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Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics -- Class Actions for Antitrust Violators—Recent Developments

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From the program: Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics

Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics recorded May, 2015 in New York. Class Actions for Antitrust Violators—Recent Developments [01:15:53] Certification issues in light of recent Supreme Court cases Arbitration and class action waivers Leniency and cooperation with civil prosecutions FTAIA developments Financial benchmark litigation Interlocutory appeals in ...

Appellate Advocacy 2015

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From the program: Appellate Advocacy 2015

Released on: Jun. 16, 2015

Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. You will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes.  You will also hear the "View from the Bench" - what judges find persuasive ...

B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries: Supreme Court Gives New Life to Preclusion in Trademark Proceedings and Other Agency Litigation

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Recorded on: Apr. 14, 2015

Taken from the briefing B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries: Supreme Court Gives New Life to Preclusion in Trademark Proceedings and Other Agency Litigation recorded April, 2015 in New York. On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., No. 13-352, which addressed when a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board may also bind a federal district court, through the ...

B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries: Supreme Court Gives New Life to Preclusion in Trademark Proceedings and Other Agency Litigation

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Recorded on: Apr. 28, 2015

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, B&B Hardware versus Hargis Industries. Supreme Court gives new life to preclusion in trademark proceedings and other agency litigation. Before I 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 ...

Breaking Bad Technology Habits: Email, Social Media and Document Management

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Recorded on: Apr. 30, 2015

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, Breaking Bad Technology Habits-- Email, Social Media, and Document Management. 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 ...

Breaking Bad Technology Habits: Email, Social Media and Document Management

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Recorded on: Apr. 16, 2015

Taken from the briefing Breaking Bad Technology Habits: Email, Social Media and Document Management recorded April, 2015 in New York. The practice of law has gone digital, for better or worse. Technology can make the practice of law easier for attorneys but it also creates a new set of risks. Fortunately, many such risks are foreseeable and avoidable. Even though the paperless law practice is a fairly recent development for attorneys, many ...

Burnout 911: Tools to Thrive in Your Legal Career and Life

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Recorded on: Jun. 9, 2015

Taken from the briefing Burnout 911: Tools to Thrive in Your Legal Career and Life recorded June 2015 in New York. There will be NO CLE credit for this program. Lecture Topics  [01:00:54] Did you know that the average recovery time from burnout is 100 days?  Chronic low energy, frequent colds, sore lower back, anxiety and a general lack of vitality are symptoms of an experience referred to as "burnout".  This 60-minute briefing teaches ...

Burnout 911: Tools to Thrive in Your Legal Career and Life

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Recorded on: Jun. 23, 2015

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, Burnout 911-- Tools to Thrive in your Legal Career and Life. 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 Materials tab ...

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2015

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From the program: New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2015

Released on: Jun. 1, 2015

This program contains 4 NJ Newly Admitted categories for 7.4 hours. They are 2.9 credits of New Jersey Civil or Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), 1.5 credits of New Jersey Basic Estate Planning (NA2), 1.5 credits of New Jersey Family Law Practice (NA4), and 1.5 credits of New Jersey Law Office Management (NA9). This program, in conjunction with , fulfills the  of 15 credits in 5 of 9 Newly Admitted Subject Areas. Satisfy your ...

Class Actions for Antitrust Violators—Recent Developments

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

YVONNE S. QUINN: All right. Welcome back. We're going to finish the afternoon today with a session that's a little bit different than what we've had and I think it will be really interesting. I'm looking forward to it. And it's called, Class Actions for Antitrust Violators-- I represent some of those in class actions. Well, I don't mean they're violators. I just represent them in class actions. So I'm going to learn what I can from this first panel, ...

20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

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From the program: Consumer Financial Services Institute (20th Annual)

Released on: Apr. 21, 2015

2015 will mark the 20th year of this marquee PLI program.  The 2015 Institute will focus on the most current regulatory, enforcement and litigation updates touching on a wide range of consumer financial services, including mortgages, auto finance, credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposit accounts, emerging payment systems, including mobile pay-services and e-wallets, as well as other products and services that are reviving enduring legal concerns ...

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

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Recorded on: Apr. 9, 2015

EMILY V. BURTON: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over Jim Hughes. JAMES P. HUGHES: Good afternoon. Thanks for being with us. I'm going to give a little roadmap of what Emily and I hope to cover this afternoon. We're going to start out with just a quick cursory review of section 204 and 205, the Delaware statutory scheme that we're focusing on today. We're going to talk a little bit about what things the statute does not supplant, such ...

