Announcements

  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    New laws regulating the use of personal data and novel lawsuits seeking to expand privacy rights present new challenges to business. These challenges will be addressed by Proskauer Rose LLP lawyers in a CLE seminar titled Privacy Law Basics. The program will take place on Tuesday, June 22 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Proskauer offices, 1585 Broadway,...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) this month will present a CLE seminar titled Ethics and Professionalism at two greater New York City locations. The program will take place on Friday, June 11 at the Long Island Marriott, 101 James Doolittle Boulevard, Uniondale, NY, and on Friday, June 18 at New York's Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Avenue, New...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Last year, the firm of McCarter & English played a critical role in PNC's acquisition of Bridgewater United National Bancorp (UNB), representing UNB in all phases of the transaction. This acquisition will become the focus this month of a CLE seminar titled Handling Corporate Acquisitions: PNC's Acquisition of Bridgewater United National Bancorp: A Case...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP will conclude this year's spring CLE series this month with five seminars. All seminars except one scheduled for Friday, June 4 will take place at the Brown Raysman offices, 900 Third Avenue, New York City. The June 4 program will take place at Cityplace I, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT....
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires the SEC to review your company's periodic filings at least once every three years. How worried should you be about this "new" level of heightened scrutiny? The firm of Lowenstein Sandler PC will attempt to answer this question on Thursday, June 10 at a seminar titled Public Companies Beware: The SEC Is Reviewing Your...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Pro Bono Partnership this month is planning a workshop for those involved with nonprofits titled Fundraising and Revenue Generating Activities. The program is scheduled for Wednesday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the offices of Prudential Financial, Gateway III Building, 100 Mulberry Street, Newark, NJ. The speakers at the morning program will be...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Editor: Tell us how you came to be President of the Association. Reimer:I've always wanted to be a criminal defense lawyer. My first job in 1977 was with one of the finest criminal defense lawyers in the City, and I've worked with him ever since. During this period, the firm has grown and developed practices in other areas. I joined the Association in 1977...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Corporate Officers and Directors Beware! ERISA as an End Run Around PSLRA. The program will take place on Tuesday, June 8 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the offices of Nixon Peabody LLP, 437 Madison Avenue, 24th Floor, New York City. Given...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America and the firm of Dechert LLP this month are planning a CLE seminar titled International Private M&A - The Differences That Can Become Deal Breakers. The program will take place on Wednesday, June 16 from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the Dechert offices, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 23rd...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR GNY) will host a one-day conference on conflict, impasse and resolution entitled: Spanning The Globe: What Works In Dispute Resolution on Friday, June 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Law School, 435 West 116th Street New York City. ACR is a not-for-profit professional...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    John M. Liftin, senior vice president and general counsel of Prudential Financial, Inc., in Newark, NJ, was elected chair of the board of Pro Bono Partnership upon the retirement of Chairman Robert E. Healing, corporate counsel of General Electric Company, Fairfield, CT. The Pro Bono Partnership is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Directors and officers liability is a unique and complex area of the law that requires special consideration and handling. This issue will be the focus of a CLE seminar titled D&O Liability Insurance in the Age of Sarbanes-Oxley planned for Thursday, June 10 by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Serving as program chairs are Andre E...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) has prepared a report concerning the legal standards applicable to the United States interrogation of detainees that has received widespread media attention recently. The extensive report, prepared by the Committee on International Human Rights and Military Affairs and Justice, was issued shortly...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Editor: How has leadership in bar association activities enhanced your career? Plevan: I have been practicing in New York City for 30 years. Currently a partner at Proskauer Rose, I practice labor and employment litigation. I have been active in the Association of the Bar of the City of New York ("Association") and other bar associations, as well as...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Northeast Chapter recently concluded conciliation training for its members.Rendered under the auspices of the Sheldon W. Rothstein Memorial Mediation and Conciliation Program, ACC has provided pro bono mediation and conciliation services to the Woburn and Dedham District for 14 years. Fifty attorneys participate...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Boston Bar Association on Friday, June 11 will present its Fourth Annual Construction Law Update. The panel of speakers will address cutting-edge issues relating to construction law, including the following: •Recent Developments Under the Massachusetts Mechanic's Lien Law: The SJC Weighs In will be reviewed by Robert V. Lizza, Holland &...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    WESFACCA, the Westchester/ Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America, this month is planning a series of CLE seminars covering a wide range of topics. The WESFACCA June calendar includes:...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Long Island Section of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America will present a CLE seminar titled Selected Ethics Issues for the In-House Practitioner - An Overview of Some of the Common Challenges Facing Corporate Counsel, Including Ethics Challenges Arising in the Context of Internal Investigations, an Update on...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Litigation and Commercial Law committees of the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) this month are planning a full-day CLE seminar titled Electronic Evidence Discovery: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You; What You Don't Know You Don't Know Can Hurt Even More. The program, co-sponsored by Kelly Law Registry, will take place on Tuesday, June...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month will launch its ERISA and Health Plans Series of seminars with two programs. On Monday, June 21, DC Bar will present Part 1 - Compliance Issues. This session will provide an introduction to the basic framework of ERISA and its application to employer-sponsored health plans, with an emphasis on compliance issues. On...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The telecommunications industry is on the rebound, and that means transactions. Many applications to transfer control of regulated companies or assets are filed daily with the Federal Communications Commission. Most are processed without much difficulty or delay; a few raise concerns that require more involved review. In light of these developments, the...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) this month has scheduled its Mid-Atlantic Region Diversity Dinner to honor Employers of Choice. The event, which is being co-sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter of The Association of Corporate Counsel-America, will take place on Wednesday, June 16...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Public sentiment, domestically and internationally, legislative initiatives driven by a desire to foster greater energy independence and other factors are contributing to an increased awareness of the need for renewable energy projects. With this in mind, the DC Bar Association on Wednesday, June 16 will present a seminar titled Financing Renewable Energy...
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