University of Texas School of Law

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Cybersecurity and Data Protection (Jul 2017)

Session 1: Cybersecurity Update, Part I: Risk & Liability - We all know that information and data can be breached, but what are the risks when that happens? Listen to a discussion about what you, as a firm and/or attorney, are liable for and what the liabilities are for vendors.   Session 2: Cybersecurity Update, Part II: Crisis Management - Explore issues related to crisis management and how to respond to network intrusions, data loss, data breach, and cyber disruption.   Session 3: Trade Secrets: A Practical Guide to Protecting Information In and Out of Court - Explore techniques for use before and during litigation to protect trade secret information critical to an organization’s success.   more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.00 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$95  

Hooked on CLE: August 2018 (Jun 2018)

In the midst of a quickly changing legal environment, it can be a challenge to keep track of what's happening and what CLE can mean for your practice. Hear the latest in this special 4-hour bundle of our best programming. more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.00 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$99  

Hot Topics for Corporate Counsel: M&A Trends, Contracts, and Energy (Jul 2017)

Session 1: The Opportunity to Trump Obama's Environmental & Energy Agenda - Review the first 100 days of the Trump Administration and what it means for the energy industry.   Session 2: Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions - Hear an update on the buying and selling of domestic assets, and trace the latest legal trends in the domestic M&A markets.   Session 3: Contract "Killer Clauses" - Identify the pitfalls and landmines to avoid in bet-the-company and other scenarios, including unexpected consequences of documents such as Memoranda of Understanding, Letters of Intent, Non-Disclosure Agreements and Commercial Arrangements. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.50 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$115  

Hot Topics for Corporate Counsel: Settlement Strategies and Government Relations (Jul 2017)

Session 1: Investigation and Settlement Strategies: The Right Number at the Wrong Time is the Wrong Number - Life is negotiation. We are constantly negotiating with our bosses, clients, and opponents. Gain insights from recent advances in experimental psychology, behavioral economics, and big data to improve negotiating outcomes, while maintaining an ethical negotiating position.   Session 2: Government Relations - Knowing the legal landscape and rules is necessary but sometimes not sufficient. Discover how government relations professionals can assist counsel in avoiding and minimizing problems or assist in making good things happen—whether at the agency or legislative level. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.50 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$75  

Law Practice Management and Effective Partnering (Jul 2017)

Session 1: Choosing the Right Entity for You - Listen to a discussion about the legal and practical points to consider when choosing the right legal entity for your business, and explore the overlooked pitfalls associated with that decision.   Session 2: Effective Partnering - Review best practices for effective communication between in-house and outside counsel on all facets of litigation practice, including discovery, budgeting, dialogue with the opponent, and trial strategy. Explore recent changes—including market realities—to the role of in-house counsel in these complicated situations.   Session 3: Law Department Best Practices - Hear about the best technology, management practices, and analytics to enhance the value of the legal department to the business. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$105  

Top Tips for In-House Counsel from the C-Suite and the Bench (Jul 2017)

Session 1: What Keeps Boards Up at Night? - With pressures from regulators, shareholders, and proxy advisory firms to improve disclosure, increase board diversity, enhance corporate governance, and stave off cyber-attacks, directors must be more alert than ever in this constantly evolving corporate environment. Hear insights and practical tips on the topics that keep boards up at night.   Session 2: Judicial Views on the Role of In-House Counsel and the C-Suite - Learn what trial judges expect from in-house counsel and upper management as esteemed members of the judiciary discuss their experiences. Hear what has worked, what has not worked, what juries expect, and gain insight into mistakes that have been made by both groups in their courtrooms.   Session 3: Things Your CFO Wishes You Knew - One of the first lessons in-house lawyers learn is the critical role accounting and finance play in every in-house lawyer’s day-to-day job. Hear directly from CFOs about how in-house counsel can best work with their finance and accounting counterparts, and learn the things CFOs wish their in-house lawyers knew.   Session 4: Communicating with the Board of Directors - Learn how in-house and outside counsel can communicate effectively and objectively, while quantifying individual risk assessments of mergers and acquisitions and other matters. more »

Total Credit Hours:
3.50 | 1.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$155  

Best Practices in Corporate Governance and Essential Principles in Shareholder Activism (Jun 2018)

Session 1: A Guide To Art. 11.07 Writs of Habeas Corpus and Other State Writs - Examine procedures, issues, and do’s and don’ts pertaining to Article 11.07 and other State writs. Session 2: Preservation of Error and Standards of Review - Understanding how the Court evaluates the preservation of error on appeal is essential for any practitioner. Explore how the Court approaches different rights, and how this approach impacts your appeal. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$65  

Business Transactions for the Tech Company (Jun 2016)

Session 1: Taking a Company Public: Key Legal and Business Considerations - Review the new initial public offering (IPO) playbook four years after the JOBS Act, with special attention to the confidential submission process, use of testing the waters communications, and the typical IPO timeline. Explore key issues regarding the decision whether to go public, trends in employee compensation for companies going public, and due diligence considerations involving IP matters. Session 2: Key Issues in Corporate Transactions: Lessons Learned from Select Delaware Cases - Discuss lessons learned from select Delaware cases of particular relevance to emerging companies, and explore strategies for satisfying fiduciary and contractual obligations to common and preferred stockholders with divergent interests, binding selling stockholders to indemnification and other obligations desired by the buyer in a sales process, balancing the fiduciary obligations of designated directors with the demands of the designating stockholder, preserving the target’s attorney–client privilege with respect to pre-closing communication, and insulating sellers from liability for extra-contractual statements made during the due diligence process. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.75 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$85  

Corporate Representative Depositions and Maintaining Privilege as In-House Counsel (Jun 2018)

Session 1: Corporate Representative Depositions: From Train Wrecks to Clockwork - Hear the top 10 tips on what to do to more effectively work with your corporate representatives to make the experience both more tolerable for the witness and the results more palatable for counsel. Gain pointers from both the in-house and outside counsel perspectives that can demystify the preparation and help work towards a better result. Session 2: Avoiding the Witness Chair: Maintaining Privilege as In-House Counsel - Examine case law and gain tips for addressing the challenge of serving as in-house counsel and maintaining the attorney-client privilege. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$65  

Drafting Contract Clauses That Actually Help if Litigation Arises (Jun 2018)

"Tried and true clauses" and boilerplate language can create a false sense of comfort and lead to adverse results in litigation if not periodically updated or checked against recent case law. Investigate how to successfully negotiate changes and terms while avoiding common pitfalls that are ordinarily overlooked. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$55  

Employment Hot Topics for In-House Counsel (Jun 2018)

Session 1: Recent Developments in Labor and Employment Law - Get the latest updates in labor and employment law, including developments under the current administration. Session 2: Employee Ideology v. Company Values - As mobile technology and media continue to evolve, individuals are increasingly able to express their personal beliefs to wider and wider audiences. Explore the practical and legal challenges presented when employees or agents express views that conflict with a company’s cultural values. Real world situations are discussed, including the events of Charlottesville, Virginia, the viral manifesto on women in technology written by an individual engineer, Colin Kaepernick, and the recently acknowledged pattern of intolerable behavior by powerful figures in entertainment, media, politics, and business. Session 3: Class Action Waivers and Arbitration Agreements - Since the NLRB’s controversial decision in D.R. Horton, Inc., courts have grappled with whether class action waivers in arbitration agreements are unlawful, culminating in the issue reaching the U.S. Supreme Court. Examine the latest rulings, legislation, and trends affecting both class action waivers and employment arbitration agreements. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$95  

Ethical Hazards That Confront In-House Counsel (Jun 2018)

Corporate counsel are the primary counsel for the organization. If the actions of senior management threaten to substantially injure the corporation, what must counsel do? When is counsel required to become a whistleblower? Under what circumstances are counsel required to disclose their own errors? Explore the most challenging ethical obligations of in-house counsel. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75 | 0.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$55  

From the Mind of a Hacker: How to Avoid Becoming the Target of Cybercrime (Jun 2018)

With cybercrimes dominating the news, how can you avoid making yourself an attractive or easy target? Hear from a former NSA intelligence officer with over 20 years of experience in information security and learn how to understand the mind of a hacker. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$55  

