8:10-8:15 am Opening Remarks

  • Eric F. Hinton, Director, Robert B. Rowling Center for Business Law & Leadership and Corporate Counsel Symposium Law Review Editors, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX
8:15 am-9:00 am Legal Issues Involving SPACs: The Latest Trends

  • Jim Griffin, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Claudia Lai, Senior Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Paul Genender, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Erin Choi, Senior Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Dallas, TX
9:00-9:45 am Exports to the Cloud: What Legal Counsel Needs to Know about US Export Controls on Technology, Software & other Intangibles

  • Michelle Schulz, Shareholder & International Trade and Customs Chair, Polsinelli, Dallas, TX
  • Mark Jenkins, Director of Forensic Investigations, Kreller Companies, Dallas TX
9:45-10:30 am ESG: Legal and Practical Considerations

  • Paige Montgomery, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Bill Howell, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Howard Hacker, Executive Vice President and Chief Ethics Officer, Tenet Healthcare, Dallas, TX
10:30-10:45 am BREAK
10:45-11:30 am Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Continuing the Path Forward in the Legal Profession

  • Michelle Earley, Partner, Locke Lord LLP, Austin, Houston, & Dallas, TX
  • A. Shonn Brown, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Kimberly-Clark, Irving, TX
  • Julia Simon, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Mary Kay Inc., Addison, TX
  • Ellen Farrell, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Toyota Financial Services, Plano, TX
11:30 am-12:15 pm Role of GC in the Boardroom

  • Samantha Crispin, Partner, Baker Botts LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Van Beckwith, Executive Vice President, Secretary & Chief Legal Officer, Halliburton, Houston, TX
12:15-1:30 pm Luncheon Speakers

  • KEYNOTE: Conversation With Tony West
    • Tony West, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Uber Technologies, Inc., San Francisco, CA
    • Dianna Jones, Director, Legal Compliance, Uber Technologies, Inc.; Council Member, State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section, San Francisco, CA
  • Rethinking Securities Law With Marc I. Steinberg, Rupert and Lillian Radford Chair In Law and Professor of Law, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX
1:30-2:15 pm Digital Transformation and the Data Economy

  • Craig Carpenter, Partner, BakerHostetler, Dallas, TX
  • Todd Thorson, Partner, BakerHostetler, Dallas, & Houston, TX
  • Ryan Gorsche, Partner, BakerHostetler, Dallas, TX
2:15-3:00 pm Concrete Steps for Reducing Your Organization’s Cyber and Privacy Risk

  • Mark Francis, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP, New York, NY
3:00-3:15 pm BREAK
3:15-4:00 pm Change is Good, Except for the Parts That are Different or Altered: A Look at the Changing Securities Enforcement Priorities

  • Kit Addleman, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Dallas & Fort Worth, TX
  • Tim Newman, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Dallas, TX
4:00-4:50 pm Ethical Considerations for In-House Counsel: A Primer on How Not to be Featured on Above the Law

  • Ted Schweinfurth, Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Stephen Long, Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Stas Getmanenko, Associate, Baker McKenzie LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Eugenie Rogers, Associate, Baker McKenzie LLP, Dallas, TX
4:50-5:00 pm Final Remarks

  • Eric F. Hinton, Director, Robert B. Rowling Center for Business Law & Leadership, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX