The Day Job

Conversations with In-House Legal Leaders about Practical Solutions to the Problems Flying Across Their Desks!

The Day Job: Navigating Russia Sanctions

Episode 1: Navigating Russia Sanctions
 41 min watch | Recorded August 5, 2022

Global tech companies and others have had to navigate uncharted waters filled with far-reaching sanctions affecting an array of goods and services resulting from the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

In the first episode of The Day Job, Orrick’s Lynne Hermle speaks with Keith Huffman, Chief Legal Counsel, Export Control at SAP, and Harry Clark, head of Orrick’s International Trade & Investment Group about:

  • Challenges companies face in complying with various sanctions regimes against Russia, including scenarios where sanctions may diverge from one country to another
  • Ways to engage corporate functions beyond legal/compliance in responding to changes in the external landscape
  • Advice for operating in this unprecedented environment, and thoughts on what could be next

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The Day Job: Navigating Russia Sanctions

Episode 2: Combating Software Piracy
 43 min watch | Recorded September 9, 2022

Similar to their sea-faring, swashbuckling counterparts, software pirates roam the internet – and they’re costing companies billions of dollars a year in lost revenue from stolen intellectual property.

In this episode of The Day Job, Orrick’s Lynne Hermle talks with Shanée Nelson, Vice President of Legal at Synopsys, and Denise Mingrone about:

  • Tips for establishing an effective cross-functional investigative team and process
  • Aligning enforcement priorities with your company’s goals
  • How in-house and outside counsel can collaborate effectively

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