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BLT: August 2013

The Belly of the Beast: Law Firm Insolvencies, Unfinished Business, and Jewel Waivers

Feature Articles

The Belly of the Beast: Law Firm Insolvencies, Unfinished Business, and Jewel Waivers

An overview of the unfinished business doctrine and some food for thought for attorneys who are rethinking their firms’ partnership agreements.

Public companies have welcomed the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s decision on July 2 to vacate and remand the SEC’s resource extraction rule (Rule 13q-1).

On July 10, the SEC adopted a new rule that will permit many private equity funds, hedge funds, and venture capital funds to use general advertising and solicitation.

The Supreme Court of Delaware recently issued a series of opinions relating to publicly traded master limited partnerships.

Inside Business Law generally features the recent work or overall mission of longstanding committees, in order to remind Section Members of resources that they may have forgotten about. This month’s IBL introduces the Committee on Captive Insurance, and also highlights the Middle Market and Small Business Committee on captive insurance.

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Question: Can you name the only non-United States–based attorney to be named as a Chair of the American Bar Association Business Law Section?
Question: Second only to Paris, which city is the second largest French speaking city in the world?

Please see Inside Business Law for the answer to this month’s Business Law Section Trivia Questions.

Cyberspace Law—and its many subject areas—will be the focus of the May 2016 issue of Business Law Today. Topics include practical strategies for developing a cyber-incident plan; cybersecurity considerations for franchisors; and even the impact of driverless cars. The May issue also marks the beginning of a three-piece series on commercial contracts. An exciting issue on many fronts!

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Business Law Section Annual Meeting
September 8-10, 2016
Boston, MA

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