Tuesday, April 26, 2011

LLAGNY-PLI Research Briefing, Researching High Yield Offerings - Tools and Resources to Help You Keep Pace

PLI has generously provided the support to provide this program to librarians free of charge.


The next LLAGNY-PLI Research Briefing, Researching High Yield Offerings – Tools and Resources to Help You Keep Pace will be held on May 5th from 1 to 2 pm E.S.T. For details, please see the flyer posted on LLAGNY's website. To sign up for the program, click here. As a reminder, the LLAGNY-PLI Research Briefings are free to all librarians. The program's format is audio with web display. If you haven't already participated, you will need to register with PLI to sign up for the program. In addition, this program will be archived at a later date and made available to view/listen for up to one year.

Researching High Yield Offerings – Tools and Resources to Help You Keep Pace
May 5, 2011 1-2 pm ET
Presented by
Daniel J. Ferro--Corporate Resources Department--Fried, Frank, Harris & Shriver LLP
David A. Kanarek-- Attorney-- Fried, Frank, Harris & Shriver LLP

The past two years have been two of the healthiest on record for high yield offerings. With offerings continuing at a frenetic pace, this program will be relevant for researchers and attorneys whose capital markets practice includes high yield transactions. The program will cover the documents that make up a high yield offering, with a focus on how to cull useful information from those documents, and will highlight the free and fee-based resources best suited to support the research needs in this practice area.

Discussion topics include:
  • What is a high yield offering
  • Overview of high yield market
  • Private placements and public offerings
  • Description of notes
  • Mechanics of a high yield offering
  • Sources for general and market information
  • Sources for precedents
  • Researching documents

This briefing, featuring instruction from a noted corporate researcher and an experienced practitioner, was conceived and created in cooperation with Practising Law Institute (PLI) and the Law Library Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY). This briefing is chaired by Gitelle Seer, Janice E. Henderson, and Patricia Barbone.

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