Day 2 began with the "back by popular demand" retailer-only roundtable style sessions. Privacy, crisis management, employment and talent retention were key points of discussion among counsel from the top retail brands in the country.
Retailer-Only Roundtable: Compliance with New Privacy Regimes: GDPR
The Entrepreneurial GC
In the age of digital disruption panelist discuss how general counsel today must be more entrepreneurial than ever as they navigate powerful new technologies that are driving the world.
Moderator: Linda Norman, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft
Panelists: Jodi Caro, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Ulta Beauty, Inc., Chris Gassett, Vice President & General Counsel, HSN, Inc., Alon Rotem, General Counsel, thredUP
Journey to the Supreme Court
Pioneers behind the South Dakota v. Wayfair case provide an inside look on the years-long strategy to support the case and how they built a robust amicus strategy at both the cert and merit stages.
Moderator: Deborah White, SEVP & General Counsel, Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
Panelists: Tom Goldstein, Partner & SCOTUSblog Publisher, Goldstein & Russell, Sarah Harrington, Partner, Goldstein & Russell, Eric Citron, Partner, Goldstein & Russell
Breakout Session Highlights
With five breakout tracks to choose from, inside and outside counsel attended sessions on the hottest topics in retail law, including class action exposure in the digital age, developing & managing retail store food safety programs, investigating and defending in the #MeToo movement, and more – from the practitioners themselves!
Breakout Session: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): First 180 Days
Breakout Session: The Future of Retail and E-Commerce - Are You Ready?
Breakout Session: Cybersecurity: Better Security Through Collaboration
That's a wrap. The night ends with a reception for attendees to relax and recap the day's events.
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