Posts Categorized: Brown Bag

Brown Bag 5/8/18: An Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

An Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency:

Please join us on Tuesday, May 8 at 12:00 p.m.  for a brown bag lunch demystifying blockchain and cryptocurrency.  This one hour program will provide an overview of digital currencies, how transactions are verified on a distributed ledger, and how these currencies are mined and traded.  The panel will touch on the legal questions concerning lending, trading, and investing that remain unanswered as this burgeoning technology continues to develop.

SPEAKERS:

 

TO REGISTER: https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=24506

 

Brown Bag 3/13/18: Chapter 11 Plan

Chapter 11 Brown Bag on March 13, 2018
Chapter 11 Plans: What’s New?

Please join us on Tuesday, March 13 at 12:00 p.m. for a Chapter 11 Brown Bag featuring new developments in Chapter 11 plan and confirmation issues. Janet E. Bostwick will provide an update on recent cases and lead the discussion. This program is an annual favorite that you won’t want to miss! You can register for the program by using the link below:

https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=24504&utm_source=upcoming%20events&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=upcoming%20events022718

 

1/9/18 Understanding and Complying with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

Please join us at the BBA for the following brown bag lunch program (rescheduled from 11/14/17):

Understanding and complying with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Sign up here: https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=24500

Program Description:

Attorneys that are involved in consumer litigation, class actions, bankruptcy, and collections work must understand and comply with the FDCPA. Violations of the FDCPA may lead to statutory liability, penalties and costly litigation.  This program will examine the basic requirements of the FDCPA and take an in-depth look at the recent cases on the law, including the Supreme Court cases Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson and Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc. These Supreme Court decisions and cases interpreting them are changing the litigation landscape.  Commercial and consumer practitioners will benefit from the general FDCPA background and learning about the most recent FDCPA developments.

Registration Categories:

BBA Member – Free. Included as part of your membership.

Non-Member – $100.00

Not a member? Join the BBA today for free-access to this program any many others. Members also receive discounted rates for CLE programs and Conferences.

Speakers:

Andrew Glass, K&L Gates LLP

Gregory N. Blase, K&L Gates LLP

 

Brown Bag Lunch – Bankruptcy Rules! (September 20, 2016 at 12pm)

Bankruptcy Rules!

Please join us on September 20, 2016 at 12:00 for our welcome back Brown Bag. To celebrate the publication of the new and amended Local Bankruptcy Rules (effective August 1, 2016), we are dedicating the program to the Local Bankruptcy Rules.  Clerks of the bankruptcy court will highlight significant changes to the local rules, common procedural issues, and best practices.  We will be handing out copies of the new Local Rules book to everyone who RSVPs.

https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=22495

Save the Date: Brown Bag Lunch with Chapter 13 Trustee – May 10th

Please join us on May 10, 2016 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. for our annual brown bag lunch with Carolyn A. Bankowski, the Chapter 13 Trustee. This is a great opportunity to meet the Trustee, hear the latest filing stats, learn about new and notable cases, and discuss hot topics in Chapter 13. The Trustee encourages practitioners to come and discuss current questions, concerns and issues, so feel free to bring questions!  For more information or to sign up, please click here.

Upcoming Brown Bag Lunch: Corrected Date

The Brown Bag Lunch on Directors and Officers Liability Insurance in the Bankruptcy Context will take place on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from noon – 1:00 p.m. at the BBA.  To sign up, please click here.

Brown Bag Lunch on Tuesday 10/13 re: the New Official Bankruptcy Forms

Next Tuesday, October 13th from 12:00-1:00 p.m., the BBA Bankruptcy Section will be kicking off its Brown Bag Lunch Series with Get Ready: The New Official Bankruptcy Forms are Coming!

On December 1, 2015, the new Official Bankruptcy Forms will go into effect and almost all of the forms have been overhauled. Walter Oney of Oney Law Office will be highlighting the changes to the forms and providing a preview of what to expect on December 1.

This program has something for everyone because the form changes apply to business cases, too!  

Please RSVP through this BBA link.