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Drafting Website and Mobile App Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and IP Protections
October 25, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting and enforcing terms of use, privacy policies and IP protection language for websites and mobile apps to effectively mitigate business risk. Read More

Speakers:  Julia B. Jacobson, Partner, K&L Gates A. Benjamin Klaber, Morgan Lewis & Bockius Richard C. Vershave, Fraser Trebilcock

Corporate Restructuring of Subsidiaries: Mechanics of Dissolution or Merger Into a Parent...
October 26, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the options available to a company when restructuring or consolidating subsidiaries and the procedural issues associated with the dissolution or merger of affiliated entities. The panel will also discuss operational, due diligence, and tax issues for counsel to consider... Read More

Speakers:  Dimitry Herman, Founder and Managing Partner, Herman Law G. Thomas Stromberg, Partner, Jenner & Block Rafi W. Mottahedeh, Jenner & Block

Data Privacy and Security Agreements: Defining, Allocating and Mitigating Risks From Data...
November 2, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with effective tactics for drafting and enforcing data privacy and security agreements in the wake of growing incidents of data security breaches. The speaker will address effective contractual provisions for defining, allocating and mitigating risk. Read More

Speakers:  Steven C. Bennett, Partner, Park Jensen Bennett

Role of Independent Directors in Corporate Governance and Decision-Making
Using Special Committees to Mitigate Risk of Shareholder Claims
November 9, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the evolving role of independent directors (IDs) in corporate governance and decision-making in public and private companies. The panel will also discuss the use of independent special committees to remove controlling parties from the approval process and mitigate the r... Read More

Speakers:  Mark J. Mihanovic, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Paul Marcela, President & Managing Director, Governance Partners Group

Corporate Board Meeting Minutes, Agendas and Other Written Records: Governance Best Practi...
Safeguarding Directors Against Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims With Effective Document Pre...
November 14, 2017 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide corporate secretaries and other corporate governance professionals in implementing best practices for board of director meetings to guard against breach of fiduciary claims and other legal challenges to director actions. The panel will discuss critical considerations for... Read More

Speakers:  Paul Marcela, President & Managing Director, Governance Partners Group Mark J. Mihanovic, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Structuring MOUs, LOIs, Term Sheets and Other Preliminary Agreements
Avoiding Unintended Performance or Financial Obligations and Limiting Drafting Ambiguity
November 15, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with guidance on structuring letters of intent (LOIs), memoranda of understanding (MOUs), term sheets, and other preliminary legal documentation that is intended as only partially binding or even nonbinding in commercial transactions. The panel will review how c... Read More

Speakers:  May Lu, Shareholder, Tiffany & Bosco Morris A. Nunes, Esq., Attorney Morris A. Nunes

Contract Management: Tools for Improving the Process Within Organizations
Analyzing Contracting Responsibilities, Outsourcing Options and New Technology; Reducing G...
November 29, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide in-house counsel with insights on how best to manage contracts in a high volume, high velocity corporate environment. The panel will discuss the various participants in the contract life cycle, and how technology and outsourcing can aid legal departments in overseeing e... Read More

Speakers:  Keith Brown, Senior Director, Consilio

Drafting Indemnification and Hold Harmless Provisions in Commercial Contracts
Scope and Exclusions, Enforcement Hurdles, Interplay With Insurance Coverage
October 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting and negotiating indemnification and hold harmless provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss key elements of indemnification agreements, including scope, exclusions and cost allocation; enforceability challenges;... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth M. Gorenberg, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Katie Pfeifer, Of Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney

Open Source Software: Guidance for Corporate and Technology Counsel on Mitigating Legal an...
October 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to corporate and technology counsel for identifying and managing new and evolving legal and security risks companies face when using open source software. Read More

Speakers:  James G. Gatto, Open Source Team Leader, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Luke K. Pedersen, Partner, Baker Botts Andrew Wilson, Esq., Baker Botts

Insurance Requirement Provisions in Technology Contracts: Mitigating Risk, Maximizing Cove...
October 5, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting insurance requirement provisions in technology contracts. The speaker will discuss how to negotiate the appropriate type and amount of insurance coverage--from commercial general liability to cyber liability to um... Read More

Speakers:  Robert Scott, Managing Partner, Scott & Scott

Corporate Board Meeting Minutes, Agendas and Other Written Records: Governance Best Practi...
Safeguarding Directors Against Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims With Effective Document Pre...
October 3, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide corporate secretaries and other corporate governance professionals in implementing best practices for board of director meetings to guard against breach of fiduciary claims and other legal challenges to director actions. The panel will discuss critical considerations for... Read More

Speakers:  Paul Marcela, President & Managing Director, Governance Partners Group Mark J. Mihanovic, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Representing Closely Held Entities: Conflicts of Interest and Fiduciary Duty to a Company...
Documenting Corporate Authority; Avoiding Pitfalls When a Dispute Arises; Implied Attorney...
September 28, 2017 CLE, CLE Ethics On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine practical, legal, and ethical issues confronting counsel when representing a closely held entity, including potential conflicts of interest and fiduciary duties owed to the company and its shareholders, members, officers or directors. The panel will also discuss best pr... Read More

Speakers:  Steven B. Fuerst, Partner and Co-chair, Business Divorce Practice, Lowenstein Sandler Paula M. Bagger, Law Office of Paula M. Bagger Heidi A. Nadel, Founder and Principal, Cross Nadel

Floating Terms in Vendor Contracts: Cloud Services, Software Licenses and Telecommunicatio...
Mitigating the Risk of Unilateral Vendor Changes to Key Terms
September 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss myriad risks of "floating" vendor contracts for businesses. The panel will discuss why floating contracts are dangerous and best practices for businesses to mitigate the risk of vendors unilaterally changing key terms of their agreements. These issues arise in almost ev... Read More

Speakers:  Michael R. Overly, Partner, Foley & Lardner Yusuf Cassim, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Charles Schwab & Co.

Directors & Officers Liability Insurance: Key Coverage Issues for Corporate Executives
Negotiating Policy Terms to Cover Potential Losses; Understanding Policy Limits and Exclus...
September 26, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with the tools to review D&O and other insurance policies designed to protect directors and officers. The panel will also discuss recent cases regarding disputes in coverage, and the importance of tailoring and adjusting D&O policies to fit contemplated transact... Read More

Speakers:  Darius N. Kandawalla, Member, Bailey Cavalieri Evan Bundschuh, RPLU, Vice President, GB&A Matthew W. Beato, Esq., Wiley Rein

Drafting Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Provisions in Cross-Border Distribution...
Contracting and Due Diligence Strategies to Mitigate FCPA/Anti-Corruption Exposure in Inte...
September 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance provisions in cross-border distribution agreements. The panel will discuss best practices for mitigating anti-corruption risk exposure in international distribution relationships,... Read More

Speakers:  Michael E. Burke, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory Jay Holtmeier, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Jennifer S. Huber, Esq., Partner, Fluet Huber + Hoang

Technology Professional Services Agreements: Drafting Key Provisions, Streamlining Negotia...
September 13, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide business and technology counsel with a roadmap for drafting key provisions in technology professional services agreements (PSAs). The panel will discuss key clauses that should be included in PSAs, strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitfalls, and best practices... Read More

Speakers:  Alan G. Fishel, Partner, Arent Fox Nicholas J. Lawson, Esq., Arent Fox

Bankruptcy Fundamentals for Corporate Counsel: Protecting and Enforcing Creditor Claims in...
September 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will instruct corporate counsel on the fundamentals of bankruptcy with a focus on Chapter 11 proceedings, including the claims process, automatic stay, adversary proceedings, preferences, fraudulent transfers, and the reorganization plan. The panel will also discuss what a trade cre... Read More

Speakers:  Bryan E. Bates, Partner, Dentons Shane G. Ramsey, Partner and Vice Chair, Bankruptcy, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough David A. Wender, Partner, Alston & Bird

Smart Contracts: Navigating Legal, Regulatory and Consumer Protection Issues
August 30, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the growing use of smart contracts within a variety of business sectors. The panel will examine the benefits and legal risks of the contracts, including the binding nature of the agreements and regulatory and consumer protection considerations. Read More

Speakers:  Lewis R. Cohen, Partner, Hogan Lovells US Josias N. (Joe) Dewey, Partner, Holland & Knight Kari S. Larsen, Counsel, Reed Smith

Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements: Structuring Key Provisions, Avoi...
August 24, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting technology transfer and licensing agreements. The panel will discuss key clauses in the contracts and best practices for negotiating the agreements and avoiding common pitfalls. Read More

Speakers:  Luke K. Pedersen, Partner, Baker Botts Andrew Wilson, Esq., Baker Botts

Deadlock-Breaking Mechanisms in LLCs: Avoiding Litigation and Dissolution When Members and...
Drafting Buy-Sell Provisions, External and Internal Tie-Breakers, Put or Call Options, Pro...
August 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with a framework for adopting deadlock-breaking mechanisms in limited liability company (LLC) operating agreements, and potential state law consequences when no such mechanisms are in place. We will also discuss arbitration and mediation provisions as... Read More

Speakers:  Louis T.M. Conti, Partner, Holland & Knight Lisa R. Jacobs, Partner, DLA Piper Steven N. Leitess, Member, Silverman Thompson Slutkin White

IP Ownership, Use and Protection Provisions in Commercial Contracts: Drafting and Litigati...
Evaluating When and How to Use IP Clauses in Business Agreements, Avoiding or Responding t...
August 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting intellectual property (IP) ownership, use and protection provisions in a variety of non-IP commercial agreements. The panel will discuss when and how to use IP clauses in business contracts. The panel will also offer best practi... Read More

Speakers:  Jennifer C. Bailey, Partner, Erise IP Megan J. Redmond, Partner, Erise IP

Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Ven...
August 8, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the latest trends in drafting and negotiating Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements. The panel will discuss critical issues that should be addressed in the agreements and strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls. Read More

Speakers:  Kelley C. Miller, Atty, Reed Smith Kristie D. Prinz, The Prinz Law Office

Corporate Governance of Subsidiaries: Emerging Risks and Best Practices
Unraveling the Subsidiary Board's Roles and Responsibilities, Interplay With Parent Board,...
August 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the corporate governance challenges facing boards of corporations that are subsidiaries of parent companies. The panel will discuss best practices for addressing subsidiary board composition and risk management responsibility; balancing the roles and responsibilities of... Read More

Speakers:  Debbie K. Hoffman, Chief Legal Officer, Digital Risk Paul Marcela, President & Managing Director, Governance Partners Group

Allocating Risk in Commercial Contracts: Additional Insured Endorsements and Waivers of Su...
July 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel on strategies contracting parties can leverage to allocate risks and protect their respective economic expectations. The panel will address the use of additional insured (AI) endorsements and waivers of subrogation to protect against economi... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth M. Gorenberg, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Katie Pfeifer, Of Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney

Negotiating Payment Processing Agreements: Key Provisions for Retailers, Banks and Payment...
July 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with the tools to understand and negotiate payment processing agreements (PPAs). The panel will break down the many layers in accepting and processing payments from major card networks down through banks, third party payment processors, sales channels, and merch... Read More

