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Due Diligence and the Offering Process

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Recorded on: Apr. 19, 2012

ANDREW PITTS: Welcome back. We're going to get started. Our next session is focused on Due Diligence and the Offering Process. My name is Andy Pitts. As John White mentioned earlier, he and I are substituting for Liz Ann Eisen, our partner at Cravath, who unexpectedly is traveling today. You met some of the panelists in earlier sessions, but I'll introduce our new panelists with a little biographical information and just identify the folks you've ...

Due Diligence and the Offering Process

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Recorded on: Mar. 25, 2013

LIZABETHANN R EISEN: Hey, we're returning from our break. And this will be our last panel before lunch. Just before we get started, I want to introduce two new panelists who've joined us. We have Sarah Beshar, who is a partner in Davis Polk's corporate department. Ms. Beshar represents clients in US and global capital markets transactions and advises on general securities and corporate governance issues. She regularly works for issuers and underwriters ...

Economic Substance, Judicial Doctrines and Ethics

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Recorded on: Jun. 13, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014 Recorded June, 2014 in San FranciscoEconomic Substance, Judicial Doctrines and Ethics [01:01:34] The impact on partnership and other transactions of recent judicial decisions, legislation, and administrative developments relating to economic substance and tax shelters and the codification of the economic substance ...

Elder Law Institute 2014 (26th Annual) -- Ethics-What Happens When You Violate the Rules

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From the program: Elder Law Institute 2014 (26th Annual)

Recorded on: Apr. 21, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Elder Law Institute 2014 (26th Annual) recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:01:19]Ethics-What Happens When You Violate the Rules  [01:01:19] An inside look at what really happens to you when a grievance is filed by a client What you need to know to defend yourself A review of penalties imposed The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook ...

Employment and Compensation of Professionals - Ethics; Mediation

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Recorded on: Apr. 20, 2011

JOSEPH SAMET: All right. We're back on the subjects of mediation, and a subject near and dear to some of your hearts, attorneys fees. How to collect them, how to keep them. On the subject of mediation, Ken Rosen has been very active in this area, both in the Third Circuit in Delaware and elsewhere. Ken is a partner and leads the firm's bankruptcy practice at Lowenstein Sandler. Ken has gotten many honors in terms of this practice, business development, ...

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014 -- "Stayin' Alive": Ethical Aspects of Employment Discrimination Litigation

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From the program: Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014

Recorded on: Jun. 19, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014 recorded June, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:04:21]"Stayin' Alive": Ethical Aspects of Employment Discrimination Litigation  [01:04:21] The ethics of preemptive suits or counterclaims against complainants When is taping/recording of witnesses proper? Can you tell your client to act when you can’t? Payments for evidence, or to people who may be ...

Employment Law Institute 2013 -- The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List

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From the program: Employment Law Institute 2013

Recorded on: Oct. 28, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Employment Law Institute 2013 recorded October, 2013 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:00:13]The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List  [01:00:13] Maintaining privilege in electronic communications Use of corporate email systems by employees to communicate with counsel Inadvertent disclosure and metadata Outsourcing discovery Social media research on jurors and during trial Appearing before ...

Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies -- Ethics

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From the program: Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies

Recorded on: Apr. 29, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Enforcement 2014: Perspectives from Government Agencies recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:01:09]Ethics  [01:01:09] Joint Representation - Entities and Individuals Issues in dealing with Government agencies When to waive the privilege and when not to Issues when leaving or joining the Federal government The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from ...

Enforcement and Ethics -- A. When the Deal Goes Wrong: Enforcing Corporate Agreements and the Importance of Boilerplate; B. Ethical Issues in Drafting Corporate Agreements

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Recorded on: Jan. 5, 2012

ALYSSA A. GRIKSCHEIT: Great. We are live back for, as we promised, Deals Gone Bad and Ethics. I'd like to introduce our two speakers. First we'll hear from Eric Alan Stone. He's a partner at Paul Weiss, and he's in the litigation department with experience in litigation and arbitration. And then we will hear from Michael Sackheim, a partner of mine at Sidley Austin. And he concentrates on exchange traded and over the counter derivatives, regulatory ...

