How Corporate Changes Affect Your Certifications and Planning Your Exit Strategy
Obtaining your WBE, DBE, MBE and other business certifications was a monumental task and the last thing you want to do is compromise them. However, any corporate changes can do just that. In addition, for most small business owners, selling any portion of a business or transferring it to family members is a once-in-a-lifetime deal and it must be done right. Changes in ownership are done for a variety of reasons. For example, an owner may want to infuse additional capital the company to assist with operating expenses or to add services or a product line to increase sales. Additionally, many owners want to start planning family business succession. Another scenario envisions a new owner looking to purchase an existing M/W/D/VBE or small business firm. It is important to understand that any ownership change will trigger a possible certification suspension or de-certification, even if there is a belief that such ownership changes are insignificant. These critical changes will be discussed in detail from a legal aspect, as well as planning for them from a financial perspective.
This important workshop is open to all FWC members and supporters and will be from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at McDonald Hopkins, 300 N. LaSalle St., LL Conference Room, Chicago. Register online at www.fwcchicago.com. You won't want to miss this!
Ownership Changes & Succession Planning: Big Deals
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Ownership changes, equity investments, stock options, phantom stock, asset sales and succession planning must be done right. Learn guidance on structuring transactions, financing tips, due diligence and practical tips to address in your documents before the transaction closes. Lots of information and audience questions are encouraged.
Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2018
Friday, November 2, 2018
Stephen Rosenfeld, Member, McDonald Hopkins will speak at Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2018 on November 2.
Debt Collection, Bankruptcy & the Ohio Receivership Law
Saturday, December 1, 2018
McDonald Hopkins attorneys Scott Opincar and Colette Gibbons will present on December 1 at the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association on recent amendments to Ohio’s receivership law and discuss significant appellate cases decided under those amendments.
Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Claims | Ohio Employment Law Seminar
Monday, December 10, 2018
Ryan Neumeyer will present Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Claims at the Ohio Employment Law Seminar on December 10, 2018.