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  • Webinar
  •  Oct 29 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Rapidly moving technology will have a significant impact on efficiency, cost and organizational structure in the legal industry. Law firms and corporate legal departments must determine what platforms will offer the best return and pose the fewest obstacles to adoption. While legal has generally been slow to take the plunge into tech, some larger law firms and corporations have been on the leading edge—including tailoring solutions to their own needs or building them in-house.

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  • Webinar
  •  Nov 13 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

The Labor Department’s proposal to revise the “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standard Act could make more than 1 million additional workers eligible for overtime pay and mean big changes for businesses. With the final rule expected in December or January, businesses need to start preparing now. Legal counsel and industry experts will review the potential impact of these changes and identify best practices to prepare for compliance.

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  • Webinar
  •  Nov 14 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 CLE; 1.0 General COA

This webinar, aimed at the legal professional who seeks an in-house role, will touch on the four main roles of a general counsel: (1) performing substantive legal work, (2) managing outside counsel, (3) cutting costs and improving efficiencies, and (4) counseling to manage risk and ensure compliance.

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  • Webinar
  •  Nov 19 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Many businesses have adopted blockchain and cryptocurrency tools, but the lack of regulations surrounding them leaves legal questions for corporations and their counsel. Practitioners should stay updated on these evolving issues and the potential impact any regulatory action will have on their practice and clients. Join blockchain experts who will share their predictions on where blockchain regulation will originate and what regulations might be expected, and provide strategies for how companies should prepare for regulatory action.

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  • Webinar
  •  Nov 20 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Technology tends to be a key asset that drives cross-border deals involving both technology and non-technology focused businesses, particularly as different jurisdictions are innovating in various manners.  However, complex regulatory, compliance, and technical challenges arise in these particular deals, including increased scrutiny around technology and conflicting M&A regulations across jurisdictions. 

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  • Webinar
  •  Nov 21 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 CLE; 1.0 General COA

Litigation is a key part of a firm’s practice. In this webinar, participants will learn how to create efficiencies in legal research, drafting, and litigation strategy to provide world class counsel to clients. Join us as we work through a hypothetical assignment to familiarize participants with how to utilize key tools and resources on the Litigation Intelligence Center on Bloomberg Law® such as Company Information, SmartCode®, Advanced Docket Search, Litigation Analytics, Artificial Intelligence via Points of Law, and News.

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  • Webinar
  •  Dec 5 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation remains a major complication for companies doing business with the EU. Health-care companies in particular struggle with these new demands due to management of sensitive information. Bloomberg Law, privacy counsel, and data security experts will share insights on GDPR requirements impacting the health-care industry, costs of non-compliance and security failures, and strategies for developing data privacy programs.

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  • Webinar
  •  Dec 10 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

This webinar will look at corporate transaction market evolution in 2019 using data and Bloomberg Law analysis. The speakers will cover an overview of key market trends, such as increased scrutiny on national security issues, and examine some drafting trends related to current events, including #MeToo and Brexit. Attendees will also hear from expert practitioners on how these and other trends and issues can affect deal structures and agreement terms across sectors.

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Latest On-Demand Programs

  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Businesses today must keep up with the ever-changing data protection regulatory frameworks or risk facing sanctions, reputational harm, and data theft. Counsel must ensure they are reviewing their third party agreements and internal procedures regularly to ensure they are complying with new privacy regulations. This webinar will outline the today’s top data privacy compliance risks, and offer tools and strategies to review and develop effective privacy standards for businesses.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CLE; 1.0 General COA

Whether its M&A, securities offerings, financing transactions, or other commercial transactions, transactional work is often a key part of a firm’s practice. In this webinar, participants will learn how to create efficiencies in drafting, negotiating, legal research, and company research to provide world class counsel to clients. Join us as we work through a hypothetical assignment to familiarize participants with how to utilize key tools and resources on the Transactional Intelligence Center on Bloomberg Law® such as Company Information, Precedent Search, Practical Guidance, EDGAR Search, Deal Analytics, Draft Analyzer, Chartbuilders, and News.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Facing the rapid growth of alternative legal service providers, law firms and corporate legal departments are reassessing their business models to address the changing competitive environment. At the same time, the rules underpinning the profession are evolving as states re-examine issues such as non-lawyer ownership, fee sharing, and certain related ethics practices. As the delivery of legal services evolves, the relationship between traditional law firms, alternative providers and the corporate client will continue to shift.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA,

So you’ve got eight hours to become an expert on a random topic? This panel of seasoned litigators will show you tips and tricks to use today’s AI tools to narrow the field for research (without missing critical nuances) and spot issues in related areas to make sure you are answering the right question.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

