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Federal Financial Markets Rescue: The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and Other Government Actions

Treatise  Treatise

Published: September 2009

The Federal Financial Markets Rescue provides you with complete yet concise coverage of the government’s sweeping legislative and regulatory efforts to address and ameliorate the 2008-09 financial crisis. Essential reading for every professional affected by the 2008 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and related rescue efforts, The Federal Financial Markets Rescue explains how the EESA and a host of initiatives, including the Troubled ...

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 ...

Terminating Derivative Transactions: Risk Mitigation and Close-Out Netting

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2009
Last Updated: November 2010

Using the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy as a cautionary tale from which valuable lessons can be learned about over-the-counter derivative transactions, PLI’s Terminating Derivative Transactions: Risk Mitigation and Close-Out Netting is a necessary corrective to the negative outcry against these ”financial weapons of mass destruction,” as Warren Buffet has termed them. Terminating Derivative Transactions explains the legitimate purposes ...

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 ...

Public Company Deskbook: Sarbanes-Oxley and Federal Governance Requirements

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2009
Last Updated: November 2013

Hailed as "the bible for securities lawyers" by Fortune, Public Company Deskbook: Sarbanes-Oxley and Public Governance Requirements reflects today’s more intense federal focus on corporate governance, by offering expanded discussion of the subject, including the heated issue of executive compensation. Public Company Deskbook is your one-stop center of expert counsel on how to deal effectively with wide-ranging federal corporate governance requirements, ...

How to Write a Patent Application (2nd Edition)

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2009
Last Updated: November 2013

“[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, PLI’s new Second Edition of How to Write a Patent Application helps you to get all the information from an inventor ...

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.

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.

IRS Practice & Procedure Deskbook

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Published: May 2010
Last Updated: November 2013

Written by leading tax attorneys with extensive government and private practice experience, Internal Revenue Service Practice & Procedure Deskbook is an indispensible resource for tax lawyers, accountants, taxpayers and in-house corporate tax directors. The Deskbook provides the thorough legal, procedural, and strategic information you need to represent clients more effectively when dealing with the IRS, including guidance on:    ...

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

Treatise  Treatise

Published: May 2010
Last Updated: May 2013

"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  “[Sack on Defamation] is a wonderful book.” —Michael Gartner, former President of NBC News and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist The new Fourth Edition of Sack of Defamation gives you the latest insight into how the law of defamation, invasion of privacy, ...

Personal Bankruptcy Answer Book

Answer Book  Answer Book

Published: June 2010

Personal Bankruptcy Answer Book is written by William C. Hillman (U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge, District of Massachusetts) and Margaret M. Crouch (Law Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts) They are the coauthors of PLI’s best-selling Bankruptcy Deskbook, now in a two-volume Fourth Edition. With personal bankruptcies at an all-time high, every attorney should have a working knowledge of bankruptcy law. Personal Bankruptcy Answer ...

Covered Bonds Handbook

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2010
Last Updated: June 2013

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 2013

“[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 In the wake of the credit crisis and the ...

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 ...

The Partnership Tax Practice Series

Treatise  Treatise

Published: September 2010
Last Updated: September 2013

The 16-volume Partnership Tax Practice Series includes more than 320 articles written by over 290 prominent partnership tax practitioners and delivers a sound analysis of cutting-edge transactional tax-related issues and innovative solutions for highly effective tax planning results. Laying a foundation with guidance on drafting and negotiating partnership and LLC agreements, the Partnership Tax Practice Series then moves on to tackle more complex ...

The Partnership Tax Practice Series: Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2010 (CD-ROM)

Handbook  Course Handbook

Course Handbook and CD-ROM's from the program The Partnership Tax Practice Series: Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2010, held May 2010.

