Bar Association Of San FranciscoSchedules Variety Of Programs

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) this month is planning a variety of CLE seminars covering issues of possible interest to corporate counsel.

The October schedule includes:

Friday, October 7, The 9th Annual Institute on Class Actions, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco, with speakers to be announced;

Thursday, October 13, Improving Your Organization's Control Environment - Current Practices in Corporate Ethics and Integrity, noon to 1:30 p.m. at the CLE Auditorium, 465 California Street, San Francisco, with speakers Alfredo Avila, senior manager-corporate compliance, Gap Inc., and Jaime Jue, manager-forensic, KPMG LLP;

Monday, October 17, Finding Fraud on and off the Books, noon to 1:30 p.m., also at the CLE Auditorium, with speaker Dan Ray, director-Litigation Services Group, Hemming Morse, Inc;

Thursday, October 20, Persuasive Legal Writing, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., also at the CLE Auditorium, with speakers Daniel U. Smith, certified appellate specialist, and Judge David Garcia (retired), San Francisco Superior Court;

Friday, October 21, Directors' Remorse: The Changing Landscape of Directors' Liability and D&O Insurance, noon to 1:30 p.m., also at the CLE Auditorium, with speakers Norman Allen, Carpenter Moore Insurance Services Inc.; Willie Bogan, vice president, assistant general counsel and assistant secretary, Catellus Development Corporation, and Sara Brody, Heller Ehrman, LLP.

For information on available CLE credits and registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for any of the sessions, call (415) 982-1600 or visit