19th Annual Law of Product Distribution & Franchise Seminar

29 April 2010 Milwaukee, WI Past Event

Location

Foley & Lardner LLP
777 East Wisconsin Avenue
40th Floor Conference Center
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Contact Information

Kristen Martin
kmartin@foley.com

Agenda

Breakfast and Registration: 8:00 a.m.

Seminar:
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Make plans to join us for our complimentary 19th Annual Law of Product Distribution & Franchise Seminar, where we will be discussing issues impacting your business in the “new economy.”

Topics

  • Environmental Issues for the Supply Chain: From Labeling to Disposal — It's Becoming Everyone's Responsibility
  • Selecting and Using Foreign Agents and Distributors
  • Conducting Trade Secret Audits
  • Termination: You Make the Call
  • Common Law Claims in Termination Litigation
  • Strategic Considerations for Suppliers When Dealers and Franchisees Go "Belly Up"
  • Top 10 Cases of 2009 – 2010
  • Legislative Update
  • Straddling State Lines: Legal Issues Impacting Multi-State Dealers
  • Equipment Dealer Protection: A Trap for the Unwary
  • Negotiating a Distribution Agreement: Issues, Strategies, and Solutions
  • The Robinson-Patman Act: Lessons From the Third Circuit's Feesers Decision
  • After Leegin: How Courts, Enforcement Agencies, and Legislators Are Responding and Where the Law Is Headed Now
  • The Lesser of Two Evils? Litigation Versus Arbitration of Distribution & Franchise Disputes
  • Gold Digging in a Mine Field: Opportunity and Risk in Network Consolidation
  • Linked In? — The Impact of Social Media and Best Practices for a Social Networking Policy
  • Staying Competitive and Compliant in the EU
  • Terminating the Relationship: Look Before You Leap
  • Emerging Issues in Privacy and Information Security
  • Dealing With Troubled Suppliers in Uncertain Times
  • Proposition 65 In Plain Language!
  • How to Use the Internet to Expand and Enforce Your Brand and Define the Contractual Relationship with Your Customers

Roundtable Lunch Sessions (Limited Seating)
Session 1: Issues in Dealer Terminations
Session 2: Pricing and Antitrust Issues
Session 3: Dealing With Troubled Dealers and Franchisees
Session 4: Protecting Yourself in Dealing With Troubled Suppliers

This year, you will have the choice to attend an interactive Roundtable Lunch Session. The sessions have very limited seating, so please select your session preference when registering.

Roberta F. (Bobbi) Howell  is the attorney responsible for the content of this program. She may be reached at rhowell@foley.com or 608.258.4273.

Foley will apply for CLE credit after the seminar. Please note that each state has its own rules and regulations for CLE-qualified programs.

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19th Annual Law of Product Distribution & Franchise Seminar

Location

Foley & Lardner LLP
777 East Wisconsin Avenue
40th Floor Conference Center
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Contact Information

Kristen Martin
kmartin@foley.com

Agenda

Breakfast and Registration: 8:00 a.m.

Seminar:
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.