Speakers:  Ellen T. Berge, Partner, Venable Andrew E. Bigart, Counsel, Venable John Banghart, Senior Director for Technology Risk Management, Venable

Drafting Telecom Services Agreements: Structuring Key Provisions, Anticipating Legal Pitfa...
July 18, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide business and technology counsel in drafting and negotiating agreements for telecommunication services. The panel will examine key contract provisions, common negotiation challenges, and best practices when renegotiating agreements with incumbent service providers or negot... Read More

Speakers:  C. Douglas Jarrett, Partner, Keller and Heckman Kenneth A. (Ken) Klatt, Of Counsel, Sapronov & Associates Walt Sapronov, Principal, Sapronov & Associates

Emergence of Blockchain: New Applications and Issues for Corporate Counsel
Navigating Choice of Law, Electronic Signatures, Enforceability of Smart Contracts, Money...
July 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will familiarize corporate counsel with the technology and some of the current and potential uses of blockchain and distributed ledger technology ("DLT"). The panel will also discuss the legal and regulatory hurdles which companies may encounter in moving transactions and informatio... Read More

Speakers:  Josias N. (Joe) Dewey, Partner, Holland & Knight Adam Bridgers, Fisher & Phillips Deb Dobson, Marketing Technology Manager, Fisher & Phillips

Drafting Clickwrap and Browsewrap Agreements: Avoiding Enforceability Pitfalls
Navigating Issues of Authentication, Mutual Assent, Notice, Indemnification, Unilateral Mo...
July 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide corporate and technology counsel with guidance for drafting important and often-disputed terms in clickwrap, browsewrap and hybrid agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in these online agreements and explain strategies for avoiding enforceab... Read More

Speakers:  Tara Aaron, Partner, Aaron Sanders Law Rakesh Gopalan, Partner, McGuireWoods Adam Grove, Senior Licensing Counsel, Magic Leap

Drafting Technology Services Statements of Work: Structuring Terms, Minimizing Disputes, S...
June 29, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide business and technology counsel with a roadmap for drafting statements of work (SOWs) for the purchase of technology products or services. The panel will discuss terms and conditions that should be included in a SOW, strategies for avoiding common contracting pitfalls,... Read More

Speakers:  Tara J. Anderson, Esq., TJA Business Law Jon L. Farnsworth, Shareholder, Felhaber Larson

Drafting Standard Forms for the Purchase of Goods From Suppliers: RFQs, Quotes, Purchase O...
Minimizing Disputes Between Buyers and Suppliers With Carefully Drafted Terms and Conditio...
June 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices for drafting the standard forms that govern the purchase of goods from suppliers. The panel will explain key language that should be included in requests for quotations (RFQs), seller's quotes, purchase orders and long-term supply agreements to minimize d... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Momkus, Member, Momkus McCluskey Darrell W. Pierce, Member, Dykema Gossett

Piercing the Corporate Veil: Minimizing Alter Ego Liability for Subsidiaries, Affiliates a...
June 8, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the latest case law trends regarding piercing the corporate veil across several states. The panel will address the application of the doctrine to LLCs and best practices for litigating piercing the corporate veil cases. Read More

Speakers:  Matthew A. Lipman, Partner, McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter Brett M. Larson, Shareholder, Messerli & Kramer Nathan J. Nelson, Shareholder, Messerli & Kramer

Drafting Client Engagement Agreements: Legal Ethics Considerations for Counsel
Leveraging the Agreement to Defend Against Disciplinary Actions and Malpractice Claims
June 8, 2017 CLE, CLE Ethics On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys with guidance on avoiding legal ethics missteps when drafting client engagement agreements and when leveraging them to defend against disciplinary actions and malpractice claims. The panel will discuss specific ethical rules governing the use of client engagem... Read More

Speakers:  A. Neil Hartzell, Shareholder, LeClairRyan Megan Zavieh, Atty, Zavieh Law

Letters of Intent in Business Transactions: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls When Documenting Preli...
Minimizing Disputes Over Whether LOI is Binding or Non-Binding, Avoiding Unintended Perfor...
June 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare business counsel to negotiate, draft and enforce letters of intent (LOIs) for various types of corporate transactions. The panel will review the latest legal developments with letters of intent, including disputes and litigation over whether LOIs are binding, the impact... Read More

Speakers:  May Lu, Shareholder, Tiffany & Bosco Morris A. Nunes, Esq., Attorney Morris A. Nunes

Delaware Corporate Law: Analyzing Significant Cases, New Statutes and Impact on Corporate...
Key Takeaways for Drafting Articles and Bylaws, Board Decision-Making, Mergers and Acquisi...
June 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the most significant 2016 court decisions and statutory amendments affecting Delaware corporate law, and how these changes can impact corporate articles and bylaws, board decision-making, mergers and acquisitions, and shareholder derivative actions going forward. The pa... Read More

Speakers:  Gardner F. Davis, Partner, Foley & Lardner Ed M. McNally, Partner, Morris James Michael D. Allen, Director, Richards Layton & Finger

New DOJ Guidance for Corporate Compliance Programs: Questions Counsel Should Expect in a G...
May 18, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide a detailed analysis of the "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs" report (the report) recently published by DOJ. The panel will prepare corporate counsel to design and implement a compliance program that will withstand DOJ scrutiny and protect its officers and di... Read More

Speakers:  Phil Bezanson, Managing Partner, Bracewell Glen A. Kopp, Partner, Bracewell

Representing Startups: Choice of Entity, Protection of IP, Employment Agreements, Equity C...
May 2, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with an understanding of the critical issues which must be addressed by a startup prior to commencing business. The panel will discuss how to document the management role, compensation and exit strategy for the founders, the importance of entity type a... Read More

Speakers:  Michael D. Weil, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Joshua R. Garber, Law Offices of Joshua R. Garber Mital Makadia, Esq., Grellas Shah

SaaS, PaaS and IaaS: Evaluating Cloud Service Agreement Models, Negotiating Key Terms, and...
April 19, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting cloud computing service agreements on behalf of customers. The panel will examine the three different types of cloud computing service models--Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrast... Read More

Speakers:  Megan Smith Demicco, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Monique McNeill, Commercial Counsel, Novelis

Drafting Best Efforts, Good Faith and Fair Dealing Clauses in Commercial Contracts
Avoiding Enforceability and Interpretation Pitfalls With Clear and Measurable Performance...
April 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel who seek to draft enforceable best efforts, reasonable efforts or commercially reasonable efforts clauses in commercial contracts. The webinar will include a discussion of how courts have applied the implied covenant of good faith and fair d... Read More

Speakers:  Kathryn Chapman, Partner, Fitzgerald Franke & Hewes Rebekah R. Conroy, Founding Partner, Stone Conroy Zachary R. Gates, Esq., Gates Law Office

Agile Software Development Agreements: Navigating the Complex Contracting Issues
Evaluating Agile vs. Waterfall Development; Structuring Provisions on Pricing, Project Pla...
April 5, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to corporate and technology counsel for evaluating the benefits and risks of agile software development and structuring key provisions in agile software development agreements. The panel will discuss current trends in the use of agile development methods, legal... Read More

Speakers:  Paul H. Arne, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin Anne M. Friedman, Of Counsel, DLA Piper

Drafting Enforceable Limitation of Liability Clauses in Business Contracts
Limiting Potential Damages and Avoiding Enforceability Pitfalls With Carefully Negotiated...
March 30, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting and negotiating enforceable limitation of liability clauses in business contracts. The panel will discuss key considerations when crafting the provisions, enforceability challenges, and the interplay of limitation of liability c... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth M. Gorenberg, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Steven M. Richman, Member, Clark Hill

Audit Response Letters and Disclosures: In-House Counsel's Role in Balancing Auditor Deman...
Navigating the Scope of Lawyers' Responsibility to Auditors Under the ABA Treaty When Resp...
March 30, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to in-house counsel for responding to external auditor inquiries concerning their client's litigation, claims and assessments, and related financial reporting and disclosures. The panel will explain best practices for providing information regarding "pending or... Read More

Speakers:  Stanley Keller, Of Counsel, Locke Lord Brian E. Kowalski, Partner, Latham & Watkins Maryann A. Waryjas, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Herc Rentals Alan J. Wilson, Esq., Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Representations and Warranties Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Avoiding Drafting and Nego...
Best Practices for Minimizing Risk, Allocating Liability and Enforcing Indemnity Clauses
March 21, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting and negotiating representations and warranties clauses in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss key considerations when structuring reps and warranties provisions, potential challenges with enforcing indemnity clauses and... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Momkus, Member, Momkus McCluskey Timothy Murray, Partner, Murray Hogue & Lannis Steven M. Richman, Member, Clark Hill

Exit Strategies in LLC Agreements: Member Withdrawal, Resignation or Disassociation
Structuring Exit Mechanisms to Maximize LLC Value and Uphold Member Fiduciary Obligations
March 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide corporate counsel in navigating the challenges associated with a member's withdrawal from an LLC. The panel will discuss common reasons for resignation or withdrawal, raise issues and offer solutions for all LLC members, and provide best practices for drafting exit provis... Read More

Speakers:  Michael P. Maxwell, Esq., Potter Anderson & Corroon Michael W. Whittaker, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon

Ethical Issues When an Attorney Leaves the Firm: Managing Client Communications and Files,...
March 8, 2017 CLE, CLE Ethics On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare law firms and practitioners to deal with legal ethics issues that arise when an attorney leaves one firm for another firm. The panel will discuss key issues, such as client communications, property and work-product disputes, and conflicts facing the attorney and the new... Read More

Speakers:  Geri S. Krauss, Esq., Krauss William P. Schuman, PC, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Avoiding the Accidental Franchise When Structuring Licenses or Distribution Agreements
March 2, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide business counsel in determining when arrangements intended as licenses or distribution agreements could inadvertently result in the creation of a franchise. The panel will discuss strategies for structuring these arrangements to avoid an accidental franchise. Read More

Speakers:  Craig R. Tractenberg, Partner, Fox Rothschild Rochelle (Shelley) Spandorf, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

E-Signatures and Electronic Contracts: Complying With ESIGN and the UETA, Interplay With t...
Navigating Issues of Enforceability, Authentication and Admissibility
February 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with an examination of recent legal trends and developments regarding e-signatures and electronic contracts. The panel will examine evolving legal and practical issues, including the authentication of e-signatures; the admissibility of electronic contra... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth Chase, Founder, Chase Law Patrick J. Hatfield, Partner, Locke Lord

D&O Indemnification, Fee Advancement and Insurance After Yates Memo on Individual Accounta...
Leveraging Provisions in Corporate Bylaws, D&O Agreements and Insurance Policies to Maximi...
February 14, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the impact of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Yates Memo for director and officer (D&O) indemnification, fee advancement provisions, and D&O insurance policies. The panel will provide guidance to corporate counsel for drafting and/or updating corporate bylaws and othe... Read More

Speakers:  Michael J. (Mike) Biles, Partner, King & Spalding Scott P. DeVries, Partner, Winston & Strawn Randy K. Jones, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo

