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7th Corporate Counsel Exchange

7th Corporate Counsel Exchange

Location: , Netherlands
Category: Law
Start Date: 10-14-2012 Last Day: 10-16-2012
In 2012, General Counsel are being pulled in a number of directions. Regulatory enforcement in Europe and internationally is intensifying, whilst pressure from the Board to do more with less is increasing. Heads of legal are looking for new ways to drive efficiencies; most are requiring more value from external counsel but in some cases this is sabotaging well-developed relationships. Global company growth is still impacting on legal strategy and compliance decisions and new regulations, such as the proposed EU data privacy changes, are adding an extra burden to an already stretched legal department. The 7th Corporate Counsel Exchange offers…
Internal Controls and DCAA Audits for Government Contractors

Internal Controls and DCAA Audits for Government Contractors

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 10-18-2012 Last Day: 10-19-2012
A bad audit can significantly damage the bottom line of a contractor. The audit process can be filled with many challenges for government contractors to overcome. The lack of publicized guidance by the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) has created many concerns when attempting to determine what is considered a proper compliance program. The shift from the ten key systems to six in the new DFARS Business Systems Rule makes it imperative for government contractors to learn what has changed and how these changes will affect their internal controls. The marcus evans Internal Controls and DCAA Audits for Government Contractors…
Top Ten Tips to Torture-Free Legal Writing for Paralegals

Top Ten Tips to Torture-Free Legal Writing for Paralegals

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 11-07-2012 Last Day: 11-07-2012
Traditionally, the task of legal writing has been assumed by the attorney. Increasingly now, however, paralegals are being asked by their supervising attorneys to prepare a variety of legal documents. Some documents are created for internal purposes, relied upon by the attorney in preparation for litigation or an appeal. Other documents are reviewed by the attorney, revised, and ultimately filed with the court. In law offices of all sizes, it is not uncommon for experienced paralegals to write case briefs, research memoranda, motions, memoranda of points and authorities, and even appellate briefs. Legal writing can be intimidating for the most…
eDiscovery Asia 2012

eDiscovery Asia 2012

Location: , Singapore
Category: Law
Start Date: 11-21-2012 Last Day: 11-22-2012
As part IQPC’s global eDiscovery event series, Legal IQ will be holding our inaugural eDiscovery Conference in Asia Make eDiscovery Asia 2012 a must attend conference for your organisation and get up to date with the latest regulatory changes concerning eDiscovery, Information Governance and Data Privacy. By attending, your organisation can understand how you can manage regulatory changes that will affect your litigation process, particularly in the review and production of documents. Your organisation can establish how to implement successful information governance policies and frameworks as part of your core business process, to enhance data accessibility and reduce inconsistencies.
Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

Location: , Germany
Category: Law
Start Date: 11-27-2012 Last Day: 11-29-2012
The Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange is widely acknowledged as the must-attend meeting for Judges, Regulators, General Counsel and Global/ Regional Heads of Litigation, Compliance, eDiscovery, Legal IT and Records Management. This year 80 strategic decision-makers are attending to discuss the challenges presented by the exponential increase of electronically stored information, and the practicalities of taking a holistic approach to information governance. Unlike traditional conferences or tradeshows, the primary focus and benefit of the Exchange is for new relationships to be forged and existing partnerships to be enhanced. At the Exchange, strategic corporate decision-makers, leading analysts and a selection…
Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

Location: , Germany
Category: Law
Start Date: 11-27-2012 Last Day: 11-29-2012
The Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange is widely acknowledged as the must-attend meeting for Judges, Regulators, General Counsel and Global/ Regional Heads of Litigation, Compliance, eDiscovery, Legal IT and Records Management. This year 80 strategic decision-makers are attending to discuss the challenges presented by the exponential increase of electronically stored information, and the practicalities of taking a holistic approach to information governance. Unlike traditional conferences or tradeshows, the primary focus and benefit of the Exchange is for new relationships to be forged and existing partnerships to be enhanced. At the Exchange, strategic corporate decision-makers, leading analysts and a selection…
FATCA Compliance Conference

FATCA Compliance Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-04-2012 Last Day: 12-05-2012
The new FATCA compliance act has caused a major concern for financial institutions in the US and in foreign countries. Some of these concerns simply derive from the deadlines and compliance agreements that several entities must enter into in order to avoid being charged a 30% withholding tax on funds. With the compliance deadline looming over the global financial industry, many financial institutions want to ensure they have systems in place to comply with the various provisions of FATCA. The penalties for non compliance are significant and that is why it is imperative that financial institutions adequately prepare, understand and…
Internal Auditor Independence and Objectivity - Challenges and Opportunities

