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Governance Ethics Hot Topic - Counsel's Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved

Recorded on: Mar. 10, 2017
Running Time: 01:00:16

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Taken from the Web Program Corporate Governance: A Master Class 2017 recorded March, 2017 in New York.

Governance Ethics Hot Topic - Counsel's Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved [01:00:16]
  • Ethical as well as strategic considerations in informing and involving the Board
  • Risks of not involving the Board
  • When and how to get the Board involved
  • How the Board should seek and react to involvement
  • When do the Board or its members need separate counsel
  • Discussion of pertinent ABA Model Rules, including 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, and 1.13

Moderator: Dixie L. Johnson
Speakers: David M. Becker. Prof. Jonathan Lipson, Richard D. Owens

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Some Ethical Issues Involving Board Representation
    William R. Baker , David M. Becker
  • Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved at Not-for-Profit Organizations Or: On Being the “Lawyer for the Problem”
    Jonathan C. Lipson
David M Becker ~ Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Dixie L Johnson ~ King & Spalding
Jonathan Lipson ~ Harold E. Kohn Chair and Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Richard D Owens ~ Latham & Watkins LLP
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