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Valuable programming provides:

  • Information on the Public Access Policy—a new requirement to keep information confidential in all 
    Pennsylvania court filings — going into effect January 2018
  • Strategies to reduce your risk of exposure to cyber attacks Updates on the Fair Labor Standards Act, corporate compliance and the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • So much more

 Networking and educational opportunities galore!

  • Design your own program—multiple workshop choices every hour
  • Network with your colleagues—ample time for socializing and discussion
  • Receive updates on critical information impacting your practice area—from corporate governance to employment law, cutting-edge technology, international law and intellectual property


Day One - Tues., November 14, 2017

8:45 – 9:00

  • Welcome, CLE Information & Presentation of W. Edward Sell Business Lawyer Award 

9:00 – 10:00          

  • 1. Ed Sell Memorial Lecture: Where Was the Board?  Where Were the Lawyers? Averting and Responding to Legal Ethical Crises in Multi-National Enterprises (ETHICS)
    Mr. Trope

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:15 Breakout Sessions

  • 2. 2017 Employment and Labor Law Update and 2018 Forecast 
    Ms. Walters
  • 3. How to Use the Differences between Trade Secret and Patents 
    Mr. O'Donnell and Mr. O'Malley
  • 4. Privacy and Data Security in M&A and Vendor Management 
    Ms. Kagan

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:30 Breakout Sessions

  • 5. A New Requirement to Keep Confidential Information Confidential in Court Filings 
    Mr. Price and Mr. Siegel
  • 6. Lessons Learned: Corporate Compliance Headlines in 2017 
    Ms. Brotman and Ms. Cassidy
  • 7. Best Practices in Diversity and Inclusion (ETHICS) 
    Ms. Isaacs-Blundin and Mr.  Lowenberg

12:30 – 1:15 Networking Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 Breakout Sessions

  • 8. Fair Labor Standards Act: Where Are We Now? 
    Ms.  Walters
  • 9. Negotiating Software Licenses 
    Mr. Ecker and Mr. Foxman
  • 10. Mediation in Business to Business Disputes 
    Mr. Bock

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 3:30 Breakout Sessions

  • 11. Managing Third-Party Supply Chain Risks 
    Ms. Cassidy
  • 12. Peacemaking in the Workplace: Mediation and Collaborative Services in the Workplace 
    Mr. Fitzsimons and Ms. Zacks-Gabriel

3:30 – 3:45 Break

3:45 – 4:45 Breakout Sessions

  • 13. Reducing and Eliminating Exposure to Cyber-Liability 
    Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Griffith, and Mr. Silver
  • 14. Mastering the Three R’s: Ratings, Rankings and Reviews—Better Lawyering through Mindfulness (ETHICS) 
    Mr. Suher

Workshop choices will determine whether credits are in substantive law, practice and procedure or ethics.


One copy of the course materials is included for the day(s) of your registration. When registering, specify whether you wish to receive the materials on a USB drive or as a printed version. You will not be able to change your selection at the program site; however, you do have the option of purchasing an additional copy (either printed copy or USB drive) for $50.00. To make your selection (printed copy or USB drive) you must contact PBI customer service at 1-800-932-4637. If no preference is specified, you will receive the USB drive.



Product Information
Product Date:
November 14, 2017
Publication Time:
8:45 am - 4:45 pm
2017 Business Law Institute (Day One--Philadelphia)
Speaker Information
Harris T. Bock, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Eric L.J. Brossman, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Ellen C. Brotman, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Margaret M. Cassidy, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Michael D. Ecker Esq.   [ view bio ]
David A. Fitzsimons, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Stephen M. Foxman, Esq.   [ view bio ]
James L. Griffith, Jr., Esq.   [ view bio ]
Cecilia Isaacs-Blundin, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Odia Kagan, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Brian Lowenberg, Esq.   [ view bio ]
John J. O'Malley Esq.   [ view bio ]
Ryan W. O’Donnell Esq.   [ view bio ]
David S. Price, Esq.  [ view bio ]
Daniel J. Siegel, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Roland L. Trope Esq.   [ view bio ]
Catherine E. Walters, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Zanita Zaks-Gabriel, Esq.   [ view bio ]
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Pennsylvania CLE
Total Credits: 6.00
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