Bar Association Of San FranciscoSchedules Variety Of Programs

Saturday, October 1, 2005 - 01:00

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) this month is planning a variety of CLE seminars covering issues of possible interest to corporate counsel.

The October schedule includes:

  • Friday, October 7, The 9th Annual Institute on Class Actions, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco, with speakers to be announced;
  • Thursday, October 13, Improving Your Organization's Control Environment - Current Practices in Corporate Ethics and Integrity, noon to 1:30 p.m. at the CLE Auditorium, 465 California Street, San Francisco, with speakers Alfredo Avila, senior manager-corporate compliance, Gap Inc., and Jaime Jue, manager-forensic, KPMG LLP;
  • Monday, October 17, Finding Fraud on and off the Books, noon to 1:30 p.m., also at the CLE Auditorium, with speaker Dan Ray, director-Litigation Services Group, Hemming Morse, Inc;
  • Thursday, October 20, Persuasive Legal Writing, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., also at the CLE Auditorium, with speakers Daniel U. Smith, certified appellate specialist, and Judge David Garcia (retired), San Francisco Superior Court;
  • Friday, October 21, Directors' Remorse: The Changing Landscape of Directors' Liability and D&O Insurance, noon to 1:30 p.m., also at the CLE Auditorium, with speakers Norman Allen, Carpenter Moore Insurance Services Inc.; Willie Bogan, vice president, assistant general counsel and assistant secretary, Catellus Development Corporation, and Sara Brody, Heller Ehrman, LLP.
  • For information on available CLE credits and registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

    To register for any of the sessions, call (415) 982-1600 or visit