Government Investigation Bundle: Triggers, Internal Investigation Best Practices, Voluntary Cooperation, the Litigation Process, plus Resolution and Future Risk Planning (Jun 2014)

Session 1: Government Investigations, Part I: Investigative Triggers– An examination of the early and perhaps most critical stages of the investigative process, including considerations, strategies and ethical issues related to responding to a whistleblower, the government’s request for voluntary assistance, the investigatory subpoena, document preservation, early settlement and cooperation agreements, advising the board, and public reporting and public relations.   Session 2: Government Investigations, Part II: Best Practices for Internal Investigations – A look at the factors and circumstances that inform the decision to conduct an internal investigation—when is an independent investigation advisable and what are the best practices for conducting those inquiries. The panel also discusses strategies in selecting outside counsel, scoping the appropriate inquiry, pitfalls in document preservation and production, the "horrors" of email and ESI, self-reporting to the government, and considerations in advising the board.   Session 3: Government Investigations, Part III: Moving Forward– What happens when the internal investigation uncovers evidence of possible wrongdoing? How might you handle bad facts, difficult investigation witnesses, and the dreaded "smoking gun" document? This panel explores the considerations and best practices in proceeding, including the possibility of continued voluntary cooperation, what to do when the government’s case is ill-founded, understanding the government’s focus, isolating critical documents and key witnesses, dealing with an Achilles heel, and considerations for early settlement.   Session 4: Government Investigations, Part IV: The Litigation Process – Fight or flee? This panel focuses on the key issues and ethical considerations presented as the government’s investigation moves into its most active phase. It explores issues in representing the company, representing individuals, and possible conflicts of interest in multiple representation, strategies in preparing for testimony, 5th Amendment considerations, dealing with parallel proceedings, and taking proactive measures.   Session 5: Government Investigations, Part V: The End Game– This panel addresses the issues surrounding the resolution of a government investigation, plus looks at future risk assessment and proactive measures that can help prevent or at least prepare for possible investigations. It looks at strategic settlement considerations, the cost of defense vs. the cost of settlement, discussing settlement with the government, strategies in crafting an agreement, collateral consequences of settlement, seeking a high-level review of a charging decision, SOX clawbacks, and PR, IR and SEC disclosures.   more »

Total Credit Hours:
5.00 | 1.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$195  

Hooked on CLE: July 2018 (Jun 2018)

In the midst of a quickly changing legal environment, it can be a challenge to keep track of what's happening and what CLE can mean for your practice. Hear the latest in this special 4-hour bundle of our best programming. more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.00 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$99  

Litigation Management for Corporate Counsel (Jun 2018)

Session 1: Litigation Management Start to Finish: Lessons Learned in Trial - Examine five key issues that corporate counsel should consider in the overall strategy for managing litigation, including the selection of local counsel, and the formulation and implementation of responsible corporate citizen policies in the era of increased corporate scrutiny. Session 2: Multi-Firm Teams: Making Strategic Litigation Moves that Really Matter - Explore of the roles appellate lawyers can play before and during trial, with a particular emphasis on ways to streamline the cost while also improving the effectiveness of litigation. Session 3: Diversity in the Legal Department and Outside Firms - Learn how to design and build a diverse legal team–inside and out–to achieve superior advice and drive better business results. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.75 | 0.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$125  

Marketing on the Digital Platform (Jun 2018)

Listen to a discussion about marketing trends and legal implications for advertising on digital and social channels including: influencer marketing and FTC compliance, digital rights and permissions, community management, and trends on mobile. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Slides

$50  

Natural Disasters: Lessons Learned for Corporate Counsel (Jun 2018)

Gain tips for dealing with the legal and other challenges associated with disasters like Hurricane Harvey, including employee issues, force majeure, business continuity planning, recovery efforts, and maintaining good customer and public relations. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$55  

Pro Bono Opportunities for In-House Counsel (Jun 2018)

Pro bono work doesn't just serve the community. Explore ways to integrate pro bono service into your practice, and learn how it can benefit you as well. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$50  

The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media (Jun 2015)

Best practices for crisis communication, including strategies for dealing with the media, investors and the public, plus a discussion of both the legal requirements and strategic considerations pertaining to required disclosures in company filings. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$55  

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