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Business Law Section

Annual Report

MSBA Business Law Section
Annual Report
2016-17


Section Membership
As of June 9, 2017, the Section has 1,122 members. 

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $38,704.66 as of May 22, 2017. 

CLEs & Events
The Section hosted 9 CLE programs and other events in fiscal year 2016-17.  

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

New Board Members Beware! Or 6 ways your organization can lose its tax exemption (without really trying)

July 29, 2016

223888

1.0 Standard

41

Ethical Considerations for Attorneys Serving on Nonprofit Boards

September 7, 2016

223889

1.0 Ethics

41

Why You Should Think Twice About Board Service

October 5, 2016

227833

1.0 Ethics

50

Background and Thoughts on the Proposed Section 2704 Regulations

November 17, 2016

230399

1.0 Standard

37

Corporate Meets Counsel Social Event (U of M Law School)

March 23, 2017

N/A

N/A

N/A

Careers in Business Law (Mitchell-Hamline)

April 4, 2017

N/A

N/A

N/A

Business Law Student Mixer (St. Thomas)

April 20, 2017

N/A

N/A

12

Nonprofits and Political Activity in These Political Times

April 24, 2017

237807

1.0 Standard

38

2017 Revisions to 317A Nonprofit Business Corporation Act - What You Need to Know

June 8, 2017

239876

1.0 Standard

68

 

The Section and its Committees also were involved in planning and co-sponsoring with Minnesota Continuing Legal Education annual Business Law and Banking Law Institutes. 

Annual Meeting and Election Results

The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on May 2, 2017 at the Business Law Institute.

The following council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021:

             Daniel Kleinberger, Mitchell Hamline College of Law
             Sjur Midness, Fredrikson & Byron 

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

             Chair:  Joseph Green, TCF Bank
             Vice-Chair:  Marie Feely, Target

Secretary:  Jonathan Nygren, Faegre Baker Daniels
Treasurer:  Jonathan Levy, Lindquist and Vennum

Submitted By:
James Pfau, Section Chair
Date: June 13, 2017