Announcements

  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Members-in-Transition Committee of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NY ACCA) has scheduled its next session for Tuesday, February 10, where David Garber of Princeton Legal Staffing will make a presentation. The session will take place at the offices of Kraft Kennedy and Lesser, Inc., 360 Lexington Avenue,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    On November 13, OnPoint Events Group, Inc. introduced the first event in its Executive Dinner and Mentoring Series: Aspiring to Be General Counsel. The event featured a panel discussion in which five general counsel - Charles W. Gerdts of Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, James Khan of Cornell Medical College, William B. Lytton of Tyco International, Inc.,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    ° The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NY ACCA), the Committee on Pro Bono and Legal Services of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the City Bar Fund this month are co-sponsoring a seminar titled Pro Bono Opportunities 2004. The session will take place on Wednesday, February 25 from 4:30 to 7:30...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Annual Employment Law Update on behalf of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America. The program, scheduled for Tuesday, February 10, will be a briefing on recent significant changes that have occurred in the area of...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) last month hosted a networking reception, Celebrating Diversity in the Bar, as part of its 127th Annual Meeting at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The event was held in collaboration with minority bar associations to introduce attorneys to opportunities for involvement and professional development...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The 2004 Corporate Counsel Institute has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 25 by the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA), the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and the New Jersey State Bar Association Corporate & Business Law Section. This comprehensive institute is designed to provide in-house lawyers with...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America believes it is time for in-house attorneys to review their firms' equity compensation plans and prepare for option expensing, new institutional investor voting guidelines, more onerous stock exchange listing requirements, and many other recent design and regulatory requirements. With...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    WESFACCA this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Outsourcing: Critical Business and Legal Implications of Complex, Long-Term, Strategic Relationships. The program, co-sponsored by the WESFACCA IP Committee and the firm of Shaw Pittman LLP, will take place on Wednesday, February 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Greenwich Hyatt Regency Hotel in Old...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    In response to numerous requests for a summary of the new Massachusetts Business Corporation Act (Chapter 156D), the Boston Bar Association (BBA) will present such a summary on Thursday, February 19 at a CLE seminar titled New Business Corporation Act. The presenters will be Stanley Keller, a partner at Palmer & Dodge LLC; Robert Nutt, a partner at...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Massachusetts CLE (MCLE) on Friday, February 20 is offering a seminar titled Employment Law for Business Lawyers and In-House Counsel. The session is designed to help attorneys effectively advise businesses on employment law matters, and assist business clients in avoiding employment law liability. The faculty of employment law specialists will explain...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Budd Larner will continue its CLE Seminar Series next with a program titled Software Licensing Agreements. The session will take place on Wednesday, March 3 at The Sheraton at Woodbridge Place, Iselin, NJ. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants will learn how to negotiate more equitable contracts for software licensing, support and...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Bankruptcy remains one of the most viable areas of law for general practitioners. The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) had this in mind when it scheduled a CLE seminar this month titled Bankruptcy Basics, a session aimed at attorneys who normally do not handle bankruptcy cases. The program will take place on Thursday, February...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The 2003 Chief Legal Officer Survey, conducted annually by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Altman Weil, Inc., was released last month. The survey reports that cost concerns are driving chief legal officers' hiring and firing decisions in 2003. And while a majority reports stable or improved operations in light of new corporate governance...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. this month is planning a Meet-the-Author seminar titled What Lurks in Your Computer: Will It Help or Hurt You? The program, set for Thursday, January 8, is part of the firm's Avoiding Missteps in Employment Practices Series that focuses on a full range of employment issues. Each seminar is designed to...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    In the constantly evolving area of employment law, practitioners regularly face a number of ethical questions.To help attorneys find answers to these questions, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month will offer a CLE seminar titled Ethical Challenges in Employment Law: Resolving Real World Issues. The program will take place on...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Want to know the difference between a bear-hug and a lock-up? Confused by the geometry of a reverse triangular merger? Who are the players and what's my role as a corporate lawyer? These are some of the questions that the Association of the Bar of the City of New York will attempt to answer this month in a CLE seminar titled Introduction to the Deal: What...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    To help attorneys understand nonimmigrant and immigrant visa requirements and who need this understanding, the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education this month will present a CLE seminar titled Advanced Immigrant Practice: Strategies & Solutions for Specific Occupations. The program will take place on Wednesday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) will hold its 2004 Annual Meeting from Monday, January 26 through Saturday, January 31 at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York City. More than 5,000 NYSBA members are expected to attend the program that will feature special seminars presented by NYSBA sections and committees as well as several...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The Boston Bar Association (BBA) has recommended an end to the practice in Massachusetts of reassigning judges to a different courthouse every two months. The practice, which originated more than 200 years ago when "circuit riding" judges rode to work on a horse, has been described by a BBA task force as outdated, costly and inefficient. The BBA task...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    A variety of corporate counsel issues will be addressed this month in a series of CLE seminars planned by WESFACCA, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. The WESFACCA January program calendar includes:...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Essentials of the Corporate Secretarial Function, an intensive two-day course designed to serve as an introduction to the broad range of duties associated with the corporate secretary's office, will be held on Thursday and Friday, January 29 and 30 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 6333 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona.The course is sponsored by...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The relationship between the board of directors and the corporate secretary and general counsel can have all the tension of a high-wire act under the big tent. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and the National Association of Corporate Directors next month are sponsoring a seminar that will clearly define the roles and responsibilities of all...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Hundreds of billions of dollars of outsourcing transactions occur each year in the U.S. and offshore. However, outsourcing presents risk and the shifting of risk for all parties. One misstep by the service provider can put them out of business. Conversely, service providers who have made pricing errors for large engagements have jeopardized their entire...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) next month is planning a CLE seminar titled Recent Developments in Securities Enforcement. The program will take place on Friday, February 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City. This full-day seminar will provide an opportunity for those interested in securities...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (NY ACCA) and the firm of Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP will address the issue of asset acquisition this month in a CLE seminar titled Looking to Buy Asset Bargains? Try Bankruptcy Court. The session will take place on Tuesday, January 27 from noon to 2 p.m. at the...
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