Another Slam Dunk Infuse Win — Preemption and More | By Michelle Hart Yeary of Dechert LLP

From a post by Yeary on the Drug and Device Law Blog

If you’re even remotely interested in the topic of preemption in Pre-Market Approved […]

Consumer Fraud Allegations for a Prescription Medical Device Do Not Pass the Test | By Eric Alexander of Reed Smith

From a post by Alexander on the Drug and Device Law Blog.

Even for a diagnostic device that a patient uses at home, consumer fraud […]

Sponsors: Data Breach Litigation and Investigations Forum | Jan. 24 | San Francisco

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Kivu is a nationwide technology firm specializing in the forensic response to data breaches and proactive IT security […]

Speakers: Data Breach Litigation and Investigations Forum | Jan. 24 | San Francisco


Program leaders:

Christina Terplan, Partner / Clyde & Co
CHRISTINA TERPLAN practices in the areas of technology, intellectual property and privacy law, representing insurers with all issues […]

Protecting Government Benefits in Personal Injury Cases | Oct. 27, 2016

Protecting Government Benefits in Personal Injury Cases
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
A disabled person’s government assistance could be more important to them than […]

Early Jury Research—Discover What Jurors Want to Hear, Before You Build Your Case

Wouldn’t it be fantastic to know how a jury would regard your case before you even commence discovery? Initial Case Evaluation (ICE) is becoming […]

Advanced Text Analytics Tools Gain Acceptance, Use in the Legal e-Discovery Process

It’s impractical for lawyers to read all electronically stored information (ESI) that is discovered. So, they search them for relevant data using Boolean text […]

HB Corporate Counsel Forums 2016-2017

Emerging Issues Facing Corporate Legal Departments
Legal and business risks facing companies never end and never stop evolving. It is the corporate legal department that […]

Press Release re Privacy + Security Forum Oct. 24-26, 2016


Privacy and Security Leaders from Major Tech Companies and Government Join Faculty of Oct. 24-26, 2016, Forum in DC
WASHINGTON, DC – Sept. […]

Data Breach Defenses When Consumer Plaintiffs Come Knocking

By Kristin Casler, featuring John A. Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan Complex Litigation Group and Ronald Raether of Troutman Sanders LLP. 
With the near-daily news […]

2016 Anti-Bribery Cases—The Year of Internal Controls, Books & Records

By Kristin Casler, featuring Gregory Husisian of Foley & Lardner LLP and Michael Volkov of The Volkov Law Group LLC

Years of robust federal enforcement […]

Is Your IP China-Ready?

By Kristin Casler, featuring Randall Lewis of ConAgra Foods and Dan Harris of Harris Moure

Doing business and protecting your intellectual property in China is […]

Thorny Ethics Issues | Complimentary Lexis Webinar

An ethics violation can be an attorney’s worst nightmare. And with continually evolving rules, it is far from simple to avoid one.
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California Corporate Counsel Forum 2017 Agenda

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Tentative Topic List
Jan. 19, 2017
7:30 | Registration and Breakfast
8:45 | Welcome Remarks
9:00 | Data Security: Focus on […]

Midwest Corporate Counsel Forum | Nov. 16, 2016 | Chicago | Speakers

Event Co-Chairs

Bruce Malter
Vice President of Consulting Solutions | eTERA Consulting

Malter is responsible for developing eTERA Consulting’s client engagement program as well as enhancing […]

Midwest Corporate Counsel Forum | Nov. 16, 2016 | Chicago | Sponsors

Founded in 2004, eTERA Consulting is an international, award-winning organization selected by clients to help solve the challenges of complex, big data projects in the areas […]

Mid-Atlantic Corporate Counsel Forum | Dec. 5 | Speakers



Chief Executive Officer, Guidepost Solutions

Wood joined this leading investigative and compliance consulting firm in 2012, as president of its Compliance, Federal Practice […]

Mid-Atlantic Corporate Counsel Forum | Dec. 5 | Sponsors




The Claro Group is a financial advisory and management consulting firm. We deliver analytics and solutions in high-stakes litigation matters, insurance claims and government […]

Data Breach Litigation and Investigations Forum 2017 Agenda

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
7:30 | Registration and Breakfast
8:45 | Introduction and Welcome

