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Representing the Small Business Client

December 10th, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Central Time

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Overview

A practical, "nuts & bolts" discussion of the ins and outs of representing the small "mom and pop" business.  Topics discussed include:

  • Setting Up a New Business from Scratch:  Initial paperwork, choice of entity (corporation vs. LLC), licenses, etc.
  • Acquiring an Existing Business:  Step-by-step discussion of drafting a contract for the sale or purchase of a business
  • The Top 10 Things Non-Employment Lawyers Need to Know about Labor & Employment Law:  Wage & hour regulations, Avoiding discrimination claims, and more
  • Non-Compete Agreements and Practical Intellectual Property Concerns for the Small Business
  • Unique Ethical Dilemmas in Transactional Law Practice

Speakers

  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Agenda for Monday, the 10th of December 2018

    8:30 am Central Time - Webcast Begins (Please register and sign into the website at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start)

    (Agenda is approximate and tentative)

    8:30am - 9:30am - Setting Up a New Business from Scratch:  Choice of Entity, Initial Paperwork, Licenses, etc.  

    9:40am - 11:20am - Acquiring an Existing Business:  Sale of Assets vs. Sale of Stock, Step-by-Step Discussion of Drafting a Contract for the Sale/Purchase of a Business, Closing Documents

    11:25am -  12:00pm -  Financing the Small Business Operation:  Finding Money for Start-up and Expansion, Financing for Working Capital, Equipment, and Real Estate 

    12:00pm -  1:15pm - Break

    1:15pm - 2:30pm - Non-Compete Agreements and Practical Intellectual Property Concerns for the Small Business

    2:40pm -  3:15pm - Top Ten Things Non-Employment Lawyers Need to Know about Employment Law

    3:15pm -  4:15pm - Professional Behavior for the Transactional Lawyer (ethics and professionalism credit)

    Due to technical requirements, customers must attend a live webcast in its entirety to receive credit for attendance. No partial credit can be accommodated.