February 16, 2017

Inside Business Law (February 2017)

This month’s “Inside Business Law” highlights a new member benefit for Section members: Business Law Breaking News, with links to archive programs.

Business Law Breaking News

Introduced earlier this year, Business Law Breaking News is a free non-CLE webinar addressing real-time developments in law that may affect your practice. Section members can get timely analysis from leading experts on new court decisions, new laws and regulations, changes to existing laws and regulations, and other current events.

Past Programs

Since its launch in January, Breaking News has produced two programs. Read on for descriptions of past programs.

Financial Regulatory Outlook 2017: The Future of the CFPB

January 25, 2017

An all-star group of panelists—including a former Chief of Staff for the House Financial Services Committee, and a former Associate GC at the Federal Reserve Board—discuss the effects of the 2016 election; the presidential transition; the PHH v. CFPB case and possible outcomes; the legislative agenda, including the Financial CHOICE Act and the Congressional Review Act; the CFPB and the future of consumer financial protection more generally, with an eye to predicting where we will find ourselves in January 2018.

The Supreme Court’s Decision in Salman v. U.S.: What Does it Mean for Private Practitioners?

January 19, 2017

A panel of experts from the SEC, academia, and private practice address the Supreme Court's Salman decision, and its implications for insider trading prohibitions. The panel will explore the Supreme Court’s reasoning, the decision’s general affirmance of Dirks v. SEC and the practical implications of Salman.

Audio, video, and materials from Breaking News programs are made available to BLS members shortly after each webinar. Explore the archive here.