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Business Law Sessions: Buying and selling a business

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Business Law Sessions: Buying and selling a business

Date & TimeTBC
Format Academy Series





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

Get your head around the key issues and traps when advising on a business sale or purchase transaction and develop new strategies to best safeguard your clients’ interests.

In this practical session, practitioners will test their critical thinking and advisory skills as they work through complex scenarios in the business sale/purchase transaction process.

Presenter: James Hope, Partner, Hope Earle

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Further Details

  • Main Topics
    • Compliance: Statutory and regulatory compliance, permits, registrations, licensing
    • Section 52 statements
    • Obligations under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)
    • Employment issues – employees and restraints
    • Insurance – buy/sell arrangements
  • Learning Outcomes

    By attending this session you will:

    • know how to identify and understand the key issues when purchasing and selling a business, as well as how to deal with any traps
    • have explored and understood the complicated legislative and case law landscape in this area
    • have a better understanding of how to assess your client’s risk when buying and selling a business, and how best to manage and mitigate this risk
    • possess techniques to obtain adequate and accurate instructions from your client to identify any issues in business sale/purchase transactions
    • understand how to draft relevant documents by following relevant procedural rules and principles.
  • Business Law Sessions 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 Business Law Academy Series sessions, you will gain insights into strategies that can add value to your clients’ businesses and help you become a better advocate for your client’s interests. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of franchising arrangements and insolvency matters.

    See an overview of the LIV Academy Series.