Enforcement and Ethics: A. When the Deal Goes Wrong: Enforcing Corporate Agreements and the Importance of Boilerplate; B. Ethical Issues in Drafting Corporate Agreements

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Recorded on: Jan. 3, 2013

ALYSSA A. GRIKSCHEIT: Great. Welcome back. Thank you. It's now my pleasure to introduce Eric Alan Stone. He's a litigator. He's a partner at Paul Weiss. And he will talk to us about when deals go bad. ERIC ALAN STONE: Hi, folks. Nice to meet you all. So let me start by asking for a brief show of hands. How many of you are litigators? Oh my god, I'm alone. We're nine short of litigator minion. OK. All right. So giving the litigators lecture speech ...

Enforcement and Ethics: A. When the Deal Goes Wrong: Enforcing Corporate Agreements and the Importance of Boilerplate B. Ethical Issues in Drafting Corporate Agreements

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Recorded on: Jan. 15, 2014

ALYSSA A. GRIKSCHEITH: back, everybody. We now have the final segment of our program. And as I mentioned right before break, this is the part where we talk about good deals going bad. We've given you the drafting tips and the negotiating tips and told you how to do them right, but invariably, a certain fraction of them will get into trouble, whether it's our fault or the client's. So in that vein, this is a very important segment to talk about drafting ...

Enhancing Helpline and Reporting Procedures and Conducting Investigations

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

REBECCA WALKER: Slides. So this really is a great morning because we are getting some terrific, fun topics to discuss. Starting with risk assessment now, the always interesting reporting violations, and then investigating them. It doesn't really get much more exciting than that in the world of compliance. I don't know if that's a sad thing or not. But it's true. So to talk about these things, we have Frank Lopez, whose the Vice President of Corporate ...

Enhancing Helpline and Reporting Procedures on Conducting Investigations

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Recorded on: Dec. 1, 2011

REBECCA: So we're going to go straight into the next session, which is on enhancing helpline and reporting procedures, and conducting investigations. But first of all thanks so much for that risk assessment panel. It was really terrific. I would just add maybe two things to the discussion quickly before we move to the next topic. One is that I think it really is critically important that you understand the goals of your risk assessment before you ...

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014 -- Ethics

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From the program: ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2014

Taken from the Web Program ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014 recorded February, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:00:15]Ethics  [01:00:15] Advising the Chief Investment Officer Identifying the client: Chief Investment Officer vs. Chair of the Investment Committee for the Plan Information Barriers Exceptions to the attorney client privilege Exemptive Relief Relied Upon Not Available: What should you do?The purchase price ...

ESI, Technology, and the Lawyer: The Intersection of Competence, Ethics, and Electronically Stored Information 2012 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Mar. 13, 2012

AMY TAUB: Greetings. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a Program Attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, "ESI, Technology, and the Lawyer-- The Intersection of Competence, Ethics, and Electronically Stored Information." Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have ...

Estate Planning Institute 2013 (44th Annual) -- Ethical Considerations

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From the program: Estate Planning Institute 2013 (44th Annual)

Recorded on: Sep. 18, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Estate Planning Institute 2013 (44th Annual) recorded September, 2013 in New York.Lecture Topics  [01:02:49]Ethical Considerations  [01:02:49] Conflicts – who is your client? Retainer agreements Representing fiduciaries The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online: Ethical Considerations in Estate PlanningHon. John M. Czygier, Jr.

Ethical, Legislative and Practical Issues in Legal Process Outsourcing

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Recorded on: Nov. 4, 2011

JOHN F. DELANEY: So we are now at the last presentation. And a cynic might say we put the much-desired desired ethics credit presentation at the very end of the session. But that's not true. But not only are we going to give you one hour of ethics credit over the next hour. But we want the ethics presentation to be directly related to outsourcing. We want it to be directly relevant to what we do as outsourcing lawyers. And toward that end, we are ...

