Public Sector and Government Entities, PFAS and Emerging Contaminants
PFAS belong to a class of man-made chemicals known as perfluorinated compounds. There are thousands of PFAS chemicals in use and in the environment today. These chemicals include perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA), perfluorobutanesulfonic acid (PFBS), perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA), perfluorohexanesulfonate (PFHxS), and HFPO dimer acid (GenX).
PFAS were originally developed in the 1940s, and put in...
Securities and Capital Markets, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Public Offerings, PIPEs and Alternative Investments, Finance and Lending, Corporate
In almost any market, understanding the public offering process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors. In this session, our corporate lawyers will guide you through the offering process and highlight issues presented by new regulations and the current state of the market. They will discuss specific fact patterns that arise during the IPO process and how to practically address them.
Topics to be Covered:
Timetable and responsibilities o...
Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate
In this session, our corporate and M&A attorneys will provide an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals of M&A due diligence, review the critical legal issues and risks associated with M&A transactions in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as recent developments and trends that will help organizations maximize potential opportunities and mitigate risks.
Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Defense, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Compliance and Counseling, Litigation, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
As companies draw on mobile delivery platforms, cloud-based technologies, and third-party vendors to become more sophisticated in their use of telemarketing, autodialer, and text message campaigns, the business risks and potential for class action lawsuits have greatly increased. This session includes an overview of Call Compliance Developments, involving dialing for a number of purposes, such as to cell phones, for telemarketing purposes, and debt collection; TCPA litigation trends; and FTC ...
Environmental Regulation, Manufacturing
In this program, our environmental attorneys will give a bird’s-eye view of the environmental regulations and standards that allow manufacturers to be confident that their operations and facilities are fully compliant and that they will always be ready for reporting time or surprise inspections.
Campaign Finance and Political Law, Government Relations and Public Policy
In this session, our political law attorneys will cover the requirements of the Foreign Agents Registration Act, which provides for the disclosure to the U.S. government and the public of certain advocacy and advisory activities undertaken on behalf of a foreign principal. A foreign principal can include a wide range of entities, including not only a foreign government or government-owned entity, but also a private business, including an offshore corporate parent or other affiliate. &nb...
Campaign Finance and Political Law
In this session, our political law attorneys will give an introduction to laws and regulations governing participation in the political process. We will provide a general overview of “political” laws governing lobbying, campaign finance, gifts, and other contacts with legislative and executive branch officials and employees. This program can be tailored to be topical and news-focused. It can address the current outlook in Washington, as well as the make-up of Con...
Fashion and Retail, Advertising Counseling and Compliance, Consumer Product Safety Regulation, Manufacturing
With the complexity of today’s product safety regulatory environment and the drastic increase in civil penalty amounts for failure to report safety hazards, it is more important than ever for manufacturers and retailers to identify and resolve potential liability issues confidentially before they have the potential to draw scrutiny from regulators and negative publicity. This session helps companies improve their internal compliance programs and decide how and when potentially hazardous...
Consumer Product Safety Regulation, Food and Drug Litigation, Food and Drug Regulation
This session provides an update on FDA regulatory and enforcement developments (both product safety and labeling developments) concerning products in the “food and consumer health products” space (i.e., food - human/animal, dietary supplements, cosmetics/skincare, and OTC drugs and devices), an overview of key developments, and examines practical methods that companies can use to ensure they are taking steps to implement the latest rules in ways that offer the greatest value for t...
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The European Union’s GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018 and has created a fundamental shift in the way that companies think about collecting, using, storing, and sharing data. This session will cover GDPR core concepts including applicability, identifying lawful basis for data handling, providing notice, managing consent, and operational compliance.