The Role of Corporate Counsels in the New Reality
Date: March 1, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:40 p.m. est.
Location: Worrell Professional Center – Room 1312
This symposium will bring together a range of practitioners exploring various aspects of the corporate counsel role. Dynamic changes in the business and legal worlds create issues that must be addressed by the corporate counsel position and an exploration of these issues shines a light on the function of the corporate counsel position
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
CLE Credit may be available for practicing attorneys pending approval.
No registration is required for symposium attendance. Registration for CLE credits will take place on the day of the symposium.
For more information, please contact Matt Wigton, Symposium Editor.
Burt Arrington, BB&T Legal Department
Chris Bosken (’06), Orgspan Legal Department
Clara Cottrell (’07), Smith Moore Leatherwood
Alton M. Absher, III (’07), Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP
Justin Nifong (’07), Olive Law Group
Elizabeth Southern, Hanesbrands, Inc. Legal Department
Keynote: Thomas Sager (’76), General Counsel, DuPont Legal
|9:00- 9:55||Registration and Check-in
|10:00- 10:05||Welcome by Law School Dean Blake Morant
|10:05- 10:10||Introduction of Ms. Elizabeth Southern
|10:10- 10:55||Insider Trading: Recent Enforcement News and How to Set Up an Effective Compliance Program, Elizabeth Southern
|10:55- 11:10||Questions for Ms. Southern
|11:10- 11:15||Introduction of Moderator Justin Nifong; Introduction of Panelists: Mr. Chris Bosken; Mr. Alton M. Absher, III; Ms. Clara Cottrell
|11:15- 12:00||Panel 1 – Impact of the America Invents Act on United States Businesses, and best practices for its navigation
|12:00- 12:15||Questions for Panelists and Moderator
|12:15- 12:25||Distribution of Lunch
|12:25-12:30||Introduction of Mr. Burt Arrington
|12:30- 1:15||BB&T’s Shareholder Engagement Initiative, Burt Arrington
|1:15- 1:30||Questions for Mr. Arrington
|1:30- 1:35||Introduction of Mr. Thomas Sager
|1:35- 2:20||Corporate Counsels in the New Reality, Thomas Sager
|2:20- 2:35||Questions for Mr. Sager