oregon state bar business law section mission:

To provide excellent service to the diverse group of business law practitioners throughout the State of Oregon by

  • providing regular, timely and useful information about the practice of business law
  • promoting good business lawyering and professionalism
  • fostering communication and networking among our members
  • advocating improvement of business law
  • supporting Oregon's business infrastructure and business community

City Club Friday Forum
Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler, KKR Global Head of Public Affairs Ken Mehlman, and Georgetown University Center for Retirement Initiatives Founder Kathleen Kennedy Townsend will discuss solutions to the retirement security crisis nationally and here in Oregon.
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City Club Friday Forum
Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber and Republican State Representative Dennis Richardson will debate live on Think Out Loud from the Sentinel Hotel.
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CLE: Interspecies Conversions and Mergers
This program provides you with a real-world guide to planning “interspecies” mergers-combinations involving C or S corporations and partnerships, LLCs, or other pass-through entities--the transactional alternatives available, drafting traps, and the tax consequences of each transactional format.
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CLE: Asset Protection for Real Estate
This program provides you with a real-world guide to accessible asset protection strategies, including the sophisticated uses of forms of ownership, LLCs, and trusts, techniques utilizing insurance products, bankruptcy issues, and choice-of-law principles.
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CLE: Basics of Wage and Hour Law
Third in a series of nine weekly seminars on employment law issues and intended for newer attorneys
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More Events. . .

New computer bug Shellshock said to make Linux and Unix systems vulnerable
Unix common in corporate computer networks and Apple Macintosh
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After one term in U.S. Senate, Merkley has emerged as progressive star
Junior Oregon senator seeks second term with strong approval from the left
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Professor and U of O in legal fight over profits from reading test
DIBELS developed at the university, fight now before U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
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Wehby proposes three debates with Merkley in Portland
Up to now, the candidates had agreed only on an Oct. 14 debate in Medford
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Minor party candidates for Oregon governor air their issues
Kitzhaber and Richardson due before City Club of Portland on Oct. 10
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