Helen Gredd, Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP; Prof. Bruce A. Green, Louis Stein Professor of Law Fordham University School of Law; Daniel R. Alonso, chief assistant district attorney New York County
The program explores 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 are discussed from the point of view of counsel for the corporation, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives and government representatives. The presentation touches 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, the federalization of ethical obligations imposed on attorneys under the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation of 2002, and the impact of the Dodd-Frank legislation of 2010.