Conference

2020 Fall eConference

October 26, 2020 12:00am
Host Firm: World Law Group
In collaboration with our member firms, World Law Group hosted a series of educational and networking sessions on October 26 - November 13 as part of our Fall eConference. We are pleased to have brought content that is unique and designed to meet our members' interests. This time, Key Contact Partners benefited from exclusive sessions to help meet the business needs they typically experience during a traditional semi-annual conference. View select session recordings and presentations below.

Sessions

Video/Teleconference
October 26, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am

The World Law Group Staff Team and President present on the happenings of the network in 2020.

Webinar
October 27, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am

WLG's HR Law, IP/IT, and Litigation, and Dispute Resolution groups discussed what companies can do to protect their Trade Secrets when it comes to lawsuits or alternative dispute settlement procedures (including those induced by whistle blowers).

Webinar
October 28, 2020 2:00am - 3:00am

Janet Levy-Pahima, of Herzog, Fox & Neeman, and Sarah Barker of MinterEllison have led the development of ESG practices in their respective firms. They explain why ESG is relevant in today's business environment, what you and your clients need to know, and share the expertise needed to build an ESG practice.

Video/Teleconference
Key Contact Partners Lounge
October 28, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am

This is an open platform for you and your fellow KCPs to connect, have a laugh, and commiserate as you may at an in-person conference but for now, online. This is a drop-in drop-out format as your schedule permits. No requirement to show up on time or stay for the full hour.

Webinar
October 29, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am

Panelists discussed employment and privacy issues related to the pandemic for both remote work and return to the workplace. We'll also look at obligations of employers when it comes to collecting information related to health and travel, including contact tracing, and balancing between employer rights, employee rights and public safety when managing the information collected.

Video/Teleconference
October 30, 2020 8:00am - 9:00am

What happens when you put young lawyers, "seasoned" lawyers and legal professional resources in a Zoom Room? Varied perspectives on how to navigate working from home.

As law firms settle into and plan for future alternative working arrangements, keeping connected can be much more than just a technical challenge. Our panel will discuss the challenges, balance and efficiencies of new work arrangements in hopes of sharing guidance and understanding as we all try to figure out what the future of working together looks like. Young lawyers or those managing associates may benefit from this session.

Video/Teleconference
Virtual Speed Networking
November 2, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm

Virtual speed networking has proven to be an effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. Spend an hour connecting with multiple WLG colleagues in three 15-minute one-on-one meetings. If you haven't participated before, you’re sure to get the hang of it quickly.

Webinar
November 3, 2020 8:00am - 9:00am

WLG's Energy, Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships, and International Tax & Private Wealth Groups discuss challenges with projects amid the pandemic.

Video/Teleconference
Virtual Speed Networking
November 3, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am

Virtual speed networking has proven to be an effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. Spend an hour connecting with multiple WLG colleagues in three 15-minute one-on-one meetings. If you haven't participated before, you’re sure to get the hang of it quickly.

Meeting
Board of Directors Meeting
November 4, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am

For WLG Board of Directors members only.

Webinar
November 4, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm

A look at the geopolitical landscape from Brazil to Canada and how it impacts business and investments in the Americas jurisdictions. Join panelists María Elisa Gualandi Verri, TozziniFreire; Jeff Jefferson, Locke Lord; and Brad Ross, Goodmans as they discuss.

Video/Teleconference
Key Contact Partners Lounge
November 4, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm

This is an open platform for you and your fellow KCPs to connect, have a laugh, and commiserate as you may at an in-person conference but for now, online. This is a drop-in drop-out format as your schedule permits. No requirement to show up on time or stay for the full hour.

Video/Teleconference
Virtual Speed Networking
November 5, 2020 7:30am - 8:30am

Virtual speed networking has proven to be an effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. Spend an hour connecting with multiple WLG colleagues in three 15-minute one-on-one meetings. If you haven't participated before, you’re sure to get the hang of it quickly.

Video/Teleconference
November 5, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am

A panel of Business Development professionals from our member firms will discuss how firms and their lawyers can pursue BD opportunities and develop strategies virtually. What's working for their firms and what have they had to change?

Video/Teleconference
Virtual Speed Networking
November 5, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Virtual speed networking has proven to be an effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. Spend an hour connecting with multiple WLG colleagues in three 15-minute one-on-one meetings. If you haven't participated before, you’re sure to get the hang of it quickly.

Video/Teleconference
Law Firm Management Today: Dealing with Today's Challenges and Positioning the Firm for the Future
November 9, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am

Member Firm Leaders Forum Chair Philippe Johnson will moderate an interactive discussion on the main challenges being faced by law firms today. Be prepared to discuss the most successful decisions your firm has made in 2020 along with those that missed the mark. The session will also cover what firms are doing today to ensure their lawyers and firms are prepared for the future.

Webinar
November 10, 2020 7:00am - 8:00am

If you've been wondering what happened to Brexit as COVID-19 dominated the airwaves, you're forgiven. Join our speakers as they navigate what the new relationship between the UK and EU means for businesses.

Webinar
November 10, 2020 8:30am - 9:30am

WLG's International Corporate Transactions and Restructuring & Insolvency Resolutions groups review and consider some of the strategic opportunities and pitfalls associated with acquiring a financially distressed target.

Video/Teleconference
Key Contact Partners Lounge
November 11, 2020 8:00am - 9:00am

This is an open platform for you and your fellow KCPs to connect, have a laugh, and commiserate as you may at an in-person conference but for now, online. This is a drop-in drop-out format as your schedule permits. No requirement to show up on time or stay for the full hour.

Webinar
November 11, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am

Public session. How has COVID-19 impacted Venture Capital investment? Join WLG's VC Group to discuss how the landscape has changed due to the pandemic.

Webinar
November 12, 2020 8:00am - 9:00am

The Coronavirus pandemic and the presidency of Donald Trump disrupted political systems and the US global relationship in unprecedented ways. What can scholarship in presidential history tell us about leading in a crisis and what can it tell us about this next term?