Representing the Startup Venture 2019 CLE (EBL191113)
This program focuses on representing the venture startup and dealing with the often complicated legal, tax, financial, and ethical issues involved in working with fast-growing enterprises run by time-challenged entrepreneurs and backed by professional investors.
Business Law Section Meeting (SBL190910)
Amendments to the CT Business Corporation Act (2016 Revision of MBCA)
John Lawrence, Esq. of Shipman & Goodwin
Business Law Section Meeting (SBL191015)
2019 State Business Filing Overview
Christopher Drake, Esq., Director, Business Services Division, Secretary of the State of Connecticut
Michelle Riordan-Nold, Director, Connecticut Data Collaborative
Christopher Drake and Michelle Riordan-Nold will discuss the priorities and ongoing projects at the SOTS, including its business registry search tool. This discuss…
Business Law Section Meeting (SBL191112)
Parking Garage located at 360 State Street exits onto the restaurant patio
Drafting ADR/Mediation Clauses for U.S. and International Transactions
Houston Putnam Lowry, Esq., Chartered Arbitrator, Polivy Lowry & Clayton, LLC
Have you ever wondered how to draft a valid and enforceable arbitration clause? Have you ever tried to tailor an arbitration clause to your…
Joint Meeting: Business Law Section and Franchise, Distribution and Dealer Law Section (SBL191210)
Business Contracting for Distribution for Franchise, Dealership, Licenses and other relationships.
John Lawrence, Jr., Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Allan Hillman, Garcia & Milas, PC
John Lawrence , Jr. of Shipman and Goodwin, and Allan Hillman of Garcia and Milas will discuss the business advantages/ disadvantages and legal concerns that should inform your advice a…
Registration Closed: Joint Section Meeting: Update on the Pass-Through Entity Tax (STS181108)
Presented by the: Tax Law Section
Co-sponsored by: Business Law and
Estates and Probate Sections
Matt will provide attendees with an update on the PET. The PET is effective for 2018 and
many entities doing business in Connecticut are subject to the new tax.
There are a limited number of on-site parking spaces with additional street parking.
A Lawyer's Primer on Blockchain and Smart Contracts CLE (EDU181012)
Discover what blockchains, smart contracts, ICOs, Ethereum, and Bitcoin are all about. How can attorneys use blockchains and smart contracts to change their everyday practice of law? Find out how the rule of code and the rule of law will intersect and change society as we know it.
Representations & Warranties Insurance in M&A Transactions CLE (EYL181029)
The panelists will discuss the general characteristics and provisions of representations and warranties insurance and its import and application in the M&A space.
Business Law Section: Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets (SBL181211)
Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets Using
Effective Licensing Strategies
Diane Covello, Asst. Clinical Professor, UConn Law School IP and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
Charlie O’Brien, Partner and Chair, IP Transaction Group, Cantor Colburn
Tom Menard, IP Partner, Alix Yale & Ristas LLP
What IP licensing strategies are available to your clients if they…
Business Law Section: Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions in 2019 (SBL190312)
Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions in 2019
A Connecticut Lawyer's Guide
Stephen M. Cowherd, Pullman & Comley LLC
Karen P. Wackerman, Pullman & Comley LLC
With physician practices and other health care entities merging or being acquired by purchasers ranging from integrated health systems to private equity firms, the business and regulatory challenges f…
Business Law Section: Annual M&A Mini-Seminar (SBL190409)
David I. Albin
Finn Dixon & Herling LLP
Business Law Section: Purchase, Sale and Attribution of Personal Goodwill (SBL190521)
Mark Campbell, Managing Director, Scout Valuations LLC (a TrueNorth Capital Partners Company)
Mark G. Sklarz, Green & Sklarz LLC, New Haven
Jason Marsh, Green & Sklarz LLC, New Haven
At this program, you will learn the best practices to plan for valuation and sale of personal goodwill in asset transactions. The presentation is also designed to discuss the po…
Business Law Section Meeting (SBL190618)
Business Law Section Meeting with The Secretary of The State (SBL180904)
About the Program:
Discussion by Denise Merrill, Secretary of the State and Attorney Christopher Drake, her Director, Business Services Division re Secretary of State Office changes, logistics, insights into the SOTS office, some pending legislative issues like benefit LLCs and series LLCs, and/or other topics the Secretary would like to raise with our group.
Business Law Section: Equity Incentive Programs for Executive Compensation (SBL181009)
Program Description: Equity incentives for executive compensation will address stock incentive plans, both qualified and unqualified, SARs, phantom stock, clawbacks.
Adam Mendelowitz, Finn Dixon & Herling LLP, Stamford
CT & NY Bars–concentrates in executive compensation and equity incentives.
Dan Gottfried, Hinckley Allen
CT Bar – concentrates in tax and corporate law
Business Law Section: Restrictive Covenants: Drafting and Enforcement Concerns (SBL181113)
Marcel Bernier, Murtha Cullina
Patricia Reilly, Murtha Cullina
Marcel Bernier of Murtha Cullina will discuss drafting restrictive covenants and Patricia Reilly of Murtha Cullina will discuss enforcing restrictive covenants.
Section Member $39
CBA Law Student Member $15 (The first ten to sign up may attend at a reduced price of $15)
Business Law Section: The Bumpier CFIUS Roadmap for Foreign Acquisitions of U.S. (SBL190108)
Paul Edelberg, Fox Rothschild LLP, Resident Partner in New York City/Stamford office
The Committee of Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) considers, through a detailed filing process, whether a direct or indirect acquisition of a U.S. business by a foreign acquirer threatens national security. In August of 2018 Congress enacted the FIRRMA amendments to the CFIUS l…
How Data Privacy Laws Will Change the Way You and Your Clients Do Business CLE (EPR180920)
The regulation of data security is expanding in both scope and rigor. Learn how these rapidly evolving laws, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will impact the way you and your clients do business. Learn how to ensure compliance and to transfer or mitigate your risks.
The Essentials of Importing and the Impact of Retaliatory Tariffs CLE (EDU180913)
Get a practical overview of international trade law for imports into the United States and how it relates to commercial transactions. Learn about the most recent updates on “retaliation” tariffs and their potential effects on importers and domestic industries.
WAITLIST ONLY: The First Annual Connecticut Bankruptcy Conference CLE (ECB181004)
Learn what you need to know to keep your practice current. Get a critical overview of key aspects of the changes in the Local Bankruptcy Rules from Connecticut’s Bankruptcy Court judges. Hear about best practices and ethical considerations in both commercial and consumer bankruptcy from top practitioners.