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Social Enterprise Legal Structures

Our seminar will help you advise clients in choosing a social enterprise legal structure, explain how to form these entities, and alert you to issues and obligations that might arise in ongoing operations.

 

1.5 Hours MCLE Credit

Learn about the different types of social enterprise legal structures including non-profits, social purpose corporations, public benefit corporations, tandem/hybrid entities, and more. This program covers the differences between the structures and advantages to utilizing one or another of these relatively new types of legal entities. Our seminar will help you advise clients in choosing a social enterprise legal structure, explain how to form these entities, and alert you to issues and obligations that might arise in ongoing operations.

  • Background and purpose of social purpose and public benefit corporations
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the structures
  • Entities available in CA vs. DE
  • Hybrid and tandem entities
  • Day to day operations

This is an intermediate level program; some business law experience is assumed.

On Demand BU55903-191

Live program recorded on Feb 25, 2018. 

 

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$ 99.00

Learn about the different types of social enterprise legal structures including non-profits, social purpose corporations, public benefit corporations, tandem/hybrid entities, and more. This program covers the differences between the structures and advantages to utilizing one or another of these relatively new types of legal entities. Our seminar will help you advise clients in choosing a social enterprise legal structure, explain how to form these entities, and alert you to issues and obligations that might arise in ongoing operations.

  • Background and purpose of social purpose and public benefit corporations
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the structures
  • Entities available in CA vs. DE
  • Hybrid and tandem entities
  • Day to day operations

This is an intermediate level program; some business law experience is assumed.

EMILY CHAN

EMILY CHAN

EMILY CHAN is an associate with the San Francisco law firm of Adler & Colvin, a firm that specializes in the representation of nonprofit organizations and their donors. Emily advises nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations on corporate and tax matters, including nonprofit corporate governance, social enterprise, and other areas. Emily has presented on nonprofit and exempt organization legal issues for national and local groups including the American Bar Association and the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California. She has also guest lectured for the Master of Nonprofit Administration degree program at the University of San Francisco. Emily currently serves as Newsletter Editor of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. She has authored and co-authored articles in publications including the American Bar Association Business Law Today, Nonprofit Quarterly, and Chronicle of Philanthropy, among others. Emily is also the 2012 recipient of the Outstanding Young Attorney award from the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association for her contributions to the nonprofit sector and development of nonprofit law.

JESSE FINFROCK

JESSE FINFROCK

JESSE FINFROCK is an associate in the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Group. Mr. Finfrock’s practice focuses on “impact” investing and social entrepreneurship. Mr. Finfrock counsels family offices, foundations, venture capital investors, charities, startups and emerging companies on structuring, early-stage and late-stage financings, and general transactional matters. He works with clients across a broad range of industries, including technology, healthcare, life sciences, education, media, social services and consumer products. He currently serves as co-chair of the firm’s San Francisco sustainability committee. Mr. Finfrock earned his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2005 and received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law in 2014, where he launched a student social venture group and ran a social enterprise he cofounded. Jesse is a member of Echoing Green’s Legal Advisory Group, Start Small Think Big’s Founding Partner Advisory Council, and the Impact Investing Legal Working Group, among others. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Finfrock was corporate counsel at a local law firm headquartered in San Francisco.

Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Business Law
By Month February
Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Business Law
By Month February