Webcasts

Prepare for the Worst: Designing the Best Arbitration Clauses for Latin American Investments

Nigel Blackaby – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Washington, DC; Gilberto Giusti – Pinheiro Neto Advogados, São Paulo; Christian Leathley – Herbert Smith, Londo; and Eduardo Zuleta – Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta, Bogotá
Originally Broadcast:  May 4, 2011
Kluwer Law International proudly presents the 2nd International Arbitration in Latin America webcast, in which a distinguished panel of international arbitration experts discussed and offered guidance to drafting arbitration clauses/provisions involving Latin America.   With a specific focus on issues and considerations for in-house counsel, this expert panel discussed good seats within Latin America, and provided tips and guidelines on how to select applicable law in M&A transactions.


 

Key Mandates of Dodd-Frank:  How Should the SEC Respond?
A Discussion with Three Former SEC General Counsel

Brian G. Cartwright, Latham & Watkins LLP; Giovanni Prezioso,  Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP; David M. Becker, former General Counsel and Senior Policy Director at the Securities and Exchange Commission; and Edward F. Greene, Moderator
Originally Broadcast: April 12th, 2011    
Proudly co-sponsored by Northwestern Law and Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, this one-hour webcast brings together three former SEC General Counsel for an in-depth discussion covering:

The Fiduciary Duty Study:  How should the SEC define intermediary duties to clients?; SEC and CFTC Derivatives Regulation:  What will be the outcome of the joint CFTC-SEC regulation?; Proxy Access:  How will say-on-pay affect director elections?; Morrison v. National Australia Bank case:  What should the SEC recommend?; SEC funding:  Can it do its job with limited resources? And more.


  

How to Control Defense Litigation Costs under FDCPA

Jay Winston, Winston & Winston PC
Originally Broadcast: Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Jay Winston, lead author of The Complete Guide to Credit and Collection Law discusses the very latest strategies for reducing defense litigation costs and your exposure to lawsuits. In this one our Webcast, you will learn valuable strategies including how the circuit courts view consumers and creditors, as well as the latest court decisions concerning creditor litigation.


 

The Dodd-Frank Bill & the SEC: What You and Your Clients Need to Know

Edward F. Greene, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Harvey L. Pitt, Chief Executive Officer of Kalorama Partners, LLC
David S. Ruder, Professor, Northwestern University School of Law
Originally Broadcast: July 20, 2010
This complimentary webcast provides a targeted look at the securities aspects of the Dodd-Frank Reform Act. Join these Industry professionals as they discuss some of the immediate effects of the bill, providing authoritative commentary that will provide additional insight and help you advise clients on the impact of the new laws. In this one-hour webcast, recorded LIVE on July 20, 2010, you’ll get an overview of key aspects of the Dodd-Frank Bill, including: Impact on SEC; Enhanced Powers; Multiple studies by SEC/GOA; Internal changes and mandated oversight studies; and additional duties.