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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 ...

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 ...

Daubert Practice 2013: How to Avoid Getting Sliced by Cutting-Edge Developments in Expert Witness Challenges

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From the program: Daubert Practice 2013: How to Avoid Getting Sliced by Cutting-Edge Developments in Expert Witness Challenges

Released on: Oct. 7, 2013

This illuminating seminar is presented by highly experienced Daubert practitioners who have litigated Daubert and similar issues under state law in federal and state courts throughout the country. Their insights into how Daubert challenges should be prepared, executed, and argued will assist counsel in developing and deploying effective Daubert strategies in any case where the admissibility of expert witness opinion testimony is likely to be challenged.Lecture ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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) ...

California Employment Law Update 2013

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From the program: California Employment Law Update 2013

Released on: Sep. 24, 2013

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 ...

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' ...

ADA and Mental Disorders: Employee Threats and Violence, Employer Assessments and Accommodations

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Recorded on: Oct. 28, 2013

ZACHARY FASMAN: Well, good morning everyone. Welcome back. Hope you had a good night last night. I see a bunch of empty seats here. Those are the people who really got a good night, I guess. They'll wander in, one way or another. A couple of housekeeping announcements. After this session, which is going to be for-- I better check this. I was messing this up yesterday-- for an hour. We will not break. We will go immediately to litigating employment ...

Employment Law Institute 2013

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From the program: Employment Law Institute 2013

Released on: Nov. 5, 2013

Our annual Employment Law Institute 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 enforcement agency officials who share their ...

Addressing Disputes Over Stockholder Meetings

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Recorded on: Jul. 11, 2013

A. THOMPSON BAYLISS: So name that judge who said the following, "I'm just going to confess out loud that I have reached the point in my career of what I will call 'disclosure fatigue.' That is the struggle that the court goes through to try to figure out what information, about a target's financial advisor's analysis, needs to be disclosed to stockholders." Well everybody's voting. I'll just ask the panel, who here suffers from disclosure ...

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts (Free)

Released on: Aug. 23, 2013

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in a 12-month period, 26.2% of American adults will have a diagnosable mental disorder, and 5.8% will have a mental illness classified as severe. The prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system and some areas of the civil legal system is even higher.  This timely program will focus on the intersection of individuals living with mental illness and ...

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2014

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From the program: Advanced Deposition Techniques 2014

Released on: Feb. 4, 2014

Depositions provide a unique forum to put forth your best case and get a glimpse at your adversary’s evidence. Whether you’ve done one deposition or 100, you need to be prepared to handle the special situations that arise and know how to identify and exploit the opportunities that exist.  This program covers a range of topics and scenarios that can challenge even the most seasoned litigators.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and deposition ...

Advanced Deposition Tools, Skills and Challenges for the Modern Age

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Recorded on: Feb. 2, 2012

LAURIE GILBERTSON: Good morning. My name is Laurie Gilbertson. I'm a program attorney here with PLI. I'd like to welcome you to Advanced Deposition Techniques 2012. It's my pleasure to introduce to you the co-chairs of today's program, David Balabanian and Kimo Peluso. David is the co-chair of Bingham McCutchen's Financial Institutions Litigation Group. He has taught more than 150 continuing legal education courses. And he's written extensively on ...

Advanced Deposition Tools, Skills and Challenges for the Modern Age

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Recorded on: Jan. 29, 2013

SUSAN DICICCO: Good morning, everyone. I'm Susan DiCicco, and with me today is Rich Marooney and Todd Marcus. Let me briefly introduce them. Rich Marooney, on my far right, is a partner in King & Spalding's Business Litigation group here in New York. He specializes in complex litigation in the financial services and energy industries. And he's head of the firm's financial services practice. And he's tried numerous cases in federal and New York ...

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