● 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
Steven B. Stokdyk
Steven E. Peden
David C. Eisman
Natalie Theresa Maniaci
Blase P. Dillingham
Marketing & Membership Chair
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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