Business Law Section,
Opinions Standing Committee
Notice and Agenda
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
10 a.m. - 12 noon
State Bar Offices:
180 Howard Street
845 S. Figueroa Street
Questions regarding any agenda item should be directed to the Section Coordinator, John Buelter at 415-538-2341 or 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-1617.
The order of business is approximate and subject to change.
I. Roll Call
II. Public Comment
Members of the public may speak to any item on the agenda. The Committee reserves the right to limit the duration of public comment period.
III. Introductory Matter (JFF, PSS)
- Opening Remarks
Approval of minutes of the Committee meeting held November 9, 2016
IV. Status of the Business Law Section 2017 (JFF/PSS)
V. Revised Statement on Opinion Practices; Core Principles (ABA/WGLO) (KJC, SOW)
Background (SOW & JBP)
Consideration of approval of Revised SOP & Core Principles
VI. Status of Continuing Projects
- LLC/Partnership Opinions Report (JFF)
- UCC sample opinion (PSS)
Remedies Report, Appendix 10 (Opinion Exceptions) (JAG, SOW)
Updated Compilation of CA Opinion Reports & Sample Opinions (CKL)
Update of 2005/2007 Corporations Committee report, “Legal Opinions in Business Transactions (Excluding the Remedies Opinion)” (JFF, NHW)
Sample Real Estate Closing Opinion (KJC)
- Communications and membership
- E-Bulletin report (CKL)
Social media report (RNF) (Follow RNF on our new Twitter address: (@calopinions)).
Committee membership (JFF)
- Monitoring of national Bar groups
- TriBar (SOW)
WGLO Foundation (JBP)
Shop Talk (ALL)
Members are invited to present for discussion by the members of the Committee recent opinion questions and issues addressed by their firms
New projects (JFF)
VII. Next Committee Meeting
(Thursday, November 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – Noon)
VIII. Motion to Adjourn
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, those requiring accommodations at this meeting should notify John Buelter at least 72 hours prior to the meeting at 415-538-2341.
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