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Hot Topics in Ethics: Brave New World, Same Venerable Rules

This program will address how, in a world otherwise transformed by information technology and increased competition, ethical rules developed in earlier eras continue to set important limits on what an attorney may do. The panel includes attorneys with deep experience in professional discipline, litigation and cyber-risk. More

Original Recording Date: 9/17/2013

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Getting to Yes, Practically & Ethically: Settlement agreements in Product Liability Cases

With a focus on group and mass settlements, the Product Liability Committee will present a panel of experienced practitioners and jurists to discuss best practices in reaching an ethical settlement agreement. Topics to be discussed include: the ethical considerations regarding aggregate settlements, the use of settlement masters, and settlement agreement provisions relating to indemnification by plaintiffs (and their counsel), qualified settlement funds under the Treasury Regs, and limitations on counsel’s acceptance of additional cases. More

Original Recording Date: 4/24/2014

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Answers to Everyday Ethical Questions

Join us to discuss how the Rules of Professional Conduct, and related decisions, opinions and commentary are applied to concrete situations that confront lawyers in everyday practice. A prominent faculty will discuss and take questions from the audience on a series of ethical conundrums. More

Original Recording Date: 6/26/2014

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Ethics For Advertising Lawyers

Advertising lawyers confront many novel ethical issues as a result of their unique practice area. Some of these issues grow out of the “tripartite” relationship among the attorney, advertising agency, and advertising client. Others arise because advertising lawyers often find themselves on the cutting edge of technology, social media, and digital communications – areas that are of increasing concern to disciplinary authorities and ethics committees. More

Original Recording Date: 10/17/2014

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Professional Liability, Legal Ethics & Risk Management: Preventing, Defending & Obtaining Insurance for Claims Against Law Firms

This program will address legal ethics violations and other issues that result in claims against firms. Using a series of hypotheticals, a panel of experts will explore: risk management strategies to prevent claims, how to defend the law firm while complying with ethical duties to the firm’s clients, how to obtain insurance coverage for legal malpractice claims, and how to coordinate the defense and insurance strategies.Program Chair: STEPHEN A. More

Original Recording Date: 1/31/2013

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Ethical Dangers of Lawyers Using Technology & Social Media

Lawyers are more dependent on electronic communication and social media than ever before. They use it to advertise in order to attract business. More

Original Recording Date: 1/14/2014

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Ethical Issues Confronting Insurers, Policyholders & Counsel in Complex Financial & Securities Litigation

At this program, faculty members will use a hypothetical fact pattern to launch a wide ranging discussion of ethics problems that can arise when lawyers represent plaintiffs, defendants or insurers in connection with financial or securities litigation. The program will address questions involving conflicts of interest, preservation of attorney-client privilege, duties with respect to document preservation and production, and other important legal ethics issues. More

Original Recording Date: 1/24/2014

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Ethical Issues in Employment Law

In the constantly evolving area of employment law, practitioners routinely face a number of ethical questions. This seminar will address some of the ethical issues that arise in employment litigation and internal investigations. During the seminar, a panel of experts will examine a number of issues, including common ethical pitfalls in employment litigation, as well as issues related to social media, the consideration of arrest and conviction records in hiring decisions, and whistleblower protection.Program Co-chairs: Janelle L. More

Original Recording Date: 10/17/2013

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  • $147.50
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Ethics In The Empire State: Are You Familiar With The Latest Rules Of Professional Conduct?

This course provides an overview of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct (“RPC”) for attorneys, which became effective in April 2009. Among the highlights are discussions of four key areas of change from the Code of Professional Responsibility that the RPC superseded: • New exceptions to the duty of confidentiality • What to do when your client presents false evidence to the tribunal • “Ghostwriting,” or assistance with the preparation of pleadings or other court filings for a nominally pro se client without disclosure of the attorney’s involvement • Rules regarding prospective clients Significant time will also be spent on other cutting-edge ethical issues, including problems that arise in the areas of e-discovery, electronic files, and the Internet. More

Original Recording Date: 3/13/2013

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Hot Button Issues of Legal Ethics

Members of the Professional Ethics Committee will discuss and provide guidance on how to deal with the following "hot button" issues in this program. • Litigation funding • Escrow accounts (will address, among other things, the issue of what to do when a client directs a lawyer not to remit settlement funds) • Aggressive litigation tactics, and why these are unlikely to work as a matter of strategy • Lawyers following orders - supervision of other attorneys Program Chair: Katie M. More

Original Recording Date: 11/13/2013

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  • $150.00
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Ethics in the Electronic Age: Be Careful When Using That Smart Phone, Tablet, Blog, Social Network...

