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Brief Encounters

Brief Encounters

By D.C. Bar Communities Office
Listen in and get a sneak peek into upcoming events and interviews happening within D.C. Bar Communities!

To learn more about D.C. Bar Communities, join a community, and/or register for upcoming programs, visit www.dcbar.org/communities

Presented by the D.C. Bar Communities Podcast Network. Other network channels include "The Tea on International Arbitration" with the D.C. Bar International Law Community (anchor.fm/DCBarTea) and "Let's Brief It" with the D.C. Bar Law Student Community (anchor.fm/DCLSC).

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Regulatory & COVID Related Updates for the Asset Management and Broker Dealer Industries

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Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws
A discussion with the authors of the newly released book Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws,  recorded on Sept 1, 2020.  William N. Eskridge Jr. and his coauthor, Christopher R. Riano, offer a panoramic and definitive history of America’s marriage equality debate. The authors explore the deeply religious, rabidly political, frequently administrative, and pervasively constitutional features of the debate and consider all angles of its dramatic history. Watch the recording of the full-length webinar HERE.  Book available for purchase at: https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300221817/marriage-equality Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
19:07
October 7, 2020
The Future of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the EU (The Tea on International Arbitration, Episode 1)
The D.C. Bar Communities Podcast Network has a new channel focusing on International Arbitration! In this inaugural episode of "The Tea on International Arbitration," Nicole Silver, Esq. and Gaela Gehring Flores, Esq. of the D.C. Bar International Law Community speak with Mahnaz Malik, Esq., a barrister with Twenty Essex in London, about the recent Treaty terminating 130 intra-EU BITs and what it and the Achmea decision mean for the future of arbitration and foreign direct investment in Europe and beyond.  Listen here and don't forget to subscribe to the new channel at anchor.fm/dcbartea - new episodes will be coming soon! Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
26:25
June 29, 2020
The Legal Profession and Racial Inequality
De'Ana Dow, Esq. and Frantz Jacques, Esq., leaders of the D.C. Bar Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Community's new Subcommittee on Diversity & Inclusion, are joined by A. Scott Bolden, Esq. and Robin Nunn, Esq. to talk about Racial Inequality in the Legal Profession.  CLICK HERE to watch the recording from Part 1 in our On-Demand Library. CLICK HERE to watch the recording from Part 2 in our On-Demand Library. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
33:49
June 24, 2020
Regulatory & COVID Related Updates for the Asset Management and Broker Dealer Industries
Valerie Mirko, Esq., Christopher Healey, Esq. and Christine Schleppegrell, Esq. talk about three upcoming programs with the D.C. Bar Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Community: “Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS Implementation During COVID-19” and the two-part series, “COVID-19: Lessons Learned from the Financial Services Industry.” To view the recording from June 8th, CLICK HERE. The other two programs were not recorded, but you can view more COVID-related programming HERE.  Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
20:50
June 3, 2020
Reduce Your Anxiety
Elena Deutsch, founder of WILL (Women Interested in Leaving (big) Law), talks about the methods she has developed to help lawyers reduce their anxiety and take purposeful and thoughtful action. Click HERE to watch her full-length webinar in our On-Demand Library. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
15:47
May 27, 2020
Judges Talk Tough Cases
Judge Russell F. Canan, Judge Gregory E. Mize, and Judge Frederick H. Weisberg of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia talk about their book "Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They've Ever Made."  To see the full-length webinar On-Demand, click HERE. To purchase the book, click HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
26:33
May 20, 2020
Career Design: How to Design a Fulfilling Career
Mo Chanmugham, Esq, founder of MGC Coaching, discusses how to design a more fulfilling career through Career Design.  For a more in-depth discussion, you can watch the full-length Communities Office webinar that Mo taught with Elena Deutsch HERE. Learn more about MGC Coaching HERE.  Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
17:22
May 13, 2020
Return to Work Preparedness – EEOC Guidance
Michelle Bercovici, Esq. and Alison Davis, Esq. from the Labor and Employment Law Community discuss Return to Work Preparedness in light of the EEOC’s Updated Guidance for the COVID 19 pandemic.  If you enjoyed this content, consider other such programming conducted by our speakers - Michelle also did a full-length program regarding unemployment insurance benefits under the CARES Act - for more information and to register for that On-Demand, click HERE. View all of our COVID-related programming HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
23:15
May 6, 2020
Financial Planning: You Only Want to Retire Once
Jason Dahl and Natalie Atabek from AFS Financial Group, LLC preview their upcoming Communities program "What's Next? Life After Work." You can find the recording of the May 5 program, as well as the rest of their Financial Planning Series, under "Communities Office Programs" in our On Demand library HERE.  Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
15:24
April 29, 2020
Tips for IP Lawyers – FDA Law
Brian Malkin, Esq., Sara Koblitz, Esq. and Taneashia Morrell, Esq. discuss their upcoming program with the D.C. Bar Intellectual Property Law Community: FDA Law for IP Lawyers - Tips for Effectively Integrating FDA Regulatory Law Into an IP Law Practice. You can watch the full On-Demand recording from the webinar on April 29 HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
23:12
April 22, 2020
Insights on CFIUS and Its Recently Expanded Jurisdiction and Powers
Geoffrey Goodale, Esq. and Tatiana Sullivan, Esq. give us a sneak peek into the International Law Community's upcoming two-part series: Buyer AND Seller Beware - New Regulations Expand the Scope and Powers of CFIUS Over FDI Deals. These live programs were Off the Record and therefore not recorded, but you can view other courses in our On Demand Library HERE.  Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
24:13
April 15, 2020
Brief Encounters - Trailer
Join the D.C. Bar Communities Office for “Brief Encounters,” the newest channel on the D.C. Bar Communities Podcast Network. Listen in and get a sneak peek into upcoming events and interviews happening online and at the Bar. Each short episode will highlight a recent or upcoming Communities program. Subscribe to “Brief Encounters” at anchor.fm/DCBar
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March 26, 2020