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Corporate Counsel Institute

Houston - FULLY CANCELED – The Whitehall Hotel – Apr 30 - May 1, 2020

Live Webcast - FULLY CANCELED – Apr 30 - May 1, 2020

The 42nd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. The Institute features focus on the areas that matter most to corporate counsel.

Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – The Westin Galleria Houston – Sep 12-13, 2019

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 6th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations, with: Opening Keynote Presentation by Matt Miner, Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the DOJ’s Criminal Division In-depth, practical and timely discussions, including: Tailoring Internal Investigations to be More Efficient and Cost Effective Financial Fraud Enforcement: A Look Around the Corner FCPA Issues and Developments The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media Criminal Developments Whistleblower Issues and Best Practices Representation of Multiple Parties: Ethical and Practical Considerations Plus insight from top-level practitioners, in-house counsel and government officials, and invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Luncheon and Evening Reception.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.25 | 3.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Corporate Counsel Institute

Houston – The Whitehall Hotel – May 16-17, 2019

Live Webcast – May 16-17, 2019

The 41st Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. This year’s Institute features focus on the areas that matter most to corporate counsel: Crafting and Drafting The Win-Win Deal New Litigation Landmines GDPR & Cybersecurity Impacts on Texas Business  Alternative Working Arrangements for All  Attorney Marketing in the 21st Century  Employment Issues for Corporate Counsel Topical Updates and Surprises In the Coming Year Registrants also have the opportunity to obtain an eSupplement to complete their full 15.00/3.00 MCLE hours requirement – free for members of the Corporate Counsel Section! The Institute is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law.  

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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – The Westin Dallas Downtown – Sep 20-21, 2018

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 5th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. The Institute offers a collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials, including: Opening Keynote Presentation by Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Kit Addleman, Partner with Haynes and Boone, LLP and former Regional Director of the SEC’s Atlanta Office Erin Neely Cox, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Patrick K. Craine, Deputy GC and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Chesapeake Energy Corporation Jason S. Flemmons, Sr. Managing Director with Ankura Consulting Group, and former Deputy Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Brian K. Kidd, Assistant Chief of the DOJ’s Securities and Financial Fraud Unit Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and longest consecutively-serving U.S. Attorney Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Regional Director of the SEC's Fort Worth Office With in-depth, practical and timely discussions, including: Changes to the Enforcement Space: The In-House Counsel’s Perspective Effective Management of Internal Investigations Financial Fraud Enforcement Trends Coping with Data Management: Tips for In-House Counsel False Claims Act Developments Cybersecurity: The Latest Strategies for Responding to Ransomware and Other Incidents Plus invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Luncheon and Evening Reception.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 3.25 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Houston – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre – Jul 25, 2018

Live Webcast – Jul 25, 2018

Cyber intrusions—data breaches, hacking, ransomware, and other threats—continue to make headlines and affect companies and organizations of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases and legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response. Hear directly from top government officials, get the latest updates on regulatory actions and litigation, and gain detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls and responding to a data breach. Topics include:  Civil Litigation and Regulatory Update Cybersecurity Regulation and Enforcement Incidence Response and Breach Disclosure Cybersecurity Insurance Legal Implications of Ephemeral Data Blockchain Technology, Smart Contracts, and Data Protection Third Party Vendor Management The In-House Perspective on Managing Current Threats and Challenges If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.25 | 1.50 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Law
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Corporate Counsel Institute

Dallas – DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas Near the Galleria – May 17-18, 2018

Live Webcast – May 17-18, 2018

The 40th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. The Institute is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law. Highlights include: Discussion of Shareholder Activism and Hostile Activity, including tactics for activist defense, raid preparedness, board/corporate governance, and shareholder engagement. Cybersecurity insight From the Mind of a Hacker, including a look into how to avoid being bait and what happens on the dark web. Tips for preparing your corporate representative for their time in the witness chair, and tips for keeping your in-house counsel out of that same chair. Analysis of Employee Ideology v. Company Values, with discussion of headline-making events that have put this collision of rights on the front page. Updates on labor and employment law, including insight into the latest on Class Action Waivers and Arbitration Agreements with discussion of the fallout from the NRLB’s decision in D.R. Horton, Inc. Best practices for board service, and analysis of Ethical Hazards That Confront In-House Counsel Exploration of how diversity in the work place and effectively working with local counsel can improve your legal department and help you get better results in the boardroom and the courtroom. Attendees will also receive a bonus eCourse after the Institute so they can meet their full 15.0/3.0 Texas MCLE requirement with one registration.

