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  • Events
    • December 4 CLE Program Taking on Dodd-Frank

      Taking On Dodd-Frank

      Thursday, December 4, 2014
      10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

      Radisson Martinique on Broadway
      49 West 32nd Street | New York, NY 10001

      Register Today!

        Not Able to Attend in Person? 
        A Live Webcast Option is Available
      Note: Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend 
      the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.

      NYSBA Members: $125
      NYBSA Business Law Member: $106.25
      Non Members: $225
      Note: Registration fees increase ten days prior to the program date.

      3.0 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice

      NYSBA Business Law Section
      NYSBA Committee on Continuing Legal Education

      Program Chair:
      Kathleen A. Scott, Senior Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright, NY, NY
         Chair, NYSBA Banking Law Committee

      Dodd-Frank and its regulations have swept through the financial services industry. This program is aimed at Attorneys and financial professionals who need to understand the current regulations, and how the updated newly implemented laws affect them.

      Who Should Attend:
      Attorneys in Banking, Securities, Financial Systems, and any Attorneys who may be affected by the Dodd-Frank Law and its Regulations.

      Click for additional information and or to register.

    • Business Law and Corporate Counsel Section Annual Meeting: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

      Wednesday, January 28, 2015
      12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

      The Business Survival Guide to Bitcoin; Privacy After the Breach: What it Means to Your Client and Their Customers.
      Meeting 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Committees

    Committees that Enhance Your Expertise

    Business Law Section committees address unique issues facing attorneys, the profession and the public. Committees allow you to network with other business law attorneys from across the state, and give you the opportunity to research issues and influence the laws that can affect your practice. Committees are also an outstanding way to achieve professional recognition.

    Banking Law Committee
    Bankruptcy Law Committee
    Corporations Law Committee
    Derivatives and Structured Products Law Committee
    Diversity Committee
    Franchise, Distribution and Licensing Law Committee
    Insurance Law Committee
    Legislative Affairs Committee
    Public Utility Law Committee
    Securities Regulation Committee
    Technology and Venture Law Committee

    Join a Committee

    Committee membership is a free benefit of Business Law Section membership. If you are a current Section member, you may join one or more committees by emailing your request to

    If you are not yet a Section member, you may join the Business Law Section here

  • NY Business Law Journal

    View the Latest NY Business Law Journal

    The NY Business Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of business law. It is designed to provide practice-oriented insight and guidance relevant to the business law practitioner, with special emphasis on lawyers who practice in the State of New York. The NY Business Law Journal is published twice per year by the Business Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Coming Soon!

    Coming Soon! Private Online Professional Communities

    We are pleased to announce that the Business Law Section will soon offer a private online professional community—for Business Law Section members only.

    NYSBA Communities offer a wide variety of options, ranging from traditional listserves to searchable directories, collaborative workspaces, member profiles and even mentoring tools.

    Stay tuned for details! 

    Learn about NYSBA's private online professional Communities