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In this session, we take an in-depth look at the contracts process, including how Legal’s contribution can improve speed to revenue, margins, revenue maximization, and cost savings via comprehensive obligations management, including technologies to enable this.

In this session, we take an in-depth look at the contracts process, including how Legal’s contribution can improve speed to revenue, margins, revenue maximization, and cost savings via comprehensive obligations management, including technologies to enable this.

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There was very little real AI or blockchain news over the holidays, especially legal-related.

But there was a plethora of posts reviewing 2018 and forecasting 2019 and beyond, so that’s the focus of this post.

I suggest you skim these titles and then skim through the lists included in most of the posts;

Many are at least tangentially related to legal, but I have omitted those to keep this post somewhat manageable.

Antigone G. Peyton

She focuses on complex privacy and cybersecurity issues, and data management projects for small and large companies, in addition to IP portfolio management and growth strategies which include development and enforcement of patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.

 Her practice also includes unfair competition, DMCA violations, computer fraud, and technology law issues including social media, IoT, cybersecurity, and cloud computing.

A prolific speaker, Antigone regularly explores the intersection of law and technology issues involving privacy, data security, cloud computing, cryptocurrency, blockchain, social media, and other technology law complexities.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 CLE Plenary: 2018 Litigation Management Roundtable 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm The Litigation Management Roundtable will address continuing and emerging trends and issues of concern to corporate counsel, including ethical concerns created by business and litigation realities.

Featuring veteran general counsel from both publicly traded and privately held companies, this panel will address hot topics from cybersecurity to the latest trends in litigation management to the always popular tips for the counsel relationship.

Jun Yamato, Roland Corporation U.S., Los Angeles, CA Written Materials Friday, February 16, 2018 CLE Plenary: Cybersecurity and the Obligation of Companies: An Ethical Perspective on Breaches and Responses (Ethics) 8:00 am – 9:15 am This program will discuss the ethics of cybersecurity breach reporting, including the complex tensions between the need to maintain customer, business partner, and regulator trust, while ensuring that information is accurate and that the company is put in the best position for a zealous defense of any potential government investigations and civil litigation.

CLE Breakout: How Experienced Lawyers Can Hone Their Mediation Advocacy Skills 9:30 am – 10:30 am In this graduate level session, our panel (outside counsel, a federal judge, and two neutrals with diverse backgrounds) will talk about what experienced outside and in-house counsel need to know to sharpen their mediation skills for complex mediations.

CLE Breakout: The Times They Are A-Changin’: Keeping Up with the Changing Employment Law Landscape (In-House Bootcamp) 9:30 am – 10:30 am Our expert panel will guide you through the hot topics in employment law, including the status of the proposed changes to the overtime regulations, the ongoing employee misclassification lawsuits, prohibitions on inquiring about job applicants’ salary history, dealing with employee recreational marijuana use in states where it’s legal, the differing views on whether Title VII covers gender identity, new paid sick leave laws, recent cases on ADA reasonable accommodations, and what the changes to the membership of the EEOC and NLRB mean for your company.

This session describes real-life scenarios of how companies are implementing IoT and the legal implications of this new technology including, for example, product liability, warranties, privacy, data security, and intellectual property.

Written Materials CLE Breakout: TED-Style Talk: Why Smart People Give Stupid Testimony 10:45 am - 11:45 am (first 30 minutes) Using examples from famous witnesses like Bill Cosby, Bill Gates, Paula Deen, and Tom Brady, lawyer/author Ken Berman offers an engaging talk showing why smart people give stupid answers and how a paradigm shift in witness preparation can eliminate career-ending or case-losing testimonial suicide.

CLE Breakout: WhatsApp: Detecting Problems and Managing Risk in the Age of Encryption and Disappearing Evidence 10:45 am − 11:45 am This program will explore the challenges in-house counsel and law enforcement alike face in uncovering evidence of possible corporate executive wrongdoing in an era where communications and evidence can be hidden via new tools and devices.

Our panel of experts will share their views on the challenges faced by women, minority, and LGBTQ attorneys, and their insights on the steps each of us can take to make the legal profession more diverse and inclusive sooner rather than later.

program will address some of the unique issues facing in-house counsel regarding the attorney-client privilege, including giving mixed legal and business advice, advising related corporate entities, and working across international lines.

Next, the panel will discuss various types of projects on which legal outsourcing is useful, from the production of documents to substantive document and privilege review to legal research and analysis.

Hear tips on topics ranging from selecting the right expert for your case, to cross examining the opposing party’s expert at trial, from lawyers who are experts at working with experts.

This panel, led by experts who regularly investigate SEC related issues or respond to inquiries made by the regulatory authorities, will help GCs understand the most recent enforcement actions taken by the SEC and the current “hot” areas of focus that may lead to the next wave of regulatory scrutiny.

The maximum fine for a violation of the GDPR is 4% of total annual worldwide turnover or €20 million, whichever is higher, and allows data subjects to bring legal action against organizations where a data breach has occurred.

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