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CLE - Small Businesses, Big Headaches: Ethical and Practical Challenges in Representing Closely Held Businesses

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Description:

A distinguished panel of litigators and transactional lawyers will address the special ethical and practical challenges facing attorneys whose practices involve closely held businesses.  Among the topics covered will be:

  • Impact of recent case law, including the WilmerHale,Cesari McKenna and Abrano decisions;
  • Identifying the clients and fiduciary duties owed to them;
  • Engagement letters: forming and terminating the attorney-client relationship;
  • Hot Potato withdrawals of representation;
  • Navigating conflicts among principals, including litigation and alternative dispute resolution; and
  • Representation of stakeholders in unrelated matters – potential future conflicts.

Registration Categories:
Premier Member - Free. Included as part of your membership.
BBA Regular Member - $130.00
Non-Member - $230.00
BBA Member - Legal Services/ Government Lawyer - $70.00
Law Student - $30.00

If the cost of this seminar would preclude you from attending, please contact us about tuition discounts.

Accreditation:This program is eligible for 2 hours of credit.

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Contact:

Rachel Andreas
randreas@bostonbar.org

 

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