and exempt offerings brought about by the JOBS Act, including the SEC’s final rules relaxing the ban on general solicitation for certain Rule 506 offerings and 144A offerings, and the practical implications of these changes for issuers, broker-dealers and investment ...

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2013

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From the program: Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2013

Released on: Jun. 21, 2013

In 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 owns the target company, ...

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014

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From the program: Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014

Released on: Jan. 24, 2014

In this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements - from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreement, and how to identify what issues are most likely to come up in a negotiation ...

Venture Capital 2014: Nuts and Bolts

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From the program: Venture Capital 2014: Nuts and Bolts

Released on: Mar. 13, 2014

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 term sheet negotiation, to ...

Antitrust Institute 2013: Developments & Hot Topics

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From the program: Antitrust Institute 2013: Developments & Hot Topics

Released on: May. 21, 2013

From mergers and acquisitions to enforcement priorities, resale price maintenance to international competition, you can be certain to hear about all of the developments in antitrust law at this program led by top experts in the field.  Hear from leading antitrust practitioners, senior government officials, and state regulators about how to manage all of the challenges new developments might throw your way.  Whether you are a seasoned antitrust ...

Pocket MBA Fall 2013: Finance for Lawyers

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From the program: Pocket MBA Fall 2013: Finance for Lawyers

Released on: Oct. 25, 2013

The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and allied professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys alike will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, in-house counsel and universities.Lecture Topics  ...

Pocket MBA Summer 2013: Finance for Lawyers

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From the program: Pocket MBA Summer 2013: Finance for Lawyers

Released on: Jun. 17, 2013

The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and allied professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys alike will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, in-house counsel and universities.Lecture Topics  ...

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts (Free)

Released on: Aug. 23, 2013

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in a 12-month period, 26.2% of American adults will have a diagnosable mental disorder, and 5.8% will have a mental illness classified as severe. The prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system and some areas of the civil legal system is even higher.  This timely program will focus on the intersection of individuals living with mental illness and ...

Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2014: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

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From the program: Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2014: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

Released on: Mar. 5, 2014

Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny and are subject to a number of new and evolving regulatory framework. In this program, you will be provided with expert analysis regarding today’s hot topics impacting the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. A distinguished faculty of practitioners and regulators ...

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2013

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From the program: Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2013

Released on: Jul. 31, 2013

In the aftermath of the financial crisis and the resulting regulatory reform, the SEC has advanced significant rulemaking 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 program, you ...

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2014

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From the program: Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2014

Released on: Feb. 26, 2014

The business of running a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The repercussions from the economic crisis and the need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty have also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new ...

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2013 (Free)

Released on: Nov. 15, 2013

There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S.; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled.  Medical and financial assistance are available to men and women who have served in the military, but some who can qualify are not receiving the benefits that they need.  Attorneys can assist veterans with the problems that preclude them from receiving benefits, such as: Lack of proper paper trails to “service-connect” ...

Social Security Disability 2014: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

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From the program: Social Security Disability 2014: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

Released on: Apr. 1, 2014

Disabled children and adults need your help! After the Social Security Administration denies an initial disability claim, a claimant may find it confusing, difficult, and even overwhelming to appeal a denial. Many claimants cannot afford legal representation and must navigate the appeals process on their own.In this free PLI program, you will learn about Social Security disability benefits and how to represent disabled children and adults in appealing ...

Understanding Patent Law 2013

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From the program: Understanding Patent Law 2013

Released on: Jul. 12, 2013

As the America Invents Act becomes part of current practice of patent law, you may think it is not possible to gain an understanding of this complicated field of law in one day. You would be incorrect. Whether you are new to patent law or are trying to refresh your knowledge of this field, this program will cover the key points you need to get up to speed. In particular, this program will cover all types of patent issues that may arise ...

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2013

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From the program: Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2013

Released on: Jun. 19, 2013

Are you a litigator and have always wondered how patent litigation differs from your practice?  Or maybe you have considered pursuing patent litigation but first wanted to find out how it differs from other types of commercial litigation?  This exciting program will explore what makes patent litigation, whether in District Court or at the ITC, different from other types of litigation, from the Rule 11 pre-filing investigation through ...

Outsourcing 2013: Sourcing Critical Services

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From the program: Outsourcing 2013: Sourcing Critical Services

Released on: Nov. 11, 2013

The year 2013 brings new risks and new opportunities for companies sourcing or providing critical services, including information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions. There are new technologies, such as Big Data and cloud computing. There are new laws and regulations, and in more and more countries. Also, cloud computing and other innovations have created new issues ...

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2013: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

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From the program: Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2013: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Released on: Aug. 2, 2013

Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using “real life” examples of accounting issues that attorneys commonly ...

Representing the Games Industry Client 2013

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From the program: Representing the Games Industry Client 2013

Released on: Nov. 6, 2013

The interactive games industry is expanding with blinding speed.  The nature of the products, delivery platforms, economic models, regulatory considerations, key players, content and financing issues are all inter-related parts of a big picture.  This from an industry that was virtually unknown 30 years ago!  Intellectual property, including videogames, has become one of America’s leading exports in the 21st Century.  The emergence ...

Electronic Discovery Institute 2013: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

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From the program: Electronic Discovery Institute 2013: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

Released on: Oct. 8, 2013

The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give tips for avoiding pitfalls litigants have encountered in the years since ...

How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2013

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From the program: How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2013

Released on: Apr. 24, 2013

Understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors.  With the improvement in the markets, IPOs are happening with increasing frequency.  In addition, last April, Congress enacted  IPO “on ramp” provisions in the JOBS Act that made becoming a public company even easier for “emerging growth companies,” which represent almost 90% of the IPO market.  If you have not worked on an IPO recently, now ...

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2014

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From the program: Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2014

Released on: Feb. 14, 2014

This program is designed to bring you up to date on intellectual property enforcement, not only in the U.S. but around the world. From the physical world to the Internet, learn how to protect the intellectual property your company or client has invested in and developed against infringement by the billion dollar piracy industry. This program will put you in a better position to think outside of the box when it comes to enforcement options and strategies. ...

Doing Deals in and with Emerging Markets: BRICs and Beyond 2013

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From the program: Doing Deals in and with Emerging Markets: BRICs and Beyond 2013

Released on: Jul. 25, 2013

With emerging markets players, like those of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, playing an ever greater role in the global economy, attorneys and other professionals facilitating cross-border transactions need to familiarize themselves with their perspective on inbound and outbound investments. According to a recent Office for Economic Co-operation and Development study, emerging markets will account for over 60% of global economic ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA

George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Mina Park

Mina Park ~ Director, Banking and Capital Markets Origination Legal, Asia Pacific, Citi

Harvey I. Saferstein

Harvey I. Saferstein ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.