Lawyers today are faced with a mind-boggling array of technological options designed to help them run their practices, communicate with their clients, store their data, and market their services. Many of these technologies – such as cloud storage, internet-based software, mobile devices, social media, and predictive coding – have created tremendous efficiencies, particularly for solo and small firm lawyers. More

Original Recording Date: 6/2/2014

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E-Discovery 2015: Best Practices and Ethical Implications

Technology has taken hold in the eDiscovery realm. Codes of professional responsibility and court rules have raised the bar on attorneys’ technological competence. What skills and knowledge do counsel need to meet judicial expectations and ethical obligations and reduce the risk of sanctions? Our experienced faculty will consider intersections of technology and ethics, court expectations and business realities in the world of electronic information and eDiscovery as well as demystify data sources, the use of technology in eDiscovery, and the role of expertise to reduce cost and risk, in the context of the eDiscovery lifecycle of preservation, collection, review, and production. More

Original Recording Date: 4/15/2015

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Current Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel & Those Who Advise Them

This ethics program is designed especially for in-house counsel and outside counsel advising their in-house clients. Using a stimulating series of hypotheticals based on real-life experience, a panel of experts will review a variety of important professional responsibility issues that affect corporate counsel on a daily basis. More

Original Recording Date: 6/1/2015

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Selected Ethics Issues in Mediation & Settlement

This program will address a number of ethics issues that can arise in mediation and settlement negotiations. With a specific focus on confidentiality, conflicts of interest and related issues, the program will discuss ethics questions from the point of view of the mediator, the outside lawyer, and even the client. More

Original Recording Date: 6/16/2015

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The Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

This panel discussion will provide a review of attorney-client privilege. The panel, consisting of highly accomplished and experienced practitioners including a member of the judiciary, will address the relevant legal standards and best practices on a wide-range of key privilege issues, including:• role of in-house counsel• internal investigations• disclosure to third parties (i.e., the government)• recent case law concerning the privilege. More

Original Recording Date: 11/19/2014

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Ethics, Discipline & Real World Obligations 2015

A premier faculty drawn from the judiciary, the disciplinary bar and law firms will focus on the ethical and potential disciplinary issues confronting attorneys in everyday litigation practice, including: A premier faculty drawn from the judiciary, the disciplinary bar and law firms will focus on the ethical and potential disciplinary issues confronting attorneys in everyday litigation practice, including:• Challenges in witness preparation Where is the line between suborning perjury and effective preparation? Payments to witnesses• Dealings with jurors Use of social media in jury selection Post-verdict contacts• Conduct toward judges Disclosure obligations under Rule 3.3 of New York’s Rules of Professional Conduct Critical statements to the press Critical statements in court• Attorney civilityProgram Chair: Edward M. More

Original Recording Date: 3/26/2015

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Residential Real Estate Closings: What You Need to Know From Pre-Contract to Closing, Day 1

This program will cover the basics of the purchase and sale of cooperatives, condominiums and houses. The panelists will review forms of ownership, pre-contract due diligence, transfer and mortgage taxes, title insurance and lien searches. The program will also cover the contract of sale, including a review of the loan contingency clause and other most frequently negotiated contract provisions, general estate planning considerations, commonly encountered problems (such as combined apartments), and “how to” close a transaction. More

Original Recording Date: 9/22/2014

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Ethical Considerations For Corporate Investigations: Views From All Sides

This annual updates program will explore current issues and recent developments relating to ethical duties and responsibilities of attorneys and other participants in corporate internal investigations involving public companies. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of counsel for the corporation, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives and government representatives. More

Original Recording Date: 9/30/2014

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Law Review CLE: Business Formations for Small & Emerging Companies

Small and emerging business owners must effectively manage the legal aspects of running a business. Startup operations consult with legal professionals to ensure successful completion of corporate formation, filings and other statutory regulations. Established businesses are often faced with legal matters that require knowledge of employment and independent contracting. More

Original Recording Date: 6/19/2013
Skills (60): 3.0

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A Practical Guide to LLCs

In this seminar, an experienced panel will provide a practical introduction to LLCs. The panel will compare the LLC structure to those corporations (including S corporations), partnerships and limited partnerships, citing the advantages and disadvantages of each such entity and how such advantages and disadvantages can shape one’s choice-of-entity decision. More

Original Recording Date: 11/21/2014

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  • $265.50
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The 10th Annual Institute on Tax Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions: New Approaches for the Economic Recovery---Day 2

The Institute will explore current tax developments and planning opportunities relating to mergers and acquisitions. The speakers will include nationally recognized corporate tax specialists and top IRS officials. The program offers an in-depth look at a full range of issues, including taxable and tax-free acquisitions; private equity, venture capital, and LBOs; international transactions; spin-offs; tax accounting issues; negotiating a corporate acquisition; bankruptcy & insolvency; consolidated returns and ethical issues in tax practice.Program Chair: MICHAEL L. More

Original Recording Date: 4/26/2013
Skills (60): 1.5

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  • $472.00