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Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 2, 2014

Taken from the briefing Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? recorded September, 2014.In 2012, President Obama vetoed the acquisition of windfarms in Oregon by Ralls Corporation, an American company owned and controlled by two senior officials of the Sany Group, a Chinese corporation, based on their proximity to a sensitive military installation. Ralls ...

Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Oct. 2, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Ralls Corporation versus Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that ...

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014 -- Specialty Areas: A. International Aspects B. Intellectual Property

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

Recorded on: Jun. 9, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014 recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:30:49]Specialty Areas: A. International Aspects B. Intellectual Property  [01:30:49]A. International Aspects [45 minutes] Special diligence concerns, including FCPA, AML, tax and labor issues Structuring to acquire (and perhaps later sell) a non-U.S. company Common drafting pitfalls when non-U.S. laws ...

Adjusting Your American Advertising Campaign for the International Stage

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Recorded on: May. 21, 2014

RANDI W. SINGER: While everybody's getting settled, here, I'm going to go ahead and start introducing them. So now we're going to talk about adjusting your American advertising campaign for the international stage. Because increasingly, nobody bothers to put together an amazing campaign if it's only going to be the Americas, because brands are increasingly global, and the internet is, obviously, a global medium. So what we want to talk about is, how ...

Adjusting Your American Advertising Campaign for the International Stage

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Recorded on: Jun. 5, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014 Recorded June, 2014 in New YorkAdjusting Your American Advertising Campaign for the International Stage [01:02:36] In an increasingly mobile world, your ad campaign needs to be able to transcend international borders. How can you internationalize your advertising campaign? What are the major differences between European advertising law and US advertising law? What are the problem ...

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014 -- Global Concerns and Third Party Compliance

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From the program: Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

Recorded on: Oct. 8, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014 recorded October 2014 in New York. Global Concerns and Third Party Compliance [01:01:33] Helplines and investigations around the globe How to avoid having your program be too “U.S.-centric” Impact of non-US employment and privacy laws on global compliance programs Dealing with different ethical standards Identifying the risks ...

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2014 -- International Licensing - Europe

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From the program: Advanced Licensing Agreements 2014

Recorded on: Feb. 4, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Licensing Agreements 2014 recorded January, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [00:59:30]International Licensing - Europe  [00:59:30]  Similarities and differences between domestic and European licensing Common pitfalls for U.S. lawyers doing European deals Local law issues to be aware of Cultural issues in European transactionsThe purchase price of this segment includes the following ...

Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free) -- Special Populations: Immigrants

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From the program: Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free)

Recorded on: Aug. 4, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations recorded August, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:18:06]Special Populations: Immigrants  [01:18:06] Eligibility Language Access Special budgeting issues and challenges in lifting sanctions Sponsor liability The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online: Immigrant ...

Advocacy in International Arbitration

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Recorded on: Jun. 14, 2013

JOHN FELLAS: So let me just quickly introduce-- well, while they're coming up-- the members of the next panel, and three of them are not as advertised, and one of them's changed firms. So it's interesting that this is the panel on advocacy, where three people we lost because they're too busy to be here. The one who has been a constant is Olie Armas, a partner at Hogan Lovells here in New York. That's recent. The newcomers are David Arias, who kindly ...

Advocacy in Interntional Arbitration

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Recorded on: Mar. 13, 2012

JOHN FELLAS: OK. So we're going to begin our next panel. And that's on advocacy in international arbitration. Now advocacy is at the heart of what we do as dispute resolution lawyers. But what is effective in one context is not necessarily effective in another. What might be persuasive to a US jury may not be so persuasive to a French arbitrator. And what might persuade a French arbitrator may not persuade a Mexican arbitrator. Now our next panel ...

A Masterclass in Foreign Trust Taxation and Planning

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Recorded on: Apr. 24, 2014

Taken from the Web Program International Estate & Tax Planning 2014 Recorded April, 2014 in New YorkA Masterclass in Foreign Trust Taxation and Planning [02:00:45] Are foreign trusts still relevant in international tax and estate planning ? Foreign trusts and domestic trusts: a comparison of tax and non-tax definitions Taxation of foreign trusts and their beneficiaries Classification of foreign trusts as grantor trusts or complex trusts ...

Antitrust Considerations in International Deals

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Recorded on: Jul. 12, 2013

JOHN DU: All right, thank you. We are going to move to the next panel, which is antitrust. We have talked about how to do due diligence in the emerging markets as well as on negotiations. And antitrust is one of the primary concerns in structuring a deal. So today, we have three panelists here. And all of them are M&A lawyers with a focus, for Janet and Mariana, in antitrust. So today, I'm going to introduce the speakers first. And then we'll ...

Antitrust Considerations in International Deals

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

MAURIZIO LEVI-MINZI: So our next topic is antitrust considerations in international deals. And to talk about that, we have speakers if you have already met earlier today, so I don't need to do extensive introduction but we have again Yingling from Junhe firm in China, Ben Newland from King & Spalding in Dubai and we have Amadeu Ribeiro, from New York-- I should say rather than Sao Paolo. Anyway, so antitrust. Well, antitrust clearances are often ...

