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Past Event
8 October 2015 - 9 October 2015


  • Frederick B. Thomas
    T +1 312 701 7035
  • Rajesh De
    T +1 202 263 3366

Northwestern Law’s 54th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute

Prentice Women's Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Conference Center
250 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Mayer Brown is once again a lead affiliate sponsor of Northwestern Law’s 54th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, which offers general counsel an opportunity to discuss the unique challenges faced by in-house counsel. It is a forum for discussion of current issues of substantive law and practical tools for the day to day practice of law within a corporation.

Mayer Brown partner Frederick Thomas will speak on a panel titled “Interacting with the Board on Cybersecurity” which will discuss the following:

  • What does the board expect of the GC and the CIO regarding cybersecurity? How can vague or conflicting expectations be avoided?
  • What governance structures work the best in overseeing cybersecurity
  • Can the GC and management help to protect the board from scrutiny?

Mayer Brown's global Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice lead Rajesh De will be speaking.

2015 Highlights include:

  • Breach Simulation: Preparing for the Inevitable Data Incident
  • Interacting with the Board on Cybersecurity
  • Strategies and Best Practices for Shareholder Engagement
  • Preparing for and Responding to Economic Pressure by Shareholder Activists
  • What's New in Employment Law: Practice Takeaways on Hot issues
  • Best Practices in Law Department Management
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