Internet of Things, Privacy and Information Security Counseling and Compliance
Issues regarding consumer privacy and data security occupy media headlines almost daily. In this session, our privacy and data security attorneys will review the patchwork of laws governing the collection, use, and protection of personal information, the “Internet of Things,” Internet-enabled “wearables,” online behavioral advertising, mobile privacy, cloud providers, privacy and data security incident response, third party vendor relationships, and/or international pr...
Environmental Regulation, Occupational Safety and Health Regulation
This session provides an update on state and federal auditing programs and laws that provide a company an opportunity to assess the status of its compliance with applicable environmental or occupational safety requirements. Under these programs and laws, a company can identify compliance issues and address them, while minimizing and often avoiding liability for penalties. This session is tailored to the relevant compliance issues and the applicable auditing programs and laws that are of inter...
Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Public Offerings, PIPEs and Alternative Investments, Finance and Lending, Corporate
In this session, our corporate attorneys will provide an overview of the main considerations involved in buying a business and the principal provisions included in the related legal documents. Acquisitions by way of stock purchase, asset purchase and merger are all considered, with differences among those transaction types highlighted. Differences in approach between public company and private equity transactions are also discussed.
Topics to be covered include legal due diligence; the u...
Mergers and Acquisitions, Finance and Lending, Corporate
In this session, our corporate attorneys will review the fundamentals of the LBO process. Some of the topics to be covered will include:
Benefits of the LBO structure
Summary of a simple transaction structure for leveraged finance
Types of acquisition finance
Summary of the parties involved in a leveraged finance transaction
Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Real Estate, Corporate
In this program our bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys discuss the goals, outcomes and claims of bankruptcy, the automatic stay, the debtor’s obligations while in bankruptcy, the debtor’s decision regarding leases, and landlord claims.
Fashion and Retail, Financial Institutions , Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Finance and Lending, Corporate
In this session, our bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys will provide a general overview of the legal issues involved in bankruptcy. This program can be tailored to focus on the creditors’ perspective, debtor’s perspective or bank’s perspective, depending on your need.
Fashion and Retail, Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants, Litigation, Intellectual Property
Sensitive business information such as sales data, customized software, customer information and research and development are the lifeblood of companies in the fashion and retail industries. But an increasingly mobile workforce and the easy portability of such information creates the potential for significant loss, with the cost of proprietary information loss estimated at $55 billion annually.
In this session, our intellectual property attorneys will discuss the complex chall...
Campaign Finance and Political Law, Government Relations and Public Policy
In this session, our political law attorneys will provide the compliance guidelines necessary for communicating with Congress and the federal Executive Branch. We will outline the requirements imposed under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act, including the thresholds requiring registration as a lobbyist and special rules and standards applicable to lobbyists. We will also cover proper recordkeeping of expenses and lobbying activities, reporting of these activities and expenses, a...
Financial Institutions , Digital Media and Technology, Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, International Trade, Manufacturing, Technology
In this session our sanctions attorneys will discuss recent sanctions developments and share insights and strategies to make sanctions compliance more effective, thorough and manageable. Topics will include: understanding the real reach of U.S. sanctions, including recent China/Hong Kong and Venezuela developments; the limits of U.S. sanctions on Russia and Crimea; and avoiding hidden traps in denied party and Specially Designated National screening. The information will be geared towar...
Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, International Trade, Manufacturing
The U.S. Export control regime is a complex and constantly-changing system involving numerous administrative agencies and government regulations. The penalties imposed on individuals and companies for violating these laws and regulations can be significant. The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) are two important export control laws that affect the sale and distribution of goods, services and technology. In this session, our ...