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2014

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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 ...

Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics -- What Lawyers Need to Know About International Antitrust Law

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

Recorded on: May. 8, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics recorded May, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:58:48]What Lawyers Need to Know About International Antitrust Law  [00:58:48] Growth in antitrust laws around the world Convergence in multinational merger review Internationalization of cartel enforcement and converging leniency policies Evolving standards for dominant firms Differences ...

Arbitration Around the World

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Recorded on: Jun. 14, 2013

JOHN FELLAS: OK, and welcome back. We will now resume. Having begun with arbitration in the United States, we're now going to branch out to some parts of the rest of the world. And obviously, we can't deal with all of the rest of the world. And any choice of country is going to inevitably be random. We do have distinguished arbitration practitioners from across the world, from four continents, in fact-- as far east as Japan, as far south as Brazil, ...

International Arbitration 2014

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From the program: International Arbitration 2014

Released on: Jun. 23, 2014

If your company or client has a dispute arising out of a contract with a foreign party, international arbitration represents the best method of resolving that dispute. International arbitration provides a neutral forum to resolve the dispute and a robust mechanism for enforcing a subsequent award. The resolution of international business disputes through arbitration raises issues that are simply not present in the litigation context. In many ways, ...

Asylum and Related Relief

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Recorded on: Mar. 27, 2012

CYRUS MEHTA: So while the panelists setting up I'm going to introduce the panel to all of you. It's a great panel. All the panels are great but we are really fortunate to have three leading experts. And the previous panel spoke about grounds of inadmissibility and removeability. And this panel will talk about relief when someone's put into removal proceedings. And the first speaker on this panel is Anwen Hughes. She helps overseas human rights first ...

Asylum and Related Relief

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Recorded on: Mar. 15, 2013

CYRUS D. MEHTA: OK, so we'll get moving with the next panel. We spoke about how people get into removal and deportation proceedings. This panel will generally speak about how people can seek relief from removal and deportation. And just relief in general, because asylum can be sought even administratively outside the removal context. So we do have a great panel. And it's going to be a long panel-- 1 hour, 15 minutes. Each speaker will have 25 minutes ...

Basic Immigration Law 2014

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From the program: Basic Immigration Law 2014

Released on: Mar. 27, 2014

This program will explain the basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and discuss current developments and trends, including a legislative update on immigration reform.Lecture Topics  [Total time 07:03:29]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Opening Remarks and Introduction* [00:06:19]Cyrus D. Mehta Overview of the U.S. Immigration System, Current Trends and Ethical Issues ...

Avoiding Missteps in Multi-Country Outsourcing - Part 2

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Recorded on: Nov. 4, 2011

SPEAKER 1: Multi-country Sourcing. I turn it over to Mike and Ross. ROSS E. McKEAN: Well, thank you everyone. I'll make a start for this session. And in terms of what we're trying to cover at the part two, we're going to do a deeper dive into what non-US laws that can derail sourcing, process and deadlines. And there are lots of laws that can derail sourcing, process, and deadlines. So I'm going to pick two which tend to be the more problematic, ...

Avoiding Missteps in Multi-Country Outsourcing - Part I

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Recorded on: Nov. 4, 2011

JOHN F. DELANEY: OK. Welcome to day two of the PLI Outsourcing Conference. And we're going to kick it off this morning with a presentation on avoiding missteps in multi-country outsourcing. And we're very fortunate to have two of the leading experts in this area to speak to us on this subject. It's going to be a co-presentation. Sitting immediately to Bill's right is Michael Mensik. Michael is one of the co-chairs of this program. He's also a partner ...

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2014: Current Developments -- Cross-Border Insolvencies and Chapter 15

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From the program: Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2014: Current Developments

Recorded on: May. 1, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2014: Current Developments recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:02:08]Cross-Border Insolvencies and Chapter 15  [01:02:08] Chapter 15 - Vitro, Bear Stearns, Basis, SPhinX Concurrent, same entity, cross-border cases Foreign main and non-main proceedings Challenging recognition and enforcing controversial foreign plans Section 109 eligibility ...

Basics of Export Controls 2014

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Recorded on: Dec. 2, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Basics of Export Controls 2014 recorded December, 2014 in New York. U.S. and multinational corporations are increasingly affected by the range of U.S. laws and regulations governing international trade. The Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the State Department's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) each plays an ...

Basics of International Taxation 2014 (New York City)

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From the program: Basics of International Taxation 2014

Released on: Aug. 5, 2014

In a global business, the tax laws of the United States may impact transactions regardless of where the transactions take place. A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals.This year’s program was be led by international tax experts and feature a substantially revised schedule including new sessions on outbound investments, IRS reporting requirements ...

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Kevin J. Ryan

Kevin J. Ryan ~ Managing Director, Global Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

David G. Keyko

David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Alyssa A. Grikscheit

Alyssa A. Grikscheit ~ Sidley Austin LLP