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Tax and Estate Planning with Real Estate, Partnerships and LLCs

Treatise  Treatise

Published: March 2007
Last Updated: August 2010

“[Ostrov does a] masterful job in providing a guide to a broad range of tax considerations in dealing with real estate planning.” —Real Property, Probate, and Trust Journal ”The author’s 'cut-to-the-chase' text gives this small firm practitioner quick answers, poses critical questions for follow-up, and points the direction with pertinent references. This book is a critical tool for those of us who cover multiple areas ...

Holtzschue on Real Estate Contracts and Closings

Treatise  Treatise

Published: June 2007
Last Updated: December 2014

“A terrific one-stop resource for practitioners at all levels of experience for drafting and evaluation of contract provisions.” – Matthew J. Leeds, Bryan Cave, LLP “Indispensable to the newcomer and seasoned practitioner alike.” – Benjamin Weinstock, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. Distilling more than thirty years of transactional experience into one savvy, plain-English treatise, Holtzschue on Real ...

International Corporate Practice: A Practitioner's Guide to Global Success

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2007
Last Updated: November 2014

International Corporate Practice enables you to develop a comprehensive global legal department and provides direction on structuring, staffing, and budgeting, as well as on the use of foreign legal consultants and outsourcing. Written by some of the nation’s leading corporate attorneys, International Corporate Practice helps you to: Develop compliance programs that minimize clients’ legal exposure in foreign markets  ...

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2007
Last Updated: November 2014

”With over 25 years’ experience, it’s no surprise [Kaye Scholer] hit such a home run. The book is clear, easy to read, thorough, thoughtful, and practical … In the final analysis, the book is a great addition to the library of any legal or business practitioner in the field, as well as for any government office. And it would make a great course book for any law school or continuing education class on the topic.” —F. ...

Working with Contracts: What Law School Doesn't Teach You

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 2008

“Working with Contracts should become a bible for. . . associates in large corporate firms because it offers the reader both basic and more advanced drafting techniques and concepts.” — New York Law Journal Working with Contracts is a step-by-step handbook that provides you with the practical, legal, business, and technical knowledge you need to grasp the nuts and bolts of transactions and draft customized agreements that meet ...

Pocket MBA 2: Everything an Attorney Needs to Know About Finance

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2008

Pocket MBA 2 continues where Pocket MBA left off by guiding lawyers through confusing finance and accounting terms that arise in everyday practice--quick definitions accompanied by a light and lively discussion of each term and its impact in the real world. The perfect addition to the original, Pocket MBA 2 provides lawyers with an introductory peek into accounting and balance sheet fundamentals; step-by-step mathematical inquiry into a variety of ...

American Arbitration: Principles and Practice

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2008
Last Updated: September 2009

In PLI’s American Arbitration, some of the country’s leading arbitrators provide the legal, institutional, documentary, and procedural guidance that can help you engage more effectively in this vital dispute resolution process. American Arbitration enables you to understand the key laws and rules enforcing arbitration agreements and awards; pick appropriate arbitration providers, venues, and tribunal members; craft solid domestic and ...

Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing & Editing

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2008

"Armstrong and Terrell’s lawyer’s guide to effective writing and editing is simply the best book ever written on legal writing. I would advise lawyers, judges, and paralegals to buy it, read it, and use it.” —Theodore Hess, practicing attorney and former Marine Corps Staff Judge Advocate Thinking Like a Writer enables you to become a first-rate writer and top-notch editor of both your own writing and other attorneys’ ...

Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2008
Last Updated: November 2014

More patent applications are rejected because of claim drafting flaws than because of problems with inventions. A trusted working tool for more than two decades, Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting spotlights proven claim drafting practices and techniques that have been firmly established by patent authorities and custom. This lucid, time-saving handbook offers you: Start-to-finish directions for each type of claim — apparatus ...

Sinclair on Federal Civil Practice

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2008
Last Updated: October 2014

“The desk reference for both the young litigator and the seasoned trial lawyer . . . complete and authoritative.” – James R. Hawkins II, Robinson & Cole Providing full coverage of the Supreme Court’s “restyled” rules of civil procedure, Sinclair on Federal Civil Practice offers unsurpassed coverage of the principal rules and tactical considerations guiding lawsuits in the federal courts, focusing on the ...

Credit Market and Subprime Distress: Responding to Legal Issues

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2008

When it comes to today’s global financial storm, attorneys, allied professionals, and investors need a "survival guide" to weather the economic turmoil. PLI’s new Credit Market and Subprime Distress gives you that vital guidance on the central legal issues and financial opportunities arising from this crisis. Designed to help you manage risk, this comprehensive, easy-to-read reference examines the causes of the financial ...

Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering

Treatise  Treatise

Published: April 2009
Last Updated: August 2013

Today’s major financial scandals demonstrate what can happen when investigators fail to uncover illegal activity because they failed to do effective background searches.   PLI’s new Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering provides you with clear, step-by-step legal and procedural information that helps ensure you to do a thorough investigation of a company’s records and its top managers — and reduce the potential for legal problems ...

Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 2009
Last Updated: June 2014

Designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how private equity funds work and how they are regulated, Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation helps you understand the different kinds of funds, including PIPEs, SPACs, mezzanine funds and credit opportunity funds. It discusses the negotiation of terms between fund sponsors and investors, including fund size, the investment program, capital commitments and contributions, distributions, ...

Pocket MBA 3: Everything an Attorney Needs to Know About Finance

Treatise  Treatise

Published: June 2009

Pocket MBA 3 continues where Pocket MBA 1 & 2 left off by guiding lawyers through confusing finance and accounting terms that arise in everyday practice—quick definitions accompanied by a light and lively discussion of each term and its impact in the real world.

Associate's Survival Kit

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2009

PLI’s Associate’s Survival Kit gives fledgling attorneys the practical legal and business skills they need to work more effectively for the firm from the very start.The Third Edition of Thinking Like a Writer shows associates how to write clearly and persuasively about complex legal matters when time is tight and the stakes are high. Packed with drafting examples and tips, it enables lawyers to craft letters, emails, memos, briefs, and judicial opinions ...

Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2009
Last Updated: October 2013

PLI’s Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies, and Best Practices provides comprehensive legal, technical, and strategic knowledge that maximizes your ability to prevail in consumer product liability cases, whether you’re the plaintiff’s or defendant’s attorney. Product Liability Litigation also gives you current regulatory information, including the latest product safety standards, which enables you to help companies avoid claims and ...

How to Write a Patent Application

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2009
Last Updated: October 2014

“[How to Write a Patent Application is] highly recommended.” —National Council of Intellectual Property Law Association Newsletter ”[How to Write a Patent Application is] one of the most thorough treatments of the subject.” —The Licensing Journal Stocked with drafting checklists and sample drafting language, documents and drawings, the second edition of How to Write a Patent Application walks you step-by-step ...

The Partnership Tax Practice Series: Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2009 (CD-ROM)

Handbook  Course Handbook

Course Handbook on CD-ROM from the program The Partnership Tax Practice Series: Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2009, held May, 2009.

Internal Revenue Service Practice and Procedure Deskbook

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 2010
Last Updated: November 2014

“Navigating the complex maze of IRS practice and procedure rules can be daunting — but the task is made much easier with help from two of the most experienced tax controversy attorneys in the business today.”  – Kendall Jones, Sutherland Internal Revenue Service Practice and Procedure Deskbook provides the thorough legal, procedural, and strategic information attorneys, accountants and other tax professionals need ...

Sack on Defamation: Libel, Slander & Related Problems (4th Edition)

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 2010
Last Updated: April 2014

“Judge Robert Sack is the leading expert on the Law of Defamation. His book is, or should be at the elbow of every lawyer who practices media law.” – James C. Goodale, Debevoise & Plimpton “Absolutely indispensible for the specialist and general practitioner alike.” – Arthur R. Miller, Harvard Law School “The standard text in the field against which all others must be judged.” – ...

Personal Bankruptcy Answer Book

Answer Book  Answer Book

Published: June 2010

With personal bankruptcies at an all-time high, every attorney should have a working knowledge of bankruptcy law. Personal Bankruptcy Answer Book provides you with that essential information in an easy-access Q&A format, giving you a strong, practical grasp of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy standards, procedures, advantages, drawbacks, and challenges. Included is key guidance on filing requirements, document drafting, the complex means test, ...

The Corporate Tax Practice Series: Strategies for Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2009(CHB/CD-ROM Combo)

Handbook  Course Handbook

Course Handbook on CD-ROM from the program The Corporate Tax Practice Series: Strategies for Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2009, held October, 2009.

Covered Bonds Handbook

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2010
Last Updated: August 2014

With the possibility of new legislation coming that would create a statutory framework for covered bonds in the U.S., Covered Bonds Handbook arrives at an ideal time for you, as it: Shows how covered bonds have been prominent financing tools in Europe for centuries. Shows the many benefits of covered bonds, including potential advantages over securitization and comparative funding costs. Explains how covered bond transactions are ...

Securities Investigations: Internal, Civil and Criminal (2nd Edition)

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2010
Last Updated: August 2014

“[Securities Investigations] collects the experience of many of the most experienced lawyers in securities law enforcement. This book belongs on the desk of every practitioner whose clients have a stake in securities investigations, whether civil or criminal.” —Peter J. Romatowski, Partner, Jones Day; former Chief of Securities and Commodity Frauds Unit, U.S. Attorneys’ Office, Southern District of New York Securities Investigations ...

Sovereign Wealth Funds

Treatise  Treatise

Published: September 2010

Although they’ve existed for many years, the first decade of the 21st century saw a substantial surge in the assets of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). This, coupled with a more aggressive investment style, has resulted in a much greater awareness, by both governments and the public, of SWF activity. In turn, this has generated an ongoing policy debate about the proper role of government regulation and taxation of these funds. In Sovereign ...
Featured Faculty/Authors
Kevin J. Ryan

Kevin J. Ryan ~ Managing Director, Global Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

David G. Keyko

David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Alyssa A. Grikscheit

Alyssa A. Grikscheit ~ Sidley Austin LLP