Integrating Information Security Protections In Supplier Agreements: Guidance for Business...
Evaluating Data Security Risks During Due Diligence, Negotiating Contractual Protections,...
February 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for incorporating information security protocols into supplier contracts. The program will discuss due diligence strategies, specific clauses that should be included in agreements, and effective tactics for monitoring supplier... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew A. Karlyn, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Structuring LLC Operating Agreements: Crafting Fiduciary Duty, Indemnification and Exculpa...
February 2, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with guidance for drafting provisions in LLC operating agreements that clearly define members' and managers' fiduciary duties. The panel will also explain how indemnification, exculpation and limitation of liabilities clauses in agreements can be used... Read More

Speakers:  Benyamin S. Ross, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Melissa K. Stubenberg, Director, Richards Layton & Finger

Boilerplate Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Avoiding Unintended Consequences and Implemen...
Navigating Common Pitfalls With Choice of Forum, Choice of Law, Force Majeure, Dispute Res...
January 24, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for identifying and avoiding the pitfalls of boilerplate contract clauses in commercial agreements. The panel will explain how to adapt standard contract provisions--such as choice of forum, choice of law, contract assignment and dispute res... Read More

Speakers:  Timothy Murray, Partner, Murray Hogue & Lannis Steven M. Richman, Member, Clark Hill

Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Compliance: Mitigating Risk With Effective Due Diligence...
January 10, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide corporate counsel in examining the hidden legal risks that often exist in product supply chains. The panel will explain how careful due diligence, prudent contracting practices and effective corporate governance practices can help businesses mitigate risk. Read More

Speakers:  Cynthia L. Jackson, Partner, Dentons US Robert S. Metzger, Shareholder, Rogers Joseph O'Donnell Jonathan Todd, Of Counsel, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff

UCC Battle of the Forms: Confronting Conflicting Terms in Purchase Orders, Invoices and Re...
Minimizing Disputes Over Contract Formation, Enforceability, Terms and Conditions in Comme...
January 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine common causes of the "battle of the forms" in UCC sale of goods transactions and explain best practices for drafting and administering sales documents to minimize disputes over whether an enforceable contract actually exists and the terms and conditions of that agreemen... Read More

Speakers:  Darrell W. Pierce, Member, Dykema Gossett Jeffrey G. Raphelson, Member, Bodman

Negotiating Service Level Agreement Key Terms: Scope of Work, Quality of Service, Customer...
Drafting Provisions that Anticipate and Address System Implementation Problems, Downtime,...
December 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting and negotiating service level agreements (SLAs) between customers and software and cloud vendors that address how new technology systems will be implemented, the level of customer support to be provided, and adequ... Read More

Speakers:  Michael R. Overly, Partner, Foley & Lardner Kristie D. Prinz, The Prinz Law Office

Strategic Contract Provisions to Minimize Future Litigation Costs and Liability Exposure
Structuring Pre-Litigation Resolution, Forum Selection, Choice of Law, Limitations of Liab...
December 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will address key provisions to include in business contracts to mitigate potential litigation liability and expense. The panel will review drafting pre-litigation dispute resolution provisions, forum selection clauses, choice of law provisions, limitations of liability, attorneys' f... Read More

Speakers:  Rebekah R. Conroy, Partner, Brown Moskowitz & Kallen Kenneth M. Gorenberg, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Timothy Murray, Partner, Murray Hogue & Lannis

Insurance Requirement Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Mitigating Risk, Maximizing Coverag...
December 1, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting insurance requirement provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss how to determine the appropriate type and amount of insurance coverage, key issues with additional insured coverage, and the interrelationship betw... Read More

Speakers:  Damian J. Arguello, Partner, Levin Sitcoff Joseph G. Balice, Partner, Brutzkus Gubner Rozansky Seror Weber Katie Pfeifer, Of Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney

Manufacturing and Supply Agreements: Drafting/Negotiating High-Risk Provisions & Navigatin...
November 9, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide deeper insight into identifying, drafting and negotiating complex, high risk provisions in manufacturing and supply agreements. The panel will provide guidance to counsel of both suppliers and customers regarding the "Battle of the Forms" -- when the parties exchange fo... Read More

Speakers:  Peter D. Feinberg, Atty, Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel Leslie S. Marell, Marell Law Firm

Drafting Transportation Contracts: Negotiating Key Terms in Shipper, Carrier and Broker Ag...
Minimizing Loss and Liability Exposure in the Event of Loss, Damage or Non-Delivery of Goo...
November 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in drafting transportation agreements governing the shipping of commercial goods from manufacturers to distributors to retailers. The panel will discuss best practices for negotiating contract terms on behalf of carriers, shippers and brokers to minimize liability... Read More

Speakers:  Michelle L. Mejia, Sandler Travis & Rosenberg Angela Alexander Savino, Perez & Morris Henry E. Seaton, Partner, Seaton & Husk

In-House Counsel Communications with Employees During Litigation Process: Protecting Attor...
Strategies for Interviewing Employees and Obtaining Statements Regarding Threatened or Pen...
October 27, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar addresses strategies for in-house counsel and outside counsel to establish and maintain attorney-client privilege and work-product protections while interviewing and obtaining statements from employees in anticipation of and during litigation. Our experienced panel will also address... Read More

Speakers:  Stavroula E. Lambrakopoulos, Partner, K&L Gates Todd Presnell, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

Strategies for In-House Counsel to Reduce Litigation Costs: Insourcing, Bill Review, Manag...
October 13, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will address strategies that can be implemented by in-house counsel to reduce the overwhelming costs of litigation without sacrificing the quality of the service provided by outside counsel or compromising a strong legal defense to claims brought against the company. Read More

Speakers:  Merril Hirsh, Partner, Troutman Sanders LeeAnn Jones, Partner, Taylor English Duma Jay Patton, Partner, Taylor English Duma R. Patrick White, Of Counsel, Gilson Athans

Drafting Corporate Sponsorship Agreements for Major Events, Marketing and Promotional Acti...
Negotiating Provisions on Scope, Exclusivity, Brand Visibility, IP Rights, Indemnification...
September 27, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting and negotiating corporate sponsorship agreements for major events, marketing or promotional activities. The panel will discuss key provisions that should be included in the agreements and strategies for avoiding common negotiati... Read More

Speakers:  Peter J. Kinsella, Partner, Perkins Coie Sarah Hartley, Bryan Cave Roger R. Quiles, Esq.

Negotiating Software Licenses and Technology Agreements With the Federal Government: Use R...
Navigating FAR and DFARS Technical Data and Patent Rights Provisions, Drafting Key Terms
September 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to technology counsel for negotiating software licenses and technology agreements with the federal government on behalf of software companies. The panel will explain the various federal regulations applicable to government contracts involving technical data and... Read More

Speakers:  John E. McCarthy, Jr., Partner, Crowell & Moring Keith R. Szeliga, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Attorney-Client Privilege at Risk in Investigations and Audits
Preserving Confidential Information, Safeguarding Work Product, Avoiding Inadvertent Discl...
September 14, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to corporate counsel for protecting the attorney-client privilege when responding to a government investigation or audit. The panelists will offer their insights into who is covered by the privilege and how the privilege can be inadvertently waived. Read More

Speakers:  Stuart M. Altman, Director of Corporate Legal Investigations, Intel David M. Greenwald, Partner, Jenner & Block

Drafting IT Master Services Agreements: Guidance for Purchaser and Vendor Counsel
Defining Project Scope and Obligations, Negotiating Pricing and Payment Terms, Minimizing...
August 16, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide business and technology counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating information technology (IT) master services agreements (MSAs). The panel will discuss key provisions that should be included in the agreements and strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitf... Read More

Speakers:  Gerardo M. Balboni, II, Partner, Krevolin & Horst Ellen G. Ray, Senior Counsel, VersionOne Erick H. Rock, Senior Counsel, Legal & Regulatory, SunTrust Bank Matthew A. Moeller, The Moeller Firm

Enforceable Nondisclosure Agreements: Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Confidential Busi...
August 9, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) prior to engaging in confidential business negotiations. The panel will examine key contract provisions and exclusions, common negotiation challenges, and best practices to minimize the risk of li... Read More

Speakers:  Whitney Holmes, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney Katie Pfeifer, Of Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney

Sourcing Transactions: Structuring Key Terms and Obligations
Drafting and Negotiating Purchasing Volume, Forecasting Methodology, Pricing Discounts, an...
July 7, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide supply chain and commercial counsel with best practices for drafting and negotiating master purchase agreements and blanket purchase orders in sourcing transactions. The panel will discuss case law regarding when such documents bind the parties to quantities, pricing an... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Momkus, Member, Momkus McCluskey Tricia A. Sherick, Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

Delaware LLC Agreements: Planning and Drafting Approaches
Evaluating and Leveraging the Contractual Flexibility Afforded by the Amended DLLC Act
June 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with a review of the advantages and disadvantages of forming LLCs under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (DE LLC Act) versus other statutes. The panel will explain the key issues for counsel in planning, negotiating and drafting LLC agreement... Read More

Speakers:  Michael W. Whittaker, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon Nathan J. Neuberger, Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Joshua J. Novak, Director, Richards Layton & Finger

Negotiating and Drafting Third-Party Logistics Provider Agreements
Structuring Terms and Conditions; Anticipating Common Areas of Dispute; Navigating State,...
June 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare business counsel to negotiate and draft third-party logistics (TPL or 3PL) agreements on behalf of manufacturers across sectors and 3PL providers. The panel will address key provisions in the contracts, including scope of services, performance measurement, rate structur... Read More

Speakers:  Eric Baker, Partner, SmithAmundsen Karyn A. Booth, Partner & Chair of Transportation Practice, Thompson Hine Lew R.C. Bricker, Partner, SmithAmundsen Paul W. Stewart, BBA, MA, JD, Logistics Law

Distribution and Sales Agent Contracts: Drafting Provisions on Exclusivity, Territory, Sal...
June 2, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine key legal considerations for counsel drafting and negotiating distribution and sales agent contracts. The panel will discuss the similarities and differences between distribution and sales agent agreements, and potential pitfalls for counsel negotiating these contracts.... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew E. Liebson, Partner, Thompson Hine Jennifer S. Roach, Partner, Thompson Hine Darcy M. Brosky, Atty, Thompson Hine

Project Contract Variations: Mitigating Risks of Cost Overruns, Scope Creep and Breaches i...
May 25, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will address the cost, delivery and other commercial risks inherent in drafting and executing change provisions in a complex project contract. The panel will provide insight into how to effectively mitigate risk while preserving flexibility for the inevitable setbacks and challenges... Read More

Speakers:  John D. Darling, Shareholder, Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah Brooke Miechel, Senior Counsel - Projects, GE Transportation Carlo Paciulli, Shareholder, Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah

Drafting Motor Carrier Agreements: Anticipating and Addressing Cargo Claims, Carrier Indem...
Navigating MAP-21 Legislation, Carrier Safety Performance and Compliance Requirements, and...
May 19, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss key legal and regulatory considerations for counsel drafting and negotiating motor carrier agreements. The panel will examine a number of issues affecting motor carriers, including the Federal Highway Administration's (FHA) MAP-21 legislation, the Federal Motor Carrier... Read More

