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Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern
Presenters: Eric C. Boughman and J. Brian Page
ERIC C. BOUGHMAN is a co-founder of Forster Boughman Lefkowitz & Lowe, a central Florida business law boutique. His practice encompasses a wide range of legal issues affecting businesses and entrepreneurs, including corporate governance matters, business disputes, internet, software, and technology issues, and asset protection. Mr. Boughman manages the firm’s expansive multi-state and international asset recovery and defense practice. He has broad analytical experience regarding the protection and pursuit of tangible and digital assets. Mr. Boughman has represented clients ranging from multinational corporations to local business owners in all phases of the legal dispute process, including mediation, arbitration, administrative tax and licensing proceedings, trials, and appeals. His experience helps him counsel clients to identify and resolve potential problem issues before disputes develop. Mr. Boughman has also served as general counsel to an off-shore technology company and regularly counsels tech companies, both foreign and domestic. In recent years, he has become deeply involved in issues dealing with internet advertising, technology licensing and copyright concerns, software and cloud-based systems, internet defamation, data and privacy, cryptocurrencies, blockchain and smart contracts, and other technical issues that affect clients doing business in cyberspace. Mr. Boughman has been admitted to practice law in Florida and Nevada, as well as in the U.S. Tax Court, and pro hac vice for matters in various other states. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section, Cyberspace Law Committee, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Subcommittee, and the Cyberspace Current Law Task Force, as well as the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Asset Protection Planning Committee. He is a frequent author and presenter in the areas of asset protection, law and technology. He is working on launching a podcast focusing on these issues in early 2018. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland while he was serving in the U.S. Air Force where his duty included tours in Saudi Arabia and Turkey and earned his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School.
J. BRIAN PAGE is a tax attorney with Forster Boughman Lefkowitz & Lowe whose practice encompasses a wide range of estate planning, probate, trust administration, business succession, tax controversy, and asset protection. Mr. Page has been admitted to practice law in Florida, U.S. Tax Court, and the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida. He has also published articles and spoken publicly in the areas of estate planning, probate, trust administration, and federal tax law. Mr. Page is a member of The Florida Bar and the U.S. Tax Court. He is also a member of The Florida Bar Tax Section, The Florida Bar Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section, the Orange and Seminole County bar associations, and the Central Florida Estate Planning Council. Mr. Page earned his undergraduate degree, law degree, and master of laws in taxation (LL.M.) degree from the University of Florida.