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15th Annual Municipal Law Institute -- Exploring Ethical Issues in Municipal Practice

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From the program: 15th Annual Municipal Law Institute

Recorded on: Aug. 18, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 15th Annual Municipal Law Institute recorded August, 2015 in New York. Exploring Ethical Issues in Municipal Practice [01:15:12] Who is the client? Scope of representation Former and current employees Confidentiality and privilege issues Intersection with the no contact rule Karen M. Griffin, Charles W. Thompson, Jr. The purchase price of this segment includes the following article ...

15th Annual School Law Institute -- Ethical Considerations in Special Education Representation - Who is Your Client?

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From the program: 15th Annual School Law Institute

Recorded on: Jun. 9, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 15th Annual School Law Institute recorded June, 2015 in New York. Ethical Considerations in Special Education Representation - Who is Your Client? [01:00:43] A discussion as to who is your client for both parent attorneys and school district attorneys Is it the parents or the child? Is it the Board of Education or the administrators hired by the Board? Can the answer to ...

18th Annual Children's Law Institute -- Ethical Issues in Sexual Abuse Cases

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From the program: 18th Annual Children's Law Institute

Recorded on: Aug. 3, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 18th Annual Children's Law Institute recorded July, 2015 in New York. Ethical Issues in Sexual Abuse Cases [00:31:18] Approaching the case from different perspectives (child welfare and juvenile justice) Representing the parent when their child is accused or when their interests differ Conflicts of interest Vicki E. Light, M.P.H., Corinne Lundstrum, Rebecca S. Rubloff   The ...

27th Annual Elder Law Institute -- Ethics

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From the program: 27th Annual Elder Law Institute

Recorded on: Apr. 17, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 27th Annual Elder Law Institute recorded April, 2015 in New York. Ethics [00:59:44] Ethical violations What happens when you violate the rules How to avoid ethical violations Sherry K. Cohen The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online: Inside Look at Lawyer Discipline: Focus on New York Sherry K. Cohen How ...

47th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute -- Ethics in Immigration Practice: Where Zealous Representation Starts and Ends

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From the program: 47th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute

Recorded on: Jan. 5, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 47th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute recorded December, 2014 in New York. Ethics in Immigration Practice: Where Zealous Representation Starts and Ends [00:59:11] Knowing when to withdraw Privacy, confidentiality and privilege Dual representation and avoiding conflicts Lenni B. Benson, Robert E. Juceam The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from ...

9th Annual Patent Law Institute -- Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules

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From the program: 9th Annual Patent Law Institute

Recorded on: Mar. 18, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 9th Annual Patent Law Institute recorded March, 2015 in San Francisco. Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules [01:01:25] Do not commit legal malpractice! Do the new rules change anything? New ethics investigation procedures at the USPTO Eugene R. Quinn, Jr. The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online: Patent Ethics Eugene ...

A. When the Deal Goes Wrong: Enforcing Corporate Agreements and the Importance of Boilerplate

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Recorded on: Jan. 15, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015 recorded January, 2015 in New York. A. When the Deal Goes Wrong: Enforcing Corporate Agreements and the Importance of Boilerplate [00:30:09] Anticipating disputes and breaches Litigation vs. ADR Choice of law and jurisdiction Enforcement in foreign jurisdictions Merger clauses Notice provisions Jacqueline P. Rubin The purchase ...

Accessing Justice: Ethics and Lawsuit Financing in a New Era

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Recorded on: Oct. 30, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Accessing Justice: Ethics and Lawsuit Financing in a New Era recorded October, 2014 in New York. The expense of bringing a case to trial for attorneys, firms, and the parties themselves can be astronomical. How often in your practice do you reject cases because neither your firm nor the client will be able to shoulder the costs of litigation, particularly in cases that will be complicated or protracted? Have you found ...

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015 -- Ethics in Negotiating and Documenting Transactions

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From the program: Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015

Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015 recorded June, 2015 in New York. Ethics in Negotiating and Documenting Transactions [01:02:14] Understanding who the client is and addressing recurring conflicts of interest Candor in negotiations: advocacy, deceit and fairness Disclosing confidences and secrets Inadvertently disclosed information Communicating with represented parties  ...

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015 -- Ethical Considerations in Licensing

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From the program: Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

Recorded on: Jan. 30, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015 recorded January, 2015 in San Francisco. Ethical Considerations in Licensing [01:02:00] Drafting in anticipation/avoidance of litigation What happens when a friendly deal turns litigious Deceit and candor Cross-border transactions Communications with adverse parties The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course ...

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014 -- Derivatives and Professional Responsibility

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From the program: Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

Recorded on: Oct. 20, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014 recorded October, 2014 in New York. Derivatives and Professional Responsibility [01:01:28] Derivatives lawyers as gatekeepers Representing the organization Reporting wrongdoing up the ladder within an organization Reporting a client’s violations to regulators SEC Rule of Professional Responsibility for Issuer’s Counsel Relationship ...

Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015 -- Ethics for Trademark Attorneys

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From the program: Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015

Recorded on: Mar. 27, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2015 recorded March, 2015 in New York. Ethics for Trademark Attorneys [01:00:19] Investigating Infringement Communications with Represented Parties False Pretenses Settlement Negotiations Duty to Convey Offers and Demands Communication with Represented Parties Conflicts of Interest Restrictions ...