Speakers:  Jason Orleans, Partner, Chilton Yambert Porter William D. Bierman, Principal, Price Meese Shulman & D’Arminio Jason E. Engkjer, Lommen Abdo

Drafting Software Agreement Warranty, Limitation of Liability and Indemnification Provisio...
Negotiating Clauses That Protect Against Service Defects, Limit Potential Damages and Allo...
May 11, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to technology and business counsel for drafting and negotiating enforceable limitation of liability (LOL), indemnification and warranty provisions in software agreements. The panel will discuss key considerations when crafting the clauses, potential enforceabil... Read More

Speakers:  John M. Neclerio, Partner, Duane Morris Cecilia Y. Oh, Partner, Hunton & Williams

Law Firm Data Breaches and Legal Malpractice Risks
Assessing Vulnerabilities, Defending Professional Liability Claims, Evaluating Insurance C...
May 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to defend attorneys and law firms after suffering data breaches. The panel will discuss risk assessment and mitigation, outline the steps a law firm must take to protect its interests and clients after the breach, and provide strategies for navigating investigat... Read More

Speakers:  Margaret A. Reetz, Partner, Mendes & Mount Hillard M. Sterling, Partner, Winget Spadafora & Schwartzberg

Drafting and Enforcing Termination Clauses in Commercial Contracts
Maximizing Recovery or Minimizing Loss When Contracts End Due to Breach, Insolvency, Miles...
April 26, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel on drafting and enforcing the termination provision in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss common termination triggers, including material breach of contract, insolvency, milestone failure, contract expiration or convenience; strate... Read More

Speakers:  Rebekah R. Conroy, Partner, Brown Moskowitz & Kallen Timothy Murray, Partner, Murray Hogue & Lannis

Designing and Implementing Competition Law Policy and Training
Minimizing Cost of Noncompliance, Drafting Compliant Contracts, Training Business Clients...
April 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel regarding competition law practices in business transactions, particularly for sales personnel training and business guidance in communications. The panel will discuss ways to meaningfully convey the significance of compliance, provide guida... Read More

Speakers:  Paula W. Render, Partner, Jones Day Theodore L. Banks, Scharf Banks Marmor

Structuring Commercial Agreements for New Product and Service Deployment: Customer Collabo...
Crafting Terms and Conditions on Data Use and Ownership, IP Rights, Confidentiality, Incen...
April 20, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel on drafting beta test, pilot program and feedback agreements for the development and deployment of new products and services, including software. The panel will examine the most critical provisions in these agreements, as well... Read More

Speakers:  Huu Nguyen, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs Stephen C. Mann, Senior Associate, Baker Botts

Asserting Attorney-Client Privilege When Affiliated Entities' Interests Diverge
Navigating the Complexities of Joint Representation During Litigation, Spinoffs, Acquisiti...
April 19, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide corporate counsel in addressing attorney-client privilege challenges that arise when the common interests of corporations and their affiliates or subsidiaries diverge, focusing specifically on best practices for preserving the privilege and structuring privileged communic... Read More

Speakers:  Charles C. Lemley, Partner, Wiley Rein Richard A. Simpson, Partner, Wiley Rein Nicole Audet Richardson, Wiley Rein

Negotiating Long-Term Requirements Contracts with Suppliers
Assigning Contractual Risks, Navigating Differing Court Interpretations of UCC Section 2-3...
April 13, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in drafting, negotiating and enforcing long-term requirements contracts. The panel will review recent case law addressing long-term requirements clauses, discuss key clauses that should be included in the agreements to allocate risks and provide protections agains... Read More

Speakers:  Huu Nguyen, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs Sarah K. Rathke, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Drafting Enforceable Noncompete Covenants in Franchise Agreements
Protecting Against Unfair Business Competition by Franchisees With Noncompete Provisions
March 30, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting clear and enforceable noncompete covenants in franchise agreements that protect franchisors from unfair competition and withstand court scrutiny, and for enforcing such clauses in court. The experienced panel will discuss the el... Read More

Speakers:  William G. Somerville, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Rochelle (Shelley) Spandorf, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine James M. Susag, Shareholder, Larkin Hoffman Mark S. VanderBroek, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

Enterprise Risk Management: Identifying and Mitigating Insurable Risks, Evaluating Likelih...
February 24, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to in-house counsel for identifying the corporation's insurable business risks, evaluating appropriate insurance coverage, and evaluating the likelihood of business insurance claims. The panel will discuss corporate vulnerabilities counsel typically identify wh... Read More

Speakers:  Finley T. Harckham, Shareholder, Anderson Kill Jonathan B. Wilson, Partner, Taylor English Duma

Drafting Commercial Goods Warehousing Agreements on Behalf of Warehousers or Customers
Structuring Indemnity, Insurance, Limitation of Liability and Other Key Provisions to Mini...
February 17, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide business counsel in drafting warehousing agreements for the storage of commercial goods on behalf of warehousers and customers. The panel will discuss best practices for negotiating key terms in warehouse agreements and receipts to minimize risks and liability exposure in... Read More

Speakers:  John F. Horvath, Principal, Horvath & Weaver Mark D. Kimball, Founder, MDK Law Joel F. Murray, MDK Law

Government Investigations of Corporate Misconduct: Privilege, Self-Reporting, Yates Memo a...
Strategies to Shield the Business and its Counsel from Liability, Prosecution and Reputati...
February 9, 2016 CLE, CLE Ethics On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss strategies for in-house counsel responding to government investigations. The panel will examine common legal and ethical issues that arise before, during and after an investigation - including privilege and self-reporting considerations - and best practices for counsel... Read More

Speakers:  Shireen M. Becker, Partner, Jones Day Steven A. Fredley, Partner, Harris Wiltshire & Grannis

Drafting Big Data Licensing Agreements: Maximizing Rights to Data While Balancing Access,...
IP, Privacy and Contractual Considerations for Licensors and Licensees
February 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to corporate and technology counsel for drafting and negotiating big data licenses. The panelist will discuss key provisions in licensing agreements and best practices to minimize IP, privacy, contract and other liability risks when obtaining and using consumer... Read More

Speakers:  Aaron K. Tantleff, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Drafting Remedies Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Consequential Damage Waivers, Liquidate...
Structuring Enforceable Provisions, Navigating the Interplay With Indemnity and Other Rela...
January 19, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for negotiating and drafting enforceable remedies provisions in commercial contracts (for products, services and combinations), focusing specifically on clauses addressing consequential damage waivers, liquidated damages, attorneys' fees and... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen Y. Chow, Partner, Burns & Levinson Timothy Murray, Partner, Murray Hogue & Lannis Michael J. Pike, Atty, Pike & Lustig, LLP

In-House Counsel Depositions: Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues
Reducing the Likelihood of Being Deposed, Responding to Deposition Notices and Subpoenas,...
January 14, 2016 CLE, CLE Ethics On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for in-house counsel to minimize potential damage to the corporation when noticed or subpoenaed for a deposition. The panel will explain how the attorney-client privilege and other evidentiary privileges may be strategically asserted to protect confidential inf... Read More

Speakers:  David M. Greenwald, Partner, Jenner & Block Todd Presnell, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Christina H. Bost Seaton, FisherBroyles

FAR Subcontractor Flowdown Terms: Contract Negotiation Strategies for Primes and Subs
December 15, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare business counsel representing prime contractors or subcontractors in federal government contracts to negotiate and implement the complex Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) subcontractor flowdown terms and requirements. Read More

Speakers:  Holly A. Roth, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren Stephen B. Shapiro, Partner, Holland & Knight

Drafting Affiliate Marketing Agreements: Ensuring Compliance With Advertising, IP and Inte...
Structuring Provisions on Compensation, Indemnification, Limitation of Liability, Terminat...
December 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a roadmap for drafting, negotiating and terminating affiliate marketing agreements. The panel will discuss the various laws that are implicated by affiliate marketing, clauses that should be carefully negotiated in the agreements, and strategies to avoid co... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew B. Lustigman, Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky Kavon Adli, Founder and Managing Attorney, The Internet Law Group Rachel Hirsch, Ifrah Law

Board of Directors Audit Committees Under Heightened Regulatory Scrutiny: Meeting Expanded...
Navigating Evolving Requirements for Financial Reporting, Risk Management and Compliance
December 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the evolving role and responsibilities of board of directors' audit committees in light of increased regulatory scrutiny of the committees and their members. The panel will discuss best practices for audit committees and their advisors to meet evolving requirements rega... Read More

Speakers:  Paul Marcela, President & Managing Director, Governance Partners Group Chip Presten, Partner, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice

Negotiating Representations, Warranties and Indemnification Clauses in Technology Agreemen...
Best Practices for Minimizing Risk, Allocating Liability, and Enforcing Remedies
December 9, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting and negotiating representations, warranties and indemnification clauses in technology agreements. The panel will discuss key considerations when drafting the provisions, potential enforceability challenges, and st... Read More

Speakers:  Diane L. Karnay, Counsel, Trade-Mark Agent, Wilson Vukelich Michael R. Overly, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Professional Liability Claims Against Accountants: Assessing and Defending Claims
Mitigating Malpractice Liability and Avoiding Regulatory Actions and Private Litigation
December 9, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to assess professional liability risks for accountants, understand emerging liability theories, and respond to and provide a strong defense to accountant malpractice claims, regulatory enforcement and private litigation. Read More

Speakers:  Michael Braverman, Managing Director, Dispute Consulting, Duff & Phelps A. Neil Hartzell, Shareholder, LeClairRyan Ben N. Dunlap, Partner, LeClairRyan

Legal Ethics in the Era of Law Firm Mergers and Vereins: Navigating Fee-Splitting, Referra...
December 3, 2015 CLE, CLE Ethics On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the legal ethics issues attorneys and law firms face in an era of increasing firm mergers and growth. The panel will explore vereins and other alternative firm structures, outline the legal ethics challenges these mega firms present--including referral, fee-splitting an... Read More

Speakers:  Peter R. Jarvis, Partner, Holland & Knight Janis M. Meyer, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

Drafting Shareholder Agreements for Closely Held Businesses
Structuring Enforceable Provisions on Voting Rights, Transfer of Shares, Buy-Sell Rights,...
November 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss key provisions that business counsel should carefully negotiate in shareholder agreements governing closely held businesses, and legal considerations to ensure the agreements are effective and enforceable. Read More

Speakers:  Brett M. Larson, Shareholder, Moderator, Messerli & Kramer Nathan J. Nelson, Messerli & Kramer Erik L. Kantz, Partner, Arnstein & Lehr

Structuring Data Center Leases and Service Level Agreements: Navigating Unique Legal and P...
November 4, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide business and technology counsel in navigating the complex legal and business issues involved in data center lease agreements. The panel will examine the unique, critical provisions for these leases and best practices for structuring service level agreements (SLAs). Read More

Speakers:  David L. Orwick, Partner, Thompson Coburn Aaron L. Pawlitz, Member, Lewis Rice & Fingersh Mark Petry, Special Counsel, Cooley

