Corporate Counsel Section

Corporate Counsel Section

THE CORPORATE COUNSEL INSTITUTE 

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Kelly Drye & Warren LLP | NYC

Breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Networking reception to follow the program from 5:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M 

Co-sponsored by the Corporate Counsel Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.

Program Description

The Corporate Counsel Institute brings together a distinguished faculty to address a wide array of current issues important to in-house and corporate counsel. The Institute packs six content-packed plenary sessions into a full-day program with networking reception to follow. Experienced faculty will cover vital topics for attorneys advising corporate clients of all sizes.   

7.0 MCLE Credits
4.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics; 1.5 Diversity Inclusion & Elimination 

Program Agenda 

Agenda Topics 

  • Employment Law 
  • Current Hot Topics and Issues for Start-up Companies
  • Ethics for Corporate Counsel
  • Cyber Security & Data Protection – Issue Spotting
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Pitfalls and How to Avoid them in Trademark License Agreements, IP NDAs, and Work for Hire Agreements

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MEDIATION CHOICES FOR EFFECTIVE REPRESENTATION AND ADVOCACY

Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal EducationCommercial & Federal Litigation SectionCorporate Counsel Section, and Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association. 


Friday, October 18, 2019 
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Live CLE Program 

New York Law School | 185 West Broadway | New York, NY 10013 

5.0 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Skills, 1.0 Ethics 

NYSBA Member: $225 | Non-Member: $325 
Section Member: $150 

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HANDLING LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIONS AS CORPORATE COUNSEL


Program Description
Learn the duties and responsibilities of corporate counsel when responding to criminal or other illegal conduct by a corporation and its members.  The experienced faculty will discuss examples of the most common contact law enforcement has with corporations and how to handle those situations including proactive internal investigations and internal investigations running contemporaneously, or in response to, an ongoing law enforcement investigation. Learn practical tips to mitigate business disruption when there is law enforcement contact as well as some of the current trends in the law enforcement/regulatory arena.

Sponsored by the Corporate Counsel Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.

Live & Webcast
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | Albany

3.0 MCLE Credits: 3.0 Areas of Professional Practice

NYSBA Member: $150 | Non-Member: $250
Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $125

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Program Agenda 

Agenda Topics

  • Duties and responsibilities of an in-house counsel regarding criminal or other illegal conduct by a corporation and its members
  • Handling both proactive internal investigations and internal investigations running contemporaneously or in response to an ongoing law enforcement investigation
  • Practical tips to mitigate business disruption when there is law enforcement contact
  • Review of current law enforcement/regulatory trends

Program Chair
Scott Iseman, Esq., O’Connell & Aronowitz, P.C., Albany

Program Faculty
Benjamin S. Clark, Esq., N.Y. Office of the Attorney General, Albany
Adam J. Katz, Esq., U.S. Attorneys Office, Albany


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GDPR 1 Month to Go 
Previously recorded webinar - Access the recording via the Corporate Counsel Section Community

It is only weeks until the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR brings in a host of new obligations for all businesses with interests in Europe. Find out from experts, peers and colleges what last-minute steps companies can take to prepare for GDPR.  

Agenda Topics:
-Priorities for the next month
-Strategies and tactics for reasonable risk management 

Panelists:  
Gerard Stegmaier, Partner | Reed Smith  
Stacy Marcus, Partner | Reed Smith 
David Perlman, SVP and General Counsel
 | Citizen Watch Company of America 
Cassandra Porter, Senior Privacy Counsel
 | Cognizant Technology Solutions

Recorded on April 16, 2018
NO MCLE Credits

Life as In-House Counsel: How to Get There and What to Expect
Recorded April 4, 2018
This free program does not offer CLE Credit.

