Fox Valley CLE Conference

19-20 November 2015 Appleton, WI Past Event

Location

The Fox Club at Neuroscience
Group Field at the
Fox Cities Stadium
2400 North Casaloma Drive
Appleton, WI 54912

Contact Information

Erika DeLange
edelange@foley.com
414-297-5416
Make plans to join Foley for our first Fox Valley CLE Conference, during which we will discuss legal developments affecting area businesses.*

Sessions during the Fox Valley CLE Conference include:

  • Many Hats, One Set of Rules – Ethical Beartraps for In-House Counsel
  • Ethical Quandaries in Business Negotiations
  • Depositions of Company Witnesses – The Ethical Rules You Need to Know
  • How to Keep Your CEO Out of Trouble
  • 2015 Regulatory Roundup
  • You Pick the Topic

There is no cost to participate in this program, but pre-registration is required. To participate, please use the Register button above or simply register here.

For more information, please contact Erika DeLange at 414.297.5416 or edelange@foley.com.

* 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 three General and three Ethics credits. 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. Certificates of attendance will be distributed to eligible participants approximately 8 weeks after the program via email.

Presentation and Materials

Max, Bryan, and David will each provide a 20-minute overview of hot regulatory topics relating to, respectively, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, whistleblowers, and “joint employer” liability under a recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board.

When company witnesses receive a deposition notice, they frequently look to in-house counsel for advice, preparation, and guidance. Knowing what the ethical rules permit and prohibit is essential to effective deposition preparation and testimony. Andy’s presentation will give you what you need to answer your clients’ questions, ease their concerns, and prepare them to be confident and effective witnesses.

In-house lawyers play many different roles in negotiations – from lead negotiator, to adviser, to client. The ethical rules can be a trap for the uninformed – with problems often surfacing only after a deal goes bad. Mary Kay’s presentation will take you through the most common situations that trigger ethical concerns and give you practical guidance on applying the rules of our profession to the role of the lawyer-negotiator.

Steve and Jessie will provide you with their inside scoop on a number of the key corporate issues facing the firm’s clients, as well as their suggestions to be proactive on those issues to best support your GC and business partners – and especially your CEO!

After Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank, the already demanding ethical rules for in-house lawyers have become even more complicated. Dave’s presentation will help lawyers understand whether, when, and how they must change hats from confidential adviser to corporate whistleblower, from lawyer for the company to lawyer for an executive or subsidiary, from counselor to investigator, and from businessperson to lawyer. Along the way, Dave will address the practical problems of resolving conflicts, preserving the attorney-client privilege, communicating with adverse parties, and avoiding the unauthorized practice of law.

Bryan will address a variety of recurrent challenges when navigating through international borders. From working with regional affiliates and laws to determining when to hire local counsel, you'll learn how to meander around these potential snares with ease. An experienced woodsman, Bryan will offer case studies and helpful tips to spot - and avoid - potentially painful encounters.

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Fox Valley CLE Conference

Location

The Fox Club at Neuroscience
Group Field at the
Fox Cities Stadium
2400 North Casaloma Drive
Appleton, WI 54912

Contact Information

Erika DeLange
edelange@foley.com
414-297-5416