Cross Border Ethics in the Digital Age
2014 North America Forum
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM PT
1.50 Ethics/Professionalism CLE Credit Hours
Legal practice in North America cuts across national borders as well as provincial and state borders. Mexico, as a civil law system, contains its own set of assumpt ons and practices that may differ from the common law systems in the United States and Canada. Quebec as well provides another layer of complexity in evaluation cross-border rules relating to professional conduct. This program will cover various cross border ethical issues relating to transnational litigation as well as transactional topics, including choice of law and in-house counsel issues regarding attorney-client privilege, impact of surveillance, conflicts resolution and social media usage.