TBLS Weekly Update 02/28 – 03/05

Executive Board Applications:

The Executive Board Application for Fall 2016-Spring 2017 is attached. The applications are due Monday, March 7 by 6:00 PM. There will be an additional application process later in the semester for Officer Positions, which will include chair and committee positions. Please email txbusinesslaw@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like more information.

Upcoming Events:

UTSL Kickball Tournament: Saturday, March 5 at 10:00 AM
TBLS will be forming a team for this joint Law School/MBA tournament. No actual athleticism or hand eye coordination required. Please email txbusinesslaw@gmail.com if you would like to join our team for this fun event!

2nd Annual TBLS Golf Tournament: Friday, April 1 at River Place Country Club
Golf Tournament at 2:00 PM followed by a Reception at 6:00 PM (Reception is open to all TBLS members not just players) TBLS Members are invited to play in our golf tournament and attend the golf tournament reception following the tournament. TBLS swag will be provided to players. Food and beverages will be provided at the reception, along with TBLS swag. Formal invitation to follow. 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.

General Membership Information:

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:

Accruals -Accruals are accounts on a balance sheet that represent liabilities and non-cash-based assets used in accrual-based accounting. These accounts include, among many others, accounts payable, accounts receivable, goodwill, future tax liability and future interest expense.

Have a great week!

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