Interested in learning more about our Banking & Commercial Law resources on PLI PLUS? Take a look at our Banking Research Center!
You can also find the Banking Research Center document on our Training Center.
Did you know that Mediation Can Be a Powerful Tool for In-House Counsel? Check out the interview below with the editors of PLI’s new Financial Services Mediation Answer Book (2017 Edition) .
Release #4 is now available for Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting (7th Edition)
“This work must be included in the library of anyone who considers himself or herself an attorney [in the field].” – The Licensing Journal
A trusted working tool for more than two decades, Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting spotlights proven claim drafting practices and techniques that have been firmly established by patent authorities and custom. Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting provides full coverage of U.S. Supreme Court and other court decisions critical to claim drafting. It is an indispensable guide for patent specialists and other intellectual property attorneys, corporate counsel, patent agents, patent officials, and inventors. Among the topics covered in the recently updated book are the following:
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Answer Book (2017 Edition) provides a detailed analysis of requirements with which U.S. taxpayers with overseas accounts must comply.
Written and edited by Matthew D. Lee (Fox Rothschild LLP), this question-and-answer guide walks the reader through every aspect of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requirements. The book explains FATCA terms and concepts, identifies which foreign financial institutions (FFIs) are covered by the Act (over 155,000) and which countries (over 100) have signed, or indicated their willingness to sign, bilateral tax treaties with the United States (called Intergovernmental Agreements), and describes the obligations placed upon FFIs under the Act.
Additionally, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Answer Book provides guidance on how to create an acceptable compliance program and what is required to register as a foreign financial institution.
Interested in learning more about PLI PLUS, our online research database? Take a look at our newly designed PLI PLUS booklet, which provides a high-level overview of the PLI Press resources available on the database, including our new journal, The Current!
You can also find the PLUS booklet on our Training Center.
PLI’s Essential Trial Evidence: Brought to Life by Famous Trials, Films, and Fiction (2nd Edition) is a unique and insightful guide to the law of evidence. Author Martin A. Schwartz enlivens an intricate, technical subject by using engaging, evidentiary examples from popular culture to provide a strong understanding of the Federal Rules of Evidence and its interpretive case law, which represents the prevailing evidence law in the United States.
This unique instructive approach also provides an understanding of how popular culture sources inform jurors’ preconceptions about the trial process. Illustrations from famous cases, movies, novels, cartoons, and other media highlight the presumptions jurors bring to the courtroom.
Essential Trial Evidence: Brought to Life by Famous Trials, Films, and Fiction (2nd Edition) covers a wide range of issues, including relevance and unfair prejudice, the rule against hearsay and its numerous exceptions, recent developments in expert testimony, and the various impeachment methods.
You’ll receive clear guidance on the following:
– Differences between expert witness and lay witness testimony, including how courts handle the dual fact-expert witness
– Procedures for juror questioning of witnesses
– Admissibility of videotape evidence
– Recent developments under the Confrontation Clause
– Requirements for introducing electronic evidence,
– And more!
We have added book cover images to PLI PLUS platform.
If you’re accustomed to using PLI Press books in print, these images provide a useful and handy visual aid when accessing content on PLI PLUS.
The Detail View is now the default option for viewing content in the Browse tab. It expands upon the List View and you can easily toggle between the two formats using the list icons.
The 2017 edition of Employment Law Yearbook covers the most important issues facing today’s employers and employment law practitioners. In this tight employment market and amid the rapidly changing global economy, it is imperative that employers and employment law practitioners understand the legal implications of a wide range of workplace actions. Authored by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP’s Employment Law Practice Group, a nationally recognized leader in this field, Employment Law Yearbook 2017 substantially revises the 2016 edition and provides a review of current developments in the law, including case decisions, statutes, and other events of interest to employers in the past year, as well as practical steps employers can take to minimize their risks and comply with the law.
Revised annually, Employment Law Yearbook 2017 is an essential reference for in-house and outside corporate attorneys and human resource professionals, as well as attorneys representing plaintiffs and defendants in employment-related litigation.