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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 ...

Crying for Argentina: U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Foreign Sovereign Judgment Enforcement Immunity

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2014

Taken from the briefing Crying for Argentina: U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Foreign Sovereign Judgment Enforcement Immunity recorded June, 2014.On June 16, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a “double whammy” of sorts to the Republic of Argentina and blows in favor of interpreting the U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) in plaintiffs’ favor. In the case ofRepublic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd., arising from a 2001 Argentine ...

Crying for Argentina: U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Foreign Sovereign Judgment Enforcement Immunity 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 15, 2014

AMY TAUB: Thank you. Hello, my name is Amy Taub and I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Crying for Argentina: US Supreme Court Restricts Foreign Sovereign Judgment Enforcement Immunity. 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 and, time permitting, they will be addressed during ...

Due Diligence and Negotiation Issues in Africa, China, and Russia

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

ALEX HAO: I think this is something that you're never going to see in a World Cup soccer match even in the second half, which is you have six national teams and everybody wins. We'll try to be as interesting for the second half. I know it's been a long mega panel. When Mauricio and I talked about this, we were excited by the idea of splitting this into two panels actually I think for the first time in the many years of history of this particular ...

Due Diligence and Negotiation Issues in the Middle East, Latin America, and India

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

MAURIZIO LEVI-MINZI: The topic on the agenda for the first panel involves the thorniest issues that we confront in cross-border work-- due diligence and negotiation issues. To help us consider these issues, we have an impressive panel. We've actually divided this conversation in two portions-- that first portion will focus on Brazil, India, and the Middle East followed by the second portion when we would talk about China, Russia, and Africa. Let ...

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 ...

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Enforcement

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

ALEX HAO: Now we're on to our second or third panel. And this is very interesting, a huge hot topic. Ethics and corruption enforcement. While the BRICS countries and the emerging markets, these different countries we've been talking about this morning, they do offer tremendous business opportunities. But at the same time, I think it's also evident that they also pose grave risks for corruption and FCPA and other anti-bribery law violations. In addition ...

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014 -- International Searching and Filing Strategies

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From the program: Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014 recorded July, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [00:58:50]International Searching and Filing Strategies  [00:58:50] Seeking protection in different jurisdictions CTM and Madrid Protocol - alternatives to national filings Working with foreign counsel to clear marks Strategies for in-house counsel - What marks should be registered? The purchase ...

Helping Child Migrants: Learn How to Represent Children Who Need Immigration and Family Court Assistance 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 11, 2014

Taken from the briefing Helping Child Migrants: Learn How to Represent Children Who Need Immigration and Family Court Assistance recorded June, 2014.Learn how to volunteer as pro bono counsel for an immigrant child. In the past 8 months, the Customs and Border Protection announced that more than 47,000 children have been apprehended at the Southern border and placed in deportation proceedings. In some of the immigration courts, 12 to 15% of the dockets ...

How to Choose and Work with Local Law Firms

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

ALEX HAO: Well, welcome back. I think we still have some people left here. Good news for you, this is the last panel. So we've done a lot. It's been a long day. And hopefully we still have some very good insights to share with all of you. And this last panel on how to choose and work with local law firms. We're going to have a great panel of experts sharing their first hand experience selecting, working with local counsel in different jurisdictions, ...

Inbound Investments

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

MAURIZIO LEVI-MINZI: Usually the tough one. Everybody had lunch, everybody's feeling a little bit sleepy. But we're going to try to wake you up with some exciting topic. So the focus of our discussion this afternoon is actually on the market that is the hottest and the most interesting one for most countries in the world, and that's the United States of America. There is a great deal of interest in investing here on the part of many companies in BRIC ...

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 ...

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

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

AMY TAUB: My name is Amy Taub and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Inside the US Black Box, CFIUS National Security Reviews of Foreign Acquisitions. 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 you have access to materials for this briefing via the course ...

International Searching and Filing Strategies

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

ANNE HIARING HOCKING: The next program is going to bring us to lunch. We're extremely fortunate to have Christopher George present to us today. He started practice-- I think it was in Chicago-- with Fitch Even. Is that right? CHRISTOPHER E. GEORGE: Correct. ANNE HIARING HOCKING: A boutique firm. He moved on to Morrison & Foerster, a little bit bigger firm in Washington, DC, where he worked for 5 and 1/2 years until Intel snagged him in 2008 ...

Raising Venture Capital Funds: Reach More Limited Partners Using General Solicitation

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Recorded on: Jul. 15, 2014

Taken from the briefing Raising Venture Capital Funds: Reach More Limited Partners Using General Solicitation recorded July, 2014.Under new JOBS Act rules, venture capital funds can now generally solicit and advertise their funds to prospective LPs. This creates new opportunities for funds to talk openly and publicly about their performance and to market themselves to new investors, as well as for the fund industry to enhance transparency ...

Raising Venture Capital Funds: Reach More Limited Partners Using General Solicitation 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 29, 2014

SPEAKER: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Kiran Lingam. KIRAN LINGAM: Thanks, Amy. A quick disclaimer before we get going. The opinions expressed here are solely the opinions of the respective speaker. Nothing herein shall create an attorney client privilege. Seek the advice of a licensed attorney in your jurisdiction before taking any action that may affect your rights. So with that out of the way, I'm honored to be here with ...

Social Media Marketing on a Global Basis

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Recorded on: Jul. 16, 2014

Taken from the briefing Social Media Marketing on a Global Basis recorded July, 2014.Brands are now, more than ever, marketing their products and services on a global basis and are increasingly using social media to do so. Because of the global reach of such marketing platforms, the laws of multiple jurisdictions apply, making compliance difficult. It’s critical for global advertisers to understand the pitfalls when using social media to ...

Social Media Marketing on a Global Basis 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 30, 2014

AMY: Now it is my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Chris Chase. CHRISTOPHER R. CHASE: Thank you, Amy. And good morning or good afternoon for everyone out there listening. First want to thank PLI for putting this together. I really appreciate it. It should be a good webinar. I want to thank all of you attendees for listening as well. So I am a marketing intellectual property attorney with Frankfurt Kurnit here in New York, where I work brands ...

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George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA

George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Katie M. Lachter

Katie M. Lachter ~ Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Alex Hao

Alex Hao ~ Jun He Law Offices