Date Course Information Credits Cost
Online

Business Entities: Structures, Characteristics, and Choosing the Right One for Your Client

Faculty: Jeffrey W. Berkman, Esq.

The focus of Mr. Berkman’s lecture is teaching attorneys about establishing a legal structure that best serves the needs of your client’s business enterprise. He will teach you how to counsel your clients in all aspects of the formation of, and the on-going legal issues relating to, start-ups, emerging and established businesses, including Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Joint Ventures (JV), Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV), and International Business Companies.

Date: Online

Credits: 2

$75 $50

2

$75 $50

The focus of Mr. Berkman’s lecture is teaching attorneys about establishing a legal structure that best serves the needs of your client’s business enterprise. He will teach you how to counsel your clients in all aspects of the formation of, and the on-going legal issues relating to start-ups, emerging and established businesses, including Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Joint Ventures (JV), Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV), and International Business Companies.

NY CLE Credits: 2.0 Professional Practice

NJ CLE Credits: 2.0 General (Business and Trust Accounting)

 

 

Jeff has practiced law for nearly twenty five years, focusing on business law matters, including new business and corporate structuring, partnership/joint venture relationships, corporate transactions, business purchases, private equity/venture capital deals, legal due diligence, contract drafting and review, and serving as outside general counsel to start-ups, small and emerging businesses. Jeff has worked with investors, companies, and business ventures in various industries, including venture capital, management consulting, film and television, Internet, software/hardware development, call center/business process outsourcing, commercial real estate, fashion/cosmetics, restaurant/food industry, manufacturing, intellectual property licensing, and numerous other businesses in the U.S., Asia and Europe.

Jeff is a member of the Board of Directors of Carmike Cinemas Inc. (CKEC) and is a director of several private companies.

Having worked on numerous international transactions, and with the ability to speak Mandarin Chinese, Jeff brings this experience to his role as both a deal maker and a lawyer in a variety of domestic and cross-border business law matters.

In 2012, Jeff was named a Finalist for “The Best Accountants and Attorneys for Privately Held Companies” by the New York Enterprise Report. Jeff also writes an informative blog addressing business law issues: www.mybizlawyerblog.com, and is the author of  Due Diligence and the Business Transaction: Getting a Deal Done (Apress 2013).