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10b5-1 Trading Plans and Insider Trading Under the Spotlight: Key Issues Companies and Executives Must Consider 2013 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Feb. 7, 2013

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to John Tuttle. JONATHAN TUTTLE: Hello all and welcome and thanks for joining on the call today. What Matt and I are going to talk about really had its most recent origin in some newspaper articles that Matt will discuss later talking about 10b5-1 trading plans and bringing those plans kind of back to the forefront of both the enforcement and the corporate issuer context. I think what we're going ...

31st Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

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From the program: Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (31st Annual)

Released on: Nov. 6, 2014

Section 1983 authorizes the assertion of federal constitutional claims against state and local officials and municipalities. These claims are filed in the courts on an ongoing basis by individuals alleging police misconduct, public employees asserting free speech violations, landowners, licensees, and prisoners, among others. Section 1983 litigation is often complex, raising issues of federal constitutional and federal statutory interpretation, pleadings, ...

Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice and Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund: Recent Supreme Court Decisions and Developments in Securities Litigation 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Apr. 9, 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-- Chadbourne and Parke versus Troice, and Omnicare versus Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund. Recent Supreme Court decisions and Developments in Securities Litigation. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions ...

Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice and Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund: Recent Supreme Court Decisions and Developments in Securities Litigation 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Apr. 9, 2014

Taken from the briefing Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice and Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund: Recent Supreme Court Decisions and Developments in Securities Litigation recorded March, 2014.In the past several years, the Supreme Court has issued a number of decisions that have shaped the contours of securities litigation. The Court’s avid interest in securities cases continues in 2014.Lecture Topics  ...

Daubert - The Practice

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Recorded on: Sep. 24, 2013

NATHAN A. SCHACHTMAN: I could start my narrative with Lord Mansfield in England, in one of the first decisions on expert witnesses, but I'll bring my narrative, for the sake of time, up to the case that involved James Frye who tried to beat a murder rap by using William Marston's blood pressure detection machine, a very early version of the lie detector test. The trial court excluded the blood pressure detection test. And the DC Circuit affirmed ...

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," ...

FTC v. Wyndham and the Future of the FTC's Unfairness Doctrine Applied to Data Breaches 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jun. 17, 2014

Taken from the briefing FTC v. Wyndham and the Future of the FTC's Unfairness Doctrine Applied to Data Breaches recorded June, 2014. In April, a federal district court handed down an opinion in the much-watched FTC v. Wyndham case affirming the FTC’s authority to commence enforcement actions against companies that engage in unfair data security practices. The decision marks the first time a court has ruled on the FTC’s unfairness authority as applied ...

FTC v. Wyndham and the Future of the FTC's Unfairness Doctrine Applied to Data Breaches 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 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 FTC versus Wyndham and the Future of the FTC's Unfairness Doctrine Applied to Data Breaches. 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 ...

Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund - What's the Practical Impact of the Supreme Court's Opinion on Securities Class Actions? (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 16, 2014

AMY TAUB: My name is Amy Taub, and I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Halliburton versus Erica P. John Fund-- What's the Practical Impact of the Supreme Court's Opinion on Securities Class Actions? 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 you have access ...

Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund - What's the Practical Impact of the Supreme Court's Opinion on Securities Class Actions? (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 16, 2014

Taken from the briefing Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund - What's the Practical Impact of the Supreme Court's Opinion on Securities Class Actions? recorded July, 2014.In the final week of its 2013-2014 term, the United States Supreme Court issued its much anticipated ruling in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, declining to overturn the fraud on the market presumption but clarifying how defendants may rebut that presumption at the class certification ...

National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 25, 2014

Taken from the briefing National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? recorded July, 2014.In NLRB v. Noel Canning, the Supreme Court held that President Obama’s recess appointment of three members of the National Labor Relations Board in January, 2012 was not authorized by the Recess Appointments clause of the Constitution, Art. II, §2, Cl. 3. In doing so, the Court effectively ...

National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 25, 2014

AMY TAUB: Thank you. Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a Program Attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, National Labor Relations Board versus Noel Canning; What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? 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 you have ...

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 ...

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 ...

Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and the Roberts Court's Vision of a Post-Racial America 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jun. 3, 2014

AMY TAUB: Thank you. Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing. Schuette versus Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, and the Roberts Court's vision of a Post-Racial America. 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 you have access ...

Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and the Roberts Court's Vision of a Post-Racial America 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Jun. 3, 2014

Taken from the briefing Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and the Roberts Court's Vision of a Post-Racial America recorded May, 2014. In April, the United States Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to Michigan’s statewide ban on race and sex-based affirmative action. Although the vote was 6-2, the ruling produced no majority opinion for the Court. The plurality opinion repudiated the reasoning, but not the results, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sierra Club v. EPA: Clean Air Act Permitting Becomes Even More Complicated and Onerous 2013

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Released on: May. 21, 2013

Taken from the briefing Sierra Club v. EPA: Clean Air Act Permitting Becomes Even More Complicated and Onerous recorded May, 2013.On January 22, 2013, the court in Sierra Club v. EPA, No. 10-1413 (D.C. Cir. Jan. 22, 2013) issued a decision with far reaching implications for sources seeking a Clean Air Act permit under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program. The decision addressed two screening tools – Significant Impact Levels (SILs) ...

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 ...

Accommodation in Practice: Do I Really Have to Pay for Her to Fly First Class?

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Recorded on: Jun. 25, 2012

SPEAKER 1: This panel deals with accommodations, both in disabilities but in other contexts as well. And we're delighted to be able to have an in-house counsel on the panel, Mary Schuette, because in-house counsel are the ones who really are on the front lines of dealing with requests for accommodation and the potential problems at arise out of it. Mary Schuette is vice president of legal services, responsible for the labor relations benefits, workers' ...

Employment Law Institute 2014

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From the program: Employment Law Institute 2014

Released on: Nov. 4, 2014

This annual event combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciary, in-house counsel and government agency representatives who share their perspectives, insights ...

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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker ~ Kaplan & Walker LLP

K. Susan Grafton

K. Susan Grafton ~ K&L Gates LLP

Garner K. Weng

Garner K. Weng ~ Hanson Bridgett LLP