Professional Ethics For Legal and Compliance Summit

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
New York | 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY, United States of America 10036

RCA, NYSBA’s Committee on Attorney Professionalism and Dechert proudly announce Professional Ethics for Legal and Compliance – NYC 2018.

The Faculty will explore issues and developments relating to the ethical duties and responsibilities of General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officers, in-house counsel, and other legal and compliance staff in the context of:

· Internal investigations
· Regulatory examinations and inquiries
· Enforcement actions
· Civil litigation
· Criminal prosecutions
· Financial statement audits
· Whistleblower complaints

Faculty members will evaluate these issues from several perspectives, including:

· Counsel and staff for the entity
· Investigating counsel
· Counsel for individual executives
· Counsel for government agencies


To register, please visit the Regulatory Compliance Association website. Please use code 'DECHERT' at checkout for complimentary registration.


1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Registration

1:30 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. – Chairman’s Opening Remarks

1:40 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. – Professional Ethics for Legal & Compliance Part 1

· Conflicts of interest
· Preservation and waiver of attorney-client privilege
· Work-product doctrine issues
· Counseling of employee witnesses
· Regulatory issues
· Joint representation

3:20 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. – Afternoon Coffee and Tea Break

3:40 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Professional Ethics for Legal & Compliance Part 2

· Application of the rules to a scenario involving a global investigation and questions for the audience based on the scenario