Chip Fisher

Ethics: Opinions and Advance Waivers

The Miller's Tale is a cautionary tale of characters each of whom in his way assumed too much, and failed to take account of reservations.  Much like certain legal opinions.  This panel will consider the ethical issues of third party opinion givers in conjunction with the Tri-Bar approach developed more than 25 years ago, the trials and tribulations of "advance waivers" and certain ethical issues involved with opinions given by purchasers' counsel.  The panel will also consider the opinion issues which can arise in cross-border transactions, including differences in the practice of issuing

Event: 
2018 Fall Annual Meeting and Education Conference
Panel Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018

Session 9: Ethics - Re-visiting Social Media and Pre-Designated Counsel

Prepare for a double-dose of those hard-to-get ethics credits!  Allison Rhodes will moderate two separate panels and two unusually entertaining hours.  The first panel will cover the increasinly pertinent topic of social media (including how social media can help drive your business and practice, as well as lawyers' duty of technological competence).

Event: 
2016 ACIC Spring Investment Forum
Panel Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2016
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