Seminar Will Examine Ethics Required During Corporate Investigations

Saturday, September 1, 2007 - 01:00

The New York City Bar Association is offering a CLE seminar titled Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations.

The program will take place on Monday, September 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City.

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 Act.

The program chair is Frank H. Wohl, Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP.

For details on CLE credits and program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (212) 382-6663 or visit www.nycbar.org.