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This program is specifically designed for in-house and law firm attorneys and other professionals who work with financial information. It will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers. Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for this program is unusually diverse, including top partners from elite accounting firms and law firms, private equity investors, bankers, consultants and academics.

• New!  Internal audits: What they do

• New!  Demystifying derivatives

• Key factors shaping financial reporting

• Foundational finance, accounting and economics terminology and principles

• How businesses generate, deploy and manage capital

• How to “navigate” and understand the basic financial statements

• Practical corporate finance concepts — financial ratios and analysis

• The use of valuations and evaluating the financial health of an entity

• Fraud, corruption and regulatory risks

• Case Study: Accounting Fundamentals and Financial Statements in Practice                          

…and more                           

Special Feature

• Earn Ethics and Skills credit

• Appropriate for litigation and transactional attorneys

Lecture Topics [Total time 12:52:45]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Opening Remarks* [00:03:15]
    Rajay Desai, Rodin M. Hai-Jew
  • Accounting Fundamentals [01:23:10]
    Michael Bartuska, Brittany Cadwalader, Rajay Desai, Jack Jones, Andrew Monroe
  • Financial Statements in Practice: A Case Study [01:45:35]
    Michael Bartuska, Brittany Cadwalader, Rajay Desai, Jack Jones, Xavier Oustalniol
  • Internal Audits: What They Do and How They Focus a Company's Strategy [01:00:20]
    Charmaine Wilson
  • Investment Banking Basics: Fundamentals of Capital Structures [01:14:30]
    Anna T. Pinedo
  • Financial Information Analysis [00:58:30]
    Bryan Ketroser, Torben Voetmann, Ph.D., Greg Halm
  • Demystifying Derivatives [01:01:50]
    Ilene K. Froom, Subadra Rajappa
  • What is it Worth? Valuations [00:54:45]
    Ryan T. Miller, M. Todd Scott
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations [01:01:05]
    Marvin G. Padilla, Jeremy M. Weitz
  • Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity [01:15:10]
    Seth Goldman, David Goad
  • Regulatory and Legal Compliance in International Business and Trade [01:14:05]
    Catherine E. Moreno, Xavier Oustalniol
  • Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World [01:00:30]
    Nina L. Flax

