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August 26, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM MDT

Parsons Behle & Latimer

201 S. Main St. Suite 1800

Salt Lake City, UT  84111

Members: $0.00

Overview (Program Summary)

Our Annual Best Practices Club is back! This event will be held in person on August 26. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 




Attorney Ethics for In-House Counsel: This presentation is designed to address common ethics and professional responsibility issues encountered by attorneys working in an in-house setting.  Topics include the nuances of representing organizational clients, the attorney-client privilege in a corporate setting, ethics issues related to internal investigations, and navigating conflicts of interest.


Alex B. Leeman, General Counsel & Shareholder, Parsons Behle & Latimer



Anti-Corruption, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Government Enforcement:  How to Avoid Becoming a Target of Government Regulators

If your business buys or sells product overseas; is regulated by the government; or has potential whistleblowers, you should be prepared to be the target of a government investigation.  Join us to learn practical steps that help businesses minimize risk associated with government enforcement actions. We will review areas of law that often expose companies to enforcement risk, including:

  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • The False Claims Act
  • Anti-Money Laundering regimes
  • U.S. Sentencing Guidelines governing corporate compliance programs

Attendees will also receive advice on managing government investigations, including: 

  • Preparing employees for government scrutiny
  • Best practices for managing internal investigations
  • Preserving protections provided by attorney-client privilege 


Jeffrey C. Corey, Shareholder, Parson Behle & Latimer



Cloud Service Agreements – Negotiation of Critical Terms: This presentation will focus on significant contested terms and conditions in cloud services agreements that arise during negotiations between customers and cloud providers. From data security, limitation of liability and indemnification provisions to the requirements of the GDPR, CCPA and other data privacy concerns, this discussion will shed light on current trends in the negotiation of agreements involving remote access and data storage technologies.


Christopher G. Simboli, Shareholder, Parsons Behle & Latimer

Tsutomu L. Johnson, Of Counsel, Parsons Behle & Latimer



Purchase Agreements – A Primer: In this inter-active session, we will analyze a case study for a stock acquisition and key provisions of a Purchase Agreement. Among other sections, we will discuss heavily negotiated provisions such as representations and warranties, limitations of liability, and clauses regarding employees (pre-signing and pre-closing offers, non-competition covenants, etc.), as well as the impact of knowledge and materiality qualifiers.  We will also address timely topics such as representations and warranties insurance and anti-trust considerations.


Barbara Bagnasacco, Shareholder, Parsons Behle & Latimer

Allison Blais, Director & Associate General Counsel, Adobe






Credits: 4
State: Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Category: 1 Ethics, 3 General

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