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September 25, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Room 1090


University of Mississippi Business Law Newsletter

Who Can Attend?: Anybody

The University of Mississippi Business Law Newsletter and Business Law Network are hosting a symposium featuring student and practitioner authors who will present their articles on business law topics.

3 CLE credit hours will be offered, and the credit will cost $40.00 payable by cash or check at the door. The courtesy of an RSVP is requested to umbusinesslaw@olemiss.edu.

The University of Mississippi Business Law Newsletter, the Business Law Network, and the Negotiation Board will sponsor a reception following the symposium.

Symposium Agenda:

1:00 p.m. Registration

1:15 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks: Jess Waltman, Business Law Newsletter Editor-in-Chief and Whitney Griffin, Chair, Negotiation Board

1:30 p.m. Chip Bolton, Chief Legal Officer of FNC, Inc: Speaking on the roles and responsibilities of an in-house attorney

2:30 p.m. Marie Wicks, third-year law student, & Mercer Bullard, law professor, University of Mississippi School of Law, presenting “Let’s Get Fiscal: Banks Struggle to Stay on Par Throughout Stress Tests”

3:00 p.m. Emily Robertson, third-year law student, & Robert Gambrell, attorney, Gambrell & Associates, PLLC, presenting “Characterizing Recharacterization: Anticipating Resolutions of the Current Circuit Split”

3:30 p.m. The Honorable Randy Pierce, Associate Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court, speaking on ethical practices in negotiation and arbitration (Ethics CLE Credit)

4:30 p.m. Closing and Break to Follow: Gregory Alston, C.E.O., Business Law Network

5:00 p.m. Reception in the Business Law Institute Suite and Donors Lobby

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Law School Alumni Tailgate, The Grove, The University of Mississippi