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Symposium: “Litigating Business Ethics”

WHAT: CLE Course, "Litigating Business Ethics" (No. 61450)
WHERE: The University of Texas School of Law
WHEN: Thursday, March 25, 2004 and Friday, March 26, 2004
COST: $30/person
REGISTRATION: Call The Review of Litigation at 471-4386. They will call you back to confirm your registration.

Press Release

Thursday, March 25th

Welcome and Opening Remarks.........................................................................................................1:00 p.m.
Dean Alexandra Albright, The University of Texas School of Law

Director’s Duties in the Post-Enron World.........................................................................................1:05 p.m.
Professor Margaret Blair, Research Director for the Sloan- Georgetown University Law Center Project on Business Institutions

2:20 p.m.-2:35 p.m. Break

Corporate Criminal Liability and Institutional Ethical Failures..........................................................2:35 p.m.
Samuel Buell, Special Attorney with the Enron Task Force for the U.S. Department of Justice

The Ethics of Corporate Involvement with Political Action Committees...........................................3:50 p.m.
Terry Scarborough, Partner at Hance, Scarborough, Wright, Woodward & Weisbart in Austin, TX.

5:00 p.m.-5:10 p.m. Closing


Friday, March 26th

Reliance on Advice of Professionals as a Defense to Business Crimes............................................9:00 a.m.
Matthew Friedrich, Special Attorney with the Enron Task Force for the U.S. Department of Justice

Procedures to Recover For Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Committed
by LLC Members, Managers, and Partners in Limited Partnerships
...............................................10:00 a.m.
Professor Jim Burkhard, Associate Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law

11:00 a.m.-11:10 a.m. Break

Whistleblower Claims Brought by In-house Counsel and Executive Officers....................................11:10 a.m.
Ken Hughes, Partner at Glickman & Hughes, L.L.P. in Houston, TX.

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch Break

Luncheon and Panel Discussion:
“How Should Lawyers Protect Themselves in Midst of Client-Created Ethical Problems?”
.............1:00 p.m.
Honorable Fred Biery, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas
Samuel Buell, Special Attorney with the Enron Task Force for the U.S. Department of Justice
Steve Chiscano, Associate at Davis, Cedillo, & Mendoza, Inc. in San Antonio, TX
Paul Francis, Partner at Baker & Hostetler, L.L.P. in Houston, TX

2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Closing

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