Seminar  Program

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018


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Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute

New York City Seminar Location

PLI New York Center
, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, (2nd floor), entrance on 45th Street, New York, New York 10036. (800) 260-4754.

New York City Hotel Accommodations

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway (48th Street), New York, NY 10019 (212) 977-4000. When calling, mention Practising Law Institute. You can also make reservations online to access PLI's rates.

The Muse, 130 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036. Please call reservations at 1-800-546-7866. When calling, please mention Practising Law Institute and Corporate Rate ID 786839408. In addition, you can book online at PLI Muse Hotel

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General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama: PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

California:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Illinois: All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Iowa:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Kansas:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Maine:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Missouri:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Montana:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Nevada:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live seminars can be used to fulfill the requirements for newly admitted attorneys. All credit categories may be earned via transitional live seminars.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars

North Dakota:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Ohio:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania: PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Vermont:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC): PLI’s live seminars can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live seminars.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live seminars can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit in all Australian jurisdictions. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA): PLI’s live seminars qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE): PLI’s live seminars may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live seminars may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live seminars may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live seminars may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live seminars qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live seminars qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live programs.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live seminars may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live seminars may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live seminars may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live seminars may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute
General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.

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U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

California:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “in-house” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 in-house credits per reporting period.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period.

Iowa:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live webcasts can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live webcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live webcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “non-traditional” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of non-traditional programs per reporting period.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “alternatively delivered” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of alternatively delivered programs per reporting period.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of online instruction per reporting period.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live webcasts can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 points of distance learning programs per reporting period.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live webcasts can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live webcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.

Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “Group-Internet-Based” (GIB) credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live webcasts qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live programs.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live webcasts may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh (invited)



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute

Philadelphia Groupcast Location

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, The CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, 10th floor, Suite 1010, Center City Philadelphia (Juniper St. entrance, between 13th & Broad Sts., opposite City Hall). (800) 932-4637. Click here for directions.

Philadelphia Groupcast Hotel Accommodations

Below is a list of hotel accommodations suggested by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute:

Marriott Residence Inn

Ritz Carlton

Loews Philadelphia

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Hilton Garden Inn

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

California:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Iowa:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Maine:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nevada:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live groupcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live groupcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live groupcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live groupcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute
Ice Miller LLP, One American Square, Suite 2900, Indianapolis, IN 46282

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

California:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Iowa:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Maine:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nevada:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live groupcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live groupcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live groupcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live groupcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute

Pittsburgh Groupcast Location

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Professional Development Conference Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, Suite 760, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-2517. (412) 802-2300. Click Here for Directions

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

California:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Iowa:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Maine:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nevada:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live groupcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live groupcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live groupcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live groupcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute
New Jersey Groupcast Location

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, One Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1520. 732-249-5100.

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

California:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Iowa:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Maine:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nevada:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live groupcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live groupcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live groupcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live groupcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute

Mechanicsburg Groupcast Location

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 5080 Ritter Rd., Mechanicsburg PA 17055, (800) 932-4637. Click here for directions.

Mechanicsburg Groupcast Hotel Accommodations

Below is a list of hotel accommodations suggested by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute:

Hampton Inn Harrisburg-West, 4950 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA 17055. Tel: 717-691-1300. Fax: 717-691-9692.

Homewood Suites by Hilton® Harrisburg-West Hershey Area, 5001 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States 17055. Tel: 1-717-697-4900. Fax: 1-717-697-9101.

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

California:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Iowa:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Maine:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nevada:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live groupcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live groupcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live groupcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live groupcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

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Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute
Atlanta Groupcast Location

Atlanta Bar Association, 400 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-1601. (404) 521-0781.

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

California:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Iowa:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Maine:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nevada:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live groupcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live groupcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live groupcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live groupcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend
Attend this renowned program, and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus examine the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, and online service providers — and the regulators themselves — to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.

What You Will Learn

  • The priorities of Capitol Hill, the White House, and the FCC and where they might align
  • Net neutrality—the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue
  • The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues
  • Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform
  • Issues arising in retransmission consent negotiations, including the latest news on the FCC’s approach to ATSC 3.0
  • What the FCC’s recent GSN decision—and anticipated responses to pending complaints—means for  program carriage disputes
  • Privacy and cybersecurity update
  • The FCC’s spectrum proceedings:  what do they mean for cable operators and programmers?

PLI Group Discounts

Groups of 4-14 from the same organization, all registering at the same time, for a PLI program scheduled for presentation at the same site, are entitled to receive a group discount. For further discount information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.

PLI Can Arrange Group Viewing to Your Firm

Contact the Groupcasts Department via email at groupcasts@pli.edu for more details.

Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

Tara M. Corvo, Markham C. Erickson



9:15 Capitol Hill, The White House and the FCC        
  • What are the most significant accomplishments from 2017?
  • What are the 2018 goals for the White House, Capitol Hill and FCC?
  • What are the cable industry’s priorities for 2018?

James M. Assey, Matthew Berry, Grace Koh



10:45 Networking Break

11:00 Issues Arising in retransmission consent negotiations and the latest news on ATSC 3.0                                                           
  • What new issues emerged in this retransmission consent cycle?
  • What does the FCC’s new Order require?
  • What ATSC issues have been left to industry to resolve through negotiation?

Mary Lovejoy, Alison A. Minea, Michael D. Nilsson



12:00 Lunch

1:00 The FCC’s new business data services order and other competitive telecommunications issues      
  • Is there more incentive to enter this deregulated market?
  • Early indications of the effects on the BDS market
  • Status of challenge of the FCC’s 2017 BDS order
  • Can the FCC’s BDS competition test be applied to other sectors, including mobile services?

Sheba Chacko, Angie Kronenberg, Michael Pryor



2:15 Networking Break

2:30 Efforts on the Hill and at the FCC to spur broadband deployment through rights-of-way reform                                                             
  • Is rights-of-way reform needed?
  • What reform efforts are occurring now?
  • Should federal goals trump local rights-of-way authority?

John Burchett, Michael Grover, Karen Charles Peterson, Thomas C. Power



4:00 What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes
  • Review of complaints, theories, and outcomes
  • The role of the administrative law judge
  • Factors to determine whether networks are similarly situated
  • Factors to know whether you have a valid carriage complaint or ways to avoid such a complaint

William Dever, Michael D. Hurwitz, Stephanie A. Roy



5:00 Adjourn

Day Two: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 Net Neutrality – the Commission’s anticipated new way forward on this highly contentious issue                                           
  • Overview of the FCC’s new net neutrality order and consequences for stakeholders
  • Issues on appeal of those rules to a federal appellate court
  • FCC’s new understanding of Title I, Title II, and legal theories of broadband regulation
  • Should Congress legislate rules applying to broadband providers and/or Internet platforms
  • Role of antitrust law, federal consumer protection statutes, and state regulation

Matthew A. Brill, Sarah Morris



10:15 Networking Break

10:30 The FCC’s spectrum proceedings: what do they mean for cable operators, programming networks and ISPs?                       
  • What are the spectrum proceedings that will impact the cable and broadband industry?
  • Can existing spectrum be shared successfully?
  • As spectrum needs continue to increase, where will it come from?

Russell H. Fox, Hank Hultquist, Danielle Piñeres



11:30 Privacy and Cybersecurity Update
  • The boundary between FCC and FTC jurisdiction
  • Reasonable security measures in and FTC world
  • Considerations in bringing personal data from abroad into the United States

(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)
Rudy Brioché, Loretta Polk



12:30 Adjourn

Co-Chair(s)
Tara M. Corvo ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Markham C. Erickson ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Speaker(s)
James M. Assey ~ Executive Vice President, NCTA -The Internet & Television Association
Matthew Berry ~ Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Matthew A. Brill ~ Latham & Watkins, LLP
Rudy N. Brioché ~ Vice President and Counsel, Global Public Policy, Comcast
John Burchett ~ Head of Public Policy, Google Fiber
Sheba Chacko ~ Senior Counsel & Head, Americas Regulation and Global Telecoms Policy, BT Americas Inc.
Karen Charles Peterson ~ Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable
William Dever ~ Special Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Russell H. Fox ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.
Michael Grover ~ Vice President, Government Affairs, Cox Communications, Inc.
Hank Hultquist ~ Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Communications
Michael D. Hurwitz ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Angie Kronenberg ~ Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
Mary Lovejoy ~ Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Cable Association
Alison A. Minea ~ Director & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs , DISH Network
Sarah Morris ~ Director of Open Internet Policy, New America's Open Tech Institute
Michael D. Nilsson ~ Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Danielle Piñeres ~ Associate General Counsel, NCTA- The Internet & Television Association
Loretta Polk ~ Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Thomas C. Power ~ SVP and General Counsel, CTIA- The Wireless Association
Michael Pryor ~ Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Schreck
Stephanie A. Roy ~ Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Program Attorney(s)
Dana M. Berman ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute
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General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

California:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Iowa:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Kansas:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Maine:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Montana:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Nevada:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New Hampshire:  All PLI products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live groupcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live groupcasts.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Ohio:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live groupcasts.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live groupcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “Group-Live delivery” credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live groupcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  PLI’s live groupcasts (i.e. live webcasts available for group viewing at co-sponsored locations) may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

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