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JULY 2017
 
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IN THIS ISSUE
 
2017-2018 Officers Appointed
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Free Webinar: Reg FD in the Era of Social Media
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Save the Date: 50th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar
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Save the Date: The State Bar Convention of Sections
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Rules Implementing New “Finders” Exemption Effective
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Enhance Your Practice
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Law Firm Memos
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The Business and Corporations Law Section eNews
is published by the Business and Corporations Law Section

Editors:
Theresa Leets
Department of Business Oversight
Theresa.Leets@dbo.ca.gov

Peter M. Menard
Sheppard Mullin PMenard@sheppardmullin.com


Business and Corporations Executive Committee Officers:

Katherine Blair, Co-Chair
Peter M. Menard, Co-Chair
Harumi Hata, Vice Chair, Membership
Roger Loomis, Vice Chair, Membership
Barry Burten, Vice Chair, Programs
Theresa Leets, Vice Chair, Programs
James Coupe, Treasurer and Council of Sections Liaison
Mark Hiraide, Secretary

 

Members:
Candice S. Choh
Arash Khalili

Corporate Law Departments Section Representative
Lois M. Jacobs

Barristers Liaison
Jason R. Parnell

 

 
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2017-2018 Officers Appointed

The Board of Trustees of LACBA has announced the appointment of the following officers of the Business and Corporations Section for the 2017-2018 bar year:

  • Katherine Blair, Co-Chair
  • Peter M. Menard, Co-Chair
  • Harumi Hata, Vice Chair, Membership
  • Roger Loomis, Vice Chair, Membership
  • Barry Burten, Vice Chair, Programs
  • Theresa Leets, Vice Chair, Programs
  • James Coupe, Treasurer and Council of Sections Liaison
  • Mark Hiraide, Secretary
 
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Upcoming Events
Free Webinar: Reg FD in the Era of Social Media
Co-sponsored by LACBA

Next up in our free webinar series, “Reg FD in the Era of Social Media,” will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

This webinar will focus on how public companies are (or should be) navigating social media channels in the face of Regulation FD.

The program will start at 12:00 noon and run for 60 minutes with corresponding MCLE credit.

Save the Date: 50th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar

The 50th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar which is sponsored by LACBA’s Business and Corporations Section and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and co-sponsored by the California Department of Business Oversight and FINRA, will be held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on Friday, October 20, 2017. Please join us to meet the new leadership of the SEC and hear about their priorities and recent developments in securities and corporate law.


Save the Date: The State Bar Convention of Sections

The Sections of The State Bar of California will hold the first Sections Convention at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Spa on Friday-Saturday, August 18-19, 2017.

This event offers a networking and learning opportunity planned especially for California attorneys and legal professionals. It is the new platform for the State Bar Sections’ programs and events previously offered at The State Bar of California Annual Meeting.

REGISTER NOW

 
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Rules Implementing New “Finders” Exemption Effective
 
Rules Implementing New “Finders” Exemption Effective

The California Department of Business Oversight has adopted final rules implementing the exemption for “finders” under §25206.1 of the Corporations Code.   READ MORE

 
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Enhance Your Practice
 
Join the Executive Committee of the Business and Corporations Section

The Executive Committee of the Business and Corporations Section is seeking new members. Membership on the Executive Committee is a terrific forum to network with your fellow corporate law practitioners across the city. Membership on the committee affords unique opportunities to participate in the creation of law in your practice area, to get to know and be known by other practitioners, to work with the recognized leaders in your field, and to stay on the cutting edge of developments and practice techniques. For further information on the Section click here.

If you are interested, please contact hhata@seyfarth.com

 
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Law Firm Memos
 

Lawyers must secure client communications from cyber breaches
ABA Journal

Lending Club Decision Provides Guidance For Bringing Section 11 Claims Based on Weaknesses in Internal Controls
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

California Employers: Starting July 1, 2017, New Hires Must Receive Notice of Domestic Violence Protections
Goodwin Procter LLP

We’ve Been Hacked—What Do We Need to Disclose in Our SEC Filings?
Corporate Counsel

Potential Trap for Executives at Dividend-Paying Companies
Winston & Strawn LLP

You no longer have to be an EGC to…
Cooley LLP

California Lags Behind The SEC In Permitting Testing Of The Waters In Regulation A Offerings
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

Foreign Private Issuer Guide
Squire Patton Boggs

Agreed Damages or Unenforceable Penalties—Drafting to Affirm the Former and Avoid the Latter
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Form what? CAQ offers help for audit committees in understanding and using Form AP
Cooley LLP

California’s Regulation A Notice Filing Requirement
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

Two Courts Address Liability for Pronouncements About Compliance
Jenner & Block LLP

Will pay-ratio disclosure benefit investors?
Cooley LLP

Adding hyperlinks to exhibits
Cooley LLP

Court Of Chancery Holds That Structurally Coercive Stockholder Vote Does Not Ratify Fiduciary Actions Related to Shares Issuance and Proxy Grant to Stockholder
K&L Gates

NASDAQ Proposes Revisions to Shareholder Approval Rules
Dechert LLP

CalPERS's Shareholder Litigation Stops IAC/InterActiveCorp Attempt to Entrench Management Control with Multi-Class Stock Structure
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP

Company Drops Plans to Issue No-Vote Share Class
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

PCAOB Provides Advice to Audit Committees on New Disclosures About Audit Participants
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

 

 

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