Commercial Law 2018: A Comprehensive Update on Recent Developments - IN PERSON
Additional Information:
By popular demand, Steven Weise from Proskauer Rose LLP in Los Angeles, joined again this year by Ed Smith from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP in Boston and New York, bring their national Commercial Law Update back to Rhode Island for a ninth consecutive year. Messrs. Smith and Weise, nationally recognized experts on commercial law, will share their expertise and research on the most important developments in this area. Rhode Island attorneys, Patrick Guida and Thomas Hemmendinger, will again provide the local perspective as they highlight how these changes and our own Rhode Island commercial law and other business law related developments over the last year may impact your practice. This 2018 update will give you a chance to learn from the best about what is happening across the country and in Rhode Island in commercial law practice.

In addition, the panel will provide an overview of the new voidable transactions law enacted in Rhode Island earlier this year and the new real property electronic recording legislation also enacted earlier this year. A brief survey of other laws promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission will also be delivered.

This presentation includes up to the minute summaries of the most relevant commercial law cases decided over the past twelve months, including noteworthy decisions rendered as recently as a week or two before the program. You will receive a comprehensive review of recent critical developments in:

  • Personal Property Secured Transactions
  • • Real Property Secured Transactions
  • Guaranties
  • Voidable Transactions
  • Proposed Regulations for Trading in Virtual Currencies such as Bitcoin
  • Financial Institutions and Lender Liability
  • UCC Sales and Personal Property Leasing
  • Commercial Paper and Funds Transfers


    Patrick A. Guida, Esq.
    Thomas S. Hemmendinger, Esq.
    Edwin E. Smith, Esq.
    Steven O. Weise, Esq.
Event Date: 10/12/2018
Event Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rhode Island Law Center, 41 Sharpe Drive, Cranston

Event Brochures:
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Event Cost:
  Member $175.00
  New Lawyer Division $165.00

Credit Hours:
  Ethics 0.5 hrs
  General 4 hrs