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SEC Guidance Regarding Investment Advisors and Proxy Firms

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Recorded on: Jan. 5, 2015

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, SEC Guidance Regarding Investment Advisers and Proxy Firms. 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 ...

Hot Potatoes! Update on Handling Underfunded ERISA Pensions

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Recorded on: Dec. 31, 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, Hot Potatoes! Update on Handling Underfunded ERISA Pensions. 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 ...

Modifying and Eliminating Fiduciary Duties in Alternative Entities -- How Far Can You Go?

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Recorded on: Dec. 29, 2014

SPEAKER 1: It is now my pleasure to turn the speaking over to Elena Norman. ELENA C NORMAN: Hi. Thank you very much, and thank you everyone for dialing in. I'm Elena Norman. I'm a partner in the corporate litigation section of Young, Conaway, Stargatt, & Taylor in Wilmington, Delaware. And we're very excited to present this program today. Speaking with me are two of my colleagues, both of whom focus their practices on alternative entity. And ...

Excel Essentials for Legal Professionals 2014

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Recorded on: Dec. 24, 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, "Excel Essentials for Legal Professionals." 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 ...

Inside Counsels' Perspectives on Securities Law Issues

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

SPEAKER 1: I'm going to do our last panel, which is on the insider counsel's perspective. And we have two returning speakers. We have Lori Bostrom from Oppenheimer's general counsel of the Oppenheimer funds. And then we have Ken Josselyn, who's the general counsel on the finance area of Goldman Sachs, and then our new edition, is Andrew Siegel, who is the general counsel of Perella Weinberg. So we have a lot of interesting perspectives. And we tried ...

"Insiders" and "Affiliates" - Reporting and Resales

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

JULIE M. ALLEN: Good morning, everybody. We've got a lot to cover and just a little note to start out. We're probably going to skip some of the slides that are in your materials just because they contain a lot of detail, and we want to make sure to cover all of the topics at least at the most important points. So at points as we go through the slides, we may just say, you can refer to these slides for this detailed information. So our first topic ...

Liability for Securities Law Violations

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

ADELE HOGAN: OK, welcome back. We're going now to spend an hour and a half going through Liability for Securities Law Violations. And we have a true panel of experts here that are going to intersperse fairly sophisticated discussion of the law with practical issues that come up from time to time. So I'm going to have each person just quickly introduce themselves, actually. MARTHA SOLINGER: All right. Hi, I'm Martha Salinger. I have been at Lehman ...

Reporting Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

ADELE HOGAN: Thank you very much. Welcome back. After spending a fair amount of time this morning on '33 Act filings, we're going to now switch to '34 Act filings. And we have two excellent practitioners that are very busy in this area, along with other M&A and securities areas. To my immediate left is Dick Landan. He's a partner at Nixon Peabody. He was also managing partner and chief executive officer of that firm. He does M&A, capital ...

New World of Collaborative Consumption 2014

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

SPEAKER 1: It is now my pleasure to turn the speaking over to David Balabanian. DAVID BALABANIAN: Hello everyone, and welcome to the first PLI course on collaborative consumption. One thing I can say with assurance, it will not be the last. With me on the panel is RJ Hendricks, the labor and employment partner at Morgan Lewis, Brian Rocca, an anti-trust and regulatory partner at Morgan Lewis, and Robert Morgan, who, despite his name, is not at Morgan ...

Regulation of Proxy Solicitations

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

N. ADELE HOGAN: So now we're going to talk for an hour and 15 minutes about regulation of proxy solicitations. And a fair amount about executive comp, as well. So coming up are Linda Rappaport. She is a super senior partner at Shearman & Sterling. No, no, no. Super-connected, super-- LINDA E. RAPPAPORT: That's OK. N. ADELE HOGAN: Tons of clients. LINDA E. RAPPAPORT: OK. Well done. N. ADELE HOGAN: You know, she's been elected to the Executive ...

Securities Law Aspects of Mergers, Acquisitions and Other Corporate Transactions

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

N. ADELE HOGAN: Well, we're thrilled here now to spend an hour on M&A. And then just so you know what's coming after that, we're going to then spend the final hour with a bunch of inside counsels, sort of going through global issues. It's kind of a sit back, put your pens down, and relax while we just summarize things from an inside-counsel perspective. But I'd like to introduce our panelists. We have Ann Beth Stebbins, who's a partner at Skadden, ...

Registering Securities Under the Securities Act of 1933

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

H. ADELE HOGAN: Welcome back. We're really looking forward to this next period of time. I'm going to ask my co-speaker to introduce himself and give a little bit of his background. Go ahead. BYRON B. ROONEY: Sure. Hi, everyone. My name is Byron Rooney. I'm a partner at Davis Polk and Wardwell, and hopefully my accent doesn't throw you off too much. I'm originally Australian, so I'll try and draw out my vowels so you can all understand me. H. ADELE ...

Securities Act Exemptions/Private Placements

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

N. ADELE HOGAN: Well, we're delighted to be back. And I want to introduce to my left, Anna Pinedo. She is a partner at Morrison Foerster, and she has a huge practice in a very complicated area of securities law. She does general securities law, of course, but she also is very specialized in securities and derivatives and how they interplay. She does a lot of work in the structured products area. A lot of the most complex questions in New York City ...

