Message From the Chair – May 20, 2019
Dear Members of the Business Law Section:
It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of my term as Chair of the Section. It has been an exciting year and we have much to be proud of. Annual Meeting – June 26-29, 2019 Before recapping some of the Section’s accomplishments, I want to first encourage you to attend this year’s Annual Meeting, which will be taking place June 26-29, 2019, at the beautiful Boca Raton Resort & Club, coinciding with The Florida Bar Annual Convention. For registration information and a detailed meeting schedule click HERE.
- Behind the Start Up Nation, presented by Gerald Ostrov, Director of Entera Bio Ltd. and former President at Johnson & Johnson and former Chairman and CEO of Bausch and Lomb. Mr. Ostrov earned a B.S., in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, from Cornell University in 1971 and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1973.
- Legal Issues and Challenges Facing the Israel Immigrant Community, presented by Member of Knesset Avraham Neguise, who immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia in 1985. Mr. Nequise holds a Ph.D. in Education from Sussex University in England, a BA and MA in Social Work from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, an MA in Initiatives and Renewal from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne Australia, and a LLB from the Sha’arei Mishpat in Hod HaSharon, Israel.
- The Israel Legal System and Key Issues and Challenges Facing the Israel Supreme Court, presented by an Israel Supreme Court Clerk, Jerusalem Post writer Jeremy Bob and attorney Ze’ev Dasberg.
- Ethical Issues with Business Reimbursements, presented by Attorney Ari Wasserman, a Harvard Law School graduate who worked as an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell, and now resides in Jerusalem.