Some Shortcomings of Live CLE Webcasts

Recently I was on the panel for a live webcast—you know, with panelists joining in by telephone and everyone looking at PowerPoint slides on their screens. I didn’t exactly cover myself with glory. Partway through, the battery on my cordless phone expired—thankfully not while I was speaking. I thought it would be safest to call back in on an ancient landline phone, but it proceeded to emit a howl … [Read more...]

Now Available for Free: My Webcast on Drafting and Reviewing Confidentiality Agreements

It's West LegalEdcenter's sensible policy to pull webcasts after a couple of years. It follows that they're no longer offering the "Drafting and Reviewing Confidentiality Agreements" webcast that I did for them in 2012. Well, I'm comfortable saying that the state of the law and practice is such that the webcast is still entirely relevant. So rather than let it languish, I'm now making it … [Read more...]

My June 26 IACCM Webinar on Document Assembly

On June 26, starting at 11:00 a.m. EDT, I'll be doing an "Ask the Expert" webinar for IACCM (International Association for Contract & Commercial Management) entitled "Optimal Contract Language and State-of-the-Art Document Assembly: A Match Made in Contract-Process Heaven." My co-presenter will be my longtime sounding-board Tim Allen, vice-president–North America of Business Integrity, … [Read more...]

My October Webinar on Translating International Contracts

I'm giving you a crazy amount of advance notice, but on October 16 I'll be giving for eCPD Webinars a webinar entitled "The Perils of Translating International Contracts." For more information, go here. Because I've lived in various French-speaking countries, and because my sister Christine is a conference interpreter (check out her blog posts on the history of interpreting, here), I've long … [Read more...]