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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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Expert Reports and Depositions

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

KENNETH I. SCHACTER: But we'll talk about expert reports-- preparing expert reports under the now three or four-year-old version of the federal rules, a new regime that went into effect in 2010. And we will also discuss expert depositions, something else we touched on a little bit in the first topic; how to depose an expert; how to get your expert ready for her deposition, from on the lawyer's perspective and the expert's perspective. We have two ...

Inside the U.S. Black Box: CFIUS National Security Reviews of Foreign Acquisitions 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

AMY TAUB: My name is Amy Taub and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Inside the US Black Box, CFIUS National Security Reviews of Foreign Acquisitions. 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 ...

Take-Private Transactions

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

YUKAKO KAWATA: OK, so we are picking up with the second part of our M&A panels, and a presentation on take-private transactions. So David and Michael, all yours. DAVID ALLINSON: Thank you. So for this panel discussion we are going to focus on take-private transactions, which are public companies that are taken private either by strategic competitors or private equity firms, and also in some cases by the controlling stockholders of the particular ...

Fundamentals of Private Equity Investing

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

YUKAKO KAWATA: OK, are we set? OK. Well now we will get started with our two M&A panels. For that let me start with David Allinson, who is immediately to my left. He is the global court co-chair of the Latham and Watkins mergers and acquisitions practice, and the former co-chair of the Private Equity Practice Group and the New York Corporate Department. So David has been doing this and participating in our conference for many years, and we appreciate ...

Litigation Alternatives and Hot Topics in the U.S. and Abroad

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Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2014

SPEAKER 1: So welcome back, You are participating in Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace. It's 3:30 in the afternoon, Pacific Standard Time. And we are just starting our last segment. I did mean to mention earlier for some reason, my PowerPoints were not in your materials. And I think some of the other PowerPoints are not in the materials. So if you would like them, either email PLI or email me, and I'll make sure that you get ...

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, ...

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