Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations (Original Live Program Date: 9/17/09)
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 and government representatives. The presentation will touch on a broad array of ethical issues, devoting special attention to current developments concerning prosecution and regulatory strategies, conflicts of interests, protection and waiver of the attorney-client privilege, counseling of employee witnesses, and the federalization of ethical obligations imposed on attorneys under the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation of 2002.
This program provides 3.0 credits in ethics
Standards for Prosecuting Corporate Fraud by Federal & State Prosecutors & Agencies: The Impact of the Revised Justice Department Charging Guidelines (Original Live Program Date: 6/23/09)
This CLE program will review the revised DOJ guidelines for prosecuting corporate fraud (adopted in August 2008) and related issues, including privilege waiver in the context of investigations by federal and state agencies and prosecutors who are not governed by the DOJ guidelines. The panel will feature federal and state prosecutors and practitioners who will discuss how the new charging guidelines have been applied in practice in the ten months since their adoption and how other agencies have addressed similar issues.
This program provides 2.5 credits in ethics.