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2019

 

November 13

Annual Business Checkups and Pressing Business Legal Issues - Saul Ewing sponsor
For more information, contact Jacqueline Brooks -- 410-332-8862

Annual Business Checkups
Annual Checklist

July 24

Privilege & the In-House Counsel -- Miles & Stockbridge sponsor
For more information, contact Jeffrey Riley -- 410-823-8241

     Privilege & the In-House Counsel

July 17

Considerations in Going Global -- DLA Piper sponsor
For more information, contact Brett Ingerman -- 410-580-4177

     Going Global

April 4

Maryland's "Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018" and other Employment Law Updates -- Jackson Lewis sponsor
For more information, contact Mary McCudden -- 410-415-2082

     Spring 2019 Employment Law Update

March 5

SaaS Agreements: Contract Considerations & Privacy Pitfalls -- Nelson Mullins sponsor
For more information, contact Tim Hodge -- 443-392-9404

     SaaS Agreements

 

2018

 

December 6

Insurance for Data Breaches - Getting Claims Paid
For more information, contact Dan Healy -- 202-416-6547


Insurance for Data Breaches

 

October 30

Practical Tips for Protecting and Enforcing Trade Secrets
For more information, contact Patrick Buckler -- 410-545-5826


Trade Secrets

 

September 13

Internal Investigations -- Best Practices and Recent Developments -- Shawe & Rosenthal sponsor
For more information, contact Fiona Ong -- 410-843-3471


Internal Investigations

 

April 25

Hot Topics and Developing Issues in Class Action Litigation - Miles & Stockbridge sponsor
For more information, contact Brian Moffet -- (410) 385-3656


Class Action Litigation

 


 

The below is archived information. Links are not currently monitored.

 


2017

July 11

Insurance for Contractual Indemnity Provisions -- Anderson Kill sponsor
For more information, contact Dan Healy -- (202) 416-6547

Contractual Indemnity Provisions and Insurance Coverage for Them

 

June 13

Employment Laws You May Have Missed -- Shawe Rosenthal sponsor
For more information, contact Lindsey White -- 410-843-3472

Laws You May Have Missed

 

May 23

Data SecurityThreats Posed by Employees and Other Insiders -- Whiteford Taylor sponsor
For more information, contact Keith Moulsdale -- 410.347.8721

Balancing Privacy Law Compliance With Safeguards Against Insider Data Security Threats

 

April 19

President Trump: The First 100 Days and What May Come Next -- Miles & Stockbridge sponsor
For more information, contact Suzzanne Decker -- 410-385-3417

The First Hundred Days of the Trump Administration

2016

November 11

The New Federal Overtime Regulations -- Saul Ewing sponsor
For more information, contact Harriet Cooperman -- 410-332-8974

New Federal Overtime Regulations -- How Will They Affect Your Workplace

 

June 16

Employment Law Aspects of Entries and Exits -- Jackson Lewis sponsor
For more information, contact Steve Silvestri -- 410-415-2000

Entries, Engagements & Exits

 

May 10

Director & Officer Duties and Insurance Coverage -- Whiteford Taylor sponsor
For more information, contact Bill Ryan -- 410.347.8741

D&O Duties and Insurance Coverage

 

March 15

Technology 101 for the Corporate Lawyer -- CSC Sponsor
For more information, contact Scott Plichta

Technology 101 for the Corporate Lawyer

 

January 28

The Yates Memo:  What Corporate Counsel Needs to Know -- Kramon & Graham sponsor
For More Information, contact John A. Bourgeois -- 410-347-7408

Yates Memo Materials

 

2015

December 10

Hot Topics in Employment Law -- Jackson Lewis sponsor
For More Information, contact Larry Seegull -- 410-415-2004

Hot Topics in Employment Law

 

November 18

Data Security and Cyber Liability Insurance -- Anderson Kill sponsor
For More Information, contact Dan Healy -- 202-416-6547

What Every In-House Counsel Needs to Know About Data Security

 

September 29

Attorney Client Privilege and Confidentiality Agreements -- DLA Piper sponsor
For More Information, contact Brett Ingerman -- 410-580-4177

