Section Events


  • Business Law: Symposium On Corporate Oppression Actions (Detroit)

    Jan 15, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (ET)
    The interplay between the business courts and recent published precedents and the proliferation of claims under MCL 450.1489, 4515 is altering the landscape of the corporate oppression action and the application of fiduciary standards in the context of corporate disputes. The Symposium on Corporate Oppression explores effective techniques and tools in both prosecuting and defending the corporate action. Some of the top practitioners and scholars in this arena are slated to share their strategies and speak on a variety of relevant topics in corporate shareholder and member oppression law, including application and interpretation of the recent published precedent of Franks v. Franks (Sept. 24, 2019, COA # 343290), national standards and pending legislative amendments in Michigan, practice management, and perspectives from the bench. Time: Registration, food, and beverages at 5:30 p.m., Program from 6-8 p.m. Cost: $25, law students free Register: online or by mail form PDF Registration deadline is January 12, 2020. Want to attend but can't make this date? The symposium will be held on December 4, 2019 in Grand Rapids. Detroit Speakers  Co-Sponsored by the Wayne State Journal of Business Law Mark C. Rossman (Rossman Saxe, P.C.) Professor Douglas K. Moll  (University of Texas School of Law) E. Powell Miller (The Miller Firm)  Daniel Quick (Dickinson Wright) Bernard Fuhs (Butzel)  Hon. Lita M. Popke (Third Circuit Court)  #ConferenceorSeminar
    Detroit, MI, United States

  • Business Law Section: Business Boot Camp I (Plymouth): Basic Training for Every Business Lawyer

    Jan 30 - 31, (ET)
    Register for Plymouth : online or mail form PDF Registration deadline: January 27, 2020 Can't make these dates? This event will take place in Grand Rapids, November 4-5, 2019 .  Cost before November 30 : $200-individual; $80-law student; $1,000-firm (up to 15 participants) Cost on or after November 30 : $220-individual; $80-law student; $1,000-firm (up to 15 participants) Are You Ready for Business? This award-winning program will help you: Develop confidence, attract clients, and impress partners Meet the lawyers doing the deals you want to do Learn the secrets of Michigan’s most successful business practitioners—our faculty describes the work they do day-in and day-out Take home time-tested, proven forms and explanatory materials you can put to use immediately Basic Training for Every Business Lawyer Business practice is varied and complex. Your success requires broad knowledge, the right tools, and knowing the right people. Sign up for the award-winning course that has given hundreds of Michigan business lawyers an advantage. Learn the ropes from experts at Michigan’s top firms. Take home practical tools you can put to use immediately. In just two days you will receive grounding in eight key areas of business practice with guidance from the leaders who handle them every day. Directors of Training Jeffrey S. Ammon , Miller Johnson, Grand Rapids Timothy R. Damschroder , Bodman PLC, Ann Arbor Daniel H. Minkus , Clark Hill PLC, Birmingham Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day Locations West Michigan–Grand Rapids , Amway Grand Plaza, November 4-5, 2019 Metro Detroit–Plymouth, The Inn at St. John’s, January 30-31, 2020 #ConferenceorSeminar
    Plymouth, MI, United States

  • Business Law Section: Council Meeting

    Mar 12, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (ET)
    #CouncilMeeting
    Lansing, MI, United States