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Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2017

Recorded on: Dec. 28, 2017
Running Time: 02:18:06

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At this unique interactive program based on the video “Negotiation Ethics – Where is the Brink?” faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios. Topics covered include:
  • Can you examine metadata in draft deal documents?
  • Are you under an obligation to correct drafting mistakes made by the other side?
  • When can you contact the opposing business people directly about deal issues?
  • What happens if you inadvertently receive relevant information?
  • Where is the line between puffery and lying?
  • Are inside and outside counsel treated differently under the rules?
  • Do advance waivers address conflicts for transactional work?
  • With a waiver, can counsel be on opposite sides of the same transaction?
  • What issues are presented if transfers to an affiliated company are involved and one  of the affiliates is in financial distress?

Lecture Topics [Total time 02:18:06]

  • Introduction [00:02:04]
    David G. Keyko
  • Ethics for Corporate Lawyers [02:16:02]
    David G. Keyko, Hon. James C. Francis IV (Ret.), Jennifer A. Paradise, James Q. Walker, Jane Wasman

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • New York Rules of Professional Conduct (Effective April 1, 2009, as amended through January 1, 2017, with commentary as amended through January 1, 2017)
  • The Downward Spiral: A Morality Play in Several Acts
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • Dealing with an Ethical Dilemma
    Deborah A. Scalise
  • Deborah A. Scalise and Sarah Jo Hamilton, Ethics Update 2017
    Deborah A. Scalise
  • Ethics Resources 2017
    Deborah A. Scalise
  • Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters, 22 NYCRR § 1240.11, Diversion to a Mentoring Program (effective October 1, 2016)
    Richard M. Maltz
  • New York Judiciary Law § 90, Admission to and removal from practice by appellate division; character committees (McKinney 2017)
    Richard M. Maltz
  • In re Apple, 148 A.D.3d 217 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2d Dept. 2017)
    Richard M. Maltz
  • In re Furtzaig, 305 A.D.2d 7 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 1st Dept. 2003)
    Richard M. Maltz
  • In re Saghir, 86 A.D.3d 121 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2d Dept. 2011)
    Richard M. Maltz
  • In re Galasso, 19 N.Y.3d 688 (2012)
    Richard M. Maltz
  • Pearl v. Metropolitan Transp. Authority, 156 A.D.2d 281 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 1st Dept. 1989)
    Richard M. Maltz
  • Ball of Confusion: Practicing Law from Your Second Home in Another State
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • What Is a Lawyer’s Duty to Prevent Disclosure of Confidential Information through a Cyber-Hack?
    James Q. Walker
  • Advance Conflict Waivers—An Overview
    Sarah D. McShea
  • Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Negotiations
    David G. Keyko
  • Negotiation Ethics in Five Acts—”Where Is the Brink?” (Script)
    David G. Keyko

Presentation Material

  • Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Negotiation Ethics in Five Acts (PowerPoint Slides)
    David G. Keyko

David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Hon. James C. Francis IV (Ret.) ~ Distinguished Lecturer, CUNY School of Law
Jennifer A. Paradise ~ White & Case LLP
James Q. Walker ~ Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
Jane Wasman ~ President, International and General Counsel, Acorda Therapeutics
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