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  • April 10
  • 1:00 - 2:40 pm EST

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Restructuring Business Entities

April 10

Join us for your comprehensive guide on the rules, requirements, issues, and opportunities for selecting the best entity type in which to operate a business.

This topic will analyze and discuss the business and tax issues that often arise for business entities seeking to restructure their liabilities or their equity ownership, and focus on corporations and limited liability companies facing difficult economic times and therefore needing to restructure their businesses in order to continue to operate effectively. A case study approach will be used in order to illustrate both the problems that these businesses face and the restructuring solutions that may be available.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss the business law aspects of a restructuring.
  • You will be able to identify equity and debt financing.
  • You will be able to review the tax law aspects of a restructuring.
  • You will be able to recognize different issues for different types of entities.

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Agenda

Business Law Aspects of a Restructuring
  • Going Concern Determination/Spector of Bankruptcy
  • Equity Financing
  • Debt Financing
  • Case Study of Operating Company – Bear Holdings, Inc.
  • Case Study of Operating Company – Bear Holdings, LLC
Tax Law Aspects of a Restructuring
  • Understanding How Tax Attributes Can Drive a Restructure
  • Different Issues for Different Types of Entities
  • Equity Financing
  • Debt Financing
  • Continuing the Case Study – Bear Holdings, Inc. and Bear Holdings, LLC
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Credits

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This course was last revised on November 29, 2012.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • AIPB 2.0
     
  • This program is acceptable for 2.0 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • AL CLE 1.7
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.7 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • 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.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
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  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.7 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MS CLE 1.7
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.7 credit hours.
     
  • MT CLE 1.75
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.75 CLE credits.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.7
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 100 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 2.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.0 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 2.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 2.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.67
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.67 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.75
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.75 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 2.0
     
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  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 2.0 MCLE hours.
     
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  • This program qualifies for 2.0 hours of Continuing Education Credit for enrolled agents under Treasury Department Circular #230 Section 10.6(g).
     
  • CPE 2.0 including Finance 2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 2.0 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Finance for 2.0 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Accounting for 2.0 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CEOs, presidents, vice presidents, CFOs, controllers, tax preparers, business owners and managers, bookkeepers, enrolled agents and attorneys.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Frank A. Ciatto

Frank A. Ciatto

Venable LLP

• Corporate partner, with Venable LLP in the Washington, D.C. and New York, New York offices

• Helps entrepreneurs succeed in new and existing business ventures

• 25 years experience launching new ventures, focuses on mergers and acquisitions, limited liability companies, private equity investments, tax and accounting issues, corporate finance transactions and succession planning

• Certified public accountant, formerly with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in New York, experience he often uses to add value to his clients’ transactions

• Serves as corporate counsel to entrepreneurs and individual investors in a number of industries, including hedge funds, financial services providers, auto dealerships, securities companies, architectural consulting, advertising, software and technology providers, law firms and other professional service providers

• Assists clients by drafting and negotiating key business documents, such as: limited liability company agreements, partnership agreements, stockholders agreements, executive employment agreements, severance agreements, stock-option plans and grant agreements and other corporate agreements

• Frequent lecturer and writer of numerous articles relating to LLCs, corporate governance and business transactions

  • J.D. degree, Georgetown University Law Center; B.A. degree, Georgetown University

• Can be contacted at [email protected]

Brian O'Connor, Esq.

Brian O'Connor, Esq.

Venable LLP

Brian J. O’Connor, Esq.

Co-chair, Tax and Wealth Planning Group

• Provides sophisticated tax and business advice to publicly traded and closely held businesses and their owners

• Focuses on foreign and domestic tax matters for partnerships, limited liability companies, C and S corporations, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and regulated investment companies (RICs)

• Adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center on partnership taxation and drafting partnership agreements

• Writer or co-writer of numerous articles relating to business entities and taxation in professional journals and trade publications

• Been selected for Legal 500/Domestic Tax, The Best Lawyers in America (for tax law, and tax controversy and litigation) and is one of only two Maryland attorneys listed in Who’s Who Legal: U.S.A. for Corporate Tax

• Before joining Venable, was an attorney advisor for the office of chief counsel for the Internal Revenue Service where he participated in high profile legislative projects, and drafted regulations and other published guidance relating to pass-through entities

• LL.M. degree in taxation, with distinction and the program's highest possible grade point average, Georgetown University Law Center; J.D. degree, Washington & Lee University

• Can be contacted at [email protected]

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Product ID: 405379
Published 2012, 2019
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