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Antitrust Law Answer Book 2015

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Published: November 2014

“[S]ynthesize[s] incredibly complicated antitrust concepts into easily digestible bites of practical advice.” – Andrea Agathoklis Murino, Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC American antitrust law, now over a century old, is a huge and complex area of practice. Antitrust Law Answer Book 2015 steps back from the many details to provide a basic, practical overview of U.S. antitrust law for the non-expert who ...

Attorney-Client Privilege Answer Book 2015

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Published: October 2014

Attorney-Client Privilege Answer Book 2015 provides, in a Q&A format, clear answers to the questions that attorneys grapple with on a regular basis as to what is, or is not, covered by the attorney-client privilege. As the bounds of the attorneyclient privilege are narrower and less clear than many lawyers —and most clients — believe them to be, Attorney-Client Privilege Answer Book clarifies, and provides practical examples, of what ...

Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

Being held personally liable for a businessrelated decision is the nightmare of every company manager, officer and director. As a result of the recent economic downturn, the number of cases being brought against businesses and the people who run them has surged. Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2015 provides a concise roadmap to the kinds of issues being litigated, and the types of liability insurance available to protect against suit and ...

Class Actions and Mass Torts Answer Book 2015

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Scheduled Release Date: December 2014

Class Actions and Mass Torts Answer Book 2015 provides a comprehensive overview of the current law regulating when and where, and if, class actions can be brought in state and federal courts. Walking through the process from initiation of the case to filing an appeal, Class Actions and Mass Torts Answer Book 2015 provides a detailed analysis of such areas as: Class action prerequisites Injunctive relief and damages classes  ...

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: The requirements under such federal statutes as ...

Corporate Compliance Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

Representing the combined work of more than forty leading compliance attorneys, 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 analysis to detect and eliminate flaws in your compliance program Conduct internal investigations ...

EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

“[If] you have any interaction at all with the EPA, then this is a book you need to have.” – Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Delaware Environmental Law Blog Environmental regulation and enforcement over the past thirty years has evolved from a barely significant effort undertaken primarily by a few federal agencies into a vast nationwide network of federal and state agencies. EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer ...

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

“A user-friendly, must-own resource for firms engaged in trial litigation, especially those with new attorneys.” – Stephen A. Braunlich, Colorado Bar Association “A well-written, well-organized resource for analyzing and handling expert witness issues . . . designed for use in the trenches.” – Robert Meriwether, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP Expert Witness Answer Book 2014 walks you through ...

Financial Institutions Answer Book 2014: Law, Governance, Compliance

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Published: March 2014

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 type of charter is chosen, through ongoing capital and deposit activities requirements and major changes in corporate control, ...

Financially Distressed Companies Answer Book 2014

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Published: June 2014

“Bartner demystifies the bankruptcy process in a succinct, readable ‘Q&A’ style.” – Stephanie Wickouski, Bryan Cave LLP Financially Distressed Companies Answer Book 2014 provides a broad overview of topics relating to financially distressed companies. It is intended to be an easy reference with respect to issues for the management of a company finding itself in financial distress, a vendor or other creditor ...

Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book 2014

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Published: July 2014

M&A activity in the health care industry is at its highest level since the 1980s. Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book 2014, co-edited by Andrew L. Bab and Kevin A. Rinker at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, provides the reader with a roadmap to this booming 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 ...

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 Regulation Answer Book 2015 provides a general overview of the significant legal and regulatory guidelines that govern the insurance business in the United States. While it is deliberately high-level, providing an introduction to a complex and constantly changing area of the law, Insurance Regulation Answer Book 2015 offers readers practical guidance designed to assist them to effectively uncover the legal implications of proposed actions ...

Intellectual Property Law Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

Intellectual Property Law Answer Book 2015 is an easy-to-use resource for practitioners facing a patent, trademark, or copyright issue for the first time, or looking for a refresher on IP law. Written in a Q&A format, it answers basic and complex questions, helps readers grasp key terminology, addresses both transactional and litigation issues, and supplies abundant practical guidance. Intellectual Property Law Answer Book 2015 contains a wealth ...

Labor Management Law Answer Book 2015

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Published: June 2014

Labor Management Law Answer Book 2015 is a concise overview of the controlling provisions of the NLRA and the other major federal labor legislation. Reflecting the in-depth knowledge and experience of the authors, it walks you through every requirement of federal law, including: obligations under executive orders affecting labor relations of federal contractors federal preemption of state regulation reporting requirements of unions ...

Maritime Law Answer Book 2014

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Published: March 2014

Ninety percent of the world’s goods are carried in ships, with maritime commerce affecting nearly every product bought or sold in the United States. With the modernization of the shipping industry, as well as traditional bank finance, shipping companies have gained access to the public markets in the United States, and many are now publicly held here. Add to this the global economic crisis and downturn in shipping markets, and both publicly ...

Medical Devices Law and Regulation Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

Medical Devices Law and Regulation Answer Book 2015 walks you through the current regulatory requirements and provides in-depth coverage of individual FDA programs that cover everything from conducting clinical trials, preparing successful premarket submissions, adhering to quality system requirements, and fulfilling post-market obligations. With over thirty contributors from a variety of major law firms and consulting firms specializing in medical ...

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

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, ...

Pharmaceutical Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book 2014

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Published: January 2014

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, Pharmaceutical Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book 2014 describes: The FDA's authority and potential actions to regulate prescription drugs and biologics both before and after approval by the agency A facility's rights ...

Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2015

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Published: July 2014

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 Book 2015 describes: The duties and obligations that apply to common carriers that provide telecommunications services The impact of and policy goals behind the Communications Act of 1934 and Telecommunications ...

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 ...
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