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Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer: Supreme Court Eschews Moench Presumption, but Recognizes Limitations on Stock-Drop Litigation Under ERISA 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Aug. 11, 2014

Taken from the briefing Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer: Supreme Court Eschews Moench Presumption, but Recognizes Limitations on Stock-Drop Litigation Under ERISA 2014 recorded July, 2014.The Supreme Court has decided the long-awaited case of Dudenhoeffer v. Fifth Third Bank. In Dudenhoeffer, the Court declines to recognize a presumption in favor of the acquisition and holding of company stock under an employee stock ownership plan, or "ESOP," ...

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 ...

SEC v. Obus: Insider Trading and Taking the SEC to Trial 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Aug. 12, 2014

Taken from the briefing SEC v. Obus: Insider Trading and Taking the SEC to Trial 2014 recorded July, 2014. On May 30, 2014, a ten-person jury in the Southern District of New York returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the defendants in SEC v. Obus, one of the longest-running insider trading cases in history. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP represented Nelson Obus, a New York-based hedge fund manager, in the SEC’s trial against him and two co-defendants ...

SEC v. Obus: Insider Trading and Taking the SEC to Trial 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Aug. 12, 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, SEC versus Obus, insider trading, and taking the SEC to trial. 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 ...

From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2014

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From the program: From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2014

Released on: Oct. 13, 2014

From the Trenches is all about the best part of litigation - the trials themselves. The program will focus on critical issues and strategies raised in the most significant white collar, regulatory and civil fraud trials of the prior year. Come inside the courtroom with the litigators on the front line who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC, prominent defense counsel, and federal judges. ...

Accessing Justice: Ethics and Lawsuit Financing in a New Era

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Taken from the Web Program Accessing Justice: Ethics and Lawsuit Financing in a New Era recorded October, 2014 in New York. The expense of bringing a case to trial for attorneys, firms, and the parties themselves can be astronomical. How often in your practice do you reject cases because neither your firm nor the client will be able to shoulder the costs of litigation, particularly in cases that will be complicated or protracted? Have you found ...

Accessing Opportunities for Work - Expungement & Employment Laws

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Recorded on: Aug. 18, 2014

FEMALE SPEAKER: And with that being said, we can move into the first panel of the day, which is Accessing Opportunities for Work-- Expungement and Employment Laws. And I'll begin the panel by introducing our panelists. First we have Eliza Hersh from the East Bay Community Law Center, where she directs the Clean Slate Practice. EBCLC is the East Bay's largest provider of free legal services and a teaching clinic of Berkeley Law School. The Clean Slate ...

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration Following Incarceration 2014

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From the program: Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration Following Incarceration 2014 (Free)

Released on: Aug. 29, 2014

In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and people of color are disproportionately affected.A person with a prior record faces significant ...

ADA and Mental Disabilities:Inquiries, Exams and Accommodations

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Taken from the Web Program Employment Law Institute 2014 recorded October, 2014 in New York. ADA and Mental Disabilities:Inquiries, Exams and Accommodations [01:02:10] Questions, tests and exams pre-offer, post-offer and throughout employment Dealing with “hidden” mental disabilities and cognitive impairments The role of inquiries and psychiatric exams when responding to requests for accommodation The mental ...

ADR Programs in the Workplace

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ZACHARY D. FASMAN: OK, folks, let's get started, again. I saw more people interested in coffee than in Diet Coke out there. That's a bad sign, I guess. Listen, we're approaching the homestretch today. I have to say, that you haven't asked many questions or any questions, during the sessions. That's not deliberate. It's your conference. If you've got something to say, let us here it. We're happy to, like most lawyers, we'll just talk and talk and ...

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

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

Released on: Aug. 15, 2014

Spanish captioning is only available in MP4 ONLY.PLI recently offered training on basic Public Assistance and Food Stamps (SNAP) eligibility. The intricate web of rules for these two programs is further complicated by the fact that there are special rules for certain populations. Immigrants, people who are homeless, and people with disabilities are among the populations who experience various exceptions or modifications of the usual program rules ...

Annual Update of In-House Counsel's Guide to E-Discovery: Everything You Need to Know

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Recorded on: Oct. 7, 2014

MODERATOR: Welcome back. Hope everybody had a good lunch. Continuing our day, we're going to have our annual update of in-house counsel's guide to E-Discovery, everything you need to know-- implications of the fat draft federal rules on corporate and best practices. We'll discuss possession, custody, and control implications of cloud computing, tool sets designed for corporations, manager services, social media's impact, and predictive coding, does ...

