About

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. This workshop covers choice of entity and jurisdiction, governing documents and securities, filing with the Secretary of State, terminations, drafting the LLC agreement, and includes an open Q&A with the panel.

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

Event Schedule

  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Wednesday Afternoon, July 17, 2019
    Presiding Officer:
    Carmen Flores, Office of the Secretary of State - Austin, TX
  • 2:30 pm
    Registration Opens

  • 3:20 pm
    Welcoming Remarks

  • 3:30 pm
    1.00 hr
    Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs and Partnerships Part One

    Moderator:
    Carmen Flores, Office of the Secretary of State - Austin, TX
    Panelists:
    Cliff Ernst, McGinnis Lochridge - Austin, TX
    Joshua M. Sandler, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP - Dallas, TX
    Sara Ann Wagner, Office of the Secretary of State - Austin, TX
    Jennifer Wu, Baker Botts L.L.P. - Austin, TX

    A primer for those new to formation of LLCs, LPs and partnerships and a refresher for seasoned practitioners on the basics of business entity formation.  Topics to include pre-formation decisions and considerations, such as choice of entity and jurisdiction, as well as formation and post-formation filing issues with the Secretary of State.
  • 4:30 pm
    Break

  • 4:45 pm
    1.75 hrs
    Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs and Partnerships Part Two

    Moderator:
    Carmen Flores, Office of the Secretary of State - Austin, TX
    Panelists:
    Cliff Ernst, McGinnis Lochridge - Austin, TX
    Joshua M. Sandler, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP - Dallas, TX
    Sara Ann Wagner, Office of the Secretary of State - Austin, TX
    Jennifer Wu, Baker Botts L.L.P. - Austin, TX

    Engage in a discussion of issues faced when drafting company agreements, get some litigation tips, and participate in a moderated Q&A segment with the panel.
  • 6:30 pm
    Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Cliff Ernst

McGinnis Lochridge
Austin, TX

Carmen Flores

Office of the Secretary of State
Austin, TX

Joshua M. Sandler

Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP
Dallas, TX

Sara Ann Wagner

Office of the Secretary of State
Austin, TX

Jennifer Wu

Baker Botts L.L.P.
Austin, TX

Planning Committee

John C. Ale

Southwestern Energy Company
Spring, TX

Erreka Campbell

Polsinelli PC
Dallas, TX

George W. Coleman

Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP
Dallas, TX

Brady J. Cox

Jackson Walker LLP
Dallas, TX

Barbara Spudis de Marigny

Baker Botts
Houston, TX

Cliff Ernst

McGinnis Lochridge
Austin, TX

Carmen Flores

Office of the Secretary of State
Austin, TX

Trenton Hood

Brookshire Grocery Company
Tyler, TX

Brandon S. Jones

Winstead PC
Fort Worth, TX

Robert R. Keatinge

Holland & Hart LLP
Denver, CO

Elizabeth S. Miller

Baylor Law School
Waco, TX

Frank Z. Ruttenberg

Haynes and Boone, LLP
San Antonio, TX

Sally A. Schreiber

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

Kevin Thomason

Elliott, Thomason & Gibson, LLP
Dallas, TX

Khavischal Anand Tiwari

Tiwari + Bell PLLC
Helotes, 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.
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  

Contact Laura Tolin, ltolin@law.utexas.edu, if you have additional questions.

Key Dates

Austin – Jul 17, 2019 – AT&T Conference Center
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Last day for Individual early registration: Jul 16, 2019

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Last day for Group (5 registrants minimum) early registration: Jul 16, 2019

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Last day for Group (10 registrants minimum) early registration: Jul 16, 2019

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Last day for cancellation (full refund): Jul 12, 2019
Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Jul 15, 2019

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Venue

speaker

The University of Texas at Austin
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX
877.744.8822 (reservations)
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Accommodations

$189 room rate good through June 14, 2019 (subject to availability).

Book your room online 
here or call the reservations department at 877-744-8822 and reference the 2019 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships Conference. The reservations link will be active until the room block is full or the cutoff date of 6/14/19, whichever comes first. 

Parking Information

Free daily self-parking at UT garages. Separate fees apply for valet and overnight parking. 

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