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2020 Program Materials

 

ACC Houston Career Development CLE - Webinar

Breaking Precedent: The tools to navigate the unknown
June 30, 2020 | 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Melinda Delmonico - PPT Presentation
John Robb - PPT Presentation
Jennifer Laratonda - PPT Presentation and Worksheet

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Special thank you to our Career Development Sponsor: Gibson Arnold & Associates


 

ACC Houston M&A Practice Group CLE - Webinar

Distressed Asset Acquisitions Opportunties and Risks

June 25, 2020

Speakers:

Manny Grillo, Section Chair - Financial Restructuring (Firmwide) Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.
Robin Spigel, Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.

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Special thank you to our M&A Practice Group Sponsor: Baker Botts L.L.P.


ACC Houston IP Practice Group CLE - Webinar

Practical Considerations for Intellectual Property Due Diligence in Transactions

June 24, 2020

Speakers:

Kevin Tamm, Associate, Bracewell
Ann LaFeir, Senior IP Counsel, USAA

Additional Resources on the topic: https://www.acc.com/resource-library/top-ten-considerations-performing-intellectual-property-due-diligence-united#

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Special thank you to our IP Practice Group sponsor: Bracewell LLP

 


ACC Houston Labor & employment Practice Group CLE - Webinar

What??? Back to the Office? Are you prepared?

May 28, 2020

Speakers:

Scott Nelson, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
Kimberly Pilcher, Executive Counsel Labor & Employment Law, Exxon Mobil Corporation

Seyfarth Shaw's Return to Business Checklist

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Special thank you to our L&E Practice Group Sponsor: Seyfarth Shaw


ACC Houston Health Care Law Practice Group CLE - Webinar

Protecting the Privacy and Security of Medical Data in the Health Care Industry in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

May 27, 2020

Speakers:

Leon Rodriguez - Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
John Tomaszewski - Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
• Monique Allen - Vice President of HIPAA Compliance, Memorial Hermann Health System
• Renee Lowe - J.D., LL.M, CIPP/US, Sr. Assistant County Attorney, Harris Health System

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Special thank you to our Health Care Law Practice Group Sponsor: Seyfarth Shaw


ACC Houston Environmental Practice Group CLE - Webinar

Texas and Federal Enforcement Discretion and Force Majeure

May 7, 2020

Speakers:
Madeleine Boyer
, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond - Austin TX (Moderator)
Sarah Munger, Associate, Beveridge & Diamond - Austin TX
Bina Reddy, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond - Austin TX
Joshua Van Eaton, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond - Washington DC

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Special Thank You to our Environmental Law Practice Group Sponsor: Beveridge & Diamond, PC


ACC Houston Energy Practice Group CLE - Webinar

Navigating Unprecedented Times: The Impact of the Coronavirus and Historically-Low Oil Prices

May 5, 2020

Speakers:
Felisa Elayne Sanchez, Of Counsel @Foley & Lardner LLP
Rachel Powitzky Steely, Partner @Foley & Lardner LLP
Jill M. Hale, Senior Counsel @Foley & Lardner LLP

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Special Thank You to our Energy Practice Group Sponsor: Foley Gardere (Foley & Lardner LLP)

 


ACC Houston Data Privacy & Security CLE - Webinar

COVID-19 Risk Management: Data Privacy Challenges for Employers

April 29, 2020

Speakers

Tara Cho, (CIPP/US) and Europe (CIPP/E), Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
Theresa Sprain, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
L. Renee Williams, (CIPP/US), Senior Counsel, Harris Health System

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Thank you to our Data Privacy & Security Practice Group Sponsor: Womble Bond Dickinson


ACC Houston Litigation Practice Group CLE - Webinar

Business Disputes: Strategies for Dealing with Fallout from COVID-19

April 21, 2020

Speakers:

Denmon Sigler, (Houston) Chair of North American Oil & Gas Practice, Baker McKenzie LLP
Kimberly Rich (Dallas), Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP
Alex Burch (Houston), Associate, Baker McKenzie LLP
Brendan Cook (Houston), Chair of North American Arbitration Group, Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP

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Thank you to our Litigation Practice Group Sponsor: Baker McKenzie LLP
 


