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
Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert &...
333 Commerce Street, Suite 1500
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)256-0500
Immediate Past Chair
Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)251-5571

Attorney General Negotiates Settlement with Car Dealership

Mathews Volkswagen/Kia of Clarksville was fined $30,000 by the state after sending misleading advertising scratch-off mailers to consumers in 2013-14, The Leaf-Chronicle reports. General Manager Terry Corbin Yarbrough said the mailers originated out of an Oklahoma company and he did not realize they were misleading upon approving their distribution. According to the office of Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery, the state accepted a negotiated settlement following an investigation by the Division of Consumer Affairs.

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State's New Business Court, Design Patent Law Featured

The new issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal is out today, featuring everything you need to know about Tennessee’s new Business Court. Chief Justice Sharon Lee and Justin Seamon give you the details. Also, get up to speed on the design patent awards under "Apple v. Samsung” in an article by Nashville lawyers James M. Starling, Seth R. Ogden and Ryan D. Levy. Find out what else is in the September issue.

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