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

    Winter 2014

    Message from the Chair
    (Paul Sarkozi)

    Practice Before the New York State Supreme Court: Revisiting the Uniform Rules
    (Mitchell J. Katz)

    Bankruptcy Litigation Committee Practice Update
    (Douglas T. Tabachnik)

    Internet and IP Litigation Committee Practice Update: Federal Trade Secret Legislation Moves Forward

    (Heath J. Szymczak and Bradley A. Hoppe)

    Antitrust Litigation Committee
    (Jay L. Himes and Aidan Synnott)

    Social Media Committee Update: Com Fed CLE Upstate Highlights Social Media Legal Expertise in Rochester and Buffalo
    (Mark A. Berman)

    Ethics Committee Update
    (Anthony J. Harwood and James M. Wicks)

    Chief Judge Lippman’s Vision Coming to Life—The Next Installment
    (Rebecca C. Smithwick)

    International Litigation Committee Update
    (Clara Flebus and Ted G. Semaya)

    Suffolk County Bar Association Forms Committee on the Commercial Division
    (Elizabeth Hazlitt Emerson, JSC, and Harvey B. Besunder)

    Securities Litigation and Arbitration Committee Update
    (Jonathan L. Hochman)

    White Collar Criminal Litigation Update
    (Evan T. Barr)

    E-Discovery Committee Update: Judge Scheindlin and Magistrate Judge Francis Headline a NYSBA Program on the Federal Rules Amendments, Cyber-Security and the Role of E-Discovery Counsel
    (Constance M. Boland and Adam I. Cohen)

    Hedge Fund and Capital Markets Litigation Committee Update
    (Benjamin R. Nagin and Stephen L. Ascher)

    Meet the District Leaders

    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 Meetings