Archive for July, 2010

From Ethics to Regulation–Version 2

Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 13:29

(Thanks to daniele esposito for computer ethics graphic, especially the Catholic PC) In the light of my editor’s comments–and what power editors are able to wield–I have radically revised my paper “From Ethics to Regulation: The Re-Organization and Re-Professionalization of Large Law Firms in the 21st Century”. It is available from SSRN. It has lost […]

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After the International Legal Ethics Conference IV at Stanford Law School

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 15:20

(Thanks to Business Ethics) For me one of the highlights of my participation at ICLEC IV conference was hearing Anthony Davis speak. Anthony is a long-time transplanted English lawyer to New York where he is a partner in Hinshaw & Culbertson. His practice involves advising lawyers on professional responsibility and risk management. Among US lawyers […]

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International Legal Ethics Conference IV: The Legal Profession in Times of Turbulence: Day Two

Sunday, July 18th, 2010 at 02:32

(thanks to Fredrik Sarnblad) The conference is dense and intense. I don’t mean that in a bad way: it is packed with good things and people so there is no let up in talk, listening and questions. All to the good. Highlights for me have been the discussions on outsourcing. What’s clear here is that […]

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International Legal Ethics Conference IV: The Legal Profession in Times of Turbulence: Day One

Friday, July 16th, 2010 at 23:34

(thanks to llenrock.com) We can characterize the debates at the conference as transatlantic warfare. The US is trying to resist the UK invasion of laissez faire into a monopolistic and protectionist legal profession. It’s a lost battle. The president of the ABA gave a keynote address at lunch which while acknowledging the changes in the […]

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International Legal Ethics Conference IV: The Legal Profession in Times of Turbulence

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 12:19

(Thanks to Josip) I am off to attend and speak at the International Legal Ethics Conference IV: The Legal Profession in Times of Turbulence at Stanford Law School. The conference has gathered participants from around the world including the UK, Australia, Croatia, New Zealand, Germany, Japan, Nigeria, as well as the US. We will have […]

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