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The Corporate Counsel eConference offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes.
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
UT Law's eConference on State and Federal Appeals is designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners.
2017 highlights include:
The Ethics of Social Media, with David Lat, Above the Law, Justice Don R. Willett, Supreme Court of Texas, and John G. Browning, Passman & Jones
Experienced perspective on what makes for great Appellate Advocacy, with David M. Gunn, Beck Redden LLP, and Justice Stephen A. Higginson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Practical tips on appellate court practices from current staff attorneys in Pulling Back the Curtain (a Bit)
Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Justice Eva Guzman, and Justice Jeff Brown about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners
The Ethics Apprentice, hosted by Judge Daryl L. Moore, 333rd District Court, during which ambitious appellate practitioners compete against one another as they struggle to answer ethics questions that savvy practitioners ought to know
Updates on essential topics such as interlocutory appeals, harmful error, attorney fees, and rehearing en banc strategies
The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law eConference continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The eConference brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments.
2017 program highlights include:
Professor Ernest E. Smith presents his annual Case Law Update.
Bart W. Huffman, Reed Smith LLP, and Will R. Daugherty, Baker & Hostetler, explore the ethical and legal obligations of attorneys and law firms to protect against cybersecurity threats including threats to client data and communications.
Brian Sullivan, McElroy, Sullivan, Miller, Weber & Olmstead, delivers the Railroad Commission Update.
Matt Ray, Energy Transfer Partners, presents on Gas Exports to Mexico during the luncheon presentation.
J. Robert Goldsmith Jr., Goldsmith, Bogisch & Chaires, moderates a panel discussion of Legal and Regulatory Issues in Light of Current Drilling Technology with panelists Gregory S. Mathews, Chevron USA INC., and John B. McFarland, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody.
Hear Fun New Ways for Density and Proration Rules to Bust Your Lease with Brandon Durrett, Dykema Cox Smith.
Managing Your Success: Practice Management at the Next Level is designed to connect solo and small firm practitioners with the latest tips and tricks for making the most of their practice, including the latest developments in marketing and business development, financial management, human resources, office space, and avoiding malpractice. Learn to:
Ensure compliance with disciplinary rules when using today’s technology tools.
Effectively brand and market a legal practice, including generating leads.
Assess the financial health of your law firm and make sure your practice is efficient for both you and your clients.
Expand your firm by hiring contract or associate attorneys.
Maintain mindfulness amidst the stress of being a small firm practitioner.
Select, keep, and even fire clients as needed.
The Taxation eConference features an impressive slate of topics with regionally and nationally renowned speakers covering current trends, updates in tax regulation and policy, and much more.
Gain insight into The Traps and Pitfalls of the New Section 385 Regulations, including its impact on debt pushdown strategies.
The 2016 Election and Prospects for Tax Reform with Dr. Leonard E. Burman, Robert C. Pozen Director of the Tax Policy Center, Washington DC.
Explore the implications of crime on the family tax return – what is the impact of criminal gain by one partner in a marriage?
Review the new partnership audit rules, with an emphasis on drafting considerations for partnership and LLC agreements and other related documents.
Examine the federal income tax and information reporting provisions that may apply to non-resident aliens, resident liens, and U.S. persons receiving gifts from foreign persons.
Explore recent developments in federal income taxation with Professor Bruce McGovern.