Upcoming Programs

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Industry: Key Risks & Opportunities
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 21 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE

The use of artificial intelligence in the legal industry is increasing at a rapid pace as it can be used to create efficiencies and streamline processes.  However, in order to use this technology effectively, practitioners must understand where artificial intelligence can be helpful in their legal work, as well as understand risks that may arise and how to mitigate them. 

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Update on OSHA’s Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 22 '18, 12:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE; General COA

In this educational webinar, panelists will explain OSHA’s 2016 rule on recording and reporting workplace injuries and illnesses, as well as recent changes to the rule. These experts will examine the use of incentive programs and post-accident drug testing and discuss how these can be used in the workplace without running afoul of the rule’s prohibition against retaliation.

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Advanced Planning Presents: Optimizing Buy-Sell Planning with the "Life Insurance LLC"
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 23 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE, 1.0 CFP

Your clients own a business, and they want a buy-sell arrangement funded with life insurance that combines the best attributes of a cross-purchase and an entity-purchase.  Their wish list is long: 
 

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Combining Contract Intelligence with Information Governance to Find Value in Your Data
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 28 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

How can you use Data Governance to add value to the organization? Information Governance and Contract Intelligence offer multiple ways to not only reduce risk, but gain efficiencies. IG programs have largely gone from catch-all, ‘boil the ocean’ pursuits to a series of concrete, practical actions an organization can take to reduce data volumes, become more efficient and protect data ‘crown jewels’.

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Millennials and the Future of the Global Workplace
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 6 '18, 11:00 EDT
  •  1.0 HRCI, 1.0 HRCI Global, 1.0 SHRM, 1.0 General COA

Millennial workers make up an increasingly large share of the global workforce, and attracting and retaining them has never been more important. Despite this, many multinationals have been slow to adapt to the generation’s expectations and values.

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2018 Research and Development Tax Credit Symposium
  • On-site Event
  •  Sep 12 '18, 08:00 EDT
  •  Earn Up to 8.0 CPE or CLE Credits

Join us for the Research and Development Tax Credit Symposium which focuses on the latest developments impacting the research and development tax credit under IRC section 41 and best practices for claiming and documenting the research credit and defending research credit claims on audit.

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LPO 2.0: Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Legal Process Outsourcing?
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 12 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA

Legal process outsourcing is an increasingly useful alternative in an environment where in-house counsel need to reduce costs, as expectations for efficiency and accountability are rising. Join Bloomberg Law for a 60-minute complimentary webinar that provides insight on the metrics and tactics for the most effective use of LPO. 

LPO metrics offer benchmarking for effective management of legal projects, and provide data that can inform outside law firm retention and alternative billing models.

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Corporate Compliance Complexities 2018: Key Challenges in Varying Jurisdictions
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 12 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE; COA

Corporate compliance is getting more and more complex every day.  Global regulations as well as local regulations are increasing as is the push for transparency. International businesses are facing a struggle when it comes to understanding this new landscape. 

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De-Mystifying DTC for Restructuring Professionals
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 13 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Companies considering or facing a possible corporate restructuring, and their counsel, should understand the realities of The Depository Trust Company, the U.S. securities depository that holds all securities in “Street” name, and related process considerations.
 

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Products Liability and the Internet of Things
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 13 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE, General COA

This new practical webinar will discuss the Internet of Things (“IoT”), which refers to the connection of everyday objects to the internet or other networks. We will explore the advantages, as well as risks of smart devices generally, in the context of potential medical device and pharmaceutical injury claims.  We also will discuss possible theories of liability for plaintiffs and will suggest best practices for mitigating liability in this emerging area of law.

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2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series Part IV: TSCA Confidential Business Information and Generic Naming Conventions: Analyzing the New Rules
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 18 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Protecting confidential business information (CBI), including chemical identity, has never been easy but remains an essential component of a successful commercial chemical strategy.  New Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 14 is much more prescriptive about what can and cannot be protected and what submitters must do to substantiate CBI to withstand scrutiny.  Importantly, TSCA Section 14(c)(4) required EPA to develop guidance to assist stakeholders in determining structurally descriptive generic names to protect specific chemical identity from disclosure.  On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued guidance updating and replacing the 1985 guidance, Guidance for Creating Generic Names for Confidential Chemical Substance Identity Reporting under the Toxic Substances Control Act.  While the new guidance is not fundamentally different from the 1985 version, there are important changes.

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Opioid Litigation: An Industry in the Crosshairs
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 18 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE; General COA

As the opioid crisis continues to ravage communities across the United States, local, state, and federal government attorneys have begun to focus on the role of the pharmaceutical industry in the creation of this epidemic.  The industry currently faces hundreds of lawsuits from governments and plaintiffs’ firms who want pharmaceutical companies, drug distributors, and drug retailers to help bear some of the financial burden that has been inflicted upon communities as a result of this epidemic.

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Securities Enforcement Developments and the Tools to Face Them
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 19 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE; General COA

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has received a good deal of press recently because of a U.S. Supreme Court decision, Lucia v. SEC, which decided the way in which the SEC administrative law judges are hired is unconstitutional. Additionally, the Supreme Court granted cert to hear another securities enforcement case. The second case, Lorenzo, is interesting because Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s choice to fill the high court seat of retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, sat on the panel that heard the previous review of Frank Lorenzo’s case and wrote a dissent from the majority holding.

