On June 7, 2022, the Business Council of New York State, Inc. hosted a webinar entitled “The Benefits of the Business Division for New York State”.
The Business Council is New York State’s largest business organization, comprised of approximately 3,500 member companies, local chambers of commerce, and professional and trade associations. This webinar discusses how the Commerce Division helps increase business activity in New York City, thereby generating tax revenue and creating jobs. Specifically, this webinar discusses recent enhancements to the Commercial Division’s rules, procedures and operations that have been designed to meet the needs and concerns of the business community.
Speakers for this program include the Honorable Janet DiFiore, Chief Justice of New York State; the Honorable Lawrence K. Marks, Chief Administrative Justice of New York State; Heather C. Briccetti, president and CEO of the Business Council of New York State, Inc.; the Honorable Marguerite A. Grays, Administrative Judge of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Civil Service, Eleventh Judicial District; the Honorable O. Peter Sherwood, former senior judge of the New York State Commercial Division; Veta T. Richardson, President and CEO of the Association of Corporate Counsel; Penelope L. Christophorou, chair of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section; Sarah J. Mugel, general counsel and corporate secretary of National Fuel Gas Company; Robert L. Haig, chairman of the business division advisory board; and Kathy Hirata Chin, member of the Commercial Division Advisory Board.