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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) ...

Basics of Export Controls 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Dec. 3, 2013

Taken from the briefing Basics of Export Controls 2013 recorded November, 2013.U.S. and multinational corporations are increasingly affected by the range of U.S. laws and regulations governing international trade. The Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the State Department's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) each plays an important role in administering ...

Basics of the Federal Election Campaign Act 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 2, 2013

Taken from the briefing Basics of the Federal Election Campaign Act 2013 recorded September, 2013.In just one hour, this briefing will provide you with a summary of federal candidate and PAC campaign law, as regulated by the Federal Election Campaign Act and administered by the Federal Election Commission’s Regulations and Disclosure Rules.Lecture Topics  [Total Time: 01:06:18] Contribution definitions, limits, and prohibitions Expenditures ...

Brazil's New Anti-Corruption Law: Overview and Analysis 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Dec. 3, 2013

Taken from the briefing Brazil's New Anti-Corruption Law: Overview and Analysis recorded November, 2013. While the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is relatively old news, the U.S. government continues to enforce the law vigorously.  There is no sign that will abate.  Further complicating many companies' international business is the fact that other countries are rewriting - and modifying enforcement of - their own anti-corruption laws.  ...

Career Moves and the Experienced Attorney: Building Relationships, Job Search Strategy and Common Interview Mistakes 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jun. 12, 2013

There will be NO CLE CREDIT for this briefing.Taken from the briefing Career Moves and the Experienced Attorney: Building Relationships, Job Search Strategy and Common Interview Mistakes recorded May, 2013.The good news is that the legal marketplace is dynamic; the bad news is that it is ever-changing and uncertain. Frequent job changes and career shifts are going to become part of every legal career.  This program is geared to experienced ...

CFPB's Responsible Business Conduct: Scope and Application 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Sep. 25, 2013

Taken from the briefing CFPB's Responsible Business Conduct: Scope and Application recorded September, 2013. Over the summer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued important new guidance on the factors it will consider in exercising its enforcement discretion.  CFPB Bulletin 2013-06,  Responsible Business Conduct:  Self-Policing, Self-Reporting, Remediation, and Cooperation provides details on the four factors used to ...

CFPB Finalizes June 2013 Amendments and Clarifications to Mortgage Rules (Audio-only)

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Released on: Dec. 3, 2013

Taken from the briefing CFPB Finalizes June 2013 Amendments and Clarifications to Mortgage Rules recorded November, 2013. On September 13, 2013, in response to questions and suggestions from industry participants, the CFPB finalized amendments and clarifications to its January 2013 mortgage rules.  The amendments, which were originally proposed in June 2013, principally address concerns raised with respect to the mortgage servicing and ...

Chapter 9 - Recent and Possible Future Developments in Chapter 9 in Light of the Detroit, Jefferson County, Stockton and Other Cases 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 22, 2013

Taken from the briefing Chapter 9 - Recent and Possible Future Developments in Chapter 9 in Light of the Detroit, Jefferson County, Stockton and Other Cases recorded October, 2013.While the country has not been beset by the flood of municipality bankruptcies that some have predicted, during the last five years, Detroit, Jefferson County, Alabama, and three significant California cities (populations of approximately 300,000, 215,000 and 130,000) ...

Combination Therapies, Pharma Claiming Strategies, and the CAFC 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 30, 2013

Taken from the briefing Combination Therapies, Pharma Claiming Strategies, and the CAFC recorded October, 2013.This lecture, presented by Brian C. Trinque, Ph.D., a partner in the Boston office of Lathrop & Gage LLP, provides a summary of the most recent Federal Circuit cases pertaining to patents claiming combination therapy treatments.  When these cases are considered collectively, they provide important insight into effective patent specification ...

Delaware's Corporation and Alternative Entity Laws: 2013 Amendments You Must Know About (Audio-only)

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Released on: Sep. 24, 2013

Taken from the briefing Delaware's Corporation and Alternative Entity Laws: 2013 Amendments You Must Know About recorded September, 2013.The Delaware General Corporation Law and Delaware’s alternative entity statutes are amended periodically to keep them current and maintain their preeminence.  This year is no exception.  Numerous amendments have been enacted in 2013.  The amendments are relevant to lawyers with transactional ...

How to Start - and Succeed - at Pro Bono 2013 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Nov. 7, 2013

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this Free Briefing.Taken from the briefing How to Start - and Succeed - at Pro Bono recorded October, 2013. Sure, you know pro bono is a good idea, and brings many benefits to you, your firm, and the clients you serve.  But where do you start?  How do you know what work is available, and what would be interesting?  What work would fit best with your career goals, your time commitments, ...

Immigration After Windsor: Benefits, Pitfalls, and Open Questions for Lesbian and Gay Immigrant Families in a Post-DOMA World 2013 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Nov. 6, 2013

This is a free one-hour briefing in recognition of National Pro Bono Celebration Week!Taken from the briefing Immigration After Windsor: Benefits, Pitfalls, and Open Questions for Lesbian and Gay Immigrant Families in a Post-DOMA World recorded October, 2013.On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court declared Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, opening a path to immigration benefits for same-sex families for the first time ...

International Implications of the JOBS Act Amendments Eliminating the Prohibition on General Solicitation and General Advertising Under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D and Rule 144A (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 3, 2013

Taken from the briefing International Implications of the JOBS Act Amendments Eliminating the Prohibition on General Solicitation and General Advertising Under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D and Rule 144A recorded September, 2013. Experts will lead a panel and discuss the SEC’s newly-adopted and amended rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) that allow “general solicitation” and “general advertising” in private placements ...

