SBM Business Law Section eNewsletter

January 2008

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Chair's Letter from Michael S. Khoury
On behalf of the Business Law Section Officers and Council, I would like to wish each of you a happy, peaceful, and prosperous New Year. 2008 should be an interesting year for Michigan, especially on the business and political front.

Michigan Bar Journal—Call for Articles
The December 2008 issue of the Michigan Bar Journal will focus on business law topics. If you are interested in writing an article for the Journal, please contact Ashish Joshi with your commitment and your idea for a topic.

Online program on Michigan Business Tax
The Taxation Section and ICLE have produced, and make available through the ICLE website, several programs on the new Michigan Business Tax. The programs are also available for download to your MP3 player.


Section Events

  • January 23—Attracting and Winning New Business: An Interactive Small Business Forum Event

  • January 29—Debtor/Creditor Rights Meeting/Dinner

  • February 8 & 26—2008 LLC and Business Entity Update

  • February 11—Alternatives to Bankruptcy Seminar

  • March 6—Section Council Meeting in Lansing

  • June 13-14—Business Law Institute in Dearborn

Other Events

  • January 17—Mergers and Acquisitions Awards Nominations Deadline

  • January 29—After Hours Tax Law Series: International Tax—Demystifying Europe and China

  • February 7—Examining the Michigan Business Tax: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

  • March 6-7—14th Annual Health Law Institute

  • March 17—2008 Intellectual Property Spring Seminar

  • April 10-12—ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting in Dallas

  • May 28—Taxation Section Annual Tax Conference in Plymouth

  • September 17-19—State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting