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18th Annual Business Litigation Conference 2019

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  • Publication Date: 2/8/2019
  • Length: 1:07:58
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    This year’s annual Conference is a can’t-miss event! Get the latest update on new business litigation developments and important case law delivered in a dynamic, streamlined format by a stellar faculty of U.S. District Judges, U.S. Magistrate Judges, Massachusetts Superior Court Judges, and preeminent practitioners. Hear their insightful, practical tips from the trenches—and from the Bench. The Judges discuss recent trends and field your questions in the ever-popular Business Litigation Session Judicial Panel and Federal Judicial Panel. And hear important updates on the new landscape of noncompete and trade secrets law, as well as valuable insights on the Anti-SLAPP statute after Blanchard and expert analysis of the evolving world of fiduciary duty. Get highly practical, sage perspective that only experience—and the Conference—can provide.

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    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

      Year-in-Review: Top 10 Cases

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      Michael F. Connolly, Esq., Rubin and Rudman LLP , Boston, Co-Chair
      Sara J. Shanahan, Esq., Sherin and Lodgen LLP , Boston, Co-Chair
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

      Business Litigation Session Judicial Panel

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      Hon. Brian A. Davis, Superior Court, Business Litigation Session, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      Hon. Mitchell H. Kaplan, Superior Court, Business Litigation Session, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      Hon. Janet L. Sanders, Superior Court, Business Litigation Session, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

      Networking & Refreshment Break

    • 2:15 pm - 2:40 pm

      The Anti-SLAPP Statute after Blanchard

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      Duracraft burden shifting framework; Blanchard’s “augmented Duracraft framework;” Arguing special motions to dismiss under Blanchard; Application of Blanchard by lower courts
      Emily C. Shanahan, Esq., Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, PC , Boston
      Benjamin M. Stern, Esq., Holland & Knight LLP , Boston
    • 2:40 pm - 3:15 pm

      New Noncompete and Trade Secrets Law

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      New requirements for eligibility and enforceability of employee noncompete agreements; New trade secrets law, based on the Uniform Trade Secrets Act; The changing playing field for enforceability, pleading standards, discovery, and available remedies
      Russell Beck, Esq., Beck Reed Riden LLP , Boston
      Stephen Y. Chow, Esq., Hsuanyeh Law Group, PC , Boston
    • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

      Fiduciary Duty Update

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      Recent case law regarding fiduciary duties owed in closely-held companies; The importance of operating agreements; Damages and equitable remedies
      Christine M. Genaitis, Esq., Dentons US LLP , Boston
      Jack W. Pirozzolo, Esq., Sidley Austin LLP , Boston
      Harvey J. Wolkoff, Esq., Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP , Boston
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

      Federal Judicial Panel

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      Hon. Robert B. Collings, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts , Boston
      Hon. Judith G. Dein, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts , Boston
      Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts , Boston
      Hon. Katherine A. Robertson, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts , Springfield
      Hon. Patti B. Saris, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts , Boston
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    Stephen Y. Chow, Esq., Hsuanyeh Law Group, PC, Boston
    Hon. Robert B. Collings, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Brian A. Davis, Superior Court, Business Litigation Session, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Judith G. Dein, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
    Christine M. Genaitis, Esq., Dentons US LLP, Boston
    Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Mitchell H. Kaplan, Superior Court, Business Litigation Session, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Jack W. Pirozzolo, Esq., Sidley Austin LLP, Boston
    Hon. Katherine A. Robertson, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Springfield
    Hon. Janet L. Sanders, Superior Court, Business Litigation Session, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Patti B. Saris, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
    Emily C. Shanahan, Esq., Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, PC, Boston
    Benjamin M. Stern, Esq., Holland & Knight LLP, Boston
    Harvey J. Wolkoff, Esq., Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Boston