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Webinar: How to Better Manage Risk and Gain Advantage Within the Framework of an Ever-Changing Legal and Regulatory Environment – June 26th

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Webinar: How to Better Manage Risk and Gain Advantage Within the Framework of an Ever-Changing Legal and Regulatory Environment – June 26th
 

A 2014 Legal Update For The Marketing Research Industry: How to Better Manage Risk and Gain Advantage Within the Framework of an Ever-Changing Legal and Regulatory Environment

June 26th, 2014 – 11:00pm CST
PRC Credit: 1 Hour Legal

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Description : 

Stuart will discuss how to better understand the Legal landscape facing the Market Research industry specifically as it relates to: (a)contract terms and conditions/ negotiations; (b)topical data/ security and privacy issues; and (c)salient employment law issues, including protection of intellectual property issues, non-competition and non-solicitation, crafting Employee handbooks and electronic use policies and wrongful discharge issues.

Webinar attendees can expect to learn how to:

  • 1. Identify and negotiate key contractual provisions in client, vendor and other partner agreements
  • 2. Identify key laws, regulations and issues affecting the Market Research industry
  • 3. Understand major employment issues relevant to small-to-large Market Research firms

Please join us on Thursday June 26th, 2014 at 12:00pm ET.

Speaker: Stuart Pardau

Stuart-PardauStuart L. Pardau is the Founding Member and Principal of the Los Angeles, California-based Law Offices of Stuart L. Pardau & Associates. He advises clients on intellectual property, data security/privacy, general corporate law, and a variety of employment-related issues.

For nearly ten years prior to starting his own firm, Stuart was the Chief Legal Counsel at J.D. Power and Associates (and for over five of those years also an Associate General Counsel at J.D. Power’s parent, McGraw-Hill), where he became a thought leader in intellectual property, technology, data security, privacy issues, advertising law, and regulatory issues confronting the market research industry, including his work as a member of the Council on American Survey Research (CASRO) Government & Public Affairs Committee. During his time with McGraw-Hill, Stuart worked on a variety of intellectual property licensing, data security/privacy, employment counseling, and corporate initiatives (including M&A) for other McGraw-Hill business units such Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education and Business Week magazine.

Before joining J.D. Power, Stuart was a Managing Director and Regional Counsel at FedEx Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan, where he worked on a variety of legal and regulatory matters in the region. Stuart has also worked for several leading international law firms, including the New York-based Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where he began his career.

In addition to his successful career as an attorney, Stuart is an accomplished scholar, writer, and public speaker. Currently, he is a tenure-track Professor at the College of Business and Economics at the California State University Northridge and is also a member of the Leadership Council at the Rand Corporation in Santa Monica and a Fellow at the Ponemon Institute, the world-leading institute of privacy and data security. Stuart has published widely in such publications as the UC Davis Business Law Journal, The Journal of Information Law & Privacy, Business Law News (a publication of the California State Bar), the Daily Journal, the Idaho Law Review, the Wall Street Journal, International Commercial Litigation, and the Los Angeles Times. Stuart is an active participant in social media, where he comments on topical legal, business and economic issues on his blog at www.onthe50yardline.com and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/#!/slpardau.

Stuart resides in Los Angeles with his wife and four kids. He is conversational in Japanese and has a J.D. from Stanford Law School, a Masters degree in International Politics from Cambridge University in the U.K., and his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.