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Business Structures, Sales & Acquisitions

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Business Structures, Sales & Acquisitions

Date & TimeTBC
Format Webcast, Workshop
Price

Member

$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

CPD Units 3
  • Professional Skills
Venue LIV, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

Obtain essential information and expert advice on how to best navigate the sale or acquisition of common business structures in this practical workshop intended for practitioners looking to broaden their knowledge of commercial and business law.

 

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  • Full Description

    Obtain essential information and expert advice on how to best navigate the sale or acquisition of common business structures in this practical workshop intended for practitioners looking to broaden their knowledge of commercial and business law.

    Topics will include:

    • Overview of common business structures, the pros and cons of each, governance and succession issues
    • Shareholders’ agreements: What should they cover?
    • Buy and Sell agreements: What should they cover?
    • Preparing a business for sale, including due diligence, structure of sale, section 52 obligations and pre-contract Heads of Agreement
    • What to do during the transaction: Drafting the contract; information gathering and searches; conditions precedent; GST; transfer of lease; transfer of business name and other intellectual property; transfer of licences, permits, approvals and registrations; PPSA; employees; settlement
    • Buying and selling a franchise: What you need to know?

     

     

  • Presenter

    Andy Shaw, LIV Accredited Specialist in Business Law, Lawyer, Fraser Barrett Baird Lawyers Andy Shaw regularly assists clients with the purchase and sale of businesses. He is an experienced mergers and acquisitions lawyer who is skilled at managing all aspects of the transaction process for his business clients. He has particular expertise in business succession and is adept at drafting partnership style agreements to address the key business governance issues and provide tailored and appropriate exit mechanisms.

  • Learning Outcomes

    By attending this session, you will:

    • Enhance the value of your practice by acquiring a greater understanding of the legal intricacies involved with the sale or acquisition of common business structures
    • Strengthen your ability to effectively advise clients on risk management strategies and financial considerations
    • Grow your understanding of key considerations and what is involved in franchising arrangements