L&C 2015 Program
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 8:30 AM
Salon 3, Lobby Level
This panel will discuss key professional responsibility and ethics issues that may confront derivatives lawyers. Topics to be discussed include red flags, gatekeepers and derivatives lawyers; Reporting wrongdoing up the organizational ladder; Anti-evasion considerations in furnishing advice and structuring transactions; Whistleblower issues, including anti-retaliation policies and employment agreements; Internal investigation issues, including dual representations, preserving the attorney-client privilege; and Experts as the lawyer’s agent.
Christopher Ehrman, Director, Whistleblower Office, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Michael Keats, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Meltem Kodaman, Counsel, Sutherland
Howard Schneider, Senior Consultant, Charles River Associates