Steering Committee of the Opinions Committee

Notice and Agenda

Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:00 a.m. to Noon

Via Teleconference:
Call-In Number:  855-520-7605
Passcode:  821 897 5687

180 Howard Street, 4th Fl, Room 4E, San Francisco, CA  94105
845 S Figueroa Street, 2nd Fl, Room 2G, Los Angeles, CA  90017

Additional call-in locations are noted at the end of the agenda

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.

Open Session

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. Governance Matters (JFF, PSS)

IV. Project Status Reports

  1. UCC Sample Opinion (PSS)
  2. LLC/Partnership Opinions Report (JFF)

V. Status of Continuing Projects

  1. Remedies Report, Appendix 10 (Opinion Exceptions) (JAG, SOW)
  2. Printed Compilation of Sample Opinions/Opinion Reports (CKL)
  3. Update of Report on Legal Opinions in Business Transactions (Excluding the Remedies Opinion) (JFF)

VI. Communications

  1. E Bulletins (CL)
  2. Twitter (RNF)

VII. New Projects

  1. Sample Corporate/Real Estate Closing Opinion (KJC)
  2. Establishment of Opinion Bank (JFF)

VIII. Membership of Opinions Committee

IX. National Developments

  1. Statement of Opinion Practices, Core Opinion Principles (SOW)
  2. TriBar (JBP, SOW)
  3. WGLO (TGH, RNF)

X. Other Business

XI. Next Steering Committee Hearing

(Thursday, June 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

XII. Next Opinions Committee Meeting

(Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – Noon; Thursday, November 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – Noon)

XIII. Motion to Adjourn

Meeting Notice

 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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