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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 ...

Corporate Governance -- A Master Class 2015

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From the program: Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2015

Released on: Feb. 24, 2015

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, as well as 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 ...

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

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From the program: Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

Released on: Jan. 23, 2015

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 ...

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

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From the program: ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

Released on: Feb. 18, 2015

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 2015

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From the program: Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2015

Released on: Mar. 6, 2015

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. You will learn: Who the client is - organizations, not officers When to report wrongdoing: internally (up the corporate ladder and to the Board) and externally (to regulators) SEC professional responsibility rules for ...

47th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute

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From the program: Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

Released on: Jan. 8, 2015

In this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis. Lecture Topics [Total time 11:33:06] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase ...

Fourteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice

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From the program: Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe (Fourteenth Annual): Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice

Released on: Feb. 3, 2015

We are proud to present Practising Law Institute’s Fourteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe, the most comprehensive securities programme available in Europe, with a unique focus on the application of U.S. securities law in the EU.  This Institute will provide the important U.S. perspective relevant to UK and European practice, featuring leading practitioners active in the U.S. and Europe, as well as investment bankers ...

Investment Management Institute 2015

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From the program: Investment Management Institute 2015

Released on: Mar. 20, 2015

You’ll hear expert panelists discuss: significant business and legal developments in the investment management area over the past year and important regulatory initiatives such as: The SEC’s regulatory agenda New money-market fund regulations New SEC staff guidance Potential new rulemakings relating to target date funds and exchange-traded funds Possible modifications of the fund reporting regime Governance ...

Mergers & Acquisitions 2015: Trends and Developments

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From the program: Mergers & Acquisitions 2015: Trends and Developments

Released on: Jan. 30, 2015

Spawned by strength in the debt markets, a strong stock market, and plentiful levels of cash, merger and acquisition activity has been robust in 2014. The ability to be an effective negotiator in an M&A transaction requires staying abreast of the latest deal trends. This program will help you stay up-to-date on recent trends in deal making such as developments regarding material adverse change provisions, lessons in addressing advisor conflicts, ...

Securities Offerings 2015: A Public Offering: How it is Done

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From the program: Securities Offerings 2015: A Public Offering: How it is Done

Released on: Mar. 27, 2015

This course will provide a solid understanding of the legal framework for securities offerings under the Securities Act of 1933. Topics covered include the basics, such as definitions and regulations of “offers” and “sales” of “securities” and the distinctions between public and private offerings, including the need to register public offerings (and how that is done) and basic exemptions from registration.  ...

The SEC Speaks in 2015

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From the program: The SEC Speaks in 2015

Released on: Mar. 7, 2015

At the beginning of each year PLI presents, in cooperation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, The SEC Speaks program, providing an essential update on the current initiatives at the Commission as well as the priorities for the coming year. In this unique program, you will hear remarks by the Chairman and Commissioners, as well as panel discussions by senior staff at the Divisions of Corporation Finance, Economic and Risk Analysis, ...

Understanding Financial Products 2015

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From the program: Understanding Financial Products 2015

Released on: Jan. 20, 2015

The explosion of new financial products over the past decade, the implosion of the credit markets and the resulting significant new regulatory requirements underline the importance of a basic understanding of financial products. While these instruments have been, in the view of many, invaluable investment tools, and have presented enormous potential for product manufacturers and investors, they also create potentially significant legal risks and challenges ...

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