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The International Human Rights Section presents
Challenges and Opportunities for Technology Companies

May 15, 2019: 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H, Light Refreshments will be provided for Networking Reception.
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Human Rights Opportunities and Challenges for Technology Companies

Jamie O'Connell
Lecturer, Stanford Law School

Chloe Poynton
Co-Founder & Principal, Article One

Adele Faure
Assistant General Counsel, Robinhood

Holly Dranginis
Senior Policy Analyst, Enough Project

Remi Moncel
Counsel, World Bank

With IPOs, innovation, and expansion in global markets come human rights opportunities and challenges for Bay Area companies. New technologies can spur political discourse and engagement, lift communities out of poverty, and advance other human rights. At the same time, regulators, investors, and consumers are scrutinizing crypto-currencies, the presence of conflict minerals in global supply chains, dealings with authoritarian regimes, and the moderation of hate speech. Legal experts discuss the privacy, freedom of expression, fair labor, and other fundamental rights at play in the tech sector.

• Which singular human rights opportunities and challenges do Bay Area companies face?
• What scrutiny can we expect from U.S. and foreign regulators?
• Should some markets, technologies, or practices be off limits?
• What leadership and growth opportunities do human rights present?
• What metrics and best practices should be considered?

Section Chair: Mark Lasser, Lasser Law Office


BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111


MCLE Registration: 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Program/Reception: 5:00 - 7:15 p.m.


BASF Member$40.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: G193703

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