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15th Annual School Law Institute

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From the program: 15th Annual School Law Institute

Released on: Jun. 19, 2015

To effectively counsel parents, students, and school districts, practitioners must continue to develop and expand their understanding of the most recent developments in case law, and keep abreast of legislative and regulatory changes. In PLI’s 15th Annual School Law Institute, an expert faculty will examine significant new developments in education law and policy, and the implications of these developments for your clients. This program is ...

27th Annual Elder Law Institute

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From the program: 27th Annual Elder Law Institute

Released on: Apr. 30, 2015

The 27th Annual Elder Law Institute presents current legal topics important to your older clients, and your younger clients with aging parents. Many of the subjects covered this year focus on planning for incapacity, paying for health care and maintaining the legal autonomy and dignity of your aging clients.  The subject of elder law is a part of every practice – we cannot stop the aging process, nor the reality that we live longer and ...

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015

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From the program: Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015

Released on: Jun. 26, 2015

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, ...

Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2015

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From the program: Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2015

Released on: Apr. 8, 2015

As copyright law continues to become increasingly complex in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business, it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date.  In order to continue to provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, attend this program where you will learn about the latest developments from a group of leading experts on copyright law. The speakers at this advanced seminar will address critical ...

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2015

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From the program: Advanced Deposition Techniques 2015

Released on: Feb. 3, 2015

Depositions provide a unique forum to develop your best case and gain an understanding of your adversary’s evidence.  Whether you’ve defended one deposition or taken 100, prepare to handle the special situations that arise and know how to identify and exploit the opportunities that exist.  This program covers a range of topics and scenarios that can challenge even the most seasoned litigators.  Our faculty of experienced ...

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

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From the program: Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

Released on: Feb. 12, 2015

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 transactions requires ...

Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015

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From the program: Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015

Released on: Apr. 7, 2015

This advanced level program will provide an up-to-the-minute review of current trends and case law impacting the practice of trademark law today.  Essential for corporate and law firm attorneys who specialize in, or often find themselves involved in trademark law, this program brings together an outstanding expert faculty of practitioners and industry experts who will provide current information on the most recent developments in trademark ...

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

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From the program: Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

Released on: Feb. 12, 2015

Running a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new legal issues related to innovative fundraising strategies, strategic ...

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015

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From the program: Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015 (Free)

Released on: May. 7, 2015

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 06:12:19] Segments ...

Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics

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From the program: Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics

Released on: May. 22, 2015

With an emphasis on new developments while providing a refresher of key principles, the Institute will examine current merger issues, price fixing, the legality of joint ventures and other competitor collaborations, "vertical" restraints on customers and suppliers, including resale price maintenance, standards for complying with price discrimination laws, and the latest information on the state and federal enforcement priorities. Also included in ...

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015

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From the program: Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015

Released on: Mar. 13, 2015

Asset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to borrow funds against their own assets as collateral to generate cash for working capital and capital acquisitions. In structuring these loans, lenders rely on their collateral as their ultimate ...

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues

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From the program: Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues

Released on: Jul. 7, 2015

As we continue to see many new regulations from the SEC, PCAOB and financial institution regulators, we also continue to see numerous challenges emerge for the audit committee.  If you are a director or member of an audit committee, or if you advise audit committees, this program will help you understand what is required of the audit committee, and those who advise them, in this rapidly changing environment.  You will hear from an expert ...

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments

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From the program: Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments

Released on: May. 12, 2015

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 and Bellingham, and their practical implications ...

Basic Immigration Law 2015

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From the program: Basic Immigration Law 2015

Released on: Mar. 26, 2015

This program will explain the basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and discuss current developments and trends, including a legislative update on immigration reform. This program will be extremely useful to attorneys who are new to immigration practice as well as for those who need a refresher on immigration law or are involved in immigration policy.  It will also be useful for attorneys in other practice areas who need to ...

Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2015

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From the program: Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2015

Released on: May. 14, 2015

This program is designed to provide you 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.  You will learn the fundamentals of the extensive regulatory framework that dictates the structure and ...

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2015

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From the program: Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2015

Released on: Feb. 10, 2015

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE LIVE PROGRAM ENDED EARLY ON DAY ONE, AND THE REMAINING FOUR PANELS OF THE PROGRAM WERE SUBSEQUENTLY RECORDED OFF-SITE.  IN ORDER TO  REGISTER FOR THIS ON-DEMAND PROGRAM AND HAVE ALL RECORDED PRODUCTS ADDED TO YOUR ONLINE LIBRARY, . In this renowned program you will hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus, examine the latest negotiation trends, current case law, ...

Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2015: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

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From the program: Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2015: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

Released on: Mar. 4, 2015

Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny.  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 will review current regulatory ...

California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2015

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From the program: California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2015

Released on: Mar. 25, 2015

“Renters across the nation, and in particular in California, are locked in a pernicious squeeze of rising rents and stagnant incomes that has diverted a growing share of their paycheck to rent,” reports the Wall Street Journal (Conor Dougherty, “California’s Affordable Rental Housing Crisis,” February 11, 2014).  The Journal continues, “In the Golden State, as elsewhere, the burden is heaviest on those making ...

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2015

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From the program: California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low- Income Family Law Cases 2015 (Free)

Released on: Feb. 18, 2015

Millions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. Attend this free two-day PLI program for an introduction to family law practice and then volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need. Anyone interested in providing pro bono assistance to low-income family law clients ...

California Guardianship Law 2015

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From the program: California Guardianship Law 2015

Released on: Jul. 6, 2015

Learn the basics of guardianship law and procedure so that you can competently represent a child or adult petitioner in establishing a guardianship of the person.  This program will teach you how to represent parties in both uncontested and contested guardianship proceedings. This program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys who wish to represent a child or adult petitioner in establishing a guardianship of the person. Lecture ...

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2015

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From the program: California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2015 (Free)

Released on: Apr. 21, 2015

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 processes 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 work with low-income ...

Cloud Computing 2015: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

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From the program: Cloud Computing 2015: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

Released on: Jun. 22, 2015

Corporations, government organizations and millions of consumers are shifting massive quantities of data and their software applications to cloud computing facilities. Cloud computing uses the Internet to give every size organization access to large, dynamically scalable resources (data storage, software applications and computing power). “The Cloud” allows users, at all levels, to avoid large capital outlays for hardware and up-front ...

CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2015: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Markets

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From the program: CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2015: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Markets

Released on: Feb. 26, 2015

As commercial real estate and its financing reemerge strongly from the turmoil and the dislocation of the downturn of the late ‘00s, securitization is once again becoming a significant part of the real estate debt and equity markets. Capital markets lenders are again competing aggressively with traditional main street portfolio lenders for large as well as conduit loans. But is the securitized loan market now different from what it was before ...

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015

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From the program: Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015

Released on: Feb. 22, 2015

Human Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protection and Justice Act in 2007. The New York law has been heralded as the ...

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

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From the program: Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

Released on: May. 5, 2015

This seminar will revisit the building blocks of commercial real estate financing. It will focus on the steps counsel needs to take to get a deal closed – what lender’s counsel needs to do to deliver a valid mortgage lien without surprises, and what borrower’s counsel needs to do to get the borrower the money it needs. We will look at how lenders review leases; how surveys work and interact with title insurance; and the title insurance ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
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