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Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics -- Class Actions for Antitrust Violators - Recent Developments

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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  [01:14:39]Class Actions for Antitrust Violators - Recent Developments  [01:14:39] Certification issues in light of Supreme Court cases Settlement issues in light of new scrutiny by courts of appeal Class actions in antitrust - direct and indirect purchasers; is pass-on still with us? Class ...

Appellate Advocacy 2014 -- Effective and Persuasive Brief Writing

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From the program: Appellate Advocacy 2014

Recorded on: May. 9, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Appellate Advocacy 2014 recorded May, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:59:46]Effective and Persuasive Brief Writing  [00:59:46] Practical suggestions for brief-writing: Question presented, introduction, statement of case , statement of facts, summary of argument and argument The “Golden Rules” of written argument Cate Stetson, Richard B. Rosenthal The purchase price of this segment includes ...

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know -- Anatomy of the Balance Sheet

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From the program: Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Recorded on: May. 15, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know recorded May, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [02:02:20]Anatomy of the Balance Sheet  [02:02:20] The elements of a balance sheet - assets, liabilities and stockholders’ equity and their significance What to look for when reading a balance sheet Current assets, such as cash, receivables, inventories, investments ...

Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 -- Fund Litigation

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From the program: Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014

Recorded on: Apr. 24, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:01:08]Fund Litigation  [01:01:08] Private rights of action: who can – and can’t – sue Disclosure cases Excessive fees – how the courts have interpreted the “reasonable” requirement Recent developments and the future of fund litigation The purchase price of this segment ...

Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance -- eDiscovery and Litigation Issues

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From the program: Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

Recorded on: Jun. 10, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance recorded June, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [00:59:25]eDiscovery and Litigation Issues  [00:59:25] Planning for litigation – key considerations overview: preservation, collection, identification, review, and production Potential litigation pitfalls Preservation obstacles and practical solutions Addressing issues associated with ”custody ...

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014 -- "Don't Get Mad, Get Even": Retaliation Claims

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From the program: Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014

Recorded on: Jun. 19, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014 recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:59:06]"Don't Get Mad, Get Even": Retaliation Claims  [00:59:06] Review of new whistleblower laws Advice to clients concerning use of anonymous hotlines – from employer and employee perspectives Inappropriate social media postings – is discipline retaliation? Evolving judicial views of constructive discharge ...

Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies -- Enforcement Priorities

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From the program: Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies

Recorded on: Apr. 29, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:53:43]Enforcement Priorities  [01:53:43] Individuals/entities or both Remedies: What to expect Interagency coordination and competition Regulation by enforcement or general deterrence The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available ...

Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between -- Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Actions

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From the program: Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between

Recorded on: Apr. 25, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:01:04]Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Actions [01:01:04] The plaintiffs’ perspective: investigating the claim and filing the complaint The defendants’ perspective: analyzing the potential motion ...

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014 -- The Plaintiff's Side

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From the program: Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014

Recorded on: May. 21, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014 recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:01:07]The Plaintiff's Side  [01:01:07] Where does the class action bar see its opportunities going forward? Is technological change in advertising creating legal risk? Plaintiff’s lawyers and regulators: Are they cooperating/collaborating? Should they be? The purchase price of this segment includes the following ...

Internal Investigations 2014 -- Regulators Roundtable

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From the program: Internal Investigations 2014

Recorded on: Jun. 27, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Internal Investigations 2014 recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:29:30]Regulators Roundtable  [01:29:30] The regulators’ perspectives on internal investigations Disclosing the investigation to regulators: why, when and how Regulators’ perspectives on how companies navigate whistleblower issues; has Dodd-Frank changed how regulators are handling these issues and what they expect from companies? ...

International Employment Law 2014 -- Corporate Counsel Roundtable: Key Problems Facing International Employers

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From the program: International Employment Law 2014

Recorded on: Jun. 11, 2014

Taken from the Web Program International Employment Law 2014 recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:03:20]Corporate Counsel Roundtable: Key Problems Facing International Employers  [01:03:20] Complying with data privacy requirements in the global context- Living “in the Clouds” - Data breach notification requirements - Cybersecurity - BYOD policies - Social media and recruitment Use of background checks Fatigue management ...

