Pre-Conference Showcase: Midwest Spotlight, August 11th
*All times are in EST.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | Virtual Platform Opens
Grab a cup of coffee and join us as we open the doors to this years fully virtual General Counsel Conference! Kick starting this years event on August 11th, we will be shining a spotlight on the mid-west region (formerly known as SuperConferece), before diving even further into our main General Counsel Conference on 15th - 16th September.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Navigating Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions During A Crisis
Cross-border M&A can be difficult to navigate at the best of times, but couple this with a global crisis and you may find even further challenges afoot. During times of global crisis, how can you best navigate mergers and acquisitions through these unpredictable times? What are the best practices around communications? How can you stay ahead of the curve? and what additional measures should you put within your decision making process?
Moderator: Chris Halliday, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
Kathleen Blaszak, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
Derek Spychalski, Vice President, Americas General Counsel and Lead Counsel - Securities and M&A, Zebra Technologies Corporation
Keir Gumbs, Associate General Counsel, Global Corporate, M&A and Securities, Deputy Corporate Secretary, Uber
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Reduce Risk In Remote Legal Operations Using Contract Management Software
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Tracking US Privacy Laws: Where Are We Now?
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM | Networking
Turn on your video cam and start networking with your peers.
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM | State Regulatory & Enforcement Trends
In 2020, companies and their counsel will need to update their compliance measures to reflect the changing enforcement priorities or regulatory agencies, State AGs Offices, and the DOJ. Hear from industry leaders in the know about how to prepare for the upcoming changes and discuss the implications of the changes to key regulations in the mid-west region and gain the skills you need to adapt quickly.
- Reviewing the latest and most significant case law updates and enforcement initiatives
- Understanding the implications for your business
- Gain a competitive edge for your company
Moderator: Quyen T. Truong, Partner, Stroock
Stephen Newman, Partner, Stroock
Bill Dummett, Chief Privacy Officer & Assistant General Counsel, Genesys
Joe Hynes, Corporate Counsel, Genesys
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Navigating Legal Spend Management In Times Of Change
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM | Off-Setting The Impact Of Decreasing Budgets With Creative Solutions
Legal department goals have become more dynamic, but often budgets remain stagnant or shrink. While these external pressures are escalating, internal corporate demands to reduce costs are also intensifying. As a result General Counsel are beginning to explore creative new solutions to approach their budgets; managing their resources and maximising their value.
- Top strategies for effectively managing resources across the legal department
- Creative techniques and solutions for getting the most out of your budget
- Maximising the value from your external partners/ALSPs/LPOs and providers
- Unlocking support from the wider business functions
Moderator: Ryan Loro, President, LegalBillReview.com
Rozan Simoni, General Counsel - North America, COFCO International
Brian Corbin, Executive Director, Assistant General Counsel, Legal Discovery Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Krishna Walker, General Counsel, CareVet