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2018 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships



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2018 Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships


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2017 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 26th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. Hear the latest updates in federal and Texas case law, as well as filing tips and administrative guidance from the Secretary of State. Explore the latest state and federal legislative developments, including proposed tax reform, what may be enacted, and how it may affect your choice of entity decisions in The Sausage So Far: Tax Reform Legislative Update. Get drafting essentials in light of the new partnership audit rules, including how to draft partnership and operating agreements to accommodate the unknown developments. Learn about Essential Securities and Compliance Issues with a practical discussion of the state and federal securities law requirements and common issues that arise in private offerings. Explore circumstances that can lead to inadvertent partnerships and how to avoid partnership characterization; plus, hear ways to facilitate an orderly exit when an LLC or partnership must come to an end. Learn about opportunities to offer pro bono services, including guidance, tips, and possible pitfalls to look out for in Beyond the Starfish: Pro-Bono Opportunities for the Business Lawyer more




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2017 Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

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. more




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2016 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 25th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. Hear the latest updates in federal and Texas case law, as well as filing tips and administrative guidance from the Secretary of State. Prepare for important changes in partnership tax liability collection and audit procedures. Explore key differences in LLC and partnerships laws in Texas and Delaware, and reasons for choosing each jurisdiction. Review sample forms and learn tips for drafting key provisions: basic forms and model company agreements for simple LLCs, provisions for Subchapter S elections, and more. Gain insight on how Series LLCs are being used, as well as pros and cons in their application. Understand state and federal exemptions for securities offerings, and practical guidance to avoid common pitfalls. Earn 2.00 hours of legal ethics including a practical discussion of the legal and ethical dilemmas facing law firms on the brink of collapse; plus a study of recent ethics cases and opinions affecting lawyers. more




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2016 Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Primer: 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, terminations, and more.     more




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2015 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 24th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. Hear the latest updates on federal and Texas case law: bills passed in the 2015 Texas Legislature, including changes to the Texas Margin Tax, the latest federal tax developments, and tips from the Secretary of State. Review sample forms and learn tips for drafting key provisions: basic forms and model company agreements for simple LLCs, provisions for limited partnerships and LLCs and what is often overlooked and more. Gain insight on best practices and issues impacting practitioners: liability issues for managers, general partners and other agents in LLCs, the impact of Ritchie on remedies of minority owners, consequences of an LLC member filing for bankruptcy, the use of “tax partnerships” in the oil patch and more. Earn 2.50 hours of legal ethics including an interactive presentation on ethics in spotting and resolving conflict issues with George W. Coleman and Claude E. Ducloux; plus The Complete Professional: Effective Interactions with Courts, Clients, Counsel and Colleagues with Michael P. Maslanka. more




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2015 Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Primer: 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, and discusses client representation, choice of entity, governing documents, filing with the SOS, post formation issues, termination and more.    more




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2014 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. Gain insight on best practices and issues impacting practitioners—benefits and risks of Series LLCs; tax implications of Single-Member LLCs; creating and maintaining Family Limited Partnerships; practical application of the TBOC merger provisions; consequences of forfeitures and involuntary terminations; and the use of charging orders for LLCs and LPs Hear the latest updates on federal and Texas case law, crowdfunding and the SEC’s new regulations, and tips from the Secretary of State Learn how to draft key provisions: buy-sell provisions of LLCs and partnerships; a look at recent Texas and Delaware interpretations of duty waivers, exculpation and indemnification clauses Earn 2.00 hours of legal ethics when the creation of multiple entities leads to liability and possible conflicts more




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2014 Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Primer: 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, and covers the timeline of entity formation from meeting the client to entity operation. Learn how to select the appropriate entity type and jurisdiction of formation, how to prepare and file documents with the Secretary of State, plus tips on record keeping, meetings and more. more




