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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Muncipal Advisor "Gifts" Rule Approved By SEC
J. Andrew Gipson, December 1, 2015
On November 6, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") approved rule changes filed by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board ("MSRB") imposing limitations on business-related gift giving by municipal advisors.

Proposed Rule Filed Applying "Gifts" Rule to Municipal Advisors
J. Andrew Gipson, September 11, 2015
On September 2, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board ("MSRB") filed a proposed rule change with the Securities and Exchange Commission that would apply to municipal advisors limitations on business-related gift giving currently applicable to other municipal securities professionals...

SEC Publishes Concept Release on Audit Committee Disclosures
J. Andrew Gipson, August 3, 2015
On July 1, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published a Concept Release regarding potential revisions to audit committee disclosures required to be included by listed companies in annual proxy or information statements.

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J. Andrew Gipson

190 E Capitol St., Suite 800
JacksonMS 39201


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