Devika Kewalramani To Speak at "Staying Out Of Trouble 2019" PLI Seminar December 17th
December 17, 2019
Devika Kewalramani will be speaking at PLI's 'Staying Out Of Trouble 2019 Hot Topics In Ethings and Avoiding Professional Discipline' New York seminar & Live Webcast on December 17th from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.. Devika's topic will be 'Conflicts of Interest: Navigating Those Sticky Situations'.
Conflicts of Interest: Navigating Those Sticky Situations
Conflicts of interest are often complicated and can have a crippling effect on a firm’s client engagements. By properly identifying, resolving and preventing conflicts, lawyers can protect their clients’ interests while minimizing the risks of malpractice, discipline and disqualification. This program will highlight conflicts scenarios that firms often face and steps they can take to address, or better still, avoid, conflicts problems:
• Who is the client?
• “Hot Potato” doctrine
• Corporate family conflicts
• Joint representations
• “Beauty Contests”
• Waivers and screens