Internal Auditor Independence and Objectivity - Challenges and Opportunities

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-23-2013 Last Day: 01-23-2013
Course Description: Without the freedom of independence and the vigilance of objectivity, the internal auditor may become irrelevant to organizational stakeholders seeking assurance over management operations. This 90-minute webinar on effective internal auditing will discuss the ways to promote internal auditor independence and objectivity so as to assure organizational governance, risk, and control processes. Course Objective: Independence and objectivity are two important terms that paramount to effective internal auditing. An internal auditor is independent when he/she takes impartial decisions in the conduct of their engagement. Objectivity of an internal auditor is the mental attitude, that one should have an impartial…
Operational and Technical Changes for FATCA Compliance Conference

Operational and Technical Changes for FATCA Compliance Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-30-2013 Last Day: 02-01-2013
The Operational and Technical Changes for FATCA Compliance Conference will be a two and half day, industry focused event from January 30-February 1, 2013 in Miami, FL. Attendees will address key FATCA requirements, while discussing the practical implications of IGAs and strategies for achieving operational and infrastructural efficiency. Key Themes of the Operational and Technical Changes for FATCA Compliance Conference Include: 1. Challenges of FATCA regulations and prospects for the final regulation 2. Achieving operational and infrastructural efficiency 3. Coordinating existing AML/KYC procedures with FATCA compliance 4. FATCA from the FFI’s perspective 5. Beyond banking: the challenges of FATCA implementation…
Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability and Insurance Training for Risk Managers

Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability and Insurance Training for Risk Managers

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-30-2013 Last Day: 01-30-2013
Course Description: While D&O insurance provides essential liability protection to directors, officers and companies, the claims process is a minefield for policyholders. This webinar on D&O liability insurance will highlight the fundamentals of Directors and Officers (D&O) liability Insurance. It will provide an overview of current and emerging D&O liability risks, including Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) litigation, new regulatory activism and new disclosure requirements regarding global warming risk. Course Objective: Despite the fact that D & O liability insurance is a widely spread insurance coverage, it remains as the complex and least understood insurance policy. A new risk manager needs…
3rd Annual Advanced ITAR Compliance Conference

3rd Annual Advanced ITAR Compliance Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 02-11-2013 Last Day: 02-14-2013
Stemming from the success of our past ITAR Compliance Conferences, marcus evans will be hosting the 3rd Annual Advanced ITAR Compliance Conference for senior-level executives and In-House Counsel in ITAR Compliance, Export Compliance and Global Trade Compliance. This conference will distinguish itself from previous marcus evans events by focusing on the most current updates to regulations and policies. Tackling the latest obstacles and pressing issues in the industry, our conference will highlight today’s global atmosphere and the impact on export regulations. For the first time ever, marcus evans will be providing an ITAR Primer on February 11, 2013! We will…
2nd Annual Canadian and Global Anti-Corruption Compliance

2nd Annual Canadian and Global Anti-Corruption Compliance

Location: , Canada
Category: Law
Start Date: 02-20-2013 Last Day: 02-22-2013
Given the escalating pressure from the global community for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to strengthen their bribery and anti-corruption enforcement, it is key for any cross-border Canadian company to ensure full compliance with both Canadian and global laws. The marcus evans 2nd Annual Canadian & Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Conference will build upon the inaugural through expanding on issues of Canadian and global anti-corruption enforcement. Attending this conference will enable you to: - Create and manage an anti-corruption compliance program with Scotiabank - Assess anti-corruption enforcement trends in Canada and globally with Weatherford International - Conduct prompt and effective…
3rd Annual Upstream Oil and Gas Contract Management Conference

3rd Annual Upstream Oil and Gas Contract Management Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 03-12-2013 Last Day: 03-14-2013
As organizations go back to the Gulf for exploration, the allocation of liability in E&P projects have become vaster. The laws around the world have been unpredictably changing, leading the oil and gas industry question the quality of their contracts. The changes within the industry have all parties in a contract concerned about liability, risk and overall validity of their contracts. With contracts being the nexus of any successful job, it is important to review and analyze the changes within the industry. The marcus evans 3rd Annual Upstream Oil and Gas Contract Management Conference will go through the entire lifecycle…
The Corporate Director's Fiduciary Role and Management's Relationship

