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The Continued Legal Education (“CLE”) Committee consisting of Chair Cindy Clarke, Tawana Tannock, Kimberley Caines-Best, Christal Hanna & Loxly Ricketts cordially invites members to fill the calendar with training sessions  for 2019!! 

 

The Committee is calling on members of the Bermuda Bar to fill the calendar with at least 2 sessions a month to be scheduled from now until the end of the year. Please submit a quick email to the CLE Committee stating what subject matter you wish to speak on and your available dates. Sessions traditionally run on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30- until 1:30 p.m., however the Bar Office is flexible in that sessions may also be held late afternoons from 5 until 6:30 p.m. Everyone has something to offer!!

 

Attorneys who present legal, or legally related professional courses are entitled to the following CLE Credits: One hour lecture will be the equivalent of four hours of CLE credit; a two hour lecture will be the equivalent of eight hours of CLE credit.

 

All Attorneys, Registered Associates & In-House Counsel must complete eight (8) hours during the period 1st November to 31st October in each calendar year. Members interested in presenting CLE sessions are asked to email clebdabar@logic.bm 

 

Unless otherwise notified, Continued Legal Education sessions are free to members of the Bermuda Bar Association. Visiting Overseas Counsel and Pupils are also very welcome to attend.   


JANUARY:
TITLE: NDA’S IN AN AGE OF COMPUTER HACKING AND IDENTITY THEFT (1 CLE Credit awarded)
SPEAKER: Laquita Zuill, Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: (Wed) 30 January 2019 at 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Bar Association Office, 2nd floor, Swan Building, 26 Victoria Street, Hamilton. Light lunch available.
DESCRIPTION: Discuss the general format and common uses of an NDA. This discussion will be centered around non-disclosure of company information more than non-solicitation of customers and employees or employee non-complete agreements – although these will be very briefly touched on. Throughout the presentation we will briefly discuss efforts to avoid liability in the event of hacking or identity theft. How adding or deleting a simple word or phrase can avoid strict liability for accidental unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable information/personal information.
REGISTRATION: No registration required.


FEBRUARY:
TITLE: ICO DEVELOPMENTS (1 CLE Credit Awarded)
SPEAKER: Gitanjali Gutierrez, Information Commissioner
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: (Wed) 13 February 2019 at 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Bermuda Bar Association office. Light lunch available.
DESCRIPTION: Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez will provide an update on her recent decisions under the Public Access to Information Act 2010. The recent decisions include ones upholding public authorities’ denial of access to public records, as well as decisions that have reversed such denials and ordered public authorities to provide the records to the public. The discussion will focus on the regulatory changes brought about by the PATI Act and the role of the Information Commissioner’s decisions in enforcing the PATI Act’s requirements. The Information Commissioner's decisions and background information on the PATI Act are available on the Information Commissioner’s Office website, www.ico.bm.
REGISTRATION: No registration required.

TITLE: POSTPONED - MEDIATION PART 1 OF 2. THE SPIRIT OF MEDIATION AND THE ROLE IT SHOULD PLAY IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN BERMUDA (1 CLE Credit awarded)
SPEAKER: Wendell Hollis, Wakefield Quin Limited
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: POSTPONED
DESCRIPTION: THE DATE OF 20 FEBRUARY HAS BEEN POSTPONED FOR A NEW DATE TO BE DECIDED. Wendell will talk about the holistic side of mediation and how and why it should be given serious consideration as a means to resolving any dispute in Bermuda. This will be the first part of a two part lecture series that Wendell is presenting on mediation.
REGISTRATION: Please RSVP for this class by reply email to bdabar@logic.bm