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Improper Asset Transfers: Ethical and Professional Considerations for Counsel

May-29-2014

Area Litigation

Summary

Article originally published in The Osgoode Short Course in Debtor-Creditor Litigation

Aristotle once said, "All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established." While this is a noble thought, it is difficult to adhere to in practice.  As lawyers, we rely on convention to guide us through the complex array of ethical issues we face on a regular basis.  We are held by each other, and society at large, to a strict moral standard based not only on the law, but on our own set of professional rules and values.

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