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Want tips from fellow practitioners on data management and electronic communication practices?

Register for the Dec. 9 Eighth Annual In-House Counsel Conference: Doing Business in the Electronic Age

Eighth Annual In-House Counsel Conference Live program

Thursday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

**Sponsored by the Business Law Section**

The theme of the MBA's Eighth Annual In-House Counsel Conference is "Doing Business in the Electronic Age." This program has been designed to present in-house counsel with information from other in-house practitioners, outside counsel, public agency counsel and others on a range of topics relating to electronic communications and recordkeeping. 

Those who attend this year's conference with have an opportunity to hear from such authorities as:

  • The Hon. Timothy S. Hillman, magistrate judge of the U.S. District Court;
  • Krish Gupta, deputy general counsel of EMC Corporation;
  • F. Kinsey Haffner, vice president of Intellectual Property and Licensing of Raytheon Company;
  • Stephen Cesso, general counsel of Computershare, Inc.;
  • Elizabeth McCarron, vice president and assistant general counsel of EMC Corporation;
  • Scott Schafer, chief of the consumer protection division of the Office of Attorney General;
  • Stephanie Zierten, deputy general counsel of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Information Technology Division;
  • Dr. Graham Gal, University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Business; and
  • Donna Durkin, chief information security & privacy officer of Computershare, Inc.

Attendees at this year's conference will hear presentations concerning:

  • Counseling a company and identifying risk in an era of rapidly evolving information sharing, communication and electronic storage;
  • Data management issues, including privacy breaches, record retention and special issues involving European Union data;
  • How to manage the protection of a company's trade secrets in light of the use of social media and other tools for collaboration and development;
  • Special litigation issues presented by electronic recordkeeping, and the challenges that courts confront in keeping pace with developing information technologies; and
  • On-line social media and cloud computing, and the importance of social media policies.

Others participants at this year's conference are Douglas E. Cornelius, Esq. of Beacon Capital Partners; James C. Donnelly, Jr., Esq. of Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie and Lougee LLP; Robert J. Kerwin, Esq. of Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers PC; Peter D. McDermott, Esq., patent attorney, of Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.; and David A. Parke, Esq., of Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas, LLP.

Co-sponsor: New England Corporate Counsel Association (NECCA)

** The In-House Counsel Conference will be featured on Twitter using a hashtag. Add #MBAInHouse to your saved Twitter searches to receive all In-House Conference Tweets on Dec. 9. If you are attending the conference, please feel free to Tweet about conference highlights using #MBAInHouse. **

Click here to register.

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Unable to come to Boston? This program is available as a real-time Webcast. When registering, participants can choose to attend "virtually" from your home or office computer. If you choose to attend the program via real-time Webcast, space is limited. Registrants will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.


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