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Delaware's Old Rules and New Statutes: Corporate Mistakes, Consequences, and Solutions

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From the program: Delaware's Old Rules and New Statutes: Corporate Mistakes, Consequences, and Solutions

Released on: Apr. 9, 2015

Taken from the briefing Delaware's Old Rules and New Statutes: Corporate Mistakes, Consequences, and Solutions recorded March, 2015 in New York. Under longstanding Delaware case law, including STAAR Surgical, when a corporation fails to follow the procedures set forth in its certificate, bylaws or the Delaware General Corporation law when authorizing or executing corporate action, the action taken may be void or voidable. In many cases, ...

Demystifying Cyber-Attacks: How Directors and Officers Can Best Prepare Themselves and the Follow-On Shareholder Litigation

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From the program: Demystifying Cyber-Attacks: How Directors and Officers Can Best Prepare Themselves and the Follow-On Shareholder Litigation

Released on: Mar. 24, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Demystifying Cyber-Attacks: How Directors and Officers Can Best Prepare Themselves and the Follow-On Shareholder Litigation recorded March, 2015 in New York. No director or officer can afford to ignore the threat posed to their company by cyber-attacks. Recent events have shown that cyber-attacks can disrupt business operations and revenue flow, and that poses a greater danger than the theft of personally identifiable ...

Derivatives Regulatory Update

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From the program: Derivatives Regulatory Update

Released on: Mar. 18, 2015

Taken from the briefing Derivatives Regulatory Update recorded March, 2015 in New York. Expert faculty in this Briefing will update the current state of play regarding the implementation of U.S. regulations under Title VII of Dodd-Frank. Lecture Topics [01:09:45] The recently released proposals of the CFTC and the Federal banking agencies that would require margin for uncleared swaps; Efforts to harmonize the U.S. regulations ...

Disloyalty: Steps to Prevent Breaches of Fiduciary Duties by Employees, Officers, and Directors and What to do When They Occur 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jun. 18, 2014

Taken from the briefing Disloyalty: Steps to Prevent Breaches of Fiduciary Duties by Employees, Officers, and Directors and What to do When They Occur recorded June, 2014. Since the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 in particular, The Wall Street Journal and numerous media outlets that cover business news have profiled stories about misconduct in the executive suite. Although examples of financial self-dealing and conflicts of interest are generally ...

DOI's New Fracking Regulations: Impact on Industry, the States, and the Public

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From the program: DOI's New Fracking Regulations: Impact on Industry, the States, and the Public

Released on: Jun. 11, 2015

Taken from the briefing DOI's New Fracking Regulations: Impact on Industry, the States, and the Public recorded May, 2015 in New York. On June 24, 2015, new regulations published by the Bureau of Land Management of the Department of the Interior go into effect. These new regulations govern oil and gas drilling utilizing hydraulic fracturing on Federal lands and lands owned by Native Americans. The new regulations cover a number of areas not ...

Drafting and Implementing International Employee Handbooks, Global Codes of Conduct and Cross-Border HR Policies 2015

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From the program: Drafting and Implementing International Employee Handbooks, Global Codes of Conduct and Cross-Border HR Policies 2015

Released on: Jan. 21, 2015

Taken from the briefing Drafting and Implementing International Employee Handbooks, Global Codes of Conduct and Cross-Border HR Policies recorded January, 2015 in New York. Everyone says “HR has gone global,” but the acid test of global HR is whether a multinational employer effectively aligns its HR policies globally. And many multinationals flunk this test. Is a multinational really globally-integrated if it has a zero-tolerance discrimination ...

Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses: Tips, Considerations and Pitfalls to Avoid

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From the program: Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses: Tips, Considerations and Pitfalls to Avoid

Released on: Jun. 3, 2015

Taken from the briefing Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses: Tips, Considerations and Pitfalls to Avoid recorded May, 2015 in New York. Millions of business contracts provide for mediation and arbitration as ways of resolving disputes. Too often the drafting of the dispute resolution clause is treated as an afterthought in contract negotiations. While no one wants to think about a dispute when entering into a deal, well-crafted dispute ...

Economic Sanctions Update: Iran and Other Hot Topics 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 8, 2014

Taken from the briefing Economic Sanctions Update: Iran and Other Hot Topics recorded June, 2014.Since early 2014, the Joint Plan of Action has governed certain transactions between the United States, members of the European Union, and Iran. The JPOA has opened up limited but important trade opportunities for Iran. Yet the JPOA is set to expire at the end of July, and it is far from clear what will happen thereafter. In the meantime, the United States ...

