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This half-day program takes an in-depth look at the prevalent legal ethics issues that confront, with a tailored focus to banking and financial services.
A faculty of leading attorneys will share from their experience to illustrate common areas of potential ethical risk when working with clients in banking and financial services. Topics will include the civil and regulatory liability exposure commonly confronted by attorneys, multiple representation pitfalls to avoid, attorney-client privilege issues, available whistleblower remedies, and more.
What You Will Learn
- Discuss the current, relevant ethical issues faced by financial services attorneys, including conflicts of interest, multiple representations, and “no contact” rules.
- Review the common confidentiality and attorney-client privilege issues when representing banking and financial services clients.
- Best practices for representing clients facing parallel investigations.
- What are your whistleblower remedies as corporate counsel?
- What are the common legal ethics issues in internal investigations? How can you avoid them?
- What is your exposure as a lawyer to civil and regulatory liability?
- Earn two hours of Ethics credit
Program Level: Overview
Intended Audience: All attorneys in banking and financial services.
Advanced Prep: None