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2013 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 22nd year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. Learn how to draft key provisions: fiduciary duties, exculpation and indemnification; cash distribution and tax allocation; and dissolution and liquidation and redemption of interests Hear the latest updates: federal and Texas case law, federal tax developments, legislation from the 83rd Texas Legislature, and tips from the Secretary of State Gain insight on best practices and issues impacting practitioners: entity formation: Texas versus Delaware, voluntary and involuntary terminations, Series LLCs opportunities and risks, LLC and partnership interest as collateral Earn 2.50 hours of legal ethics: Dysfunctional Family Limited Partnerships, Duties and Dangers in Dealing with Non-Clients and the popular Ethics Jeopardy more




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2012 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Join leading business lawyers and academics at LLCs, LPs and Partnerships. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. more



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2011 Partnerships

Join leading business lawyers and academics at LLCs, LPs and Partnerships. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, as well as coverage of key issues faced by practitioners—plus 2.50 hours ethics. more



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2010 Partnerships

Join leading business lawyers and academics at LLCs and Partnerships. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, as well as coverage of key issues faced by practitioners in today's economy—plus 2.00 hours ethics. more



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2009 Partnerships

Join leading business lawyers and faculty at Partnerships and LLCs. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, as well as coverage of key issues faced by practitioners in today's down economy—plus 2.00 hours ethics. more



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2008 Partnerships

Join leading business lawyers and financial advisors at the Four Seasons Austin for the 2008 Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies Conference. You'll get the latest planning and drafting advice, Beth Miller's definitive case law update, in-depth sessions on service partnerships, real estate structures, margin tax pitfalls and opportunities, and special considerations for oil and gas deals—not to mention two hours of ethics. Conference registration includes over 1,000 pages of case law, analysis, drafting practices, and sample forms; add an ebinder to registration, or even better, subscribe to the UTCLE eLibrary for unlimited searchable electronic resources. more



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2007 Partnerships

This year's program offers practical advice for choice of entity, best drafting practices, and special Texas margin tax considerations. The conference opens with a survey of recent Texas cases and a walk-through of the key agreements: LLCs, LLPs, GPs, and operating agreements. Other highlights include: • Representing and drafting agreements for private equity investors • Drafting agreements for oil and gas deals • The legal ethics of negotiations • The new Texas margin tax and the impact on choice of entity • Sale of partnership and LLC agreements • Admission of partners • Doing business with the Secretary of State • New BOC and legislative update • Q&A: Friday breakfast with the experts • Service partners and equity-based compensation of partners • Drafting guide for family limited partnerships • Special interests in LLCs, state, and tax law considerations more



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2006 Partnerships

Learn from the leading experts about key partnership law developments: case law updates, new planning techniques, family limited partnerships, state tax update, and more. more



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2006 New Business Organizations Code

The New Business Organizations Code (BOC) became effective on January 1, 2006, and all new LLCs, partnerships, and corporations formed after January 1 must be created under the provisions of the new code. more



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2006 Private Companies

If you advise private companies, or are a decision-maker at a private company—this program is for you. Key legal and financial issues—contracts, raising capital, sales and recapitalizations, employee issues, taking money out of a company, majority-minority shareholder disputes, valuations, succession planning—are presented in a practical manner, with checklists, forms, strategies, and resources you can immediately put to use. more



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2005 Partnerships

Learn from the leading experts about key partnership law developments: case law updates, new planning techniques, family limited partnerships, new compensation rules, and new filing options and requirements from the Secretary of State’s office. more



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2005 Private Companies

If you advise private companies, or are a decision-maker at a private company—this program is for you. Key legal and financial issues—contracts, banking, financings, employee issues, majority-minority shareholder disputes, valuations, succession planning—are presented in a practical manner, with checklists, forms, strategies, and resources you can immediately put to use. more



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2004 Partnerships

The University of Texas School of Law’s 2004 Partnerships Conference is a how-to conference, covering practical issues and solutions. more


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2003 Partnerships


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