What’s Keeping In-House Counsel Up at Night and What to do About It

15 May 2019 Miami, FL Past Event

Location

One Biscayne Tower
2 South Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 1900
Miami, FL 33131

Agenda

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - CLE Programming
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Networking Reception

In today’s business environment, in-house attorneys are constantly faced with new legal challenges and trends, and are finding themselves awake at night fearing what’s next. To better help your organization navigate the current legal landscape and thrive in constant change, please join Foley for an interactive afternoon program where you will have the opportunity to learn about the biggest challenges facing business, learn strategies for guiding your organization through any storm, and network with Miami-area in-house legal counsel, business leaders and your peers.

Topics

Risky Business: Litigation Trends and What to Watch Out For

With the recent uptick in big dollar litigation, it is no surprise that in-house counsel and corporate decision makers are stressed. This session will highlight the current litigation trends, including:

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)/wage and hour litigation
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits
  • Class action litigation
  • Arbitration provisions and fee-shifting provisions

“Hacking” Away at Cyber Threats and Legal Liability from Data Exposure

While corporations continue to leverage technology to improve their operations and business strategy, the data privacy and security landscape continues to be a complex one. This session will discuss:

  • Privacy rights and efforts to enhance cybersecurity protections
  • Prevention of data breaches and preparation for incident response
  • Blockchain technology and other security measures

Uncertain Seas: Navigating Immigration Policy in the Trump Era

United States immigration policy under the Trump administration remains in constant flux, and corporations continue to navigate the waters when it comes to the administration’s efforts to shift the immigration structure from a family-based one to a merit-based system. This session will dive into:

  • Immigration law concerns for employers, involving non-immigrant and immigrant work visas
  • I-9 compliance and best practices
  • Increased scrutiny related to processing employment-based visas at U.S. Consulates worldwide

The Corporate Moral Compass: Ethical Considerations and the Attorney-Client Privilege

For in-house attorneys, managing the day-to-day business in addition to maintaining the highest ethical standards is key. In this session, we will cover:

  • Domestic and international corporate aspects of the attorney-client privilege, including the elements of privilege and work product doctrine
  • Conflicts of interest and other professional responsibility best practices
  • Maintaining privilege in the age of electronic discovery

There is no cost to participate in this program, but pre-registration is required. Foley & Lardner LLP will apply for CLE and ethics credit after the program, wherever applicable. For questions, please contact Kayla Huven at khuven@foley.com.

Insights

What’s Keeping In-House Counsel Up at Night and What to do About It

Location

One Biscayne Tower
2 South Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 1900
Miami, FL 33131

Agenda

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - CLE Programming
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Networking Reception