Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reception
Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 1 pm
100 Church Street
SABANY and the New York City Law Department Diversity Committee cordially invites you to a reception in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Guest speakers include:
Alan Chang, Deputy General Counsel, Vice President, Legal Affairs of the New York Yankees
Peggy Kuo, General Counsel of the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH).
Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, May 29th.
SABANY Co-Sponsors Adhikaar's Annual Spring for Justice Reception
Thursday, May 31, 2012, 6:30 pm food and drinks, 7:30 program
CUE Art Foundation, 511 West 25th Street, Ground Fl
At the 2012 Spring for Justice Reception, Adhikaar will bring together about 200 members of the community, advocates and supporters to honor individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions to advancing human rights and social justice in New York City's Nepali-speaking and other immigrant communities.
Adhikaar is the only human rights and social justice organization working with Nepali-speaking community in the New York area. Through community education, grassroots advocacy, and leadership development, we have made a tremendous impact in the Nepali-speaking community, one of the fastest growing immigrant communities.
Buy your tickets today!
ABA Section of International Law Teleconference on Vodafone and Beyond: Changes to India's Tax Regime for Structuring a Transaction
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 9 am
Recent retrospective amendments to India's tax code (although characterized as "clarifications"), contained in the latest union budget, the Finance Bill, 2012, will tax indirect transfer in respect of gains derived from offshore transactions where substantial value is attributable to underlying Indian assets and interests. This clarification has been proposed in response to the recent decision of the Supreme Court of India in the Vodafone case. This teleconference of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law (India Committee) will update participants on these proposed changes that have been causing confusion and doubt amongst investors into India.
Please dial in to join the panel of Indian tax and business law experts as they bring their differentperspectives on Vodafone and the Union Budget, 2012.
Aseem Chawla, Amarchand Mangaldas, India (moderator)
Nishith Desai, Nishith Desai Associates, India
Anuradha Dutt, DMD, India
Please register here. Registration is $15 for ABA Section of International Law Members and $25 for non-members.
Back to the Beginning: Important New Trends in Early Litigation Tactics
Thursday, June 7, 2012, 6 pm
Arnold & Porter LLP, 399 Park Avenue, 34th Floor
The litigation landscape has changed in recent years due to certain
high profile, and other precedent-setting, court decisions and
legislation. Slowly but definitively, new trends with wide-reaching
influence have emerged: removals before the forum defendant is served,motions under Twombly and Iqbal to dismiss poorly drafted complaints,and pleadings changes as required by the Class Action Fairness Act. In this roundtable discussion, we will give an overview of the nuances every litigator should understand.
Please join our panel of professionals as they bring their different
perspectives and varied experience to an exciting discussion on the
evolution of today's courtroom procedures.
Connie Matteo, Senior Corporate Counsel - Litigation, Pfizer Inc.
Kamran Khan, Assistant General Counsel, Altria
Anand Agneshwar, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
6:00 - 7:15 p.m. - Program
7:15 - 8:15 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
Please RSVP here and earn CLE credits.
Book Club Brunch Series- The Blue Sweater, Jaqueline Novogratz, Founder of Acumen Fund
Sunday, June 10, 2012, 2-4 pm
Cafe Mingala, 1393 2nd Ave, New York 10021, (Btwn 72nd & 73rd St)
For the next book club, we will be reading, The Blue Sweater, by Jaqueline Novogratz, Founder of Acumen Fund. Join us for a lively discussion about this book over brunch.
Note: Book Club Brunch Series is a highly-sought event, no-shows and cancellations without 24-hr. notice are strongly discouraged and will be removed from further events. If you would like to join SABANY's Book Club listserve to learn more about the books we read, please email Roli Khare, VP of Membership.
The World is Flat: Business Immigration in a Global Marketplace (2 CLE Credits)
Monday, June 11, 2012, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
AXA Equitable Law Department, 1290 Avenue of the Americas
This presentation will provide a general overview to attorneys about the practice of corporate immigration from various perspectives. The panel consists of both in-house and external immigration counsels and a non-attorney practitioner. Discussions will be substantive and practical, including how to effectively manage outside counsel; what practitioners can expect in the future based on the political front and proposed legislations; global mobility; and a description of "hot topics" in immigration now.
Moderator: Richard R. Harris, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Panelists: Ayesha Blackwell, Amazon; Raveena Gayo, Bristol Myers Squibb; Hany Brollesy, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.; Gerald Karikari, Law Offices of Gerald Karikari, P.C.
Presented by: Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Puerto Rican Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of New York, Asian American Bar Association of New York, and the Nigerian Lawyers Association.
Application for accreditation of this program in New York is currently pending.
Personal Finance Workshop for Women
Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 6:30- 8 pm
Ameriprise Financial Services offices, 530 5th Ave between 44th and 45th
Trying to arrange your budget for extra cash for your long summer weekends at the shore? Struggling to understand how you should plan for your retirement or reduce your tax burden? Wondering how to save for your children's education and protect your family (life & income insurance)? Worried about long-term health care expenses for aging parents?
Get answers to your personal finance questions at a workshop aimed to target women's issues with personal finances (specifically professional women), presented by Ameriprise Financial Services. The workshop will cover fundamentals, like budgeting and having an emergency fund, as well as complex issues, such as tips on your taxes and retirement planning.
SABANY Summer Soiree
Thursday, June 21, 2012, 7 pm (note date change)
Hudson Terrace, 621 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
Cost: $5 SABANY Members/ $15 Non-Members-- includes first hour open bar (If you join at the Soiree, you pay the member rate).
Come network and welcome the summer solstice! RSVP here.
SABANY Co-Sponsors Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund's LGBT Asian American/South Asian Lawyers Reception
Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 6 pm - 8 pm
Kaye Scholer LLP, 425 Park Avenue
This networking reception recognizes the diversity within the LGBT and APA/API communities and also provides support to LGBT attorneys in corporate, commercial, government, and public interest practice.
Hawaii Supreme Court Justice, Sabrina McKenna, the nation's first openly-lesbian API state supreme court justice will be the keynote speaker.
To attend, please contact Glenn D. Magpantay for more details.
SABANY Members in the News
We are looking for more SABANY members to highlight! If you or another SABANY member you know is being honored, awarded, appointed, promoted, or otherwise recognized, we would like to hear from you so that we can feature it in our "SABANY Members in the News" section of the newsletter. Please send a brief description to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register Now - 2012 NASABA Convention
When: June 28-30, 2012
Where: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19207
NASABA Discount Hotel Bookings.
May Membership Drive
NOW is the time to renew your SABANY subscription if you have let it expire. Memberships pay for themselves! Renewing is easy
If you have had trouble in the past renewing, please contact Roli Khare, VP for Membership.
SABANY "Job Bank" for Members
A reminder that one of the many benefits of being a SABANY member is our "job bank." Visit our website
and click "Member Login" in the top, right-hand corner of our website. After logging in, click the fourth link ("Job Listings") listed under your name on the right-hand side.
SABANY continues to add jobs on a regular basis.
We also invite all SABANY members to please contact us at email@example.com
if you have any information regarding employment opportunities for SABANY members.