Lawyers and Governing Boards: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself and Your Clients from Common Pitfalls
June 10, 2015

Do you sit on a Board of Directors? Do you have clients who do and ask for advice about their exposure to risk? Many lawyers willingly take on this role and yet don’t fully understand all of the risks and responsibilities that come with it. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your clients from potential liability. The following key topics are covered:

  • Directors’ duties and responsibilities
  • To whom do you owe your duty as a director?
  • Due diligence defences
  • Effective risk management strategies
  • Directors and Officers liability insurance
  • How to deal with conflicts

Bruce King, Pitblado LLP
Douglas Finkbeiner, Q.C., Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Jim Cox, The Law Society of Manitoba

CPD hours: 1.5 | EPPM hours: 0.5 | Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50