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2002 Articles

Editor’s column By William T. Kaplan November 2002 While we are always seeking articles from you, the reader, we realize that the likelihood of receiving such an article is slim.
Editor’s column June 2002 A "Word of Tribute" is misleading, for words of praise should be showered on the former editor of this newsletter, Professor Malcom L. Morris.
The estate planning gap By John J. Horeled November 2002 My practice has always had an estate-planning component. At first I was a general practitioner who did estate planning.
Incomprehensible arbitration award enforceable on appeal By Howard Z. Gopman June 2002 The plaintiff, IDS Life Insurance Company and American Express Financial Advisors, Inc., appealed, a decision of the arbitrators, which had denied the plaintiffs all the relief they had sought
The limited scope officer and director insurance coverage: The Bank Of Carbondale v. The Kansas Bankers Surety Company By Philip R. Viktora November 2002 In a case of first impression in Illinois, an Illinois appellate court has affirmed the denial of coverage to a bank under the provisions of an insurance policy providing officer and director liability and indemnity insurance.
Moving day: a lawyer’s reflections on the past, present, and future By Michael H. Erde & MaryAnne Erde Spinner June 2002 As chair of the Business Advice and Financial Planning Subcommittee of the Illinois State Bar Association, I would first like to thank Gene Peterson for the great job he did in directing the committee.
Structuring an LLC operating agreement By Herbert J. Klein November 2002 Limited liability companies (LLC) have become a popular choice for entity selection.
UCITA is coming! UCITA is coming! (One if by land, two if by C) By Eugene F. Friedman June 2002 The Illinois General Assembly has recently witnessed the introduction of the Uniform Computer Information Transfer Act (UCITA), 1999 Illinois Senate Bill 1309.