Business Law Section: Business Law Institute & Annual Meeting

When:  Sep 25, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM (ET)

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Business Law Institute
9:00 a.m.–6 p.m. | Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids
Get the latest updates, strategies and practical tools you need to succeed in the demanding world of business law. Stay ahead of today's business trends and get expert advice on topics like avoiding oppression claims in shareholder agreements, adding value to your deal with proper tax structuring, and much more! Take away solutions that work for your clients and gain a solid understanding of even the most complex issues facing business practitioners today.

Annual Meeting
11:45–1:30 p.m. | Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids
There is no charge to attend the Annual Meeting which will be held during lunch at the Business Law Institute at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids. In addition to the election of Council members and officers will be the presentation of the Shulman Award.

11:45 a.m.—Lunch

12:10 p.m.—Presentation of the Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award. The Section has created the Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award, which is presented annually. The award honors Michigan business lawyers who consistently exemplify the characteristics the Business Law Section seeks to foster and facilitate. Those characteristics include possessing the highest level of professionalism, the highest quality of practice, and an unwavering dedication to service and commitment, as well as promoting ethical conduct and collegiality within the practice of law. The Section is honored to recognize this year’s recipient, Laurence S. Schultz of Driggers Schultz & Herbst PC.

Immediately following the Schulman Award Presentation
–Annual Meeting and Council Meeting

Reception

6:30–8:30 p.m. | Grand Rapids Brewing Company
After the Annual Meeting & Institute, unwind and spend time with friends and colleagues enjoying your favorite organic beer. Dine on the best pub food in Grand Rapids paired specifically with the finest ales, lagers, and stouts. Food sponsored by J.P. Morgan Escrow Services, beverages sponsored by Comerica Bank Special Corporate Financial Services.


The Schulman Award presentation, Annual Meeting and Council meeting are being held in connection with the 27th Annual Business Law Institute.  Information on the Business Law Institute is attached. Get the latest updates, strategies and practical tools you need to succeed in the demanding world of business law. Stay ahead of today's business trends and get expert advice on topics like avoiding shareholder oppression claims, adding value to your deal with proper tax structuring, and much more! Take away solutions that work for your clients and gain a solid understanding of even the most complex issues facing business practitioners today. Plus, take advantage of the many networking opportunities this year, like the annual reception, pub dinner event, and ArtPrize—an open, independently-organized international art competition held all around town. Extend your stay and experience three square miles of art from around the world—it's all free and open to the public.

We hope you will take this opportunity to renew old acquaintances, meet new people, network with other Business Law Section members, and honor the recipient of the Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award.

RSVP—Please respond to businesslaw@mi.rr.com no later than September 11 if you plan to attend the lunch, Schulman Award presentation and meetings. There is no cost to attend the Annual Meeting.  If you are registered for the Business Law Institute, you will automatically be registered for lunch and the meetings.



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Location

Amway Grand Plaza, Ambassador East Room
187 Monroe Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI