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The New Reality of Workplace Law and Practice in the COVID-19 Era
This series, presented by the Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group, discusses the legal issues and challenges employers face as the COVID-19 pandemic transforms the workplace and life in general. Please visit the event page for more information.
Annual Fall Finance and Restructuring Seminar
This event features a panel of industry leaders, as well as attorneys from Duane Morris’ Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring practice, discussing the latest trends and legal developments affecting commercial finance, bankruptcy and restructuring. Please visit the event page for more information.
Commercial Contracts Checkup Series
A CLE webinar series that that reviews important and/or relevant contract topics. Please visit the event page for more information.
Tensions Between Nonobviousness and Written Description in U.S. Patent Law
This webinar discusses the background on Biogen International GmbH v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., including claims at issue and Biogen’s prosecution strategy, and the best practices and lessons learned from the court decision.Please visit the event page for more information.
Doing Deals in the Land of OZ Webinar Series
Now that Opportunity Zones have been around for two years and numerous deals have been completed as part of the program, this webinar series discusses the impact on investments and real estate, lessons learned, and strategies and solutions going forward. Please visit the event page for more information.
Tech Investment Opportunities in India
In 2020, because of global geopolitical, economic and business considerations, foreign business leaders are more focused than ever on India’s potential as a market and as the next high tech generating powerhouse. Our panel shares insights into the opportunities in India’s technology market, along with key considerations and challenges for U.S. companies seeking to invest or expand operations in India, as well as Indian companies seeking outsourcing opportunities in the United States and beyond. Please visit the event page for more information.
2020 ASU + GSV Summit
Duane Morris attorneys presented at the 2020 ASU + GSV Summit, an annual event connecting leading minds focused on transforming society and business around learning and work. Please visit the event page for more information.
Telephone Consumer Protection Act: What Cannabis Companies Need to Know
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) presents a minefield of legal issues for cannabis companies. 2020 has witnessed a number of high profile TCPA consumer class actions in the cannabis industry. This webinar covers the basics of the TCPA, a primer on lead generation and the telemarketing world, tips for compliance and best practices. Please visit the event page for more information.
Professional Sports & CBD: The Journey Ahead
This panel discussion, featuring NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, explores the legality of CBD use for professional athletes and provides an overview of the consumer and investor markets for CBD in the sports nutrition and recovery industries. Please visit the event page for more information.
Duane Morris Cannabis Webinar, Series 300
A series of webinars throughout 2020 to discuss issues affecting the cannabis industry. Each session features a “Hot Topics” segment to cover recent developments in the industry.
Entering the U.S. Market for European Pharma: Essential IP and Regulatory Considerations
This webinar provides insight on leveraging European data and regulatory approvals to obtain marketing clearance for generic drugs from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; analyzing the IP landscape to identify potential pipeline products; and establishing strategies for identifying products with market potential. Please visit the event page for more information.
Preparing for the USMCA: Key Issues for the Automotive Industry
On April 24, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative notified Congress that the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) will take effect on July 1, 2020. The USMCA has significant differences from its predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), along with new requirements that will have profound implications for many companies, especially those in the automotive industry. In this webinar, members of the Duane Morris Transportation, Automotive and Logistics Industry Team provide an overview of the USMCA, discuss key changes from NAFTA, and offer practical strategies to help companies prepare for doing business under the USMCA. Please visit the event page for more information.
Doing Deals in the COVID-19 Era Webinar Series
With the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, businesses have taken dramatic measures to restrict or eliminate in-person meetings and gatherings. But what happens when transactions still need to close according to schedule? Learn about the necessary documents that need to be signed and notarized in this new era of social distancing and working remotely. Please visit the event page for more information.
COVID-19 Screenings: Employment, Healthcare and Regulatory Perspectives
As states coordinate the reopening of the country, employers are planning how to respond to requirements and restrictions in order to resume business activities. Among many factors, this includes COVID-19 screenings, which present a wide range of implications. This webinar discusses the COVID-19 screening process from different legal perspectives. Please visit the event page for more information.
CRISPR: What Is It and Why Should I Care?
CRISPR is a powerful genome-editing technology that has grabbed the public’s attention. This webinar provides an introduction to the CRISPR technology, discuss some of the social issues surrounding CRISPR and review legal and scientific battles with an overview of the changing intellectual property landscape. Please visit the event page for more information.
