2014 Corporate Counsel/Trade Regulation Seminar
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2014 Corporate Counsel/Trade Regulation Seminar

Presented by The Iowa State Bar Association's Corporate Counsel and Trade Regulation Sections

When: 9/26/2014
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: ISBA Headquarters
625 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin

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The Corporate Counsel and Trade Regulation Sections are proud to present their annual joint CLE seminar on Friday, September 26. As regular attendees know, the annual Seminar provides a broad overview of legal issues including antitrust law, franchising law, employment law, software licensing, health care law, ethics and updates for the previous terms of both the Iowa Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Please click here for a printable registration form
(most recent schedule and CLE information can be found below).

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome - Speakers: Ann Michelson, Corporate Counsel Section Chair and Justice Edward Mansfield, Trade Regulation Section Chair
8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
U.S. Supreme Court 2013-2014 Term - Speaker: Nicholas J. Nelson, Faegre Baker Daniels
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Iowa Supreme Court 2013-2014 Term - Speaker: Ryan Koopmans, Nyemaster Goode
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Employment Law Update - Speakers: Nathan Overberg and Amanda Jansen, Ahlers & Cooney

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new enforcement guidance on July 14 relating to accommodating pregnancy in the workplace. This session will discuss this new guidance and review the other legal obligations inherent in employing employees who are pregnant or new parents.

11:45 – 12:00 p.m.
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
Luncheon Speaker – The Affordable Care Act - Speaker: Paul Drey, Brick Gentry
12:45 – 1:30 p.m.
New Developments in Antitrust - Speaker: Justice Edward M. Mansfield, Iowa Supreme Court
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Software Licenses and Pitfalls in Software Contracts - Speaker: John Pietila, Davis Brown Law Firm
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Franchise Law Update - Speaker: Mark T. Hamer, Hamer Law Office
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Ethics Panel
Moderator: Sarah Crane, Davis Brown Law Firm
Panel: Prof. Maura Strassberg, Drake Law School; Ann Cosimano, ARAG; Lance Lange, Faegre Baker Daniels; Dan LaKemper, Keokuk Jct. Rwy. Co.; and Maria Brownell, Brick Gentry

CLE CREDIT (approved)
6.25 state hours which includes 1 ethics and 5.25 federal hours (federal pending)

Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after September 25th will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.

ISBA Corporate Counsel/Trade Regulation Section Members - $150
Please use promo code corporate when registering to receive the $150 fee. This is for ISBA Corporate Counsel and Trade Regulation Section Members only. If wanting to join a section ($15 fee), please contact the ISBA's Membership Department at 515-697-7870 (must already be an ISBA Member).

ISBA Members - $160
Non-ISBA Members - $245