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CFIUS's Web: From Pig Farms to the Waldorf -- How Real Estate and Other Transactions Outside the Defense Sector May Trigger CFIUS Review

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Recorded on: Feb. 20, 2015

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Anne Salladin. ANNE W. SALLADIN: Hello everyone, and thank you very much, Amy, for that nice welcome. Chris and I are delighted to be back here at PLI. It's always a pleasure. So today's presentation is entitled CFIUS's Web: From Pig Farms to the Waldorf -- How Real Estate and Other Transactions Outside the Defense Sector may Trigger CFIUS Review. Foreign companies have recently purchase everything ...

Private Placement Related Developments

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Recorded on: Feb. 19, 2015

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Anna Pinedo. ANNA PINEDO: Thanks, Amy. And thank you very much to PLI for having us participate in today's program. As Amy said, we're going to be talking about developments related to private placements. So if you'll follow along with us using the PowerPoint as you see on slide 2, we have a brief agenda of the topics that we're going to cover. So current practices, what's been happening given ...

Food Marketing Law: Hot Topics

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Recorded on: Feb. 12, 2015

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, Food Marketing Law, Hot Topics. 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 program window. Our speaker's ...

Integrating Human Rights Compliance into Corporate Strategy and Operations: The Role of Lawyers

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Recorded on: Feb. 11, 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-- Integrating Human Rights Compliance Into Corporate Strategy and Operations, the Role of Lawyers. 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 ...

IP Pitfalls Every Non-IP Lawyer Should Know

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Recorded on: Feb. 9, 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, "IP Pitfalls Every Non-IP Lawyer Should Know." 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 ...

The Plan Perspective

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Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2015

SPEAKER 1: OK. Welcome back after the break. We're moving on to our second panel, which will be looking at an investment in the fund. And we're going to look at it from the investor's point of view. On this panel, going from left to right-- David Olstein from Skadden, Alicia McCarthy from Wachtell and Jeff Ross from Fried Frank. And Jeff, are you going to take it off? JEFFREY ROSS: Yes, sure. So, thanks guys, for coming in. I appreciate you coming ...

Analyzing CLOs in 2015: Regulatory and Structural Considerations

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Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2015

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, Analyzing CLOs in 2015-- Regulatory and Structural Considerations. 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 ...

Ethical Considerations: Knowing Your Client

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Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2015

HOWARD PIANKO: OK, well, welcome. We've got our last set of lawyers coming in, and a really top-notch law firm and outstanding quality lawyers. Shannon Barrett, who in the real world, is with the O'Melveny law firm. And Glenn Butash, who is with Alcatel-Lucent. And then this one-- I guess I get to be the client. And I'm the president and chief investment officer at this company, and I've decided to make a change in outside counsel. And Glenn and ...

Understanding Basic Financial Institution Activities

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Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2015

MICHAEL ALBANO: OK, so welcome back, everyone, from the break. We're going to get started with our next panel. This panel, as we indicated earlier in the morning, is more focused on some financial transactions and financial institution activities. Just to introduce the speakers, starting with my immediate left, we have Erin Rose Miner, who is vice president counsel at Credit Suisse. She's head of the ERISA Exec Comp and Benefits group. Erin Cho, who ...

401(k) Plan Fiduciary Fundamentals

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Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2015

HOWARD PIANKO: You're going to be allowed into the intimacies of a conference room at the law firm, where Linda Haynes and myself-- we happen to be partners, and we're going to act like partners-- are discussing a request from a client that we do a defined contribution plan committee-- a fiduciary training session for them. And hi, Linda, how you doing? LINDA HAYNES: OK. How about you, Howard? HOWARD PIANKO: Well, here we go again. So where are ...

The Launch - Establishing a Plan Asset Fund

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Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2015

GRACE O'HANLON: It's my pleasure to introduce the chairs of today's program, Michael Albano and Howard Pianko. Michael is a partner in Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton's New York office. His practice focuses on executive compensation and benefits matters, including disclosure, governance, taxation, design, and negotiation of agreements and arrangements, as well as the executive compensation and benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions, pension ...

Shadow Banking Reform

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Recorded on: Feb. 5, 2015

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, Shadow Banking Reform. 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 program window. Today's speakers ...

Examining the CFPB: A Glimpse at the Bureau's 2015 Rulemaking Agenda

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Recorded on: Feb. 4, 2015

SPEAKER 1: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Ben Diehl. BENJAMIN DIEHL: OK, good morning, or good afternoon, everyone, depending on which time zone you're on. Thank you for joining the call and participating in today's briefing. As Amy noted at the beginning, I very much welcome your questions. I'd like to make this as interactive an experience as it can be, given that I'm talking to my phone I can't see any of you, and you can't ...