Electronic Discovery Institute 2014: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

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From the program: Electronic Discovery Institute 2014: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

Released on: Oct. 14, 2014

This seminar is a must for all practitioners tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirementsThe demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. With nearly every case now involving some aspect of e-discovery, expertise in handling the many issues that can arise is critical. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will: Analyze the current state of e-discovery Share ...

Article 78 Special Proceedings

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Recorded on: Aug. 4, 2014

TANYA WONG: We're ready to resume. We're in the home stretch. We're going to continue on the procedural appeal rights for public assistance recipients. And I am delighted to welcome my colleague at legal services, Miss Sienna Fontaine from our legal services NYC Bronx office. She's going to be talking to you about what can be done post-fair hearing-- after your administrative fair hearing. You've exhausted your administrative remedies, what can you ...

Big Data Across the Atlantic - U.S. and E.U. Perspectives

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Recorded on: Aug. 11, 2014

Taken from the briefing Big Data Across the Atlantic - U.S. and E.U. Perspectives recorded August, 2014.Consumer data is fast becoming a currency in today's digital economy. Global companies increasing rely on such data - and their ability to collect, analyze, and move it around the globe -- to meet their business needs and the needs of their customers. However, they now face a shifting landscape of data protection obligations. Recent developments ...

Big Data Across the Atlantic - U.S. and E.U. Perspectives 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Aug. 19, 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, Big Data Across the Atlantic, US and EU Perspectives. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. Briefing will be one hour in length. Time will not allow for questions, but the speakers would welcome questions following the presentation. Their contact information can be found at the end of the slide deck. Please ...

Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

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From the program: Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

Released on: Sep. 29, 2014

Taught by a faculty of expert practitioners from varied practice areas, this program will teach you real-world skills and knowledge important to your legal practice. In this program, newly admitted Illinois attorneys can also complete their requirement for a Basic Skills Course of no fewer than 6 hours.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:13:44] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Opening ...

California Employment Law Update 2014

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From the program: California Employment Law Update 2014

Released on: Sep. 30, 2014

PLI’s California Employment Law Update addresses the issues confronted by employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk ...

California Trial Advocacy 2014

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From the program: California Trial Advocacy 2014

Released on: Aug. 14, 2014

If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for. In this program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk about the best way to prepare and present a case to a jury. We will cover what you need to do before the trial begins, in limine motions, jury selection, opening statements, witness preparation, direct and cross ...

California Trial Evidence 2014 -- The Use of Character Evidence and Impeachment

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Taken from the Web Program California Trial Evidence 2014 recorded October, 2014 in San Francisco. The Use of Character Evidence and Impeachment [00:59:45] Affirmative evidence of prior crimes or bad acts Impeachment with prior convictions Cross-examination about bad acts for which there has been no conviction Prior inconsistent statements Limiting opposing counsel’s use of character evidence Kevin Barry, ...

Case Management of Complex Class Actions and MDLs

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Taken from the Web Program Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL recorded October, 2014 in San Francisco. Case Management of Complex Class Actions and MDLs [01:00:00] Methods of efficient case management Coordinating complex litigation between state and federal courts Best practices in using special masters and court reference and preparing for ADR proceedings? Michelle A. Childers, Michael ...

Corporate Counsel Institute 2014 -- Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Virtual Assets

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From the program: Corporate Counsel Institute 2014

Recorded on: Oct. 8, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Corporate Counsel Institute 2014 recorded October, 2014 in New York. Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Virtual Assets  [01:00:20] Practical guide to incident response, especially data breaches involving theft of credit card data in an age where stolen card numbers have a mature value in the black market Dealing with service attacks, such as Denial-of-Service or Distributed Denial of Service (or DDoS) attacks, ...

White Collar Crime 2014: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

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From the program: White Collar Crime 2014: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

Released on: Oct. 7, 2014

In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The government’s enforcement agenda is broad and complex, encompassing benchmark ...

Criminal Procedure

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Recorded on: Aug. 1, 2014

ERWIN CHEMERINSKY: So it's the criminal procedure cases at the term. As Leon pointed out this morning, there were 19 criminal law and criminal procedure cases. That's a smaller percentage of the docket than any year in recent memory. And yet some of the criminal procedure cases were quite important. And Sherry and Marty are going to talk about these. MARTIN A. SCHWARTZ: My count said 25% of the cases on the plenary docket were criminal. In past years ...

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