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Social Media and the Lifecycle of the Attorney/Client Relationship (03/08/2021)

Program Number: 3145 Presenter: Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams, Jan L. Jacobowitz, Esq., Lucian T. Pera, Esq.

Social media has become an integral part of our society. The Pew Research Center reports that approximately 70% of the adult population uses social media, and it even impacts the lives of those who elect not to engage. Lawyers’ clients are awash in social media, so it is no surprise that every stage of the life cycle of an attorney-client relationship may involve a lawyer’s need not only to explore the social media terrain, but also to understand both the benefits and dangerous landmines that await the uninformed. Join our discussion with two seasoned legal ethics lawyers to explore both the necessity of employing social media and the potential ethical perils of lawyers on social media. Topics include the use of social media in advertising; investigating all aspects of a case from a potential client’s claim to discovering information about the opposing parties, witnesses, jurors, and judges; and finally,

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Lessons in Disaster: Learning from Law Firm Cyber Breaches (02/23/2021)

Program Number: 3134 Presenter: Mark Sangster

Given an outcome, we often exaggerate our ability to predict and therefore avoid the same fate. In cybersecurity, this misconception can lead to a false sense of corporate security, or worse, bury the true causes of incidents and lead to repeated data breaches or business disrupting cyber incidents. In this session, we will explore real-world incidents and threats to assemble an actionable cyber resilience framework that adapts to distributed assets, remote workers, and virtual workloads.

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Digital Risks and Digital Duties: Finding a Standard of Care in Cyberspace - Part 1 (05/28/2020)

Program Number: 3090 Presenter: Michael A. Goode, Esq., James M. Paulino II, Esq.

In this two-part presentation, we will begin by discussing the patchwork of data privacy statutes, regulations and case law in an effort to define the baseline for reasonable security measures, and then apply these standards to recent breach events in the medical, construction, agricultural, retail, manufacturing, financial and legal industries to highlight common security failures, and opportunities for improvement. At the conclusion of the presentation, we will discuss best practices to consider to assist in reducing the risk of data breach incidences as well as the potential exposure in the event an incident occurs.

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An Overview of NY SHIELD and What You Need to Do to Comply (03/19/2020)

Program Number: 3063 Presenter: Bradford P. Meisel, Esq., Diane D. Reynolds, Esq.

This program will provide an overview of the recently enacted New York SHIELD Act, which applies to any entity that possesses the personally identifiable information of a New York resident and requires such entities to implement reasonable administrative safeguards to protect such information from data breaches and cyberattacks. The program will explain the new statute’s specific requirements including those concerning risk identification, assessment of existing controls, and vendor agreements governing personally identifiable information. The program will also address how attorneys can best advise clients seeking to establish compliant information security safeguards and assist clients in proactively preventing cybersecurity incidents that could create exposure under the New York SHIELD Act and other state, federal, and international laws.

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Ethics Rules and Internet Law (03/26/2020)

Program Number: 3053 Presenter: Jonathan Bick, Esq.

The objective of this program is to consider that application of ethics rules to Internet law transactions. Three areas will be considered in some details, including Competitive keyword advertising (both passive and active), Internet professional responsibility and client privacy and using rules governing attorney ethics to protect Internet intellectual property.

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Bracing for the “Terrible 2’s”? GDPR, Almost Two Years In (04/21/2020)

Program Number: 3051 Presenter: Peter Hense, Esq., Odia Kagan, Esq.

Almost two years into the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), what have we learned? In this presentation Odia Kagan, Partner and Chair of GDPR Compliance and International Privacy at Fox Rothschild, LLP, will discuss the final version of the EDPB extraterritorial guidelines, recent enforcement, statements by the regulators, criticism about lack of enforcement and what can companies subject to GDPR expect for the upcoming year.

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An Ethical Roadmap for Developing and Refining High-end Technology Competence (02/03/2020)

Program Number: 3046 Presenter: Kenneth Jones, Marina McGuire, Esq.

The American Bar Association first amended the comments to Model Rule 1.1 relating to technological change in 2012. This amendment imposed an ethical duty on lawyers to stay abreast of changes in technology. During the past eight years, almost forty state bar associations have updated the comments to their ethical rules to require lawyers to keep informed about technology changes. *Additionally, cloud computing is now increasingly prevalent in legal operations. To comply with Model Rule 1.6, which calls for lawyers to act competently to safeguard information relating to the representation of a client against unauthorized access, lawyers may wish to develop a basic understanding of how technology and cloud computing works and the associated risks to ensure data is securely stored with safeguards in place to protect that information. *To assist in compliance with ABA Model Rule 1.1 and 1.6, strong technology teams must be developed and maintained. This session focuses on some best practices

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Legal Elements of Cybersecurity (02/13/2020)

Program Number: 3040 Presenter: John Lande, Esq.

Rarely a day goes by without news about a cybersecurity incident affecting a national company. Fraudsters are targeting companies of all kinds and sizes with the goal of divesting companies of their money and confidential information. This presentation will discuss current cybersecurity legal issues through the lens of real case studies, and specifically cover: (1) current threats, (2) liability issues, (3) insurance coverage, and (4) mitigating legal cybersecurity risk.

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Understanding Your Obligations Under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (01/07/2020)

Program Number: 3039 Presenter: Daniel A. Cotter, Esq.

The Model Rules of Professional Conduct changed in the last few years to take a more proactive approach to privacy obligations for lawyers, especially when it comes to the use of technology and client representation. All states have adopted changes to Rule 1.1 and more than half the jurisdictions have adopted Comment 8 to Rule 1.1, which addresses an ethical duty of technology competence. Rule 1.6(e) also changed and comments in many jurisdictions were added to address confidentiality concerns. Recently, the American Bar Association issued Opinion 477, dealing with Rules 1.1 and 1.6(e) and confidentiality of email communications with clients. In addition to the ABA and other rule changes for lawyers, organizations such as the Association of Corporate Counsel have issued guidelines for clients to consider when dealing with law firms. Please join Daniel Cotter as he provides an overview of the relevant rules of professional conduct and the changes that have recently been implemented

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March 2020: How to Be Ready for New York’s New Data Protection Law (the SHIELD Act) (01/16/2020)

Program Number: 3032 Presenter: Nawa Lodin, Esq., Caroline A. Morgan, Esq.

On October 23, 2019, the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (the SHIELD Act) went into effect. The New York law imposes data breach notification requirements on any business that owns or licenses certain private information of New York residents, regardless of whether it conducts business in New York. In March 2020, the second part of the Act goes into effect, requiring businesses to develop, implement and maintain a data security program to protect private information. Through this course, attorneys can gain an understanding of the SHIELD Act with an emphasis on key actions businesses should take to comply, the penalties for not doing so, and cybersecurity best practices to mitigate loss.

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