Business Law Section Meeting

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Total MCLE Credits: 3.50 (Professional Practice 3.50)
Regent, 2nd Floor


9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, and Vote on Nominating Committee Slate
Peter W. LaVigne, Esq. | Business Law Section Chair
Drew Jaglom, Esq. | Program Chair

9:10 - 10:25 a.m. Proposed Recommendations for Changes to the New York Limited Liability Law: An Update from the Business Law Section's Study Group (1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
• An examination of current law governing New York LLCs
• Pitfalls for the unwary business lawyer
• A comparison of LLC statutes in other states, other related law, and the issues our study group is examining 

Matthew J. Moisan, Esq
. | LeClairRyan
Prof. Meredith R. Miller | Touro Law Center
Bruce A. Rich, Esq. | Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP

10:25 – 10:40 a.m. Break

10:40 – 11:40 a.m. Update on New York and Federal Business Law Developments (Part 1) (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
• S. 8612 – A Case Study in Legislative Complexity 
• Not-for-Profit Corporations Update
• Update on the SEC’s Fiduciary Rule Proposals
• Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law 

Michael A. de Freitas Esq. |
William C. Moran & Associates, PC
David A. Goldstein, Esq. | Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP
Peter W. LaVigne, Esq. | Goodwin Procter LLP
Tram N. Nguyen, Esq. | Paul Hastings LLP
Matthew V. Spero, Esq. | Rivkin Radler LLP

11:40 – 12:30 p.m. Update on New York and Federal Business Law Developments (Part 2) (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
• Recent Developments in Derivatives and Structured Products Law  
• Recent Developments in Venture Capital Law 
• Recent Developments in M&A Transactions
• Recent Developments in Public Utility Law  

Julia A. Hueckel, Esq.
| Bank of America
Christopher S. Edwards, Esq. | Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC
David R. Lallouz, Esq. | Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP
George M. Pond, Esq. | Barclay Damon LLP 

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Lunch (Separate registration required) | 12:30-1:45 p.m. | Details and registration

Committee meetings (Open to all members; separate registration required) | 1:45-5:00 p.m. | Details and registration(separate from Annual Meeting registration)
Banking Law Committee | Bankruptcy Law Committee | Mergers and Acquisitions Committee | Not-for-Profit Corporations Law Committee | Securities Regulation Committee | Technology and Venture Law Committee