Corporate Counsel as Corporate Conscience: Ethics and Integrity in the Post-Enron Era - Paul D. Paton

A presentation from the seventh colloquium on the legal profession held in October 2006. The author suggests, with a spotlight on ethical challenges facing corporate counsel, that generalized ethical guidance may be inadequate. The paper goes on to review recent U.S. regulatory changes and the Canadian response.

The Chief Justice of Ontario's Advisory Committee on Professionalism was created in September 2000 to maintain and encourage those aspects of the practice of law that make it a learned and proud profession. Composed of representatives of the judiciary, the Law Society, the legal academy and various legal and county law organizations, the Committee acts as a steering committee and a clearinghouse to generate ideas and to make recommendations to other organizations and individuals within the legal community about initiatives to enhance professionalism.

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