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Council Meetings

    Annual Meeting & Council Meeting

      Educational event, Annual Meeting, Council Meeting, presentation of Schulman Award, and reception.

      Date: September 11, 2014
      Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
      Location: Sheraton Detroit Novi, 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi

      4:00–5:00 p.m. Crowdfunding and the Practitioner—Practical Perspectives on
      Offerings, Regulation and Legislation


        D. Richard McDonald, Dykema Gossett PLLC
        G. Ann Baker, Deputy Director, Bureau of Commercial Services
        Shane B. Hansen, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

      5:00 p.m. Annual Meeting and Council Meeting

      5:30 p.m. (estimate) Presentation of the Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award to Diane L. Akers, Bodman PLC.

      6:00 (estimate)–7:00 p.m. Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Reception

      RSVP to no later than September 3, 2014 if you plan to attend the meetings or the reception.

    Date: December 6, 2014
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Location: Clark Hill, 151 S Old Woodward Ave, Suite 200, Birmingham

Committee Meetings

    Regulation of Securities Committee Meeting

      Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
      Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
      Location: Miller Canfield, 840 West Long Lake Rd., Ste 200, Troy

Business Boot Camp II

    Grand Rapids Session
    Date: November 3-4, 2014
    Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids
    Register PDF

    Plymouth Session
    Date: January 22-23, 2015
    Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Location: Inn at St. John's, 44045 Five Mile Rd, Plymouth
    Register PDF

    Day One

      Stock Options and Other Equity-Based Compensation
      Justin Klimko–Butzel Long PC

      Personal Property/Article 9/Creditors Rights
      Lisa Sommers Gretchko–Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

      Executive Employment Agreements and Employment Law
      Jeffrey G. Fraser–Miller Johnson

      Non-Profit Organizations
      Jennifer M. Oertel–Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC

      Select M & A – Negotiated Acquisitions (Part One)
      Timothy R. Damschroder–Bodman PLC
      Daniel H. Minkus–Clark Hill PLC

    Day Two

      Intellectual Property
      Susan Kornfield–Bodman PLC

      Understanding Financial Statements
      William P. Kingsley–UHY LLP

      Real Estate
      Melissa N. Collar–Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP

      Scott D. Hubbard–Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP

      Select M & A–Negotiated Acquisitions (Part Two)
      Eric I. Lark – Kerr, Russell & Weber PLC
      David Foltyn – Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn



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