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Accounting Fundamentals (PowerPoint slides)
    Michael Bartuska, Rajay Desai, Brittany Cadwalader, Jack Jones
  • How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impacts Professional Service Firms (July 2018)
    Jennifer Finger
  • Financial Statements in Practice (PowerPoint slides)
    Michael Bartuska, Brittany Cadwalader, Rajay Desai, Jack Jones
  • Division of Corporation Finance: Financial Reporting Manual (Updated December 1, 2017)
  • A Corporate & Securities Attorney’s Comparison of Public vs. Private Companies (Revised February 17, 2017)
    Patrick A. Reardon
  • Internal Audit Presentation Notes (Outline)
    Jenna O'Brien
  • Internal Audit: What They Do and How They Focus a Company’s Strategy? (PowerPoint slides)
    Michael A. Zumach, David Haronik, Andrell Holloway
  • Conducting Internal Investigations (April 2015)
    Stavroula E. Lambrakopoulos, Curtis S. Kowalk, Michael J. Missal
  • Ch. 24: United States, The Private Equity Review, Seventh Edition
    Paul W. Anderson
  • A Basic Introduction to the Methodology Used to Determine a Discount Rate
    Dubravka K. Tosic
  • Jan Jindra and Torben Voetmann, Discussion of the Pre and Post-Tax Discount Rates and Cash Flows: A Technical Note, The Journal of Applied Research in Accounting and Finance (JARAF), Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 16–20 (2010)
  • Demystifying Derivatives
    Scott J. Gordon
  • International Organization of Securities Commissions: Statement on Matters to Consider in the Use of Financial Benchmarks (January 5, 2018)
    Michael Wirgin
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of Public Affairs: Final Rules and Interpretations i) Further Defining “Swap,” “Security-Based Swap,” and “Security-Based Swap Agreement”; ii) Regarding “Mixed Swaps”; and iii) Governing Books and Records for “Security-Based Swap Agreements”
    Michael Wirgin
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of Public Affairs: Final Rules Regarding Further Defining “Swap Dealer,” “Major Swap Participant” and “Eligible Contract Participant”
    Michael Wirgin
  • Charlotte Moller and Claude Brown, Insolvency of Virtual Currencies—A New Reality? ReedSmith, LLP, INSOL International News Update (June 2017)
    Ilene K. Froom
  • What Is It Worth? Valuations (Substantive Outline)
    Kenneth P. Herzinger, Ryan T. Miller
  • Opinion, ACP Masters, Ltd. v. Spring Corporation, C.A. No. 8508-VCL; ACP Masters, Ltd. v. Clearwire Corporation, C.A. No. 9042-VCL (Del. Ch. July 21, 2017)
  • Decision, DFC Global Corporations v. Muirfield Value Partners, No. 518, 2016 (Del. Ch. Aug. 1, 2017)
  • Decision, Dell, Inc. v. Magnetar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd., No. 565, 2016 (Del. Ch. Dec. 14, 2017)
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations (PowerPoint slides)
    Jeremy M. Weitz, Marvin G. Padilla
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations
    William J. Rowe, Craig T. Alcorn, Hugo Dubovoy
  • Overview of the Restructuring Process and Alternatives (July 2018)
    Seth Goldman
  • Indicators of Insolvency
    Sandeep Gupta
  • The Trouble with Troubled Companies
    Eric S. Prezant
  • Global Trends in Enforcement Actions (July 26, 2018)
    Kimberly Ratto, Ziwei Xiao, Catherine E. Moreno, Xavier Oustalniol
  • Self-Regulatory Organizations; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change Relating to FINRA Rule 3310 to Conform FINRA Rule 3310 to FinCEN’s Final Rule on Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions, Release No. 34-83154; File No. SR-FINRA-2018-016 (May 2, 2018)
  • Ropes & Gray LLP, Article: Corporate Social Responsibility Compliance in 2018, and Beyond—An Overview for In-House Legal Counsel (March 12, 2018)
    Amanda N. Raad, Melissa C. Bender, Julia L. Chen, Joanna Torode, Nicholas M. Berg, Andrew J. Dale, Keith F. Higgins, Michael R. Littenberg, Isabel K.R. Dische
  • Business Guide to Anti-Corruption Laws 2018: A Guide to the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act
  • Business Guide to Anti-Corruption Laws: 2018 Mid-Year Update
  • Ethical Issues in Negotiating Transactions (March 8, 2018)
    Nina L. Flax, Jodi A. Simala
  • Attorney Discipline in New York
    Lewis Tesser
  • Avoiding Complaints and Violations
    Lewis Tesser
  • Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission Highlights: Annual Report 2017
    Lea S. Gutierrez, James J. Grogan
  • Additional Relevant Articles

Presentation Material

  • Accounting Fundamentals
    Michael Bartuska, Brittany Cadwalader, Rajay Desai, Jack Jones, Andrew Monroe
  • Financial Statements in Practice
    Michael Bartuska, Brittany Cadwalader, Rajay Desai, Jack Jones, Xavier Oustalniol
  • Internal Audit Overview
    Charmaine Wilson
  • Financing Alternatives
    Anna T. Pinedo
  • Using Financial Information in Business Transactions
    Greg Halm, Bryan Ketroser, Torben Voetmann, Ph.D.
  • Demystifying Derivatives
    Ilene K. Froom, Subadra Rajappa
  • Combining Theory & Practice in an Entrepreneurial World: Valuation
    Ryan T. Miller, M. Todd Scott
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations
    Marvin G. Padilla, Jeremy M. Weitz
  • Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity
    David Goad, Seth Goldman
  • Regulatory and Legal Compliance in International Business and Trade
    Catherine E. Moreno, Xavier Oustalniol
  • Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World
    Nina L. Flax
Co-Chair(s)
Rajay Desai ~ Managing Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Rodin M. Hai-Jew ~ Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Speaker(s)
Michael Bartuska ~ Audit Senior Manager, Deloitte Touche LLP
Brittany Cadwalader ~ Audit and Assurance Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Nina L. Flax ~ Mayer Brown LLP
Ilene K. Froom ~ Reed Smith LLP
David Goad ~ Senior Director, FTI Consulting
Seth Goldman ~ Munger Tolles & Olson LLP
Greg Halm ~ Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Jack Jones ~ Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Bryan Ketroser ~ Alto Litigation PC
Ryan T. Miller ~ Senior Manager, Advisory Services, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
Andrew Monroe ~ Senior Manager, Audit & Assurance, Financial Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Catherine E. Moreno ~ Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Xavier Oustalniol ~ Partner, StoneTurn Group
Marvin G. Padilla ~ Managing Director, Intrepid Investment Bankers
Anna T. Pinedo ~ Mayer Brown LLP
Subadra Rajappa ~ Managing Director, Head of US Interest Rate Strategy, Société Générale
M. Todd Scott ~ Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Torben Voetmann, Ph.D. ~ Principal, The Brattle Group; Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco,
Jeremy M. Weitz ~ Buchalter
Charmaine Wilson ~ CIA, CISA; Senior Manager - Internal Audit, Deloitte
General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.

