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Message from the Chair of the NCBA Business Law Section

By Ben Baldwin Dear Members of the Business Law Section: I am honored to serve as the chair of the Business Law Section for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 bar years. The section’s leadership (consisting of officers, council members and committee chairs who can be found here) is looking forward to a busy and productive year. […]

Business and International Law Issues Covered At Pinehurst Retreat

See Your Name in Print!  Folks, it’s been some time since we’ve posted.  Before you take a look at this edition, here’s a brief announcement:  The Business Law Section would love  your help with ideas and articles for future posts.  If you have an article you’re working on, thoughts about current developments in law practice […]

Hemp and CBD Law In North Carolina: A 2019 Update

By Jake Farrar As the calendar turns to 2019, it feels as though everyone is in the mood to talk hemp, or its well-known derivative, cannabidiol, more commonly known as “CBD.” The uptick in hemp talk is no coincidence. Several recent updates to federal and North Carolina statutes and regulations have opened up the possibility […]

Thursday and Friday: Business Law Institute and Business Law and International Law & Practice Annual Meetings

Need CLE? The Business Law Institute and the Business Law & International Law & Practice Annual Meetings will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14 and Friday, Feb. 15. Find details and registration for the Business Law Institute here and and the Business Law & International Law & Practice CLE here. Thursday, Feb. 14: Business Law Institute Focus […]

Responding To an Unexpected Offer To Sell Your Company

Sponsored Post High Rock Partners is a sponsor of the NCBA Business Law Section’s 2019 Business Law Institute and Annual Meeting. A boutique firm of strategic and M&A advisors located in Raleigh, N.C., (in the RTP area), High Rock serves leaders of emerging growth and middle market companies. We assist owners and management in selling […]

Zoning In: New Tax Benefits of Investing in Opportunity Zones

By Jonathan Jenkins and Andrew Steffensen Overview If you are a lawyer who represents a taxpayer who recently realized a short-term or long-term capital gain, your client may be looking for ways to avoid recognizing that capital gain and the associated tax bill. Thanks to a new tax incentive program, a taxpayer who has realized […]

February Annual Meeting and CLE Programs

The Business Law and International Law Sections will hold their annual meetings and joint CLE program on Feb. 14 and 15 in Pinehurst.  This year’s program includes sessions about securities law, emerging technologies, indemnification of company owners and principals, GDPR, dispute resolution issues in international practice, and a host of others, including the Friday morning favorite, […]