Monthly Archives: October 2011

September 2011 Treatise Update

In September 2011 PLI published one new treatise title:

 Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2011-2012

There are also two new editions available:

 Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era, 2nd ed 

 Securities Law of Public Finance, 3rd ed

In addition, the following titles were updated:

  • New York Elder Law Rel. #28
  • Holtzschue on Real Estate Contracts Rel.#6
  • Commercial Ground Leases Rel. #12
  • Securities Litigation Rel. #5
  • Trial Handbook Rel. #18
  • Blattmachr on Income Taxation of Estates & Trusts Rel. #4
  • Kane on Trademark Law Rel. #4
  • Initial Public Offerings Rel. #2
  • Immigration Fundamentals Release #33

If you are on standing order, you should receive these releases soon. If you would like to place an order, please write libraryrelations@pli.edu.

September 2011 Course Handbook Update

Listed below are the PLI Course Handbooks that were published during the month of September 2011.

Corporate Law and Practice Series:

  • Antitrust Counseling and Compliance 2011
  • Directors’ Institute on Corporate Governance (Ninth Annual)
  • Corporate Political Activities 2011
  • Hedge Funds 2011
  • Mergers & Acquisitions 2011

Tax Law and Estate Planning Series:

  • 42nd Annual Estate Planning Institute

Intellectual Property Series:

  • Technology and Entertainment Convergence 2011

Commercial Law and Practice Series:

  • Government Contracts 2011

Please write libraryrelations@pli.edu if you have any questions or would like to order a title.

Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2011-12

Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2011-2012 contains answers to those common insurance issues that plague business owners and managers. Intended to be an easy reference guide that non-lawyers and business people could consult for use in risk management planning, Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2011–12 addresses the most common forms of business liability insurance

Being held personally liable for a business-related decision is the nightmare of every company manager, officer and director. As a result of the recent economic downturn, the number of cases being brought against businesses and the people who run them has surged. Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2011–12 provides a concise roadmap to the kinds of issues being litigated, and the types of liability insurance available to protect against suit and cover losses in the event of a successful recovery.

Written in a clear and direct Q&A format, Business Liability Insurance Answer Book 2011–12 is a handy softcover volume that will be of interest to lawyers and other legal professionals, as well as the corporate managers, officers, directors and other employees whose liability the type of insurance protects against.

To order the book click here, or write us at libraryrelations@pli.edu.

Strategic Collaborations in Pro Bono Service Amongst Non-Profits, In-House Counsel and Law Firms (Free Program)

As National Pro Bono Celebration Week gets underway, how can we engage in more pro bono service? How can we leverage core competencies and collaborate strategically amongst non-profit organizations, in-house counsel, and law firms?

Please join David P. Hackett, Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP and Editor of Pro Bono Service By In-House Counsel: Strategies and Perspective, Madeleine Schachter, Partner/Global Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Baker & McKenzie LLP; Bret I. Parker, Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Elizabeth Arden, Inc.; and Kwanza R. Butler, Senior Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at TimeWarner Inc. in a one-hour briefing about engaging in strategic collaborations in pro bono service.

This free PLI briefing will cover:

  • Finding and selecting pro bono opportunities
  • Creating teams of volunteer lawyers
  • Maximizing impact on community needs
  • Maintaining momentum in pro bono programs

October 20, 2011, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (E.D.T.)

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Please note this program has expired.  If you are interested in current PLI Library Programs, please visit www.pli.edu/libraryaudiobriefings

August 2011 Course Handbook Update

Listed below are the PLI Course Handbooks that were published during the month of August 2011.

Corporate Law and Practice Series

  • Doing Deals in Emerging Markets: BRIC and Beyond 2011
  • Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2011
  • Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2011
  • Securities Arbitration 2011

Intellectual Property Series

  • Prior Art 2011
  • Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2011

Litigation and Administrative Practice Series

  • Prison Law 2011
  • Class Action Litigation 2011
  • Hot Topics in Commercial Insurance Law 2011
  • 14th Annual Children’s Law Institute

New York Practice Skills Series

  • Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2011
  • PLI Ethics Program-Summer 2011

Please write libraryrelations@pli.edu if you have any questions or would like to order a title.