PLI’s live and on-demand webcasts are single-user license products intended for an individual registrant only. Credit will be issued only to the individual registered.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online programs per reporting period.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for Arkansas CLE credit.

California:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period, no more than 6 of which may be audio-only.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “in-house” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 in-house credits per reporting period.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period. Effective January 1, 2019, the limit of distance education per reporting period will increase from 9 to 18 credits.

Iowa:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “unmoderated” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of unmoderated programs per reporting period.

Kansas:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “prerecorded” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of prerecorded programs per reporting period.

Kentucky:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “non-live” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 non-live credits per reporting period.

Louisiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5.5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Minnesota:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 on-demand credits per reporting period.

Mississippi:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Montana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Nebraska:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via self-study programs.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional on-demand web programs can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Only professional practice and law practice management credits may be earned via transitional on-demand web programs. Ethics and skills credits may not be earned via on-demand web programs.

North Carolina:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online programs per reporting period.

North Dakota:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Ohio:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online, on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online, on-demand programs per reporting period.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Puerto Rico:  All PLI products can fulfill Puerto Rico’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “video replay” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 video replay credits per reporting period.

South Carolina:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “alternatively delivered” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of alternatively delivered programs per reporting period.

Tennessee:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 10 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “pre-recorded” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of pre-recorded programs per reporting period.

Washington:  All PLI products can fulfill Washington’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

West Virginia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of online instruction per reporting period.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “repeated, on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of repeated, on-demand programs per reporting period. No ethics credits can be earned via on-demand web programs.

Wyoming:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not eligible for CPD-BC credit unless viewed with at least one other attorney or an articled student. In this case, the credit must be recorded as a “study group.”

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “recorded” credit. If viewed without a colleague, attorneys are limited to 6 credits of recorded programs per year. If viewed with at least one colleague, there is no limit to the number of credits that can be earned via recorded programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s on-demand web programs can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for CPD-HK credit.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s on-demand web programs can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for on-demand web programs vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.

Alberta (CPD-ALBERTA):  All PLI products can fulfill Alberta’s CPD requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Dubai (CLPD-DUBAI):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill CLPD credit requirements.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  Select on-demand web programs qualify as the “QAS Self-Study” delivery method. Please check the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page to verify CPE credit availability.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as "self-paced" credit. SHRM professionals are limited to 30 credits of self-paced programs per recertification period.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Candidates are limited to 10 self-study credits per 12-month period, and certification holders are limited to 20 self-study credits per 2-year renewal period.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Certification (CAMS):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for CAMS credit.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for SW CPE credit.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for CFP credit.

 

This program is specifically designed for in-house and law firm attorneys and other professionals who work with financial information. It will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers. Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for this program is unusually diverse, including top partners from elite accounting firms and law firms, private equity investors, bankers, consultants and academics.

Lecture Topics [Total time 12:52:45]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Opening Remarks* [00:08:35]
    Anna T. Pinedo, Frank J. Weigand, Peter L. Zanolin
  • Accounting Fundamentals [01:15:55]
    Ozgur B. Kan, Evan P. Schiffman
  • Financial Statements in Practice: A Case Study [01:45:18]
    Ozgur B. Kan, Evan P. Schiffman
  • Internal Audits: What They Do and How They Focus a Company's Strategy [01:00:36]
    Jenna O'Brien
  • Investment Banking Basics: Fundamentals of Capital Structures [01:15:19]
    Kevin Haggard, Anna T. Pinedo
  • Financial Information Analysis [00:59:55]
    John Cristiano
  • Demystifying Derivatives [00:59:05]
    Ilene K. Froom, Michael Wirgin, Subadra Rajappa
  • What is it Worth? Valuations [01:00:49]
    Philip J. Antoon, Howard M. Berkower
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations [00:59:16]
    Michelle Garcia, Mary J. Grendell
  • Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity [01:13:30]
    Rick Antonoff, Bruce M. Buchanan
  • Regulatory and Legal Compliance in International Business and Trade [01:15:54]
    Daniel L. Stein, Lorin L. Reisner
  • Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World [00:58:27]
    Lewis Tesser

