J. Andrew Gipson: Lawyer with Jones Walker LLP

J. Andrew Gipson

Andy Gipson is special counsel in the firm's Banking & Financial Services Practice Group and practices from the firm's Jackson office. He focuses his practice in securities, banking, communications, and insurance regulatory law. In 2007, he was elected to the Mississippi Legislature representing District 77 in the Mississippi House of Representatives.
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Jackson,  MS  U.S.A.

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Contact InfoTelephone: 601.949.4789
Fax: 601.949.4804
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 427, Jackson, MS, 39205-0427
University Mississippi College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1999
Law SchoolMississippi College School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2002
Admitted2002, Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships Mississippi Bar AssociationMississippi Board of Bar Commissioners (2011-2014)Capital Area Bar Association.

Editor-in-Chief, Mississippi College Law Review 2001-2002; Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, Business Associations, 1999-2001; Bar Commissioner, 2011-2013, 7th Circuit Court District, The Mississippi Bar; 2013 Leaders in Law, Mississippi Business Journal; Top 40 Under 40, 2011 Mississippi Business Journal; 2012 Conservative Legislator of the Year; 2012 Law Enforcement Legislator of the Year; 2013 National Rifle Association Defender of Freedom Award; 2013 Central MS Friends of NRA Kirk Fordice Freedom AwardMississippi Business Law Advisory Group, Securities Subcommittee; American Bar Association; Business and Administrative Law Sections, Young Lawyers Division, Securities Subcommittee; State Representative, Mississippi Legislature, House District 77 (2008-Present); Chairman, House Judiciary B Committee (2012-present); Treasurer, Mississippi Legislative Conservative Coalition (2010- present); Treasurer, Mississippi House Republican Conference (2012-present); Chairman, Sentencing Reform and Sentencing Alternatives Subgroup of the Mississippi Criminal Justice and Corrections Task Force (2013); Pastor, Gum Springs Baptist Church (2011-present).

Transactions Merger of Renasant Holding Corporation and First M&F Corporation, 2013Merger of Hancock Holding Company and Whitney Holding Corporation, 2011$191,000,000 Capital Raise - Hancock Holding Company 2011$175,000,000 Capital Raise - Hancock Holding Company, 2010

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MSRB Proposes to Extend "Gifts" Rule to Municipal Advisors
J. Andrew Gipson, November 17, 2014
The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board ("MSRB") on October 23, 2014, issued a request for comment on proposed rule amendments expanding application of Rule G-20 to municipal advisors. MSRB Rule G-20 presently governs gifts, gratuities, and non-cash compensation given or permitted to be...

"Pay To Play" Rule Proposed for Municipal Advisors
J. Andrew Gipson, September 16, 2014
On August 18, 2014, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board ("MSRB") issued a request for comment on proposed rule amendments expanding application of Rule G-37, its "pay to play" rule, to municipal advisors and municipal advisor third-party solicitors. The request for comment...

Permanent Municipal Advisor Registration Rules Effective July 1, 2014
J. Andrew Gipson, July 8, 2014
Following a five-month temporary stay, the Securities and Exchange Commission's permanent municipal advisor registration rules will take effect July 1, 2014. A number of banks (or separately identifiable departments or divisions) providing municipal advice may be required to register as municipal...

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J. Andrew Gipson

190 E Capitol St., Suite 800
JacksonMS 39201


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