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Business Law Update

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This ALL-NEW course provides a fast-paced review of recent legal developments of particular interest to transactional lawyers.  Topics discussed include:

  • New wrinkles on "choice of entity" in the wake of tax reform
  • e-Contracts, e-signatures, and e-notaries
  • New ethics pitfalls created by the use of new technologies in business transactions
  • Tax reform: What we now understand about its implementation


  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Meeting Site

    Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

    1152 Lakeland Drive (Just off I-55)

    Jackson, MS  39216

    Agenda for Monday, the 22nd of July 2019

    (Agenda is approximate and tentative)

    8:30am - 9:25am - The Era of Employer Compliance in Immigration Law

    9:25am - 9:45am - Proposed New Overtime Laws

    9:45am - 9:55am -  Break

    9:55am - 10:15am - Tax Reform Update: What We've Learned in the Past Year

    10:15am - 10:35am - Master & Servant in the Gig Economy 

    10:35am - 10:50am - Internet Sales Tax?

    10:50am - 10:55amBreak

    10:55am - 12:15pm - e-Contracts & e-Signatures

    12:15pm - 1:30pmLunch Break (on your own)

    1:30pm - 2:35pm - Two Recent Developments in Copyright Law Potentially Affecting Small Businesses

    2:35pm - 2:50pmBreak

    2:50pm - 3:15pm - "Dirty Words" as Trademarks

    3:15pm - 4:15pm - The Intersection of Rule 1.1 & Rule 1.3 of The Rules of Ethics (ethics credit)