GC Guide to Navigating 2024

With no slowdown in legal developments impacting business – the mounting demand on general counsel is unprecedented.

This four-part series examines critical topics with expert-written analysis, how-to guidance, and practical checklists to help you understand the complexities and prepare for what’s ahead.

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Transactions & Contracts

As technology and regulations evolve, understand the legal implications for transactions and contracts with this analysis of key issues, including assessing material risks of AI and filing SEC disclosures, proposed regulations for investment advisors, widening export controls on global trade, and ongoing vulnerabilities in the supply chain.

ESG

Prepare to navigate the complexities of ESG compliance. This report guides you through the developments that should be on your radar, from agency actions aimed at resolving greenwashing and impacts on disclosures to evolving state ESG laws and sustainable operations management. You’ll get analysis, insights, and Practical Guidance to help you put the right strategies in place.

GC Guide to Navigating 2024: ESG

ESG reporting rules and regulations are constantly changing – making compliance increasingly complex for in-house counsel to manage.

To help you strengthen your ESG strategy and mitigate risk, Part Four of the GC Guide to Navigating 2024 Report focuses on developments in ESG that should be on your radar. You’ll get analysis, insights, and Practical Guidance to help ensure you have the right strategies in place.

Key topics include:

  • Agency actions to resolve greenwashing in 2024
  • ESG developments impacting disclosures
  • State ESG laws challenged by NSMIA
  • Adopting sustainability as a legal duty
  • SEC’s amendments to ESG names rule
  • The path toward AI governance
  • ESG framework comparison table
  • The role of general counsel in ESG
  • Understanding sustainable operations management

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Other topics in the GC Guide to Navigating 2024 Series:

Part One, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

Part Two, Transactions & Contracts

Part Three, Labor & Employment

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Bloomberg Law Webinar Highlights Judicial Standing Orders and the Use of AI in Federal District Courts

Arlington, Virginia – Bloomberg Law today announced a webinar, Judicial Standing Orders: AI to Z, to be held Wednesday, February 28, at 1:00 pm EST. A panel of experts will discuss the world of judicial standing orders and the regulation of the use of artificial intelligence and future technologies in federal district courts.

According to a 2023 study, nearly 75% of active federal judges have one or more judicial standing orders, with most applying to civil cases. The speakers participating in Bloomberg Law’s webinar are current and former federal judges who will provide an insightful exploration of whether this growing use of standing orders has contributed to an increasingly decentralized regulatory scheme, and if are they well suited to address broader technological changes impacting the practice of law. Attendees will gain an understanding of the nuances of standing orders and local rules, as well as the ethical and legal implications of the use of generative AI tools.

Speakers include:

  • Katherine Forrest (ret.): Partner, Paul Weiss
  • Paul Grimm (ret.): David F. Levi Professor of the Practice of Law, Duke Law
  • Judge Robin Rosenberg: S. District Judge, S.D. Fla.

The panel will be moderated by Jason Wilson, analysis team lead, Bloomberg Law.

The webinar serves as a companion to Bloomberg Law’s recently released tracker covering judicial standing orders on AI. Developed with direct customer input, the tracker is available to subscribers at no additional cost. The tracker allows users to set alerts and filter by court, judge, and topic, while also quickly accessing summaries of the orders.

“Along with Bloomberg Law’s workflow tools, legal research, and Practical Guidance, webinars like this help attorneys stay informed about timely issues and technological advances that will affect their practice,” said Joe Breda, president, Bloomberg Law. “Attendees of Judicial Standing Orders: AI to Z will gain valuable insights into the role of judicial standing orders in shaping federal court proceedings, navigating the evolving landscape of AI and technology regulation, and preparing for the future of legal practice.”

For more information and to register for the webinar, visit https://aboutblaw.com/bcOP.


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GC Guide to Navigating 2024: Labor & Employment

With AI changing the employment landscape and unfair labor practice charges on the rise, it’s more important than ever for in-house legal teams to remain focused on labor and employment issues to ensure the well-being of their workforce and overall legal compliance.

Part Three of the GC Guide to Navigating 2024 Report: Labor & Employment breaks down the most pressing issues with analysis and insights to help you mitigate risk, foster a positive work environment, and safeguard your company against potential disputes or regulatory challenges.

Key topics include:

  • Using employee data in AI models
  • The risk of AI bias in recruitment
  • Expected increase in unfair labor practice charges
  • DOL responsibilities under new AI mandates
  • Reimagining inclusive hiring
  • Employer provider risks under new 401(k) rules

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Other topics in the GC Guide to Navigating 2024 Series:

Part One, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

Part Two, Transactions & Contracts

Part Four, Environmental, Social & Governance

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GC Guide to Navigating 2024: Transactions & Contracts

As rules, trends, and contract language evolve, it’s crucial for in-house legal teams to stay informed and adapt.

The GC Guide to Navigating 2024 Report: Part Two, Transactions & Contracts provides a comprehensive breakdown of top developments, offering in-depth analysis and Practical Guidance to help you navigate the year ahead with confidence.

Key topics include:

  • AI risk disclosure
  • SEC rules for investment advisor use of AI
  • New export controls for global trade
  • The state of supply chains in 2024
  • New approach to M&A due diligence
  • AI in transactions, sample clause
  • Second supply source, sample clause

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Other topics in the GC Guide to Navigating 2024 series:

Part One, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

Part Three, Labor & Employment

Part Four, Environmental, Social & Governance

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Webinar

Judicial Standing Orders: AI to Z


Event details

Feb 28 2024, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

This webinar dives into the complexities of federal court regulation at the judicial standing order level and emerging technologies. Explore the evolution of standing orders, the impact of generative AI tools, and the ethical considerations in legal practice. Gain insights into the role of legal education and proposed regulatory enhancements. This webinar offers an exploration of the intersection between judicial standing orders and the evolving landscape of technology in federal court practice.

Webinar

Managing New Contract Risks in the Supply Web


Event details

Feb 21 2024, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

Global supply chains in 2024 will become more resilient—but even so, parties need new approaches in order to address ongoing supply complexity, changing vulnerabilities, and new supply partner requirements. The panelists for this 60-minute program tackle current issues in the supply chain environment as well as best practices to address long-term supply risks.

ADA Reasonable Accommodation Interactive Process Flowchart

When an employer becomes aware of an employee’s need or desire for accommodation they must respond expeditiously.

Our ADA Reasonable Accommodation Interactive Process Flowchart outlines the steps employers and employees can follow to determine appropriate reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Checklist: Preparing for Labor Arbitration

This checklist provides an overview of steps a labor and employment law practitioner should take in assessing and preparing a labor arbitration case.

From identifying and understanding relevant substantive and procedural contract provisions to preparing your witness during final arbitration preparation, see the key areas to consider along with relevant insights.

Checklist topics include:

  • Contract disputes
  • Procedures for invoking grievance and arbitration
  • Referring a matter to arbitration
  • Selecting an arbitrator

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Employer Infectious Disease Sample Policy

Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace.

Our Infectious Disease Sample Policy provides key elements you can use to model your policy – so you have protections in place when you need them. We’ve outlined specific steps that employers can follow to safeguard employees’ health and well-being while maintaining essential operations and services to customers.

Sample policy language includes:

  • Remote work locations
  • Infectious control measures
  • Employee leave and pay

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