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The Shifting Landscape of Federal Insider Trading Jurisprudence

Program Number: 2854 Presenter: Peter R. Dubrowski, Curtis B. Leitner, Jonathan S. Sack, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** The government has brought charges for illegal insider trading primarily under the federal securities laws, chiefly Section 10 of the Securities Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5. In a small number of cases, the government has taken a different approach -- charging insider trading in violation of not only Rule 10b-5 but also Section 1348 of Title 18. That was the case in the the high-profile SDNY prosecution in United States v. Blaszczak et al., which involved trading on the basis of confidential information about prospective changes to Medicare reimbursement rates. In that case, the defendants were acquitted on the Rule 10b-5 charges but convicted on the Section 1348 charges, even though the charges related to the same securities trading. In this program, Jonathan Sack – a former chief of the criminal division in

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Identifying Authors and Inventors of Artificial Intelligence Created Innovations

Program Number: 2853 Presenter: Charles R. Macedo, Partner

With neural networks and machine learning, computers using artificial intelligence to create works of art, music, and intelligent (and often innovative) software that was previously been created by humans. With such automation, questions about the traditional notions of who is an “Author” for Copyright law and an “Inventor” for Patent law are starting to be raised. Please join this thought-provoking webinar discussing: • Naurto--The Monkey Selfie Problem and its implication on computer created works and inventions • Scope of IP Protection in the U.S. for non-human "Authors" and "Inventors" • International Perspective • Application of Principles for AI • Drafting Tips

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Managing in the #MeToo Era: The Latest Legal Developments and Their Implications for Hospitality Employers

Program Number: 2852 Presenter: Jeffrey M. Landes

The #MeToo era is in full swing, and it shows no signs of abating anytime soon. For a host of reasons, the hospitality industry is a particularly vulnerable target of the movement, along with #TimesUp, #MeToo’s sister campaign, which is largely focused on providing sophisticated legal assistance to lower-wage workers with sex harassment claims. In addition, significant new and pending changes to New York State and New York City law—including the “Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act,” which takes effect on October 9, 2018—will impose substantial burdens on hospitality employers, making it all the more important that they have the most effective practices in place to prevent and respond to sex harassment in the workplace

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The Introverted Lawyer - A Journey Toward Authentically Empowered Advocacy

Program Number: 2851 Presenter: Heidi K. Brown

While naturally loquacious law professors, law students, lawyers, and judges thrive in a world dominated by the Socratic question-and-answer method and rapid-fire oral discourse, quiet thinkers and writers can be sidelined. The Introverted Lawyer illuminates the valuable gifts that introverted, shy, and socially anxious individuals bring to the legal profession—including active listening, deep thinking, empathy, impactful legal writing, creative problem-solving, and thoughtful communication. The Introverted Lawyer also offers a seven-step process for amplifying our advocacy voices in an authentic manner.

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Mediation in Construction

Program Number: 2850 Presenter: Steven C. Bennett, Esq., Park Jensen Bennett LLP

Construction disputes in general, and construction mediation in particular, can be extremely complex, with multiple parties, multiple claims and a host of engineering, scientific and accounting issues. This program addresses the often-complex process of construction mediation, from start to finish, including timing for mediation, choice of mediator, information exchanges, pre-mediation submissions, opening statements, the mediation process itself, and completion and implementation of a mediated settlement. The program identifies the varieties of mediation systems and strategic options in the choice of mediation; it also outlines a process for organization and strategy during the course of mediation, including methods to respond to impasse in negotiations.

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Making your Client Judgement Proof: A Practical Guide to Asset Protection Planning

Program Number: 2848 Presenter: Jacob Stein, Esq.

From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects of making your client judgment-proof (i.e., what works and what does not), this program will provide an overview on protecting your clients’ assets from plaintiffs and creditors. We will focus on the strategies and solutions used to protect common assets such as houses, bank and brokerage accounts, businesses, professional practices and retirement plans. The instructor will share real-life stories and anecdotes and will present a very practical approach to protecting assets. The discussion will also cover asset protection planning in a troubled economy, focusing on protecting assets from lenders and landlords and how to plan after a lawsuit, a default or an accident.

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Protecting Privilege Before and After a Cyber Breach

Program Number: 2846 Presenter: Robert W. Anderson, Esq., Eric B. Levine, Esq.

One of the most important things a company/firm can do is to regularly conduct an investigation to understand what its cybersecurity defense weaknesses and vulnerabilities may be. Critical to any counsel working to prevent a cyber-attack or respond to a successful cyber intrusion is an understanding why and how to properly utilize both attorney-client and work-product privilege. The overriding principle of using privilege is straightforward: to protect your organizations Investigation and breach response efforts from usage by third parties or regulatory agencies in Litigation arising from a breach.

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Effective Evaluation and Mediation of Discrimination and Employment Cases: Practical Pointers for Promoting the Process and Avoiding Pitfalls to Resolution

Program Number: 2845 Presenter: Ann Kotlarski, Esq. - Ann Kotlarski Mediation

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Litigating employment claims can be risky, time consuming and expensive for the parties. An increasing trend in employment cases involving claims for discrimination, retaliation and harassment is to resolve those matters well before trial—often before any dispositive motions are filed or significant discovery is conducted. However, important questions arise, such as: When is the most effective time to mediate such claims? Can the plaintiff’s and defense counsel effectively evaluate a case in the early stages in order to make early resolution meaningful? What does it take to evaluate these types of cases in terms of liability, damages and settlement value? What role do non-monetary factors play in evaluation and resolution? What factors should the parties consider in selecting a mediator? What is the best way to

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How to Use Social Media for Rainmaking Success (Without Losing Your License to Practice Law)

Program Number: 2844 Presenter: Jaimie B. Field, Esq.

Social Media is here to stay. There are more than 330 million active users monthly on Twitter. Facebook has 1.5 BILLION active monthly users. LinkedIn has 546 million registered users of which almost 1/3 are in the United States. YouTube boasts that they have 1 BILLION users and more than 400 hours of video are uploaded every minute! (Statistics provided by DMR) Then there is Blogging, Pinterest, Instagram, Snap Chat, and new social sharing sites being created every day. You can connect with potential clients and referral sources to grow your practice as long as you know how to use it. • What is Social Media? • The difference between Social Media and Social Networking • How to use these platforms to get more referrals and clients • How to manage your time on Social Media so that the day does not get sucked away • What are the Professional Rules of Conduct that you need to know so that you

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Recent Developments in Delaware M&A Litigation

Program Number: 2843 Presenter: Mark W. Rasmussen, Esq., Evan P. Singer, Esq.

In this program, Jones Day partners Mark W. Rasmussen and Evan P. Singer discuss recent trends in takeover litigation in the Delaware Chancery Court and beyond, including the current effects of cases considering the so-called “disclosure only” settlements, such as Delaware Chancellor Bouchard’s opinion in Trulia, Judge Posner’s opinion in In re Walgreen Co. Stockholder Litigation, and the New York Appellate Division’s opinion in Gordon v. Verizon Communications, applying New York law.

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