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Mediation in Construction

Program Number: 2850 Presenter: Steven C. Bennett, Esq., Jones Day

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Construction disputes in general, and construction mediation in particular, can be extremely complex, with multiple parties, multiple claims and a host of engineering, scientific and accounting issues. This program addresses the often-complex process of construction mediation, from start to finish, including timing for mediation, choice of mediator, information exchanges, pre-mediation submissions, opening statements, the mediation process itself, and completion and implementation of a mediated settlement. The program identifies the varieties of mediation systems and strategic options in the choice of mediation; it also outlines a process for organization and strategy during the course of mediation, including methods to respond to impasse in negotiations.

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Recent Developments in Delaware M&A Litigation

Program Number: 2843 Presenter: Mark W. Rasmussen, Esq., Evan P. Singer, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** In this program, Jones Day partners Mark W. Rasmussen and Evan P. Singer discuss recent trends in takeover litigation in the Delaware Chancery Court and beyond, including the current effects of cases considering the so-called “disclosure only” settlements, such as Delaware Chancellor Bouchard’s opinion in Trulia, Judge Posner’s opinion in In re Walgreen Co. Stockholder Litigation, and the New York Appellate Division’s opinion in Gordon v. Verizon Communications, applying New York law.

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How To Protect Confidential Information and Trade Secrets for In-House Counsel

Program Number: 2842 Presenter: Megan Lopp Mathias, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Megan Mathias discusses important legal issues and insights for in-house counsel regarding a business’ confidential information and trade secrets. Topics include: • definition of confidential information and trade secrets • identification of your competitive edge leading to identification of your confidential information • treatment of information as confidential so a court will treat it as confidential • documents in place add to the case for protection of information • security protocols to limit possible exposure of information • limits on access to certain employees • enforcement issues in litigation • laws protecting trade secrets across the country • restrictive covenants, how to use them and when they are enforceable

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Cryptocurrency Regulations: Past, Present, and Future

Program Number: 2840 Presenter: Zachary Kelman

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Since the publication of the Satoshi Whitepaper in 2009 which launched the Bitcoin protocol, cryptocurrencies have begun reshaped the financial world. For the first time in human history, people can remotely transfer value across international boundaries without the need for any financial intermediaries. These financial intermediaries, however, are increasingly relied upon by regulators to self-police and to detect and report on information necessary for key regulatory and law enforcement functions. Over the past 9 years, regulators across the globe have tried many strategies - ranging from hands-off approaches to outright bans - in order to address this new reality and its implications on existing anti-money laundering, securities, and other regulatory systems. Mr. Kelman provides background on the areas of regulation which most directly affect cryptocurrencies, how they have evolved during

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DOL and IRS Retirement Plan Audits: Strategies for Success!

Program Number: 2839 Presenter: Brian J. Tiemann, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** No need to worry if you are a plan sponsor whose defined contribution or defined benefit plan has been selected for an audit by the Department of Labor (DOL) or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The webinar will provide you with an overview of the typical timeline for a DOL and IRS audit and the information the auditor will likely request to review, including common topics for interviews. We will discuss how such audits are often closed and strategies on working with the DOL and IRS to complete the audit as quickly as possible. If you are a sponsor of a plan that has not yet been selected for an audit, we will offer tips on reviewing your own plan administration and governance processes to proactively address concerns

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Online Counterfeit Products: How to Protect Your Brand!

Program Number: 2838 Presenter: Anthony F. Lo Cicero, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Just as commerce has migrated from brick and mortar stores to the internet, so too have the activities of counterfeiters. Anthony Lo Cicero of Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein, LLP discusses the latest trends in counterfeiting and the most effective steps that brand owners are taking to combat them.

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The Opportunities and Dangers of Taking and Defending Corporate Depositions

Program Number: 2837 Presenter: Michael H. Ginsberg, Esq., Thomas Jackson, Esq. Retired

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Rule 30(b)(6) provides opportunities to depose corporate entities, opportunities that are subject to potential abuse. Join Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg as they focus on the opportunities and dangers presented by Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that allows for the deposition of corporate entities. Topics include preparing and responding to notices, selecting witnesses, asking questions, and defending witnesses. The program also addresses changes currently being considered by the Rule 30(b)(6) Subcommittee on Civil Rules.

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“Trial Skills: Impeaching a Witness” Witness Credibility in the Age of Trump: Does Lying Matter? 

Program Number: 2836 Presenter: Benjamin S. Fischer, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Witness Credibility in the Age of Trump: Does Lying Matter? The art of witness impeachment is time-tested trial tool to determine witness credibility in criminal and civil cases. In criminal cases, the government frequently utilizes the testimony of cooperating witnesses to secure convictions. In doing so, those witnesses acknowledge their past misdeeds, including instances of dishonesty and untruthfulness. While historically, prosecutors sought to brush aside those acts of dishonesty by emphasizing that those acts occurred before the witness entered into the cooperation agreement, in today’s environment, in which citizens are confronted with whether their politicians or media outlets are telling the truth, juries may be looking at a witness’s history of truth telling with very close scrutiny in making credibility determinations. This CLE will examine tactics

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Voir Dire: Skills and Techniques for Selecting a Jury

Program Number: 2835 Presenter: Michael H. Ginsberg, Esq., Thomas Jackson, Esq. Retired

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Trials are often won or lost based on the jurors selected. Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg continue their trial skills series, this time focusing on the steps to successful jury selection. The program, which will help you select the right jurors, covers use of themes and analogies to weed out jurors with an unconscious bias against your client or your themes.

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Legal Issues for Lawyers Advising Clients Involved in Blockchain Technology

Program Number: 2833 Presenter: James A. Cox, Esq., Mark W. Rasmussen, Esq., Melissa Saldana, Esq.

Join our presenters for this important program for attorneys with clients whose businesses use blockchain technology. Topics include a brief overview of blockchain; recent developments in the law, including enforcement actions by federal and state regulators; private litigation; new legislation pertaining to blockchain businesses; and ethical issues for lawyers to consider, including ABA Model Rules 1.1, 1.2, 1.16 and 2.1.

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