Emerging Regulatory Landscape for U.S. Asset-Backed Securities 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 21, 2014

Taken from the briefing Emerging Regulatory Landscape for U.S. Asset-Backed Securities recorded July, 2014.As the U.S. capital markets continue to evolve and longstanding regulatory uncertainties are resolved, ABS and MBS issuers and investors are increasingly entering or considering entering these markets once again. The years since the financial crisis have brought sweeping changes in the rules affecting structured finance in the U.S., and more ...

Emotional Intelligence, the Law, and Professionalism: A Practical Introduction

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From the program: Emotional Intelligence, the Law, and Professionalism: A Practical Introduction

Released on: Feb. 26, 2015

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. Taken from the briefing Emotional Intelligence, the Law, and Professionalism: A Practical Introduction recorded February, 2015 in New York. Have you ever wondered why some very bright lawyers who are well educated and know the law very well struggle in their career while others who may possess solid, but not extraordinary, intellectual and technical legal skills soar through ...

Evolving Employee Benefits: A Modern Approach to Traditional Severance

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From the program: Evolving Employee Benefits: A Modern Approach to Traditional Severance

Released on: Jun. 4, 2015

Taken from the briefing Evolving Employee Benefits: A Modern Approach to Traditional Severance recorded May, 2015 in New York. When it comes to planning layoffs, decision makers tend to take their old severance policy off the shelf, dust it off, and re-apply to the current situation. This may seem like a safe strategy for an uncomfortable topic, but by leaving severance so largely unexamined, many major considerations for a Reduction ...

Examining the CFPB: A Glimpse at the Bureau's 2015 Rulemaking Agenda

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From the program: Examining the CFPB: A Glimpse at the Bureau's 2015 Rulemaking Agenda

Released on: Feb. 4, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Examining the CFPB: A Glimpse at the Bureau's 2015 Rulemaking Agenda recorded January, 2015 in New York. Listen for an update regarding the CFPB's newest proposed rules and likely 2015 rulemaking activity.  Topics covered will include the CFPB's newest mortgage servicing rules proposed on November 20, 2014, the proposed rule on prepaid accounts, and the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act rule.   Lecture ...

Exporting EEO: Aligning a Multinational's Approaches to Discrimination, Harassment and Diversity Compliance Overseas 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Sep. 25, 2014

Taken from the briefing Exporting EEO: Aligning a Multinational's Approaches to Discrimination, Harassment and Diversity Compliance Overseas 2014 recorded September, 2014.A multinational might proclaim “zero tolerance” for discrimination and harassment across its U.S. operations. But does it ignore sex harassment in its Dubai office? Does it tolerate mandatory retirement in its Berlin facility? And does it excuse blatant race and gender discrimination ...

False Claims Act: 2014 Year in Review

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From the program: False Claims Act: 2014 Year in Review

Released on: Feb. 25, 2015

Taken from the Web Program False Claims Act: 2014 Year in Review recorded February, 2015 in New York. The False Claims Act (“FCA”) continued to be a significant focus of government and whistleblower activity in 2014. The U.S. Department of Justice reported another record-breaking year of recoveries – more than $5.6 billion in settlements and judgments from cases arising under the FCA in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. ...

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 101: Learn the Basics

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From the program: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 101: Learn the Basics

Released on: Apr. 8, 2015

Taken from the briefing Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 101:  Learn the Basics recorded March, 2015 in New York. Many have asked, what is FERC? Indeed, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or FERC is one of the smaller and lesser known agencies in the Federal government; however, its decisions reportedly affect five percent of the Nation’s gross national product. It received some publicity (not good) at the turn of the ...

Financial Due Diligence and the Specter of Fraud in the Private M&A Context 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 7, 2014

Taken from the briefing Financial Due Diligence and the Specter of Fraud in the Private M&A Context 2014 recorded September, 2014.In the context of private M&A transactions, where do the boundaries exist between proper negotiation and fraudulent conduct? A buyer may believe that the seller has a duty to disclose negative facts about the company, while the seller may believe that the buyer has the responsibility to ask the right questions and ...

