Education Program

RLAW EDUCATION CONFERENCE (VIRTUAL) • OCTOBER 26 – 28, 2021

Our comprehensive program is designed to give you a full range of retail-specific legal education. This year's education line-up will bring you the latest on retail-specific legal issues such as employment, litigation cases, regulatory developments, workplace safety, taxes, and more!

Your learning journey at the RLAW Education Conference is sure to help you stay on top of what's next and what's to come in the world of retail. No matter what type of legal work is on your desk, there is something for you!

Check out a sample of the education sessions RILA & the RLC will be bringing to the RLAW Education Conference. More sessions are being added daily. Stay tuned for the full schedule!

  • Antitrust Enforcement in the Biden Administration
  • Avoiding “Dark Patterns” While Meeting Consumer Demand and Preferences in Online Shopping Experiences
  • A Common Enemy: Lessons Learned from the Latest “Mass” Class Actions Against Retailers
  • Breaking the Chains: Enforcement Measures to Eliminate Forced Labor from Supply Chains
  • California Legal Trends in Pricing & Auto-Renewal Class Actions Proliferate Nationwide
  • Contractual or Common Law Indemnification Claims for Contingent Workforce May Be Void as Against Public Policy
  • Defending Wage Statement Class Actions in the Wake of Magadia and Ferra
  • Developments in Adtech
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Key Takeaways for Brand Action and Accountabilities
  • Inhouse Counsel’s Role in Capturing Savings via Property Tax Disputes
  • Legal Considerations for Shifting Cross-Border Global Sourcing
  • Legal Strategies for COVID Vaccination Issues
  • Mass Arbitration in the Consumer & Employment Context: The Players & Their Playbooks + Strategies To Deter Risk
  • Most Pressing Advertising Issues Facing In-House Retail Lawyers Today
  • Navigating the Legal Lifecyle of Cannabis in a Retail Setting
  • OSHA’s New Take on Workplace Safety
  • Payment Trends: Strategic Arrangements for Retailers
  • Prevention & Defense of EEO Challenges to Criminal Background Checks
  • Protecting the Confidentiality of Submissions to Federal Regulators
  • What To Do When Your Shipment Is Detained by CBP Under a Forced Labor WRO
  • What’s Old Is New Again – Riding the Recommerce Wave

Last updated September 15, 2021.

Schedule at-a-Glance

  • Tuesday Oct 26, 2021
  • Wednesday Oct 27, 2021
  • Thursday Oct 28, 2021
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Opening Remarks - Day 1

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Opening General Session

1:30 PM – 2:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

3:30 PM – 4:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Closing General Session

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Opening Remarks - Day 2

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Opening General Session

1:30 PM – 2:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

3:30 PM – 4:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Closing General Session

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Opening Remarks - Day 3

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Opening General Session

1:30 PM – 2:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

3:30 PM – 4:20 PM

Breakout Sessions (3 CLE Sessions, 2 Roundtable Discussions, 1 Ask-a-GC)

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Closing General Session

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