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Legal Ethics for Corporate Counsel: Challenges in Representing Corporate Families


July 20, 2011


2011 Program


Sponsored by Shearman & Sterling LLP


New York


Virtually every corporation of any size has more than one business entity. General Counsel face complex corporate family issues including which entity is the client; conflicts of interest; authority of the parent’s Board over the other entities; maintaining the corporate veil; how to conduct investigations; reconciling conflicting laws of different jurisdictions; employee rights; and privilege issues. These Distinguished Speakers will address key ethics considerations facing corporate families including an in-depth discussion of the important issue of preserving privilege within corporate families in various situations such as a Spin-Off/Divestiture/Bankruptcy Scenario or in a Jurisdiction that does not recognize a privilege.

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