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What's Hot in Design Build?

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Recorded on: Jun. 26, 2014

SPEAKER: Are We good to go? All right. Welcome back, everybody. This is our last presentation before the lunch time break at 12:45. And Suzanne Harness will be our speaker to talk about what's happening in the field design build. We did a bit of a deep dive this morning into the various standard form documents. Now, we're going to step back, take a broader look at some of the stuff that's happening in the field of design built. Suzanne, I think as ...

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

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Recorded on: Jun. 25, 2014

PRESENTER: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Daniel Winterfeldt. DANIEL K. WINTERFELDT: Hi. Welcome, everyone. And thank you for dialing in. And thanks to Edward and Laura for being here with us. The purpose of today's call IS we wanted to kind of check it with the market and talk about the changes that have gone on under the JOBS Act around general solicitation and general advertising, and visit how those rules are impacting or ...

The Customer Relationship

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Recorded on: Jun. 24, 2014

CLIFFORD E. KIRSCH: We are ready to continue. Hope you had a nice lunch. This next session we're going to look at the rules, the framework when broker-dealers deal with customers. Where we are. We've talked about requirements to register as a broker-dealer, how do you register, how do you become a FINRA member. Then we talked about how the SEC, FINRA, state rules fit together and how you navigate the different rules. On this session, we want to work ...

Regulatory Jurisdiction

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Recorded on: Jun. 24, 2014

CLIFFORD E. KIRSCH: Welcome back, everyone. And this next panel is going to look at SEC, FINRA and state jurisdiction. And what we want to do on this panel is give you a better sense of how the regulatory bodies of the SEC, FINRA and the states overlap, speak to one another, deal with one another, to better enable you to sort of regulate the various regulations. And we have a great panel to be able to do that. To my extreme left is David Freeman. ...

Financial Responsibility, Recordkeeping, and Exams

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Recorded on: Jun. 24, 2014

JOHN R. HEWITT: OK. Thank you, Lauren. I appreciate it. And today we're going to talk about record keeping, examinations. And I'm going to throw it over to you, Jack. And he's going to go through net capital and customer protection. And one of our biggest challenges at the latter part of a day like this is to keep you enthused. And one of the ways I find doing that is to mention $10 million. And from the standpoint of what I'm about to talk about, ...

Supervision and Compliance Programs (Legal Ethics)

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Recorded on: Jun. 24, 2014

MARK HAPPE: All right. We are back. Two more panels to go. One, this panel on supervision and compliance programs, and also a wrap-up panel on financial responsibility, record-keeping, and exams. On this session, this panel, we want to focus on a broker-dealer's infrastructure and the requirement that a broker-dealer supervise and also have established and administered a compliance program, what this means from a practical perspective. And very, ...

Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know

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Recorded on: Jun. 23, 2014

CATHERINE L. BROMILOW: Well good afternoon, everyone. And welcome back. I'm Catherine Bromilow, the third co-chair. And it's a pleasure to welcome my financial reporting panel. One of the benefits of getting later in the day is I have fewer people to introduce, because you've already met Don Nicolaisen. You really well know Linda. But I will introduce the new member that you haven't met before, Daghan Or. Daghan is a practice fellow with the Financial ...

Ethical Challenges for Audit Committees and Their Adviors: Look Out the SEC and DOJ are Watching

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Recorded on: Jun. 23, 2014

MICHAEL R YOUNG: Ready. JOHN F OLSON: OK. We're now at the final hour. I'm John Olson. I'm back again. We have some of the panelists we've had before. I think you've met all them except for Peter Beshar, who's on the far end. Peter is the executive vice president and general counsel and various other things at Marsh Incorporated, which is the parent of a lot of things, including the Marsh & McLennan and various other entities, including compensation ...

Risk Management & Compliance: What Audit Committees Need to Know

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Recorded on: Jun. 23, 2014

JOHN F OLSON: Good afternoon. I'm John Olson one of your co-chairs. It's my pleasure to introduce the first of the afternoon panels. I was advised over the lunch break-- a little while ago actually before the last panel. This is actually the second year afternoon panels, I just wasn't here for the first one, sorry-- that we had about 200 people online for this program. So for those of you who are not in the room, greetings once again. This panel ...

"Stayin' Alive": Ethical Aspects of Employment Discrimination Litigation

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Recorded on: Jun. 19, 2014

SPEAKER 1: We are now about to start the ethics program. It's called. "Stayin' Alive," and it's going to be a fun ethics program, which may be unusual. Sitting to my immediate left is Anne Clark, who is a partner at Vladeck, Waldman. She concentrates on employment discrimination and other employment-related matters. She graduated from NYU, and NYU Law School. Prior to joining the firm, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond Pettine ...

"Stairway to Heaven": Religious Accommodation and Discrimination

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Recorded on: Jun. 19, 2014

THEODORE ROGERS: All right, we're ready to begin again. Thank you so much for being seated and being ready to roll. Our next panel, "Stairway to Heaven"-- there's one I remember-- religious accommodation and discrimination. We're fortunate to have with us first on Ann's left, Joyce Dubensky, who's the CEO of Tanenbaum, a nonsectarian, nonprofit organization that promotes mutual respect through practical programs, addressing religious and ...

Disloyalty: Steps to Prevent Breaches of Fiduciary Duties by Employees, Officers, and Directors and What to do When They Occur 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jun. 18, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I am a Program Attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Disloyalty: Steps to Prevent Breaches of Fiduciary Duties by Employees, Officers, and Directors, and What to do When They Occur. 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 ...

