Adding Value and Enhancing Your Distribution and Franchise Relationships

15 May 2014 Milwaukee, WI Past Event

Location

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

Contact Information

John Vicars
jvicars@foley.com

Agenda

Breakfast and Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Seminar: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Make plans to join us on May 15, 2014, for our complimentary 23rd Annual Law of Product Distribution & Franchise Seminar, where we will be discussing Adding Value and Enhancing Your Distribution and Franchise Relationships.

Topics

  • Termination: You Make the Call
  • Late Breaking News: Has a State Legislature Invalidated the Terms of Your Distribution Contract?
  • It Depends on What the Meaning of “Is” Is: Dangers of Definitions in Dealer Statutes
  • Innocents Abroad: The Perils and Practicalities of International Arbitration
  • Protecting IP in the Mobile Device Era
  • Managing How, and Whether, Your Product Is Sold on the Internet
  • Robinson-Patman Act and You: Strategies to Avoid Common RPA Pitfalls in the Distribution World
  • Antitrust Stuff You Should Know About Distribution
  • 10 Ways to Avoid Lawsuits With Distributors
  • So This Is a Franchise — Now What?"
  • The Color of Money: The (Potentially) High Cost of Green Claims
  • Top 10 Cases in Distribution and Franchise 2013 – 2014
  • The Ethics of Breaking Bad
  • Compensating Dealers for Warranty Work
  • Privacy Compliance and the Growth of Big Data
  • The Mobile Workplace — BYOD and Telecommuting

Two-Part Trade Secret Session

  • Distribution Debates: Opposing Views of Trade Secret and Noncompete Issues Affecting Distribution Management

Three-Part U.S. Regulation Session

  • Coping with U.S. Regulation of Exports and International Conduct
    • Part 1 – Managing Third-Party Risk Under the FCPA
    • Part 2 – Managing Third-Party Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Risk
    • Part 3 – Navigating the Conflict Minerals Rules

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: International Issues
  • Session 5: Trade Secrets and Noncompetes

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.

Parking
Our parking structure is behind the US Bank Building and the cost is $17. Preferred alternative parking is available in the CPS surface lot located at 701 E. Clybourn Street for $5.

For additional information, please contact John Vicars at jvicars@foley.com or 312.832.5122

CLE Credit

Foley & Lardner LLP will apply for CLE credit after the program, wherever applicable. Foley & Lardner LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for California MCLE credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of five General credit(s). Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Please note that participants must be in attendance on the date of the event; credit may not be obtained by viewing and/or listening to a program recording after the event.

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Adding Value and Enhancing Your Distribution and Franchise Relationships

Location

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

Contact Information

John Vicars
jvicars@foley.com

Agenda

Breakfast and Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Seminar: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.