Drafting Transportation Contracts: Negotiating Key Terms in Shipper, Carrier and Broker Ag...
Crafting Provisions to Minimize Loss and Liability Exposure in the Event of Loss, Damage o...
October 29, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide business counsel in drafting transportation agreements governing the shipping of commercial goods from manufacturers to distributors to retailers. The panel will discuss best practices for negotiating contract terms on behalf of carriers, shippers and brokers to minimize... Read More

Speakers:  Henry E. Seaton, Partner, Seaton & Husk Angela Alexander Savino, Perez & Morris Michelle L. Mejia, Sandler Travis & Rosenberg

Fiduciary Duties in LLCs and LPs: Considerations for Modifying or Waiving Duties of Altern...
Lessons From Delaware and Other Key States on Whether, When and How to Eliminate or Modify...
October 28, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review the fiduciary duties limited partnership (LP) general partners and limited liability company (LLC) managers, managing members, and controlling members owe members of the alternative entity, using statutory and case law from Delaware and other key states as a backdrop. Th... Read More

Speakers:  Brian M. Gottesman, Partner, Berger Harris Michelle P. Quinn, Partner, Berger Harris Melissa K. Stubenberg, Director, Richards Layton & Finger

Corporate Board Composition and Evaluation Under Heightened Investor Scrutiny: Legal Consi...
Best Practices Regarding Diversity, Quality, Director Tenure and More
October 27, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to Corporate Secretaries and Corporate Counsel for reviewing and, when necessary, adjusting their company's practices regarding Board composition and structure, and for evaluating the effectiveness of the Board and its Committees. The panel will discuss how Cor... Read More

Speakers:  Paul Marcela, President & Managing Director, Governance Partners Group Mark J. Mihanovic, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

New DoD Rule on Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing Requirements: Implications for Contracto...
Complying With "Adequate Security" and "Cyber Incident" Reporting Mandates; Incorporating...
October 20, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine and explain the recently released Department of Defense (DoD) interim rule, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting, and its implications for government contractors and subcontractors. The panel will outline expanded requirements for contra... Read More

Speakers:  Mary E. (Mary Beth) Bosco, Partner, Holland & Knight Michael F. Mason, Partner, Hogan Lovells US Michael J. Scheimer, Hogan Lovells US Christian F. Henel, Thompson Hine

Piercing the LLC Veil: Avoiding Member Liability for Business Debts
Protecting the Limited Liability Benefits of LLCs Amid Evolving State Law
October 13, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the latest legal trends across several states regarding piercing the LLC veil, and outline best practices for LLCs and LLC members to avoid personal liability for business debts. Read More

Speakers:  Markus May, Esq., May Law Firm Paul Porvaznik, Davis McGrath LLC

Ethical Risks of Attorney Social Media Activity: Navigating the Dangers of LinkedIn, Twitt...
Avoiding Inadvertent Attorney Advertising and Client Relationships, Disclosure of Privileg...
October 7, 2015 CLE, CLE Ethics On-Demand

This CLE webinar will explore the legal ethics issues that arise when attorneys use social networking sites and blogs. The panel will discuss the legal ethics risks associated with LinkedIn, Facebook and other popular sites, and outline the evolving ethical rules related to lawyers and online activi... Read More

Speakers:  Travis Crabtree, Member, Gray Reed & McGraw Karen Lee Lust, Esq., Reed Smith Linda V. Priebe, Partner, Culhane Meadows

Drafting Nondisclosure Agreements for Information Technology Transactions
Negotiating Key Provisions and Exclusions, Navigating Challenges for Information Discloser...
September 30, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to technology and business counsel for drafting NDAs for information technology transactions. The panelists will discuss specific language for confidentiality provisions, including the clause language and extensive research notes they have found effective in th... Read More

Speakers:  Satya Narayan, Atty, Royse Law Firm D.C. Toedt, III, Atty, On Contracts

2015 Amendments to Delaware's General Corporation Law, LLC Act and DRUPA
Navigating Changes to Fee Shifting, Forum Selection, Stock and Option Issuances, Default L...
September 30, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review the 2015 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law, LLC Act and DRUPA and their impact on corporate governance practices, shareholder litigation, and Delaware LLCs and general and limited partnerships. The panel will discuss best practices for counsel to prepare... Read More

Speakers:  Christopher M. Winter, Partner, Duane Morris Jennifer Veet Barrett, Counsel, Richards Layton & Finger Richard B. Carroll, Esq., Saul Ewing

TCPA Compliance for Mobile Communications Marketing: Avoiding Penalties and Lawsuits
Implementing Effective TCPA Guidelines, Navigating Grey Areas With Express Written Consent...
September 24, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in creating and implementing mobile communications marketing policies that comply with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The panel will provide a summary of recent TCPA decisions, outline the nuances of the law's rules, challenges businesses are facing... Read More

Speakers:  Christine M. Reilly, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips Marc Roth, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips

Negotiating Business Agreements via Email, Text and Other Electronic Communications
Avoiding Inadvertent Contracts; Navigating Issues of Enforceability, Authentication of E-S...
August 27, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine recent trends and case law developments affecting businesses negotiating agreement terms via email, text messaging or other forms of electronic communication. The panel will discuss steps counsel should take to avoid inadvertently forming an e-contract and strategies to... Read More

Speakers:  Alan G. Fishel, Partner, Arent Fox Jon L. Farnsworth, Shareholder, Felhaber Larson

Rendering Third-Party Legal Opinions on LLC Status, Power, Action, Enforceability and Memb...
Drafting Defensible Opinions and Minimizing Preparer Liability Risks
August 11, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for drafting defensible third-party opinions related to LLCs. The panel will also discuss the potential liabilities involved in rendering opinion letters and best practices for counsel to reduce risk in providing LLC opinions. Read More

Speakers:  Steven D. Goldberg, Atty Brian M. Gottesman, Partner, Berger Harris Michelle P. Quinn, Partner, Berger Harris

Negotiating Technology Multi-Sourcing Arrangements: Strategies for Customer and Vendor Cou...
Leveraging Agreements to Improve Supplier Service, Mitigate Risk and Control Costs
August 4, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for negotiating technology multi-sourcing arrangements on behalf of customers and vendors. The panel will examine how customers can leverage multi-sourcing contracts to obtain better service from suppliers, distribute and mini... Read More

Speakers:  Brad L. Peterson, Partner, Mayer Brown Rebecca S. Eisner, Partner, Mayer Brown Christopher A. Seidl, Partner, Robins Kaplan

Mitigating D&O Liability Exposure for Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Breaches
Reducing D&O Risk With Internal Controls, Insurance, and Indemnification; Defending Deriva...
June 23, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an examination of existing and emerging risks corporate directors and officers face with respect to how their organizations handle data privacy and data security. The panel will explain the breadth of D&O fiduciary duties in this area, the application of th... Read More

Speakers:  Sharon R. Klein, Partner, Pepper Hamilton Larry Racioppo, Senior Vice President, USI Insurance Services Angelo A. Stio, III, Partner, Pepper Hamilton

Negotiating Enforceable Liquidated Damages Clauses in Business Contracts
Avoiding Enforceability Pitfalls With Carefully Drafted Provisions
June 2, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will outline considerations and best practices for business counsel when negotiating and drafting liquidated damages clauses in commercial contracts to increase the likelihood that a court or arbitrator will enforce the clauses. Read More

Speakers:  Rebekah R. Conroy, Shareholder, Walder Hayden Shepard Davidson, Partner, Burns & Levinson Craig R. Enochs, Partner, Reed Smith Michael J. Pike, Atty, Pike & Lustig, LLP

Stockholder Demands for Books and Records Inspections Under Delaware Law: Lessons From Rec...
Responding to Inspection Demands, Limiting Scope of Inspection
May 12, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine recent case law addressing stockholders' right to inspect corporate books and records, limitations on inspection rights, and best practices for corporations in responding to inspection demands. Read More

Speakers:  Jill K. Agro, Of Counsel, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice Sara B. Brody, Partner, Sidley Austin B. Warren Pope, Partner, King & Spalding Michael R. Smith, Partner, King & Spalding

Drafting Product Distribution Agreements
Structuring Key Contract Provisions, Anticipating Legal Pitfalls, and Mitigating Risks for...
April 21, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating common contractual provisions in product distribution agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in the agreements and explain strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitfalls. Read More

Speakers:  Joel R. Buckberg, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz Andre R. Jaglom, Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt

Conducting Internal Investigations Amid Heightened Government Scrutiny of Corporate Practi...
Evaluating Whether to Investigate, Determining Scope, Selecting Investigators, Managing Pr...
March 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for evaluating whether to conduct a corporate internal investigation and, if so, strategies for conducting and managing the investigation to minimize the likelihood of a government investigation and reduce penalties for wrongdoing. Read More

Speakers:  Theresa L. Davis, Partner, Reed Smith Fritz E. Berckmueller, Partner, Calfee Halter & Griswold

Manufacturing, Supply and Other Sales Agreements: A Roadmap for Avoiding Contracting Pitfa...
Strategies for Drafting, Negotiating and Executing Sale of Goods Contracts
February 3, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a roadmap for drafting, negotiating and executing key provisions in manufacturing, supply and other sale of goods agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in the agreements and explain strategies for avoiding common contra... Read More

Speakers:  Lynn M. Larsen, Corporate Counsel, Cummins Jeffrey A. Soble, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Preserving SBA Eligibility in Alliances With Government Contractors: Structuring Subcontra...
Maximizing Business Opportunities While Avoiding Affiliation and Loss of Small Business St...
January 20, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance to counsel representing small businesses competing for federal government contracts and subcontracts on how to structure strategic and compliant subcontracts and joint ventures while preserving small business status. Read More

Speakers:  John E. McCarthy, Jr., Partner, Crowell & Moring Amy Laderberg O'Sullivan, Partner, Crowell & Moring

Drafting Complex Cloud Computing Agreements: Negotiation and Risk Mitigation Strategies
December 18, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel engaged in drafting complex cloud computing agreements. The panel will review the most critical issues and concerns that should be addressed during contract negotiations to effectively mitigate risk. Read More

Speakers:  Matthew A. Karlyn, Partner, Cooley

In-House Counsel and Attorney-Client Privilege
Protecting Confidential Business Information During Investigations, Discovery, Depositions...
December 3, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare in-house counsel to protect confidential business communications during investigations, discovery, depositions and litigation through the proper exercise of the attorney-client privilege. Read More

Speakers:  Michael B. Hayes, Partner, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads Kenneth E. McKay, Partner, Locke Lord Bruce M. Sabados, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Mobile Marketing Key Legal Issues: Mobile Technology, Location-Based Services, Mobile Comm...
Navigating Evolving Laws on Privacy, Consumer Consent, Disclosures and More
November 18, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine the key legal issues that arise with mobile marketing involving mobile apps, ads, wearable devices, text messaging, location tracking, mobile commerce and other emerging technologies. The panel will discuss best practices to ensure compliance with the numerous complex l... Read More

Speakers:  Nathan J. Hole, Partner, Loeb & Loeb Brian Nixon, Esq., Loeb & Loeb Christine M. Reilly, Partner, Loeb & Loeb

