This session will walk through an hypothetical merchant’s website. As the consumer progresses from landing page to making the purchasing decision to putting the product in the basket, to purchasing the product, the discussion will include legal issues important to retail businesses such as ADA access, influencer agreements/testimonials/social media endorsements, product pricing (including algorithmic pricing issues), and how dark patterns impact both retailers and their customers.
This session will highlight four key topics: How companies are handling COVID-19 and vaccines, trends in class and collective action litigation trends, litigation risks in diversity-equity-inclusion, and the labor and employment agenda for the Biden administration.
In this 60-minute session, litigators Emily Milman and Mark Johnson will describe key cases and take-aways from the wave of retail-related litigation that followed the events of 2020, and transactional attorneys Asifa Sheikh and Kevin Woolf will discuss how those litigation learnings are being translated into real estate deals and documents, as well as the impact COVID continues to have on the future of urban retail.
This course will review how companies, through the GC office, can go from Check the Box Compliance (meeting critical baseline legal requirements) to Connect the Dots Compliance (linking compliance activities to values and the highest ethical standards). Specifically, the course will cover an overview of knowledge sharing risks, the ethics of lawyer licensing in a remote workforce, and powerfully linking all compliance initiatives.
From ever-evolving trade relations between the United States and China, to supply chain reviews and Withhold Release Orders under the new Biden administration, to regulatory oversight of port congestion and other ongoing fallout from the pandemic, this session will discuss key legal and regulatory developments that you need to know to manage your global supply chains most effectively.