Hear from the experts what issues and ethical considerations are most crucial for today's in-house counsel. This course is comprised of the following courses:
Compliance: In-House Counsel's New Challenges:
In-house counsel are facing unprecedented legal risks posed by increased regulation and changing legislation. Trial lawyer Scott O'Connell will provide practical tips to in-house counsel to position themselves appropriately while dealing with ethical, reputational and compliance issues.
Changing In-House/Outside Counsel Relationships:
In-house and outside counsel discuss law departments' and law firms' responses to the changing legal marketplace, ratcheting regulatory environment and continuing expansion of litigation as individual and corporate plaintiffs seek additional pockets to fund basic needs, find bailouts.
Post-Election: What In-House Counsel Need To Know:
Elections have consequences, and the November 2, 2010 national elections could impact employers in many important ways. The status quo may remain largely in place, or we could see significant changes. In-house counsel will want to be prepared to advise their corporate clients as to the changing legal and political landscape. John Entenman will offer a to-do roadmap for employers to consider.
In-House Counsel On The Hot Seat:
A potpourri of sticky situations facing in-house counsel and what to do about them. Lessons learned from the options backdating debacles, to former in-house counsel turned whistleblower and discovery sanctions.