PULLMAN – Graduate students, law students, lawyers, judges, academics and senior business people in the Pacific Northwest are invited to a free day-long symposium to explore critical legal and ethical problems in the new economic environment and discuss potential solutions in an interactive setting.
 
A welcoming reception will be 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the LaQuinta Inn, Moscow, Idaho. The symposium will begin at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in the Lewis Alumni Centre at WSU Pullman.
 
Financial reform, tax ethics, business student ethics and professional conduct are among the topics that will be addressed.
 
In addition to WSU faculty from various colleges, participants will include a Supreme Court justice and other judges from Washington and Idaho, fraud examiners and several professors of law.
Continuing professional credit for lawyers and accountants is being requested for the Pacific Northwest states. Register by contacting Linda Pall at lpall@wsu.edu.
 
The symposium is sponsored by the WSU College of Business, Department of Accounting,  WSU Division of Governmental Studies and Services, Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy & Public Service, University of Washington Graduate Program in Taxation, Idaho State Bar Business and Corporate Law Section, Cengage Learning of Thomson Southwestern Publishing, and the Pacific Northwest Academy of Legal Studies.
 
For more information, contact Lori Mochel at lorie@wsu.edu.