The Corporate Director's Fiduciary Role and Management's Relationship

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 03-18-2013 Last Day: 03-18-2013
This training on corporate risk management oversight will highlight the evolving role of today’s Corporate Board Director and the need for risk management extending past management established Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and GRC processes. Why Should You Attend: Having an active, strong and communicative Board of Directors who place proper focus on risk management and compliance initiatives is now considered the expected norm for all companies, irrespective of their classification as a public, private, not-for-profit or other entity. Understanding of a Director’s fiduciary duty extends far beyond the CEO and CFO. It is imperative that compliance, risk, audit and legal…
The 8th edition of the Corporate Counsel & Corporate Compliance Exchange

The 8th edition of the Corporate Counsel & Corporate Compliance Exchange

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Law
Start Date: 04-22-2013 Last Day: 04-24-2013
The 8th edition of the Corporate Counsel & Corporate Compliance Exchange will once again bring together forward thinking General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers from across industries and geographies. Regulators, legal and advisory firms and technology providers will be in attendance to discuss how legal and compliance leaders can help drive business growth whilst navigating their organisations through the global legal and compliance minefield. The 2013 Expert Speaker Panel Includes: • Andrew Garard, General Counsel, ITV • Monica Risam, General Counsel Europe, Aviva • Patrick Baeten, General Counsel, GDF SUEZ Energy Europe • Andrew Kidd, Director of Legal, Specsavers •…
3rd Annual International Trade Compliance Conference

3rd Annual International Trade Compliance Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 04-24-2013 Last Day: 04-26-2013
Building from the success of our 2012 conference, the marcus evans 3rd Annual International Trade Compliance Conference will bring together senior executives looking to improve processes with evolving global markets, trade agreements, technology requirements and compliance. Additionally, this conference will provide attendees with the latest updates in international trade regulations, as well as insights and tools for strengthening internal operations in order to remain compliant with critical requirements on a day-to-day basis. The 3rd Annual International Trade Compliance Conference features two distinct tracks; allowing attendees to fully customize their agenda. Track one focuses specifically on advanced import & customs topics,…
Canadian International Trade Compliance Conference

Canadian International Trade Compliance Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 04-30-2013 Last Day: 05-01-2013
With the changes to the Export Controls List and the ever-evolving sanctions towards Iran, Syria, and Libya, Canadian companies need to be made aware of the impact of these changes affecting their international trade compliance programs. The close partnership Canada has with the United States makes it imperative that individuals working in the International Trade Compliance community understand the impact U.S. regulations can have on Canadian companies and how best to meld these regulations into their existing programs. Building from the success of our U.S. International Trade Compliance conferences, this marcus evans Canadian International Trade Compliance Conference will bring together…
Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

Information Governance & eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 05-05-2013 Last Day: 05-07-2013
Aligning Business Strategy with Legal and IT Requirements: Preparing For Tomorrow, Today FACT: The volume of ESI doubles every 18-24 months FACT: Litigation and regulatory investigations are on the rise FACT: On average an organization spends more than 70% of their total legal budget on litigation FACT: Cost management has been propelled to the top of every General Counsel’s agenda Having the right tools in place to collect, analyze, review and dispose of electronically stored information is of critical importance for effective eDiscovery, but is no longer enough to keep leading enterprises at the forefront of their industries in a…
Advancing GRC Efforts through the Evolution of ERM

Advancing GRC Efforts through the Evolution of ERM

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 05-07-2013 Last Day: 05-07-2013
This webinar on advancing GRC efforts through the evolution of ERM will cover how to effectively converge ERM and GRC program and evaluate actions required to ensure your company’s strategic efforts to achieve the ultimate goal of strategic corporate value. Why Should You Attend: For almost two decades, there has been considerable discussion and frustration about the pace of change in embracing and adopting the concepts of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). With the advancement of technology has come the concept of GRC solutions. The thrust of GRC is to lift executive management and decision making away from one off solutions…
2nd Annual Data Protection, Security & Privacy Compliance Conference

2nd Annual Data Protection, Security & Privacy Compliance Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 05-14-2013 Last Day: 05-16-2013
In the rapidly changing technology and data market, it is crucial for successful companies to stay up to date with regulation and legislation surrounding privacy and security both within the United States and globally. Attendees will learn how to mitigate the issues that arise when complying with data transfer and security globally. Delegates attending this conference will learn how to navigate privacy laws in the United States, including California’s App Privacy Law, as well as globally with EU privacy laws and emerging regulation across Asia and South America. These aspects will put companies on the right track for success and…

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