Data Privacy and Security Compliance: Lessons for Corporate Counsel After Recent High Prof...
Proactive Strategies to Avoid and Respond to a Data Breach or Cyber Attack
November 11, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with an analysis of recent legal developments impacting data-privacy and information-security compliance. The panel will outline proactive strategies to reduce the likelihood of a data breach and provide best practices for responding if a breach occurs... Read More

Speakers:  Robert D. Brownstone, Technology & eDiscovery Counsel, Fenwick & West Brent E. Kidwell, Partner, Jenner & Block

Online Reputation Attacks Against Companies: Response Strategies for In-House Counsel
Assembling a Multi-Disciplinary Response Team, Preventing and Mitigating Reputational Dama...
September 30, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to in-house counsel for confronting Internet defamation and online reputation attacks against their companies. The panel will examine the various factors the in-house attorney must consider when responding to online attacks; effective tactics to identify anonym... Read More

Speakers:  Melissa Agnes, President and Co-Founder, Agnes + Day Chris Anderson, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Group Head, Internet Defamation Division, Cyber Investigation Services Whitney C. Gibson, Partner, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease

Overcoming Ethical Challenges for Multi-Firm Lawyers and Their Firms: Fiduciary Duty, Conf...
September 16, 2014 CLE, CLE Ethics Download

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys and law firms with the guidance necessary to avoid ethical missteps when attorneys are associated with more than one firm. The panel will discuss specific practices for avoiding pitfalls with conflicts of interest, fee-splitting, fiduciary duty issues and more... Read More

Speakers:  William T. Burke, Partner, Williams & Connolly Craig D. Singer, Partner, Williams & Connolly

Promoting Diversity in Corporate Law Departments and Law Firms: Effective Inclusion Strate...
Hiring and Retaining Diverse Counsel; Implementing and Measuring Diversity Initiatives; In...
August 19, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for corporate legal departments and law firms with regard to hiring, promoting and retaining diverse attorneys; corporate law departments' influence on diversity in outside law firms; and implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of attorney diversity progr... Read More

Speakers:  Michael Davis, Global Diversity and Inclusion Executive and Consultant, The FutureWork Institute Alan Dorantes, General Attorney, AT&T Andrea (Andi) Groomes, Certified Coach & Consultant, Threshold Advisors Sylvia F. James, Diversity Counsel, Baker Botts

Attorney-Client Privilege Between Affiliated Entities: Who Owns the Privilege When Interes...
Navigating the Complexities of Joint Representations During Litigation, Spinoffs, Acquisit...
April 22, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide corporate counsel in addressing attorney-client privilege challenges that arise when advising affiliated corporations, focusing specifically on best practices for preserving the privilege when the interests of a parent company and its subsidiaries diverge. The panel will... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen A. Fogdall, Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis Rocky C. Tsai, Partner, Ropes & Gray

ESI Discovery Obligations for In-House Counsel: Meeting Preservation Requirements and Avoi...
Navigating the Nuances of Litigation Holds — Who to Include, Documenting Instructions, Loc...
April 10, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to in-house attorneys for meeting the expansive requirements for preserving electronically stored information (ESI). The panel will examine current e-discovery challenges and potential pitfalls facing in-house counsel and detail specific best practices to avoid... Read More

Speakers:  Melinda F. Levitt, Partner, Foley & Lardner Daniel L. Regard, Managing Director, iDiscovery Solutions

Business Entity Selection: Benefits and Pitfalls
Legal and Practical Considerations for Evaluating and Structuring LLCs, Partnerships, C-Co...
February 26, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide business counsel in evaluating and selecting the best entity structure for new companies. The panel will examine the extent to which LLCs, partnerships, C-Corps and S-Corps provide liability protection for business owners, the tax implications of each entity, and best pra... Read More

Speakers:  Aman Badyal, Shareholder, Badyal Law Kevin R. Learned, Partner, McMahon Welch and Learned

Software Development Agreements: Negotiating and Drafting Key Provisions
Structuring Contracts to Allocate Risk, Avoid Legal Pitfalls, and Minimize Liability
January 21, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating key provisions in software development agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in the agreements and strategies to avoid common contractual pitfalls. Read More

Speakers:  Daniel C. Glazer, Partner, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP Michael R. Overly, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Franchise Agreements, FDDs and Related Documents: Negotiating Key Terms
Protecting Franchisor or Franchisee Interests Regarding Territory, Fees, Advertising, Term...
January 8, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide business counsel in negotiating franchise agreements and ancillary documents. The panel will explain the terms that are most often disputed in franchise agreements, as well as considerations and best practices for FDDs and other related documents. Read More

Speakers:  Harris J. Chernow, Partner, Chernow Kapustin Mitchell J. Kassoff, Attorney at Law

Third-Party Risk: Tailoring Contract Clauses, Covenants, and Certifications to Enhance Co...
Minimizing FCPA and Related Anti-Corruption Risks and Maximizing Key Compliance Safeguards
November 6, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance for developing effective business ethics and compliance controls when contracting with various types of third parties. The panel will explain how businesses can leverage ethics and compliance clauses and certifications to mitigate liability risks unde... Read More

Speakers:  Margaret M. Cassidy, Principal, Cassidy Law John P. Cunningham, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Linda Mitchell, Director, Office of General Counsel, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mobile Apps for Companies: Navigating the Legal Landmines
Mitigating Privacy and IP Liability Exposures in Development, Launch and Management of Mob...
October 10, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare business and technology counsel to anticipate and respond to key legal challenges presented when a business has mobile apps developed for use by customers and employees. The panel will discuss proactive strategies for businesses to minimize legal risks when launching an... Read More

Speakers:  Aaron K. Tantleff, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Structuring Software and Technology Reseller and Distributor Agreements
Guidance for Corporate and Technology Counsel for Drafting and Negotiating Contracts
September 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating key contractual provisions in software and technology reseller and distributor agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in the agreements and strategies to avoid common contracting pi... Read More

Speakers:  Jim E. Bullock, Shareholder, Christiansen Davis Bullock John M. Neclerio, Partner, Duane Morris

Law Firm Internal Investigations: Ethical Issues and the Attorney-Client Privilege
Maintaining Confidentiality and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
July 31, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with an analysis of the scope of the attorney-client privilege in the course of law firm internal investigations. The panel will discuss minimizing potential conflicts of interest and legal ethics issues that may arise during an internal investigation. Read More

Speakers:  John K. Villa, Partner, Williams & Connolly Thomas B. Mason, Partner, Chair of Legal Profession and Ethics Practice, Zuckerman Spaeder Lawrence Spiegel, Partner and General Counsel, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

FAR Regulations for Federal Contractors
Meeting Mandatory Disclosure, Code of Conduct and Other Complex Requirements; Implementing...
July 10, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for complying with the complex Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules and requirements for a code of conduct and mandatory disclosures for government contractors. The panel will provide practical approaches for developing a code of conduct and implementing... Read More

Speakers:  J. Catherine Kunz, Partner, Crowell & Moring Kevin J. Maynard, Partner, Wiley Rein Holly A. Roth, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips

Cloud Computing: Managing the Legal Risks
Mitigating Liabilities When Outsourcing Virtual Storage and Applications
June 18, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to businesses with best practices for managing and mitigating the legal risks in cloud computing and virtual outsourcing. The panel will offer their insights to enhance counsel's knowledge of cloud computing and its unique challenges. Read More

Speakers:  Janine Anthony Bowen, Partner, Jack Attorneys & Advisors Daniel A. Masur, Partner, Mayer Brown H. Ward Classen, Deputy General Counsel, Computer Sciences

Metadata: Legal and Ethical Challenges
Avoiding Information Risks With Various File Types, Electronic Redactions, Location-Tracki...
May 2, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to manage the ethical and malpractice risks of metadata. The panel will introduce the latest metadata threats and outline best practices for controlling and managing metadata and meeting related ethical and legal obligations. Read More

Speakers:  Robert D. Brownstone, Technology & eDiscovery Counsel, Fenwick & West Perry L. Segal, President, Charon Solutions

Ethical Risks in Attorney Marketing via Blogs, Websites and Social Networks
Navigating Legal Ethics and Regulations in Online Advertising and Networking
March 13, 2013 CLE Download

This Ethics CLE webinar will discuss how courts and state bars are addressing the legal ethics issues arising from attorneys' use of social networking sites, law firm websites and blogs to promote their services. The panelists will discuss how to stay on the right side of the ethics line when market... Read More

Speakers:  Ethan J. Wall, Atty, Richman Greer Jorge Espinosa, Founding Member, Espinosa | Trueba

Hybrid Corporations as an Emerging Business Structure: Latest Legal Developments
Evaluating Flexible Purpose, Social Purpose and Benefit Corporations; Legal Considerations...
March 6, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine the latest legal trends regarding hybrid corporations, discuss the benefits and risks of pursuing this emerging corporate structure, explain circumstances in which a hybrid structure is appropriate, and review best practices for drafting corporate documents. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Levitt, Principal, Adler & Colvin

Attorney Professional Liability: Responding to Claims and Minimizing Malpractice Risks
February 12, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare law practitioners to assess professional liability risks, defend against complaints, respond to malpractice claims, and take proactive loss prevention steps. Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan B. Bruno, Partner, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan Kristopher M. Dennis, Partner, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan Susan K. Eggum, Shareholder, Lane Powell

In-House Counsel Depositions: Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues
Responding to Deposition Notices and Subpoenas and Protecting Privileged Information
January 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for in-house counsel to minimize potential damage to the corporation during depositions. The panel will explain how the attorney-client privilege and other evidentiary privileges may be strategically asserted to protect confidential information. Read More

Speakers:  David B. Fawcett, Partner, Reed Smith Matthew R. Sheldon, Partner, Reed Smith

Legal Ethics and Technology: Complying With Changes to the Model Rules of Professional Con...
Best Practices to Protect Client Confidences and Advertise Legal Services
December 12, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare attorneys to deal with the ethical issues that arise when using technology in the practice of law, particularly in light of the recent updates to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Important issues include areas of cloud computing, encryption and attorney-client c... Read More

Speakers:  Jack Marshall, President, ProEthics Shannon Brown, Atty, Law Office of Shannon Brown Jodi Cramer, Senior Air Staff Counsel, United States Air Force

Risk Transfer in Commercial Contracts
Leveraging Indemnity, Insurance and Limitation of Liability Clauses to Mitigate Risk
November 7, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a roadmap for crafting and negotiating indemnity, insurance and limitations of liability provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss language that should be included in contracts and explain strategies for avoiding common negotiation... Read More

Speakers:  Skip Durocher, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney D. Hull Youngblood, Jr., Of Counsel, The Ford Firm

Cloud Services: Managing Privacy Risks
Structuring Cloud Computing Agreements and Policies Governing Employee Use of Mobile Devic...
October 16, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on confidentiality concerns associated with using cloud services. The program will identify issues in drafting cloud computing agreements, as well as privacy issues with transmission of company data to the cloud and employee access via mobile devices... Read More

Speakers:  Margaret Keane, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson John Kennedy, Partner, Wiggin and Dana Christopher M. Koa, Senior Legal Counsel, Dell