Today's Confidentiality Might Be Tomorrow's Controversy(.pdf)

 

May 28

Grappling with Sticky Employment Leave Issues -- Saul Ewing sponsor
For More Information, contact Harriet Cooperman -- 410-332-8974 

Sticky Employment Leave Issues (.pdf)

 

April 29
 

The Technology Choices We Make: Identifying and Addressing Risk Issues in Technology Contracts - Miles & Stockbridge sponsor
For more information, contact Michele Cohen -- 410-385-3449

Top 10 Cloud Provider Due Diligence Questions (.pdf)
First 10 Action Items After a Data Breach (.pdf)
Cyber Liability & DataBreach Insurance Claims (.pdf)
Program PowerPoint Deck (converted to .pdf)

 

March 24

 

Best Practices in Global Subsidiary Compliance -- Sponsored by CSC
For more information, contact Jennifer K. Mailander

Global Subsidiary Compliance (.pdf)

 

January 28

 

Incentive Compensation and Pass-Through Entities - Sponsored by Whiteford Taylor Preston
For more information, contact Michael Grace -- 202-659-6776

Incentivizing Employees and Consultants of Passthrough Entities (.pdf)

 

 

2014

 

March 25

The Basis of Electronic Transactions -- Sponsored by CSC
For more information, contact Paul Hodnefield -- 800-927-9801 ext. 62375

 

Electronic Transactions (.pdf)

 

 

2013

 

October 11
Preparing Corporate Designees for Depositions and the Pitfalls of Unprepared Designees -- Sponsored by Kramon & Graham
For more information, contact David Shuster -- 410-752-6030.

Corporate Designee Depositions: A Primer for In-House Counsel (.pdf)
 

September 12
Hot Topics in Global Labor and Employment Law -- Sponsored by DLA Piper
For More Information, contact Ute Krudewagen -- 650-833-2245

Hot Topics (.pdf)
Top 5 Labor and Employment Issues - Start-up Global (.pdf)

 

June 27

Jury Consultants, Mock Juries, Shadow Juries, and Juror (De) Selection -- Sponsored by Womble Carlyle
For more information, contact David Hamilton -- 410-545-5850

 

Profiling the Profilers (.pdf)
Beyond Fantasy & Nightmare -- A Portrait of the Jury (.pdf)
Building a Believable Case (.pdf)
In Re: Cendant Securities Litigation -- 3d Cir. (.pdf)
Friend or Foe -- Social Media (.pdf)
TrialGraphix Sample Employment Discrimination Case Report(.pdf)
Using Jury Consultants in Antitrust Cases (.pdf)

 

 

April 23
Employment Law Update - 2013 -- Sponsored by Saul Ewing
For more information, contact Harriet Cooperman -- 410-332-8974

Employment Law Update -- 2013 (.pdf)

 

 

March 20
Risky Business:  Enforcing Your Contractual Indemnity Rights Without Alienating Your Key Business Partners -- Sponsored by Miles & Stockbridge
For more information, contact David Eberhardt -- 410-385-3492

Enforcing Contractual Indemnity (.pdf)

January 31
Dealing with China -- Sponsored by Whiteford Taylor
For more information, contact Alex Koff -- 410.347.8745

RULING ON COMMON LAW IN TRADE SECRET DISPUTES MAY EXPAND TRADE COMMISSION CASELOAD (.pdf)

On-line materials noted at program:
Property Rights Protection in China
Questions for Koff on IP and China

 

2012

 

April 17

Career GPS for In-House Counsel -- Sponsored by Womble Carlyle
For more information, contact David Hamilton -- 410-545-5850

Navigating the Complexities of Career Advancement (.pdf)
Setting Major Development Goals (.pdf)
Enhancing Brand Equity (.pdf)
So You Want to be a GC (.pdf)
Why Small Interactions Matter (.pdf)

Chief Legal Officers (link to The Economist)

 

