Executive Board Applications due 5 PM TODAY!
TJOGEL Symposium Thursday & Friday:
This year Law Day will teach 80 middle school students from Fulmore Middle School and Webb Middle School about what law school and a legal career entails. It is our goal to expose and educate these kids to the legal profession through a lesson, mock trial, career panel and tour of the law school. Professors Morse and Jinks are teaching our lessons and we need law student volunteers to participate in the mock trial and to show the kids around the law school.
Please visit the google doc to sign up for a volunteer slot:
If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
3/11 Crash Course in Private Equity – presented by Kirkland and Ellis. This will be a lunchtime presentation by attorneys from Kirkland and Ellis and will be followed by an early evening Happy Hour with K&E’s attorneys. Additional information and RSVP instructions will be coming in the following week.
TBLS 2nd Annual M&A School, April 10 & 11 – Our biggest event of the year will take place Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. Partners and associates from Norton Rose Fulbright will present and entire M&A deal from start to finish. There will also be a networking reception after the Friday session. More information to come!
TERM OF THE WEEK
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION – A legal document filed with the state that sets forth the purposes and regulations for a corporation. Each state has different regulations.
5 THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK
Executives from Bloomberg, Citigroup, Deloitte, First Data, IAC/InterActiveCorp, IBM and Mohegan Sun joined officials from the F.B.I., the Secret Service and the Justice Department to discuss cooperation in fighting cybercrime.
Billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens’ energy holdings fell by almost half last quarter as he sold shares of battered oil producers including Goodrich Petroleum Corp. and EP Energy Corp.
The value of Pickens’ Dallas-based TBP Investments Managements fund fell by $50.7 million in the fourth quarter to $51.5 million, according to data compiled by Bloomberg from filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday. The fund sold out of eight companies, including 339,550 shares in Goodrich, which lost 70 percent of its value in the fourth quarter. EP Energy fell by 40 percent.
Next week’s roster of economic reports lack the market-moving punch of top-tier data like the payrolls release. That doesn’t mean the numbers won’t give us clues about where the economy—and monetary policy—may be headed. Here are five things to watch.
Alibaba disclosed on Friday that it has received a request from the S.E.C. for more information about the clash with China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce.
A group of 170 Brooklyn Law School students cut short their winter break and headed back to campus in January for an intensive three-day training session. But not in the law.
Instead, they spent the “boot camp” sessions learning about accounting principles, reading financial statements, valuing assets and other basics of the business world — subjects that not long ago were thought to have no place in classic law school education.