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Corporate Compliance Essentials (Part 5 and 6)

Live Webcast – Nov 10, 2017

There is no “one-size fits all” compliance program. Each compliance program begins with a deep understanding of the business and risk environment. Program design considers the end business user and creates a structure that is mapped to different risks and regulations through a compliance framework that shares common themes irrespective of the type of business or subject matter. Join us online for Part 5 and 6 of this this six-part series that walks through the legal and regulatory framework, core principles and key components of a successful compliance program.   Part 5: Internal Investigations Part 6: Monitoring and Audit INSTRUCTORS:  Ryan D. McConnell, Partner, R. McConnell Group PLLC Ed Hanover, Chief Compliance Officer, FIFA Jay G. Martin, Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel, Baker Hughes, a GE Company Kristen Savalle, Associate Director of Empirical Research at Stanford Law School and with the Rock Center for Corporate Governance Cara Viglucci, Vice President Global Investigations, Millicom International Services, LLC Missed Parts 1-4? Catch up and earn MCLE credits on your time! Corporate Compliance Essentials - Online eCourses Part 1: Compliance Framework Total Credit Hours: 1.50 | $75 Part 2: Risk Assessments Total Credit Hours: 1.50 | $75 Part 3: Policies and Procedures Total Credit Hours: 1.00 | $55 Part 4: Training and Awareness Total Credit Hours: 0.75 | $50

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Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – Hotel Derek – Oct 26-27, 2017

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 4th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. The Institute offers collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials, including: Keynote Presentation by Benjamin D. Singer, Deputy Chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section Audrey T. Andrews, SVP and GC for Tenet Healthcare Corporation Kara Novaco Brockmeyer, Partner with Debevoise & Plimpton, and former Chief of the SEC Enforcement Division’s FCPA Unit Patrick K. Craine, Deputy GC and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Chesapeake Energy Corporation Charles E. Duross, Partner with Morrison & Foerster LLP, and former Deputy Chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section Jason S. Flemmons, Sr. Managing Director with Ankura Consulting Group, and former Deputy Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and longest consecutively-serving U.S. Attorney Michael F. Maloney, Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Paul E. Pelletier, Partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, and former Principal Deputy Chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Regional Director of the SEC's Fort Worth Office With in-depth, practical and timely discussions, including: The Administration’s Shifting Priorities: What’s Hot, What’s Not and What You Need to Know Financial Fraud Enforcement: Public Companies, the SEC and the DOJ Handling Environmental Actions: The General Counsel’s Perspective Healthcare Enforcement Issues: Civil and Criminal Developments FCPA: Perspectives from the Top The General Counsel and the Compliance Function: A Marriage Made In… Plus invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Networking Luncheon and Evening Reception

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Corporate Compliance Essentials (Part 1 and 2)

Live Webcast – Oct 6, 2017

There is no “one-size fits all” compliance program. Each compliance program begins with a deep understanding of the business and risk environment. Program design considers the end business user and creates a structure that is mapped to different risks and regulations through a compliance framework that shares common themes irrespective of the type of business or subject matter.   Join us online for this six-part series that walks through the legal and regulatory framework, core principles, and key components of a successful compliance program.   Part 1: Compliance Framework Part 2: Risk Assessments Don't miss these upcoming live webcasts - register for the entire series today!   Also on October 6, 2017 LIVE VIDEO WEBCAST: Corporate Compliance Essentials (Part 3 and 4) Part 3: Training and Awareness Part 4: Policies and Procedures November 10, 2017 LIVE VIDEO WEBCAST: Corporate Compliance Essentials (Part 5 and 6) Part 5: Monitoring and Audit Part 6: Internal Investigations INSTRUCTORS: Part 1 and 2 Ryan D. McConnell is a founding partner of R. McConnell Group PLLC, a Houston-based firm focused on compliance practice and creating effective compliance programs. Mr. McConnell is a former federal prosecutor who focused on corporate compliance issues, internal investigations and white-collar criminal defense. Outside of his law practice, Mr. McConnell teaches international corporate compliance at the University of Houston Law Center. Lori Fink is Senior Vice President—Assistant General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for AT&T Services, Inc. where she has responsibility for legal matters relating to privacy, data protection, corporate compliance. Prior to that, Lori was with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company handling labor, general litigation and state regulatory and legislative matters. She has held a variety of other legal positions supporting External Affairs and Compliance, Small Business Sales, Global Customer Service, Access Management, Global Operations and Process Engineering, the Global Marketing Organization, Corporate Strategy and the Big Data Center of Excellence.   Jay G. Martin is Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior General Counsel at Baker Hughes International. Prior to joining BHI, Mr. Martin was a Shareholder at Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C., a Partner at Phelps Dunbar and Andrews & Kurth, and the Assistant General Counsel of Mobil Oil Corporation’s Worldwide Exploration and Production Division in Fairfax, Virginia. Daniel Trujillo is Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Walmart International. Before joining Walmart International, he served as Deputy General Counsel and Director of Compliance at Schlumberger Ltd. where he worked in numerous legal roles providing advice on international operations and mergers and acquisitions. Daniel has co-authored several articles on risk-based compliance programs and speaks frequently on building international compliance programs.   

