Ethical Considerations in Business Transactions

Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility Liability Malpractice Business Transaction
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        1.50
Registration Fee:        $25.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2020

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

In this CLE program, we will identify and explore ethical considerations in business transactions including: sources of ethical obligations, identification of client, conflicts of interest, communications, common scenarios in transactions, confidentiality agreements, documentation, negotiations, and recommendations for best practices. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on January 25, 2019.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Select Sources of Ethical Standards

  • Conflicts of Interest

  • Communication Issues

  • Common Scenarios

  • Developments and Recommendations

  • Speaker:  Hillary H. Holmes, is a partner in the Houston office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Co-Chair of the firm’s Capital Markets practice group, and a member of the firm’s Oil and Gas, M&A, Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance and Private Equity practice groups. Ms. Holmes has been named one of the top young capital markets lawyers in the United States and assisted clients with some of the most complicated and exciting transactions in the energy space. She is ranked by Chambers USA in Texas Capital Markets: Debt & Equity and Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) Legal 500, Law360 and other publications.  More information may be found on her firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. (PLEASE NOTE: This course DOES include attendance verification for attorneys licensed in states which require it, such as New York & Tennessee). Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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