Christina Terplan | Partner | Clyde & Co
Winston Krone | Global Managing Director | Kivu
Eric Gibbs | Partner | Gibbs Law Group and Girard Gibbs LLP
Tom Hagy | Managing Director | HB Litigation Conferences
9:00 | Judicial Perspectives on Privacy Litigation:
            Practical Considerations When Heading Into the Courtroom
U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler | Northern District of California
Hon. Steven A. Brick (ret.) | JAMS | California Superior Court, Alameda County
9:45 | Consumer Privacy Claims:
            Recent Settlements & Litigation Trends
-Class action and non-class action litigation
-Case valuation methods
-Settlement structures
-How relief is being defined
Patrick Ivie | Executive Vice President, Class Action Services | KCC | moderator
Paul Karlsgodt | Partner | Baker Hostetler
Allison Holt | Senior Associate | Hogan Lovells
Cari Campen Laufenberg | Partner | Keller Rohrbach LLP
10:45 | Break
11:00 | B2B Privacy Claims:
             Key Players, Trends, Strategies, and Best Practices
-Key players
-Evolution of Damages Theories
-Strategies for Litigation
-Best Practices/ Needed Changes
Aideen Gaffney | Senior Director, Business Development | Garden City Group | moderator
Andrew N. Friedman | Partner | Cohen Milstein
Nicholas A. Oldham | Partner | King & Spalding
Mark C. Mao | Partner | Troutman Sanders
11:45 | Vendors & Business Partners:
             Unique Privacy Risks & Rewards of Working With Others

-Existing and anticipated liabilities
-Vendor indemnification agreements
-Negotiating contract clauses to cover the cost of breaches
-Insurance coverage: key terms and conditions
-Promised standards, reasonability and best industry practices
-Industry segment hot spots
-Supply chain network assessments
-Vendor and supplier management programs
Jill Bronfman | Professor & Program Director of the Privacy & Technology Project | UC Hastings College of Law | University of California San Francisco | moderator
David Navetta | Partner | Norton Rose Fulbright US
Cinthia Granados Motley | Partner | Sedgwick Law LLP
12:30 | Lunch
1:45 | Discovery in Privacy Disputes:
            Effective Investigation & Evidence Collection
-Finding, preserving and assessing crucial evidence
-Requests for production
-Knowing what’s discoverable and how to get it
-Understanding significant jurisdictional differences
-Preparing data for privacy litigation
-Spoliation and litigation holds
-Effect of audit rights in B2B contracts on discovery
Christina Terplan | Partner | Clyde & Co | moderator
Winston Krone | Global Managing Director | Kivu | moderator
David Berger  | Gibbs Law Group
Michael Abraham | Shareholder | Bartko, Zankel, Bunzel & Miller
2:30 | Regulator & Enforcement Perspectives:
           The Role of Government Agencies and How to Work With Them
-Working with regulators before, during and after privacy is compromised
-What regulators look for from you
-Notice requirements when privacy is compromised
-The relationship between regulation and litigation and investigation
-Recent trends in enforcement actions
-What gets reported to enforcers?
-Certified Information Security Auditors
-Lessons learned and practical takeaways
Mark C. Mao | Partner | Troutman Sanders | moderator
Joanne McNabb | Director of Privacy Education and Policy, California Attorney General
Laura Berger | Attorney, Div. of Privacy and Identity Protection | Federal Trade Commission
Kathryn Haun | Assistant U.S. Attorney & Digital Current Coordinator | U.S. Department of Justice
Mary Beth Buchanan | Former U.S. Attorney | Eastern District of Pennsylvania | Partner | Bryan Cave
3:30| Break
3:45 | Critical Insurance Coverage Issues:
            What’s Being Covered, What’s Not, What’s in Dispute
-Finding insurance coverage for cyber
-Cyber and GL policies
-D&O issues around misrepresentation in the application
-Business interruption
-Crime and extortion
-Physical perils
-Insurers pushing back
Richard J. Bortnick | Senior Counsel | Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry
Lauri Floresca | Sr. VP & Partner/Cyber Team Leader | Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.
Marcus Breese | Underwriter | Hiscox London Market
Alexandra Ross Senior Global Privacy and Data Security Counsel at Autodesk. Inc. […]

Midwest Corporate Counsel Forum 2016 Agenda

Nov. 16, 2016
7:30 | Registration and Breakfast
8:45 | Welcome Remarks

Bruce Malter, Vice President, Consulting Solutions, eTERA Consulting
Katherine Smith Dedrick, KSD Global Consulting affiliated with […]

Mid-Atlantic Corporate Counsel Forum | Dec. 5 | Agenda

Monday, December 5, 2016

7:30 | Registration & Breakfast

 8:30 | Opening Remarks

8:45 | Identifying, Assessing, Insuring, and Defending Against Cyber Risks
Using advanced analytics to identify […]