Evaluating the Current Tax Landscape and Dealing with the Issues

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

ANA CRISTINA ARUMI: Good afternoon. I'm happy to introduce this impressive panel on the topics that we'll be talking about today. With us we have Karen Turk. Karen is a partner in the Boston office of Goodwin Procter. And she represents public and private REITs in a variety of transactions, including restructurings, formation transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and REIT qualification matters. I'll not that Karen is a veteran present here at PLI. ...

Non-Traded and Externally-Managed REITS - Structural and Transactional Considerations

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

MICHAEL E. MCTIERAN: All right, we'll get started with our non-traded REIT panel. And we were talking about in the room beforehand how the world's changed, that five years ago when I was doing this non-traded REITs got about a five-minute part of the main legal REIT panel. So it's indicative of the importance of this segment now that I think we have a whole panel on it. A quick before we get started. First, to introduce the panelists. Lauren Prevost ...

Recent Developments in the U.S. and EU Capital Markets

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

BRAD: Listen, let met kick off by thanking Tom, Jeff, Paul, and Ed for that very insightful panel. The complexities of disclosure and cross border certainly tie well to the comments that David made. I think the other comments that David made, which tie to this panel on US and EU capital markets that very high up on the G20 Pittsburgh agenda is the development of capital markets as alternative to bank financing as sort of stable, resilient, transparent ...

Hot Topics in REIT M&A

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

ROBIN PANOVKA: We're going to get started. I'm Robin Panovka from Wachtell Lipton. Well aware this is the last panel of the day, so we're going to do our best to liven it up and make it fun and interesting. We're going to touch on a whole bunch of different subjects today. One of the interesting things about practicing in the M&A area in the rate space is the incredible variety of transactions which we get to do and learn about. There's obviously ...

Introduction and Overview of the Landscape

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

Now it's with great pleasure that I will introduce to you the chairs of today's program, Adam Emmerich and David Bonser. Adam is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where he focuses his practice primarily on mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the REIT and publicly traded real estate areas, as well as in corporate governance and securities law matters. Adam is co-author of a number of books and articles and is a frequent speaker ...

Accounting and Auditing: A Must for Lawyers in 2015

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

SPEAKER 1: OK, we'll go ahead and get started with our next panel, which is on accounting and auditing topics. I'm pleased to welcome back to this year's PLI John White, who's a partner in Cravath's corporate department and serves as chair of our corporate governance and board advisory practice. From 2006 to 2008, John served as director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC. During his 25 years-- over 25 years, John-- as a partner at ...

Leveraged Finance: Market Update and Key Trends

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

SPEAKER 1: We'll go ahead and get started with the afternoon session. Our first panel is on recent developments in leveraged finance. And it's chaired again this year by Nick Shaw, who's a partner at Simpson Thacher here in London in their corporate department, and Nick's a member of their executive committee. Nick's got a very busy practice representing private equity sponsors and banks in a variety of capital markets transactions, but in particular ...

Ethical Issues for the Transaction Lawyer in Global Practice

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

BRAD: It gives me great pleasure to introduce this panel, especially Mr. Mundheim. I've known Bob for almost 22, 23 years. Bob has had his distinguished career in all aspects of financial services. When I first met him he was the general counsel of Salomon Brothers. He has been the general counsel of the treasury. He's been an academic. Today he's a professor in Arizona but, previously, he's been a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, as ...

Developments in Mergers & Acquisitions

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

SPEAKER: Everybody, we're going to get started here. So in any given year there are recurring landmark events. There might be Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and then there's Rich Morrissey's annual M&A panel at the PLI. So here we go. For 2015, I'm sure that Rich and his fellow panel members are not going to disappoint us as they spend the next hour or so leading us through the current M&A developments. So thank you very much. Rich, over ...

In-House Counsel Perspective

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

PHILIP BOECKMAN: Welcome back, everyone. I'm going to introduce our next panel, which is always one of the highlights of PLI London's conference. And it is on the in-house counsel perspective on the issues we've been discussing today and, I'm sure, some other issues as well. Our chair for the panel is Sajid Hussein, who's the head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Legal Department for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Sajid heads a group of lawyers ...

REIT Governance, Activism

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

GIL MENNA: Welcome to the 2 o'clock session for PLI Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions. This is entitled REIT Governance and Activism. We're going to spend time on both topics. And I'm very pleased to announce that we have a great panel today and this afternoon. Starting from my immediate left is Michael Bilerman. He's managing director and head of Real Estate and Lodging at Citi Research; Jim Hanks, senior partner at Venable and a leader ...

Hot Topics in U.S. Securities Litigation

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Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2015

SPEAKER: OK. We'll go ahead and get started with our next panel on Recent Developments in Securities Litigation. Chairing the panel is Dan Kramer, who is the co-chair of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Group at Paul, Weiss. Dan has handled a wide variety of complex litigation for many of the largest companies in the world and has significant experience as well representing boards on corporate governance issues and internal investigations. Recent ...

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