YPE Breakfast Series

Thursday 8-Oct-09 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM CDT

Speaker: Brett Slobin and Bob Rapfogel, Partner and Associate General Counsel
Slobin and Slobin and Key Energy Services

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BHP Tower
1330 Post Oak Blvd 2nd floor
Houston TX 77056 USA
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Phone: (832) 476-6609

Details for "YPE Breakfast Series"

Brett Slobin’s presentation will include a discussion of the formation of business entities in Texas, the more common types of business entities chosen for business formation, as well as some of the factors that determine which business entity is right for your business.
 
Bob Rapfogel’s presentation will include a discussion of financing transactions for privately-held start-up companies, including private placement exemptions for securities offerings, general differences between public and private companies, and a few highlights on disclosure requirements to which publicly-held companies are subject.

Speaker Brett Slobin and Bob Rapfogel

Breat Slobin
 
Education:
 
J.D.        South Texas College of Law, 2000
B.A.       University of Texas at Austin, 1997                     
Licensed:Texas (2001)

 Practice Areas:

Business and Commercial Real Estate Law

Publications:

  • New Contract May Need Second Pair of Eyes Before Being Signed, Houston Business Journal, Residential Real Estate Section, Vol. 37 No. 14, Week of August 11-17, 2006.
  • Borrower Should Watch For Shady Language in Commercial Loans, Houston Business Journal, Commercial Real Estate Section, Vol. 37, No. 23, Week of October 20-26, 2006.
  • Ground Leases 101,” Realty Times, Real Estate News and Advice - Agent News Section, October 24, 2006.
  • Assignment of MUD Reimbursables: Not So Fast, The Bond Buyer Texas Extra, November 6, 2006. 
  • Helpful Tips for Tenants Entering Into Commercial Leases, Realty Times, Real Estate News and Advice – Agent News Section, December 15, 2006.
  • Understand Loan Commitments and Avoid Costly Litigation Later, Houston Business Journal, Commercial Real Estate Section, Vol. 37, No. 36, Week of January 19-25, 2007.
  • Landlord’s Lender and Tenant Should Be Aware of Their Rights, Houston Business Journal, Spring 2007 Office Leasing Guide, Vol. 37, No. 35, Week of March 23-29, 2007.
  • All home sales have basic documents in common, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, page 13, April 1, 2007.
  • Several types of deeds used to convey property titles in Texas, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, page 15, April 15, 2007.
  • Residential development includes important due diligence issues, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, page 13, April 29, 2007.
  • Business entity provides protection of personal assets in lawsuit, Houston, Chronicle, Real Estate Section, page 15, May 20, 2007.
  • Several documents required in obtaining construction loan, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, page 10, June 17, 2007.
  • Familiarity with title insurance good policy, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, page 12, July 1, 2007.
  • The Growing Contradiction Between Nonrecourse Loans and Personal Liability, Texas Builder, July/August 2007 - Volume 7, Issue Four, pages 62-63. 
  • Danger may lurk below when it comes to mineral rights, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pgs. 14-15, July 29, 2007.
  • Municipal utility districts may benefit developers, homeowners, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 18, August 5, 2007.
  • Business entities differ in personal liability protection, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 15, September 9, 2007.
  • Easements, other real property rights can be confusing, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, page 16, October 28, 2007.
  • Title Insurance 101, Enricher, Newsletter of the Realty Investment Club of Houston, November 2007.
  • Guaranties Galore – What are they all about? Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 12, December 2, 2007.
  • Surveys play critical role in acquisition, land development, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 15, December 23, 2007.
  • Proration of property taxes often misunderstood, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 23, January 20, 2008.
  • Forced buy-sell provisions can break partners’ deadlock, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 15, February 24, 2008.
  • Focus on partnership interests, ‘tag-along’ and ‘drag-along’ rights, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 31, March 30, 2008. 
  • Land developers should heed ‘casualty loss’ provision, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 31, May 4, 2008.
  • Contributions to joint venture, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 36, May 23, 2008.
  • Right of entry agreements important, Houston Chronicle, Real Estate Section, pg. 23, June 15, 2008.
  • Business, law perspectives shed light on shopping center leases, Houston Business Journal, Commercial Real Estate Section, Vol. 39, No. 19, Week of September 19-25, 2008.
  • Companies looking into the implications of a green future, Houston Business Journal, Green Houston, Q & A, November 28, 2008.
  • Workout may be solution for those facing potential loan default, Houston Business Journal, Commercial Real Estate Market Guide, Question & Answer, Vol. 40 No. 10, Week of July 17-23, 2009.

 

Speaking Engagements:

July 15, 2009 - Speaker, Business Entity Selection and Formation, Houston Downtown Alliance, Entrepreneurial Workshop.

 
 

Bob Rapfogel 

Bob Rapfogel is a corporate and transactional attorney whose practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and general corporate and securities law matters, including the following:

· Advising clients on all aspects of asset and stock acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and recapitalization transactions.

· Advising clients in connection with fund raising activities and private placement securities offerings.

· Advising publicly held clients on all aspects of disclosure requirements under federal securities law and stock exchange listing rules, including preparation and filing of periodic reports, registration statements, proxy statements, insider beneficial ownership reports, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

· Advising clients on matters related to state governmental economic development programs and open government law.

· Advising clients on other general business law matters, including entity formation, organizational and corporate governance issues.

Currently, Bob is the Associate General Counsel for Corporate and Securities at Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: KEG), an international onshore oilfield services company headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Prior to joining Key, Bob was an associate in the corporate securities section of Mayer Brown LLP, a global law firm with approximately 1,800 lawyers in the Americas, Asia and Europe.  Bob also served in state government for two years as an Assistant Attorney General at the Texas Attorney General's Office.  While working for the state, he provided counsel to the Office of the Governor on corporate and securities law matters in connection with the creation and administration of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, and also worked on matters related to the Texas Public Information Act.Bob is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, where he began his legal practice in the corporate securities section of the lawfirm Cantey Hanger LLP.  Prior to law school, he worked as a financial analyst for Intel Corporation in Santa Clara, California, where he provided analytic and budgetary financial support for Intel's microprocessor research and software development divisions worldwide.  Bob received his law degree in 2003 from the University of Southern California Law School, where he served as Articles Editor for the Southern California Law Review and was an active member and grant recipient of USC's Public Interest Law Foundation.  He received a BBA in Finance and a BA in Japanese Language Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997.  

 

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