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LACBA Business & Corporate Section: eNews
 ●  Volume I, Number 7  ● An E-Publication of the Los Angeles County Bar Association  ●  April 2010 ●

Message from the Chair

Come join us for a day at the beautiful Shutters on the Beach. Earn up to 5.5 hours of MCLE credit.

It’s that time of year. Register now for our annual Glendon Tremaine Symposium, set for Friday, April 30, 2010.

We are especially honored to have California State Controller John Chiang as our lunchtime keynote speaker at the Symposium.

In addition to the annual Delaware and California law updates at the Symposium, we have a new program this year: Dealing with the UCC in M&A Transactions, led by Steven Weise of Proskauer Rose LLP.

Find more information about this program and to register now.

Robert R. Carlson, Section Chair

News from the California Secretary of State

Closure of the San Diego Office

The California Secretary of State has announced on its Web site that it has extended the time to process filings and to respond to records requests. Also, the agency has closed the San Diego office effective April 2, 2010 as a result of a reduction in its budget by 25% over the last 2 years.

Exciting Events Coming Soon

April 30, 2010: Glendon Tremaine Symposium annual California and Delaware corporate law updates.
Top legal and business experts will discuss recent developments and trends in California and Delaware business and corporation law at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica. Current speakers include Keith P. Bishop of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP, Mark Gentile of Richards, Layton & Finger; Carl R. Sanchez of Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker; and Steven O. Weise of Proskauer Rose LLP.

May 11, 2010: The New Reorganization--Buying and Selling Troubled Companies--Bad is Good and Worse is Better (Part II).
Barry L. Burten of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP, and Robert Rasmussen, Dean of Gould School of Law at USC, and others will update this popular seminar from last year with tips on buying and selling troubled companies.

Save the date:

June 29, 2010, LACBA Offices, Lunch
Has M&A Activity Turned Around? A Panel Discussion of Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions in 2010.
Please join us for a panel discussion regarding what has occurred in mergers and acquisitions in the first two quarters of 2010, what trends have emerged and what lessons have been learned. Our panelists will discuss these topics from the perspective of the lawyers, lenders, investment bankers, private equity funds and turnaround specialists.

Friday, October 29, 2010: Securities Regulation Seminar.

Benefits for Section Members

If you are a section member of the Business and Corporations Law Section, you can access material from some of our our past programs on LACBA's Web site.

Los Angeles County Bar Association
2009-10 Business & Corporate Law Section
Officers and Executive Committee Members

Robert R. Carlson

Co-Program Chair
Steven B. Stokdyk

Co-Program Chair
Steven E. Peden

Vice Chair
David C. Eisman

Harumi Hata

Natalie Theresa Maniaci

Immediate Past-Chair
Blase P. Dillingham

Marketing & Membership Chair
Mara Morner-Ritt

Section Administrator
Ann Marie Bedtke

Law School Liaison, Therese Maynard
NASD Representative, David A. Greene
Calif. Dept. of Corporations Rep., Theresa Leets
Corporate Law Depts. Rep., Lois M. Jacobs
SEC Representative, Martin J. Murphy
SEC Representative, Rosalind R. Tyson
Large Firms, Richard S. Kolodny



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