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Corporate Counsel Institute 2011, Part 1



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The Annual Corporate Counsel Institute will be celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2011. During that time, it has grown into one of the leading corporate law programs for in-house and outside counsel. The program is developed in cooperation with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and focuses on practical, relevant and comprehensive topics. Speakers include high ranking government officials, leading attorneys from all fields of practice and corporate counsel from major national and international corporations. The Institute agenda combines critical substantive law updates with pragmatic tips for practitioners to perform their job more effectively, and Part 1 will address the following topics:

Supreme Court Review & Preview
• Whether federal law pre-empts states from conditioning the enforcement of an arbitration agreement on the availability of particular procedures when those procedures are not necessary to ensure that the parties to the arbitration agreement are able to vindicate their claims
• Is an Arizona state law that sanctions employers for hiring illegal alien workers expressly or impliedly preempted by federal law?
• Can a mutual fund investment adviser be held liable for the fund’s misleading statements about trading practices?
• Whether a plaintiff can state a fraud claim based on a pharmaceutical company’s nondisclosure of adverse event reports even though the reports are not alleged to be statistically significant
• Can retaliation be claimed on the basis that a relative or associate of a worker was punished because the worker raised a workplace discrimination claim?
• Is an employer liable for the discriminatory intent of a person who influenced but did not make an employment decision?
• Does the “first-sale” doctrine apply to imported goods that are lawfully manufactured abroad and brought into the United States?

Financial Regulatory Reform Overview
• The Dodd-Frank Act and how its provisions will directly impact companies outside of the financial sector, as well as how industry groups are responding to the Act and its implementation
• New SEC Rules on Proxy Access and Executive Pay
• Regulation of the OTC Derivatives markets
• New whistleblower rules
• A new federal agency - the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
• New rules for managing systemic risk

Healthcare Reform
• What key issues still need to be addressed?
• What are the key policy and political considerations?
• What likely fora will come into play – rulemaking, litigation, etc.
• How will the in-house counsel’s role be affected?

  • 9:00-9:45 am - Keynote Address: Administrative Priorities Effecting the Corporate Sector
  • 9:45-10:15 am - Networking Break
  • 10:15-11:30 am - Supreme Court Review & Preview
  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm - Financial Regulatory Reform Overview
  • 12:00-12:30 pm - Healthcare Reform: A Year into the Journey & the Map is Still Being Crafted


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Production Date: 03/10/2011 9:00 AM EST
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 3 Hours, 30 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Speakers:
Walter Dellinger - O'Melveny & Myers, LLP
Timothy M. Westmoreland - Georgetown Law
Louis J. Briskman - Executive Vice President & General Counsel, CBS Corporation
David Hirschmann - U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Prof. Steven H. Goldblatt - Georgetown Law
Paul D. Clement - King & Spalding LLP
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