Chief Legal Officer

1 Day Meeting

2017 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum

Oct 25, 2017

Overview

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading senior legal executives for our annual Chief Legal Officer Forum in San Francisco. Throughout a full day of thought leadership content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that legal executives are facing in 2017. With a program geared specifically towards leaders in legal, compliance, ethics, and M&A, key themes we will explore include:

  • How economic, geopolitical, and regulatory changes are impacting the global business landscape in 2017, particularly with regards to regulation and compliance
  • Effectively identifying and communicating top areas of risk to the management team
  • Understanding how the GC’s role will continue to evolve with regards to global data privacy management and the modern security environment
  • Driving effectiveness and efficiency as a modern in-house lawyer
  • Predictions on the M&A landscape and how leading GCs are driving strategic alliances and divestitures
  • How to build and maintain an effective ethics program


Our keynote presentationsfireside chatspanel sessions, and networking breaks will provide you with actionable takeaways to bring back to the office, as well as the opportunity to both strengthen and expand your network of peers. We look forward to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 legal leaders hailing from the Bay Area and beyond!

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Speakers

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Karim Adatia

Karim Adatia

Associate General Counsel

Insight Enterprises

Sarah Bradley

Sarah Bradley

General Counsel

Campari America

Scott Chaplin

Scott Chaplin

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Vista Outdoor

Tod Cohen

Tod Cohen

General Counsel

StubHub

Steve Jackman

Steve Jackman

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Flex

Linsey Krolik

Linsey Krolik

Senior Director, Associate General Counsel

PayPal

David Le

David Le

Managing Counsel, Corporate & Commercial

Lyft

Austin O'Flynn

Austin O'Flynn

Senior Counsel, IT and Privacy and Data Security

Dignity Health

Dr. Alexander Rakosi

Dr. Alexander Rakosi

Partner

CMS

Eve Saltman

Eve Saltman

General Counsel

Asana

William Sawyers

William Sawyers

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary

Del Monte Corporation

William Tomaszewski

William Tomaszewski

General Counsel

Wine.com

Jim Vaughn

Jim Vaughn

Managing Director

iDiscovery Solutions

Donna Wanser

Donna Wanser

Vice President, Legal

Panda Restaurant Group

Agenda

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8:30am - 9:30am
Breakfast
9:30am - 9:35am
Argyle Opening Remarks
9:35am - 10:10am
Fireside Chat featuring StubHub and PayPal

Tod Cohen
General Counsel
StubHub

Interviewed by: 

Linsey Krolik
Senior Director, Associate General Counsel
PayPal

10:10am - 10:35am
Networking Break
10:35am - 11:20am
Panel Discussion: "Managing Complex M&A Transactions"

Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

  • Challenges in managing a global in-house legal team
  • The GC’s role in driving strategic alliances and divestitures
  • Key issues regarding due diligence across national borders in the acquisition process
  • Managing multiple and ongoing cross-cultural negotiations
  • Ensuring that the target company is successfully integrated into the acquiring company
  • Merging the in-house legal team

Moderator:

Steve Jackman
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel
Flex

Panelists:

Sarah Bradley
General Counsel
Campari America
 
David Le
Managing Counsel, Corporate & Commercial
Lyft
 
Dr. Alexander Rakosi
Partner
CMS
 
William Sawyers
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary
Del Monte Corporation

11:20am - 11:40am
Networking Break
11:40am - 12:25pm
Panel Discussion: "Employee Mobility - Legal Strategies for Protecting the Corporate Jewels"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Onboarding best practices to integrate the new employees to your organization
  • Best practices with managing employee departures
    • Understanding the importance of IP and the protection of trade secrets
  • Handling BYOD and developing policies for employee usage
    • Mitigating data theft
  • Leveraging technology and forensics to investigate data theft

Moderator:

Karim Adatia
Associate General Counsel
Insight Enterprises

Panelists:

Scott Chaplin
Senior Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary
Vista Outdoor

Austin O'Flynn
Senior Counsel, IT and Privacy and Data Security
Dignity Health

Jim Vaughn
Managing Director
iDiscovery Solutions

This session will be off the record.

12:25pm - 1:25pm
Lunch
1:25pm - 2:05pm
Keynote Session featuring Panda Restaurant: "Who Works Here? - The New Corporate Environment"

Technology has changed the cultural environment of corporations.  Remote associates are the new norm and cell phones, video calls and laptops keep us connected. Complex regulations are impacting processes and policies. Globalism and nationalism are influencing the meaning of ethics. Management is out, leadership is in.  Change Management is the norm. Welcome to a whole new era of corporatism and corporate responsibility to your employees.

Donna Wanser
Vice President, Legal
Panda Restaurant Group

2:05pm - 2:25pm
Networking Break
2:25pm - 3:05pm
Keynote Session featuring Wine.com: "Legal Compliance within the Alcohol Industry; How to navigate the three tier system."

Alcohol may be the most heavily regulated product in the United States. Many of the rules and regulations date back to the failed experiment of Prohibition. How do you navigate laws that were written in the 1930’s in 2017?

William Tomaszewski
General Counsel
Wine.com

3:10pm - 3:50pm
Fireside Chat Session featuring Asana and Insight Enterprises

Eve Saltman
General Counsel
Asana

Interviewed by:

Karim Adatia
Associate General Counsel
Insight Enterprises

3:50pm - 3:55pm
Argyle Closing Remarks
3:55pm - 4:55pm
Closing Reception

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