Introduction to Securities Laws

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

KENNETH L. JOSSELYN: As Adele said, I'm going to try to provide a general overview of the US federal securities laws. I'm going to focus primarily on the Securities Act of 1933, which, when it comes to offers and sales of securities, really is the key provision. But I'm going to focus to some extent also on the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 because it's impossible to do a public offering without being familiar with a substantial portion of the '34 ...

Disclosure Challenges and Current Hot Topics

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

ADELE HOGAN: We're going to go ahead and start with our next panel. And-- thanks a lot-- we have Rob Evans, who's a partner in the capital markets area of Shearman & Sterling. He has a very, very large securities practice, including in the convertible securities and high-yield IPO area, as well as new corporate finance products, and just generally SEC and general corporate advice. He's to my far left. And then to my immediate left is Robert Siverd, ...

Ethics and Professionalism in Securities Law

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Recorded on: Dec. 16, 2014

N. ADELE HOGAN: All right. Let's go ahead and get started because we-- PLI and we all run a tight ship and you have tight timetables, too. I'm thrilled to be here. We're going to spend one hour in ethics and we're going to try to make it incredibly substantive, so we're going to have a lot of ethics points which are obviously critical and very important. But where they're going to be interwoven with some very heavy-- not very heavy but very interesting, ...

Basics of Export Controls 2014

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Recorded on: Dec. 15, 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, "Basics of Export Controls 2014." 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 in the ...

Open Source Technology and License Overview

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Recorded on: Dec. 11, 2014

LAWRENCE ROSEN: So with that, I'd like to turn it over for our first presentation on community. And again, I want to introduce Jim Jagielski, who is Mr. Apache to me. JIM JAGIELSKI: Good morning, everyone. There is a change. We are going to go and do the community slides first. So as we wait for those to get switched over. OK. First of all, as Larry said, my name is Jim Jagielski. I want to thank Larry and all of PLI for inviting me here today to ...

Royalty-Free Patents and Open Standards in Open Source Software

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Recorded on: Dec. 11, 2014

LAWRENCE ROSEN: Next panel, please. I don't know how many of you pay attention to these email lists that I'm on all the time. But I have been nagging, bitching at the Apache organization, and in Creative Commons, and at W3C about doing different things with respect to patents and standards. And so I begged, and pleaded, and actually got some willing people who are going to tell you about what they're doing in order to effectively make standards and ...

Hot Topics: Critical Issues and Important Cases in FOSS

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Recorded on: Dec. 11, 2014

LAWRENCE ROSEN: OK, we're cued to take our seats. I appreciate your continuing attention. This panel is always news to me. I don't really know in advance what they're going to talk about other than the fact that everyone that's invited here is an expert, with great knowledge of companies, law, and everything. So they can help answer some questions. But the question we're trying to address in this particular session is, what we need to look out for ...

Best Practices for License Enforcement and Avoiding Litigation

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Recorded on: Dec. 11, 2014

LARRY ROSEN: I want to introduce, I was hoping to introduce three speakers. But I'm only going to introduce two of them because of a problem in Boston-- weather. JILAYNE LOVEJOY: Big shoes to fill. Big shoes. LARRY ROSEN: Pardon? JILAYNE LOVEJOY: Big shoes to fill. LARRY ROSEN: The two speakers today are going to be talking about how to avoid business risks, how to avoid litigation. And they are both working for companies that I think have that ...

Effective Business Practices in the Open Source Cloud

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Recorded on: Dec. 11, 2014

LAWRENCE ROSEN: Hello, everyone again. Please take your seats so we can get started again. I want to acknowledge the fact that I have a bunch of questions which I have purposely chosen not to answer yet because I thought they would, if you will, interrupt the flow. For those of you who have asked questions, please make sure that I have your email address associated with the question so that if I don't answer it or get an answer for you today, I'll ...

Ethics Issues for the Open Source Practitioner

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Recorded on: Dec. 11, 2014

LARRY ROSEN: Welcome back, everyone. We're going to try to get started again. I notice that the room here is not as full as it was before lunch. The people who aren't here need ethics, so I hope they will show up soon. And for those of you who are out there on the web, I appreciate your attendance. And I'm looking forward to introducing our two speakers for this ethics presentation. We work pretty hard to come up with an ethics presentation every ...

International Considerations in Licensing

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Recorded on: Dec. 10, 2014

JOSEPH YANG: Good morning, and welcome back. I hope everybody had a good evening last night. And welcome to the second day of our program. This morning, we start with the European licensing and international licensing, but in particular European licensing talk. And then we'll follow that with a presentation on US antitrust issues. But there really is a lot of commonality between those two areas, because, as you'll hear from Lindsey in a moment, a ...

Software Licensing and Open Source Licenses

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Recorded on: Dec. 10, 2014

J. YANG: So, at this point, it's my pleasure to introduce Cliff Allen and Jason Buttura. Cliff, to my immediate right, is a senior attorney at Microsoft Corporation. I just used your company as an example of a large company that shouldn't be entitled to $100,000 all-you-can-eat lunch. CLIFFORD ALLEN: For sure. J. YANG: Cliff is the lead attorney in developing Microsoft's open source policy, it's open source approval tool and it's open source compliance ...

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