Ethical and Other Challenges in Harassment Claims: Who Said High Wire Acts Were Only in the Circus?

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Recorded on: Jun. 25, 2012

ANNE VLADECK: As they're getting ready, to my immediate right it Bob Anello, who is a partner at Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello, and Bohrer. ROBERT ANELLO: Thanks for getting all the names in. ANNE VLADECK: Well, I had to get to at least the second to last. And Bob has been a litigator, white-collar trial lawyer, for a fair length of time. And he has been named a leading lawyer by Chambers and American Leading Lawyers, and has been recognized ...

Ethical Challenges - Lawyers as Gatekeepers

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Recorded on: Jan. 10, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Understanding Financial Products 2014 Recorded January, 2014 in New YorkEthical Challenges - Lawyers as Gatekeepers [01:06:39] Special responsibilities of counsel: delivery of legal opinions, responses to auditors and attorney reporting requirements, CLO reporting, attorneys as whistleblowers, responsibilities of government lawyers Rating agency perspectives FINRA’s new suitability and know your customer rules Anticipated ...

Ethical Challenges Encountered in Cross-Border Investigations

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Recorded on: Jun. 11, 2014

PHILIP M. BERKOWITZ: Thank you, Danielle. And in case-- I don't want to forget to say how terrific and incredibly helpful Danielle has been in the planning of this program. Danielle isn't listening to me, but that's OK. But Danielle and her staff have been tremendously helpful. They've put a lot of hard work into this and we really appreciate all the work that they've done. So, we have finally come to our last panel, which, of course, is the ethics ...

Ethical Challenges Encountered in Cross-Border Investigations

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Recorded on: Jun. 13, 2014

Taken from the Web Program International Employment Law 2014 Recorded June, 2014 in New YorkEthical Challenges Encountered in Cross-Border Investigations [01:00:50] Preserving the privilege: Is this still job one? Interviewing witnesses: Ethical challenges overseas Internal disclosures: How to respond Working with multiple enforcement agencies U.S. discovery requirements vs. overseas laws and expectations The purchase price of this segment ...

Ethical challenges facing school law attorneys

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Recorded on: Jun. 30, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 14th Annual School Law Institute Recorded June, 2014 in New YorkEthical challenges facing school law attorneys [00:58:48] Revisions to the New York State Statement of Client Rights and Responsibilities, and their significance for education attorneys. Unpaid interns and volunteers: when are they deemed employees? Recent case law on interns and volunteers Social media ethical issues – update Specific ethics opinions ...

Ethical Challenges for Audit Committees and Their Advisors: Look Outthe SEC and DOJ are Watching

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Recorded on: Jun. 24, 2013

JOHN F. OLSON: This is the last panel of the day. And as Laura has said, we're going to do it a little bit differently from the others. I think I mentioned that to those of you who were on early this morning when we started hours ago. We're going to be interactive. And you'll find in front of you a hypothetical fact situation which I will go through, and it consists of a number of different slides. Forget about the slide with our names on it. That's ...

Ethical Concerns for Counsel When Advising a Government Contractor

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Recorded on: Sep. 19, 2012

SPEAKER: All right everybody, we're going to go ahead and get started. Thanks for staying with us through the entire program. This is the last segment of the day. It is the one hour on ethics that I'm sure everybody is waiting for. I'm going to go ahead and introduce our speakers. The next panel is Ethical Concerns for Council When Advising a Government Contractor. We have Larry Harris with Fox Rothschild and Timothy Thornton with Greensfelder, Hemker, ...

Ethical Considerations

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Recorded on: Apr. 10, 2013

HOWARD PIANKO: Our last hour, we're going to go into ethical considerations for ERISA lawyers both outside lawyer and also the kind of questions that come up working in-house. We're really pleased to have Howard Shapiro with us. Howard, from Proskauer, is a litigator who many of us have heard of and worked with. And Liza LeAndre from Colgate-Palmolive is here to talk to us from the in-house perspective. I'll turn it over to-- who's starting? You? ...

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