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6/2/16 10:15 AM CT | Author: Kyle Carson
Welcome to Content Corner with the Business Law Section’s Taxonomy Specialist. Below is a list of the content that the Section has produced in May.
6/2/16, 9:00 AM CT
May 2016: a time of deep worry and insecurity for American business. As our society barrels toward deeper reliance on networked technology and the Internet, we are discovering the stumbling blocks in our path. One of the most persistent blocks is the security and dependability of our transactions in cyberspace, our reputations in the electronic world, and our vehicles’ connections to the great network.
5/26/16 10:45 AM CT | Author: Jeff Kelton, Section Membership & Marketing Specialist
Do your venture capital or private equity clients have funds invested in UK companies or have any UK limited liability partnerships (LLPs) in their structures? If so, commencing on April 6th, 2016, the details of some of the partners in those structures may need to be listed on the UK's "people with significant control" (PSC) register. Here are 10 things you need to know about the new PSC register regime.
5/25/16 10:15 AM CT | Author: Jeff Kelton, Section Membership & Marketing Specialist
Over twenty years ago, the Second Circuit remarked that “virtually no caselaw” exists interpreting the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”), a newly enacted treaty governing the international sale of goods with uniform rules of contract formation and interpretation.1 Today, with over eighty signatory countries, including the United States, more than 3,000 reported CISG decisions are compiled into a searchable database maintained by Pace University’s Institute of International Commercial Law at http://iicl.law.pace.edu/cisg/cisg.
5/20/16 9:50 AM CT | Author: Jeff Kelton, Section Membership & Marketing Specialist
All Business Law Section members are invited to the free CLE webinar “History and Development of Federal and State Consumer Financial Services Laws and Regulations.”
5/19/16 9:50 AM CT | Author: Jeff Kelton, Section Membership & Marketing Specialist
Angel investors should be excited about recent legislative changes that are likely to improve the overall after-tax returns on their investment portfolios.
5/2/2016 10:53 AM CT | Author: Jeff Kelton, Section Membership & Marketing Specialist
Contrary to what Pink Floyd thinks, as a lawyer, you actually do. Let the Business Law Section be your teacher!
5/5/16 10:25 AM CT | Author: Kyle Carson
Welcome to Content Corner with the Business Law Section’s Taxonomy Specialist. Below is a list of the content that the Section has produced in April.
5/4/16, 8:35 AM CT | Intro by Kathleen Hopkins, Chair of the Career and Practice Development Committee
The Business Law Section is part of the American Bar Association. We are proud of, and value, our affiliation with the ABA, but our name is something of a misnomer. Given the diversity of our membership, program, and our members’ substantive work, a more accurate moniker would be the ABA’s Global Business Law Section. Indeed, our 46,470 members represent over 100 countries, including our current Section chair, Canadian business lawyer William Rosenberg.
5/3/2016 9:50 AM CT | Author: Jeff Kelton, Section Membership & Marketing Specialist
Conflicts of interest can arise both among board members and between board members and the constituents of a company's capital structure, as the respective interests of debt and equity may become unaligned in connection with decisions to recapitalize, sell or reorganize a company
5/2/2016 1:01 PM CT | Author: Nancy Kinnally, Florida Bar Foundation
MAITLAND, Fla. – Tampa attorney Kathleen Schin McLeroy has been selected to receive The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2016 Medal of Honor Award, the Foundation’s highest honor.
4/14/16 10:30 AM CT | Author: Jeff Kelton, Section Membership & Marketing Specialist
On January 12th, the Managed Funds Association, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Inc., Commodity Markets Council, Futures Industry Association and the Intercontinental Exchange (collectively, "financial industry groups") sought permission to file an amicus curiae brief in U.S. CFTC v. Donald R. Wilson Jr. & DRW Investments to weigh in on the legal standard required for manipulation and attempted manipulation of the price of a futures contract, namely the IDEX USD Three-Month Interest Rate Swap Futures Contract from at least January 2011 through August 2011.