The Construction Conversations event will begin at 7:30 a.m. with registration and breakfast. The program begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 10 a.m.
The sessions include:
Lay of the Land: Government Relations
Any time the North Carolina General Assembly or Congress convenes, there is potential for legislative changes impacting the construction industry. Our Government Relations team will provide you with a "lay of the land" for state and federal issues affecting the construction industry in 2022 and 2023.
Nuts and Bolts: Rapid Fire Legal Updates
In more ways than one, there are many nuts and bolts involved in running a construction business. Our Construction Law attorneys will be highlighting key updates and considerations for your company, such as lien waiver laws, labor and employment regulation, economic loss rule, and vital construction clauses.
Aiming Higher: Construction Industry Economic Update
We want to help your business soar. During this session, we will provide attendees with an economic update and competitive trends sure to help your business reach new heights. This session will feature a special guest, Hank Harris, Director of Consulting for Ward and Smith Business Consulting
The Closely Held Business Briefings will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served.
The sessions include:
Stronger Together: Labor and Employment Update
We want to help companies navigate the ever-changing landscape of employment law. During this session, we will highlight the lawful use of lawful products, restrictive covenants, and other hot-button issues in employment law.
Seize the Data: Privacy and Data Security
Privacy and data security is a challenging and rapidly evolving area of risk across a wide variety of industries. Angela Doughty, CIPP/US certified Privacy and Data Security attorney, will be providing legal insight for business owners on this compelling topic."
Whose Business it is Anyway? A Business Succession Case Study
Attorneys from multiple practice areas will talk through many real-life issues that business owners face during the planning, choosing, and assembling phases of a business succession plan. With your participation, we will help bring our fictional business and characters to life as we navigate through the ups, downs, twists, and turns of this modern-day saga.
Brisk Briefings: Quick Hitter Legal Updates
In this fast-paced and upbeat section, our Attorneys will cover tax law developments, trademark law examinations, and the new Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) bill passed earlier this year.