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Tailored to focus on what is happening today in banking and financial services, this half-day program will take an in-depth look at the prevalent legal ethics issues attorneys of all experience levels encounter. Our faculty of experts come from diverse positions in the industry and will share their experience to illustrate common areas of potential ethical risk when working with clients in banking and financial services.
Topics of discussion will include attorney-client privilege and confidentiality issues, civil and regulatory liability exposure commonly confronted by attorneys, multiple representation pitfalls to avoid, available whistleblower remedies, and more. The faculty will address real-world scenarios and emphasize the tangible skills attorneys need to have when handling legal ethics issues. This program is essential viewing to stay up to date on how to avoid ethical traps as an attorney in 2021, and what you should do when you can't.
What You Will Learn
- Review legal ethics rules that apply to issues involving conflicts of interest, multiple representations, and “no contact” rules.
- How to handle internal investigation matters and the ethical pitfalls therein.
- What are your whistleblower remedies as corporate counsel?
- Can you be exposed to civil and regulatory liability as an attorney?
- Discuss the confidentiality and attorney-client privilege issues that arise when representing banking and financial services clients.
- Earn 2 hours of ethics credit.
Program Level: Overview
Intended Audience: All attorneys in banking and financial services.
Advanced Prep: None