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Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Ethics, Privilege and Investigations-Part I

Recorded on: Jan. 3, 2017
Running Time: 02:15:10

In this unique interactive program based on the video The “ Rasputin” Investigation-Ethics, Privilege and Investigations,  faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios while you “vote” electronically with the rest of the audience on the correct ethical responses.

You will learn:

  • Conflicts when lawyers for one corporate family member investigate another corporate family member
  • Lawyers’ ethical obligations when reporting to the board of directors and management
  • Lawyers’ ethical duties to protect privileged information and how to do so
  • Issues presented when dealing with public relations matters
  • Complications presented by the use of consultants and corporate outsourcing
  • Dealing with inadvertent disclosure and employee’s records


Lecture Topics [Total time 02:15:10]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.


  • Introduction* [00:01:51]
    David G. Keyko
  • Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Ethics, Privilege and Investigations [02:13:19]
    David G. Keyko, Nancy Axilrod, Hon. James C. Francis IV, James Q. Walker

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


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • New York Rules of Professional Conduct (Effective April 1, 2009 as amended through January 1, 2014 with Commentary as amended through March 28, 2015)
  • Why the “Stock” Decision Is Wrong—And Why It Is Right; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (October 10, 2016)
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • Keeping the Privilege: A Primer on the “Stock” Decision; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (October 10, 2016)
    Tyler Maulsby, Ronald C. Minkoff
  • How to Lose Your Legal Fee, Part 1: Excessive Fees; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (February 2016)
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • How to Lose Your Legal Fee, Part 2: Legal Fee Forfeiture; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (June/July 2016)
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • The New York Professional Responsibility Report: In-House Ethics Consultations and the Attorney-Client Privilege: Case Law (January 2009)
    Roy D. Simon
  • PLI Quiz Show Questions
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • Ethics Resources 2016
    Deborah A. Scalise
  • Ethics Update 2016
    Sarah Jo Hamilton, Deborah A. Scalise
  • Dealing With an Ethical Dilemma
    Deborah A. Scalise
  • Outline for the “Rasputin” Investigation—Ethics, Privilege and Investigations
    David G. Keyko
  • The “Rasputin” Investigation—Ethics, Privilege and Investigations (Script)
    David G. Keyko
  • Conflicts Arising from Determining Who Is the Client, Who Holds the Privilege, and Advance Waivers
    James Q. Walker

Presentation Material


  • Ethics, Privilege and Investigations – 2016
    David G. Keyko
Chairperson(s)
David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Speaker(s)
Nancy Axilrod ~ General Counsel, Coach, Inc.
Hon. James C. Francis IV (Ret.) ~ CUNY School of Law
James Q. Walker ~ Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
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