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Securities Arbitration 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend FINRA arbitrations have undergone significant changes in the past year and we expect significant developments in the near future.  If you are a practitioner, arbitrator, mediator, or intend to be any above in the future, this program is an invaluable resource for cutting edge events, practical takeaways, and a means of meeting the FINRA staff who manage the forum. This year’s ...

Insider Trading Law 2015: Implications of Newman & Enforcement Trends

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Insider trading is a critical area of criminal and civil securities enforcement and will likely remain so for some time to come.  Following the Second Circuit’s recent ground-breaking decision in United States v. Newman, however, the law’s contours are in flux.  This program will discuss the state of the law, enforcement priorities in this area, and how clients can avoid the government’s crosshairs.  ...

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice. Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes. What You Will Learn Crisp and clear drafting techniques, including the use of “Plain English” Tailoring ...

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend At this three hour program, an expert faculty will review and  provide practical guidance on current ethical issues faced by attorneys in banking and financial services. What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations  Ethical concerns when representing ...

Securities Law and Practice 2015: How the SEC Works

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Securities Filings 2015: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or ...

Hedge Fund Management 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend At this full day event, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the registered ...

Government Contracts 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Congress and the regulators appear to have rediscovered acquisition reform in 2015.  The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are considering a host of potential acquisition changes, including what may be a renewed focus on commercial items. The Office of Federal Procurement policy is focused on IT acquisition and “category management” across Government.  Additional rules that affect the entire supply ...

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend As the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area – from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law and consulting firms – will lead you through the emerging best practices ...

Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend Recent market activity demonstrates that crowdfunding is now a bona fide alternative form of early and mid-stage corporate finance and can lead to exits in the M&A and capital markets arenas. In the face of this tremendous growth trajectory, the industry has divided into several categories, each with its own legal risks and challenges. Will this growth continue? Join our expert faculty for ...

Select Concepts in Drafting Contracts 2015: Analyzing Ambiguities and Contract Boilerplate

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Webcast of live New York session.Mark Your Calendar. More Information to Come.

Cybersecurity 2015: Managing the Risk

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Cyber attacks have wreaked havoc on organizations in nearly every industry sector. From Sony to JPMorgan Chase to Target, cyber criminals have made it clear that no entity is immune. In today’s interconnected world, cybercrime targets are found in every industry sector. Media reports of the staggering number of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks attest to this trend, and the events of 2014 have dwarfed earlier hacking ...

Shareholder Activism: What You Need To Be Doing Now 2015

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Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

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Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and a continued low interest ...

White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The government’s ...

Corporate Counsel Institute 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The role of the corporate counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies.  It is essential for all corporate counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business matters ...

Pocket MBA Fall 2015: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend  Financial and accounting knowledge is critically important for attorneys and allied professionals to have to successfully navigate the current legal, regulatory and financial reporting environment.  This program is specifically designed for non-accountants and will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, ...

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2015

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend In the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms' corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation.  At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation about the relevant regulatory framework as well as practical ...

Prison Law 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend: Prison conditions and prisoner treatment issues are getting unprecedented attention as the nation focuses on the magnitude of the national prison population.  With its sixth Prison Law program, PLI continues its examination of these important issues.  In an area where advocates face increasingly challenging legal issues whether they represent incarcerated people from a public interest practice, private practice or ...

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2015

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets.  The Dodd-Frank Act has changed and is continuing to change how these important instruments are regulated and transacted.  This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their new environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that allocates the risks and price exposures ...

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2015

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The Dodd-Frank Act established a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products.  That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC. For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and at the direction of ...

Private Placements and Other Financing Alternatives 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session. Why You Should Attend Join our expert faculty of leading practitioners and regulators as we discuss and analyze the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings. We will address the changes to private and exempt offerings brought about by the JOBS Act, including the SEC’s final rules relaxing the ban on general solicitation for certain Rule 506 offerings and 144A offerings, and the practical ...

Securities Regulation Institute (47th Annual)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.    For more than four decades, PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation has been the premier conference on securities regulation and corporate governance for lawyers, from new associates to seasoned practitioners.  This year’s Institute will once again bring you the nation’s leading securities and corporate legal experts to deliver practical insights and real-world ...

Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Outsourcing has firmly established itself as a common practice - often being standard for new companies.  Sourcing agreements raise numerous legal and compliance concerns that counsel are challenged to manage.  Whether in the pre-contract negotiation phase or when problems arise during fulfillment, attorneys on both sides of the agreement must know the risks that might ...

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2015

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Webcast of live New York session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come.

Featured Faculty/Authors
Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia