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TechLaw Litigation

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Recorded on: May. 15, 2015

MARK: Good afternoon, we'd like to start the second session now. If anyone outside in the lobby area can hear me, if you can please join us here, we're going to get started right now, so you don't get to miss anything. For those of you who are back in the room, thank you. And I think everyone is back on the web as well. So this afternoon, we're going to start off with tech law litigation. This is a session that we've been doing for many years in ...

Evolving Standards on Resale Price Maintenance, Tying and Other Vertical Restraints:

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

SAUL MORGENSTERN: Welcome back to vertical restraints. So today this afternoon we're going to start the afternoon off speaking about vertical restraints. Holly House is our first speaker who will discuss evolving standards on tying an exclusive dealing. Holly is an antitrust and competition partner at Paul Hastings in San Francisco. Her practice focuses on antitrust and trade regulation matters, as well as intellectual property disputes. Holly has ...

Class Actions for Antitrust Violators—Recent Developments

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

YVONNE S. QUINN: All right. Welcome back. We're going to finish the afternoon today with a session that's a little bit different than what we've had and I think it will be really interesting. I'm looking forward to it. And it's called, Class Actions for Antitrust Violators-- I represent some of those in class actions. Well, I don't mean they're violators. I just represent them in class actions. So I'm going to learn what I can from this first panel, ...

Acquisitions and Mergers

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

SAUL MORGENSTERN: I'd like everybody now to meet Yvonne Quinn, co-chair of the program and a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell here in New York. Yvonne has counseled clients on a wide variety of antitrust matters, mergers, acquisitions, pricing, marketing, distribution programs as you just heard, for a long time. We have had the pleasure of working together on cases along the way in a couple of industries, which is always fun. And Yvonne, as you ...

Disability Accommodations in the Digital Age

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

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, "Disability Accommodations in the Digital Age." 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 ...

Current Issues in Monopolization

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

SAUL P. MORGENSTERN: The good news is is that I'm not to stand here for the next hour. So it's my pleasure to introduce for the next round of this, Dan Swanson from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles and Brussels. And as you can imagine from the fact that I said, "Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles and Brussels," for those of you who know Gibson Dunn, there are offices in many other places. But Dan actually goes back and ...

Corporate Compliance and Ethics

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

THEODORE L. BANKS: Thank you all for having the fortitude to last through two long days of cramming information about antitrust. I will try and make it worth your while, Particularly if you need the ethics credits. But hopefully we'll have something interesting to add. And as before, if you have a question about something, please don't hesitate to raise your hand or pipe up since I want to make this as helpful to you as possible. We'll talk about ...

Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

SAUL P. MORGENSTERN: Good morning, and welcome back, everybody, to the second day of the 2015 Antitrust Institute. It's my pleasure this morning to introduce to you the two first speakers this morning to talk about antitrust and intellectual-property law for the next hour. We have with us today Michael Lawrence, who is senior competition counsel at Google, who came here from the West Coast to speak with us. Formerly, he was a competition counsel ...

Cartels and Other Horizontal Relationships

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

SAUL MORGENSTERN: So cartels and other competitor relationships. What we're here to talk about for this first session is really section one of the Sherman Act horizontal conduct. What are the core principles of the antitrust laws, generally, and certainly of section one. Why do we do this? Well, we want to promote and preserve competition. Why do we want to do that? There's a purpose. It's not just preserving competition for the sake of preserving ...

Discrimination in Price and Promotions

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

YVONNE S. QUINN: OK. Good afternoon. Welcome back. We've got a hardy band here who really wants to know about Robinson-Patman. It's important. And we have some of the best experts on Robinson-Patman this afternoon that you can imagine. And they are Harvey Applebaum and Ted Banks. And I'm going to tell you about them, because they really are the expert's expert on the subject of Robinson-Patman. Harvey, who's to my immediate left, has been practicing ...

What Lawyers Need to Know About International Antitrust Law

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Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

SPEAKER 1: OK, welcome back everybody. Our next session I give you Rachel Brandenburger. Rachel is a senior adviser at Hogan Lovells antitrust practice group here in New York. She is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales. She is a foreign legal consultant in New York at Hogan Lovells, where she focuses on proceedings before the European Commission, and other international agencies. She has served in the past as Special Adviser for International ...

Credit Rating Regulation from AAA to Z

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Recorded on: May. 12, 2015

SPEAKER 1: You may begin. 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, Credit Rating Regulation from AAA to Z. 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, and time permitting, they will be addressed at the conclusion. Please remember that ...

A Detailed Look at Financial Statements

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

JARED THEAR: Hello, everyone. My name is Jared Thear. I'm here to introduce our next panelist, which will be myself and a partner of mine at Deloitte. Her name is Sally Ann Flood. She has over 20 years of experience in auditing, and she primarily focuses on the real estate practice. She leads our west coast real estate team here in the San Francisco and Bay area, and she'll be starting the panel, and I'll be wrapping it up. So Sally Ann-- SALLY ANN ...

