Narrow Your Results

Display:

Seminars & Webcasts

On-Demand

Publications

Faculty/Authors

News/Blogs

List View Table View

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

Released on: Jun. 20, 2014

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 Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

Released on: Oct. 31, 2014

The Dodd-Frank Act establishes a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products. That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC, with SEC progress, as well. The new regulatory regime touches the activities of all participants in the swaps markets, from end users to major swap ...

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

Released on: Nov. 14, 2014

Lawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to appropriately advise their clients. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: class actions, treble damage litigation, government enforcement, and adverse publicity are all possible outcomes if mistakes are made. Do you have the tools needed to help your clients ...

Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics

Released on: May. 20, 2014

With an emphasis on new developments while providing a refresher of key principles, this year’s 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 ...

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014

Released on: Mar. 14, 2014

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 use their own assets to generate cash flow.In structuring these loans, lenders and their counsel must consider all senior interests in the collateral, as well as the practical difficulties in obtaining ...

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2014: Recent Developments and Current Issues

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2014: Recent Developments and Current Issues

Released on: Jul. 4, 2014

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 faculty of ...

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Released on: May. 26, 2014

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 ...

Building Better Construction Contracts 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Building Better Construction Contracts 2014

Released on: Jul. 9, 2014

Construction is a risky business, and a good construction contract goes a long way to define and manage that risk. This course is designed to help you master drafting intelligent construction contracts. You will learn about the new AIA Building Information Modeling (BIM) documents and how to use them to manage coordination risk, ethical dilemmas confronting insurer-appointed counsel and how to get the “most bang for the buck.” You will learn the ten ...

Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

Released on: Jun. 23, 2014

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 licensing fees ...

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2014

Released on: Jun. 13, 2014

Legal and compliance risks for organizations are higher than ever before. Compliance and ethics programs to help organizations manage legal risks should no longer be considered optional. And as the need for compliance and ethics programs has increased, government standards on these programs have become increasingly specific. In short, at no time has promoting and maintaining an ethical corporate culture been as essential for a company’s survival and ...

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2014

Released on: Feb. 26, 2014

Public companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities and are under intense scrutiny from investors and regulators. Legal and regulatory changes, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and listing standards, and overall changing expectations in the marketplace contribute to this new challenging environment. Corporate governance provides the framework within which directors and officers must operate in fulfilling their responsibilities. ...

Delaware Law Developments 2014: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Delaware Law Developments 2014: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

Released on: Jun. 11, 2014

Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment. This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts from the Delaware judiciary, leading law firms and corporations, and academia, will ...

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2014

Released on: Jul. 24, 2014

With emerging markets players, including 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.This program will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international dealmaking in and with ...

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

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 ...

Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies

Released on: May. 9, 2014

We continue to see unprecedented changes in our economic, business and regulatory regimes in general, and in enforcement efforts in particular. 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 Office, U.S. Department ...

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

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 ...

Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2014

Released on: Mar. 7, 2014

The program will review the professional responsibility issues confronting lawyers who advise clients in connection with securities and derivatives transactions, including the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.Lecture Topics  [Total time 01:56:02] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2014 [01:56:02]Michael S. Sackheim, Howard Schneider The purchase ...

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2014

Released on: Aug. 21, 2014

The following topics are discussed:The intersection of banking and brokerage regulation: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in an era of overlapping regulatory jurisdictions?The dangers and pitfalls of broker-dealer enforcement: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in handling enforcement matters? The ethical responsibilities of legal and compliance professionals in regulated companies: What are the duties and potential ...

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2014

Released on: Nov. 12, 2014

In the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms’ corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation. In this program, you will get a solid foundation in 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 Broker-Dealer Regulation 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2014

Released on: Jul. 7, 2014

Major changes in broker-dealer regulation and the industry continue as a result of the financial services crisis and the resulting regulatory reform. At the same time, FINRA’s rewrite of its Rulebook as part of its Rulebook Consolidation process is almost complete, and broker-dealers will be subject to FINRA’s new supervision rules in 2014. This program will provide you with a solid foundation in the regulatory regime applying to broker-dealers, including ...

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

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 ...

Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between

Released on: May. 8, 2014

The landscape of securities litigation is constantly evolving and changing. This program takes you through all the issues that can arise in the most complex securities matters - from the initial government investigation to the filing of the civil cases to either settlement or trial. If you practice in this dynamic field, you know that the need to stay current and develop new strategies and tactics has never been more important. Our faculty of ...

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014

Released on: Dec. 2, 2014

Over the past few years and once again in FY2013, cases against investment advisers have come to represent the single largest component of the SEC’s enforcement docket. At the same time, the SEC’s exam program, working closely with Enforcement, continues to hone its focus on private equity and hedge funds, announcing a series of initiatives targeting new registrants under Dodd-Frank as well as established firms who have not been examined ...

Hedge Fund Compliance & Regulatory Challenges 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Hedge Fund Compliance & Regulatory Challenges 2014

Released on: Feb. 11, 2014

Nearly 40% of investment advisers that are currently registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission manage at least one private fund.  As a result, the SEC’s examination staff has developed new strategies and processes to address the risks associated with managing hedge funds and other private funds.  In addition, in light of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s increased jurisdiction over private funds, the National Futures ...

Hedge Fund Management 2014

On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs    

From the program: Hedge Fund Management 2014

Released on: Sep. 25, 2014

In this program, our expert faculty will focus on hedge fund structures, the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing new business issues such as expanding their business to include regulated funds, selling a portion of their business to an outside investor and managing a hedge fund in crisis.Lecture Topics  ...

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