HB's Mid-Atlantic Corporate Counsel Forum


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 and assess cyber risks | The cyber insurance application | protection through cyber insurance | Possible protection through other insurance | The timeline and legal response to a data breach


Eli Nelson, Director, The Claro Group LLC
Michael A. Santulli, Associate, ICA Risk Management Consultants
Vince Vitkowsky, Partner, Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP
Courtney Stout, Counsel, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Daniel J. Healy, Partner, Anderson Kill PC

9:45 | Tackling the Demons Within—The Latest Hot Spots for Internal Investigations

FCPA |  New DOJ policy on individual accountability, cooperation and independent investigations (Yates Memo) | Cyber security/internal investigations | Personnel management and decisions | Navigating the differing views of the constituencies | Impact of  NYSDFS regulations | Whistleblowers | Tackling the cost of responding | Corporate ethics | Action planning


Bob Cusumano, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
John Wood, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Colby A. Smith, Partner,  Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Jeff Bauer, Assistant General Counsel, Investigations & Litigation, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. 


10:45 | Break

11:00 | Directors & Officers — The Job, The Exposures and The Strategies

What do you share with the board? | Preparing boards in the current regulatory environment | Impact to corporate boards, directors and officers and the insurance industry | Effects on coverage, claims and underwriting | Areas of exposure for directors and officers | Reasoning behind landmark decisions and why they are important | The increased litigation companies face in the securities field | Fall-out from proposed mergers or acquisitions | Emerging claims of cybersecurity


Julie Myers WoodChief Executive Officer, Guidepost Solutions LLC
Steven R. Chabinsky, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer, CrowdStrike Inc.

 11:45 | Towing the Compliance Line, Avoiding the Sanctions Pit


Julie Myers WoodChief Executive Officer, Guidepost Solutions LLC
John Pisa-RelliManaging Director of Global Trade Compliance, Accenture

 12:30 | Lunch

 1:45 p.m. | Government Investigations—From Response to Insurance Coverage

Best practices to consider in response to a government investigation | Internal investigation | Requests for testimony and documents | Working with outside counsel and other consultants | Insurance coverage | Types of policies | What triggers a claim | Notice requirements —timing your claim | Potentially divergent insurance interests | Policy exclusions | Maximizing coverage


Jan A. Larson, Partner, Jenner & Block
Murray Sacks
, Of Counsel, Miller Friel PLLC
Deirdre G. Johnson, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Christopher R. RyanDeputy General Counsel, K12 Inc.


 2:30 | Managing Burgeoning eDiscovery 

Overview of the changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure | Update regarding recent e-discovery cases | Predictive coding and other strategies for reducing the cost of e-discovery


Christopher Paskach, Managing Director, The Claro Group LLC
Darwin Johnson, , Senior Project Manager Practice Support, Blank Rome LLP
Edward Rippey, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Karlena SchwingeDiscovery Attorney, Information Governance Counsel

3:15 | Break

3:30 | The Shifting Employment Landscape—Why Having Policies Is Not Enough

This panel will discuss hot employment issues and the best defense for employers.  We will explore how employers can mitigate the risks when it comes to issues such as accommodation requests, transgender issues and harassment.

Hot employment issues |Best defenses for employers | Mitigation | Accommodation requests | Transgender issues | Harassment


Stefani Schwartz, Member, Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC

Dominick CirelliDeputy General Counsel, Coface North America

Matthew F. Nieman, Principal and Office Litigation Manager, Jackson Lewis P.C.


4:15 | Protecting Confidential Information: Corporate Counsel’s Ethical Obligations

Electronic communications | Human error in the digital age | New email rules and obligations


Peter Norman, Co-Founder, Winnieware and Reply to Some 

5:15 | Adjourn

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