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Business Law Sessions: Business structuring

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Business Law Sessions: Business structuring

Date & TimeTBC
Format Academy Series





CPD Units 3
  • Substantive Law
Venue LIV, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to structuring a business, and many small business owners rely on their advisors to ensure their business is set up appropriately. This interactive workshop will provide the opportunity to strengthen your understanding of various types of business structures, empowering you with the requisite knowledge to effectively and appropriately advise clients.

Presenter: Mitchell Zadow, Principal and LIV Accredited Specialist in Business Law, Sharrock Pitman Legal

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  • Main Topics

    • Overview of frequently used structures, including companies and trusts, and the circumstances in which they are preferred
    • Powers, rights, duties and obligations of individuals within different business structures
    • Managing personal liability of principal persons in a business
    • Managing the relationship between business owners, including via shareholder/unitholder agreements
    • Issues relating to changes of ownership, including voluntary and involuntary exits, and the role of insurance and buy/sell agreements
  • Learning Outcomes

    By attending this session, you will:

    • Strengthen your understanding of the key differences between various types of business structures
    • Enhance your ability to identify appropriate business structuring solutions to suit different client circumstances
    • Know how to advise clients on recommended strategies for structuring their businesses appropriately
    • Be able to identify potential issues and traps so you can proactively and confidently advise clients on way to avoid them
  • Business Law Session Overview

    By learning how to have critical conversations with your clients and asking the right questions, you can become a trusted business advisor on business structuring solutions and strategies.

    Through the Academy Series – Business Law session, you will gain insights into strategies that can add value to your clients’ businesses and help you become a better advocate for your clients' interests. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of franchising arrangements and insolvency matters.

    See an overview of the LIV Academy Series.