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014 -- Ethics: Developments and Challenges

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From the program: Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Recorded on: Dec. 8, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Annual Disclosure Documents 2014 recorded December, 2014 in New York. Ethics: Developments and Challenges [00:59:49] Appearing and practicing before the Commission Renewed focus on lawyers as gatekeepers Whistleblower developments Challenges coming out of recent legislation Kenneth R. Lench, Joan E. McKown, Jennifer Zepralka The purchase price of this segment includes the following ...

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014 -- Ethics and Antitrust

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From the program: Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

Recorded on: Nov. 3, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014 recorded October, 2014 in New York. Ethics and Antitrust [00:59:48] Using a fun, interactive method, learn how to avoid ethical problems as they relate to organizational clients, reporting requirements, and joint defense agreements. Also learn about special considerations in litigation- e-discovery, spoliation, social media, outsourcing, witness coaching and media commentary. ...

Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics -- Corporate Compliance and Ethics

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From the program: Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics

Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics recorded May, 2015 in New York. Corporate Compliance and Ethics [01:04:46] Designing an effective compliance program Sentencing Commission Guidelines Attorney-client privilege   Monitoring, auditing and reporting mechanisms Conflicts of interest  Speaker: Theodore L. Banks The purchase price of this segment ...

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015 -- Ethics in Asset Based Lending

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From the program: Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015

Recorded on: Mar. 2, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Asset Based Financing Strategies 2015 recorded February, 2015 in New York. Ethics in Asset Based Lending [01:01:18] Concurrent representations Successive representations Multi-lender transactions Ethics in negotiations Ethical concerns over inadvertent emails and drafting errors Christine Gould Hamm, Peter C. Kostant, Edwin E. Smith The purchase price of this segment includes ...

Avoiding Ethics Issues in IP Transactions

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Recorded on: Mar. 2, 2015

Taken from the Web Program IP Issues in Business Transactions 2015 recorded February, 2015 in San Francisco. Avoiding Ethics Issues in IP Transactions [01:01:20] Potential unlicensed practice of law Ethical obligations relating to non-clients When are conflicts unwaivable? Attorney misconduct and duty to report Eric A. Prager The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook ...

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments -- Ethics in Diverse Bankruptcy Practice Areas

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From the program: Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments

Recorded on: Apr. 30, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments recorded April, 2015 in New York. Ethics in Diverse Bankruptcy Practice Areas [00:59:46] (CPE Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics) Current developments on: Ethics on critical issues in Chapter 11 cases, including retentions, conflicts, solicitations, civil behavior and new Fee Guidelines Committee, CRO and examiner functions and selection processes, ...

Basic Immigration Law 2015 -- Overview of the U.S. Immigration System, Current Trends and Ethical Issues

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From the program: Basic Immigration Law 2015

Recorded on: Mar. 16, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Basic Immigration Law 2015 recorded March, 2015 in New York. Overview of the U.S. Immigration System, Current Trends and Ethical Issues [01:06:55] (Ethics credit where applicable) Non-immigrants and immigrants; immigrant intent Quotas and priority dates Understanding the morass of agencies Legislative/Administrative update Unique ethical issues in immigration practice Cyrus D. Mehta The ...

California Employment Law Update 2014 -- Social Media and Ethics

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From the program: California Employment Law Update 2014

Recorded on: Sep. 17, 2014

Taken from the Web Program California Employment Law Update 2014 recorded September, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [01:00:45]Social Media and Ethics  [01:00:45] Ethical considerations when using social media to vet applicants and employees Using social media ethically in discovery Avoiding unintended ethics issues when using social media The rules of professional responsibility when attorneys use social media to promote ...

Class Action Litigation 2015 -- Ethics in Class Action Litigation

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From the program: Class Action Litigation 2015

Recorded on: Jul. 9, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Class Action Litigation 2015 recorded July, 2015 in New York. Ethics in Class Action Litigation [01:17:07] What issues are judges seeing in class action cases? Solicitation of class members Who does plaintiffs’ counsel actually represent for purposes of the no-contact rule? The use of informal discovery tools, including investigators, social media and the internet Funding of expenses ...

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

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From the program: Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

Released on: Sep. 18, 2014

While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope representation, that cause many professionals to hesitate offering pro bono legal ...

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015 -- Malpractice Prevention in Commercial Real Estate Financing (Legal Ethics)

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From the program: Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

Recorded on: Apr. 22, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015 recorded, 2015 in New York. Malpractice Prevention in Commercial Real Estate Financing (Legal Ethics) [00:59:49] Common Causes of Trouble Client Relations Risks and Rewards of Email Dealing With Mistakes How the Documents Can Look Right But Be Wrong and What to Do About It Barry G. Margolis The purchase price of this segment includes the following ...

Commercial Real Estate Institute 2014 (16th Annual) -- Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys

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From the program: Commercial Real Estate Institute 2014 (16th Annual)

Recorded on: Nov. 24, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 16th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute recorded November, 2014 in New York. Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys [01:00:45] Who is the client? Conflicts and screening Engagement letters and advance retainers Technology and confidentiality Robert J. Bergson The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online: Ethical ...

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014 -- Legal Ethics for Media Lawyers: Current Issues

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From the program: Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014

Recorded on: Nov. 17, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014 recorded November, 2014 in New York. Legal Ethics for Media Lawyers: Current Issues [01:03:19] Do laws, values and cultures conflictwith national security, privacy and lawyer ethics? How should the confidentiality of client communications be protected while the NSA and others are snooping? How far does the crime-fraud exception extend when government secrets ...

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