Overview

Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships is a perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners and a great introduction for those new to the area of unincorporated entities. The Primer covers choice of entity and jurisdiction, governing documents and securities, filing with the Secretary of State, and terminations, and includes a discussion using a hypothetical business formation scenario with a moderated Q&A session to follow.

Stay on for LLCs, LPs and Partnerships Conference for a deeper dive.

Event Schedule

Program is subject to change.
All times are Central Time Zone.

  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Wednesday Afternoon, July 12, 2017
    Presiding Officer:
    Lorna S. Wassdorf, Austin, TX
  • 3:00 pm
    Registration Opens

  • 3:20 pm
    Welcoming Remarks

  • 3:30 pm
    1.75 hrs
    Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs, and Partnerships
    Review business formation from conception to termination, including choice of entity and jurisdiction, governing documents and securities, and filing with the Secretary of State. 

    Moderator:
    Lorna S. Wassdorf, Austin, TX
    Panelists:
    Briana Godbey, Office of the Secretary of State - Austin, TX
    Allen Sparkman, Sparkman + Foote LLP - Houston, TX
    Jennifer Wu, Baker Botts L.L.P. - Austin, TX

  • 5:15 pm
    Break

  • 5:30 pm
    1.00 hr
    Business Scenario: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships
    Engage in discussion on the issues and resolutions presented by a hypothetical business formation scenario and participate in a Q&A session with the panel.

    Moderator:
    Lorna S. Wassdorf, Austin, TX
    Panelists:
    Briana Godbey, Office of the Secretary of State - Austin, TX
    Allen Sparkman, Sparkman + Foote LLP - Houston, TX
    Jennifer Wu, Baker Botts L.L.P. - Austin, TX

  • 6:30 pm
    Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Briana Godbey

Office of the Secretary of State
Austin, TX

Allen Sparkman

Sparkman + Foote LLP
Houston, TX

Lorna S. Wassdorf

Austin, TX

Jennifer Wu

Baker Botts L.L.P.
Austin, TX

Planning Committee

John C. Ale

Southwestern Energy Company
Spring, TX

George W. Coleman

Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP
Dallas, TX

Barbara Spudis de Marigny

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Houston, TX

Mollie H. Duckworth

Baker Botts
Austin, TX

Cliff Ernst

Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody
Austin, TX

Carmen Flores

Office of the Secretary of State
Austin, TX

Trenton Hood

Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, PLLC
Waco, TX

Joanna Jefferson

The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX

Robert R. Keatinge

Holland & Hart LLP
Denver, CO

Elizabeth S. Miller

Baylor Law School
Waco, TX

Sally A. Schreiber

Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.
Dallas, TX

Kevin Thomason

Elliott, Thomason & Gibson, LLP
Dallas, TX

Lorna S. Wassdorf

Austin, TX

Credit Info

MCLE Credit
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.
Other Credit
The University of Texas School of Law is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Delivery Method: Group-Live

To comply with NASBA Standards, attendees claiming CPE credit must sign in to verify attendance for each segment. Attendance sign-in sheets will be available at the registration desk. You will need your CPA license number to sign in. A CPE Certificate of Completion will be provided at the conclusion of the conference.

Reporting: CPAs are responsible for reporting CPE credits earned to their state's accountancy board, and must retain appropriate documentation of their participation in learning activities. Visit your state’s reporting website for more information or www.nasba.org.

Key Dates

Austin – Jul 12, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel
Conference Concluded
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Last day for Individual early registration: Jul 11, 2017

Add $50 for registrations received after this time

Last day for cancellation (full refund): Jul 7, 2017

$50 processing fee applied after this date

Last day for cancellation: Jul 10, 2017

Venue

speaker

98 San Jacinto Boulevard
Austin, TX 78701-4082
512.685.8100 (reservations)
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Accommodations

$239 room rate good through June 12, 2017 (subject to availability). 

Parking Information

$12 daily self-parking; $16 valet
$32.50 overnight self or valet
(subject to change) 

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