Overview (Program Summary)
AGENDA FOR BOTH DAYS:
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Session I
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 - BREAK
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Session II
Tuesday, November 9th, Session I (Dailey LLP) – Navigating Emerging Securities and Governance Risks: Addressing Developments in the SEC, Securities Litigation, and Delaware Law
This presentation examines areas of recent emphasis at the SEC and in securities litigation, along with important developments in Delaware law, with suggestions for how to proactively manage these emerging risks, from the perspective of outside and in-house counsel.
Tuesday, November 9th, Session II (Womble Bond Dickinson) – Help! We’ve Been Served: Practical Tips on Attempting Early and Cost-Effective Resolution of Subpoenas and Lawsuits
Your client has just been hit with a subpoena, a lawsuit, or some other legal demand. What do you do now? While there is often no easy solution, particularly in complex and expensive corporate, commercial, or IP litigation, the panel will discuss the relevant law and offer practical tips on attempting early and cost-effective resolution of such disputes, steps to take in the event you can’t resolve the matter quickly, and alternative avenues such as early mediation and ADR.
Wednesday, November 10th, Session I (Cozen O'Connor) – Which Contract Issues are “Worth the Fight” in Negotiations: Insight on Evaluating Risk for In-House Counsel?
Join our expert panelists for a discussion of common contract drafting and negotiation issues, from their respective perspectives as a litigator, a business lawyer, and an in-house counsel. Our speakers will address issues that frequently actually lead to disputes, with helpful strategies for how to avoid those issues in the earlier stages of drafting, negotiation, and contract management.
Wednesday, November 10th, Session II (Faegre Drinker) – Strengthening Your Brand and Culture with a Corporate Philanthropy Strategy
Our panelists will discuss strategies that corporations use to strengthen their brand and culture by introducing CSR and corporate philanthropy strategies. We will discuss the strategic use of public benefit corporations, donor advised funds and corporate foundations. In addition, we will discuss employee engagement strategies including volunteerism, scholarship and hardship programs.
Click on the registration button to RSVP just once, then you may attend however many sessions you choose. Use the Zoom credentials below (which is the same for all sessions) to join in the webinar.
November 9th, Session I:
Jeffery A. Dailey, Attorney, Dailey LLP
Gay Parks Rainville, Attorney, Dailey LLP
Andrew H. Sauder, Attorney, Dailey LLP
Michael S. Yecies, Head of the Americas, Law M&A, Continental
November 9th, Session II:
Stephanie Smiertka Riley, Of Counsel, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Kristen Healey Cramer, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Diane Carman, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Windtree Therapeutics, Inc.
Jan Fink Call, Senior Legal Director-Legal & Compliance, Firmenich
November 10th, Session I:
Heather Marx, Member, Cozen O’Connor (Minneapolis)
Kristi Adair Zentner, Member, Cozen O’Connor (Minneapolis)
Gina Vollmer, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Gleason Corporation