March Chapter Meeting CLE

ACC Houston March Chapter Meeting CLE: Planning Ahead for Disaster Response

March 10, 2020 - Galleria
March 26, 2020 - The Woodlands (Postponed due to COVID-19 CDC Guidlines)

Speakers

Matt Deffebach, Partner, Haynes and Boone
Ann Al-Bahish, Partner, Haynes and Boone
Celia Peressini, Senior Counsel - HSE&S, Marathon Oil Company

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Thank you to our sponsor: Haynes and Boone LLP
 


February Chapter Meeting CLE

Innovative Strategies for Alternative Fee Arrangements for Litigation

February 11, 2020 - Galleria
February 26, 2020 - The Woodlands

Speakers:

Anna Rotman, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
Jeremy Fielding, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

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Thank you to our Sponsor: Kirkland & Ellis

 


ACC Houston January Chapter Meeting CLE: New Year's Resolutions Strike Back

January 14, 2020 - Galleria
January 23, 2020 - The Woodlands

Speakers

Michael D. Morfey, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Joseph W. Buoni, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Leah B. Nommensen, Associate, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Ashley Kahn, Associate, Hunton Andrews Kurth

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Thank you to our sponsor: Hunton Andrews Kurth

 


2019 Program Materials
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ACC Houston Half Day Seminar CLE

Doing Business in Canada

November 19, 2019

Session 1. Canadian Business Climate

  • Post-election update on the Canadian business climate
  • Pipeline update - Post-NAFTA, what to expect from the transition into USMCA
  • Other cross-border frictions

Speaker: Alan Ross, Partner, BLG

Session 2. Privacy & Cybersecurity

  • The evolving global regulatory framework
  • Global information obligations
  • Handling global privacy breaches
  • Selection and agreements with third party service providers

Speaker: François Joli-Coeur, Senior Associate, BLG

Session 3. M&A in Canada

  • Canadian deal point market trends
  • Oil and gas considerations
  • Cannabis landscape

Speakers: Louise Lee, Partner, BLG and Peter Bryan, Partner, BLG

Thank you to our generous sponsor Borden Ladner Gervais


ACC Houston November Chapter Meeting CLE

Big Data, Analytics and AI

November 12, 2019 - Galleria Presentation

December 11, 2019 - The Woodlands Presentation

Speakers

Ryan D. Gum, Managing Counsel Exploration and Production Services (E&P Services) and Intellectual Property, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Occidental)
Aaron Tantleff, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP’s Technology Transactions & Outsourcing and Privacy, Security & Information Management practice groups

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Thank you to our generous sponsor Foley Gardere (Foley & Lardner LLP)


ACC Houston October Chapter Meeting CLE

Pick Your Headache: Non-Competes, Marijuana or Interoffice Romances

October 17, 2019 - Galleria Presentation
October 22, 2019 - The Woodlands Presentation

Chris Hanslik, Firm Chairman, BoyarMiller (The Galleria Presentation)
Andrew Pearce
, Shareholder, BoyarMiller (Both Presentations)
Lauren Black
, Senior Associate, BoyarMiller (The Woodlands Presentation)

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Thank you to our Marquee and Chapter Meeting Sponsor: BoyarMiller


ACC Houston september Chapter Meeting CLE

Smart Contracts

September 17, 2019 - Galleria Presentation
September 26, 2019 - The Woodlands Presentation

James C. Row, CFA, Managing Partner, Entoro Capital, LLC
Dan Nossa, Member, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

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Thank you to our Chapter Meeting Sponsor: Steptoe & Johnson PLLC


2019 ACC Houston Annual Symposium

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Session 1:
9:00 - 9:50 am - Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) - (Almost) Everything you need to know about Canadian vs U.S. Labo(u)r Law
Session 2: 10:00 - 10:50 am - Jordan Lawrence - Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Compliance | A Strong Foundation for Compliance
Session 3: 11:00 - 11:50 am - Porter Hedges - Water Rights and Water Transactions in Texas
Session 4: 2:00 – 2:50 pm Shook Hardy & Bacon - Navigating the Cannabis Conundrum
Session 5: 3:00 -3:50 pm Baker Botts - Robust IP Rights for Blockchain Technologies
Session 6: 4:00 – 4:50 pm Norton Rose Fulbright - Legal Ethics from the Movies

