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Business Reorganizations That May Impact Certification Status

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM CST


Business Reorganizations That May Impact Certification Status

Michelle Kantor, Member, McDonald Hopkins, will discuss how business reorganizations may affect keeping or obtaining government and corporate contracts on February 15, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m.CST. This presentation discusses best practices for maintaining or obtaining diverse (M/W/DBE and Veteran) certifications during two common types of reorganization: taking on investors and transitioning ownership.

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McDonald Hopkins
300 North LaSalle St.
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60654


  • What will happen to ongoing contracts that require WBE/MBE/DBE participation upon a sale of your business to a person other than another qualified woman, minority, or veteran?
  • What if you're acquiring a diverse certified firm?
  • What happens if you sell a portion of your company to a non-eligible person? Will you automatically lose certification?
  • What are the business and legal considerations in developing your growth and succession plan?
  • How can you protect yourself, your family, and your assets after you step down from running your business?


Chicago Office
300 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Complimentary parking available at the 300 North LaSalle Garage. At the bottom of the LaSalle Street ramp, cross the railroad tracks and turn right to the 300 North LaSalle parking garage entrance. Garage doors will be closed. Stop at the security speaker, press the button, give your name and say you're visiting McDonald Hopkins. When the garage doors open, follow signs to Valet Parking and collect your parking ticket. Take the parking elevators to the first floor lobby. Check in at the main security desk for your temporary building pass. You will need to show ID. Bring your parking ticket up to our reception desk on the 21st floor for validation.


Michelle Kantor
Member; Chair, Federal Government Contracting and Procurement