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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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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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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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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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Data Privacy and Security Issues in M&A Transactions for Transactional, Technology and Corporate Lawyers

Program Number: 2813 Presenter: Jason D. Haislmaier, Esq.

Data privacy and data security present unique obligations and potentially significant liabilities for both buyers and sellers involved in M&A transactions. In addition, data itself is now often a key asset in driving the value of many M&A transactions. Starting with the initial stages of a deal, and extending through negotiation and signing to post-closing integration, this program focuses on strategies for identifying and addressing these obligations and liabilities, while capturing and preserving the value of data in M&A transactions.

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Recent Trends in the SEC Whistleblower Program and Tips for Addressing Whistleblower Complaints

Program Number: 2811 Presenter: Elaine Drodge Koch, Esq., Jennifer Kies Mammen, Esq., Mark A. Srere, Esq.

In this program of particular interest to in-house lawyers and litigators at public companies, our presenters address the SEC’s Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program and recent trends in whistleblower actions, and offer practical tips for compliance programs and policies to address and mitigate whistleblower complaints.

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SEC Enforcement 2018: New Directions and Challenges

Program Number: 2810 Presenter: Thomas O. Gorman, Esq.

Tom Gorman examines the new direction laid out for the SEC’s Enforcement Program by Chairman Clayton, trends emerging as the new year begins and significant challenges the Division will face. Emerging trends include the declining number of actions being brought along with a continuing drop in those cooperating with the SEC. Key issues the Division will face include forum selection and the use of ALJs, the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Kokesh holding disgorgement to be a penalty, the upcoming decision of the Court in Digital Realty on whistleblowers, and the impact of Martoma on insider trading.

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Confidentiality, Privilege and other Ethics Issues after the Merger: What to Do When You're in Post-Acquisition Dispute Litigation

Program Number: 2809 Presenter: Jasmine Coo, Michael Thompson, Esq.

Mergers, acquisitions, and asset sales raise a number of ethical issues, including who controls the confidentiality and privilege after the deal closes. These questions become that much more important when the buyer and seller are embroiled in litigation after the deal, at which time shared confidentiality and privileges and use of such information as evidence can pose complicated and expensive challenges for all parties involved. On top of these considerations, lawyers must abide by additional rules concerning, e.g., loyalty to clients. In this program, Michael Thompson and Jasmine Coo review the legal and ethical authorities concerning attorneys’ confidentiality, privilege and other ethical obligations (including ABA Model Rules 1.6 (Confidentiality of Information), 1.9 (Duties to Former Clients), 2.1 (Advisor), 3.7 (Lawyer as Witness) and ABA Informal Op. 857 (Attorney as Witness); discuss such issues as they arise in post-acquisition litigation; and what you can do both before the closing and afterward to address them.

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Common Post-Acquisition Disputes and How to Avoid Them: Practical Guidance for In-House and Corporate Attorneys

Program Number: 2808 Presenter: Jasmine Coo, Michael Thompson, Esq.

Mergers, acquisitions, and asset sales often have many moving parts that require clients to engage subject matter experts to review both proposed terms and due diligence on a host of topics from environmental matters to tax and employment matters. But what about the rest of the contract? Often issues arise post-closing that were not fully anticipated during the transaction. The culprits are usually boilerplate terms (such as arbitration, choice of law, force majeure, and integration clauses) and terms designed to mitigate future risk (such as earn outs and indemnities). In this program, Michael Thompson and Jasmine Coo take you through the contract terms that are most commonly disputed after the closing of a merger, acquisition, or asset sale and provide tips to help you avoid expense and heartache in the long run.

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