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Antitrust Law Answer Book 2014

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Published: August 2013

As the economy improves, the Justice Department is ramping up its antitrust enforcement efforts. Given the potential for severe criminal sanctions and civil liability, expert guidance is indispensable to successfully navigate a legal minefield that often combines government enforcement and potentially devastating private suits.Jones Day has forged a stellar reputation in some of the most challenging antitrust matters in history, and the Antitrust ...

Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2015 contains answers to those common insurance issues that plague business owners and managers. Intended to be an easy reference guide that non-lawyers and business people could consult for use in risk management planning, Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2015 addresses the most common forms of business liability insurance Being held personally liable for a business-related decision is the nightmare ...

Consumer Financial Services Answer Book 2015

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Published: September 2014

The “Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010” (CFPA), Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act, made major changes in how consumer financial services are regulated, and many of these important changes are now in effect.  The Consumer Financial Services Answer Book 2015 describes in concise detail the new regulatory structure and requirements.  This new publication describes:Updated requirements under such federal statutes as the Truth in Lending ...

Corporate Compliance Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

Covering the full spectrum of heavily regulated industries and corporate activities in a convenient Q&A format, the Corporate Compliance Answer Book 2015 helps you develop, implement, and enforce compliance programs that detect and prevent wrongdoing. You’ll learn how to use risk assessment to pinpoint and reduce your company’s areas of legal exposure • apply gap analyses to detect and eliminate flaws in your compliance programs • conduct ...

EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency enforces an extensive array of federal environmental laws and regulations, and it delegates enforcement authority to state environmental officials as well. These laws may affect not only major manufacturing operations (like chemicals and automobiles), but also small businesses and operations such as hospitals, universities, farms, and municipal governments. Failure to comply may subject firms and their officers ...

ERISA Benefits Litigation Answer Book

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Published: April 2013

The 1974 enactment of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) brought to the federal courts an array of claims that had previously been decided under a patchwork of state and local laws. The many subsequent changes in employee retirement options and the resulting federal regulations have created a complex legal web for attorneys to navigate. The newly published ERISA Benefits Litigation Answer Book 2013 provides a comprehensive overview ...

Expert Witness Answer Book 2014

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Published: April 2014

The expert witness, once anomalous, is now integral to virtually every lawsuit. Understanding the rules that regulate when an expert witness may be allowed to testify is vital to successful litigation practice. The newly published Expert Witness Answer Book 2014 walks you through every aspect of this key area, providing, in a direct Q&A format, clear instruction on the legal framework as provided by the Daubert trilogy and subsequent rulings, ...

Financial Institutions Answer Book 2014: Law, Governance, Compliance

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Published: March 2014

Reflecting the many statutory and regulatory changes made since the beginning of the recent economic downturn, the newly published Financial Institutions Answer Book 2014 provides, in a handy Q&A format, a comprehensive overview of the complex federal requirements regulating financial institutions in the United States. Every aspect of a financial institution life cycle is covered, from understanding the differences in regulation based on what ...

Financially Distressed Companies Answer Book 2014

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Published: June 2014

In order to survive, a company in financial distress must approach its business and capital structure differently than a financially sound company. A company in financial distress may, for example, need to preserve cash by stretching accounts payable, to raise cash by selling assets, or to arrange for emergency liquidity from institutional lenders. The response of a company to its deteriorating financial condition will almost certainly affect, perhaps ...

Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book 2014

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Published: July 2014

In a fast-changing U.S. health care environment, Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book 2014 provides the reader with a road map of how general M&A principles apply to transactions in the health care sector. Organized into four parts, it includes practical advice on how to address the various industry-specific issues arising in health care acquisitions:Part I: Structuring Health Care M&A Transactions, focuses on the various ...

Insider Trading Law and Compliance Answer Book 2015

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Published: September 2014

Because the insider trading laws apply to everyone — not just corporate insiders — a proper understanding of both the basics of insider trading law as well as some of the complexities and nuances of this important area of the law is important to anyone who invests in the securities markets. Insider Trading Law and Compliance Answer Book 2015 provides you with a step-by-step understanding of the legal requirements imposed upon all investors. ...

Insurance Regulation Answer Book 2015

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Published: July 2014

Insurance in the United States has historically been regulated principally by the individual states, rather than by the federal government.  However, there are common underlying concepts, and there is a degree of uniformity among states due to the efforts of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to create uniform standards throughout the United States.  In addition, the recent financial reforms have added more federal requirements ...

Intellectual Property Law Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

Written in a convenient Q&A format, this highly practical resource is an easy-to-use guide to copyright, trademark, and patent law. Underscoring its highly accessible approach, Intellectual Property Law Answer Book 2015 tackles IP from the ground up, including such key aspects as definitions and IP basics, critical statutes, case law and research tips, formalities and registration, infringement, and practical aspects of litigation.Whether you’re ...

Labor Management Law Answer Book 2015

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Published: June 2014

Increased enforcement of labor and employment laws puts a premium on the reliable guidance required to successfully anticipate and respond to compliance demands in a legally sound and enterprise-friendly manner.This “one-stop resource” allows you to easily access the vital insights you need to deal with a host of increasingly complex real-world labor management issues, including obligations under executive orders affecting labor relations of federal ...

Maritime Law Answer Book 2014

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Published: March 2014

Vessels have been governed by a special form of common law, as well as special statutes and international agreements, since maritime commerce began in the earliest civilizations. It is that body of law that is the subject of Maritime Law Answer Book 2014. Simply put, if there is a vessel involved you may need this book.Using a straightforward Q&A format, Maritime Law Answer Book 2014 is a comprehensive overview that covers the array of U.S. regulatory ...

Medical Devices Law and Regulation Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

The regulation of medical devices has grown increasingly complex since the Medical Device Amendments to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) were introduced in 1976.  Medical Devices Law and Regulation Answer Book 2015 walks you through the current regulatory requirements and describes every aspect from pre-market requirements for specific types of devices to post-market regulation and ongoing government enforcement and investigation.With ...

Mortgage Finance Regulation Answer Book

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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 ...

Personal Bankruptcy Answer Book

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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 ...

Pharmaceutical Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book 2014

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Published: January 2014

Regulation of the pharmaceutical industry by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has increased in the past decade. In particular, passage of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 has led to heightened supervision. PLI's Pharmaceutical Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book 2014 provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory issues faced by the different participants in the pharmaceutical industry.In an easy Q&A format, ...

Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2015

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Published: July 2014

With the vast increase in the number and kinds of communication devices in the past few decades, the importance and complexity of federal regulation of everything from spectrum licensing to antitrust and content regulation has grown.Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2015 is a comprehensive overview of the issues faced by the many different participants in the telecommunications industry.In an easy-to-read Q&A format, Telecommunications Law Answer ...

Transfer Pricing Answer Book 2014

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Published: April 2014

The phenomena of increasingly global business enterprises with valuable intangible property expose companies to transfer pricing enforcement by different countries around the world.  Many of these countries are increasingly aggressive in enforcing their local transfer pricing rules, as they attempt to protect their tax revenue base.  To avoid double taxation of the same income in this environment, companies often are required to deal with ...
Featured Faculty/Authors
Mark D. Roellig

Mark D. Roellig ~ Executive Vice President and General Counsel, MassMutual Financial Group

Jodie Berger

Jodie Berger ~ Regional Counsel, Legal Services of Northern California

David G. Wilkins

David G. Wilkins ~ Chief Compliance Officer, SNC-Lavalin Group