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  • November 19
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Doing Business Online: International Legal Aspects

November 19

Recognize areas of online business activity that give rise to potential foreign liability.

If your company or your client permits users to post content, provides or collects information online, ships goods ordered online to points outside the U.S., or uses the Internet to acquire goods or services from abroad, numerous issues arise. How enforceable are your online contractual terms outside the U.S.? In particular, will choice-of-law, liability limitation, and remedies clauses be valid and enforceable? When will foreign law (such as foreign consumer law) override your contract or your terms and conditions? If your company has no overseas operations, could it still be exposed to liability based on a foreign legal claim? Could your officers and directors be exposed to personal criminal liability under foreign law? What international online actions could subject your company to liability under domestic U.S. law? What are the most practical and cost-effective ways of preventing unpleasant surprises in an international online context? How can you minimize your company’s exposure to international threats ranging from IP theft to state-sponsored malware?

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to recognize areas of online business activity that give rise to potential foreign liability.
  • You will be able to review your client’s/company’s online terms and conditions, privacy policies, data collection and retention practices, and data security measures.
  • You will be able to discuss changes to your client’s or company’s online business practices so as to comport with international norms and to reduce exposure to liability for internationally-related online activity.
  • You will be able to explain international treaties and conventions applicable to online operations, and how to use them to your advantage.

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Agenda

International Treaties and Conventions Applicable to Online Operations, and How to Use Them to Your Advantage
Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Law to U.S. Persons
  • Privacy, Data Protection, and Data Breach Laws (GDPR, Right to Be Forgotten Statutes and Court Rulings, ePrivacy, etc.)
  • Consumer Protection Laws
  • Foreign Copyright and Trademark Laws
  • Defamation Laws
  • Censorship Laws
  • Localization Laws
  • Surveillance Laws
U.S. Law Applicable in an International Online Context
  • FinCEN
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Gambling
  • Other Laws
International Procedural and Jurisdictional Issues (Inbound and Outbound Subpoenas, Warrants, Court Orders, Service of Process, Discovery, and Jurisdiction), Including the CLOUD Act
Cross-Border Enforcement of Judgments and Limitations Thereof
Minimizing International Threats
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  • AL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Business Law 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Business Law for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for presidents, VPs, CIOs, COOs, in-house counsel, compliance officers, IT managers, network administrators, insurance professionals, and attorneys.

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Faculty

Bob Ellis

Bob Ellis

Hennis, Rothstein & Ellis LLP

  • Partner at Hennis, Rothstein & Ellis LLP
  • Practices in the areas of internet and technology law, intellectual property law (including trademark registrations for non-U.S. companies), business and corporate law, international and domestic commercial transactions, virtual currency law, privacy law, and drone law (law of Unmanned Aerial Systems or UAS); frequent speaker on topics related to the internet, digital technology law, international private law, and legal ethics
  • Author of the 2019 edition of Stuckey & Ellis, Internet and Online Law (Law Journal Press), and the author of numerous articles and op-ed pieces regarding legal topics
  • Twice testified before Congress on information law topics
  • Served as chair of the Ohio State Bar Association’s International Law Committee, as chair of its OSBA's Digital Technology Law Committee, and as a member of the OSBA's Ad Hoc Committee on Multijurisdictional Practice
  • J.D. degree, Antioch School of Law; B.A. degree, Ohio State
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 406674
Published 2019
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