Please join us as Mayer Brown partners Michael Butowsky, Cary Malkin and Lennine Occhino discuss the Ethical Duties of the In-House Lawyer, including the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the 2010 Illinois Amendments. The presentation will also cover other rules governing in-house attorneys, such as Sarbanes Oxley and the SEC Conduct Rules, and will specifically address the following issues relevant to in-house counsel at investment firms:

  • Which ethics rules apply to in-house attorneys?
  • Who is the in-house attorney's client?
  • Protecting privileged communications
  • Conflicts and waivers
  • Document retention: Professional obligation vs. SEC requirements
  • Compensation and conflicts
  • Formal legal opinions

Michael R. Butowsky
Cary J. Malkin
Lennine Occhino

Date & Time
Monday, April 12, 2010
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration and Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Program

Mayer Brown LLP
71 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

  • Lunch will be provided.
  • 1.5 hours of Illinois professional responsibility CLE credit pending
  • There is no charge for this program.

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