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, ...

Developments in Gender Discrimination Law: “Ch - Ch - Ch- Ch - Changes”

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Recorded on: Jun. 23, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2015 recorded June, 2015 in New York. Developments in Gender Discrimination Law: “Ch - Ch - Ch- Ch - Changes” [01:00:33] Sexual orientation discrimination as gender discrimination – the EEOC’s position Pregnancy discrimination claims as gender claims, and whether Title VII can require accommodations, including the Supreme Court’s ...

Discrimination Claims Arising From Employer Hiring Policies: “Private Eyes are Watching You”

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Recorded on: Jun. 23, 2015

TED: Thank you. And thanks to those who are back on a timely basis in their seats. And I'm sure the others will come in soon. We need to keep to the schedule for CLE credits and the like. By the way, I should note-- and our apologies to people out in the webcast land-- there were a couple of questions that came through during last session, but as a technological matter, they didn't come through to the iPad. I apologize. If we have, after the break, ...

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

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Recorded on: May. 19, 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 resolution ...

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

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Recorded on: Jun. 3, 2015

AMY TAUB: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Hagit Elul. HAGIT ELUL: Good afternoon. Thank you, Amy, for that introduction. Good afternoon, everybody. I am delighted to be here speaking on the topic of drafting dispute resolution clauses. And our title today is "Tips, Considerations, and Pitfalls to Avoid." Just so you know what to expect, the format of today's presentation will be as follows. First, I'm going to do define ...

Effective and Persuasive Brief Writing

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Recorded on: Jun. 4, 2015

JANET SIEGEL: And now it's my pleasure to introduce to you our program chair for this afternoon's program. Mark Harris is a partner and co-head of the appellate practice group at Proskauer Rose. Since joining Proskauer Rose, he's handled dozens of cases in the US Supreme Court and other appellate courts in a variety of areas. He's a former clerk to the US Supreme Court justices John Paul Stevens and Lewis Powell, Jr. And also clerked for Judge Joel ...

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 ...

ERISA Litigation Review

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Recorded on: Apr. 7, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Pension Plan Investments 2015: Current Perspectives recorded March, 2015 in New York. ERISA Litigation Review [00:59:44] Current DOL enforcement initiatives and recent litigation developments, with a focus on: welfare plan cases; and the retail products market Speakers: Shannon Barrett, Karen L. Handorf, Timothy D. Hauser The purchase price of this segment includes the ...

Ethical Issues and Best Practices in Managing New York State Escrow Accounts

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Recorded on: Jun. 22, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts recorded June, 2015 in New York. Ethical Issues and Best Practices in Managing New York State Escrow Accounts [00:58:43] Comprehensive review of Rule 1.15 of the Rules of Professional Responsibility Investigations by the Disciplinary/Grievance Committee Best practices for applying the escrow ethics rules to everyday law firm practice Jeremy S. Garber, ...

Evidence for Everyone (Including Judges)

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Recorded on: May. 7, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Evidence for Everyone (Including Judges) recorded May, 2015 in New York. Listen to The Honorable William G. Young, Judge of the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts for an informal but informative look at how the rules of evidence work today in our federal district courts. Lecture Topics [01:04:15] Hear trial stories illustrating hearsay and the attorney-client privilege; Review and ...

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2015

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From the program: Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2015

Released on: Apr. 2, 2015

Skilled litigators use depositions to gather information, learn about an adversary’s case, and get a close-up look at the performance of potential trial witnesses.  Our faculty of experienced litigators will share their diverse insights and provide practical advice to guide you through every facet of the deposition process and give you the fundamental skills you need when taking and defending depositions. This program will focus on crucial ...

Government Investigations 2015: The Expanding Role of Electronic Information in Investigation and Response

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From the program: Government Investigations 2015: The Expanding Role of Electronic Information in Investigation and Response

Released on: Apr. 6, 2015

In many ways, 2014 was the year that highlighted privacy and security issues involving electronic information. As revelations of massive data breaches and the loss of private information became public, both regulators and corporate entities grappled with the consequences of those revelations and the investigations that followed.  At the same time, regulators and corporations continued to deal with the challenges of the ever-increasing volumes ...

Internal Investigations 2015 -- Regulators Roundtable

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From the program: Internal Investigations 2015

Recorded on: Jun. 26, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Internal Investigations 2015 ecorded June, 2015 in New York. Regulators Roundtable [01:28:57] 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?  ...

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Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia