1-Hour Program

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Overview

If there’s one sure way to find yourself answering to a disciplinary board, it’s making a mistake in a trust account. Accidental or intentional – it may make little difference. Join our discussion about various trust account requirements, risks, management, and guidance designed to keep you out of harm’s way.

Cassidy E. Chivers and Noah D. Fiedler of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will cover:

  • The governing ethics rules – 10 minutes
  • Best practices in trust accounting and reporting to the client – 15 minutes
  • Mitigating the risk of fraud by implementing security protocols – 15 minutes
  • Mistakes happen – how to promptly address inadvertent comingling, withdrawals, and transfers – 10 minutes
  • What bar regulators are looking for in a disciplinary response – 10 minutes

 

Program Level: Update

Intended Audience: In-house counsel, outside attorneys, accountants, compliance, finance and other allied professionals involved in the handling of client trust accounts

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

 

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