October 3, 2013

10:30 am11:15 am

SEC, DOJ and Corporate Finance and Governance Regulatory Update

10:30 am11:15 am

Global Dispute Resolution Update

As the number of foreign commercial disputes grows, more companies are turning to arbitration in order to resolve the differences. Join us to hear an update on global dispute resolutions in order to avoid long and expensive trials in foreign … Continue reading

10:30 am11:15 am

Global Investigations: Challenges and Best Practices in Compliance and Management of Government Regulatory Enforcement in US and Foreign Jurisdictions

10:30 am11:15 am

Leveraging IP to Impact Shareholder Value

With IP increasingly influencing revenue generation and shareholder value, this session will provide you ways to protect and exploit this powerful business tool. Download the PDF Moderated by: Kelly Burris: Managing Shareholder – Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

11:30 am12:30 pm

The NLRB’s Expanded Agenda and Regulatory Efforts

Hear about recent cases and rulings on the NLRA and NLRB, receive an update on proposed appointments and learn more about the NLRB’s agenda in the upcoming year. Download the PDF

11:30 am12:30 pm

The Evolution of the Product Liability Litigator

Product liability litigators were retained only for their skills in bringing litigations swiftly to a close, but as the needs of their clients have changed, products litigators have grown new skillsets to serve these needs and have turned into trusted … Continue reading

11:30 am12:30 pm

Cyber Security and the Legal Department

Between hackers, cyber-sabotage and spyware, in-house counsel must learn how to manage and respond to the legal risks of cyber breaches. This session will provide you with basic concepts and legal information regarding cyber security within your organization.

12:30 pm1:45 pm

Luncheon Session – Global Risk & Local Challenges From the GC Perspective

1:45 pm2:45 pm

Legal Trends and Pitfalls around Social Media in the Workplace

Statistics show that employees are communicating through social media in record numbers and employers are monitoring and relying on social media use by their employees in increasing numbers. Hear about current activities, policies and practices you should consider when managing … Continue reading

1:45 pm2:45 pm

Cross Border & Multi-National Investigations

This session will discuss challenges and provide solutions to attorneys managing multi-national investigations, prosecutions and litigation here and abroad. Download the PDF Moderated by: Michelle Shapiro: Partner – Dentons

1:45 pm2:45 pm

Creating a Robust Global Compliance Program

Attendees will gain a firm understanding on ways to create a robust global compliance program, including a keen focus on implementing anti-corruption programs for international operations. Download the PDF

1:45 pm2:45 pm

Pathways to Becoming a GC And How to Build Credibility When You Get There

3:00 pm4:00 pm

Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims in the New Millennium

3:00 pm4:00 pm

Litigation Trends Affecting In-House Counsel

Join this session to learn about recent litigation cases and developments significantly impacting in-house counsel and what you need to do to stay the course. Download the PDF Moderated by: Lisa Krigsten: Partner – Dentons

3:00 pm4:00 pm

“Lean In” Dialogue & Debate

4:45 pm5:45 pm

Ways to Manage and Resolve IP Disputes and Litigation Costs Effectively

Learn how to protect and guard your company against allegations of infringement and hear ways to resolve disputes involving the enforcement of your own IP rights. You will also gain a firm understanding on how to successfully manage costs and … Continue reading

4:45 pm5:45 pm

Talk Like a Leader: Leverage Your Masculine and Feminine Strengths for Influence and Power

Today, thanks to Sheryl Sandberg, Anne Marie Slaughter, Warren Buffett and Marissa Mayer, there is increasing attention on the important role of women in business. This interactive session presents a unique approach to helping more women achieve their potential – … Continue reading

October 4, 2013

10:15 am11:00 am

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device or Bring Your Own Disaster?

According to a study released in May 2013 by Cisco, U.S. companies can improve productivity, prompt innovation and increase the annual “value” of their employees by $ 2,200 per employee if they implement a “comprehensive” BYOD program that allows employees … Continue reading

10:15 am11:00 am

Becoming Strategic Partners with Regulators

The increasing need for In-house counsel to meet the growing demands of their shareholders while maintaining fiscal efficiency and profitability when meeting regulatory requirements is a very important challenge. Learn ways to build relationships with regulators and government officials to … Continue reading

10:15 am11:00 am

GC’s Guide to Corporate Crisis

10:15 am11:00 am

Gender & Power: How Female Leaders Should Handle Double Standards

With today’s challenges of reconciling conflicting messages for women leaders, learning how to maintain the proper control to move up the corporate legal ladder poses a great challenge. Hear how gender stereotypes remain firmly entrenched within business, and figure out … Continue reading

11:15 am12:15 pm

CFPB Regulatory Influence

In this session learn ways to lower the risk of a compliance failure when dealing with the current CFPB agenda. Explore options and solutions to this risk management dilemma. Moderated by: Jean Veta: Partner – Covington & Burling LLP

11:15 am12:15 pm

Effective Brand Management & Risk Mitigation in the Use of Social Media

Does your company have the tools and policies in place to handle the security risks posed by social media? This session will address key data security methods for your organization that should be implemented now. Moderated by: Anita Wallace Thomas: … Continue reading

11:15 am12:15 pm

Working with the Board & C-Suite

Receive an opportunity to hear from women general counsel on ways to effectively manage the expectation of their company and board executives as well as gain a better understanding on ways to create a successful relationship. Moderated by: Beverly Wyckoff: … Continue reading

12:15 pm1:30 pm

Luncheon Discussion: Women on Boards – Dynamics in the Boardroom

1:45 pm2:45 pm

Strategies for Interviewing for the General Counsel Position

Come to understand skills, attributes and process you need to know on how to successfully pursue your goal of becoming General Counsel. Moderated by: Victoria Reese: Managing Partner Global General Counsel Practice – Heidrick & Struggles

1:45 pm2:45 pm

What GC’s Need to Know About Government Merger Enforcement Trends

1:45 pm2:45 pm

Financial Acumen for the In-House Lawyer

This session will allow in-house counsel ways to learn on how to apply finance concepts in a way that closely models real-world managerial decision-making. Topics include forecasting, operational metrics, ROI analysis, financial statements and more.