March 14

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly:  Indemnification and Limitation of Liability in the Courts -- Sponsored by Miles & Stockbridge
For more information, contact Tim Hodge -- 410-385-3509

Indemnification and Limitation of Liability in the Courts(.pdf)

 

January 24

Cybersecurity Law and Information Governance -- Sponsored by Whiteford Taylor
For more information, contact Howard Feldman -- 410-347-8793

Practical Lessons Learned: Cybersecurity Law and Information Governance (.pdf)

 

2011

November 11

Winning by Losing:  Trying a Losing Case for a Win on Appeal -- Sponsored by Womble Carlyle
For more information, contact David Hamilton -- 410-545-5850

Appellate Counsel in the Trial Courts and Trial Counsel in the Appellate Courts (.pdf)
Preserving Issues for Appeal (.pdf)
Preserving the Right to Appeal (.pdf)
How, When & Why to Object, Raise & Preserve Issues (.pdf)

 

October 5

Buyout Private Equity in the Lower Middle and Middle Market -- Sponsored by CSC
For more information, contact Bill Popeo -- 800-927-9801 ext. 3535

Buyout Private Equity - Tips & Traps (.pdf)

 

February 17

Drafting and Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements and Other Hot Employment Law Topics -- Sponsored by Saul Ewing
For more information, contact Harriet Cooperman -- 410-332-8974

Drafting and Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements (.pdf)

 

2010

November 10

Current and Future Outook for the In-House Counsel -- Presented by Major Lindsey & Africa
For more information, contact Jeff Lowe -- (202) 628-0661

Add Headcount Now (.pdf)
Seven Secrets to Getting An In-House Job (.pdf)

 

May 11

The Legal Risks and Potential Rewards Implicated by Company, Employee and Third Party Use of Social Media -- Sponsored by Miles & Stockbridge
For more information, contact Kirsten Eriksson -- 410-385-3583

The Social Media Revolution (.pdf)

 

April 15

 

Trademarks 101 -- Everything You Wanted to Know About Trademarks, but Were Afraid to Ask -- Sponsored by CSC
For more information, contact Neal Smith -- (800) 927-9801 x3490

Trademarks 101 (.pdf)

 

February 24

Invalidity Challenges After KSR and Bilski -- Sponsored by Whiteford Taylor
For more information, contact Steve Tiller -- 410-347-9425

Invalidity Challenges After KSR and Bilski (.pdf)

 

January 27

Supply Chain Issues in the Global Era -- Sponsored by DLA Piper
For more information, contact Peter Ellis -- 312-368-2197

Supply Chain Issues -- Prevention, Protection & Compliance(.pdf)

 

2009

 

November 10

Doing Business with Troubled Companies -- Sponsored by Tydings/Meritas
For more information, contact Alan Grochal -- 410-752-9715

Doing Business with Troubled Companies (.pdf)

 

October 13

Top Compliance Issues for General Counsel in 2010 -- Sponsored by DLA Piper
For more information, contact Megan Kraai -- 410-580-4186

Top Compliance Issues in 2010 (.pdf)
Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations  (US Sentencing Commission website)

 

September 16

Construction & Lease Buildouts -- Sponsored by Saul Ewing
For more information, contact James E. Goodrich -- 410-332-8759

Buildouts of Leased Spaces (.pdf)

 

May 5

Strategies to Protect and Grow Your Brand in a Down Economy -- Sponsored by CSC
For more information, contact Neal Smith -- 800-927-9000 x3490

Strategies to Protect and Grow Your Brand Presentation(.pdf)
Domain Registry Scams (.pdf)

 

April 8

Recent Trends in Negotiating Purchasing and Sales Contracts -- Sponsored by Miles & Stockbridge
For more information, contact Tim Hodge -- 410-385-3509

Negotiating Purchasing and Sales Contracts Presentation(.pdf)

 

March 17

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act -- Sponsored by Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
For more information, contact David Hamilton -- (410) 545-5850

FCPA Presentation (.pdf)
Recent FCPA Cases (.pdf)

 

February 17

Labor and Employment Legislative Initiatives Under the Obama Administration -- Sponsored by Littler Mendelson
For more information, contact Tom Bender - 267-402-3000

