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
Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)251-5571
Immediate Past Chair
Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen...
PO Box 900
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)215-1000
Vice-Chair
Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert &...
333 Commerce Street, Suite 1500
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)256-0500

Federal Court Blocks Sysco, US Foods Merger

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an order temporarily blocking the merger of Sysco and US Foods earlier this week. The order states that a preliminary injunction is in the public interest as there “is a reasonable probability that the proposed merger will substantially impair competition.” Tennessee, along with 10 other states, joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in seeking the order and preliminary injunction until an FTC administrative hearing is held on July 21. Read more from the Tennessee Attorney General’s office.

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Revenue Department Redesigns, Updates Website

The Tennessee Department of Revenue launched a redesigned website this week featuring a more streamlined and modern look. The tax section of the site also has been updated to include tax rulings, notices, compliance information and statistics.

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