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Accessing the U.S. Capital Markets from Europe without SEC Registration: Understanding the Interplay between Different Regulatory Regimes and Market Practice

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

London-based Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP partner Mark S. Bergman will provide an overview of the issues U.S. securities counsel should be aware of when representing European issuers, which are not SEC reporting companies, that are seeking to access the U.S. capital markets as part of initial public offerings or follow-on offerings.   The presentation will focus on:  Alternatives available to European issuers ...

Shadow-Boxing in 2017: An Update on Shadow Banking Reform

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

September 26, 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (E.T.) The Financial Stability Board has been spearheading a review of “shadow banking” entities and activities since the onset of the financial crisis.  Pursuant to the FSB’s work, many regulatory reforms have been introduced at both the national and international level in a wide-range of different areas.  At the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, the FSB published an assessment of ...

Legal Ethics for Health Care and Life Sciences Attorneys – Hot Topics

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Attorneys practicing in the health care and life sciences fields address issues on a daily basis that touch on questions of regulatory compliance, corporate codes of conduct and ethics, and corporate social responsibility considerations, all of which are unique and specific to their industries.  At the same time, the attorneys themselves are also regulated by the rules of professional conduct governing all attorneys in the jurisdictions in which ...

FASB’s New Financial Instrument Impairment (CECL) Standard

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

This One-Hour Briefing will help you build an understanding of the underlying principles, processes and implementation challenges in the FASB’s new financial instrument impairment standard. The standard’s current expected credit loss (or CECL) model requires complex new judgments and estimates.  This new approach applies to all financial instruments, including accounts receivable, loans receivable and investments.  Significant ...

New to a Firm? Tips on Creating First-Rate Work Product

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

New York newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar two years or less) may not use this program format to complete their skills credit requirement.  Go to the for more information about formats, as well as for exceptions regarding attorneys based in law offices outside of the United States. In your first years at a firm, the work can be overwhelming, while expectations aren’t always clear.  This session will ...

Planning for Financings in Volatile Markets

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The session will focus on the need for already public companies, both domestic and foreign, to plan their capital-raising strategy carefully while preserving flexibility.   Please join Anna T. Pinedo and James R. Tanenbaum of Morrison & Foerster LLP as they address:  Current market conditions; Financing alternatives for recently public companies; PIPE transactions and when to consider these; Registered ...

Top Ten Insurance Issues for Non-Insurance Lawyers

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

More now, than perhaps any other time, corporate policyholders are losing insurance recovery cases that they deserved to win.  A review of the case law indicates that corporate policyholders are either getting bad advice, or making critical preventable mistakes.    The purpose of this discussion is to alert non-insurance lawyers of insurance issues where policyholders make preventable mistakes that can result in the loss of coverage.     Please ...

Immigrants and State Courts: The New York Family Court Act & Federal Immigration Law, Policy and Enforcement

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

There is an intersection between state laws and the immigration status of many New Yorkers. State court decisions may impact immigrants both positively and negatively. The range and variety of issues, particularly in family court matters are broad and often unknown by judges and attorneys. These serious issues include immigrants who are survivors of violence or witnesses to crime may be able to legalize their immigration status by submitting crucial ...

Commodity Exchange Act Basics for Lawyers

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

This One-Hour Briefing provides all the basics a lawyer needs to be conversant in and familiar with the Commodity Exchange Act and the regulatory framework for futures, commodity options, swaps, and retail foreign exchange.    Please join Julian E. Hammar of Morrison & Foerster LLP and Gary Kalbaugh of ING Financial Holdings Corporation for this presentation. Topics to be covered include:  The jurisdiction of the Commodity ...

2017 Proxy Season Roundtable and Outlook for 2018 Proxy Season

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Please join experts for a One-Hour Briefing to help you prepare for the 2018 proxy season. Panelists will provide an in-depth analysis of the 2017 proxy season and lead a practical discussion on key governance and disclosure trends and considerations as you head into the 2018 proxy season. These topics will include:  how to establish effective shareholder engagement and communication; the increased focus by investors on environmental ...

XBRL is Here for FPIs Using IFRS

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

This One-Hour Briefing will discuss recent action taken by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to permit, and eventually require, foreign private issuers (FPIs) that prepare their financial statements using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to submit those reports using XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language). XBRL is the machine-readable interactive data format that allows users to more easily access and analyze ...

Health Care Update: The Trump Administration Heads into ACA Open Enrollment with Shaky Markets and Powerful Discretion

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The Trump Administration had hoped to be winding down Obamacare this fall, but it remains the law of the land. Now the Administration is faced with conflicting needs: 1.) to support shaky ACA markets to avoid consumer harm and political blame, and 2.) to maintain or enhance facts on the ground that support the case for repeal. This One-Hour Briefing will analyze major unresolved policy issues facing the ACA markets and the Trump Administration’s ...

