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    Welcome to the Business Law Section
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    Announcing the Business Law Section Community! Learn more about our new private online professional forum. (click image for details)
  • Events
    • Feb 17, 2016 - BLS Securities Regulation Committee Meeting

      Business Law Section
      Securities Regulation Committee Meeting

      Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      Goodwin Procter LLP
      The New York Times Building
      620 Eighth Avenue, 26th Floor
      New York, New York 

      6:30 p.m. - Cocktails
      6:50 p.m. - Dinner/Committee Administration
      7:20 - 9:00 p.m. -  Program

      Register online here. You may also use the registration form or call the Member Resource Center at 1-800-582-2452 to register over the phone.

      Free - Business Law Section Member program only
      $40 - Business Law Section Member dinner and program
      $59 - Non-Business Law Section Member program only*
      $99 - Non-Business Law Section Member dinner and program

      * First time guests are free for the program only.  Contact 

      Detailed agenda will be available closer to the meeting.

      For questions, please contact 

  • 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
    Not-for-Profit Corporations Law 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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  • Community

    New! Announcing the Business Law Section's
    Private Online Professional Community

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    We are pleased to announce the launch of an Internet-based private online professional Community for the Business Law Section. We invite you to participate. Members of our Section run the gamut from law students and newly admitted attorneys who are just finding their way all the way to national and international experts in many categories of business law. We want all of you to share your experiences and your knowledge while also being free to ask questions of others in the Section and participating in the intellectual discourse we hope to generate. 

    The Community is private for BLS members only. Commercial search engines are excluded and only BLS members can search the site or identify other members.

    As an exciting additional feature of the BLS Community, we have created sub-Communities for our practice area committees. If you are a member of the BLS, you can access all of the committee discussions and information. If you join that committee, you can post on that committee’s sub-Community. You can also elect to get real time or daily summary emails of all new discussion posts on the BLS Community and any sub-Communities you select.

    Learn about NYSBA's private online professional Communities (video)

    View FAQs about the Business Law Section Community (PDF)

    > Enter the Business Law Section Community