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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2015

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From the program: Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2015

Released on: Jun. 16, 2015

Organizations face enormous legal and compliance risks, and the need for effective compliance and ethics programs to help manage those risks is greater than ever. Indeed, compliance and ethics programs should no longer be considered optional. Government expectations and standards for compliance and ethics programs have become increasingly specific, and good practices continue to evolve. In short, at no time has promoting and maintaining an ethical ...

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 ...

Delaware Law Developments 2015: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

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From the program: Delaware Law Developments 2015: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

Released on: Jun. 18, 2015

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, ...

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 ...

Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies

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From the program: Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies

Released on: May. 8, 2015

We continue to see unprecedented enforcement efforts by government and regulatory agencies. 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 of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Justice, Public ...

Environmental Regulation 2015: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

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From the program: Environmental Regulation 2015: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

Released on: Jun. 26, 2015

The 2015 program will review recent activities in environmental regulation affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  Taking a comprehensive look at how new developments in environmental regulations and recent case law will affect deal negotiations, daily operations and corporate compliance efforts, our expert faculty will lead practical and timely discussions on new and recurring legal challenges that lawyers ...

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 ...

Leveraged Financing 2015

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From the program: Leveraged Financing 2015

Released on: May. 20, 2015

In this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding sources and product offerings, current covenant approaches, and financing product ...

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, ...

Pocket MBA Summer 2015: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

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From the program: Pocket MBA Summer 2015: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Released on: May. 22, 2015

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 other professionals. Transactional and litigation attorneys 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. External ...

Securities Litigation 2015: From Investigation to Trial

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From the program: Securities Litigation 2015: From Investigation to Trial

Released on: May. 6, 2015

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 ...

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 ...

Venture Capital 2015: Nuts and Bolts

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From the program: Venture Capital 2015: Nuts and Bolts

Released on: Apr. 23, 2015

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 ...

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