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  • Events
    • July 15 Securities Regulation Committee Meeting

      Business Law Section
      Securities Regulation Committee Meeting

      Wednesday, July 15, 2015

      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 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 

    • October 1-3: Business Law Section Fall Meeting

      October 1-3, 2015 
      Doubletree by Hilton in Tarrytown, NY

      No need to wait for registration materials. Book your guest room now! 
      Call 914-631-5700 or go to  and provide the group code "NBA". 
      Hotel cut-off date is September 1st.

      The Business Law Section will be offering a full day of CLE on Friday, October 2nd and Saturday, October 3rd.

      Come and participate in interesting topics focusing on money.

      Topics included will be:

      • Borrowing
      • Payments
      • Virtual currency
      • Attorney Management of Money
      • And more!

      You will have plenty of time to network and socialize with other attorneys during the cocktail receptions and dinners on Thursday and Friday! 

      Registration materials will follow. 

      For more questions please contact Adriana Favreau at (518) 487-5630 email

  • 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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  • 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