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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    SUMMER 2016


    Message from the Outgoing Chair (James M. Wicks) and the Incoming Chair (Mark A. Berman)
     

    Our Spring Meeting in Cooperstown
    Jamie L. Sinclair

    The Antitrust Exemption for Baseball
    Jay L. Himes

    Spring Meeting: Social Media and Its Effect on the Jury System
    Rebecca C. Smithwick

    Mediation: Tough Strategic Call
    Helen E. Freedman

    Recap of Panel: Proportionate and Cost-Efficient eDiscovery: An Oxymoron?
    Maura R. Grossman

    Introduction by Mark C. Zauderer of Justice Karen K. Peters on Her Receiving the Robert L. Haig Award for Distinguished Public Service

    Remarks of Justice Karen K. Peters on Acceptance of the Robert L. Haig Award and Letter of Chief Judge Janet DiFiore on the Award to Justice Karen K. Peters

    Scenes from the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Spring Meeting

    The Section Presents “Smooth Moves: A Decade of Celebrating Diversity,” and Confers the Honorable George Bundy Smith “Pioneer Award” on NYC Corporation Counsel Zachary W. Carter
    Carla M. Miller

    The Section Hosts a Webinar on the Impact of Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules
    Michael C. Rakower

    Section Presents “How-To” Session on Categorical Privilege Logs
    Royce F. Cohen

    The SDNY 225th Anniversary Book
    Clara Flebus

    Hedge Fund and Capital Markets Litigation CLEs 
    Benjamin R. Nagin

    Data Security for the New York Litigator: 2016 Law and Practice or How to Maintain Competence in the Face of Constant Threat
    Matthew F. Knouff

    New York County Bench Bar Commercial Division Program
    Isaac B. Zaur

    Long Island Bench Bar Commercial Division Program
    Laurel R. Kretzing

    Effective Arbitration from the Perspective of Institutional Providers, Counsel, Arbitrators, and the Courts
    Clara Flebus

    Update: International Litigation Committee
    Clara Flebus

    2016 Amendments to the Uniform Rules for Supreme and County Courts, Rules Governing Appeals, and Certain Other Rules of Interest to Civil Litigators

    CPLR Amendments: 2016 Legislative Session

    Notes of the Section’s Executive Committee Meeting 

    The Section’s District Leaders