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Mar 28, 2018

McCormick to slow acquisitions after busy 2017

McCormick & Co. touted the spice maker’s recent acquisitions at the company’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, saying last year’s additions will allow it to pursue significant sales growth this year. The Sparks company will also slow down its acquisition efforts in the near future while it adjusts to the new acquisitions and pays down debt […]

Jun 15, 2017

MSBA session talks complexities of gender identity discrimination

OCEAN CITY – While the issue of transgender rights is often discussed in the context of bathroom bills, a panel of attorneys and transgender rights activists said Thursday the discrimination issues are much more complicated. Some 19 states and the District of Columbia have laws offering comprehensive anti-discrimination coverage for transgender people. The Maryland General […]

Apr 26, 2017

T. Rowe shareholder proposals rejected at annual meeting

T. Rowe Price shareholders rejected shareholder proposals to issue reports about climate change, executive compensation and diversity at Wednesday’s annual meeting at the company’s Owings Mills campus. On climate change and executive compensation, at issue were how the company proxy votes its shares of other companies. The Sundance Family Foundation asked shareholders to start the […]

Apr 24, 2015

Examining innovation’s role in economic development

In business, government and even sports, the word innovate is continually being bandied about. On Monday, the Maryland Economic Development Association's annual conference in Cambridge will host a panel that will examine what that term means in the context of economic development. "In a government setting, the opportunity to innovate — and that's an over-the-top buzzword these days, I don'[...]

Jun 11, 2014

‘Texas girl’ takes the MSBA reins

For incoming Maryland State Bar Association President Debra G. Schubert, it’s all about communication, giving back and the Dallas Cowboys.

Jun 13, 2013

A call to arms on veterans’ court

A Maryland State Bar Association committee is seeking to attract support for a specialized "veterans court" for Maryland.

Jun 12, 2013

Murphy: Admissible testimony a moving target

Retired Court of Appeals Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr., who literally wrote the book on Maryland evidence, wants to remind lawyers to pay attention to the appellate courts for changes in what testimony may and may not be admissible in litigation.

Jun 12, 2013

Editorial Advisory Board: The embarrassing Bar Foundation theft

At this point we don’t know how much money was pilfered from the Maryland Bar Foundation, allegedly by a state bar association employee. What we do know — or at least, what is stated in a police report — is that between May 2011 and July 2012 the former employee withdrew $65,984 from the foundation’s bank account, an amount well above what the organization earned during the fiscal year end[...]

Jun 12, 2013

Attorneys to discuss reproductive technology at state bar seminar

Frozen embryos and posthumously conceived children are among the legal issues estate planning attorneys need to consider in the modern age, according to reproductive technology lawyers in the state.

Jun 11, 2013

MSBA heads to Ocean City for 117th Annual Meeting

The Maryland State Bar Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting kicks off Wednesday in Ocean City.

Jun 6, 2013

Fun in the sun

A young lawyer's guide to the MSBA Annual Meeting in Ocean City

Jul 15, 2012

Andrew Baida: You could’ve done better

I should be basking in the after-glow of a very good program that the Maryland State Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Committee, which I co-chair, presented at the recently concluded MSBA annual meeting in Ocean City. Three speakers who are truly prominent in their fields, including the Wall Street Journal’s Supreme Court correspondent and a lawyer […]

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