First Annual Form 10-K Tune-Up

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Recorded on: Feb. 13, 2015

Taken from the Web Program First Annual Form 10-K Tune-Up recorded January, 2015 in New York. As you draft your annual report on Form 10-K it is always a challenge to be sure that you have effectively dealt with new and emerging issues and the ever-evolving focus areas of the SEC. Our workshop leaders Carol A. Stacey and George M. Wilson, both directors at the SEC Institute Division will review the key issues to address in this year’s ...

Food Marketing Law: Hot Topics

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From the program: Food Marketing Law: Hot Topics

Released on: Feb. 12, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Food Marketing Law: Hot Topics recorded January, 2015 in New York. Along with the rise in consumer interest in healthier foods is increasing legal risk for food companies. This Briefing will describe the latest regulatory actions, along with emerging legal pitfalls that food businesses, big and small, need to be advised of. Lauren Handel and Michele Simon, two experienced food and farming lawyers from Foscolo & Handel ...

Fundamentals of Delaware Limited Liability Companies

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From the program: Fundamentals of Delaware Limited Liability Companies

Released on: May. 18, 2015

Taken from the briefing Fundamentals of Delaware Limited Liability Companies recorded May, 2015 in New York. During little more than two decades, the Delaware limited liability company (LLC) has become one of the most commonly used forms of business entity. The great flexibility offered by the Delaware LLC Act enables parties to form entities tailored precisely to their needs, avoiding entity-level income tax yet shielding owners from entity-level ...

Getting the Engagement Letter Right

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From the program: Getting the Engagement Letter Right

Released on: Oct. 28, 2014

Taken from the briefing Getting the Engagement Letter Right recorded October, 2014 in New York. When risk managers audit a law practice for legal malpractice risk, they often look first to see if every file contains an executed engagement letter, retainer letter, or fee contract. These documents are some of the most reliable indicators of whether a law practice has systems in place to effectively reduce the risks of malpractice claims in a modern-day ...

Green Bonds and Social Impact Investing

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From the program: Green Bonds and Social Impact Investing

Released on: Feb. 27, 2015

Taken from the briefing Green Bonds and Social Impact Investing recorded February, 2015 in New York. Many investors are increasingly seeking to align their financial goals with their social objectives. Various legal entity structures have evolved, such as benefit corporations. Similarly, certain financial instruments have developed that may be structured in order to align financial and social goals. An example of these trends can be seen in ...

Hot Potatoes! Update on Handling Underfunded ERISA Pensions

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From the program: Hot Potatoes! Update on Handling Underfunded ERISA Pensions

Released on: Dec. 31, 2014

Taken from the briefing Hot Potatoes! Update on Handling Underfunded ERISA Pensions recorded December, 2014 in New York. For many employers, ERISA pension underfunding can be hard to live with:  Congress recently gave plan sponsors a cash flow break by relaxing the rules on required funding contributions -- but those interest-bearing liabilities are still there, grinding away.  Meanwhile, the federal pension guarantor, PBGC, often ...

Hype or Help? How Can Alternative Fee Arrangements Add Demonstrable Value to Your Practice and Your Clients? (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 3, 2012

This program has expired for credit in many states. Please check the credit calculator to the right. No certificate will be issued if credit has expired in your state.Taken from the briefing Hype or Help? How Can Alternative Fee Arrangements Add Demonstrable Value to Your Practice and Your Clients? recorded June 2012.The discussion of AFA's (aka alternative fee arrangements or value-based fees), is no longer a discussion of "alternatives" ...

Insider Trading in the Wake of United States v. Newman & Chiasson

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From the program: Insider Trading in the Wake of United States v. Newman & Chiasson

Released on: Jan. 20, 2015

Taken from the briefing Insider Trading in the Wake of United States v. Newman & Chiasson recorded January, 2015 in New York. On December 10, 2014, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a unanimous decision acquitting accused insider traders, Anthony Chiasson and Todd Newman. After his December 2012 conviction, Mr. Chiasson appealed the District Court’s failure to charge the jury that it was required to find that Mr. Chiasson ...

Inside the U.S. Black Box: CFIUS National Security Reviews of Foreign Acquisitions 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 2, 2014

Taken from the briefing Inside the U.S. Black Box: CFIUS National Security Reviews of Foreign Acquisitions recorded June, 2014.Global capital is on the move again, and United States businesses continue to attract foreign purchasers and investors. The pace of U.S. M&A has picked up substantially in recent months. Many of the deals involve companies with sensitive national-security issues and foreign buyers. Transactions are more complex. There ...

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