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Business Structures, Sales & Acquisitions

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Business Structures, Sales & Acquisitions

Date & TimeTBC
Format Workshop
Price

Member

$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

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

Exclusive LIV Member Offer: Early Bird Discount
Book online by February 12 and receive 20% off the member price*

Strengthen your ability to effectively advise clients on the legal intricacies involved with the sale or acquisition of a variety of types of commercial entities. This workshop enhances your commercial skill set by providing expert guidance on topics such as common business structures including franchises, pre-contract due diligence, risk management strategies, legislative requirements and financial considerations.

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    *Exempt from the Early Bird offer are CLC, YL and Accredited Specialist members. The registration fee for these membership categories is $270.

    Strengthen your ability to effectively advise clients on the legal intricacies involved with the sale or acquisition of common business structures. Enhance your commercial skill set with guidance on common business structures including franchises, pre-contract due diligence, risk management strategies, legislative requirements and financial considerations.

    Topics covered include:

    • Appropriate business entities: overview of common business structures and the pros and cons of each; governance and succession issues
    • Shareholders’ agreements – what should they cover?
    • Buy and Sell agreements – what should they cover?
    • What to do before a sales transaction: preparing a business for sale, 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 do you need to know?
  • Presenter

    Andy Shaw, Accredited Specialist, 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.

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