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Social Media Marketing on a Global Basis 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 30, 2014

AMY: Now it is my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Chris Chase. CHRISTOPHER R. CHASE: Thank you, Amy. And good morning or good afternoon for everyone out there listening. First want to thank PLI for putting this together. I really appreciate it. It should be a good webinar. I want to thank all of you attendees for listening as well. So I am a marketing intellectual property attorney with Frankfurt Kurnit here in New York, where I work brands ...

Raising Venture Capital Funds: Reach More Limited Partners Using General Solicitation 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 29, 2014

SPEAKER: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Kiran Lingam. KIRAN LINGAM: Thanks, Amy. A quick disclaimer before we get going. The opinions expressed here are solely the opinions of the respective speaker. Nothing herein shall create an attorney client privilege. Seek the advice of a licensed attorney in your jurisdiction before taking any action that may affect your rights. So with that out of the way, I'm honored to be here with ...

National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 25, 2014

AMY TAUB: Thank you. Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a Program Attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, National Labor Relations Board versus Noel Canning; What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? Before I begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have ...

Using Poison Pills to Address Shareholder Activism 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 24, 2014

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Frank Aquila. FRANK AQUILA: Thank you, Amy. Today we're going to talk about a particularly timely topic, and that is shareholder activism and how poison pills-- technically, shareholder rights plans, but we'll call them poison pills for today's program-- how poison pills and other defensive measures can be used in the context of shareholder activists coming after a company. Next slide, please. ...

Pom Wonderful v. Coca-Cola: Supreme Court Rules on Lanham Act and FDCA Food and Beverage Labeling Interplay 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 23, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub and I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Pom Wonderful v. Coca Cola, Supreme Court rules on Lanham Act and FDCA food and beverage labeling interplay. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials ...

Select Concepts in Drafting Contracts 2014: Analyzing Ambiguities and Contract Boilerplate

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Recorded on: Jul. 22, 2014

GRACE: Program. It's my pleasure to introduce the chair of today's program, Vincent Martorana. Vinny is counsel in the corporate and securities group with Reed Smith's New York office. His practice includes the representation of clients in domestic and cross border mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing arrangements, corporate restructurings, private equity investments, and securities ...

Managing a Cyber Disaster: Cyber Insurance and Tools to Mitigate Losses and Liability 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 22, 2014

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Roberta Anderson. ROBERTA D. ANDERSON: Thank you, Amy. Hello everyone, and thank you so much for registering today. I hope the program is informative for you all, and as exciting as insurance related webcasts can be. I think the cyber aspect helps in that regard. And Brian and I look forward to your questions. By way of introduction, as Amy said, my name is Roberta Anderson. I'm a cyber security ...

Emerging Regulatory Landscape for U.S. Asset-Backed Securities 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 21, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello, my name is Amy Taub and I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Emerging Regulatory Landscapes for US Asset-Backed Securities. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via the Course Materials tab ...

Aereo: What Does the Supreme Court's Decision Mean for Other Internet Video and Cloud-Based Services? (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 17, 2014

SPEAKER 1: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Bruce Keller. BRUCE KELLER: Welcome everybody. We're going to organize today's briefing by having a series of questions that we've created largely based on comments that we've seen in the press, in the blogosphere, all public record information and all part of the intense interest that has accompanied this case since it was filed. And we thought that since it's an audio conference only, ...

Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int'l: Supreme Court Rules that General Purpose Computers Cannot Save Claims Directed to Abstract Ideas 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 17, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello, my name is Amy Taub, and I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Alice Corporation versus CLS Bank International-- Supreme Court Rules that General Purpose Computers Cannot Save Claims Directed to Abstract Ideas. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember ...

Crying for Argentina: U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Foreign Sovereign Judgment Enforcement Immunity 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 15, 2014

AMY TAUB: Thank you. Hello, my name is Amy Taub and I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Crying for Argentina: US Supreme Court Restricts Foreign Sovereign Judgment Enforcement Immunity. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing and, time permitting, they will be addressed during ...

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Enforcement

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

ALEX HAO: Now we're on to our second or third panel. And this is very interesting, a huge hot topic. Ethics and corruption enforcement. While the BRICS countries and the emerging markets, these different countries we've been talking about this morning, they do offer tremendous business opportunities. But at the same time, I think it's also evident that they also pose grave risks for corruption and FCPA and other anti-bribery law violations. In addition ...

Antitrust Considerations in International Deals

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

MAURIZIO LEVI-MINZI: So our next topic is antitrust considerations in international deals. And to talk about that, we have speakers if you have already met earlier today, so I don't need to do extensive introduction but we have again Yingling from Junhe firm in China, Ben Newland from King & Spalding in Dubai and we have Amadeu Ribeiro, from New York-- I should say rather than Sao Paolo. Anyway, so antitrust. Well, antitrust clearances are often ...

How to Choose and Work with Local Law Firms

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

ALEX HAO: Well, welcome back. I think we still have some people left here. Good news for you, this is the last panel. So we've done a lot. It's been a long day. And hopefully we still have some very good insights to share with all of you. And this last panel on how to choose and work with local law firms. We're going to have a great panel of experts sharing their first hand experience selecting, working with local counsel in different jurisdictions, ...

Inbound Investments

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

MAURIZIO LEVI-MINZI: Usually the tough one. Everybody had lunch, everybody's feeling a little bit sleepy. But we're going to try to wake you up with some exciting topic. So the focus of our discussion this afternoon is actually on the market that is the hottest and the most interesting one for most countries in the world, and that's the United States of America. There is a great deal of interest in investing here on the part of many companies in BRIC ...

Due Diligence and Negotiation Issues in Africa, China, and Russia

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

ALEX HAO: I think this is something that you're never going to see in a World Cup soccer match even in the second half, which is you have six national teams and everybody wins. We'll try to be as interesting for the second half. I know it's been a long mega panel. When Mauricio and I talked about this, we were excited by the idea of splitting this into two panels actually I think for the first time in the many years of history of this particular ...

Due Diligence and Negotiation Issues in the Middle East, Latin America, and India

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Recorded on: Jul. 14, 2014

MAURIZIO LEVI-MINZI: The topic on the agenda for the first panel involves the thorniest issues that we confront in cross-border work-- due diligence and negotiation issues. To help us consider these issues, we have an impressive panel. We've actually divided this conversation in two portions-- that first portion will focus on Brazil, India, and the Middle East followed by the second portion when we would talk about China, Russia, and Africa. Let ...

Performance-Based Executive Compensation: Governance and Litigation Considerations for Employers, Directors, Institutional Investors and Their Counsel 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 10, 2014

AMY: It's now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Dr. Susan Mangiero. SUSAN MANGIERO: Thank you, Amy and the Practicing Law Institute for providing a venue about this important topic. And Jeff, having seen his slides, I know the audience will learn a lot today from your comments about the legal landscape. As shown in slide four, our briefing topics will address new regulations such as say on pay mandates, increasing shareholder agitations ...

Repos and Systemic Risk 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 9, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, "Repos and Systemic Risk." Before you begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via the course material tab in the program window. Our ...

Recent Enforcement and Other Regulatory Issues

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

YUKAKO KAWATA: OK. Well, here we are with our final panel and dealing with recent enforcement and other regulatory issues. So this is the panel where we get all scared about what sort of horrible things can happen to us if we don't behave as proper investment advisers. So let me introduce the panel. To my left is Marc Elovitz. Mark is a partner in the New York office of Schulte Roth & Zabel and is the chair of the firm's Investment Management ...

Raising a Private Equity Fund: Current Terms

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

YUKAKO KAWATA: OK. Are we on? OK. All right. So now moving on to our next panel. This will be a fun panel. This is what I call the GP-LP. panel. And to do the GP-LP panel, we have, really, the two really perfect people to do the GP-LP panel. To my left is Bruce Lieb. He is the managing partner of Proskauer Rose. I guess he gets some time to do private fund negotiations from time to time. And he is a member of Proskauer's Private Equity Group. Many, ...

Key Principles of Trademark Law and Unfair Competition

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

ANNE HIARING HOCKING: So I couldn't start the program without mentioning one of the most important cases, really, in the trademark world in a long time, the Washington Redskins case. I recommend the opinion to you simply for you to get a feeling for the breadth of consideration that the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board is giving to the issues before it. And just by way of introduction, if you don't know what the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board is, ...

Trademark Infringement Primer

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

ANNE HOCKING: Welcome back. I'm pleased to open up the second half of the program. My name is Anne Hiaring Hocking. I'm the chair of Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the global marketplace. We had a very full morning, and we have a very informative and full afternoon as well. We will have two presentations. The first one starts now, and the second one will begin at 3:30 after a networking break. The break'll be at 3:15. So this afternoon, we're ...

Recent Regulatory Developments Affecting the Marketing of Private Equity Funds

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

MARCO MASOTTI: Who's going first? KENNETH J. BERMAN: I think you are. MARCO V. MASOTTI: I am? OK. Well, thank you very much, Yukako I hope everyone appreciates that Yukako is really and truly one of the deans of our business. And it's just terrific that she brings us together once a year to speak about these types of issues that you will hear about today. I think what we propose to do is maybe just-- Ken and I will make a few introductory remarks ...

Trademarks in Practice: Searching, Clearance and the Application Process in the United States

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

ANNE HIARING HOCKING: I'm going to say something. Welcome back to the PLI Global Trademark Workshop. It is my pleasure to say a few things about Richard Kirkpatrick, our next speaker. Not only is he writer of the trademark infringement manual that PLI publishes, and Likelihood of Confusion in Trademark Law, which you can buy, of course, from PLI. Which, after you realize that he wrote the book, what else can you say? But Richard has a lot of very ...

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