Government Investigations: Evaluating the Settlement Options
Using Deferred Prosecution and Non-Prosecution Agreements, Plea Agreements, and Declinatio...
August 22, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to advise companies on evaluating a DPA, NPA or plea agreement in a government investigation. The panel will review key trends in government settlements and offer best practices for reaching resolution with a government agency. Read More

Speakers:  Matthew T. Reinhard, Member, Miller & Chevalier Thomas A. Sporkin, Partner, BuckleySandler Lara Covington, Attorney, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason Anello & Bohrer

Business Divorce: Planning for the Exit of a Private Company Owner
Anticipating and Addressing Issues of Asset Division, Compensation, Competition and More
July 25, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a roadmap for navigating the thorny issues that arise when a private entity faces a business divorce. The panel will explain how a well-constructed exit plan can help separating owners minimize adverse financial consequences and owner disputes. Read More

Speakers:  Gregory F. Monday, Partner, Foley & Lardner Donna Berkelhammer, Counsel, Sands Anderson Kenneth R. Appleby, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Captive Insurance Companies: Risk Management Entity for Businesses
Evaluating Business Uses and Legal Risks, Addressing Tax Implications, and Avoiding Regula...
July 18, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide corporate and general counsel with a thorough review of the relevant legal issues and practical considerations involved in forming a captive insurance company. The panel will prepare counsel to evaluate the benefits and risks of establishing a captive for business clien... Read More

Speakers:  F. Hale Stewart, Owner, The Law Office of Hale Stewart Jay D. Adkisson, Partner, Riser Adkisson

D&O Indemnification Provisions in Governance Documents and Agreements
Drafting Effective Indemnity and Advancement Agreements to Protect Directors and Officers...
July 10, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with guidance for drafting director and officer (D&O) indemnification provisions in governance documents and stand-alone agreements. The panel will also discuss how indemnification provisions interact with a corporation's D&O insurance policies. Read More

Speakers:  Dan A. Bailey, Member, Bailey Cavalieri Amy L. Goodman, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher John F. Grossbauer, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon

Attorney Conflicts of Interest: Identifying and Resolving Ethical Pitfalls
Strategies to Minimize the Risk of Ethics Violations and Malpractice Claims
June 20, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with a framework to identify the most problematic and difficult-to-detect conflicts of interest. The panel will outline best practices for counsel to cope with conflicts that could potentially result in disqualification, discipline or even malpractice. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas B. Mason, Partner, Chair of Legal Profession and Ethics Practice, Zuckerman Spaeder David J. McMahon, Partner, Barger & Wolen

Contract Drafting Fundamentals
Best Practices for Drafting, Analyzing and Interpreting Contracts
March 14, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will help business counsel identify and fix potentially costly issues in contracts. The presenter will focus on problems that often arise due to how concepts are conveyed in contract provisions and offer best practices for drafting, analyzing and interpreting contracts. Read More

Speakers:  Vincent R. Martorana, Counsel, Reed Smith

Ethical Considerations in Client Billing and Fee Collection
Avoiding Sanctions and Malpractice Liability
February 22, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for the ethical dilemmas that arise due to law firm billing and fee collection practices. The panel will outline practical approaches for avoiding ethical violations and legal liability. Read More

Speakers:  Michael P. Downey, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale Mark J. Fucile, Partner, Fucile & Reising

New Government Contractor Rules on Personal Conflicts of Interest and Revolving Door Restr...
Implementing Internal Controls to Comply With FAR PCI Requirements and DoD Post-Employment...
February 1, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a briefing on the new federal contractor rules on personal conflicts of interest and revolving door restrictions. The panel will provide best practices for implementing internal control systems, training employees and managing any required disclosures. Read More

Speakers:  Robert A. Burton, Partner, Venable Keith Szeliga, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Shauna E. Alonge, Partner, Crowell & Moring

Ethical Challenges in Preparing Witnesses and Working with Experts
Best Practices to Avoid Unethical Coaching of Lay and Expert Witnesses
January 25, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to handle ethical issues that arise in preparing witnesses for trials and deposition. The panel will discuss preparing vs. coaching witnesses, whether to confer with witnesses during recess or to correct testimony inaccuracies, and how to handle unintentionally... Read More

Speakers:  Teresa Rider Bult, Partner, Constangy Brooks & Smith Lucia Coyoca, Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

Data Privacy and Security: Legal Strategies Amid Growing Liability Threats
Crafting and Implementing Policies and Responding to Breaches
November 3, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide general counsel and business legal advisors with an examination of recent legal developments impacting data privacy and security. The panel will outline proactive strategies to reduce the likelihood of breach and provide best practices for responding when a data breach... Read More

Speakers:  Robert D. Brownstone, Technology & eDiscovery Counsel, Fenwick & West Brian L. Hengesbaugh, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Federal Government Contract Audits: Mitigating Risks
Preparing for and Managing Complex DCAA and GSA Audits
August 25, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies engaged in federal government contracts on best practices for preparing for and managing government contract audits. The panel will also discuss the latest trends and developments in the audits. Read More

Speakers:  J. Catherine Kunz, Partner, Crowell & Moring Nicole M. Mitchell, CPA, Partner, Aronson Patricia A. Meagher, Shareholder, Rogers Joseph O'Donnell

Negotiating Information Technology Contracts
Crafting Representations and Warranties, Damages and Limitation of Liability Clauses
August 17, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a roadmap for crafting and negotiating common contractual provisions in technology agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in the agreements and explain strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitfalls and resolving co... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew A. Karlyn, Partner, Foley & Lardner Danielle Sheer, General Counsel, Carbonite

Ending the Attorney-Client Relationship: Ethical and Fiduciary Duties
Best Practices to Avoid Ethics Violations and Malpractice Claims
August 11, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys and firms with a clear overview of the ethical considerations in terminating a client relationship in various select situations. The panel will outline post-termination obligations and best practices for smoothly concluding the attorney-client relationship. Read More

Speakers:  Kim M. Jackson, Partner, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young Michael P. Downey, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale

Effective Shareholders Agreements
Crafting Enforceable Provisions on Board Composition, Corporate Opportunities, Voting Righ...
June 15, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to corporate counsel for crafting key provisions in shareholders agreements and review the legal considerations to ensure that agreements are effective and enforceable. Read More

Speakers:  Nancy L. Sanborn, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell C. Stephen Bigler, Director and President, Richards Layton & Finger Nancy Schmidt Roush, Partner, Lathrop & Gage

Metadata: Technological, Ethical and Legal Consequences
Understanding the Hidden Threat - Best Practices to Manage the Risks
June 8, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare attorneys to manage the ethical and malpractice risks of metadata. The panel will outline best practices for controlling and managing metadata and meeting related ethical and legal obligations. Read More

Speakers:  Robert D. Brownstone, Technology & eDiscovery Counsel, Fenwick & West Kris Haworth, President, The Forensics Group

GSA Schedule Contracts: Opportunities and Legal Risks
Complying With Complex Federal Regulations and Avoiding False Claims Act Violations
June 1, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies pursuing or engaged in General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule contracts on the complex rules and requirements governing GSA contracting. The panel will offer best practices for developing internal controls to ensure and monitor... Read More

Speakers:  J. Catherine Kunz, Partner, Crowell & Moring Holly A. Roth, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips Kevin J. Maynard, Partner, Wiley Rein

In-House Counsel's Evolving Duties: Statutory, Fiduciary and Ethical
Meeting Attorney Obligations During Investigations, Enforcement Actions, Litigation and Co...
May 19, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare in-house attorneys to navigate the statutory, fiduciary and ethical pitfalls inherent in their evolving role. The panel will discuss best practices for in-house counsel to fulfill their duties and minimize liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan S. Sack, Principal, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason Anello & Bohrer John G. Moon, Partner, Miller & Wrubel Noah B. Perlman, Managing Director, Global Head of Special Investigations for Legal and Compliance Division, Morgan Stanley

Negotiating Licensing Agreements: Risk Mitigation Provisions
Crafting Representations and Warranties, Indemnification, Remedies and Limitation of Liabi...
May 10, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a roadmap for crafting common risk mitigation provisions in license agreements. The panel will discuss specific clauses that should be included in contracts and explain strategies for avoiding common pitfalls and resolving contract disputes. Read More

Speakers:  Rebecca G. Bradley, Shareholder, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Howard Wettan, Counsel, White & Case

Corporate Internal Investigations in an Evolving Regulatory Environment
Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues Before, During and After an Investigation
January 13, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to corporate counsel on identifying and addressing the legal and ethical issues that commonly arise before, during and after a corporate internal investigation. Read More

Speakers:  Joel Cohen, Partner, Moderator, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan Laura A. Brevetti, Partner, K&L Gates Steven F. Molo, Partner, Molo Lamken Joshua Klein, Partner, Petrillo Klein

Government Contracts Bid Protests: Preparing for and Prevailing in Protests
Determining Whether, Where and How to Challenge a Contract Award
December 16, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practical strategies and tactics for counsel advising businesses on how to navigate the federal contracts bid protest process. The panel will explain factors businesses should consider when deciding whether, where and how to protest an unfavorable contract award. Read More

Speakers:  James J. McCullough, Partner, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson Nora K. Adkins, Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Government Accountability Office Michael R. Golden, Partner, Pepper Hamilton

Attorney Advertising via Blogs, Websites and Social Networks: Ethical Risks
Navigating Legal Ethics and Regulations in Marketing Legal Services
November 9, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide an overview of how courts and state bars are addressing ethics issues arising from attorneys' use of social networking sites, law firm websites and blogs to promote their services. The panelists will discuss how to stay on the right side of the ethics line when advertis... Read More

Speakers:  Devika Kewalramani, Partner, Moses & Singer Benjamin Cowgill, Counselor and Attorney at Law

Marketing via Mobile Devices: Enforcement and Litigation Trends
Navigating Industry Standards and Evolving Regulations From Multiple Federal and State Age...
October 26, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an overview of the legal risks of engaging in mobile marketing and the laws and regulations governing mobile marketing. The panel will outline best practices for complying with evolving standards and minimizing liability risks. Read More

Speakers:  Melissa Landau Steinman, Partner, Venable Gabriel H. Karp, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, ePrize Darren A. Bowie, Legal Director, North America, Nokia

M&A Deal Dispute Resolution: Proactive Strategies
Evaluating ADR Alternatives and Crafting Merger Agreements That Minimize Post-Closing Liti...
October 21, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys with an overview of the risks and benefits of using mediation, arbitration or expert determination to resolve M&A deal disputes. The panel will outline strategies for negotiating and drafting key dispute resolution provisions in the merger agreement. Read More

Speakers:  Catherine B. Nelson, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner Vincent P. (Trace) Schmeltz, III, Counsel, Dewey & LeBoeuf Kevin D. Kreb, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Federal Government Contracts Compliance: Latest Developments
Navigating Evolving FAR Requirements and Other Complex Regulations
May 4, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies pursuing or engaged in government contracts on the complex rules and requirements for government contracting. The panel will offer best practices for developing internal controls to ensure and monitor contract compliance. Read More

Speakers:  Amy Laderberg O'Sullivan, Partner, Crowell & Moring Angela B. Styles, Partner, Crowell & Moring Rand L. Allen, Partner, Wiley Rein

