CLE Eligible Session

Tuesday
February 15
1:00 pm2:15 pm
Labor and employment attorneys will explore how the retail workforce has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and provide guidance on some of the ways that in-house lawyers can advise their Human Resource officers on handling staffing issues, addressing COVID-19 related pressures on front-line store associates, implementing vaccine requirements, managing vaccine exemption requests along with front-line supervisors, and other challenges.
Tuesday
February 15
2:30 pm3:45 pm
The ever-shifting sands of privacy” panel will highlight recent and forecasted changes in privacy compliance obligations for retailers. We will discuss different practices between the retail sector and other industries, and ask the question, “Is perfection attainable?” Our speakers will also provide their insight on a number of frequently asked questions including how often a privacy program needs to be reviewed, if cyber insurance helps and how to track developments in privacy laws.
Wednesday
February 16
1:00 pm2:15 pm
This presentation will address various topics in cybersecurity including an overview of cybersecurity insurance issues, OFAC compliance, anticipated threat actors in 2022, ransomware overview and other current issues in cyber.
Wednesday
February 16
2:30 pm3:45 pm
Join Bill Evanina, former Director of the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center and head of Counterintelligence for the U.S. Government, along with privacy and data security attorneys John Landolfi and Chris Ingram, as they discuss the global threats companies face in the digital world and steps they can take to mitigate their cyber risks. This session will highlight malicious trends exploited by foreign state actors and criminal enterprises, the implications these activities have on U.S. companies and the potential legal issues that can arise. 
Thursday
February 17
11:30 am12:45 pm
The most common way for AI systems to run amok today is algorithmic discrimination. These incidents harm consumers and can have severe reputational and regulatory costs for system operators. Join Andrew Burt and Patrick Hall, co-founders of bnh.ai — a boutique law firm focused on AI — to discuss legal liabilities and technical risks across the lifecycle of an AI system.
Thursday
February 17
2:30 pm3:45 pm

Navigating digital accessibility from regulatory, DEI, ESG and competitive perspectives.

Digital accessibility is receiving increased focus from both brands and regulators. The changing regulatory and litigation landscape, as well as evolving corporate expectations for DE&I and ESG, is meeting with increasing competitive pressure for all brands to achieve accessibility. Get experienced perspectives from Match Group, the chair of the accessibility and disability law practice at Barnes & Thornburg and the CMO of eSSENTIAL Accessibility.