Ethical issues for corporate lawyers
Friday, November 13, 2015
Welcome and Introduction to the Program - Dean Martin H. Brinkley
Ethical Issues Related to Cloud Storage, Cybersecurity, and Data
panel will discuss the ethical issues related to cloud storage, cybersecurity
and data breaches, including the duty of confidentiality. Discussion will also
touch upon how these issues play out in mergers and acquisitions
Ethical Issues Related to Alternative and
Computerized Legal Service Providers
panel will discuss the ethical issues related to alternative and computerized
legal service providers, including the lawyer’s duty to supervise and the
lawyer’s responsibility for accuracy.
Networking Lunch (Included)
Enjoy lunch with the panelists and other attendees. In the past, we have had a number of in-house attorneys attend this program from both smaller and larger businesses throughout the state.
A Primer on Ethical Rules in the UK, EU, and
other non-U.S. Jurisdictions and Implications for the International Deal
panel will provide a basic discussion of areas where ethical rules, cultural
differences, and deal ethics may differ between the United States and other
jurisdictions, including differing views of conflicts issues. Other issues to
be discussed include the force of ethics rules in other jurisdictions,
differing views of contract obligations, how to build rapport in international
deals, and post-transaction conduct.
Corporate Family Conflicts of Interest
panel will discuss the conflicts of interest issues when dealing with a company
and its subsidiaries or other members of the corporate family. The panel will
also consider related issues that arise in the context of joint ventures,
including joint ventures with an international entity.