Ethics

Ethics Challenges of Today

This session will focus on several of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, including 1.2 (Scope of Representation and Allocation of Authority Between Client and Lawyer), 1.4 (Communications), 1.6 (Confidentiality of Info.), 1.7 (Conflict of Interest: Current Clients), 1.18 (Duties to Prospective Clients), 3.3 (Candor to Tribunal), 3.4 (Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel) and 7.3 (Solicitation of Clients).

$125.00
$125.00

Procedural, Practical and Economic Efficiencies: Rules and Rule Changes to Reflect Current Realities and Potential Ethical Landmines

This panel will present a discussion of bankruptcy rules and procedures that work and don’t work from a practical perspective, as well as reflections on how technology impacts current practice.

$125.00
$125.00

Ethics: Crime in Bankruptcy

This panel will discuss various crimes committed that either caused a bankruptcy, were discovered during a bankruptcy or were committed during the course of bankruptcy proceedings.

$125.00
$125.00
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Loose Lips Sink Ships: Mediation Confidentiality, Privilege and Ethics

$125.00
$125.00

Ethics

ABI will team up with IWIRC for an exciting and interactive discussion of real-world ethical dilemmas arising in bankruptcy practice, including while working from home. Play along with our panel of lawyers and judges as they discuss the “3 Cs” — confidentiality, communication and competence — along with information hygiene, duty to supervise, remote depositions and trials, judicial ethics, and much, much more!

$125.00
$125.00

Ethics Panel

This panel will look at ethical issues that arise in the context of bankruptcy proceedings, including protecting common interest privilege and retaining and compensating professionals. Panelists will discuss recent cases and share best practices.

$125.00
$125.00

Ethics: Who Is My Client, Anyway?

This panel will discuss chapter 11 ethical issues, including multiple related debtors, cases with PE shareholders and cases of closely held corporations, and will identify conflicts and strategies to deal with them.

$125.00
$125.00
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Examining Venue, Ethics and Bad-Faith Issues in 2020/2021 Bankruptcy Filings

Recent large bankruptcies like NRA, Boy Scouts of America, Roman Catholic Archdiocese, Purdue Pharma and J&J have invigorated debate over the longstanding issues of venue and bad faith in bankruptcy. This panel will explore matters surrounding venue and bad-faith filings, related ethics considerations, and the newest wave of reform initiatives.

$125.00
$125.00

Whoops! Ethics Issues Ripped from the Headlines: Recent Attorney Faux Pas

This panel of board-certified judges will break down some of the most interesting, shocking and sometimes amusing ethical missteps taken by members of the federal bar.

$125.00
$125.00
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The Future of Technology and the Practice of Law

This panel will provide an update on the key technological issues facing practicing attorneys today, including cyberattacks, software needs, Zoom updates, electronic signatures, hybrid hearings and cryptotechnology, as well as decentralized autonomous organizations and tokenized assets (i.e., NFTs, metaverse and DeFi).

$125.00
$125.00
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