W. Raymond Felton, Co-Managing Partner and Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, will speak at the “Nuts & Bolts of New Jersey Small Business in 2014 & 2015” program hosted by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. This seminar will take place on November 18 at the Law Center in New Brunswick.
Attendees will learn about the basics of establishing and running a small business, including:
- Choice of entity: Sole proprietorships, General and limited partnerships, Limited liability companies, Corporations
- Formation issues: Founders and formation, Treatment of service providers, Transfers of equity, Contemplating future dissolutions and liquidations, Conversions
- Operating/shareholder/partnership agreements: How internal management procedures should be memorialized, Important powers and duties of members/shareholders/partners, Complete records, returns and reports safeguarding the business, Highlights of a comprehensive operating/shareholder/partnership document, Creating workable provisions for the issuance and transfers of ownership interests
Mr. Felton's practice focuses in the areas of corporate, LLC and securities law with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions and financing transactions through both the public and private equity and debt markets. He represents start-up and emerging companies in many industries including high-tech, as well as a number of mature and established companies. Mr. Felton also represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings and counsels clients concerning corporate governance and SEC compliance issues such as Sarbanes Oxley. He has represented clients in a number of corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, and similar matters, and provides general counseling advice to a number of the firm’s clients.
For more information and to register, visit www.njicle.com.