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Corporate Compliance Essentials (Part 3 and 4)

Live Webcast – Oct 6, 2017

There is no “one-size fits all” compliance program. Each compliance program begins with a deep understanding of the business and risk environment. Program design considers the end business user and creates a structure that is mapped to different risks and regulations through a compliance framework that shares common themes irrespective of the type of business or subject matter.   Join us online for Part 3 and 4 of this this six-part series that walks through the legal and regulatory framework, core principles, and key components of a successful compliance program.   Part 3: Policies and Procedures Part 4: Training and Awareness Don't miss these upcoming live webcasts - register for the entire series today!   Also on October 6, 2017 LIVE VIDEO WEBCAST: Corporate Compliance Essentials (Part 1 and 2) Part 1: Compliance Framework Part 2: Risk Assessments November 10, 2017 LIVE VIDEO WEBCAST: Corporate Compliance Essentials (Part 5 and 6) Part 5: Monitoring and Audit Part 6: Internal Investigations INSTRUCTORS: Part 3 and 4 Ryan D. McConnell is a founding partner of R. McConnell Group PLLC, a Houston-based firm focused on compliance practice and creating effective compliance programs. Mr. McConnell is a former federal prosecutor who focused on corporate compliance issues, internal investigations and white-collar criminal defense. Outside of his law practice, Mr. McConnell teaches international corporate compliance at the University of Houston Law Center. Lori Fink is Senior Vice President—Assistant General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for AT&T Services, Inc. where she has responsibility for legal matters relating to privacy, data protection, corporate compliance. Prior to that, Lori was with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company handling labor, general litigation and state regulatory and legislative matters. She has held a variety of other legal positions supporting External Affairs and Compliance, Small Business Sales, Global Customer Service, Access Management, Global Operations and Process Engineering, the Global Marketing Organization, Corporate Strategy and the Big Data Center of Excellence. Jay G. Martin is Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior General Counsel at Baker Hughes International. Prior to joining BHI, Mr. Martin was a Shareholder at Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C., a Partner at Phelps Dunbar and Andrews & Kurth, and the Assistant General Counsel of Mobil Oil Corporation’s Worldwide Exploration and Production Division in Fairfax, Virginia.  Daniel Trujillo is Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Walmart International. Before joining Walmart International, he served as Deputy General Counsel and Director of Compliance at Schlumberger Ltd. where he worked in numerous legal roles providing advice on international operations and mergers and acquisitions. Daniel has co-authored several articles on risk-based compliance programs and speaks frequently on building international compliance programs. 

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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Dallas – Cityplace Conference Center – Jul 28, 2017

Live Webcast – Jul 28, 2017

Data breaches are increasingly inevitable—and potentially devastating—to companies of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases and legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response. Hear directly from top officials at HHSC, DOJ, and the SEC, get the latest updates on regulatory actions and litigation, and gain detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls and responding to a data breach. Topics include:  Cybersecurity Regulation and Enforcement, including HIPAA Compliance and HHS Enforcement Litigation Update Internal Controls and Compliance Incidence Response and Breach Disclosure Cybersecurity Insurance Privacy and Data Security in an Increasingly Globalized World The In-House Perspective on Managing Cybersecurity If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Corporate Counsel Institute