Co-Sponsored by the In-House Counsel Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association and the Corporate Counsel Section and Lawyers in Transition Committee of the New York State Bar Association

Westchester County Bar Association
2 Westchester Park Drive Conference Center | Ground Level | White Plains, NY 10604

Moderator:
Debbie Epstein Henry, Co-Founder, Bliss Lawyers and Founder, DEH Consulting, Speaking, Writing
 
Speakers:
Vicki R. Walcott-Edim, Esq., Senior Counsel, Employment Law, Mastercard
Janet Baker, Assistant, Esq., General Counsel, EXLService Holdings, Inc, (Secondment via Bliss Lawyers)
Alexandra (Lexie) Pitney, Esq,m Senior Counsel, Global Investigations, Xylem Inc.
H. Douglas Garfield, Senior Director, Global Customs & Trade, PepsiCo, Inc. 
 

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Recorded October 14, 2016: Business Law Section and Corporate Counsel Section Fall Meeting, Albany, NY


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Total Credits: 1.5 in Ethics, for experienced attorneys only (admitted more than 2 years).

Presented by the NYSBA Corporate Counsel Law Section on October 14, 2016, at the Business Law/Corporate Counsel Sections' Joint Fall Meeting in Albany, "Doing Business in NYS: Challenges & Opportunities."

As technology evolves and clients become more cost-conscious, opportunities present themselves to utilize technology to streamline your practice and, in some cases, automate certain tasks. Attorneys can spend less time on tasks, focusing on the substance, while clients are content with the efficiency. But, the question always forefront on our minds as attorneys: what are the ethical pitfalls, and how do we avoid them? Join us to hear this panel on cutting-edge legal technology and the ethical considerations.

NYSBA Member price: $50 | Non-Member Price: $75
Corporate Counsel Section or Business Law Section Member Price: $35

Not a member of the Business Law or Corporate Counsel Sections? Dues are only $25 (Business) and $30 (Corporate Counsel) per year with NYSBA membership. Join today to save on this program! Join online: Corporate Counsel | Business Law or call the NYSBA Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452.

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See also: Overview of NYS Lobbying; and Challenges of Business in NYS (Business Law Section panel recorded October 14, 2016)

1.5 MCLE credits in Areas of Professional Practice, for experienced attorneys - Discounty for Business Law Section and Corpoarte Counsel Section Members

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Bonus Segments (FREE)

Keynote Luncheon Address: "Building Smarter Cities: Trends, Research & Lessons Learned"
Speaker: Meghan Cook, Program Director for the Center of Technology in Government, University at Albany
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MISSED OUR ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM ON CYBERCRIME? 

Never fear... We recorded it!

Now available free for Corporate Counsel Section members and Business Law Section Members. (If you're not a Corporate Counsel Section Member... Why not join? Dues are just $30 with NYSBA membership. Join online, or call 800-582-2452, M-F, 8am-5pm)

CYBERCRIME – BEFORE AND AFTER

Key Legal and Strategic Considerations and Practical Tips on How Organizations Can Navigate Issues of Civil Liability, Regulatory Enforcement and Criminal Prosecution.

Presented by the Corporate Counsel Section at the NYSBA Annual Meeting in New York City, January 27, 2016. 

1.5 credits in Areas of Professional Practice for experienced attorneys. Those who attended the live presentation are not eligible to receive credit twice.

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For log-in assistance, visit the log-in help page, or call the NYSBA Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452 (M-F, 8am-5pm).

The Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to welcome Section members and visitors. The Section sponsors CLE, networking and other events and offers LinkedIn and Facebook pages where members can reach out to each other with questions and advice. 

Welcome From The Chair

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Mitch Borger

View Member Perspectives on the Corporate Counsel Section: 

View Past Chair Natalie Sulimani's perspective here.
View Yamicha Stephenson's perspective here.
View Member Barbara Levi's perspective here.

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We are pleased to announce the launch of an Internet-based private online professional Community for the Corporate Counsel Section. We invite you to participate. Members of our Section run the gamut from law students and newly admitted attorneys who are just finding their way to well seasoned and experienced attorneys in the Corporate Counsel field. We want all of you to share your experiences and your knowledge while also being free to ask questions of others in the Section and participating in the intellectual discourse we hope to generate. 

The Community is private for Corporate Counsel Section members only. (Not a member? Dues are only $30/year with NYSBA membership: Join here.) Commercial search engines are excluded and only Corporate Counsel members can search the site or identify other members.

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