Thursday, March 22, 2012

Los Angeles & San Francisco Risk Roundtables Scheduled (April) + Canadian Roundtable Update

We're pleased to continue this year's Risk Roundtable series with events in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

The LA event is being hosted by O'Melveny & Myers LLP and is set for Wednesday, April 25th. SF will be hosted on Thursday, April 26th by Cooley LLP.

Joining us as a guest speaker at both events is John Steele, ethics lawyer and founder of the often-cited Legal Ethics Forum blog. He'll be discussing the increasing compliance and ethics requirements clients are placing on outside counsel. (See relevant article.)

As a reminder, the Risk Roundtable provides a forum for risk, IT and related professionals to connect in a collaborative environment.

These sessions will include:
  • A review of news stories, issues, trends and developments affecting law firm risk management
  • An update on the Risk Roundtable Compliance Consortium, including an overview specific industry risk response guidelines under development
  • Guest presentation from John Steele
  • An open forum for peer discussion, exchange and networking
Attendance is by invitation only and is limited to qualified law firms and personnel. Please contact info@riskroundtable.com for more details.

For those attending our upcoming Toronto Roundtable, we're pleased to welcome Malcolm Mercer, general counsel at McCarthy T├ętrault LLP, as a guest speaker. He'll be discussing upcoming changes to the Federation Model Code relating to conflicts management.

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