James Walker presents “Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2013” PLI briefing

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February 20, 2013
New York, New York

On February 20, 2013, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner James Q. Walker presented a PLI briefing titled “Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2013.”

Topics discussed include:

  • New developments in multijurisdictional practice issues (including the interplay and disparity of various state ethics rules, different enforcement regimes, interplay between U.S. rules and international rules);
  • Current issues relating to multiple representation;
  • Virtual law offices, ethical screens, and outsourcing;
  • Recent developments involving conflict of interest;
  • Whistleblower remedies for corporate counsel;
  • Dangers to corporate counsel in civil discovery;
  • New developments in confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, and the attorney work-product doctrine (including disclosure obligations to third parties, the status of government pressure to waive, selective waiver, and inadvertent waiver); and
  • Lawyers’ exposure to civil liability.

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