October 3, 2013
Hear the latest updates and enforcement trends you need to be aware of. Moderated by: Nancy Kestenbaum: Partner, Co-Chair White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group – Covington & Burling LLP
As the number of foreign commercial disputes grows, more companies are turning to arbitration in order to resolve the differences. Join us to hear an update on global dispute resolutions in order to avoid long and expensive trials in foreign … Continue reading
Moderated by: Tamika Tremaglio: Principal – Deloitte Financial Advisory Services Practice
With IP increasingly influencing revenue generation and shareholder value, this session will provide you ways to protect and exploit this powerful business tool. Download the PDF Moderated by: Kelly Burris: Managing Shareholder – Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Hear about recent cases and rulings on the NLRA and NLRB, receive an update on proposed appointments and learn more about the NLRB’s agenda in the upcoming year. Download the PDF
Product liability litigators were retained only for their skills in bringing litigations swiftly to a close, but as the needs of their clients have changed, products litigators have grown new skillsets to serve these needs and have turned into trusted … Continue reading
Chief Privacy Officers will discuss major policy issues they are facing today, how they are managing risk and what key privacy laws are impacting their businesses.
Between hackers, cyber-sabotage and spyware, in-house counsel must learn how to manage and respond to the legal risks of cyber breaches. This session will provide you with basic concepts and legal information regarding cyber security within your organization.
Hear how GC’s are balancing regulatory challenges and global economic crisis’s while adding value beyond legal expertise to help achieve corporate objectives. Moderated by: Denise F. Keane – Altria Group, Inc.
Statistics show that employees are communicating through social media in record numbers and employers are monitoring and relying on social media use by their employees in increasing numbers. Hear about current activities, policies and practices you should consider when managing … Continue reading
This session will discuss challenges and provide solutions to attorneys managing multi-national investigations, prosecutions and litigation here and abroad. Download the PDF Moderated by: Michelle Shapiro: Partner – Dentons
Attendees will gain a firm understanding on ways to create a robust global compliance program, including a keen focus on implementing anti-corruption programs for international operations. Download the PDF
Hear from General Counsel on various pathways to becoming a legal corporate leader, what you need to know, and how to stay there when you finally get there.
With a surge of employee complaints of retaliation and whistleblower claims, learn what you need to do to be aware and prepared for the increased legal risk of these claims. Hear ways to manage the process, when to report allegations … Continue reading
Moderated by: Tekedra N. Mawakana: Head of Global Public Policy – Yahoo
Join this session to learn about recent litigation cases and developments significantly impacting in-house counsel and what you need to do to stay the course. Download the PDF Moderated by: Lisa Krigsten: Partner – Dentons
With Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” causing a wide range of reactions, hear a debate and dialogue on whether our panel agrees with her points, whether she is igniting a real, active and important … Continue reading
With unprecedented expansion of corporations into international markets, there is an increase in non-U.S. acquisitions and de-centralized international business operations. Learning how to curb corruption within this evolving landscape is vital. Labor and Employment lawyers will receive an anti-bribery primer … Continue reading
Hear about proxy disclosures and other hot topics to help enhance board transparency.
This forum is exclusively designed by and for women general counsel who run small law departments. This session will cover topics related to making the most out of your resources both internally and externally including: Methods to managing external resources … Continue reading
Learn how to protect and guard your company against allegations of infringement and hear ways to resolve disputes involving the enforcement of your own IP rights. You will also gain a firm understanding on how to successfully manage costs and … Continue reading
This panel will focus on trends and developments of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Today, thanks to Sheryl Sandberg, Anne Marie Slaughter, Warren Buffett and Marissa Mayer, there is increasing attention on the important role of women in business. This interactive session presents a unique approach to helping more women achieve their potential – … Continue reading
Q&A discussion on the U.S/Canadian Corporate Counsel Books with Carrie Mandel, Kara Baysinger and Michele Coleman Mayes. This will be taking place 6-6:30PM within the cocktail reception area.
October 4, 2013
State Attorney Generals will discuss enforcement prioritization as well as common issues of equal concern state attorneys and general counsel of fortune 500 company’s face.
According to a study released in May 2013 by Cisco, U.S. companies can improve productivity, prompt innovation and increase the annual “value” of their employees by $ 2,200 per employee if they implement a “comprehensive” BYOD program that allows employees … Continue reading
The increasing need for In-house counsel to meet the growing demands of their shareholders while maintaining fiscal efficiency and profitability when meeting regulatory requirements is a very important challenge. Learn ways to build relationships with regulators and government officials to … Continue reading
When it comes to crisis management, experience is always the best teacher but in this session you will hear ways to plan out a highly detailed response and management strategy to create a robust crisis response plan. Moderated by: Rena … Continue reading
With today’s challenges of reconciling conflicting messages for women leaders, learning how to maintain the proper control to move up the corporate legal ladder poses a great challenge. Hear how gender stereotypes remain firmly entrenched within business, and figure out … Continue reading
In this session learn ways to lower the risk of a compliance failure when dealing with the current CFPB agenda. Explore options and solutions to this risk management dilemma. Moderated by: Jean Veta: Partner – Covington & Burling LLP
Does your company have the tools and policies in place to handle the security risks posed by social media? This session will address key data security methods for your organization that should be implemented now. Moderated by: Anita Wallace Thomas: … Continue reading
Learn about what big data is, why you should care and ways to protect this private information from unauthorized access.
Receive an opportunity to hear from women general counsel on ways to effectively manage the expectation of their company and board executives as well as gain a better understanding on ways to create a successful relationship. Moderated by: Beverly Wyckoff: … Continue reading
The one competency most likely to impact the career trajectory of an attorney who aspires to become a GC is her ability to be an effective influencer in the boardroom. Our panel will share their insights on the nuances and … Continue reading
Come to understand skills, attributes and process you need to know on how to successfully pursue your goal of becoming General Counsel. Moderated by: Victoria Reese: Managing Partner Global General Counsel Practice – Heidrick & Struggles
Experts will weigh in on trends in antitrust scrutiny, and give tips on avoiding enforcement actions including how to structure deals, ways to create deal protections and proper ways to effectively draft the proper business documents. Moderated by: Deborah Garza: … Continue reading
Get the opportunity to learn ways to manage executive and client relationships while examining ethical concerns those relationships may pose.
This session will allow in-house counsel ways to learn on how to apply finance concepts in a way that closely models real-world managerial decision-making. Topics include forecasting, operational metrics, ROI analysis, financial statements and more.