Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations: Views from All Sides

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Program Chair:

Frank H. Wohl
Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP

  • This annual update 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 and other entities. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of counsel for the entity, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives 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 interest, protection and waiver of the attorney-client privilege, counseling of employee witnesses, and issues raised by global investigations, involving multinational entities.

    Live Program & Webcast: $229 for Members | $329 for Nonmembers
    In-House Counsel: Free for Members | $279 for Nonmembers
    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2017-2019), Judges (and their staff who are also members), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Richard F. Albert
    Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
    Professor Bruce A. Green
    Fordham University School of Law
    Rita M. Glavin
    Seward & Kissel LLP
    Joon H. Kim
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP
    Amy E. Millard
    Clayman & Rosenberg, LLP
    Damian Williams
    Co-Chief, Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force
    U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

  • 6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Introduction

    Frank H. Wohl

    6:15 p.m. – 6:35 p.m. Part I — Investigating Counsel

    • Responsibilities of Investigating Counsel
    • Cross-Border Issues

    Joon H. Kim

    6:35 p.m. – 6:55 p.m. Part II — Counsel for the Company

    •  Protecting the Company
    • Cross-Border Issues

    Rita Glavin

    6:55 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Part III — Counsel for Targets

    • Joint Defense Agreements
    • Protecting Client Information

    Richard Albert

    7:15 p.m. – 7:35 p.m. Break
    7:35 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Part IV – Pool Counsel for Individuals

    • Joint or Multiple Representations
    • Protecting Client Information

    Amy Millard

    8:00 p.m. -8:20  p.m. Part V — Counsel for the Government

    • Current Government Policies
    • Expectations of Investigating Counsel and Companies

    Damian Williams

    8:20 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. Ethics Wrap-Up

    Professor Bruce A. Green

    8:40 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Questions and Answers


  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    3.0 Ethics
    New Jersey:
    3.3 Professional Responsibility
    3.0 Professional Responsibility
    2.5 Professional Responsibility

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    White Collar Crime, Michael Schachter, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |