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47th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation -- Ethical Dilemmas in the Deal World

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From the program: 47th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation

Recorded on: Nov. 1, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 47th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation recorded October, 2015 in New York. Ethical Dilemmas in the Deal World [00:59:50] Addressing real-world transactional conflicts Law firm conflicts, including separate representation issues Managing conflict and privilege issues within law firms Addressing separate representation situations Handling the difficult client Moderator: John F. Olson Speakers:  ...

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 Swaps & Other Derivatives 2015

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From the program: Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2015

Released on: Oct. 27, 2015

The Dodd-Frank Act established 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. For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and at the direction of Chair Mary Jo White is making Title VII implementation a 2015 priority.  The ...

Annual Disclosure Documents 2015

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From the program: Annual Disclosure Documents 2015

Released on: Dec. 15, 2015

Stay up-to-date on the latest disclosure requirement changes and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and annual meeting soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies. Hear from the SEC staff and our faculty, who will focus on current “hot issues,” best practices, and practical pointers. In 2015 we expect further regulatory and practice changes affecting public company disclosures. These include the Dodd-Frank ...

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2015

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From the program: Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2015

Released on: Nov. 4, 2015

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 advise their clients smartly.  The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: government enforcement, jail time for executives, treble damage litigation, class actions, and adverse publicity are all possible if companies step over the line. Do you have the tools ...

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, ...

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 ...

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

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

Released on: Feb. 3, 2016

We are proud to present Practising Law Institute’s Fifteenth 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 company management, ...

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2015 -- Compliance and Legal Supervisory Liability

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From the program: Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2015

Recorded on: Oct. 13, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2015 recorded October, 2015 in New York. Compliance and Legal Supervisory Liability [00:55:32] Ethical responsibilities of legal and compliance professionals in regulated companies What actions cause one to become a supervisor? What is a supervisor’s responsibility for a subordinate’s ethical and regulatory lapses? Ethical ...

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement and Regulatory Developments 2015

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From the program: Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2015

Released on: Nov. 25, 2015

The SEC and other government agencies continue to focus enforcement efforts on hedge funds and private equity firms.  While insider trading continues to be a priority, examinations and sweeps have turned to issues that private funds deal with on a daily basis - valuation, conflicts of interest, big data and transparency of fees and allocation of expenses. As the regulators’ and prosecutors’ expertise and sophistication grow, so does ...

Hedge Fund Management 2015

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From the program: Hedge Fund Management 2015

Released on: Sep. 23, 2015

Our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and 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 issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the registered fund business and issues and selling a portion of their business to an outside investor. Attorneys, ...

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

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From the program: Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

Released on: Oct. 9, 2015

The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and a continued low interest rate environment affect acquisition strategy ...

Internal Investigations 2015

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From the program: Internal Investigations 2015

Released on: Jul. 9, 2015

    In this unique program, an expert faculty will use an accounting fraud scenario with a graphic novel presentation to review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, as well as touch on the many more nuanced and practical issues arising today. Leave the program with a better understanding of how to handle investigations successfully for your clients or company. Click on the image to the right for a ...

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 2016: Trends and Developments

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From the program: Mergers & Acquisitions 2016: Trends and Developments

Released on: Jan. 21, 2016

Merger and acquisition activity has been extremely robust in 2015.  The ability to properly advise companies and their boards of directors and to effectively negotiate an M&A transaction requires knowledge of the latest trends and developments affecting M&A. This program will help you stay up-to-date on recent developments regarding deal structures, potential financial advisor conflicts, appropriate board processes and guidance, key provisions ...

Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services

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From the program: Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services

Released on: Nov. 9, 2015

Outsourcing has firmly established itself as a common practice - often being standard for new companies.  Sourcing agreements raise numerous legal and compliance concerns that counsel are challenged to manage.  Whether in the pre-contract negotiation phase or when problems arise during fulfillment, attorneys on both sides of the agreement must know the risks that might befall them, as well as the available countermeasures. Outsourcing ...

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 ...

Prison Law 2015

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From the program: Prison Law 2015

Released on: Oct. 23, 2015

Prison conditions and prisoner treatment issues are getting unprecedented attention as the nation focuses on the magnitude of the national prison population.  With its sixth Prison Law program, PLI continues its examination of these important issues.  In an area where advocates face increasingly challenging legal issues whether they represent incarcerated people from a public interest practice, private practice or as a policy advocate, ...

Securities Law and Practice 2015: How the SEC Works

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From the program: Securities Law and Practice 2015: How the SEC Works

Released on: Oct. 8, 2015

Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer the securities laws.  In this program, you will be given an introduction to the federal securities laws as well as the operating divisions at the SEC that administer the laws.  You will be provided with what you need to know about how the SEC administers the securities laws - and the other agencies that the SEC ...


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