On-Demand   Web Segment

Delaware Law Developments 2012: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

Recorded on: Jun. 18, 2012
Running Time: 01:00:08

Running Time Segment Title Faculty Format
[01:37:03] Recent Developments in Delaware Law Theodore N. Mirvis ~ Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Donald J. Wolfe, Jr. ~ Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Edward P Welch ~ Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Stephen P. Lamb ~ Former Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Anne C Foster ~ Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
Pamela S. Tikellis ~ Chimicles & Tikellis LLP
William M. Lafferty ~ Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Elizabeth M McGeever ~ Prickett, Jones & Elliott, P.A.
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[00:57:15] Deal Lawyers Roundtable Peter D. Lyons ~ Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Jane D Goldstein ~ Ropes & Gray LLP
Richard E. Climan ~ Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Justin G Hamill ~ Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Gregory P. Williams ~ Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
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[00:35:20] Keynote Address by Hon. Jack B. Jacobs Hon. Jack B. Jacobs ~ Senior Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP
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[00:58:40] What Does Academic Research Have to Say About Selling a Public Company John C Coates ~ John F. Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Univ Law School
Brian J Quinn ~ Assistant Professor of Law, Boston College School of Law
Hon. J. Travis Laster ~ Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery
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[01:00:42] Recent Developments with LLCs and Limited Partnerships Melissa K Stubenberg ~ Richards Layton & Finger
Allison L Land ~ Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
Matthew J O'Toole ~ Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Hon. J. Travis Laster ~ Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery
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[01:00:08] He Did What?! He Said What?! Ethical Issues in Representing Representative Clients Stuart M. Grant ~ Managing Director, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.
Mark Lebovitch ~ Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Lynn K. Neuner ~ Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Lewis T LeClair ~ McKool Smith
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Taken from the Web Program Delaware Law Developments 2012: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know Recorded June 2012 in New York City

Lecture Topics

He Did What?! He Said What?! Ethical Issues in Representing Representative Clients [01:00:08]
  • This panel will discuss the challenges counsel face when representing or opposing representative clients
    - What are the ethical obligations of counsel when they learn facts that may undermine a representative plaintiffs’ adequacy to be a class representative?
    - Are the practical rules, as well as ethical practices, regarding plaintiff trading in the stock of a defendant evolving, and if so, how?
    - Does the way in which a shareholders’ lawyer meets her client matter? Should the Court care about press releases soliciting plaintiffs?
    - War stories about representative plaintiffs from both sides of the V.
  • This panel will also discuss issues that arise in depositions, whether or not the witness is a representative plaintiff
    - How do the Delaware rules and practices relating to communications with a witness during a deposition differ from typical federal rules?
    - The panelists will discuss what they have seen lawyers say and do with clients during depositions
    - What are the pros and cons of each policy approach?
    - Should the federal rules be changed to be more like Delaware, or vice versa?

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:
  • Coaches Should Stick to the Sidelines: Why the Federal Rules Should Track Delaware Rules Regarding Conferences Between Deponents and Counsel
    Mark Lebovitch
  • An Overview of Deposition Conduct Rules
    Lynn K. Neuner
Stuart M. Grant ~ Managing Director, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.
Mark Lebovitch ~ Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Lewis T LeClair ~ McKool Smith
Lynn K. Neuner ~ Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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