E. Norman Veasey, former Delaware chief justice, sr partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP; Jay B. Stephens, sr vp, Raytheon Company;Charles E. Duross, deputy chief, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit, U.S. Department of Justice;Victoria A. Lipnic, commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Part One will include: How does the CLO balance the needs and responsibilities that come with being the chief legal advisor to the corporation with being a corporate officer engaged in strategic planning and executing the business plan?; What are the advantages and pitfalls for the CLO who wears many hats?; Does being in the crosshairs of law enforcement or being a private litigant create personal peril for the CLO?; and more.
Part two includes Review how reinvigorated federal agencies and the courts are enforcing old laws in new ways that might make your time-honored work rules illegal. Talks include the following: Why failure to understand how your policies may be interpreted in today’s climate may lead to litigation; The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s view of criminal background investigations and credit reports; Updates on the National Labor Relations Board taking on an activist role with respect to social-media policies, the ability to require that employees keep internal investigations confidential, and whether an employer may include “at-will” language in its handbook; Developments in the courts interpreting free-speech rights with respect to social media activity; and Wage and hour litigation trends, including a Circuit court approval of private settlements of claims.