Business Law Section

The Business Law Section furthers the knowledge of its members in the law of the Uniform Commercial Code, banking law, corporate law, partnership law, matters of debtor and creditor relations, and litigation practice related to such law.

Chair
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
150 Third Ave. S., Suite 2800
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)742-6237
Immediate Past Chair
Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)251-5571
Vice-Chair
Egerton, McAfee, Armistead &...
P. O. Box 2047
Knoxville, TN 37901-2047
(865)546-0500

Vonore Business Man Faces Federal Fraud Charges

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Phillip Michael Huddleston, co-owner of Protech Metal Finishing in Vonore, faces federal charges for allegedly defrauding the U.S. Department of Defense of $1.2 million, forcing employees to cover up environmental violations and threatening to fire whistle-blowers. Huddleston's attorney, David Eldridge, said his client maintains his innocence.

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ABA Committee to Survey on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities

The American Bar Association's committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities needs your help with a short survey on the ability to merge, enter into interest exchanges, convert and domesticate for each of the five major entities (general partnerships, limited partnerships, LLCs, corporations and nonprofit corporations).

The committee is currently reviewing these acts and the general state of the law regarding these types of transactions so that attorneys know how to address certain issues being raised with respect to these transactions in various states.

Visit this site to take part in the survey.

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