Celesq® Announces February 2018 CLE: Ethics; Corporate and Securities Law; M&A; Whistleblowers; Cybersecurity and Technology Law

Boca Raton, FL, January 30, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for February 2018:

Ethics and Cybersecurity: A Lawyer’s Professional Obligations under New ABA Formal Opinion 477R, Opinion 99-413, and the ABA Model Rules (2739)
Moderated web cast: February 1, 2018 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on October 5, 2017. David Zetoony covers attorneys’ ethical considerations to protect their clients’ privacy and security, including requirements under ABA Model Rule 1.1, Model Rule 1.6(c), new ABA Formal Opinion 477R, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information, and its previous ABA Formal Opinion 99-413, Protecting the Confidentiality of Unencrypted E-Mail (1999).

SEC Enforcement 2018: New Directions and Challenges (2810)
Live web cast: February 6, 2018 (12:00 noon ET)

Tom Gorman examines the new direction laid out for the SEC’s Enforcement Program by Chairman Clayton, trends emerging as the new year begins and significant challenges the Division will face. Key issues involve forum selection and the use of ALJs, the Supreme Court’s Kokesh decision (disgorgement as a penalty), Digital Realty (whistleblowers), and Martoma (insider trading).

Negotiation And Settlement Of Disputes: Ethical Issues for All Attorneys (2807)
Live web cast: February 8, 2018 (12:00 noon ET)

Steve Bennett addresses practical issues in negotiation and settlement, such as the basic question “who is the client?”, questions of puffery in negotiation, bad faith, threats, and other questionable behaviors, and how to deal with the ethical issues that arise therefrom.

Recent Trends in the SEC Whistleblower Program and Tips for Addressing Whistleblower Complaints (2811)
Live web cast: February 13, 2018 (12:00 noon ET)

This program, of particular interest to in-house lawyers and litigators at public companies, addresses the SEC’s Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program and recent trends in whistleblower actions, and offers practical tips for compliance programs and policies to address and mitigate whistleblower complaints.

Common Post-Acquisition Disputes and How to Avoid Them: Practical Guidance for In-House and Corporate Attorneys (2808)
Live web cast: February 21, 2018 (12:00 noon ET)

This program discusses the contract terms that are most commonly disputed after the closing of a merger, acquisition, or asset sale and provides tips to help counsel avoid the expense and potential litigation arising from such disputes.

What Attorneys Should Know about the Ever-Expanding Role of Open Source and Third-Party Software in Cybersecurity (2812)
Live web cast: February 28, 2018 (12:00 noon ET)

In this program of particular interest to IP, technology, corporate, and compliance attorneys, Jason Haislmaier examines the intersection of open source software and cybersecurity. Topics include the legal and regulatory risks involved in the use of open source software, the role open source has played in several high-profile security incidents, lessons learned regarding the unique security challenges posed by open source, and actions to take to address those challenges.

Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts, or to learn more about the programs, may visit www.celesq.com and click on Celesq® Upcoming Webcasts, accessed at btly link to http://www.celesq.com/news/category/hot_topic.

The web casts will be recorded and, like all Celesq® programs, will be available on demand and on CD directly from Celesq® (www.celesq.com). For more information about any of the programs, or to place an order from Celesq®, you may visit their web site at www.celesq.com and click on the program(s) in which you are interested; or email them at customer.care@celesq.com.

About Celesq® AttorneysEd Center
Celesq® AttorneysEd Center (www.celesq.com), a nationally-recognized leader in providing high-quality continuing legal education programs to attorneys throughout the United States, focuses on the hottest topics and latest trends in practice areas of particular interest to outside and in-house corporate attorneys and litigators. A pioneer in online CLE, Celesq® today offers its programs in a variety of convenient formats, including live web casts, online streaming audio and audio CDs. Contact Sharon Levine Mirsky, Esq., at (561) 241-1919 or slmirsky@celesq.com for more information.
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