Save the Date: Cannabis Law: Free Webinar
On March 21, 2018, the Business and Corporations Law Section will host a one hour webinar on the fundamentals of California cannabis law featuring attorneys from Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P. and CPAs from PDM, LLP. This program will provide an overview of the regulatory environment governing commercial cannabis operations in California, the implications of the conflict between federal and state law on the cannabis industry and the legal challenges that arise from that conflict, and unique tax issues that require careful structuring of cannabis businesses.
Save the Date: Networking Events
Business and Corporations Law Section Mixer – Feb. 8
Please join fellow business and corporate attorneys for an informal get acquainted mixer on the Westside at the Butcher’s Dog, on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 6:00 pm. This mixer is co-sponsored by the Corporate Law Departments. Welcome the new year by getting to know local private lawyers, government lawyers and LLM and JD law students. A no-host bar and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Butcher’s Dog,
The Olympic Collection, 11301 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
CLA International Law Section and JABA Joint Mixer - Jan. 24
In collaboration with the California Lawyers Association International Law Section (formerly, The State Bar of California International Law Section) and the Japanese American Bar Association (JABA), we are holding a joint mixer – a forum at which our members and the other bar organizations’ members can meet and network.
The joint mixer will be attended by lawyers in different practice areas, and the attendees will include government lawyers, non-profit lawyers, in-house lawyers, private law firm lawyers, and LLM and JD law students. All are welcome!
Please join us for this fun gathering.
Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Pez Cantina, 401 South Grand Avenue, downtown Los Angeles
Note: Non-hosted event; Pez Cantina will offer happy hour pricing to all attendees
Save the Date: Corporate Law Departments Section Upcoming Roundtable Dinners
Save the dates for the 2018 Corporate Law Roundtable Dinners.
The General Counsel Roundtable provides an opportunity for senior corporate counsel to discuss topics of importance to business lawyers.
Save the Date: CLA Business Law Section Webinar – Dancing Through the Mine Field of Business Regulation
On Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from noon to 1:00 pm, the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section will be hosting a webinar discussing the impact of business regulation upon a variety of everyday transactions that may carry various disclosure, registration and licensing requirements and that may entail significant liability for noncompliance. The discussion will address scenarios such as when does a crowdfunding deal become a “Security," when does a license agreement become a “Franchise," when does a finder become a “Broker-Dealer,” when does a business consultant become an "Investment Adviser," when does a marketing consultant become a “Seller Assisted Marketing Plan” promoter, and what is the nature and scope of liability to a client or advisor for noncompliance.
For further information and registration, click here.