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Ethics Rules: How Social Media & Internet Have Internationalized “American” Practice

ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries

Saturday, August 10, 2013     1:30 pm  – 3:00 pm
Hotel Nikko Carmel I/II, 3rd Floor

ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries Presents


moderated by Alexandra Darraby

This interactive program pin-point ethical practice tips and identifies pitfalls all lawyers need to know when tackling transactional and litigation and arbitration matters in today's world where firm practice has an internet platform. When does attorney or client presence through web presence, internet advertising or social media, unwittingly inject attorneys into international ethical dimensions, even when they are not traveling abroad. If you maintain a web site or use social media relating to your practice or your clients, and counsel clients on these issues, this dialogue of tips and how-to's is for you. Focus is on best practices, risk management and avoidance, using examples from intellectual property, arbitration and litigation. Topics include email, discovery, advertising, blogs and social media, confidentiality, non-disclosures, jurisdiction, joint venture and multinational deals and mergers. Learn how to avoid missteps that can lead an attorney into areas of potential liability for malpractice and how to implement optimal administrative and ethical practices.

Moderator: Alexandra Darraby, The Art Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA  

Speakers: John Amberg (Bryan Cave, Santa Monica, CA), Maria Chedid (Arnold & Porter San Francisco, CA), David Parker (Parker Shumaker Mills LLP, Los Angeles, CA), 

Cost: Free admission to ABA Annual Meeting registrants. Register for the ABA San Francisco Annual Meeting at

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