Learn the latest on Forming Corporations, Partnerships, & LLCs with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Effectively Forming Corporations, Partnerships, & LLCs CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
There has been renewed interest in the need for attorneys proficient in the formation and operation of corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. Understanding these legal issues is a vitally essential skill for attorneys and professionals ranging from in-house counsel to those protecting assets from plaintiffs and creditors, as well as attorneys enforcing judgments and collecting on debts. This program will also be of interest to those practicing compliance, securities as well as taxation. The seminar faculty includes a leading practitioner in the field, who will cover making sense of tax and legal choices in choosing business entities, avoiding common tax pitfalls, corporate valuation, considering efficiency in corporate structures, as well as best practices in forming corporations and partnerships. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a reference source for many of your planning needs and will outline and diagram the planning techniques and structures discussed during the live, teleconference seminar. Agenda: Effectively Forming Corporations & Partnerships:
1. Best Practices for Forming Business Entities
2. State Requirements, Constituent Documents & By-laws
3. What You Need to Know About Corporate Record Keeping
4. Avoiding the Sins of Boilerplate Provisions
5. Corporate Entity Valuations Business Entity Selection:
1. Protecting the Owners of the Entity
2. Enhancing Business Owners' Rights & Obligations
3. Determining Ideal Entity Form
4. Benefits and Pitfalls to Existing Entities of Converting Entity Type Choice of Entity & Tax Issues for LLCs, Joint Ventures, Partnerships, & Corporations:
1. Tax Implications of Entity Selection
2. Tax issues during the Life Cycle of the Business – Formation, Operation and Termination
3. Avoiding Common Taxation Pitfalls
4. Considering Tax Efficiency in Corporate Structures
5. Dealing with Tax Exempt Members Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Dr. Bart A. Basi, Ph.D.
is a nationally recognized attorney, certified public accountant, and business consultant. He is a Senior Advisor at Basi, Basi & Associates, where he focuses his practice on financial accounting, business succession, business valuation, mergers and acquisitions, retirement and estate planning, strategic planning, and tax aspects of business decisions for closely held and family businesses. He is a highly sought-after lecturer and author on corporate. He has published five books, fourteen workbooks, and over 300 articles, and has worked with hundreds of businesses and associations. Journals that have published Dr. Basis’ work include Money Matters, The American Journal of Small Business, The Journal of Family Law, The Journal of Estate Planning, The Tax Lawyer, Small Business Taxation, Taxation for Individuals, Taxation for Accountants, Taxation for Lawyers, The CPA Journal and The Tax Executive. Dr. Basi has served on the faculties of Southern Illinois University, Penn State University, Indiana University, The University of Louisville, and Syracuse University. He is listed in Harvard Business School Profiles in Business and Management.
2. Elisa Erlenbach Maas
is a Director at Richards Layton & Finger's Limited Liability Company and Partnership Advisory Group. She focuses her practice on limited partnerships, general partnerships and limited liability companies, including with respect to formation, operation, governance and dissolution matters. Her practice also involves rendering advice with respect to mergers, acquisitions, conversions and other structural changes involving alternative entities. Working with some of the country’s largest corporations and their subsidiaries, Ms. Maas handles joint venture transactions between Fortune 500 companies, cross-border transactions involving some of the world’s largest banking institutions, and transactions involving billion-dollar private equity funds. She also renders advice concerning the operations, financing transactions and dissolutions of private equity funds and assists with regard to litigation matters involving LLCs and LPs. A graduate of Cornell Law School, Ms. Maas is a highly sought after lecturer and author on corporate law.
3. Kenneth E. Chase
practices at Shook, Hardy, & Bacon, where he focuses on commercial matters in courts across the country. He has extensive experience on litigating veil piercing & protection matters. Handling high stakes litigation from inception to resolution, Mr. Chase has tried over 40 cases to verdict. His clients are in the insurance, advertising, manufacturing, security, real estate, staffing and telecommunications industries. He works with corporate clients, businesses & individuals to develop integrated strategies for the national management and cost-effective resolution of cases before courts, mediators, arbitral panels, and on a range of commercial issues. Prior to joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Mr. Chase served as a prosecutor in one of the country's most prominent State Attorney's Office, where he focused on major crimes and prosecuted career criminals. He obtained guilty verdicts as first chair in murder, armed robbery and narcotics trafficking jury trials. He was selected as special counsel in the prosecution of executive assignments by the State's Office of the Governor. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Chase worked in the cash and liquidity management division of a major financial services firm. He is a graduate of the Boston University School of Law. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, judges, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions to the live seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this live telephonic seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Illinois - Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***
Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (live credit only)
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)
Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.
**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.
For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS LIVE TELEPHONIC SEMINAR.
All registered attendees who are unable to dial into the live teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary downloadable recording & podcast of the full-length seminar.
You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions, online access to course and reference materials, and be registered for CLE credit when you check-out with a credit card or your check is processed.