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Accounting Fundamentals (PowerPoint slides)
    Michael Bartuska, Rajay Desai, Jack Jones, Brittany Cadwalader
  • How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impacts Professional Service Firms (July 2018)
    Jennifer Finger
  • Financial Statements in Practice (PowerPoint slides)
    Michael Bartuska, Rajay Desai, Jack Jones, Brittany Cadwalader
  • Division of Corporation Finance: Financial Reporting Manual (Updated December 1, 2017)
  • A Corporate & Securities Attorney’s Comparison of Public vs. Private Companies (Revised February 17, 2017)
    Patrick A. Reardon
  • Internal Audit Presentation Notes (Outline)
    Jenna O'Brien
  • Internal Audit: What They Do and How They Focus a Company’s Strategy? (PowerPoint slides)
    Michael A. Zumach, David Haronik, Andrell Holloway
  • Conducting Internal Investigations (April 2015)
    Stavroula E. Lambrakopoulos, Curtis S. Kowalk, Michael J. Missal
  • Ch. 24: United States, The Private Equity Review, Seventh Edition
    Paul W. Anderson
  • A Basic Introduction to the Methodology Used to Determine a Discount Rate
    Dubravka K. Tosic
  • Jan Jindra and Torben Voetmann, Discussion of the Pre and Post-Tax Discount Rates and Cash Flows: A Technical Note, The Journal of Applied Research in Accounting and Finance (JARAF), Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 16–20 (2010)
  • Demystifying Derivatives
    Scott J. Gordon
  • International Organization of Securities Commissions: Statement on Matters to Consider in the Use of Financial Benchmarks (January 5, 2018)
    Michael Wirgin
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of Public Affairs: Final Rules and Interpretations i) Further Defining “Swap,” “Security-Based Swap,” and “Security-Based Swap Agreement”; ii) Regarding “Mixed Swaps”; and iii) Governing Books and Records for “Security-Based Swap Agreements”
    Michael Wirgin
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of Public Affairs: Final Rules Regarding Further Defining “Swap Dealer,” “Major Swap Participant” and “Eligible Contract Participant”
    Michael Wirgin
  • Charlotte Moller and Claude Brown, Insolvency of Virtual Currencies—A New Reality? ReedSmith, LLP, INSOL International News Update (June 2017)
    Ilene K. Froom
  • What Is It Worth? Valuations (Substantive Outline)
    Kenneth P. Herzinger, Ryan T. Miller
  • Opinion, ACP Masters, Ltd. v. Spring Corporation, C.A. No. 8508-VCL; ACP Masters, Ltd. v. Clearwire Corporation, C.A. No. 9042-VCL (Del. Ch. July 21, 2017)
  • Decision, DFC Global Corporations v. Muirfield Value Partners, No. 518, 2016 (Del. Ch. Aug. 1, 2017)
  • Decision, Dell, Inc. v. Magnetar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd., No. 565, 2016 (Del. Ch. Dec. 14, 2017)
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations (PowerPoint slides)
    Jeremy M. Weitz, Marvin G. Padilla
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations
    William J. Rowe, Hugo Dubovoy, Craig T. Alcorn
  • Overview of the Restructuring Process and Alternatives (July 2018)
    Seth Goldman
  • Indicators of Insolvency
    Sandeep Gupta
  • The Trouble with Troubled Companies
    Eric S. Prezant
  • Global Trends in Enforcement Actions (July 26, 2018)
    Kimberly Ratto, Ziwei Xiao, Catherine E. Moreno, Xavier Oustalniol
  • Self-Regulatory Organizations; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change Relating to FINRA Rule 3310 to Conform FINRA Rule 3310 to FinCEN’s Final Rule on Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions, Release No. 34-83154; File No. SR-FINRA-2018-016 (May 2, 2018)
  • Ropes & Gray LLP, Article: Corporate Social Responsibility Compliance in 2018, and Beyond—An Overview for In-House Legal Counsel (March 12, 2018)
    Amanda N. Raad, Melissa C. Bender, Julia L. Chen, Joanna Torode, Nicholas M. Berg, Andrew J. Dale, Michael R. Littenberg, Isabel K.R. Dische, Keith F. Higgins
  • Business Guide to Anti-Corruption Laws 2018: A Guide to the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act
  • Business Guide to Anti-Corruption Laws: 2018 Mid-Year Update
  • Ethical Issues in Negotiating Transactions (March 8, 2018)
    Jodi A. Simala, Nina L. Flax
  • Attorney Discipline in New York
    Lewis Tesser
  • Avoiding Complaints and Violations
    Lewis Tesser
  • Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission Highlights: Annual Report 2017
    Lea S. Gutierrez, James J. Grogan
  • Additional Relevant Articles

