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Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.What you will learnEthics rules that govern behavior in negotiation, including: When is it permissible to communicate with adverse clients, directly or indirectly? What exposure does counsel have for participating in the negotiation and execution of contracts containing express or implied misrepresentations? Protecting sensitive information and responding to opponent’s probes for sensitive information ...

Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session. Why You Should Attend State and local taxation has become increasingly important. The state and local tax liabilities of many companies exceed their federal tax liabilities and state revenue departments have intensified their audit activities in a search for revenue. PLI is delighted to present this essential program in which leading state and local tax experts will describe basic principles ...

Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. Why You Should Attend With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence.  Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expand ...

Pension Plan Investments 2015: Current Perspectives

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York Session.Why You Should Attend Experienced practitioners in the area of pension investment law, together with senior representatives of the Department of Labor, will give their perspectives, and illuminate issues, on current topics and recent developments. Continued statutory, regulatory and market changes ensure a full agenda of new developments to be debated and analyzed by the panelists. The Dodd-Frank financial reform ...

Consumer Financial Services Institute (20th Annual)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend 2015 will mark the 20th year of this marquee PLI program.  The 2015 Institute will focus on the most current regulatory, enforcement and litigation updates touching on a wide range of consumer financial services, including mortgages, auto finance, credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposit accounts, emerging payment systems, including mobile pay-services and e-wallets, as well ...

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session. Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often ...

Venture Capital 2015: Nuts and Bolts

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend A thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a venture capital ...

How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session. The IPO market is as hot as ever. Given the continued uptick in activity, this program is extremely timely.  In almost any market, however, understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors. Hear from an experienced faculty, including attorneys, an underwriter, and a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, who will analyze ...

Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.What you will learn This concise program will deliver the latest case law and practical takeaways concerning legal ethics issues stemming from commercial litigation.  Our faculty of seasoned litigators, who collectively have represented a wide range of commercial legal matters and understand the ethical gray areas attorneys face in practice, will discuss clear pathways and some consensus thinking ...

Elder Law Institute (27th Annual)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The 27th Annual Elder Law Institute presents current legal topics important to your older clients, and your younger clients with aging parents. Many of the subjects covered this year focus on planning for incapacity, paying for health care and maintaining the legal autonomy and dignity of your aging clients.  The subject of elder law is a part of every practice – we ...

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session. Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, to learn all you need to know about critical Post-Grant proceedings. Post-grant patent challenge proceedings were pursued in record number – more than twice what was predicted – before the USPTO’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) in 2014. The level of filing continues to accelerate ...

Financial Services Conflicts of Interest & Fiduciary Duties: Navigating the Emerging Regulatory Maze

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend The SEC and DOL continue to consider rulemaking that could dramatically change the regulatory framework establishing fiduciary duties and obligations for broker-dealers, advisors and service providers in the retirement marketplace. Likewise, commodity trading and municipal advisors have to be mindful of fiduciary obligations that apply to their activity. At the same time, regulators are pressing ...

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session. This seminar will revisit the building blocks of commercial real estate financing. It will focus on the steps counsel needs to take to get a deal closed – what lender’s counsel needs to do to deliver a valid mortgage lien without surprises, and what borrower’s counsel needs to do to get the borrower the money it needs. We will look at how lenders review leases; ...

How To Read Financial Statements 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes. At this practical half-day event, a distinguished ...

Securities Litigation 2015: From Investigation to Trial

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The landscape of securities litigation is constantly evolving and changing. This program takes you through all the issues that can arise in the most complex securities matters — from the initial government investigation to the filing of the civil cases to either settlement or trial. If you practice in this dynamic field, you know that the need to stay current and develop ...

Global Trademark Search and Application Workshop 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend Join a faculty of domestic and international legal experts as they provide practical guidance for the trademark search and application process in the U.S. and abroad, including Canada and Mexico. This practice-based program will get attendees involved and provide take-away tips that can be put into use in daily practice immediately. Learn about the differences and similarities of differing ...

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend Attend this program so that you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues.  Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, school discipline, regional center eligibility, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assist ...

Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend We continue to see unprecedented enforcement efforts by government and regulatory agencies. This unique program brings together panels of senior staff from the various enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, FINRA, New York State Department of Financial Services, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Attorney’s ...

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session.Why You Should Attend Staying abreast of the current developments in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganizations is essential, and this advanced conference assembles a remarkable faculty of bankruptcy judges and leading practitioners who will provide you with a thorough review and analysis of hot topics and recent decisions in diverse industries. They will cover the Supreme Court’s decisions of Stern v. Marshall ...

IP Monetization 2015: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The rapidly evolving field of Intellectual property ("IP") monetization and value extraction has become a core consideration for many companies.  IP monetization transactions that can have a significant financial impact are maturing, adding significant value-creating options for IP owners and investors.  Examples of such options include (i) carve-outs of IP assets in ...

Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session. This program is designed to provide attendees with a basic overview of the legal, regulatory and operational issues affecting “registered investment companies” – the universe of publicly offered pooled investment vehicles that include mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) and others.  Attendees will learn the fundamentals ...

Higher Education Law 2015: Current Issues & Recent Developments

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Scholarships are available to attend this program. Please click this  for information. Why You Should Attend At PLI’s Higher Education Law 2015: Current Issues & Recent Developments, an expert faculty, comprised of attorneys working both in private practice and in universities, will provide updates  and best practices in three important  areas of higher education ...

Making Sense of Mobilehomes – Homeowner and Tenants’ Rights

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Approximately 6% of all occupied housing in the United States consists of manufactured homes (generally referred to as mobilehomes).  This almost uniquely American version of housing has been and continues to be a more affordable option for many people, but it is an option fraught with dangers that most homeowners do not understand or consider before making that choice.  It is also an option regulated by an array of ...

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) is at the top of most companies’ key risk areas. DOJ and SEC resources devoted to investigating violations and enforcing the law remain at an all-time high. Recent FCPA enforcement actions and disclosures demonstrate that no industry is immune from FCPA scrutiny, and FCPA sweep investigations across industry sectors are ...

Leveraged Financing 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend At this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding sources and product offerings, current covenant approaches, ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Jae  Kim

Jae Kim ~ Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Rambus Inc.

Lori A. Richards

Lori A. Richards ~ Chief Compliance Officer, Asset Management Unit, JP Morgan & Co

Edwin E. Smith

Edwin E. Smith ~ Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP