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Project Management for Law and Business (April 5, 2016)
"Project Management" has been a growing buzzword for in-house lawyers. Corporate executives increasingly expect their counsel to be proficient in scoping, managing and budgeting for projects, from deals to disputes, or legal matters of various sizes. Project management skills allow legal professionals to demonstrate transparency, efficiency, and predictability not only for legal matters, but when working on corporate initiatives as well.

Data Breach: NOW What Do You Do? (January 20, 2016)
The numerous challenges in-house lawyers must tackle in the event of a data breach are addressed in this fast moving program.

Navigating Corporate Compliance (November 18, 2015)
This session is a GC Guide to Insider Trading, FCPA and Related issues. A panel of knowledgeable attorneys from Seyfarth Shaw and in house counsel will discuss best policies and procedures to minimize risk.

Emerging Issues and Hot Topics in Labor & Employment - and "DeflateGate" Overview (September 16, 2015)
In this fascinating and fast paced program, Jackson Lewis and a panel of experts will take on recent hot L&E issues, and discuss the recent "DeflateGate" decision.

Good Board Governance Doesn't Take a Summer Vacation (July 22, 2015)
A practical program which will teach you about appropriate fiduciary conduct and effective board practices.

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#iLaw Technology Summit (March 26, 2015)
All Things Internet, Mobile and Social

Patent Litigation in the Global Marketplace: What to Expect in 2015 (January 13, 2015)
Patent litigation continues to pose a significant risk both strategically and operationally for many organizations. It is predicted that over 7,000 patent litigation cases will be filed in the U.S. and median damages will be over $4 million. Gain a greater understanding of these issues by hearing from subject matter experts tackling these issues.

Protecting Your Company's Stock Plans in Today's Environment (November 18, 2014)
Art Meyers, a partner at Choate Hall & Stewart, will provide you with practical tips to ease stock plan administration, foster regulatory compliance, and strengthen your Company's position in disputes with employees and government agencies.

Swimming in Shark Infested Waters: How To Avoid Risks Posed by the SEC and Others (November 13, 2014)
Risks posed by SEC enforcement activities, plaintiffs securities class action lawyers and activist shareholders present vexing challenges. Gain a greater understanding of those risks by hearing from players on both sides of those issues.

The Corporation as Victim: Cyber Crime, Hacking & Data Breach (June 25, 2014)
Cyber attacks are a real and present threat to companies, as every in-house counsel knows. Elusive cyber criminals seek opportunities globally as businesses and consumers become more hyperconnected and the sheer volume of data steadily expands. What should in-house counsel do?

Riding Out the Storm: How to Weather a Crisis and Mitigate Future Problems (May 21, 2014)
If a crisis occurs, are you prepared to respond?

Metrics That Matter to In-House Counsel: Tracking and Demonstrating Value to the Stakeholders (April 16, 2014)
This session will examine today's most meaningful cost-related and non-cost related performance metrics, and provide you with some tools to determine which metrics matter most for you and your organization.

Best Practices and Practical Tips for Your Compliance & Ethics Program (February 12, 2014)
This one hour webcast will explore best practices, trends, and practical tips for an effective compliance and ethics program, with a focus on the role of the legal department.

Big Data/Big Target: Are You Ready? Managing the High Risk Security Breach (February 4, 2014)
Using recent high-profile security breaches as context, such as the nationwide November-December Target breach, this program will provide practical advice, examples of "good and bad" security breach responses, and an assessment of the surrounding legal framework.

Licensing in the New Business Era: Maximizing Your Intellectual Assets (December 11, 2013)
Intellectual property assets involve more than just protecting your brand and your ideas. Your IP assets can be used to create new business opportunities and access alternative revenue streams.

Risky Business: Defusing M&A Landmines (June 27, 2013)
This advanced program will examine risks that prospective buyers all too often overlook when evaluating an acquisition target. The panelists will also discuss techniques and tools for assessing and mitigating such risks.

Allocating ad Mitigating Contractual Risk, with Burns & Levinson LLP (June 12, 2013)

What the Contract Should ... or Should Not ... Say About Dispute Resolution, with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP (June 12, 2013)

How to Protect Your Company's Confidential Information, Trade Secrets, Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets, with Jackson Lewis LLP (June 12, 2013)

Avoiding the Crosshairs of Law Enforcement: New Technologies and Perspectives in Compliance (May 29, 2013)
This session will feature two panels. The first panel will be, "Innovations in Compliance" discussing technology-based approaches. The second panel will be, "New Perspectives on In-house Counsel Exposure" discussing new SEC initiatives to target attorneys.

International Expansion for the Mid-Sized U.S. Company: Mergers, Joint Ventures, Government Approvals and Local Competition (May 3, 2013)
Your mid-sized company is growing, and is now ready to enter the international market. While the largest U.S. companies have been active internationally for many years, what are the legal, regulatory and operational problems you will face? How can in-house lawyers of smaller legal departments and outside counsel prepare your company for cross-border markets?