Presentation Material

  • Accounting Fundamentals
    Ozgur B. Kan, Evan P. Schiffman
  • Financial Statements in Practice
    Ozgur B. Kan, Evan P. Schiffman
  • Internal Audits: What They Do and How They Focus on a Company’s Strategy
    Jenna O'Brien
  • Financing Alternatives
    Kevin Haggard, Anna T. Pinedo
  • Financial Information Analysis
    John Cristiano
  • Demystifying Derivatives
    Ilene K. Froom, Subadra Rajappa, Michael Wirgin
  • What Is It Worth? Valuations
    Philip J. Antoon, Howard M. Berkower
  • Closing the Transaction: Practical Legal Considerations
    Michelle Garcia, Mary J. Grendell
  • Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity: Understanding the Options
    Rick Antonoff, Bruce M. Buchanan
  • Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World
    Lewis Tesser
Co-Chair(s)
Anna T. Pinedo ~ Mayer Brown LLP
Frank J. Weigand ~ General Counsel, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Head of HSBC Global Markets Legal (Americas)
Peter L. Zanolin ~ Senior Associate General Counsel- Ethics & Compliance, Jabil Inc.
Speaker(s)
Rick Antonoff ~ Blank Rome LLP
Philip J. Antoon ~ Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC
Howard M. Berkower ~ McCarter & English, LLP
Bruce M. Buchanan ~ Head of Restructuring and Special Situations, Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.
John Cristiano ~ Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
Ilene K. Froom ~ Reed Smith LLP
Michelle Garcia ~ Senior Vice President - Corporate Legal, Coty Inc.
Mary J. Grendell ~ Senior Counsel, Global Business Development, Mylan
Kevin Haggard ~ Managing Director, Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC
Ozgur B. Kan ~ Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Jenna O'Brien ~ CPA, CFE, CIRA, CAMS; Director – Disputes Practice, Duff & Phelps, LLC
Subadra Rajappa ~ Managing Director, Head of US Interest Rate Strategy, Société Générale
Lorin L. Reisner ~ Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Evan P. Schiffman ~ Director, Forensic Services, PwC
Daniel L. Stein ~ Mayer Brown LLP
Lewis Tesser ~ Tesser, Ryan & Rochman LLP
Michael Wirgin ~ Vice President, Senior Legal Counsel, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.
General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.

PLI’s live and on-demand webcasts are single-user license products intended for an individual registrant only. Credit will be issued only to the individual registered.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online programs per reporting period.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for Arkansas CLE credit.

California:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period, no more than 6 of which may be audio-only.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “in-house” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 in-house credits per reporting period.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period. Effective January 1, 2019, the limit of distance education per reporting period will increase from 9 to 18 credits.

Iowa:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “unmoderated” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of unmoderated programs per reporting period.

Kansas:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “prerecorded” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of prerecorded programs per reporting period.

Kentucky:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “non-live” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 non-live credits per reporting period.

Louisiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5.5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Minnesota:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 on-demand credits per reporting period.

Mississippi:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Montana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Nebraska:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via self-study programs.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional on-demand web programs can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Only professional practice and law practice management credits may be earned via transitional on-demand web programs. Ethics and skills credits may not be earned via on-demand web programs.

North Carolina:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online programs per reporting period.