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Derivatives and Professional Responsibility

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Recorded on: Oct. 23, 2013

JOSHUA D. COHN: Hello again, and welcome back from lunch. We're going to have our ethics discussion now. And with us for that discussion is Michael Sackheim, Derivatives Partner at Sidley and Austin. This is a presentation that Michael has done on an annual basis now for some years and he does it particularly well. So I'm looking forward to enjoying it with you. Michael? MICHAEL S. SACKHEIM: Thank you, Josh. So just so you understand, I'm a derivatives ...

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. 12, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015 recorded June, 2015 in San Francisco. Economic Substance, Judicial Doctrines and Ethics [00:58:15] Impact on partnerships of recent judicial decisions, legislation, and administrative developments relating to economic substance, tax shelters and the codification of the economic substance doctrine, including ...

Ehtics in E-Discovery

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Recorded on: Oct. 7, 2014

GARY A ADLER: Ethics in e-discovery. David Lender-- the only person I've ever heard make this subject really interesting, which is why, despite the fact that he is expert in many areas, I ask him, many years, to do this ethics presentation. Dave is a partner in the New York office of Weil, Gotshal, where he specializes in complex commercial litigation. David is co-chair of the firm's litigation department and also the head of the firm's e-discovery ...

Ehtics in E-Discovery

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Recorded on: Oct. 7, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Electronic Discovery Institute 2014: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know Recorded September, 2014 in New YorkEhtics in E-Discovery [00:59:52] What are the most important factors in determining whether a court will issue sanctions? Ethical challenges facing lawyers today in conducting discovery Recent developments The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) 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 2015 -- Investigation of Harassment and Other Workplace Complaints -- Ethical Aspects: “Blurred Lines”

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From the program: Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2015

Recorded on: Jun. 23, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2015 recorded June, 2015 in New York. Investigation of Harassment and Other Workplace Complaints -- Ethical Aspects: “Blurred Lines” [01:00:33] Putting together the investigation ethically, including whether to use outside counsel? Particular professional obligations presented when the complainant is a current employee, including sending litigation ...

Employment Law Institute 2014 -- Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It

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From the program: Employment Law Institute 2014

Recorded on: Oct. 22, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Employment Law Institute 2014 recorded October, 2014 in New York. Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It [01:00:57] Understand the effects of lawyers practicing law in states where they are not licensed Evaluate permissible actions by litigators in other states, such as discovery, investigations and arbitrations Analyze transactional lawyers’ abilities to ...

Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies -- Ethics

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From the program: Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies

Recorded on: Apr. 27, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies recorded April, 2015 in New York. Ethics [01:00:22] 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 Whistleblowers Moderator:  Dixie L. Johnson                   ...

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 ...

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015 -- Ethical Considerations: Knowing Your Client

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From the program: ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2015

Taken from the Web Program ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015 recorded February, 2015 in New York. Ethical Considerations: Knowing Your Client [01:02:11] Advising the Chief Investment Officer vs. Chair of the Investment Committee for the Plan Identifying the client Information Barriers Exceptions to the attorney client privilege Exemptive Relief Relied Upon Not Available: What should you do? Shannon Barrett, Glenn ...

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 2014 (45th Annual) -- Ethical Concerns in Charitable Gift Planning

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From the program: Estate Planning Institute 2014 (45th Annual)

Recorded on: Sep. 12, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Estate Planning Institute 2014 (45th Annual) recorded September, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:59:01]Ethical Concerns in Charitable Gift Planning  [00:59:01] Many disciplines are involved and knowing all rules is essential Spotting issues and complying with rules Not knowing your stuff is unethical - not to mention malpractice Also learn important substantive rules The purchase price of this segment ...

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: Government Prosecutions and Employment Lawsuits

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

Taken from the Web Program International Employment Law 2015 recorded June, 2015 in New York. Ethical Challenges: Government Prosecutions and Employment Lawsuits [01:02:00] Retaliation and ethical risks in carrying out investigations Ethical issues in whistleblower claims brought by internal counsel Ethics of whistleblower settlement agreements Interviewing employee witnesses: Ethical challenges overseas Ethics of working ...

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 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, ...

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