The CBA’s first Rule of Law Conference was held in 2010, gathering leaders of the Judiciary, the Bar, academia and the business community together to discuss the role of the Rule of Law in all aspects of society.

Law ConferenceThe conclusions drawn from the 2010 Conference ultimately drove the theme of the 2012 Conference, held this past November to focus on the role of administrative agencies in doing business in Connecticut and the importance of the Rule of Law in enabling success in business through the principles of transparency, predictability, and timeliness of agency action.

The 2012 Conference drew leaders in the business community, including the CEO of the MetroHartford Alliance, Nelson R. (“Oz”) Griebel, and General Electric Senior Vice President and General Counsel Brackett B. Denniston III, along with Connecticut legislators, Connecticut’s Attorney General, George Jepsen, heads of state agencies and members of the Judiciary and the Bar.

The report includes a comprehensive overview of the Conference and the conclusions of its participants, whose insight has helped to develop action items to recommend changes to the administrative and regulatory processes in state agencies in Connecticut.