“The wise prevail through great power,
and those who have knowledge muster their strength.”
In line with our mission of empowering others through the pursuit of justice, we are passionate about sharing our knowledge with others. We believe that having the information and wisdom to make educated decisions is a deterrent to injustice. That’s why we frequently share our insights in speaking engagements and training sessions.
Popular Speaking Topics
Selected Speaking Engagements
E-Commerce & Privacy Laws for Your Growing Business 10.17.21
Elijah Yip presented a survey of e-commerce and privacy laws applicable to small businesses at a CLE co-sponsored by the MBDA Enterprise Women of Color Business Center at YWCA O`ahu and the Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Pacific.
Ethics of Technology - Will Weinstein Ethics Series 07.29.21
Elijah Yip was a panelist along with Ken Tuchman, Patrick Sullivan, and Matt Howard on a session about the ethics of technology as part of the Wil Weinstein Ethics Conversation series.
General Business Considerations Workshop 06.08.21
Dean Wang presented a workshop on general legal issues for business owners as part the Entrepreneurial Development Workshops coordinated by the Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy For Lawyers 12.12.20
Elijah Yip spoke to the Hawaii State Bar Association's Government Lawyers Section about cybersecurity and data privacy as it relates to government agencies.
Cybersecurity and Legal Ethics 11.16.20
Elijah Yip was a panelist in a CLE sponsored by the Hawaii State Bar Association on legal ethical requirements concerning cybersecurity. Yip covered common cybersecurity attacks and preventative measures.
Data Privacy 07.08.20
Elijah Yip spoke to the Honolulu Board of Realtors about the fundamentals of data privacy regulation in the U.S. and Hawaii in particular. Among the topics covered in the presentation was data breach notification obligations.
Business Disruption & the Law 05.05.20
Elijah Yip and Dean Wang presented at a Hawaii Employers Council webinar about the law applicable to events causing unexpected disruptions to business like the COVID-19 pandemic. Yip and Wang discussed the impact of business disruption events on contracts, dispute resolution options, and employee privacy.
Data Privacy & Compliance 11.14.19
Elijah Yip spoke to the American Marketing Association of Hawaii about data privacy and compliance for marketing and advertising professionals. In particular, the session will cover the new California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)
Cyberethics: What Lawyers Need to Know About Social Media, Cybersecurity, and Legal Ethics 11.08.19
Elijah Yip presented a CLE seminar to the Kauai Bar Association about ethical issues for attorneys related to social media and cybersecurity
Legal Needs and Wants of Entrepreneurs - Hawaii Freelancers Network 02.21.19
Dean Wang spoke to the Hawaii Freelancers Network about the requirements for a small business to be compliant with the law and to avoid major legal risks. Dean also shared tips for minimizing legal risks and protect a business as a going concern.
Panel discussion on GDPR - INTERFACE Conference 09.20.18
Elijah Yip was part of a panel at the INTERFACE conference that presented on GDPR requirements and discussed best practices for compliance. INTERFACE is an annual conference covering topics on IT Infrastructure, BC/DR, IT Security, and Enterprise Communications.
Social media for employers - IIA/ISACA 09.18.18
Elijah Yip spoke about social media law for employers at the September luncheon of the Hawaii chapters of the Institute of Internal Auditors Association and ISACA.
Technically Legal: Managing Legal Risks in a Digital World - Hawaii Independent Insurance Agents Association 10.17.17
Elijah Yip taught a continuing education class on legal risks related to digital technology, including social media, BYOD, and cybersecurity.
Social media ethics for attorneys - Hawaii State Bar Association 07.28.17
Elijah Yip presented on ethical issues affecting attorneys in the use of social media.
Cybersecurity - Cades Corporate Counsel Series 01.25.17
Elijah Yip discussed legal ramifications of cybersecurity breaches in a corporate environment and risk management strategies.
Navigating Security Issues in a Cloud Environment - American Intellectual Property Law Association (Mid-Winter Institute) 02.03.17
Elijah Yip participated in a panel addressing data security issues in cloud environments with a particular emphasis on intellectual property assets.
Survey of Hawaii Supreme Court Law: Public Trust Doctrine, Contested Cases, Constitutional Claims - Hawaii Water Law Seminar 07.21.16
Elijah Yip chaired the 2016 Hawaii Law Seminar and gave a presentation on recent Hawaii Supreme Court cases on the public trust doctrine, contested cases, and constitutionally-based environmental claims.