Bell Nunnally was proud to sponsor the Asian Pacific Interest Section of the State Bar of Texas (APIS) Annual Conference and Celebration. Partner Saba F. Syed is currently serving as the chair-elect of the organization. She presented “Astroworld Aftermath: Litigation and Its Impact on the Live Events Industry” with Partner Brent A. Turman. Associate Vikram O. Kadiri presented “Top 5 Business Immigration Considerations All Attorneys Should Know” with Yenmi Tang from Jackson Walker.
April 28-29, 2023
JW Marriott, Austin
Astroworld Aftermath: Litigation and Its Impact on the Live Events Industry
Presenters: Saba F. Syed, Bell Nunnally; Brent A. Turman, Bell Nunnally
Saba and Brent examined the fatal crowd crush event at Astroworld in November 2021 and the ensuing multidistrict litigation from the defendants’ perspective by evaluating plausible defenses, procedural hurdles and the culpability of each party. They also provided takeaway lessons on proper crowd control and management for the live events industry in a post-pandemic world.
Top 5 Business Immigration Considerations All Attorneys Should Know
Presenters: Vikram O. Kadiri, Bell Nunnally; Yenmi Tang, Jackson Walker
This presentation discussed immigration strategies for businesses hiring foreign nationals to meet their employment needs, as well as immigration-related employment issues to consider when a business goes through a merger or acquisition scenario.