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07/30/13, 3:37 PM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams
If you've already registered for the ABA Annual Meeting, you may now begin scheduling your time using the Business Law Section app and meeting guide. If you have not yet registered (there's still time!), you may use these resources to explore what the Section has prepared for the meeting.
07/29/13, 11:05 AM CT | Author: Sheri Ellis
Learn when Directors should channel Shakespeare in ‘To Tweet or Not to Tweet’ on Friday, August 9, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the ABA Annual Meeting.
07/22/13, 9:30 AM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams
In addition to the substantive programming planned for the Annual Meeting, the Business Law Section will be hosting a number of well-attended social gatherings. Take a moment to explore these special events and Committee dinners before you head to San Francisco.
07/19/13, 10:24 AM CT | Author: Sheri Ellis
The Shareholder and Investor Relations & Ethics and Investigations Subcommittees of the Corporate Governance Committee will host an energetic joint meeting at the 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
07/18/13, 10:07 AM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams
Join the Professional Responsibility Committee for an ethics CLE program at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The program, “Cognitive Biases, Blind Spots, and Other Impairments of Ethical Vision: How Good Lawyers Can Go Astray,” takes place at 10:30 a.m. On Saturday, August 10 and features a number of prominent speakers, including Dr. Larry Richard of LawyerBrain LLC, James Jones, and Nancy Rapoport.
07/17/13, 11:02 AM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams
Register now for the LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Institute. Leading experts from both the academy and the practicing bar will be addressing a variety of issues involving LLCs. Presentations will include the taxation of transfers of LLC interests, the reorganization of partnerships and LLCs, issues in bankruptcy, and using LLCs and LPs in estate and gift planning.
07/12/13, 9:30 AM CT | Author: Leslie Archer
The ABA Business Law Section Young Lawyer Committee and Corporate Counsel Committee invite you to participate in a free webinar on Wednesday July 17 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET titled Closing the Deal: Financial Reporting Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions.
07/03/13, 10:22 AM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams
The Business Law Section is proud to be a Benefactor Sponsor of the 2013 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards Luncheon. The award, launched by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, has recognized exceptional women lawyers since 1991.
07/02/13, 9:22 AM CT | Author: Leslie Archer
Please welcome the 2013 - 2015 class of Business Law Section Fellows and Ambassadors to the Business Law Section! The Business Law Fellows and Ambassador programs are leadership development programs designed to springboard outstanding young lawyers and diverse lawyers into the substantive work of the Section. Each year, the Section selects five Fellows and five Ambassadors to participate in two-year terms in the programs.
07/01/13, 4:22 PM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams
“The Brouhaha Over Intra-Corporate Forum Selection Provisions: A Legal, Economic, and Political Analysis,“ authored by Joseph A. Grundfest and Kristen A Savelle for the February 2013 issue of The Business Lawyer, was cited numerous times in the recent Chancery opinion in the Boilermakers Local 154 Retirement Fund v. Chevron Corporation case.