The Concept of Old 102(e) Recast as New 102 (a)(2) as Implemented by New 102(d): Effects of Priority Under 119, 120, 121, 365

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Recorded on: Jun. 18, 2014

JOHN M. WHITE: Welcome back. John White here for our wrap-up session this afternoon. A couple of housekeeping things, and then I will go ahead and introduce our material and our next speaker. The housekeeping thing is first for those in the room, please use your iPad to evaluate the course that you've just seen. The evaluations are on there. But also please don't forget to sign out. Your signing out on that enables us to know that you've actually ...

35 USC 103 and the CAFC

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Recorded on: Jun. 18, 2014

JOHN M. WHITE: Now on to Rebecca and 103. REBECCA GOLDMAN RUDICH: OK. Now as we've talked about, I've been doing this piece for John for quite a while. My original piece with prior art was I did 102 (c) and (d), and then eventually graduated into doing some of the obviousness stuff. But I want to refer you on my 102(c), which no longer exists. If you really want an interesting read about adverse statements-- self-serving statements by inventors, ...

Old 102: Is It Really Gone? And, Which Definitions and Practices Carry Over to New 102?

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Recorded on: Jun. 18, 2014

JOHN WHITE: OK. John White here. Welcome back to all those of you out there on the web and all those of you here in the room. Welcome back. I hope you're caffeinated and ready to go. We have more terrific programming ready for you. And I will once again, I have the privilege of introducing our first two speakers of the afternoon and giving you just a little bit of the layout of the afternoon. But fundamentally, we go from now until 3:30, which is ...

Section 103: Inside the PTO - Obviousness Rejection

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Recorded on: Jun. 18, 2014

JOHN M. WHITE: OK. Welcome back. It's 11:15 and I realize that day you're still taking your seats and so forth. And we will encourage you to come and go as long as you don't bother your neighbor kind of a thing. But we're obliged to maintain tight control of our time for CLE requirements, especially for the online component of this. So I apologize it seems like I'm not very courteous when you arrive and depart. I apologize. It's all for CLE requirements. And ...

Post AIA Section 102: The Complete Breakdown of 102 (a)-(d)

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Recorded on: Jun. 18, 2014

JOHN WHITE: So let me introduce both of those. Len has been practicing patent law for, I guess, 30, 35 years, something like that. He started out with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry, followed by a Juris Doctor, one from Maryland, one from a school in Virginia. He became a partner in Birch, Stewart and has been running their San Diego office all these years, down in Southern California. So he came up for this program. But Len has extensive experience ...

Eviction Defense after Foreclosure

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

SPEAKER 1: So welcome back from lunch. Whether you went to a restaurant nearby, or wherever you went to, for the online attendees, hope you had a good lunch. Now we're going to move to the afternoon sessions of today's presentation, where we're going to go into the foreclosure protections for homeowners and tenants in post forclosure evictions. And we're also going to talk about loan modifications. For our next panel on eviction defense after foreclosure, ...

Litigating Tenants' Rights under the Homeowner Bill of Rights

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

KENT: All right, so getting one hour closer to the end. The next session, I'm going to have two presenters to talk to us about litigating, representing tenants at foreclosure in sort of outside the UD context. So you already know Leah F. Simon-Weisberg to my far right. And our new presenter is Madeline Howard. Madeline Howard is a staff attorney at the Western Center on Law & Poverty, focusing on issues impacting tenants in foreclosed homes. Her ...

Loan Modifications 101

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

KENT QIAN: So we've reached the final hour of this very long day. But we do have a very interesting presentation for you, especially those of you who work with loan modifications. And to present this session, we have Tara Twomey, who is an Of Counsel to the National Consumer Law Center. And she's also the project director for the National Consumer Bankruptcy Right Center. So not only does she know foreclosure, she also knows bankruptcy. She has been ...

Loan Modification Misconduct Claims

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

KENT QIAN: To our next presenter, we'll have Elizabeth Letcher and Eric Mercer. So Elizabeth and Eric, I've worked with them on a number of foreclosure cases, especially on amicus brief appeal. And these two are probably some of the most knowledgeable people in the state to talk about the topic of the next presentation on loan modifications. Elizabeth Letcher is the Director of Litigation at Housing and Economic Rights Advocates in Oakland. And she ...

Litigating Foreclosure Cases

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

K. QIAN: Hi, welcome back, everyone. I hope you had a good break. And let's move on to our next session on litigating foreclosure cases. And before we continue, just a reminder that for those of you online, you can submit a question through the questions feature through the POS webcast. We have one new presenter and two returning presenters. So you already met Elizabeth and Eric from our last session, but our new presenter is Nelson. Welcome, Nelson. I ...

California Foreclosure Basics; Homeowner Bill of Rights and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mortgage Servicing Rules

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

KENT QUIAN: So I'm going to move on to my presentation, the Homeowner Bill of Rights and related claims. So what we'll cover in this hour is the Homeowner Bill of Rights, which has some dual tracking protections, the SPOC requirements again. This is the California solution to trying to implement the National Mortgage Settlement into California law. We'll also covered the interplay of the California law with other federal laws such as the CFPB mortgage ...

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 ...

Calling All Summer Associates: Making the Most of Your Law Firm Internship (Free Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jun. 16, 2014

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Andrea Lee Negroni. ANDREA LEE NEGRONI: Thank you, Amy, and good afternoon everyone, and thank you for calling in. As you probably know from reading the introduction to this audio seminar, I'm here to share both good news and bad news with summer associates in law firms. The good news-- I'll start with the good news-- is that most large nationally known firms-- what some of us refer to as big ...

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