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Legal Issues for Lawyers Advising Clients Involved in Blockchain Technology

Program Number: 2833 Presenter: James A. Cox, Esq., Mark W. Rasmussen, Esq., Melissa Saldana, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Join our presenters for this important program for attorneys with clients whose businesses use blockchain technology. Topics include a brief overview of blockchain; recent developments in the law, including enforcement actions by federal and state regulators; private litigation; new legislation pertaining to blockchain businesses; and ethical issues for lawyers to consider, including ABA Model Rules 1.1, 1.2, 1.16 and 2.1.

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2018 Critical Tax and Planning Updates for Asset Protection, Estate Planning and Taxation Lawyers

Program Number: 2831 Presenter: Edward D. Brown, Esq., GreenspoonMarder, PA, Jacqueline Z. Fox, Esq., LL.M.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Edward D. Brown, Esq., LL.M., CPA and Jacqueline Z. Fox, Esq., LL.M. discuss latest legal and regulatory developments that have impacted the entire asset protection landscape. Topics include: • impact of changing trends, case law and banking procedures, which portend the future treatment of asset protection trusts by the U.S. court system; • 2018 changes in tax laws; • tax and filing requirements; and • selected recommendations and cautions, e.g., who should serve as protectors of an asset planning trust; where assets should be held and under whose control; what benefits and controls should a person retain with respect to trust assets; reasons why a U.S. trustee should be a part of an offshore trust; what income tax-related provisions should be in the trust instrument in light of

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A Proactive Approach to Cybersecurity: Latest Developments for Attorneys

Program Number: 2829 Presenter: Nick Akerman, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Nick Akerman, a nationally recognized expert on computer crime and the protection of competitively sensitive information and computer data, covers latest trends and developments for all attorneys on cybersecurity. Topics include: • The trend from reactive regulation to data compliance • Requirements of an effective data compliance program • Critical business functions to review to enhance cyber security • Regulatory change management—new developments with the SEC, FINRA and the New York State Financial Services law • Using criminal federal statutes—the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Economic Espionage Act—to protect company data

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Digital Realty: How the Supreme Court’s Whistleblower Decision Impacts Internal Investigations and Corporate Policies and Procedures

Program Number: 2827 Presenter: Jennifer L. Berhorst, Esq. , Jennifer Kies Mammen, Esq.

In this program, of particular interest to in-house lawyers and litigators at public companies, our presenters address the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Digital Realty Trust case favoring a narrow definition of “whistleblower” under the SEC’s Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program. Topics include practical tips in conducting internal investigations and reviewing company policies and procedures in response to the Supreme Court’s decision.

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Intellectual Property Review 2017-18: Key Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Decisions

Program Number: 2826IP Presenter: Anthony F. Lo Cicero, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** In the Supreme Court’s 2017-2018 term, the intellectual property docket provided important precedent in areas as diverse as the constitutionality of post grant review proceedings (Oil States), the appropriate venue for patent infringement litigation (TC Heartland), and the exhaustion of patent rights (Impression Products). During this time, the Federal Circuit issued key decisions in Brunetti (registration of immoral or scandalous marks), Aqua Products (claim amendments in PRs) and Cray (venue). Join Anthony Lo Cicero of Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein as he discusses the impacts of these cases.

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TROs and Injunctions: A Refresher for In-House and Outside Lawyers

Program Number: 2825 Presenter: David Silva, Esq., Evan P. Singer, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** In this program for all in-house and outside lawyers and litigators, Evan Singer and David Silva, Jones Day, discuss the ins-and-outs of seeking a TRO, temporary injunction, and permanent injunction in Federal and State courts. Topics include an overview of the various forms of relief; ethical and strategic considerations to review prior to seeking an injunction; the mechanics of applying for relief; and practice tips to consider when seeking injunctive relief.

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Ethical Issues in Mediation: Practice Pointers for Counsel and Mediators

Program Number: 2824 Presenter: Steven C. Bennett, Esq., Park Jensen Bennett LLP

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** For most lawyers involved in dispute resolution (and many practicing in other areas of the law), mediation is an inevitable aspect of professional experience. Mediation, however, involves roles and relationships that can vary greatly from “standard” elements of practice, and presents new ethical challenges for counsel. This program addresses fundamental ethics issues in mediation, and suggests practical solutions to the challenges presented by this unique environment. Model Rules discussed include: Rule 1.1: Competent representation Rule 1.12: Conflicts involving mediators Rule 2.1: Informing clients about mediation Rule 2.4: The role of the mediator Rule 4.1: Duty of truthfulness Rule 8.3: Reports of disciplinary violations Ethics opinions discussed include: ABA Opinion 06-439 ABA Settlement Guidelines (2002) In re RDM Sports, 277 BR 415 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2002) In re Waller, 573 A.2d 780 (D.C. 1990)

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Complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Information Notices

Program Number: 2823 Presenter: David A. Zetoony, Esq.

This program discusses the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which becomes effective May 25 2018, with specific focus on the obligations in Articles 13 and 14 to provide information notices to data subjects. The program explores the ways in which companies draft information or privacy notices, what information must be included in such notices, how such notices are distributed, and to whom they must be given. A must program for in-house, corporate and compliance counsel for companies needing to comply with the new European data privacy and security regulations.

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The Defend Trade Secrets Act at Two

Program Number: 2822IP Presenter: Anthony F. Lo Cicero, Esq.

On May 11, 2016, Congress enacted the first federal, private, civil cause of action for trade-secret misappropriation. Anthony Lo Cicero of Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP discusses the aftermath of this groundbreaking statute, how courts have interpreted it and what we can expect in the future.

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Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations and Securities Litigation: Latest Developments for Corporate, Securities, and White Collar Attorneys

Program Number: 2821 Presenter: David Silva, Esq., Evan P. Singer, Esq.

In this program for all in-house, corporate and securities lawyers and litigators, Evan Singer and David Silva provide an in-depth discussion of privilege issues to consider when conducting internal investigations or securities litigation. Topics include the Upjohn warning; work product protections and the implications of the recent Herrera and Baylor University discovery orders; and some practical considerations when structuring and conducting a privileged investigation.

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