Pro Bono Service by In-House Counsel: Strategies and Perspectives

Treatise  Treatise

Published: October 2010

“[Pro Bono Service by In-House Counsel: Strategies and Perspectives] will offer essential guidance as to why such pro bono services should be undertaken, how such programs should be structured, examples of such programs, lessons learned, and tips for service providers, lawyers, and clients.” —Judge Robert A. Katzmann, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Pro Bono Service by In-House Counsel: Strategies and Perspectives ...

Mergers, Acquisitions & Tender Offers: Law and Strategies - Corporate, Securities, Taxation, Antitrust, Cross Border

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2010
Last Updated: September 2013

. Written by one of the nation’s leading authorities on M&A transactions, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Tender Offers: Law and Strategies provides comprehensive coverage of the key issues involved in M&A transactions: Contract law—including acquisition agreements, confidentiality agreements, due diligence, and letters of intent Corporate law—focusing on Delaware corporate law and the structuring of mergers and directors’ fiduciary ...

Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2010
Last Updated: March 2014

Hailed as ”authoritative” by The Tax Executive, PLI’s Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing is the trusted tool to turn to when structuring and documenting leasing transactions. Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing is a trusted tool to turn to when structuring and documenting leasing transactions. More than thirty leading leasing authorities provide you with the comprehensive legal, tax, economic, accounting, environmental, and insurance information ...

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act--A Summary

Treatise  Treatise

Published: November 2010

This past year has seen some enormous changes in the law. The sweeping Dodd-Frank Act, the various stimulus legislation, and the regulatory changes by the SEC, the Fed, and the U.S. Treasury have had a significant impact on many legal practice areas such as business, corporate, securities, banking, tax, and employment.  Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act – A Summary provides a practical overview of the historic new ...

Outsourcing: A Practical Guide to Law and Business

Treatise  Treatise

Published: February 2011
Last Updated: January 2013

In today’s global economy, companies are engaging in enterprise-wide outsourcing efforts while increasing their outsourcing of various business processes such as payroll and benefits administration. Outsourcing: A Practical Guide to Law and Business examines different types of outsourcing, special considerations for outsourcing to India and China, and the life cycle of a typical outsourcing transaction. This timely treatise guides you on how ...

The Corporate Tax Practice Series

Treatise  Treatise

Published: March 2011
Last Updated: April 2014

With over 485 chapters written by more than 435 of the world’s leading tax practitioners, including former Internal Revenue Service and Department of Treasury officials, the 31-volume Corporate Tax Practice Series is your definitive resource for all things corporate tax. Beginning with a “General Overview and Strategies in Representing Sellers“ written by Series editor Louis S. Freeman, our authors will guide you through the latest in cutting-edge ...

Mortgage Finance Regulation Answer Book

Answer Book  Answer Book

Published: June 2011

Mortgage finance has always been heavily regulated. In the past year, new requirements mandated by Dodd-Frank and other reform initiatives have made it even more complex.  PLI’s new Mortgage Finance Regulation Answer Book 2011-12 unravels the complexity and walks you through each element of the current regulatory requirements. Using an easy Q&A format, Mortgage Finance Regulation Answer Book 2011-12: Helps you understand the regulations ...

Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2011
Last Updated: July 2013

"[Asset-Based Lending] is a polished gem that deftly brings into focus the major issues.”  — The Secured Lender For 20 years, Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing has been a model of clear, sensible, step-by-step coverage of the techniques, documents, risks, and protections at the heart of this complex specialty. This is the Seventh Edition of Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing and it includes ...

Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era

Treatise  Treatise

Published: September 2011
Last Updated: August 2013

This second edition of Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era is designed to provide the practitioner, companies, and individuals who believe they have claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act or Dodd-Frank Act with a detailed understanding of the whistleblower provisions of the Acts, their regulations, and the rapidly developing case law coming both from the administrative process and the federal courts. With the planned supplements, ...
Featured Faculty/Authors
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA

George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Mina Park

Mina Park ~ Director, Banking and Capital Markets Origination Legal, Asia Pacific, Citi

Harvey I. Saferstein

Harvey I. Saferstein ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.