Treatise Update: Equipment Leasing– Leveraged Leasing

Equipment Leasing−Leveraged Leasing (Sixth Edition) provides readers with the comprehensive legal, tax, economic, accounting, environmental, and insurance information and advice they need to develop and implement leasing deals that maximize rewards and minimize risks.

The authoritative treatise was recently updated with new content to bring readers up to date on the cutting edge of the industry. Highlights from the new release (Release 1) include:

  • Chapter 29: Doing Business Under State Corporation Laws has been fully updated with the latest cases on suits by unqualified foreign corporations, the effect of subsequent qualification, defense of suits, and monetary penalties, as well as cases on doing business in interstate commerce, leasing personal property, and collecting debts.
  • New Appendix 29A provides state-by-state statutory citations on (1) the penalties imposed upon unqualified corporations that are doing business in the state and (2) the activities that may, or may not, constitute transacting intrastate business so as to require qualification.
  • New Appendix 29C includes state-by-state statutes and case law on LLCs doing business outside their state of formation, have also been updated.
  • Chapter 32: Leasing Outside the United States: Pickle, Loss Trapping, Subpart F, and Foreign Tax Credits has been updated with an extensive discussion of new concepts and statutory sections introduced by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), including: Global Intangible Low Taxed Income (GILTI), Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII), the base erosion and anti-abuse tax (the “BEAT”), the section 163(j) interest expense deduction limitation, and additional provisions impacting leasing transactions.

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New Edition! Healthcare Employment Practice

PLI Press is proud to announce the publication of Healthcare Employment Practice: Policy, Law and Procedure (2021 Edition).

This clear and concise guidebook responds to the complex issues arising from the increasingly fractured and fractious hospital and healthcare environment with examples and details to save time, reduce errors and improve employee satisfaction. The text explores how the system actually operates, and suggests how lawyers, human resource professionals and hospital management teams can improve their outcomes through astute planning and careful drafting of agreements.

The 2021 edition includes:

  • Step-by-step, term-by-term guidance on physician employment contracts, with an emphasis on the problems presented by restrictive covenants, and a full sample Physician Employment Agreement
  • Labor and employment law as it affects healthcare industry employees
  • Issues presented by telemedicine
  • Stark and anti-kickback law compliance

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What’s New on PLI PLUS

We add content to PLI PLUS every month to ensure our subscribers have access to the most up-to-date and relevant secondary source legal documents. Renowned legal experts regularly update our acclaimed Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books, Transcripts, and Forms to reflect recent changes and developments in the law.

Click here to see what we added in April 2021!

Recommended Reading: Gary Brown’s Article in April’s PLI Chronicle

We regularly receive research requests related to proxy voting, which is why we were excited to see an article by Gary Brown on the “Background of Proxy Requirements” in this month’s issue of PLI Chronicle: Insights and Perspectives for the Legal Community.**

The article serves as an excellent primer on proxy voting requirements for shareholders in US corporations.  Brown, a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, regularly represents boards of directors and special committees of boards in matters involving SEC and Department of Justice investigations, activist shareholders, and strategic decisions. He is also part of PLI’s faculty and the author of several PLI Press publications including the recently published handbook Master the Proxy Statement.

**Articles published in the PLI Chronicle are available for any and everyone. Check out this month’s issue: PLI Chronicle: April 2021.

Treatise Update – Commercial Ground Leases

Commercial Ground Leases (Third Edition) is a definitive guide to drafting, negotiating, and finalizing equitable, error-free leasing documents that address the needs of both landlord and tenant. It features adaptable, time-saving agreement language and contains numerous appendices, including forms of letter of intent, leasehold mortgagee protection clauses, intercreditor agreements, a complete ground lease with many alternative clauses, and more.

Highlights from the latest update (Release #15) include:

  • Chapter 1, The Truth About Ground Leases. New discussion covers the landlord as partner, including the considerations for tenant/developers and equity sources and institutional mortgage lenders. See section 1:8.
  • Chapter 1A, Preliminary Agreements and Letters of Intent. Discussion of a well-drafted letter of intent, which should include all the material points to which the parties have agreed and any significant deal points that are potential deal breakers or processes to resolve them. See section 1A:2.2.
  • Chapter 6, Leasehold Financing. New discussion of mezzanine financing, which has become a feature of commercial real estate for a variety of purposes, including budget shortfalls and short-term needs. See section 6:2.4.
  • Chapter 7, Bankruptcy. Updated to include discussion of Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, 139 S. Ct. 1652 (2019), in which the U.S. Supreme Court held, “Rejection of a contract—any contract—in bankruptcy operates not as a rescission but as a breach” and “leaves intact the rights the counterparty has received under the contract.” See section 7:5.4.

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Happy National Library Week from PLI!

Greetings from our weekly department meeting.

It’s our favorite time of the year—National Library Week! We use this week to celebrate libraries and the people who work in them. As the team of librarians behind PLI PLUS, we are enormously proud to be apart of this innovative profession and grateful to get to interact regularly with our brilliant and dedicated counterparts at law firms, law schools, courts, and other organizations.

Ask a PLI Librarian…

In celebration of National Library Week, we’ve cleared our schedules and made ourselves available all week to answer any questions you may have about the electronic availability of titles on PLI PLUS, the online research database of PLI Press. Schedule a one-on-one session with a PLI librarian today!

New Edition! Product Liability Litigation

PLI Press is proud to announce the publication of the second edition of Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices.

This comprehensive treatise provides legal, technical, and strategic knowledge that can help maximize an attorney’s ability to prevail in consumer product liability cases. It covers trends in product claims and defenses, strategies for managing and resolving product litigation, and particular issues and tactics that can arise in different types of product cases. Chapters are written by lawyers who represent both plaintiff and defense perspectives.

The new edition is substantially revised and reorganized. In addition to fully updating chapters from the first edition on traditional areas of product liability litigation, the authors have added new content on cutting-edge product claims arising from the use of autonomous vehicles, vaping devices, cannabis products, blockchain technology and smart technology. There is also a new chapter on suing foreign defendants in the United States.

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