Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010
Register for the MBA Annual Conference 2010
New programming includes a plenary session on how to "Protect Your Firm and Client Information: Compliance with the New Massachusetts Data Privacy Laws."
"Achieving a Competitive Advantage in Changing Times" is the
theme of the Massachusetts Bar Association's spring Annual
Conference. MBA AC10 will take place on Thursday, March 11 and
Friday, March 12 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston.
is pleased to announce new CLE programming which includes a plenary
session on how to Protect Your Firm and Client Information:
Compliance with the New Massachusetts Data Privacy Laws on
Thursday, March 11 beginning at 9 a.m.
Massachusetts has set its course for the strictest data privacy
regulation in the country. Starting on March 1, 2010, protection of
your clients' data will become your affirmative duty. Don't
risk a breach later. Prepare to prevent breach now by learning the
nutshell view of the Massachusetts Data Privacy Regime; how the law
will be enforced, tools for technical compliance with prevailing
laws and regulations, and a panel discussion of key questions.
Join us for this informative session as our panel of experts
cover the data privacy statute, the data privacy code
provisions, released guidance from the Office of Consumer
Affairs and Business Regulation and the tools necessary to comply
with the new rules.
Specific programming includes:
9:15 a.m. What is the Data Privacy Act?
David M. Felper, Esq., Bowditch & Dewey
9:50 a.m. It's Lost, Now What?
Scott D. Schafer, Esq., Office of the
Attorney General, Boston
10:25 a.m. Key Tools to Prevent a Breach
Blake Martin, CIO IT director, Sten-Tel,
11:15 a.m. Panel Discussion
Daniel Crane, Esq., Daniel C. Crane,
Attorney at Law, Cambridge; Kurt
Baumgarten, vice president of Information Security,
Peritus Security, East Longmeadow
Click here for a
full conference schedule, including conference faculty and to learn
how to earn credit on Massachusetts professional liability
The conference includes the MBA Gala Dinner on Thursday, March
11 featuring a keynote address from Morris Dees, founder and lead
trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center and the
presentation of the MBA's Legislator of the Year Award to
Massachusetts State Sen. Cynthia
In addition to the plenary session on the Massachusetts Data
Privacy Laws, Annual Conference 2010's CLE programming will include
two continuous tracks on law practice management and recent
developments, as well as two additional plenary sessions. The
Access to Justice Awards Luncheon will be held on Friday, March
to register for the MBA's 2010
conference online. For a printable PDF outlining sponsorship
opportunities and table reservation information, click here
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The MBA has a limited room block available at the Westin. Click here
to reserve a room. Room rates are
$249 per night through Feb. 10, 2010.