Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter

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    The Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter features updates on Section activities, programs and events; recent legislation; and information about current issues. Edited by Prof. Mark L. Davies, the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter is published three times per year by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Summer/Fall 2014

    Message from the Outgoing Chair
    (Gregory K. Arenson)

    Message from the Incoming Chair
    (Paul Sarkozi)

    The Spring Meeting

    Spring Meeting: Is a Complex Commercial Appeal Different from All Others? The View from the Appellate Bench
    (Jaclyn H. Grodin)

    Spring Meeting: PRISM, Snowden and the NSA—National Security Litigation in the Digital Age
    (Peter J. Pizzi and Joseph DeMarco)

    Spring Meeting: Ethical Issues in the Investigation of Commercial Lawsuits
    (Tony Harwood)

    Spring Meeting: Alternative DISCOVERY Resolution
    (Steven Bennett)

    Spring Meeting: Expert Witnesses

    Update: Committee on Social Media

    Update: Committee on the Commercial Division

    Update: Committee on Arbitration and ADR

    Changing Landscape of International Arbitration in New York
    (Clara Flebus)

    Section Presents the Eighth Annual “Smooth Moves” CLE Program for Attorneys of Color and Bestows the Honorable George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award on Esteemed Attorney Kay Crawford Murray

    Acceptance Remarks by Kay Crawford Murray Upon Receipt of the Hon. George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award, Smooth Moves 2014

    Update: Committee on Bankruptcy Litigation

    Chief Judge Lippman’s Vision Coming to Life
    (Rebecca C. Smithwick)

    Commercial Litigation Academy
    (Kevin J. Smith)

    CPLR Amendments: 2014 Legislative Session

    2014 Amendments to the Uniform Rules for Supreme and County Courts, Rules Governing Appeals, and Certain Other Rules of Interest to Civil Litigators

    Notes of the Section’s Executive Committee Meeting