M&A Litigation 2014 -- Aiding and Abetting Claims in M&A Litigation

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From the program: M&A Litigation 2014

Recorded on: Jun. 27, 2014

Taken from the Web Program M&A Litigation 2014 recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:57:33]Aiding and Abetting Claims in M&A Litigation  [00:57:33] What are aiding and abetting claims and why do they exist? Why do plaintiffs bring aiding and abetting claims? Who are the usual targets of aiding and abetting claims? How dangerous are aiding and abetting claims? The implications of the Court of Chancery’s ...

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2014 -- Civil Trial Practice - The Trial

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From the program: New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2014

Recorded on: May. 28, 2014

Taken from the Web Program New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2014 Recorded May 2014 in New YorkLecture TopicCivil Trial Practice - The Trial [01:34:04] Trial Preparation - the 90 days before trial Motions in limine, evidence, stipulations Bench or jury trials Opening and closing statements Presentation of evidence and witness Post-trial motions Review of significant cases The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the ...

Pension Plan Investments 2014: Current Perspectives -- ERISA Litigation Review

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From the program: Pension Plan Investments 2014: Current Perspectives

Recorded on: Apr. 3, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Pension Plan Investments 2014: Current Perspectives recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:01:51]ERISA Litigation Review  [01:01:51] Current DOL enforcement and litigation issues Summary of case law developments The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online: Fiduciary Litigation Under ERISA (December 1, 2013)Robert N. Eccles, ...

Pocket MBA Summer 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals -- Legal and Accounting Perspectives on Financial Improperties, Reporting Irregularities and Fraud

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From the program: Pocket MBA Summer 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Recorded on: May. 7, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Pocket MBA Summer 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals recorded May, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [01:03:30]Legal and Accounting Perspectives on Financial Improperties, Reporting Irregularities and Fraud  [01:03:30] The “dark side” of earnings management: the “what,” “how” and “why” of improper manipulation of earnings and results of operations reporting Recent examples of fraud ...

Pretrial Practice 2014 -- Depositions

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From the program: Pretrial Practice 2014

Recorded on: May. 22, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Pretrial Practice 2014 recorded May, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:00:17]Depositions  [01:00:17] Fast track discovery What depositions to take Which witnesses to represent What questions to ask and what not to ask Time limits What potential witnesses may a lawyer contact before a deposition? The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 (Free) -- A Primer on Automobile Fraud

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From the program: Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 (Free)

Recorded on: May. 12, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 recorded May, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [01:02:45]A Primer on Automobile Fraud  [01:02:45]The topic will cover the basic concepts of the representation of consumers, who may have been the victim of automobile dealership fraud/misconduct, including: Review of dealer terminology and practices Common auto dealer sales and financing ...

School Law Institute 2014 (14th Annual) -- Ethical challenges facing school law attorneys

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From the program: School Law Institute 2014 (14th Annual)

Recorded on: Jun. 30, 2014

Taken from the Web Program School Law Institute 2014 (14th Annual) recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:58:05]Ethical challenges facing school law attorneys  [00:58:05] Revisions to the New York State Statement of Client Rights and Responsibilities, and their significance for education attorneys. Unpaid interns and volunteers: when are they deemed employees? Recent case law on interns and volunteers Social media ethical ...

Understanding Employment Law 2014 -- Discrimination Law Basics

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From the program: Understanding Employment Law 2014

Recorded on: Apr. 7, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Understanding Employment Law 2014 recorded March, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:18:02]Discrimination Law Basics  [01:18:02] Federal employment law requirements (e.g.,Title VII, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, and GINA) Federal enforcement mechanisms and EEOC trends: Criminal background checks, credit history, unemployment as a protected class and more Federal and state law trends, including developments in ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
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