Announcements

  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Business Immigration Group of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP last month provided a timely analysis of the key developments that have changed business immigration this past year in a seminar titled New Developments in Business Immigration Law. The program took place on October 20 at the firm's New York City offices at 1177 Avenue of the...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month is preparing a CLE seminar titled Global Privacy and Data Security on behalf of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (NY ACCA). The program will take place on Tuesday, November 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45th...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month has scheduled four CLE seminars covering topics relevant to the practice of in-house counsel. The schedule includes: Wednesday, November 2, The Next Big Thing: Blogs, RSS, Podcasting ...; Wednesday, November 9, International Aspects of Outsourcing Transactions; Wednesday,...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A has scheduled its Annual Awards Benefit for Wednesday, November 16 at the New York Marriott Brooklyn, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn. The three individuals being honored at the awards dinner are John M. Callagy, chairman of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP; Thomas Early, executive director of Health Plus, a non-profit...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    For Pennsylvania attorneys interested in employment law issues, the WolfInstitute this month is planning 10 seminars in Philadelphia and one in Harrisburg, PA. Sessions, which begin at 9 a.m., will take place at the WolfInstitute Training Center, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, and at the WolfBlock offices, 213 Market Street, Harrisburg. Presenters are...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) this month is offering a pair of CLE seminars on business-related issues. On Tuesday November 8, BAMSL will present Navigating the Bankruptcy Waters from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the BAMSL headquarters, Laclede Gas Building, 720 Olive Boulevard, St. Louis. Lunch and registration will take place between...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) this month is planning a legal education program for in-house counsel titled A New Approach to Streamlining Negotiations. The program will take place on Thursday, November 10 from noon to 1 p.m. at the law firm of Neal Gerber Eisenberg, LLP, Two North LaSalle Street, 19th Floor, Chicago....
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Delaware Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, DELVACCA, will hold its annual meeting/dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, November 14 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia.The meeting will serve as a platform for members to elect the DELVACCA 2006 Board of Directors. The keynote speaker for the event will be the Hon. Bruce W. Kauffman,...

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