Improving the Prognosis: Addressing COVID-19 Induced Stress at Your Institution
Governing boards, leadership and general counsel of institutions of higher education have fiduciary and legal obligations to assess threats and safeguard the long-term health of the educational institutions they serve. The COVID-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-century event, creating unprecedented financial and operational challenges that have shaken even the healthiest institutions to their cores. This webinar assists institutional leadership in assessing the current situation, developing a path forward, identifying and overcoming challenges, and increasing the chances for success.
How COVID-19 Is Affecting Life Sciences and Medical Technologies
Duane Morris partners discuss how the life sciences and medical technologies industry is responding and adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include: FDA’s Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for devices and diagnostics testing policies; Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) immunity from liability; implications on intellectual property, such as patent strategy, in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; and license and collaboration agreements in the wake of COVID-19.
Duane Morris Cannabis Webinar, Series 200
A series of webinars throughout 2019 to discuss issues affecting the cannabis industry. Each session covers a specific subject and features a “Hot Topics” segment to cover recent developments in the industry.
How COVID-19 Is Affecting Life Sciences and Medical Technologies
On October 29, 2019, the USDA established the long-awaited regulatory framework fully implementing the legalization of hemp under federal law in the 2018 Farm Bill. While the new regulations should provide enhanced uniformity in certain areas of hemp production and distribution in the U.S., states may still regulate hemp more stringently than the federal government and differently from one state to another. Duane Morris attorneys and Michael Bronstein, a founder of ATACH, provide an overview of and answer questions about the new regulatory framework
The U.S. Department of Education Title IV Borrower Defense to Repayment (BDR) and Financial Responsibility Rule Changes Webinar Series
This series of webinars reviews changes in the new BDR Rule and how it differs from the current BDR Rule.
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Webinar Series
Led by an interdisciplinary team of Duane Morris attorneys, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Webinar Series offers an in-depth discussion and analysis of the CCPA, along with timely and practical strategies to prepare your business for compliance with this complex rule. Please visit the event page for more information.
Real Estate Roundtable: A Panel Discussion Focusing on Real Estate Trends in Opportunity Zones
Words Matter: Tips for Finding the “Right” Words in Challenging Workplace Conversations
A selection from Duane Morris Institute program featuring Natalie F. Hrubos.
SFO Trends and Techniques Webinar Series
Q&A Webinar on the 2018 Farm Bill
Presenters reviewed the provisions and implications of the 2018 Farm Bill and responded to questions about this legislation. The 2018 Farm Bill, known as the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” proposes the removal of hemp from the Controlled Substances Act and conferral on the Department of Agriculture authority over hemp, including CBD derived from hemp, and will allow states to be authorized as the primary regulator of hemp grown in their states. Interstate commerce of hemp and CBD derived from hemp will not be restricted. As anticipated, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill on December 20, 2018, removing hemp from the Controlled Substances Act.
The Federal Opportunity Zone Program in Real Time: Doing Opportunity Fund Deals Now
Tacked onto the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed last year, the federal Opportunity Zone (OZ) program could well become the most impactful federal incentive for equity capital investment in low-income communities. It is designed to access the United States’ $6 trillion in unrealized corporate and individual capital gains, encouraging investors in Opportunity Funds (OFs) to redeploy capital to finance new and expanded business activities in low-income communities nationally. Yet, regulations implementing this program still seem far off.
The Duane Morris Cannabis Webinar, Series 100
A series of webinars throughout 2018 to discuss issues affecting the cannabis industry. Each session covers a specific subject and features a “Hot Topics” segment to cover recent developments in the industry. Please visit the event page for more information.
The U.S. Department of Education Negotiated Rulemaking Sessions: The Title IV, Higher Education Act (HEA) Borrower Defense to Repayment (BDR) and Gainful Employment (GE) Rules
A series of webinars presented at the conclusion of each rulemaking negotiation session for BDR and GE. With federal lawsuits pending that challenge the authority of Secretary Betsy DeVos to renegotiate these rules, the webinars closely track these significant policy discussions and their ramifications for all higher education stakeholders. Please visit the event page for more information.
Borrower Defense to Repayment Post-Negotiated Rulemaking Session Webinar Recap
Gainful Employment Post-Negotiated Rulemaking Session
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Webinar Series
A series of webinars on strategic planning and compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, a far-reaching EU law that affects any company doing business in the European Union. Please visit the event page for more information.