Shearman And Sterling

Event May 23 - 24, 2019

PLI’s Corporate & Securities Law Hong Kong 2019

  • Hong Kong

Partner Matthew Bersani (Hong Kong-Capital Markets) spoke at a panel titled “What Every Securities Lawyer Needs to Know About Ethics” at Practising Law Institute’s Corporate & Securities Law seminar in Hong Kong on May 24. Matthew and the other speakers discussed the recent developments addressing the following issues: 

  • Which ethics rules apply to lawyers in global firms?
  • Responsibility to prospective clients and “pre-deal” advice
  • Managing conflicts of interest for global firms – best practices
  • Communications with persons represented by counsel
  • Duties of confidentiality and treatment of client information