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Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World

Recorded on: Nov. 27, 2017
Running Time: 01:00:39

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Taken from the Web Program Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals (NYC) Recorded November 2017 in New York

Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World [01:00:39]
  • What exposure does counsel have for participating in the negotiation and execution of contracts?
  • Protecting sensitive information and responding ethically to opponents’ probes for it
  • The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes
  • Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions  - ethical challenges
  • Responsibilities of the firm/legal department for a supervising and/or subordinate attorney’s ethical lapse
  • Discovery Ethics: Use of social media, and recording conversations

James Q. Walker, Frank J. Weigand 

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  • Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World
    James Q. Walker
  • Ethical Questions–2017: Exposure of Counsel for Negotiation and Execution of Contracts; Protecting Sensitive Client Information and Responding Ethically to Opponent Probes for It; Misrepresentation, Fraudulent Nondisclosure and Omissions
    Shelby L. Drury
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  • Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World_Power Point
    James Q. Walker
    James Q. Walker ~ Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
    Frank J. Weigand ~ General Counsel, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Head of HSBC Global Markets Legal (Americas)
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