In this session, we will explore best practices for managing a team through a crisis, the internal communications to reassure and support your team and how to re-organize to maximize your resources during these times.
An effective compliance strategy can be essential to preventing crisis and risk before they arise. To avoid risk, it be also be adaptive to regulatory and organizational changes to proactively protect the business at all times. Incorporating compliance agility and compliance centricity into the heart of any compliance program can be fundamental to its success and in making it stick across the business.
Legal advice is the minimum that a General Counsel should provide to the business. They must also be able to provide advice on a whole range of scenarios and situations from commercial to operational and financial. In this session, we will explore the ever-expanding role of the General Counsel and how you can see these challenges as opportunities up the ladder.
Your clients' contract may be affected by COVID-19 and force majeure. Navigate the legal and business issues with Corporate Counsel Editor-in-Chief Heather Nevitt and International lawyer Lisa Richman in a discussion about the practical implications of force majeure in making business decisions state-by-state and across the globe.
This program is for 0-3 year attorneys who have never experienced transactional law (and maybe even never worked in a law office) to rethink the "litigation-first" perspective that gets ingrained during law school. For a large number of law students interested in working with business transactions, as in-house counsel, in IP prosecution, licensing, etc., we want to provide guidance for what you should be thinking about on your first day of an internship, your first day at a job, or your first day running your own firm. These are tips to distinguish yourself on your first day even if you don't have any direct transactional experience.
This panel will focus on drafting skills for bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys. It is intended to provide a practical “how to” discussion and analysis of negotiating and drafting chapter 11 sale documents and pleadings, including asset-purchase agreements, bid-procedure motions and orders, sale motions and orders, and related documents.