Workplace Change in the Obama Era (.pdf)
Analysis of the pending Employee Free Choice Act (.pdf)
Program Presentation (.pdf)

January 28

What Maryland Corporate Counsel Should Know About Defending Against Employment Discrimination Charges -- Sponsored by Ober Kaler
For more information,contact Jerald J.Oppel - 410.347.7738

Handling Employment Discrimination Charges (.pdf)
EEOC Info on Universal Agreement to Mediate (link to EEOC website)

2008

 

December 10

Winning in the 21st Century Court of Public Opinion -- Sponsored by Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
For more information, contact David Hamilton -- (410) 545-5850

Ten Rules for Communicating in a Crisis (.pdf)
Guide to the Changing Rules of Communications (.pdf)
Womble Strategic Communications Blog (external link)

November 12

Corporate Finance in Tumultuous Times -- Sponsored by Venable, LLP
For more information, contact Charles J. Morton -- (410) 244-7716

Corporate Finance and M&A in Tumultuous Times (.pdf)
Article -- 33 Flavors of Money (.pdf)

 

September 18

Indemnification in M&A Deals: Beyond the Boilerplate - Sponsored by Saul Ewing
For more information, contact Eric Orlinsky -- (410) 332-8687

Sample Indemnification Language in M&A Transactions (.pdf)
Usage of Terms in M&A Transactions (.pdf)

 

May 20

Noncompete Agreements and Top 10 Employment Myths - Sponsored by Littler Mendelson
For more information, contact Tom Dowd - 202.842.0011

Noncompete Agreements and Top 10 Employment Myths

April 16

Maryland Employment Law Update - Sponsored by Ober Kaler
For more information,contact Jerald J.Oppel - 410.347.7738

Union Organizing & Company Computer Use
Article 49B - Maryland Discrimination Law
Ober Newsletter re: "Catapult" Legislation
MSBA Labor & Employment Newsletter

March 25

Export Controls, Sanctions & Anti-Bribery - Sponsored by Whiteford Taylor & Preston
For more information, contact Alexander Koff - 410.347.8745

Export Basics - Export Controls, Sanctions & Anti-Bribery

February 26

Strategies and Tactics for Domain Disputes - Sponsored by CSC
For more information, contact Neal Smith - 866.484.2382

Strategies and Tactics for Domain Disputes

January 16

International Dispute Resolution - Sponsored by DLA Piper
For more information, contact Mark Nadeau - 480.606.5110

Managing International Disputes

2007

November 15

Best Practicesfor Protecting Your Online Brand - Sponsored by CSC
For more information, contact Neal Smith - 866-484-2382

Best Practices for Protecting Your Online Brands

October 9

The Role of theBoard of Directors in the Age of Corporate Investigations - Sponsored by Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
For more information, contactFrank Jones- 410-347-8707

Board of Directors & Corporate Investigations

September 19

When there is an "I" and a "P" in M&A - Sponsored by Tydings & Rosenberg
For more information,contact Lee Lundy- 410-752-9705.

IP in M&A

June 27

The Life of In-House Counsel in the Era of "Best Practices." - Sponsored by DLA Piper
For more information,contact Thomas F. O'Neil, III - 202.861.6685

Best Practices Presentation
The "McNulty Memo," Dec. 12, 2006, "Principles of Federal Prosecution of Business Organizations" Statement of ACC Board Chair Richard White Concerning McNulty Memo

May 15

Are We Really Through With This Employee: Waivers and Releases in Severance Agreements - Sponsored by Saul Ewing
For more information,contact: Harriet E. Cooperman - 410.332.8974

Waivers and Releases in Settlement Agreements
Waivers and Releases in Settlement Agreements

March 20

Strategies For Insulating Your Board Members from Liability - Sponsored by Venable, LLP
For more information,contact: Barbara E. Schlaff - 410.244.7494

Indemnification Agreements Under Maryland Law
Fiduciary Duties Under ERISA
What To Do When the Lawsuit Comes

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