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9 Upcoming Virtual Events for Legal Teams

    
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Many businesses have shifted to remote working environments, and almost every recent in-person event has been cancelled or postponed, but that shouldn’t prevent legal teams from learning and improving. Many organizations are hosting virtual events and webinars that cover important topics for legal professionals, covering everything from cybersecurity risk to leadership during a crisis. 

Here are nine upcoming virtual events that can benefit you and your in-house legal team.

Practical Guidance for Corporate Officers and Directors in Managing Cyber and Privacy Risks

May 19, 2020 - 1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT (Live session passed)

Brushing up on the latest cybersecurity trends and best practices is always a good idea, especially as corporate officers and directors face increasing scrutiny about the procedures and safeguards they put in place. Speakers will address the latest regulatory guidance to help corporate boards shape their organization’s strategies around data privacy and cybersecurity. 

Hosted by: American Bar Association (ABA)

Cost: Non-members: $150, Members: $100, Section Members: $0

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Controlling 3rd Party Data Risks in the New Remote Worker Environment

May 20, 2020 - 2:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM PDT

Do you know which of your vendors have access to your data? And for those that do, how and where are they storing it? The shift to remote work is only exacerbating third party data risks, and regulations like GDPR and CCPA are forcing businesses to re-evaluate their existing policies. This webcast will discuss how to recognize third-party risks and how to best monitor these vendors.

Hosted by: Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

Cost: $0

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Employee Benefits Spring Update 2020: 5-Part Webinar Series

May 20 - June 4, 2020

In this 5-part webinar series, speakers will focus on employee benefits and how organizations are impacted by recent regulations, as well as dedicated sessions on ethics, risk mitigation strategies, and more. Panelists include government representatives and experienced employee benefits attorneys.

Hosted by: ABA

Cost: Non-members: $535, Members: $490, Section Members: $445

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Leading Through Crisis: Strategies for Communications, Management, and Cultivating Resiliency

May 28, 2020 - 2:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM PDT

The current environment is putting legal professionals and other leaders to the test mentally, physically, and psychologically. This webinar offers actionable advice to help leaders manage, communicate, and maintain resilience during challenging times, including insight from a certified resilience coach and a crisis communication expert.

Hosted by: ACC

Cost: $0

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Vendor Diligence: Top 10 Strategies to Ensure Vendor Compliance

June 2, 2020 - 9:00 AM EDT / 6:00 AM PDT

Ensuring vendor compliance can be a complicated process and create risks when not carried out properly. This event dives into the risks of vendor non-compliance and 10 tips for managing vendors, with practical advice from seasoned data professionals.

Hosted by: Lexology

Cost: $0

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Board Catalyst - Dynamic Chief Executive-Board Partnerships

June 3, 2020 - 2:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM PDT

An effective partnership between the board and chief executive is essential for the success of any organization. This event will cover the elements needed for a strong partnership and the most common reasons these critical relationships fail. 

Hosted by: ABA

Cost: $200

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Mindfulness as a Business Practice

June 10, 2020 - 1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT

This presentation is part of ACC’s Leadership and Wellness Series and focuses on how mindfulness can help your legal team excel. Learn how to manage the burnout, stress, and anxiety that are common in the legal profession, and are being magnified during the current global situation. 

Hosted by: ACC

Cost: $0

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Fee Arrangements: Putting Predictability and Performance into Your Legal Spend

June 11, 2020 - 11:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM PDT

Many legal teams are struggling to find the right balance between bringing work in-house and relying on outside counsel to manage risk as affordably as possible. A panel of in-house and outside counsel will look at how fixed fee arrangements can help legal departments control spending without compromising results. 

Hosted by: ACC

Cost: No CLE Credit - Non-members: $40, Members: $0 / CLE Credit - Non-members: $80, Members: $40

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Case Studies in Process Improvement & Work Allocation: An ACC Legal Operations EMEA Virtual Roundtable

July 7, 2020 - 8:00 AM EDT / 5:00 AM PDT

Optimizing legal operations continues to be a significant focus for corporate legal teams across the globe. This virtual roundtable will focus on the advancement of legal operations, specifically in the EMEA region, and how to increase operational efficiency while controlling costs. 

Hosted by: ACC

Cost: $0

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