The 2007 Ethics Conference explored how, in an era of increased corporate scandals, corporate counsel could help foster and promote an ethical environment within their companies.
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. — Registration
4:30 - 4:40 p.m. — Introduction
Walter Spiegel, Vice President & General Counsel, Standard Textile Co., Inc.& President, Southwest Ohio Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel
4:45-5:15 p.m — SEC Enforcement Actions Against General Counsel
Barbara Black, Charles Hartsock Professor of Law & Director, Corporate Law Center, UC College of Law
5:15 - 5:45 p.m — Perspectives on the Role of Corporate Consel in Fostering an Ethical Corporate Environment
James Johnson, Chief Legal Officer, Procter & Gamble Company
5:45 - 6:00 p.m — Break
6:00 - 7:00 p.m — Panel Discussion- Setting the Tone: How Can Corporate Counsel Promote an Ethical Corporate Culture?
Catherine Dwyer, Professor in Residence, Michigan State University
Ken Thompson, Senior Vice President & Global Chief Legal Officer, LexisNexis
Laura Nyquist, General Counsel & Secretary, Teradata Corporation
Barbara Wagner, Associate General Counsel, Chiquita Brands international Inc.
Ralph Kohen, Partner, Taft Stetinius & Hollister, Former Chief of DOJ Criminal Division, Southern District of Ohio
7:00 p.m — Closing
The 2007 Ethics Conference was sponsored by Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP and LexisNexis