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To reduce your sleepless nights and help you keep your law license, this session covers case scenarios illustrating key strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the ever-changing landscape of immigration practice. more »
Session 1: When Worksite Enforcement Turns Criminal - With ICE initiated raids and criminal investigations on the rise, examine key issues including identifying your client, damage control, staffing company issues, gathering the evidence, negotiating with the U.S. Attorney, and potential outcomes.
Session 2: What Can You Do on a B-Visa? - The B-1 Visitor visa can provide a variety of options for foreign nationals. Learn the advantages and difficulties of this visa classification.
Session 3: Minding Your Hs and Ls - How to achieve success for H and L cases in an adjudications climate featuring increased RFEs, denials, stonewalling and other adverse trends.
Session 4: The World’s Got Talent! The U.S Might Have a Golden Buzzer for You - Explore visa options that require showcasing everything and anything concerning extra special achievements and recognitions, and how to impress the judges. more »
Session 1: Detention - Listen to a discussion about the circumstances of detention by ICE and CBP as well as the practical and logistical methods of obtaining release. Also explore requesting release via ICE, the Immigration Courts, and Federal Courts.
Session 2: Challenging the NTA/Removal Proceeding - Learn how to navigate the ever-changing landscape of NTAs, and get tips on challenging removability in the current legal climate.
Session 3: The Basics of Asylum and Beyond: What You Need to Know When Preparing Affirmative and Defensive Asylum Cases - Hear an overview of the elements of and bars to asylum and related relief, changes in procedure and practice for affirmative and defensive cases including credible/reasonable fear interviews, and related case law updates.
Session 4: Denials Based on Public Charge - Discussion of the new public charge grounds of inadmissibility and strategies for overcoming them. more »
Session 1: Recent Developments, Legislative and Policy Changes - Listen to a discussion about a wide range of policy changes and recent developments affecting the practice of immigration law. Also hear updates on potential legislative changes on the horizon.
Session 2: Federal Court and BIA Update - more »
Session 1: Naturalization - Fighting for naturalization in the culture of no.
Session 2: Rescission and Denaturalization: Taking the Precious Away - Examine procedures to bring rescission proceedings against lawful permanent residents, or to strip immigrants of their citizenship status, including the conditions for and defenses against rescission and denaturalization. more »
Learn how to develop an efficient, ethically compliant, and profitable law practice, especially during a time of fluctuating policies and increasing processing times. Hear useful tips and experiences on a variety of pertinent topics, including how to manage client expectations, set legal fees, and utilize technology to both your and your client’s benefit. more »
Session 1: Practicing Immigration Law in an Era of Delay and Shifting Policies - The Buy American Hire American Executive (BAHA) has resulted in numerous shifts in long standing immigration policies. In addition, backlogs, denial rates, and delays in adjudications are at all-time highs, while the U.S. is losing revenues from foreign students and investors fed up with the arduous path they face concerning U.S. changing immigration policies. Litigation is now a common recourse in most areas of immigration law. Hear an overview of the current landscape post BAHA.
Session 2: Golden Nuggets - There are plenty of nuggets out there but they may not be all that "golden"...uncover some of the current initiatives being used to curb and in some cases eliminate the flow of immigrants into the US. Hear how to spot them, avoid them and best be able to navigate today's crazy chaotic immigration policy. more »
Session 1: Understanding United States Immigration and Nationality Laws - Examine the interplay of unlawful presence, out of status, nonimmigrant, immigrant, and citizenship status for foreign nationals, their employers, and their families.
Session 2: Immigration Agencies and Basic Immigration Terminology - Explore the roles of various federal agencies involved in the administration of U.S. immigration laws, strategies for communicating with these agencies, and basic immigration law terminology. more »
Cities have an increasingly integral role in addressing climate change and maintaining quality of life for their citizens. Many cities have developed, or are working to develop, climate action plans. Yet modern life would be impossible without the energy and products derived from fossil fuels. This moderated panel discussion explores the nexus of cities and climate change and potential ways for communities to build a carbon-free future while balancing environmental, economic, and security concerns. more »
Recent developments in navigating the actual and potential conflicts of interest that often surface in M&A transactions when dealing with significant stockholders, boards of directors, senior executives and investment bankers. more »
New laws passed in the most recent session of the legislature impact how these cases will proceed in the future. This presentation discusses these changes and provides an overview of issues in construction and property damage cases. more »
Whether a major industrial accident, a crippling cyber attack, or any other major corporate crisis, in-house counsel play a critical role in managing their organization’s response. From ensuring appropriate evidence preservation, interviewing witnesses and managing the company’s response to government investigations, to anticipating potential litigation, responding to media inquiries and assessing strategic risk, perhaps no other situation asks more from in-house legal departments. Review strategies and best practices for effectively managing the diverse array of responsibilities thrust upon in-house counsel in the wake of a major incident. more »
A lively discussion to address real world situations in which many forms of bias disproportionately impact women in the dealmaking world, spanning from career advancement to team building and professional relationships. Discussions include dynamic audience participation, candid “in the field” personal experience, and current scientific studies on bias in the workplace. The panel also focuses on identification of the manifestations of unconscious bias in the deal world and solutions-oriented strategies for women and men in M&A. more »
A deeper dive into the differences in how strategic and private equity acquirers do deals, and how those differences play out in the processes pursued and provisions negotiated. The panelists focus on how drafters can or should reflect those conceptual differences in illustrative definitive agreement provisions. more »
dig·i·tal /dij´ĭ-t'l / health /helTH/ • The digitization of human beings has been spurred by the convergence of digital technologies and healthcare to create innovations in artificial intelligence, mobile health, health information technology, wearable devices, telehealth and telemedicine, and personalized medicine. This panel will focus on practical need-to-know insights into structuring and executing deals in this brave new world with the potential to not only save lives but also dominate economies and transform societies. more »
Session 1: Federal Energy Policy and Regulation Update - Hear the latest on rulings by the US Department of Energy and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C. on matters involving electricity, natural gas and crude oil and other liquids; plus, an update on energy legislation developments.
Session 2: Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update - Highlights of the 86th Legislative Session and recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries.
Session 3: Dodd Frank Update-Why Are We Still Talking About This? - Enacted in July 2010 following the 2008-2009 financial crisis, all the Dodd-Frank regulations are still not yet in effect! Learn about the efforts by the CFTC, SEC and Bank Regulators to pragmatize their initial Dodd-Frank regulations by moving away from punishing swap market participants to instead making markets safe, competitive, accessible, and less systemically risky. Also review the CFTC’s recent Position Limits proposal, plus the US Bank Regulators’ rules for Qualified Financial Contracts (QFCs) which are defined in Dodd-Frank, modifications to SA-CCR rules for calculating risk-weighted capital to be held by banks for uncleared and unmargined derivative contracts, and other Dodd-Frank developments including cross-border impacts.
Session 4: Keynote Presentation: FERC Commissioner Richard Glick - more »