New Illinois Legal Ethics Rules
Navigating the Sweeping Changes to the Professional Conduct Code
March 11, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will offer guidance to attorneys practicing in Illinois for complying with the state's new Code of Professional Conduct, effective Jan. 1, 2010. The panel will discuss key new Code provisions that address electronic communications, retainers/fixed fees, billing of expenses and other... Read More

Speakers:  Chad Main, Attorney, Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson Jeremy J. Glenn, Partner, Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson

New SEC Guidance on Cooperation in Investigations and Enforcement Actions
Corporate Strategies to Prepare for and Respond to More Aggressive Agency Enforcement
March 9, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare public companies, their officers, directors and employees to respond to more aggressive SEC enforcement. The panel will analyze new SEC guidance on individual cooperation in investigations and discuss the resulting legal concerns for corporations. Read More

Speakers:  John J. Carney, Partner, Baker Hostetler James R. Doty, Partner, Baker Botts Linda Chatman Thomsen, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell

Proxy Disclosures Under New SEC Rules: Countdown to Compliance
Complying with New Corporate Governance and Compensation Disclosure Mandates
February 4, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will explain practical steps that corporate boards and their counsel should take now to prepare for complying with the new SEC proxy disclosure rules. The panel will discuss strategies for managing and reporting compensation and corporate governance risks. Read More

Speakers:  Laura D. Richman, Counsel, Mayer Brown Bonnie A. Barsamian, Partner, Dechert Mark Borges, Principal, Compensia Laurence S. Lese, Partner, Duane Morris

D&O Fiduciary Duties to Multiple Classes of Stockholders
Lessons From In re Trados Inc. and Other Recent Delaware Decisions
January 27, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine In re Trados, In re John Q. Hammons Hotels, and other recent Delaware cases and their implications for directors and officers. The panel will discuss fiduciary duties owed to multiple shareholders and offer strategies to minimize the risk of breach of fiduciary duty law... Read More

Speakers:  Trevor Norwitz, Partner, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz Mark A. Morton, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon Michael D. DiSanto, Partner, Reed Smith

Buy-Sell Agreements for Partnerships and Closely Held Companies
Crafting Agreements for Transfer of Ownership
January 26, 2010 CLE, CPE Download

This CLE webinar will address critical aspects of buy-sell agreements, including key provisions, funding mechanisms, and an overview of income and estate tax considerations. Read More

Speakers:  Bruce D. Steiner, Kleinberg Kaplan Wolff & Cohen Michael D. Cross, Partner, Briskin Cross & Sanford

Delaware Alternative Business Entities: New Opportunities With LLCs, LLPs and Statutory Tr...
Navigating Recent Statutory Amendments and Case Law Developments
January 13, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will review the recent amendments to the Delaware alternative entity statutes and discuss significant case law developments affecting entity creation and structure. The panel will also discuss recent trends and the cutting edge use of alternative entities in business, finance and in... Read More

Speakers:  Ellisa Opstbaum Habbart, Partner, The Delaware Counsel Group Willem Calkoen, Partner, NautaDutilh N.V. Thomas E. Rutledge, Member, Stoll Keenon Ogden

Ethical Risks of Online Communications by Attorneys
Facebook, Twitter, Firm Websites and Blogs, and Email: Staying on the Right Side of the Et...
December 1, 2009 CLE Download

This CLE seminar will explain how courts and state bar associations are addressing the ethical concerns arising from attorney use of social networking sites, law firm websites and blogs, and email. The program will address the regulatory future for client and prospective client communications occurr... Read More

Speakers:  Michael P. Downey, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson Mark J. Fucile, Partner, Fucile & Reising Brett Trout, Member, Law Offices Of Brett J. Trout

Online Social Networking: Legal Risks for Businesses
Identifying and Minimizing Liabilities Due to Company Use and Employee Misuse
October 7, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the range of potential legal pitfalls for businesses arising from using information obtained from social network sites and their employees' use of such sites. The panel will outline best practices for companies to minimize liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Laura B. Friedel, Partner, Levenfeld Pearlstein Peter N. Townshend, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Peter E. Perkowski, Partner, Winston & Strawn

Attorney-Client Privilege and Financially Distressed Businesses
Meeting Confidentiality Challenges Arising from Heightened Regulatory Oversight, Insolvenc...
September 9, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the attorney-client privilege and waiver issues for companies facing financial difficulty or in bankruptcy and will outline strategies to preserve the privilege. Read More

Speakers:  Richard B. Kapnick, Partner, Sidley Austin Stuart M. Altman, Partner, Hogan & Hartson Brenda R. Sharton, Partner, Goodwin Procter

2009 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
Revising Corporate Governance Practices to Respond to Increased Shareholder Proxy Demands
July 1, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the 2009 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporate Law and their impact on corporate governance practices. The panel will provide best practices for corporate counsel to prepare for and respond to a more activist shareholder environment. Read More

Speakers:  Barry H. Genkin, Partner, Blank Rome Michael K. Reilly, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon Jeffrey R. Wolters, Partner, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell

D&O Duty of Oversight Amid the Economic Crisis
Avoiding and Defending Breach of Fiduciary Duty Lawsuits
June 11, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the impact of the economic crisis on board governance practices and offer strategies for corporate counsel to avoid legal liability and survive shareholder scrutiny. Read More

Speakers:  Lisa A. Fontenot, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Susan Webster, Partner, Cravath Swaine & Moore Michael E. Foreman, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
Compliance Strategies for Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers in an Uncertain Regulator...
May 21, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss the key features of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008; how the new law is impacting manufacturers, importers and retailers; and best practices for implementing the new requirements. Read More

Speakers:  Paul S. Rosenlund, Partner, Duane Morris Peter L. Winik, Partner, Latham & Watkins Mark R. Kaster, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

Distressed Vendors: Legal Implications for Business Partners
Assessing and Exercising Contractual Rights and UCC Remedies
May 20, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss pre-bankruptcy strategies for sellers and buyers of commercial goods when a vendor is in economic distress. The panel will review rights and remedies available under supply or purchase agreements and applicable UCC law and the potential impact of the Bankruptcy Code on work... Read More

Speakers:  Timothy W. Brink, Partner, DLA Piper Eric S. Prezant, Partner, Bryan Cave Michael J. Viscount, Partner, Fox Rothschild

Ethical Pitfalls in Settlement Negotiations
Avoiding Sanctions and Malpractice Liability
May 6, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the common ethical dilemmas that arise during settlement negotiations and will provide practical strategies for avoiding ethical violations and legal and malpractice liability. Read More

Speakers:  Mark J. Fucile, Partner, Fucile & Reising Andrew I. Dilworth, Partner, Cooper White & Cooper Avi Kumin, Partner, Katz Marshall & Banks

Selecting and Managing Outside Counsel
Negotiating the Complex Business, Financial and Legal Issues
March 17, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review what corporate counsel must know to select and work effectively with outside counsel. The panel will present their insights and perspectives on negotiating fee arrangements and monitoring performance and billing practices of outside counsel. Read More

Speakers:  Linda M. Kearney, Managing Associate General Counsel, WellPoint Kirk W. Watkins, Attorney at Law, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice Rees W. Morrison, Consultant, Rees Morrison Associates

Promoting Diversity in the Legal Profession
Strategies for Hiring and Retaining Diverse Attorneys to Create an Inclusive Workplace
March 11, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will provide guidance for law firms and corporate legal departments with regard to hiring and retaining diverse attorneys and strategies for implementing diversity programs for attorney staff. Read More

Speakers:  Terri A. Mazur, Partner, Mayer Brown Felix S. Lee, Partner, Fenwick & West Joseph P. Sullivan, Partner, Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman

Law Firm In-House Ethics Consulting
Overcoming Ethical Challenges While Engaging Internal Ethics Counsel
February 11, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine why firms are designating in-house ethics counsel, the role of the ethics counsel and ethical issues that arise from consulting with in-house counsel. The seminar will offer best practices for law firms creating and employing in-house ethics advisors. Read More

Speakers:  Andrew I. Dilworth, Partner, Cooper White & Cooper Mark J. Fucile, Partner, Fucile & Reising Michael P. Downey, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

Structuring Licensing Agreements to Avoid Inadvertent Franchise Creation
Crafting Contracts to Prevent FTC Fines, Liability and Significant Costs for Misclassifica...
January 7, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss the pitfalls of inadverent franchise creation and provide practical and experienced perspectives on drafting licensing agreements to prevent the business from being re-classified as a franchise. Read More

Speakers:  Rochelle Spandorf, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine Phillip Leslie Wharton, Partner, Epstein Becker Green Craig R. Tractenberg, Partner, Nixon Peabody

Expanded Judicial Review of Arbitration Awards Post Hall Street v. Mattel
Evaluating and Crafting Arbitration Provisions to Preserve Judicial Review Options
December 18, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Donald J. Friedman, Partner, Perkins Coie Michael Geibelson, Partner, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi

Law Firm Internal Investigations and the Attorney-Client Privilege
Maintaining Confidentiality and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
November 19, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  John K. Villa, Partner, Williams & Connolly William M. Sullivan, Jr., Partner, Winston & Strawn Nancy J. Marshall, Partner, Deutsch Kerrigan & Stiles

Ethical Risks of Offshore Outsourcing of Legal Services
Avoiding Malpractice Liability and Ethics Violations
August 5, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Michael P. Downey, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson David R. Cohen, Partner, K&L Gates Andrew I. Dilworth, Partner, Cooper White & Cooper

Negotiating Material Adverse Change Clauses
Securing Favorable Purchase and Merger Deal Terms Through Sound MAC Clauses
June 24, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  G. Thomas Stromberg, Partner, Corporate and Finance Law, Kaye Scholer Vincent P. (Trace) Schmeltz, III, Counsel, Dewey & LeBoeuf Clifford E. Neimeth, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Ethical Issues in E-Discovery
Addressing New Ethical Dilemmas
June 19, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  David R. Cohen, Partner, K&L Gates David K. Isom, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Allison O. Van Laningham, Partner, Smith Moore

SOX Whistleblower Compliance
Developing a Compliance Program, Avoiding Government Investigations and Employee Lawsuits
August 2, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Diana L. Hoover, Partner, Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw Roland M. Juarez, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld James L. Sanders, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

IP and Employment Issues of Online Social Networking
Minimizing The Legal Risks of Blogs, Listservs, Myspace...
April 12, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Marcia N. Jackson, Counsel, Wick Phillips Barbara Hoey, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren Paul H. Arne, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

McNulty Memo & Attorney Client Privilege
Cooperating without Capitulating in Government Investigations
March 22, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  William M. Sullivan, Jr., Partner, Winston & Strawn Kevin M. King, Partner, Winston & Strawn Susan Hackett, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Association of Corporate Counsel

Pretexting After the HP Debacle
Strategies for Ensuring Above-Board Internal Investigations
January 30, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Timothy P. Harkness, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel Agnes Bundy Scanlan, Counsel, Goodwin Procter Michael L. Spafford, Partner, McKee Nelson

Stock Options Backdating
Navigating the Criminal, Civil and Regulatory Landmines
January 10, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Lee G. Dunst, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Paul R. Bessette, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Barry Genkin, Partner, Blank Rome