Ethics

Ethics (2018 Views from the Bench)

This panel will explore key bankruptcy issues concerning the lawyer’s obligation to be “disinterested” and free from having adverse interests. How do these bankruptcy issues relate to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, including RPCs 1.6 (“Confidentiality of Information”), 1.7 (“Conflict of Interest: Current Clients”), 1.9 (“Duties to Former Clients”), 1.18 (“Duties to Prospective Clients”), 3.3 (“Candor Toward the Tribunal”) and 4.1 (“Truthfulness in Statements to Others”)?

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Ethics Roundtable

This panel will discuss various ethical issues in consumer- and business-related bankruptcy cases and other restructurings.

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Consumer: Consumer and UST Ethics Issues: Bankruptcy Billing, Bundling and the UpRight Decision

This panel will address hot topics in the consumer bankruptcy world, including analysis of the UpRight decision and the ongoing evolution of fee arrangements.

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Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence/Technology in the Legal Industry

As fast-emerging technologies change the way we conceive of how we will practice law in the very near future, ethics rules will need to address this revolution. The panelists will discuss how to keep ahead of these developments and adapt our practices to best understand and address our developing ethical obligations.

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Facing the #MeToo Movement in the Legal Profession: Sexual Harassment and Misconduct, the Rules of Professional Conduct and the Code of Judicial Conduct

Rarely has a hashtag so completely captured the urgency and gravity of a major shift in national consciousness. This panel of experts will lead an interactive discussion on issues confronting the legal profession in the #MeToo world, examining legal, practical and ethical considerations through a series of vignettes. What should be done about the difficult client that represents a significant portion of firm revenue? What are best practices for lawyers in supervisory and managerial roles?

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Conflict Issues and Getting Paid

This panel will address various ethical issues including conflicts, chapter 7 bundling and payment arrangements, and chapter 11 retention and fee applications. Learn how to identify potential conflicts, and discover strategies to deal with them. The panel will also discuss the negotiation of fee agreements before and the application for payment of fees during bankruptcy cases.

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Your Ethical Duties

This panel focuses on the duties professionals have to protect electronically stored client information, best practices, ethical obligations and business considerations.

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Blurring the Lines: The Advent and Ethics of Multidisciplinary Practice

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Consumer Workshop II: Ethics and Avoiding Malpractice

This panel will help you sort through the following questions: How do you avoid missing deadlines in a fast-paced practice? How do you avoid ethical issues when advising clients and preparing witnesses? What are the requirements for and limitations on fee agreements? How do you deal with incomplete or factually inaccurate statements by your client?

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Ethics and Privilege Issues: The truth, the whole truth [subject to any and all applicable privileges], and nothing but the truth.

This panel will discuss the scope of mediation privilege, including waiving privilege with co-clients, privilege in regards to small firms, the "at issue" waiver doctrine, and ethics and privilege issues related to technology.

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