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PLI’s Fiduciary Investment Advice 2018

May 10, 2018

Of Counsel Buddy Donohue (New York-Investment Funds) has been invited to speak at the PLI program on “Fiduciary Investment Advice 2018” on May 10, 2018 in New York.

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Financial Markets Association’s 2018 Securities Compliance Seminar

Apr 19, 2018

Of Counsel Buddy Donohue (New York-Investment Funds) has been invited to speak on a panel titled “OCIE / SEC Enforcement Hot Topics for Advisers” at the Financial Markets Association’s 2018 Securities Compliance Seminar on April 19, 2018 in Charlotte, NC.

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RSA Conference Panel: How to Engineer Privacy Rights in the World of Artificial Intelligence

Apr 18, 2018

Counsel Jeewon Serrato (San Francisco-Privacy & Data Protection), head of the firm's Privacy & Data Protection practice, moderated a panel on “How to Engineer Privacy Rights in the World of Artificial Intelligence” at the RSA Conference 2018 on April 18, 2018 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. This panel discussed what kinds of data subject rights European residents will have to object to and inquire about personal data that is being collected and processed by AI, and what it means to be a privacy engineer in meeting these compliance challenges.

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Panel: Regulation ‐ Interpretation Implementation

Mar 14, 2018

Partner Jay Baris (New York-Investment Funds) will be speaking on a panel titled “Regulation – Interpretation and Implementation” at a conference hosted by PricingDirect Inc. on March 14, 2018 in the U.K. Fellow panelists include Gerhard Jovy, partner at Acarda, and Alain Mandy, Executive Vice President at PIMCO Fund Administration. The panel will be moderated by David Gavilan, Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Goldman Sachs & Co.

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7th Annual GCR Live Asia-Pacific Law Leaders Forum

Mar 09 - 10, 2018

Partner Matthew Readings (London-Antitrust) will participate in a panel on “Assessing Mergers in the e-Commerce Sector: Challenges and Countermeasures”  at the 7th Annual GCR Live Asia-Pacific Law Leaders Forum in Singapore on March 9-10, 2018.  The session will look at past and ongoing merger assessments in the e-commerce sector undertaken by regulators in the region.

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Competition Law in the Aviation Sector

Mar 06, 2018

Partner Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak on “Article 101 Developments Including Information Exchange” at the Competition Law in the Aviation Sector conference, organized by Knect365.  Geert will touch upon a number of issues including the Commission’s investigation into aircraft after sales and the FCA’s investigation into aviation brokering.

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Shearman & Sterling Conference: The State of International Arbitration in US Courts in 2017

Mar 01, 2018

Shearman & Sterling, in cooperation with the USCIB / ICC USA and George Washington University Law School, is hosting its inaugural annual conference on “The State of International Arbitration in U.S. Courts.”  The conference will provide a retrospective analysis of significant decisions by U.S. federal courts in the past calendar year relating to international arbitration and the Federal Arbitration Act.  The conference will take place on March 1, 2018 at The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.  Speakers will be Shearman & Sterling International Arbitration lawyers Jonathan Greenblatt, Christopher Ryan, Henry Weisburg, David Earnest and Sasha Filippova; Professor Steve Charnovitz (The George Washington University Law School); Professor Julian Mortenson (University of Michigan Law School); and Professor Catherine A. Rogers (Penn State Law).

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Fund Directors Mutual Funds Summit 2018

Feb 27, 2018

Of Counsel Buddy Donohue (New York-Investment Funds) has been invited to give the keynote address at the Fund Directors New York Summit to be held in New York on February 27, 2018, sponsored by Fund Intelligence. This summit is an exclusive, invitation-only event offering independent trustees a discreet forum to explore the latest issues in mutual fund governance. Buddy will be discussing fund oversight and governance issues, as well as his unique experience approaching such issues from a regulator’s, independent director’s and independent counsel’s perspective.

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CDR Winter Competition Litigation Symposium 2018

Feb 24, 2018

Partners Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) and Todd Stenerson (Washington, DC-Litigation) will participate in panels at the CDR Winter Competition Litigation Symposium 2018 in London on February 24, 2018. Geert will participate in the panel on “Abuse of Dominance Cases: A New Horizon – Part 1.” The panel will consider the impact of litigation arising from abuse of dominance claims, following a period where the impact of cases relating to both Big Technology and Big Pharma continue to shape this area of law. Todd will participate in the panel “Expert Evidence in Multinational Class Action Proceedings.” The panel includes expert witnesses, litigation funders and private practice and in-house lawyers.

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PANEL - Robotics and AI: How Will Boards Embrace Tomorrow’s Technologies?

Feb 15, 2018

Partner Chris Forrester (Menlo Park-Capital Markets) spoke on a panel titled “Robotics and AI: How Will Boards Embrace Tomorrow’s Technologies?” at a program hosted by Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance and the Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange on February 15, 2018 at Stanford Law School. Fellow panelists included George Kadifa, Managing Director at Sumeru Equity Partners; Michelle K. Lee, visiting Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and Former Director at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and former Undersecretary of Commerce for IP; Roy Nicholson, Principal of Advisory Services at Grant Thornton; and Jorge L. Titinger, founder of Titinger Consulting and Director of Hercules Capital and XCerra.