Innovator and Generic Drug Manufacturers: Implications of Legal, Regulatory and Political Updates on Safety Oversight, REMS and Product Liability Risk

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

FDA, fueled by concerns about drug pricing, is adopting measures to expedite generic drug approval.  Meanwhile, the continuing growth of the generic drug market, has exacerbated conflicts between innovator and generic drug manufacturers. Legal and regulatory issues that have long been considered resolved are now gaining greater importance in defining the respective roles of innovator and generic manufacturers. All signs point to increasing activity, ...

Climate Change Litigation: The Targets, the Cases, and What You Need to Know to Prepare

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

October 18, 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (E.T.) The United States has seen an influx of climate change-related litigation even before the recent spate of severe weather from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.  This litigation is fueled by the dual perceptions that climate change impacts are increasing and the Federal government under the Trump administration does not plan to take serious action to address the alleged causes of climate change.  As ...

Leveraged Finance – Commitment Papers Basics and Best Practices

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

This One-Hour Briefing will provide lawyers with an understanding of the mechanics of commitment papers in leveraged acquisitions. Please join Scott B. Selinger and Ramya S. Tiller of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP as they discuss:  An overview of commitment letters, fee letters and other documents typically negotiated; The role of commitment papers in M&A transactions; Bake-Off process; Conditionality standards;  ...

Artificial Intelligence: Addressing the Legal Risks and Avoiding the Tort, Commercial and IP Pitfalls in Usage and Agreements

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Usage of AI in industry is becoming ubiquitous and poses complex legal challenges. However, barring changes in law, the current legal regimes for tort, commercial and IP law largely control the usage of AI and agreements involving AI technology. This session will provide guidance on navigating the sophisticated landscape of such agreements, and discuss practical policies a business can implement with respect ...

Federal Supply Schedule Contracting: Navigating the Government Marketplace for Commercial Goods and Services

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Governmental entities often engage in large scale buying of commercial goods and services as well as pharmaceuticals and medical devices through negotiated catalogs where pricing is set relative to a commercial benchmark within the supplier's business base.  While the market opportunities are large, there are complicated elements to the establishment of schedule pricing as well as the tracking and reporting of sales.    Please ...

Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts – What Lawyers Need to Know

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

With over $1.5 billion raised, Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s) have gotten all the press, but they are just one use case of blockchain technology.  This One-Hour Briefing will include an introduction to blockchain,  cryptocurrencies and smart contracts.  The speakers will then highlight the broad range of legal issues raised by various applications of this technology and the legal and regulatory responses to date.  Please ...

The Habits of Cross-Cultural Lawyering

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

In today’s legal practice, lawyers often work across cultures to provide legal representation.  As a diverse profession interacts with a diverse client base, lawyers improve interactions with their clients and other legal players by understanding how culture shapes legal practices and interactions and developing skills and approaches that help them be effective cross-cultural lawyers.  All lawyering is cross cultural because non-lawyers ...

Successful Pro Bono Models for In-House Counsel: How to Effectively Provide Legal Assistance to Low-Income People

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

In-house counsel will hear from pro bono professionals at the two largest legal services organizations in the country about the most effective ways for attorneys at corporations to engage in pro bono efforts.  The discussion will include the basic ingredients of a successful in-house pro bono project; common pitfalls to avoid; examples of successful pro bono models; and where to find specific in-house opportunities to provide pro bono support ...

Ethical Issues in Working with Pro Bono Clients in 2017

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Pro Bono clients are like any other clients in many ways. But some Pro Bono clients present ethical issues for attorneys that are often different than presented by fee-paying or contingent fee clients. Lawyers sometimes face difficult questions about defining who the client is, communication with clients, clients with diminished capacity, conflicts with fee-paying clients, and many others. Representation of nonprofit organizations also can present ...

Converging Approaches of Delaware and Canadian Courts in M&A Litigation

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The U.S. courts are deferring to the business judgment of directors in M&A transactions that have been properly approved by shareholders. This deference is making it more difficult for investors to advance post-closing damages claims. The net effect? Declining M&A litigation in the U.S., and alignment with the Canadian courts' approach to reviewing M&A transactions.    In this One-Hour Briefing, John Emanoilidis, Andrew ...

CFIUS Process, Risks, Opportunities, and Change

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) is a United States Government interagency committee that evaluates the national security impact of certain foreign investments in U.S. companies.  When CFIUS determines that a transaction presents a national security risk, it may require mitigation measures intended to insulate aspects of the U.S. business’s operations from foreign control or influence, such ...

Confronting Collective Labor Worldwide: How Multinational Headquarters Can Craft an Effective Global Labor Strategy that Accounts for Foreign “Trade Unions” and “Works Councils”

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The era of confining collective labor to its local worksite is over. Multinationals today increasingly need a coherent global strategy to confront organized labor—trade unions and works councils—internationally. Today, global HR integration, global M&A deals, and cross-border union offensives push multinationals to take an aligned, global approach with organized labor.   With a solid, thorough global labor platform, foreign ...


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