Ralph's on the Park, 900 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
1. The Rules of Engagement: Insurance, Defense and The Duty of Undivided Loyalty by Counsel
Who makes the rules when defense counsel is appointed by underwriters? Bill Schwartz and Alex Aughtry will explore the complex tripartite relationship formed between corporate insureds, insurance companies and retained defense counsel for defense of litigation. The presentation will outline general counsel’s rights and obligations in determining litigation and settlement strategies. What conflicts can arise from tensions between the interests of the insured and those of their insurer? Presenters will explain the law and standards governing outside counsel’s duties when those tensions must be reconciled.
2. 2017 Regulatory Update
This presentation will cover the new fiduciary rules and employers’ obligations with regard to employees’ retirement accounts. It will also discuss any applicable updates regarding the Affordable Care Act and employee benefits or employer provided insurance plans.
It will continue with a discussion on the DOJ’s recently published guidance for corporate compliance programs. It will summarize the new DOJ guidance, discuss principles of effective compliance programs, and present a few hypotheticals that are addressed in the new DOJ guidance.
1. Bill Schwartz & Alex Aughtry
2. Larry Mobley & Jenny Rigterink
Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer