2020 SMU Corporate Counsel Symposium

Online Webinar

Baker Botts is sponsoring SMU’s 28th Corporate Counsel Symposium on October 15-16 in Dallas.

One of the Rowling Center’s signature events, the Corporate Counsel Symposium is now in its 28th year. This symposium includes presentations by nationally and internationally recognized legal experts on cutting-edge issues affecting in-house counsel. This year’s symposium will offer the same high quality of content, but in a virtual format on October 15 and October 16, 2020.

Topics will include:

  • Data Privacy Update
  • Diversity & Inclusion in Corporate Law Departments
  • Effect of the 2020 Election on Companies and Corporate Law Departments
  • Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG)
  • Identifying and Managing Enterprise Risks
  • Effects of COVID-19 on Corporate Law Departments
  • Legal Issues With a Remote Workforce

Jessica Pulliam and John Lawrence are speaking on October 16th at 9 AM on the topic titled "ESG in 2020: How Regulators, Legislatures, and Shareholders are Pressing Companies on Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues in Reaction to the Current Crisis.

We plan to offer CLE for the following jurisdictions: Arkansas, California, Illinois, Oklahoma, New York, and Texas.

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