Lateral Hiring in the New Normal: What Partner Candidates Should Expect 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Dec. 4, 2013

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. Taken from the briefing Lateral Hiring in the New Normal: What Partner Candidates Should Expect recorded November, 2013.While law firms continue to bring in lateral partners at a high level, studies show that law firm leaders are reporting mixed results in these efforts. As a result, firms are beginning to become even more rigorous in evaluating lateral partner candidates. In this Briefing, ...

Life Sciences M&A: You are Not Buying Widgets - Special Considerations that You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Life Sciences Companies or Assets 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Mar. 27, 2013

Taken from the briefing Life Sciences M&A: You are Not Buying Widgets - Special Considerations that You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Life Sciences Companies or Assets recorded March, 2013. Handling an acquisition or divestiture deal involving pharmaceutical products, biologics, medical devices, diagnostics or the like can be challenging. These deals often involve critical intellectual property and complex regulatory assets and/or third party ...

Mentoring: The Best Kept Secret to Success in the Recovery 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Mar. 18, 2013

There will be no CLE credit for this briefing. Taken from the briefing Mentoring: The Best Kept Secret to Success in the Recovery recorded March, 2013. Mentoring has not been a priority in many law firms during the recent years of economic turbulence and rapid change. Yet it is an essential investment in legal talent because firms cannot function or survive without well-prepared and confident associates to meet current and future client needs, ...

New York State Department of Financial Services - Recent Initiatives in Consumer Protection and Capital Markets 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 24, 2013

Taken from the briefing New York State Department of Financial Services - Recent Initiatives in Consumer Protection and Capital Markets recorded October, 2013.The New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) was formed in October 2011, merging the former state banking and insurance departments into a dynamic new regulatory agency. Two senior executives from DFS will speak about some of the groundbreaking work their divisions have been pursuing ...

PLI's Patent Briefing Series: Patent Eligibility in an Unsettled Time 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Nov. 18, 2013

Taken from the briefing PLI's Patent Briefing Series: Patent Eligibility in an Unsettled Time recorded November, 2013.Ten years ago if you said that patent eligibility would become one of the most important, hotly debated issues in the patent field everyone would have thought you simply didn’t know what you were talking about. Five years ago some may have seen issues percolating that would raise an eyebrow, but certainly most thought the Supreme Court ...

Private Fund Sales and Marketing: A Conversation with Senior Staff from the SEC Division of Trading and Markets 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 10, 2013

Taken from the briefing Private Fund Sales and Marketing: A Conversation with Senior Staff from the SEC Division of Trading and Markets recorded September, 2013. David Blass, Chief Counsel of the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets at the SEC, gave a speech in April 2013 before a group of lawyers at the American Bar Association about potential broker-dealer issues that may arise when private funds use internal marketing and sales teams or external ...

Risk Management for In-House Counsel 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Nov. 19, 2013

Taken from the briefing Risk Management for In-House Counsel recorded November, 2013.In recent years, in-house counsel simultaneously have assumed greater responsibility for corporate risk management even as law enforcement agencies have focused increasingly on holding in-house counsel responsible for corporate risk management failures. This Briefing explores the challenges faced by in-house legal departments in managing these new responsibilities ...

SEC Forecasts an Increase in Whistleblower Cases and Awards - How Do You Ensure the Effectiveness of Your Compliance Program? (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 16, 2013

Taken from the briefing SEC Forecasts an Increase in Whistleblower Cases and Awards - How Do You Ensure the Effectiveness of Your Compliance Program? recorded October, 2013.The SEC recently announced the second-ever Dodd-Frank whistleblower award. Based on data released by the SEC after the first full year of the new Dodd-Frank whistleblower program, as well as recent remarks by an SEC official, an increasing number of awards are expected ...

"Tightening the Chokehold" - An Overview of Enhanced OFAC Sanctions and Enforcement 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Mar. 20, 2013

Taken from the briefing "Tightening the Chokehold" - An Overview of Enhanced OFAC Sanctions and Enforcement recorded March, 2013. The United States has ratcheted up its pressure on bad-actor states- Iran, in particular - through a series of enactments that strengthen sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”). In the words of one Congresswoman, this legislation “seeks to tighten the chokehold . . . ...

Update on CA Penal Code 1170.9 for Veterans 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Feb. 27, 2013

Taken from the briefing Update on CA Penal Code 1170.9 for Veterans recorded February, 2013.Learn about the restorative relief now available to veterans under subdivision (h) of the California Penal Code 1170.9, effective as of January 1, 2013!Under Penal Code 1170.9, where a veteran alleges and the court concludes that a veteran committed a criminal offense as a result of sexual trauma, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance ...

Wisdom of Crowds: A Review of the Proposed Crowdfunding Regulatory Framework 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Dec. 6, 2013

Taken from the briefing Wisdom of Crowds: A Review of the Proposed Crowdfunding Regulatory Framework recorded November, 2013.In October, the Securities & Exchange Commission approved proposed rules implementing the JOBS Act mandate to create an exemption from registration for certain crowdfunded offerings.  The proposal, which was long-awaited, outlines a very detailed framework for issuers that intend to take advantage of these offerings ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Jan Witold Baran

Jan Witold Baran ~ Wiley Rein LLP

Kenneth A. Gross

Kenneth A. Gross ~ Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Chip Nielsen

Chip Nielsen ~ Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni LLP