Session 7: Ethics, Sarbanes-Oxley and Criminal Sanctions
3.0 AV CLE Credits, WSBA #297804
This course examines the ethics issues encountered by attorneys who work on business transactions and litigated matters involving Indian tribes, as well as the role of the federal Sarbanes-Oxley Act in Indian country, and the application of criminal law when Indian tribes and tribal officials are engaged in commercial activities on and off the tribe's reservation.
Credits: 3.0 AV CLE, WSBA #297804
Skip Durochur, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
This course will examine the ethics issues that are often encountered by attorneys who work on business transactions and litigated matters involving Indian tribes . The course will also explore the role of the federal Sarbanes-Oxley Act in Indian country, and the application of criminal law when Indian tribes and tribal officials are engaged in commercial activities on and off the tribe's reservation.
Skip Durocher is a partner in the Trial Department of Dorsey and Whitney LLP, and is Chair of the firm's Indian Law and E-Discovery Practice Groups. Practicing in the area of complex civil litigation, Mr. Durocher has represented clients in cases involving commercial and financial issues for over twenty years. He has handled a wide variety of litigated matters involving tribal issues in federal, tribal and state courts, including contract disputes, tax issues, enrollment and membership issues, treaty rights cases, and employment, and personal injury claims. Mr. Durocher also handles non-tribal litigation involving commercial contracts, minority shareholder disputes, consumer credit, insurance coverage, business torts, and other civil actions. Mr. Durocher is a 1986 cum laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was Order of the Coif and an editor on the Wisconsin Law Review , and a 1983 cum laude graduate of Marquette University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He has taught Ethics and Insurance Law courses at Hamline Law School in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education courses around the country on tribal and non-tribal matters.
General Registration - $40.00
Seattle University School of Law Alumni - $25.00
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