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Answers to Everyday Ethical Questions

Join us to discuss how the Rules of Professional Conduct, and related decisions, opinions and commentary are applied to concrete situations that confront lawyers in everyday practice. A prominent faculty will discuss and take questions from the audience on a series of ethical conundrums. More

Original Recording Date: 6/26/2014

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Ethics for Litigators

This program will examine a variety of issues involving ethics and professional responsibility in the context of a civil litigation practice. An experienced panel of attorneys and Judges will discuss: recent developments in the law regarding lawyer’s ethical considerations, real life tips and strategies, recent disciplinary proceedings, and the ethical issues relating to public interest and/or government attorneys.Program Chair: Jed Weiss, Cole SchotzAgenda6:00-6:15 Introduction and Opening Remarks6:15-6:35 A view from the Bench, Just How Far Can A Lawyer Go to Please His/Her Client – Judge Jeffrey Oing, New York Supreme Court Commercial Division6:35-6:50 Ethical Issues and Government Attorneys – Muriel Goode-Trufant, Division Chief, Special Federal Litigation Division New York City Law Dept.6:50 – 7:05 Know The Law! Ethics in Litigation Involving Social Media – Glenn Kazlow, General Counsel, Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard, PA7:05 – 7:15 Break7:15 - 7:35 Recent Developments – Professor Jay C. More

Original Recording Date: 5/20/2014

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Insider Trading 2014: New Developments in Investigating, Prosecuting & Defending Cases

Insider trading continues to be a high enforcement priority for both the SEC and DOJ. Both agencies have devoted unprecedented resources to investigating insider trading violations, continue to employ aggressive investigative techniques, and ventured into new substantive territories and prosecution theories. More

Original Recording Date: 10/20/2014

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Current Governance Issues in Coops & Condos

This updated annual seminar is intended for attorneys who represent cooperatives and condominiums and, in particular, those who serve as directors on cooperative and condominium boards. If you attended the Hot Topics in Coops & Condos program in April, you won’t want to miss this program!Program Chair: Dale J. More

Original Recording Date: 6/3/2015

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Every Contract is a Litigation Waiting to Happen

Market standard clauses that appear in many business contracts (e.g. choice of law clauses, integration clauses, fee-shifting clauses) often do not work as intended when tested in the court room. This seminar identifies which clauses are subject to repeat litigation, and makes practical drafting suggestions that will reduce the risk of contract disputes. More

Original Recording Date: 6/8/2015

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The False Claims Act in Construction Projects

One of the fastest growing litigation areas today involves the False Claims Act (FCA), and in particular as concerning construction projects with the federal government. Failing to appreciate the very broad reach of the FCA exposes contractors to serious financial penalties including treble damages, as well as suspension and debarment from contracting with the federal and even state governments. More

Original Recording Date: 6/17/2015

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Taking & Defending Depositions: Strategic Tips & Techniques

Litigators know that the deposition is a crucial opportunity to evaluate an adversary's case, challenge key theories and witnesses, and to seek admissions for use in a potential summary judgment motion or at trial. Whether you are a first-year litigation associate or a senior partner, come learn how to maximize your effectiveness at taking, preparing for, and defending depositions. More

Original Recording Date: 2/3/2015

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Representing Clients in Federal & State Criminal Tax Investigations: Defense Strategies & Prosecution Initiatives Every Attorney Needs to Know

This program will focus on strategies that attorneys can use to best represent taxpayers under criminal investigation. Topics to be covered include elements of commonly prosecuted federal and state tax crimes, current IRS and DOJ tax prosecution initiatives, (particularly foreign bank account investigations), voluntary disclosures to state and federal authorities, reacting to the commencement of a criminal investigation, administrative vs. More

Original Recording Date: 6/9/2014

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The Future of Class Actions

This program will provide attorneys with an examination of the current status and future direction of class action litigation in light of a series of recent Supreme Court decisions and other federal decisions raising fundamental questions about the viability of the class action mechanism. More

Original Recording Date: 3/3/2015

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Recent Developments & Updated in the Practice of Disabilities Law

The program will focus on recent legal developments in education, labor, civil rights and accessibility, mental illness, and employment as they relate to people with disabilities. Presenters will include litigators who argued some of the cases that will be discussed as well as lawyers who are expert in their fields. More

Original Recording Date: 5/12/2014

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Recent Developments in Document Retention: Legal, Ethical & Practical Advice in the Context of Criminal, Regulatory & Civil Litigation

This program will provide practical advice and ethical guidance for in-house and outside counsel confronted with document retention issues in the context of criminal and regulatory investigations, as well as civil litigation. Experts will discuss the proper design and implementation of document retention policies, the legal requirements that arise in the context of investigations and litigation, and penalties and other sanctions that have been imposed for document retention failures. More

Original Recording Date: 10/21/2014

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Federal Court Practice 101: Introduction to the Nuts & Bolts of Federal Civil Practice

This program is designed to introduce attorneys, particularly those in their first three years of practice, to the nuts and bolts of federal civil practice. By focusing on real-life scenarios andpractical skills, the panelists will share their advice on how to succeed at each stage of litigationin federal court, from the initial conference to the close of discovery. More

Original Recording Date: 11/10/2014

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E-Discovery 2015: Best Practices and Ethical Implications

Technology has taken hold in the eDiscovery realm. Codes of professional responsibility and court rules have raised the bar on attorneys’ technological competence. What skills and knowledge do counsel need to meet judicial expectations and ethical obligations and reduce the risk of sanctions? Our experienced faculty will consider intersections of technology and ethics, court expectations and business realities in the world of electronic information and eDiscovery as well as demystify data sources, the use of technology in eDiscovery, and the role of expertise to reduce cost and risk, in the context of the eDiscovery lifecycle of preservation, collection, review, and production. More

Original Recording Date: 4/15/2015

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Selected Ethics Issues in Mediation & Settlement

This program will address a number of ethics issues that can arise in mediation and settlement negotiations. With a specific focus on confidentiality, conflicts of interest and related issues, the program will discuss ethics questions from the point of view of the mediator, the outside lawyer, and even the client. More

Original Recording Date: 6/16/2015

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Current Developments in Commercial Division Practice

Commercial Division justices and practitioners will review and update practice and procedure in the Supreme Court’s Commercial Division. The program will cover recent rule changes and proposals and noteworthy commercial decisions rendered in the Commercial and Appellate Divisions, including on discovery, motions to dismiss, and summary judgment. More

Original Recording Date: 6/22/2015

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The Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

This panel discussion will provide a review of attorney-client privilege. The panel, consisting of highly accomplished and experienced practitioners including a member of the judiciary, will address the relevant legal standards and best practices on a wide-range of key privilege issues, including:• role of in-house counsel• internal investigations• disclosure to third parties (i.e., the government)• recent case law concerning the privilege. More

Original Recording Date: 11/19/2014

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Ethical Considerations For Corporate Investigations: Views From All Sides

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, counsel for individual executives and government representatives. More

Original Recording Date: 9/30/2014

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