In a constantly changing regulatory environment, corporate legal departments must stay ahead of these regulatory changes and ensure they are complying to mitigate risk. This webinar will discuss the top compliance risk areas in-house counsel must prepare for, including the California Consumer Privacy Act and other state cybersecurity regulations; international relations, particularly the impact of the DOJ’s China initiative and enforcement actions; and the increased use of technology to meet compliance demands. Our panelists will discuss how to examine these risks, the impact these changing regulations will have on businesses, and the role of technology in ensuring compliance.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

State legislatures are implementing new labor and employment initiatives focusing on today’s issues ranging from the #MeToo movement to the gig economy. Corporations should understand what to expect under these new regulations and ensure they are in compliance. Hear from leading labor and employment counsel to understand current state-level trends in labor and employment, the causes of action that should most concern businesses today, and an outlook of what is likely to come in the second half of 2019.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Let’s face it – misconduct happens. Actions by a rogue employee, a coordinated scheme, or a systemic problem left unidentified and unchecked can result in a violation of company policy, or worse, the law. These legal and regulatory compliance vulnerabilities pose significant risk, cost and disruptions to business. And companies operating internationally face added complexity and strategic considerations, ranging from protection of attorney-client privilege to transferring data to the U.S.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Corporate legal departments, particularly in highly regulated industries such as financial services, face increasing pressure to keep operational costs low while contributing to business success and differentiation.  Leaders need to examine their value chains to understand what they are doing efficiently and leveraging those efficiencies to demonstrate value to their internal stakeholders and external consumers.  In-house leaders must look to how they operate as a business within their organization and rely on a variety of emerging technology tools, from automation to artificial intelligence, to be more efficient and drive business strategy.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Managing the complexities of corporate transactions can be expensive and time-consuming.  Negotiating and documenting transactions, complying with the nuances of transactions with an international component, particularly under scrutiny from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and properly valuing assets remain complex issues for counsel.  This webinar will discuss the complexities that arise from these aspects of corporate transactions and the impact this has on the process.  Our speakers will outline strategies for improving transactional workflows and managing these issues effectively by using project management techniques; utilizing the right combination of legal and deal professionals; finding efficiencies in drafting, due diligence, and contract review; and identifying technologies and tools that have bottom-line impact.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

In today’s fiercely competitive landscape, law firms and corporate legal departments are under tremendous pressure to deliver critical information faster and more effectively than ever before. For many legal professionals, developments in legal technology play a critical role in their ability to meet and exceed ever-expanding demands on budgets and time.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

While merger and acquisition activity has continued at high levels, the market increasingly faces a host of complex factors, from market uncertainties and changing bilateral relationships to Brexit to legal and regulatory change. Those forces will be in play as abundant private equity capital is looking to fund new transactions. This webinar will give organizations the insights they need to frame the best M&A strategy in this environment.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Whether its M&A, securities offerings, financing transactions, or other commercial transactions, transactional work is often a key part of a firm’s practice. In this webinar, participants will learn how to create efficiencies in drafting, negotiating, legal research, and company research to provide world class counsel to clients. Join us as we work through a hypothetical assignment to familiarize participants with how to utilize key tools and resources on the Transactional Intelligence Center on Bloomberg Law® such as Company Information, Precedent Search, Practical Guidance, EDGAR Search, Deal Analytics, Draft Analyzer, Chartbuilders, and News.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

In this webinar, partners from Patterson Belknap’s False Advertising group will provide a from-the-trenches look at the hottest trends in consumer false advertising litigation as of 2019.  The focus will be on food/beverage, drug, and cosmetic products, although many topics will be relevant to other categories of consumer goods.  

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Litigation is a key part of a firm’s practice. In this webinar, participants will learn how to create efficiencies in legal research, drafting, and litigation strategy to provide world class counsel to clients. Join us as we work through a hypothetical assignment to familiarize participants with how to utilize key tools and resources on the Litigation Intelligence Center on Bloomberg Law such as Company Information, SmartCode®, Advanced Docket Search, Litigation Analytics, Artificial Intelligence via Points of Law, and News.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Data breaches present a host of privacy issues, including those in emerging areas with increased litigation risks. Moreover, multi-jurisdictional requirements and ever-evolving data protection obligations may necessitate a reexamination of compliance duties as well as a new level of finesse from corporate executives. To respond to this dynamic environment, organizations should consider developing global privacy programs that address data protection and security concerns agnostically, with room for flexibility when a specific law so requires.  This webinar will explore the latest legal challenges and suggest solutions that strive to satisfy varied demands.

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