Houston – Hotel Derek – May 11-12, 2017

Live Webcast – May 11-12, 2017

The 39th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. The Institute is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law. 2017 program highlights include: In-house perspective into pressures to improve disclosure, increase board diversity, enhance corporate governance and stave off cyber-attacks in What Keeps Boards Up at Night? Updates on employment law, trends in mergers and acquisitions, trade secret best practices, and trends in compensation A discussion of Effective Partnering, including best practices for effective communication between in-house and outside counsel on all facets of litigation practice, with focus on recent changes to the role of in-house counsel The Opportunity to Trump Obama's Environmental & Energy Agenda: a review of the first 100 days of the Trump Administration and what it means for the energy industry Judicial Views on the Role of In-House Counsel and the C-Suite featuring Hon Caroline Elizabeth Baker, 295th Civil District Court, Hon. Alfred Bennett, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, and Hon. Randall W. Wilson, 157th District Court. Cybersecurity updates, including insights into the risks when data breaches occur and how to manage a data breach crisis, and practical tips for how to respond to network intrusions, data loss, data breach, and cyber disruption Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and attendees and the opportunity to earn up to 15.00 hours of CLE credit, including 3.00 hours of ethics

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Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – Hotel Derek – Sep 29-30, 2016

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 3rd Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—quickly becoming one of the premier enforcement programs in the country.   The Institute brings together a nationally recognized faculty to discuss key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. It provides a unique collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, EPA, and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice in handling a government investigation.  Just a few of this year's UTGEI highlights include: In-House Counsel’s Effective Management of Investigations, provides key considerations for conducting and managing internal investigations and collaborating with external counsel and includes representatives from NIKE, Inc., Chesapeake Energy Corporation, and (formerly) BP. SEC Priorities: The Year Past, The Year Ahead featuring Scott Friestad, Associate Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, and Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Director of the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office. Punishing Corporations Isn’t Enough: The Government’s Push to Prosecute Individuals, moderated by Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and former U.S. Attorney, looks at the implications of the Yates Memo and increased efforts to prosecute individuals in corporate fraud cases. Surviving Internal Investigation and Prosecution with former GC of a major technology firm, Kent Roberts, discusses the dynamics of an internal investigation including Roberts’ own experience being indicted by the SEC during the options backdating scandal. Cybersecurity for Business Infrastructure with information security and cyber risk leads from Chevron and Calpine Corporation. When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies: Managing Catastrophic Environmental Risks, features EPA Regional Counsel, James O’Rourke Payne, and LyondellBasell Lead Counsel, Steve Cook, and discusses essential preparations and post-incident strategies for managing an environmental crisis. Whistleblowers: The Challenges for In-House Counsel provides key strategies and considerations for successfully navigating the challenges posed to companies by whistleblowers. Corporate Families, Board Committees and the Ethical Issues They Present with Randall M. Ebner, Assistant General Counsel with Exxon Mobil Corporations, and John K. Villa of Williams & Connolly LLP uses a hypothetical scenario to highlight the ethical problems and professional conflicts for corporate lawyers who advise companies and boards.   Plus invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Networking Luncheon and Evening Reception    

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 10.75 | 2.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Austin – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown – Aug 19, 2016

Live Webcast – Aug 19, 2016

Data breaches are increasingly inevitable—and potentially devastating—to companies of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases of breach preparedness and response. It provides detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls, developing an incident response plan, and responding to a data breach, as well as update on regulatory actions and class action litigation. Topics include: Top 10 Myths About Cybersecurity Internal Controls and Compliance HIPAA Breach Reporting Developing and Testing an Incident Response Plan Responding to a Data Breach Cybersecurity Insurance Policies Regulatory Actions and Civil Litigation Update The In-House Perspective: Latest Challenges and Solutions in Managing Cybersecurity If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00 | 1.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Corporate Counsel Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 7-8, 2016

Dallas – Cityplace Conference Center – May 5-6, 2016

The 38th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. The Institute is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law. 2016 program highlights include: Analysis of Ethics and Risk Allocation Between In-House and Outside Counsel with John M. “Jack” Tanner, Fairfield and Woods, P.C., Denver, CO. Effective strategies for balancing the risks and benefits of software as a service (SAAS) and cloud computing, including tips for contract negotiation. Insight into Internal Investigations and the Compliance Function, including practice tips, steps for effective compliance, and possible outcomes of ineffective policies. Lessons Learned from Trial, featuring highly acclaimed lawyers and judges sharing what works, what doesn’t, and what to do when your company is involved in litigation. Practical tips on building an effective code of conduct, protecting trade secrets, and complying with preservation obligations. Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and attendees

