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2018 Annual Meeting & Educational Conference
October 18 & 19, 2018

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Park Avenue at Grand Central Station
109 E 42nd St
New YorkNY 10017

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ACIC Private Notes                          October  2018
Welcome to the October 2018 edition of the ACIC Private Notes. We hope you are enjoying the fall breeze and autumn leaves!

This month's newsletter brings you recent case law updates from the Southwest region (courtesy of Andrew Thomison of Baker Botts L.L.P.), as well as a special "Getting to Know Your ACIC Officers and Trustees" piece (courtesy of Melody Cross of Schiff Hardin LLP).

Also read on to find out where to get the latest updates and materials for the upcoming 2018 Annual Meeting and Education Conference.

Last, but certainly not least, we'd like to officially welcome Danielle Maksimow back as a co-editor and convey our sincere appreciation to Lisa Conmy, one of our wonderful co-chairs, for covering for Danielle during her maternity leave. Danielle - congratulations; we are thrilled to have you back on the team! Lisa - thank you again for all of your hard work and pulling double duty for the newsletter! 
Recent Case Law Summaries
Southwest Updates
In Abuzaid v. Anani, LLC, the Court of Appeals of Texas vacated the trial court's award of exemplary damages in a case involving the fraudulent filing of UCC financing statements. Please click here to learn more.

In In re: Caprock Oil Tools, Inc., the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas determined that a former equityholder's claim in respect of payments under a stock redemption agreement was subject to mandatory subordination in bankruptcy. Please click here to learn more.  
Getting to Know the ACIC Officers & Trustees
How well do you know your ACIC leadership team? Ever wonder how our officers and trustees first got involved in the ACIC? Or what their "America's Got Talent" talent would be?

Click here to read responses from several officers and trustees to questions both on-topic and completely off-topic.
2018 Annual Meeting and Education Conference - Conference Papters

Fall is officially here, and that means the 2018 Annual Meeting and Education Conference is just a few weeks away (October 18 and 19 at the Grand Hyatt in New York).

As we get closer to the conference dates, please be sure to check this link often to get the latest updates, including conference papers as they come in. Multiple session outlines are already available!