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CLE for In-House Counsel -- Protecting Corporate Interests From Inside -- June 20, 2017

Event | June 20, 2017


Live in Kutak Rock LLP's Kansas City office
2300 Main Street, Suite 800
Kansas City, MO 64108

On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 members of Kutak Rock will present a CLE seminar titled Protecting Corporate Interests From Inside.

We have requested the approval of 4.5 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credits. Application is pending in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. 

The CLE will be presented live from our Kansas City office and broadcast to our other offices. Parking and lunch provided.

Click here to register.

10:00 a.m. 


10:30 a.m. 

Tax Reform (Mitch Woolery)
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President Trump and the GOP Congress have declared tax reform as a major legislative initiative. We will overview proposals for tax reform including (at the time of this publication) the Trump Plan, the House GOP Plan, and various leading plans in the Senate.

11:00 a.m. 

Data Protection: Beyond the Basics (L. Elise Dieterich)
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Privacy and data security is a business imperative that touches virtually every aspect of an organization's operations. Learn how data protection mandates affect legal, compliance, risk management, HR, sales, marketing, and corporate governance functions, in addition to information technology. Uncover ways to play offense (rather than defense) in the data protection game and how to demonstrate ROI for data protection investments.

11:30 a.m. 

Employee Benefits Update (P. Brian Bartels)
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We will overview several developments in employee benefits law, including proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act, changes to the Internal Revenue Service's determination letter program for qualified plans, excessive fee litigation, changes to Form 5500, handling missing participants, emerging fiduciary duties, and employee benefits in the mergers and acquisition context.

12:00 p.m. 


12:45 p.m. 

eDiscovery, Demystified (Robin Stewart)
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eDiscovery is the process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured and searched with the intent of using it as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case. This session will introduce eDiscovery, the importance of proactive tactical planning, and best practices for storing information electronically.

1:15 p.m. 

Protecting and Monetizing Intellectual Property (Joe Zahner)
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Explore various types of intellectual property and how to protect it. Topics include how to value intellectual property and steps in the procurement process. Learn how to avoid and defend against others' intellectual property to mitigate freedom to operate.

1:45 p.m. 

Employee Retaliation (Marcia Washkuhn)
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Retaliation claims are the most common type of charge filed with the EEOC. In this presentation we will discuss strategies for avoiding and defending against workplace retaliation claims, and provide guidance for developing effective policies and procedures to minimize risk.

2:15 p.m. 

Preparing for a Visit From ICE (Clete Samson)
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expected to increase enforcement measures against employers suspected of employing unauthorized workers by conducting operations or "raids" on employers' business premises. ICE's enforcement actions may come in the form of I-9 audits or large-scale immigration arrests which could dramatically affect an employer's workforce. Learn how to prepare for a visit from ICE, including: proper I-9 preparation and retention, responding to an ICE I-9 audit, and preparing for an ICE raid.

2:45 p.m. 


3:00 p.m. 

Ethics Trivia: Real-Life Issues Facing Corporate Counsel (Jacy Moneymaker and Anna Berman)
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Last year we proved that ethics can be fun! Back for an encore presentation, we will continue to explore real-life cases with the same shock-and-awe, in a fast-paced game show format.

4:00 p.m. 

Networking Happy Hour 

For more information, see the invitation and agenda linked below. Click here to register.