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Save the Date: 50th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar
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Law Firm Memos
The Business and Corporations Law Section eNews
is published by the Business and Corporations Law Section

Theresa Leets
Department of Business Oversight

Peter M. Menard
Sheppard Mullin

Business and Corporations Executive Committee Officers:

Barry Burten, Chair
James Coupe, Vice Chair/Treasurer
Candice Choh, Chair Marketing and Membership
Theresa Leets,  Co-Chair Programming
Peter M. Menard, Co-Chair Programming
Katherine Blair,  Secretary

Kevin L. Finch
Arash Khalili

Corporate Law Departments Section Representative
Lois M. Jacobs

Barristers Liaison
Jason R. Parnell

Department of Business Oversight Liaison
Theresa Leets


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Save the Date
Save the Date: 50th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar

The 50th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar which is sponsored by the 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.

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

Law Firm Memos

Delaware Supreme Court Strictly Construes Limited Partnership Agreement in Reviewing a Related Party Transaction
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

The Biggest Issue in Proxy Drafting for 2017 Has Been...
Winston & Strawn LLP

“Ostrich” Theory Enforces Ill-Defined Duty to Investigate Clients’ Conduct Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

SEC Conflict Minerals Rule Faces New Scrutiny Ahead of May Filing Deadline
Beveridge & Diamond PC

How Directors Can Use Sustainability to Drive Value
Latham & Watkins LLP

Blockchain technology can provide lawyers with an authentic, secure ledger
ABA Journal

Corporate Social Responsibility Statements - Recent Litigation and Avoiding Pitfalls
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

M&A Report - Initial Lessons from the Anthem-Cigna M&A Lawsuit
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Oxford comma issue benefits drivers in overtime case
ABA Journal

Is It Time for You to Implement a Virtual Annual Meeting?
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Newly Released Delaware Corporate Law Amendments Would Permit Blockchain Shares
Cooley LLP

2017 Annual Meeting Handbook
Latham & Watkins LLP and RR Donnelley

2017 Proposed Amendments to the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware
Richards, Layton & Finger, PA

Another theory on Corp Fin’s position on proxy access fix-it proposals
Cooley LLP

How Do We Report a Discretionary Bonus?
Winston & Strawn LLP

Corporate and Securities Alert: New SEC Rule Calls for Hyperlinks to All Exhibits Filed with Registration Statements and SEC Reports
Fenwick & West LLP

Exhibits just one click away!
Cooley LLP

Executive Compensation and Benefits Alert: Nuisance Plaintiffs Pursue Novel Theories to Exact Section 16 Settlements
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP 


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