2-Hour Program

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Overview

This program continues to deliver lively analysis of recent legal ethics developments and their related practice pointers for corporate lawyers.  Our expert panel will discuss common ethical pitfalls arising out of multijurisdictional practice along with related ethical issues that corporate lawyers often face.  The faculty will also address how jurisdictional distinctions regarding an ethics matter can prompt changes in the way counsel approaches that same matter, depending on where he or she practices.

What You Will Learn
• New developments in multijurisdictional practice issues (including the interplay and disparity of various state ethics rules, different enforcement regimes, and U.S. rules vs. international rules)
• Current issues relating to multiple representation
• Recent developments involving conflicts of interest
• Whistleblower remedies for corporate counsel
• Dangers to corporate counsel in civil discovery
• New developments in confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, and the attorney work-product doctrine (including disclosure obligations to third parties, the status of government pressure to waive, selective waiver, and inadvertent waiver)
• Lawyers’ exposure to civil liability
• Dangers to lawyers who sit as directors of public companies

Special Features
Earn 2 hours of Ethics credit
 
Who Should Attend
 Corporate lawyers and other allied professionals interested in learning about the ethical issues corporate lawyers face should find this program helpful. 

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