2015 Connecticut Legal Conference
The CBA’s annual legal conference on June 16 was a day filled with educational seminars, networking opportunities, and recognition that drew in legal professionals from throughout the state.
Highlights of a Presidency
Mark A. Dubois became president of the CBA on July 1, 2014. Review some of the highlights of this busy but rewarding year for President Dubois.
Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds: What They Are, How They Operate, How to Value, and What Every Matrimonial Attorney Should Know about Them, Part One
By Vladmir V. Korobov, Aidan R. Welsh, and Peter Bryniczka
This two-part article offers insights into some of the valuation and legal challenges that often arise in matrimonial cases involving hedge funds. Part one focuses on the technical basics.
Bring On the Babysitters: Testing the Boundaries of Lawson V. FMR LLC
By Tom Harrington and R. Scott Oswald
The Supreme Court decision in Lawson v. FMR opened up Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation claims for a number of whistleblowers not working directly for publicly traded companies, and the dissenting opinion of Justice Sotomayor worried that the decision might have opened the gates too wide. This article explores Justice Sotomayor's opinion in this case.
Understanding the Benefits Corporations in Connecticut
By James Woulfe
This article provides an overview of social entrepreneurship and benefit corporations, and discusses the legal history leading up to the advent of the passage of benefit corporation statutes in Connecticut and the U.S.