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No Legal Entity? Your Options to Manage Payroll & Tax Compliance in Foreign Countries
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 20 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 RCH

As companies enter new international markets, leaders and functional support areas may not be aware of the pitfalls of doing business in locations where they do not have a registered legal entity or subsidiary. This session will highlight some of the high visibility areas where foreign governments have increased enforcement and what alternatives are available to help companies minimize the risk of international payroll and tax non-compliance.

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New Developments in the SEC and CFTC Whistleblower Programs: Record Year for Awards and Narrowed Whistleblower Protection
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 24 '18, 12:00 EDT
  •  1.5 General COA, 1.5 CLE, 1.5 HRCI, 1.5 SHRM

This year the SEC and CFTC have issued record whistleblower awards and are experiencing an increase in whistleblower disclosures.  And in 2018, the Supreme Court issued an opinion construing the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provision that will likely have a significant impact on corporate compliance programs.

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Latest On-Demand Programs

Harnessing AI for Intellectual Property and Patent Practices
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CLE; General COA

Artificial intelligence is increasingly used to solve highly complex, data-heavy challenges. AI could have a profound effect on intellectual property legal practices, whether in-house or supported by outside counsel, especially considering the annual global growth in patent filings. 

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What You Should Know About Cryptocurrency and Tax Issues
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA

Join us for a look at the current tax and regulatory landscape of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You'll get a user-friendly overview of the history and underlying technology behind Bitcoin, insights on emerging trends and unresolved issues, and the impact on tax compliance and enforcement.
 

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How Tech Companies Can Implement Antitrust Compliance Processes
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA

The technology industry has come under increased scrutiny from regulatory agencies, including rising antitrust investigations by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. As legal counsel prepare these clients to respond to production demands and for potential litigation in anticipation of information the government will require, negotiating the search process and managing custodians and time periods is critical.

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Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: Preparing and Protecting Your Organization
  • On-demand
  •  1.5 General COA, 1.5 CLE

Cybercrime Magazine predicts that global ransomware attacks will reach $11.5 billion in 2019.  According to Forbes Technology, ransomware attacks will hit a business every 14 seconds by next year—with a new report revealing that 45% of ransomware attacks are in the healthcare sector.1   Ransomware attacks are not only becoming increasingly frequent but also significantly more sophisticated and easier to execute.  They are now fully automated, with ransomware toolkits sold on the dark web.  In addition, they are often integrated with other exploits to maximize the damage to your network and brand.

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Discovery Challenges Posed by Collaborative Work Environments
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA

Technology has brought enormous change to today’s corporation. Cloud-computing, collaborative communication platforms, and organizational applications are just a few of the technologies creating collaborative work environments.

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Compliance Matters: How New Laws Are Affecting Your Bottom Line
  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 General COA, 1.0 SHRM, 1.0 RCH

There’s no room for error with compliance – and that has never been more true than in the current political and economic environment.  Due to a lack of federal guidance, many state legislatures have taken it upon themselves to enact state laws to support labor initiatives that range from new paid sick and parental leave rules to new state payroll taxes and predictive scheduling changes and beyond The downside for businesses is that complying with these new laws means they must incorporate new rules into their processes to ensure each mandate is accurately reflected in employee paychecks and is trackable in the case of an audit. Additionally, companies may incur reputational harm and public image issues that can arise from non-compliance and impact their ability to attract and retain quality talent.

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M&A Activity in 2018: What Are We Seeing and Why?
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Heading into 2018, there was a high level of uncertainty regarding the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on M&A transaction activity. Additionally, market changes, economic conditions and global political issues have further affected deal activity.  As the first half concludes, where is the M&A market today? What does the going forward landscape looking like?    This 60-minute complimentary webinar will offer a mid-year review of the U.S. merger and acquisition landscape and some of the factors influencing the marketplace.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 CLE

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The Data-Driven Human Resources Department: Strategies for Business Success
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM

The importance of big data and people analytics is top of mind for business leaders searching for new ways to retain top talent and enable higher levels of people productivity in increasingly competitive markets. Yet, all but the most advanced organizations lack the tools and skillsets needed to thoughtfully source and analyze their own people data. To unleash the power of people analytics, leaders must understand how to effectively generate and apply these new insights in the context of their own organization.

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Understanding the Latest Trends in Legal Marketing and Business Development
  • On-demand

Explore the results of an expert survey on legal marketing trends.

Join us for a webinar that takes a deep dive into the findings of a joint research study, Where Are We Now? Revealing the Latest Trends in Legal Marketing and Business Development, released by Bloomberg Law® and the Legal Marketing Association. 
 

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Talent Risk: Ensure Management Understands Today’s Workforce
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM

According to a recent survey published by Conference Board in 2018, failure to attract and retain talent is the top concern for CEOs today. With unemployment rates reaching historic lows, HR leaders must ensure the company’s managers are not putting employee retention at risk. Employee engagement is has proven success in helping companies retaining key employees.

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2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series Part III: TSCA at 2: An Update on Implementation and Hot Topics
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

This is Part 3 of the 5-part 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series.  To learn more about the series, please click here.

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