CLE - Closely Held Business Disputes: Legal Issues and Practical Considerations for Litigation and Negotiation

04/24/2014 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Learn about the issues that commonly arise in disputes involving close corporations and other privately held small businesses - including privilege and conflict of interests, available remedies for breach of fiduciary duty, the differences between Massachusetts and Delaware law, indemnification of officers and directors, and key provisions in shareholder agreements....
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Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Legislative and Regulatory Update: Safety, Environmental and Economic Impacts

05/06/2014 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Legislative and regulatory leaders will provide updates on pending initiatives to enhance natural gas pipeline safety. The panel will describe recent legislative and enforcement initiatives and expected safety, environmental and economic impacts....
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International Trade: Balancing Opportunities & Challenges

05/08/2014 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Review recent updates involving trade compliance issues, e.g.: Export Compliance Reform, US-Korea Free Trade Agreement...
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What’s in Your Bitcoin Wallet? The Real World Risks of Virtual Currency

06/19/2014 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Panelists from the bar, the FBI, and accounting and finance professions will review how Bitcoin was created, the technology that supports Bitcoin, how it functions, and potential problems with the use of virtual currencies. They will review practical considerations for valuing Bitcoin transactions and assets, identifying fraud and other malfeasance, and the impact on capital markets. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in a discussion of the potential legal issues surrounding Bitcoin and other virtual currencies....
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