An Evening With a Hacker: Security, Politics and Privacy on the Internet (March 13, 2013)
What do security, privacy and openess mean in 2013? Please join us for an evening with Nadim Kobiessi and Stephen Schultze, builders of privacy, security and openness on the Internet.

Are You at Risk for Litigation? Ediscovery Strategies for Social Media (February 12, 2013)
Whoever thought that a posting on social networking site could come back to bite you or your company? Are there strategies you can use to protect yourself?

The Value Challenge: Using Alternative Fees to Manage Legal Spend and Drive Value (December 6, 2012)
If you have been thinking about using alternative fees or have some experience and want to hear more, please join us for this session. Our panel represents the perspective from three very different legal departments, but all three have chosen to use alternative fees extensively to lower their costs and manage their outside legal teams.

Full Disclosure: Lessons in Attorney-Client Privlege (November 14, 2012)
The attorney client privilege is probably the single most recognizable legal doctrine in the United States. And, as you know, it allows the attorney and the client to refuse to reveal certain of their communications. Because the role of in-house counsel usually extends beyond (and often far beyond) merely providing legal advice, determining whether the attorney-client privilege will protect a past or future communication is even more murky.

Technology, Crime & the Workplace: New Developments and Strategies for In-house Counsel (October 10, 2012)
This program focuses on criminal statutes, court rulings and government enforcement practices and policies that in-house lawyers need to understand when confronted by issues arising from the increasing use of technology and when creating and enforcing policies to address the use of technology in the workplace.

Employment and Labor Law Landscape Heating Up: A Practical Approach to Current Issues for In-house Counsel (September 13, 2012)
This program will bring you up to speed on the most pressing employment law issues including: intermittent leave; the new NLRB; class actions/wage and hour; and restrictive covenants.

Battleship IP Patent Pools, Neutralizing Prior Art and Unauthorized Copying (July 11, 2012)
The key to the popular game Battleship™ is strategy. How do you protect your strategic position? Patents can present similar challenges. In either case, once you know your competitor's position, your chances of success are measurably increased. Does your firm understand the latest new risks surfacing along the patent battle lines? Learn new strategies and insights at our event.

The Three Most Highly Negotiated and Often Disputed Provisions in an M&A Deal: Are You Ready for the Litigation That May Follow? (June 12, 2012)
This advanced program will explore, in depth, M&A "money" issues (Post-closing Purchase Price Adjustments, Indemnification and Escrows and Earnouts) from the perspective of best drafting practices as well as optimal handling of any ensuing litigation.

Are Your Form Contracts and Boilerplate Provisions Still Enforceable? (June 6, 2012)
Businesses often rely upon contract forms and boilerplate provisions that have well served their needs over long periods of time. Although long-standing form contracts and provisions provide a level of predictability from a drafting perspective, developments in Massachusetts and Rhode Island law may impact their enforceability.

Competitive Advantage to Doing Business in China: A Focus on Compliance (May 31, 2012)
As intense regulatory enforcement continues, appropriately assessing and managing compliance risks become vital. This session will give you a better understanding of China's regulatory and enforcement regimes. The discussion will address risk mitigation strategies, both in the context of entering the market (e.g., historical non-compliance by acquisition targets) and in terms of ongoing compliance.

Is Anti-Bribery Legislation Keeping You Up at Night? (May 10, 2012)
The last year has brought about many developments in anti-bribery legislation and regulation, including new SEC whistleblower rules, guidance and implementation of the UK Bribery Act , and stepped-up enforcement efforts by the Department of Justice with increased fines and jail time and the targeting of individual officers. Companies, particularly those in the financial services and technology industry, must prepare in this era of global economies. Our discussion will cover the basic FCPA and Bribery Act rules, recent enforcement trends, the role of the board in anti-bribery compliance programs, state and federal regulatory compliance issues, and some recent examples that may keep you up at night. Learn how to fend off the nightmares.

The America Invents Act - What You Need to Know (April 10, 2012)
Please join leading intellectual property attorneys for a practical discussion of what you need to know now about the AIA and how these changes will affect your business practices and IP strategy in the future.

International Business: Don't be the One to Fall into the Global Abyss (March 29, 2012)
Success in today's global marketplace requires an understanding of a unique array of dynamic and unique risks. It is not enough simply to transact sales in the international market. To thrive and compete, your business must have knowledge in everything from foreign market entry and expansion to global sourcing and strategic tax planning. In this interactive program, we will unveil the nuances and hidden risks of conducting business internationally.

Data Breach Management and Cyberrisk Update (January 11, 2012)
Can't attend the onsite event? No problem. You can participant virtually from whereever you are. All you need is a computer with internet access.