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  • 2014 Business Law Section Fall Meeting
    Register Now for the Business Law Section's Fall Meeting! September 10 - 12 | Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT - Up to 12.0 MCLE credits (click image for details)
  • NY Business Law Journal
    View the NY Business Law Journal Online Features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of business law. (Click image for details)
  • Events
    • Register Now! Business Law Section Fall Meeting

      Register Now!
      September 10 - 12, 2014
      Equinox Golf Resort and Spa in Manchester, VT

      View Program and Registration Form 

       Book your guest room now! Call 877-854-7626 and indicate you are with the Business Law Section Meeting. Hotel cut-off date is August 18th.

      The Business Law Section will be offering a full day CLE on Thursday, September 11th and a half day on Friday, September 12thReceive up to 12 MCLE credits consisting of 10.5 in Professional Practice and 1.5 in Ethics and Professionalism.

      Topics will cover:

      • Current Ethical Issues for Business Law Practitioners
      • Crowdfunding Before the Final Crowdfunding Rules: How Online Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing Platforms Are Operating Now
      • An Inside Look at the Regulators
      • Ways to Implement Franchise Development
      • Treatment of Intellectual Property Licenses in Bankruptcy Proceedings
      • Formation of Start-Up Companies in Technology and Non-Technology Sectors
      • And more!

    • September 17 Securities Regulation Committee Meeting

      Business Law Section
      Securities Regulation Committee Meeting

      Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      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

      Detailed agenda will be circulated closer to the meeting.

      Questions or problems, please contact 

    • January 28: 2015 Annual Meeting: Save the Date!

      The New York State Bar Association's 2015 Annual Meeting is scheduled to take place January 26-31, 2015:

      New York Hilton Midtown
      1335 Avenue of the Americas
      New York City

      The Business Law Section will meet on Wednesday, January 28.

      Save the date!

  • 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

    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. Edited by David L. Glass (Editor-in-Chief) and Prof. James D. Redwood (Managing Editor), 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