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ACC Houston August Chapter Meeting CLE

Legal Considerations for Drones

August 6, 2019 - Galleria Presentation
August 7, 2019 - The Woodlands Presentation

Brian Gaudet, Counsel, Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP
David Lynch, Counsel, Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP

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Thank you to our Chapter Meeting Sponsor: Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP


ACC Houston July Chapter Meeting CLE

Immigration in the Trump Administration

July 9, 2019 - Galleria Presentation
July 17, 2019 - The Woodlands Presentation

Kelly Cobb, Partner, Fragomen Worldwide
Angelica Grado-Wright, Of Counsel, Fragomen Worldwide
Cortney Heard, Attorney Labor & Employment Law, Exxon Mobil Corporation

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Thank you to our Litigation Sponsor: Fragomen Worldwide


ACC Houston Litigation Practice Group CLE

Beyond the Courts

June 26, 2019

Tom Sikora, Senior Counsel - International Disputes, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Brendan Cook, Partner, Chair of North America Arbitration Practice, Baker McKenzie  
Eugenie Rogers, Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution, Baker McKenzie

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Thank you to our Litigation Sponsor: Baker McKenzie 


ACC Houston Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group CLE

Recent Developments in M&A Practice - Key Takeaways

June 20, 2019

Jim Marshall, Partner and Deputy Department Chair (Corporate), Baker Botts
Laura Katherine Mann, Senior Associate, Baker Botts

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Thank you to our M&A Sponsor: Baker Botts


ACC Houston June Chapter Meeting CLE

What Do I Do If There’s A Whistleblower In Our Organization?

June 11, 2019 - Galleria Location

Jeff Heller, Of Counsel, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Ruth Pancherz, Counsel - Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits, BP America, Inc.

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Thank you to our sponsor: Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP


ACC Houston IP Practice Group ClE

Navigating Key Clauses to Protect Your Valuable Information

February 6, 2019 - America's - River Oaks
May 29, 2019 - Jasper's - The Woodlands

Joseph Yao, Senior Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Jonathon Hance, Partner, Bracewell LLP

Thank you to our Sponsor: Bracewell LLP


ACC Houston MAY Chapter Meeting CLE

Getting the Deal Done: Navigating Key Legal Issues in M&A Transactions

May 8, 2019 - Woodlands Location

Andy Lehman, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Jon Boben, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Elitza Meyer, Senior Counsel, McKesson Corporation

May 14, 2019 - Galleria Location

Robert Shearer, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Jon Boben, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Monica Karuturi, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, CenterPoint Energy

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Thank you to our sponsor: Akin Gump
 


ACC Houston April Chapter Meeting CLE

Fingers Crossed! The Risks and Limits of Disclaimers and Fraud Carve Outs

April 9, 2019 - Galleria Location

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Speakers:
Bradley Benoit,
Partner, Bracewell LLP
Brent Benoit, Chief Compliance Officer, National Oilwell Varco

Thank you to our sponsor: Bracewell LLP


ACC Houston March Chapter Meeting CLE

Recent Developments in Anti-Corruption Enforcement

March 5, 2019 - Galleria Location
March 19, 2019 - The Woodlands Location

Speakers:
Brigham Cannon
, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
Nicholas Thompson, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Thank you to our sponsor: Kirkland & Ellis


ACC HOUSTON ENVIRONMENTAL LAW PRACTICE GROUP CLE

Compliance Auditing Under the EPA and Texas Environmental Audit Programs

February 21, 2019

Thank you to our sponsor: Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.


ACC HOUSTON FEBRUARY CHAPTER MEETING CLE

Hindsight is 20/20

February 12, 2019
February 19, 2019 - Woodlands Meeting

Speakers

David Ammons, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Michelle Scheffler, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Marcela Berdion-Straub, Lead Counsel - Litigation, TOTAL American Services, Inc.


ACC HOUSTON JANUARY CHAPTER MEETING CLE

New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep
January 8, 2019 - Galleria Meeting
January 15, 2019 - Woodlands Meeting

New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep - Achievable Goals For In-House Attorneys
 

Speakers

Michael Morfey, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Joe Buoni, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Ashley Kahn, Associate, Hunton Andrews Kurth

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