Announcements

  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    An Executive MBA program targeting law firm managers - the first of its kind in the nation - will be offered by Stony Brook University's College of Business beginning in April, 2006. Classes will be held at Friday afternoons and Saturday morning every other week for 23 months at Stony Brook-Manhattan, located at Park Avenue South and 28th Street in New...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America and the firm of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC are preparing a CLE seminar titled Managing Your IP Portfolio to Comply With New Sarbanes Oxley and Common Law Requirements. The program will take place on Wednesday, January 18 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Friars Club, 57...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    For the third year in a row, the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) this month will present their Corporate Counsel Institute, a comprehensive conference specifically designed to address current issues facing corporate counsel. The 2006 Institute will take place on...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America is planning a CLE seminar titled Business Bankruptcies in a Global Economy: Competing and Conflicting Issues for the U.S. and Europe. The program will take place on Thursday, January 19 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the offices of Arent Fox PLLC, 1675 Broadway, 34th Floor, New York...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Sections of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) this month are planning a variety of relevant programs to be presented as part of the Association's Annual Meeting. The sectional programs will run from Monday, January 23 through Friday, January 27 at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York City. On January 23, the Entertainment,...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    A new diversity internship program has been established by the Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association and named in honor of a former state bar president noted for his commitment to initiatives aimed at increasing diversity in the legal profession. The section announced the establishment of The Kenneth G. Standard Internship...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    An Executive MBA program targeting law firm managers - the first of its kind in the nation - will be offered by Stony Brook University's College of Business beginning in April, 2006. Classes will be held at Friday afternoons and Saturday morning every other week for 23 months at Stony Brook-Manhattan, located at Park Avenue South and 28th Street in New...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America's current calendar includes a pair of seminars covering topics of interest to corporate counsel. On Monday, January 9, the Chapter will present a program titled Information Security from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Duquesne Light Company Chamber of Commerce Building, 411...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    A reception at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on November 21 sponsored by the New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section marked the 10th anniversary of the Commercial Division of the state Supreme Court. Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye and Louise M. Parent, general counsel of American Express, were the keynote...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    The current business climate will be the focus of discussions on Wednesday, December 7 as the New England Legal Foundation presents its CEO Forum 2005. The conference will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Langham Hotel, Post Office Square, Boston. The forum will be followed by a reception and buffet from 7 to 9 p.m. A panel of speakers will explore...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America this month has scheduled an ethics seminar titled The Challenges of In-House Counsel at Homewares Corporation, USA. The program will take place on Friday, December 2 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the offices of Pierce Atwood LLP, One Monument Square, Portland, ME. The featured speaker will...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Kristi L. Vaiden, deputy editor and deputy general counsel for The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, was seated as president of the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) at the organization's Annual Dinner last month. She succeeds Arthur H. Saiewitz, corporate counsel, Lucent Technologies Inc. The dinner, which featured a wine tasting,...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America, the firm of Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP and Deloitte Tax LLP this month will co-sponsor a CLE seminar titled Investing in Canada and Cross-Border Financing. The program will take place on Tuesday, December 6 from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. at the Rainbow Room-Radio City Suite, 49 West...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Barry M. Kamins has been nominated as president of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. If elected, Kamins will succeed Betsy Plevan as the 62nd president in the New York City Bar Association's 136-year history. The election will take place at the city bar's annual meeting on May 23. Mr. Kamins, a partner at Flamhaft Levy Kamins Hirsch and...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    A new diversity internship program has been established by the Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association and named in honor of a former state bar president noted for his commitment to initiatives aimed at increasing diversity in the legal profession. The section announced the establishment of The Kenneth G. Standard Internship...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    The Massachusetts CLE this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Mortgages, Foreclosures and Workouts. The program will take place on Wednesday, December 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MCLE Conference Center, 10 Winter Place, Boston. Speakers will include Laura White Brandow, Marcus, Errico, Emmer & Brooks, PC; Eugene Gurvits, First...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) this month is offering a CLE seminar titled Bankruptcy Basics: Representing Debtors Under the Bankruptcy Act of 2005. The program will take place on Monday, November 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the CBA Law Center, 30 Bank Street, New Britain, CT. This program will focus on three new concerns lawyers face when...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Ethics for In-House Counsel. The program will take place on Thursday, November 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. This annual ethics program is designed especially for in-house counsel and outside...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Eighty percent of Forbes 1000 executives believe that attorneys lack an adequate understanding of finance and accounting, and in-house counsel often admit they feel uncomfortable when the discussion turns to business concepts. To help put corporate counsel in a better position to integrate legal analysis into the business environment, the Northeast...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Certain states, including New Jersey, are advancing legal rights to members of same-sex unions, while other states, and the federal government, are enacting measures to limit their recognition. Companies find themselves caught in the legislative crossfire, as employees in same-sex unions seek to obtain benefits, protected leaves of absence, and other job...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The WolfInstitute has scheduled a pair of CLE seminars for New York area attorneys in the coming weeks. On Thursday, November 10, the Institute will present Employment Law 101, with Jonathan D. Wetchler, WolfBlock, as speaker. On Thursday, December 1, the Institute has scheduled Harassment and Other Investigations, with Jonathan A. Segal, WolfBlock, as...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The New Jersey chapter of Corporate Counsel of America (NJCCA), in conjunction with the American Arbitration Association (AAA), will present an informative session on Tuesday, November 15 from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., covering key findings from ground-breaking research sponsored by the AAA. The two studies identified a profound shift in how corporations are...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The International Centre for Dispute Resolution this month is planning a one-day conference that will examine International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America. The program is scheduled for Thursday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the offices of Clifford Chance US L.L.P., 31 West 52nd Street, New York City. Co-sponsoring the session are...

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