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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – Belo Mansion – May 13-14, 2015

Join a national faculty of government officials, private practitioners and general counsel for The University of Texas School of Law 2015 Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI). The Institute provides a unique collegial forum for practitioners and in-house counsel to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, CFPB, FTC and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice on key stages and considerations during a government investigation.    UTGEI program highlights include: Andrew Ceresney, Director of Enforcement for the SEC, opens with the Keynote Presentation, The SEC’s Cooperation Program:  Reflections on Five Years of Experience The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media provides best practices for crisis communication, including strategies for dealing with the media, investors and the public, featuring Audrey T. Andrews, General Counsel, Tenet Healthcare Examination of the role of the corporate board in a government investigation with Robb Voyles, General Counsel, Halliburton The SEC’s new emphasis on accounting fraud, featuring David Woodcock, Regional Director SEC A look at the SEC’s recent focus on attorney disciplinary actions with former U.S. Attorney, Jim Letten and SEC Associate Director for Enforcement, Scott Friestad “The Lightning Round” updates on current priorities and actions from the SEC, FTC, CFTC, DOJ and CFPB Discussion of the role of the external auditor and key considerations during an investigation featuring Claudius B. Modesti, Director of Enforcement at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Cybersecurity: Proactive Steps to Minimize Liability An overview of key recent cases and legislative developments Invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Wednesday Networking Luncheon and Evening Reception  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 10.75 | 2.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Corporate Counsel Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 16-17, 2015

Dallas – Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria – May 7-8, 2015

The 37th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. The Institute is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law. 2015 program highlights include: Ryan M. Garcia, Dell, Austin, TX, explores the transition of social media from a brand new technology to an integral part of your everyday lives, including the more mature issues and understandings you are dealing with today Learn best practice tips for in-house counsel responding to government investigations and identify common legal issues and ethical pitfalls that arise throughout the investigation and best strategies to address them Hear from compliance officers and government-experienced attorneys on staying abreast of the government’s actions involving violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Steve Kardell Jr., Clouse Dunn LLP, Dallas, TX, examines the mind of the whistleblower and the factors that encourage whistleblowing Prepare for legal challenges and learn cutting-edge principles and techniques for managing risk beyond borders in The Top Five Cross-Border Legal Issues for In-House Counsel Explore the legal issues that arise from employees using their own devices to work on company business and access customer information with Gary D. Eisenstat, Figari & Davenport, L.L.P., Dallas, TX Gain advice for best practices for hiring and firing of executives and high-level consultants, legal spend and budget strategy, insurance and risk management, cyber privacy, issues in office leasing, and more Hear effective communication strategies for in-house counsel in times of corporate crisis Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and attendees including the Thursday Evening Reception  

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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – Belo Mansion – May 21-22, 2014

Join a national faculty of government officials, private practitioners and general counsel for the inaugural Government Enforcement Institute (GEI). The Institute provides a unique collegial forum for practitioners and in-house counsel to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, CFPB, FINRA and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice as experts walk through each stage of a government investigation and discuss many more topics of note. The program features: James Cole, Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, with the opening Keynote Presentation Keynote Presentation by former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Jim Letten Step-by-step, walk through the key stages of a government investigation—with in-depth analysis and discussion from in-house counsel, outside counsel and government officials Breakout sessions providing focused coverage of specific enforcement trends or agency priorities—allowing participants the ability to attend sessions most relevant to their practice Opportunities to network with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Evening Reception

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.25 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Corporate Counsel Institute

Dallas – Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria – Apr 10-11, 2014

Houston – Four Seasons Hotel – May 1-2, 2014

If you are in-house counsel or represent a company on legal matters, don't miss the Corporate Counsel Institute. The Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues affecting companies of all sizes, including: Government Investigations: What to Do When the Government Comes Knocking The False Claims Act: What Every In-House Lawyer Needs to Know Cybersecurity, Data Breaches and Privacy Issues Risk: Social Media and Cloud Services Employment: FLSA Compliance and Termination Ethics: Privilege, Pro Bono, and Ethical Responsibilities of In-House Counsel The CCI is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law.

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