Potential FCPA Issues When Doing Business in China

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

RICHARD GRIME: Good morning, everybody. This is Richard Grime, and welcome to day two of PLI's program on the FCPA. Just a couple of administrative items. First of all, if those of you with smart phones in the room can turn them to mute or to vibrate, it would help the rest of the audience. And if you have questions, and we hope you do, can you just raise your hand during the course of the presentations. Or if you're on the web, send those questions ...

Closing Business Transactions

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

JARED THEAR: So our next panelist is going to start pretty quickly here, right? SPEAKER 1: Yes, they're on their way up. If you want too start-- JARED THEAR: Sure. Sounds great. Thank you guys. Appreciate it. Our next panel is going to be on closing business transactions, and we have two guest speakers today. One is from KPMG. He's a managing director-- Daniel Prager. And his specialists are around tax advise and compliance services specific to ...

Valuation Application and Methodologies

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

SPEAKER 1: We're onto our last session for the day, which is valuation application and methodologies. And we have Neeraj Chawla. Did I say that correctly? Who's a director at Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics here in San Francisco. And we have Kenneth Herzinger, who is a litigation partner in the Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Group at Orrick here in San Francisco. And since it's already sort of five minutes late, I'll ...

What Do You Need to Know When Representing Individuals

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

KIMBERLY PARKER: This panel is going to cover the topic on representing individuals in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases. And for those of you who tuned in yesterday, you know that this is a very important and timely topic, because we heard from both the Department of Justice representatives and the SEC representatives who were here yesterday that the focus and priority on prosecuting individuals or bringing cases against individuals has never been ...

Key Factors Shaping Financial Reporting

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

RAJ TANDEN: Our first program this morning is Key Factors Shaping Financial Reporting where our panels will cover objectives and financial reporting. Overview of financial and regulatory agencies-- FASB, AICPA, SEC, and the PCAOB. Where we are now in terms of accounting and regulatory updates. The role interplay between attorneys, accountants, and regulators, and off balance sheet structures. I'm curious myself about Repo 105. We have speaking today ...

Using Financial Information in Business Transactions

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

RAJ TANDEN: Oh, I guess I'm the second here. OK, here we go. It's 2:30, so we're going to start the afternoon sessions. We have now, Using Financial Information in Business Transactions. And we have a couple of great speakers here. We have Dubravka Tosic. Is that right? DUBRAVKA TOSIC: That's correct. RAJ TANDEN: Oh, good. Well, lucky me. Who is an economist and principle at ERS Group, a national leader in economic and statistical consulting. She ...

Practical and Ethical Considerations for Corporate Transactions Today

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

J THEAR: OK, looks like we're ready to get started. I'd like to introduce our next panel here. It's the last one of the day, so I appreciate everyone sticking with us. And this next panel is going to be on practical and ethical considerations for corporate transactions today. We have two great folks here. One of my colleagues and partners, Adam Reilly, who's a leader in our mergers and acquisitions and transactions servicing practice. He's based ...

Capital Structure

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

JARED THEAR: Hello, everyone. We have a great next panel for you. We're going to be going through capital structure, and today's speakers are, Sarah Solum, who is at Davis and Polk. She's a partner there and advises public and private corporate finance transactions. She's also heavily involved in IPOs and other debt offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions, does work with private equity investments, and SEC disclosure and corporate governance. Our ...

Legal and Accounting Perspectives on Financial Improprieties, Reporting Irregularities and Fraud

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

JARED THEAR: OK. We're ready to get started again. Thanks, everyone, for making it back from lunch. I know we'll probably have a couple folks trickle in here and there. Next session is going to be on legal and accounting perspectives on financial improprieties, reporting irregularities, and fraud. And we've got two great panelists for us here. Cathy Connolly, who has 20 years of experience. She's currently at StoneTurn working on forensic accounting, ...

Economic Judgments and the Reality of Financial Statements

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

R TANDEN: OK, so we're going to get started. So we're going to cover economic judgments and the reality of financial statements, inventories, good will and other intangible assets, share based payments, the limitations of financial statements, and the role of the audit committee and those charged with governance. We're lucky to have Renee Mendez. Renee is an assurance partner in the San Francisco Office of Ernst and Young. She has more than 14 years ...

Anti-Corruption Issues Facing Financial Institutions

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

KIMBERLY A. PARKER: Hope everyone got some good lunch to sustain you through the afternoon, because we've got a lot of very good panels planned for you for the afternoon. I am delighted to introduce our panel on financial institutions and the FCPA, which is always a highlight of the PLI conference because we are here in New York at the center of the financial world. And this is always a panel where we can hear from some really serious experts that ...

Co-Investor Issues

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Recorded on: May. 11, 2015

RICHARD GRIME: This is a panel on-- we've called it Co-Investor Issues, because I think rather than just calling it Joint Venture Partners, calling it Private Equity, we want to sort of try and touch on some of the corruption issues that come up when companies choose to co-partner, co-invest with some other entity. And that could be a private investor. It could be another company. It could be a series of companies. It could be potentially a state ...

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