In-house Counsel Conference

September 22, 2011
Association of Corporate Counsel America South Florida Chapter
Fort Lauderdale Marriott North

6650 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

In light of sweeping reform emanating from Washington and the vulnerability of valuable company and customer information, employers need to understand the inevitable impact that health care and financial reform as well as a potential data security and privacy breach will have on their business. The presentation will address what in-house counsel need to know about health care reform, the Dodd-Frank Act and data security and privacy breaches to help them better plan for the future.

Health Care Reform
Employers must understand the new mandates, the coverage changes in effect now and in the future and the financial, legal and tax impact that this legislation will have on employers and plans. This session will cover:

  • A timeline of provisions and employer responsibilities
  • Practical steps to comply with the law
  • Anticipated changes to benefit plan design and the role of wellness programs
  • How to plan and pay for impending tax changes
  • The overall effect of reform on the business community


Jerold Glassman
Harvey Katz

Dodd-Frank Act Impact on Securities Litigation and Enforcement
The sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act includes a number of provisions that impact securities litigation and enforcement. This session will address:

  • Changes in aiding and abetting violations in SEC actions
  • New whistleblower awards and protections
  • Expanded enforcement in imposing monetary penalties in cease and desist proceedings
  • New SEC authority to ban or limit the use of mandatory arbitration provisions
  • Expanded clawback of executive incentive-based compensation
  • Best compliance practices


David Greene

Data Security and Privacy Breaches
This session will offer insights on how a company can work effectively during a crisis by preparing for, and responding to, any security breach. Good preparation and quick response are often keys to ensuring the company’s reputation and integrity are not irreparably damaged. This session will cover:

  • The definition of a data security breach
  • The need for a response plan and how to react in the event of a breach
  • State requirements and legislative updates
  • Regulatory enforcement and litigation


Amy Rubin


Credits: 7.0 CLEs applied for Florida


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