Act now to protect your business assets, part one

Event date: 24 Nov 2022

We are facing a time of unprecedented risk, disruption, political and social upheaval so it is more important than ever to protect the confidential and highly sensitive information that is vital to your business success.


In this webinar DMH Stallard, with First Response, will provide practical steps to help you achieve a successful outcome if your business assets are at risk from:
  • Your people – how you can maximise business protection provisions in your staff documentation and what steps you should take if your commercial advantage is compromised to give you the best chance of success in litigation


Part 1 programme

How can you protect your company’s confidential business information and assets both during employment and after your employee leaves? 
  • What should you consider at the outset of employment?
  • How do you ensure that your employment documentation protects your business?
Abigail Maino, Employment law expert and Partner at DMH Stallard 


What steps can you take if something goes wrong and your competitive advantage is compromised?
  • What do you need to do when it looks like a departing employee has stolen your confidential information? 
  • What do you specifically need to look for and preserve and who should be involved in this process? 
  • What remedies are available to you when a problem does arise?
Nicola Billen, Dispute Resolution expert and Partner at DMH Stallard


Advanced planning and using forensic support
  • How can you plan for forensic readiness?
  • What support can forensic IT experts provide?
  • What are the advantages of using forensic support in these circumstances?
John Douglas, Technical Director at First Response
 

John Douglas

John Douglas specialises in incident response involving server and systems breaches resulting in data theft. He holds a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science in the field of Forensic Computing.

John brings over 20 years of computer experience and programming skills to the cases he works on. His ability to reverse engineer malicious code used to compromise computer networks, to determine what intellectual property has been ex-filtrated, who is responsible and how exactly they got in has been central to several cases involving computer misuse and ‘hacking’. 


 

Nicola Billen

Nicola Billen has specialised in dispute resolution since 2004 and has a broad range of experience in commercial litigation. Her clients include a wide range of industries, including IT and telecommunications and her practise covers disputes ranging from corporate and shareholder to general contractual, including breach of restrictive covenants and confidentiality.

Recent work includes representing a software company over a dispute regarding ownership of its IT platform and source code, which included applying for injunctive relief. Nicola has helped many clients understand what risks can be insured against, what can be mitigated and got rid of, and what they just need to live with. By constantly reviewing internally, businesses can make sure their risk is properly managed, leaving the Board to focus on what is important: driving shareholder value and growth.


 

Abigail Maino

Abigail Maino has vast knowledge of employment contracts and helps businesses to streamline their onboarding processes, offering advice on best practice procedures and important clauses for your employee contracts to protect your business interests. In addition, Abigail provides training and insight into how to protect your assets during employment and on termination of a contract to secure and preserve your business data.

Abigail is a trusted adviser to clients ranging from national organisations to start ups. She has extensive experience in a wide variety of employment law matters including restructures and business change processes, TUPE issues and tribunal claims. 





DISCLAIMER
This seminar is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Professional legal advice should be obtained before taking, or refraining from taking, any action as a result of the contents of this seminar.

 
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