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Past Webinars


Surge in US and UK Funding and New Policies Recognize Telehealth as a Vital Weapon Against COVID-19

Telehealth and telemedicine were already altering the landscape of health care in the United States and UK prior to the current COVID-19 crisis. These technologies provide exciting opportunities to expand the provision of health care to underserved communities and to streamline the provision of many health care services for all patients and providers.  But now, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ability to provide remote, "hands free" health care services quickly and safely to a greater number of patients has taken on a new urgency.


Impact of Covid-19 on the Practice of Law in India

The key points that will be discussed are listed below:  
(i)    Are law firms and in-house departments likely to bring in key policy changes in view of covid-19 and global recession?
(ii)    Will work from home become the new normal?
(iii)    Are firms and companies likely to adopt innovative technology solutions which could see a rise of legal-tech in India? 
(iv)    Will clients expect innovative fee structures in view of possible cuts in legal budgets?


Practicing What We Preach: A Roundtable Discussion on How to Practice Technology Law @ Home

It is fair to say that ITechLaw’s membership has advised tens of thousands of clients on legal aspects of utilizing technology.  Suddenly the means by how we advise – our work processes – have changed inviting personal innovation and creativity.  Today, as we all work from our homes, ITechLaw embraces “We are all in this together” and asked four of our technology lawyer members to share their thoughts on how to best utilize technology to team with colleagues, advise clients and manage the new work/life family balance.


The California Consumer Privacy Act - What it Is and What Clients Need to Know, Particularly In Light of COVID-19

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020, and it establishes new consumer privacy rights for California residents and imposes significant new duties and obligations on commercial businesses conducting business in the state of California. Consumer rights include the right to know what personal information a business is collecting, selling, and disclosing about them; the right to deletion; the right to opt-out of the sale of personal information; and the right not to be discriminated against (written as a business duty).


Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Small Firms

With COVID-19 causing governments to recommend (if not compel) “remote only” or virtual work for businesses across the world, law firms of all sizes need adapt to these changed circumstances.  On one hand, small firms may be able to dynamically adapt and react more easily by the very nature of their smaller size.  However, small firms will often not possess the resources to implement technological changes on a firm-wide scale.


Technology as a facilitator to ADRs: the American and Brazilian experiences

Join us for a webinar to discuss Technology as a facilitator to ADRs. Our Speakers Felipe Frank and Luiz Krassuski will discuss the American and Brazilian experience. Felipe Frank will talk about e-arbitration and its core advantages, such as speed, accessibility and cost-effectiveness. Luiz Krassuski will summarize some concrete experiences in the United States and Brazil, confronting the legal framework and its challenges to be more broadly employed.


Recent Cases That Could Impact Your Technology Practice (3rd Edition)

Thank you to Peter Ruby of Goodmans LLP. on an excellent webinar on Recent Cases That Could Impact Your Technology Practice 

Webinar recording and slides can be found on Member Center.


Don’t Roll the Dice with Gambling in the U.S.

Thank you to Jim Gatto of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. on an excellent webinar on U.S. gambling laws.


Fintech Regulation in the UK

The rapid rise of interest in blockchain is meaning more and more industries are looking for use cases for the technology to improve transparency, efficiency and speed. Yet as developments and uses of the technology increase, legislation is struggling to keep up. At Gowling WLG's roundtable discussing blockchain's impact on the financial services industry earlier this year, it was claimed that "There has been a huge global legislative force to get all derivatives trading onto the same playing field, so the blockchain concept is of enormous interest to that part of financial services."