Partner Mike Sweeney will discuss key professional responsibility concepts and recent legal developments in transactional practice. Topics will include confidentiality, privilege and related matters, conflicts, “beauty contests,” communications with represented parties, issues related to metadata, client identity, “up the ladder” reporting and the SEC’s Sarbanes-Oxley rules.
1 Hour of Professional Responsibility Credit
All sessions will take place at the firm’s Chicago office. Sessions will also be made available via video webcast for those who cannot attend the in-person presentations.
Please contact Ashley Arp at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to register for one or more programs, receive a program via webcast or receive more information about these sessions.
Illinois requires that attorneys with last names starting with N-Z participate in 24 hours of MCLE approved programming by June 30, 2011. Four hours of the total must be accredited for Professional Responsibility. Sidley Austin LLP is an Accredited CLE Provider in Illinois, New York and California, and these sessions are designed in accordance with the requirements of those jurisdictions. Participation in these CLE events may be used to satisfy an attorney’s MCLE requirements in those states.