TBLS Weekly Update 02/14 – 02/20

UPCOMING EVENTS:

2nd Annual TBLS Golf Tournament:
Friday, April 2 location TBD
TBLS Members are invited to play in our golf tournament. Location will follow soon. TBLS Golf Shirts and beverages will be provided. If you would like more information on playing or joining a team, please email agankofskie@utexas.edu

3rd Annual Norton Rose Fulbright M&A School:
April 8; all day event in the Francis Auditorium (TNH 2.114)
Partners from Norton Rose Fulbright will be coming to teach members by “walking through” the process and considerations of a merger & acquisition transaction. This event is a resume credit and a great opportunity to gain practical knowledge.

TBLS INFORMATION:

Officer Applications:

Tuesday, February 23 (next week): Applications will go out through the Weekly Update next week. Officer opportunities will involve the following areas: professional events, membership, media, development, finance, pro bono, LawMeet, and leadership/administration. Please begin considering whether you would be interested in becoming more involved in the Texas Business Law Society. If you have any questions regarding officer opportunities, email txbusinesslaw@gmail.com

Thursday, March 10: Applications are due.
Dues – TBLS has altered its fee system this year to reward our returning members with lower fees. The fee schedule is as follows:

1Ls – $40
2Ls & 3Ls (New to TBLS) – $30
2Ls (Returning) – $20
3Ls (Returning) – $10

To pay dues: Please leave a clearly marked envelope with your name, year and email at the TBLS mailbox at the communications center in the atrium. Email txbusinesslaw@gmail.com when you drop off dues so that someone can collect them. Unless noted otherwise, our events are only available for dues paying members.

Outline Bank – To gain access to the outline bank please email txbusinesslaw@gmail.com with your UT EID. The outline bank is accessed through Canvas and is only available to dues paying members.

TERM OF THE WEEK:

Recession – The right of an individual involved in a contract to return to a state identical to that before they entered into the agreement, due to courts not recognizing the contract as legally binding. In many cases, rescission may be an option if there is a material error in the contract, among other reasons.

Have a great week!

Texas Business Law Society
txbusinesslaw@gmail.com

Posted in Weekly Updates.