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Explore the Advantageous Uses and Benefits of LLCs

Limited liability companies can be a favorable route for business owners, but do you have the knowledge you need to stay in compliance with current legislation and make them work for you? Join us for a comprehensive program where you'll gain the information you need to make informed decisions on taking advantage of LLCs and putting them to work for you. Enroll today!

  • Do you know if an LLC is the best entity for you or your client? Explore and compare the various business formations so you can select the best option.
  • Utilize tax benefits with an understanding of how LLCs are taxed as pass-through entities.
  • Prevent future disagreements by preparing articles of organization that cover all your bases.
  • Stay in compliance with current securities laws when transferring membership interests.
  • Know how to use the LLC advantageously to hold property, for venture capital projects and estate planning.
  • Learn how to create a comprehensive operating plan using our sample document as your guide.
  • Don't put your business at risk: stay in compliance with current state and federal legislation.

  1. WHY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES?
    9:00 - 10:00, Written by Frank J. Steiner. Presented by Frank J. Steiner in Nashville and Preston Wilson in Memphis.
    1. History and Types of LLCs
    2. The State Statute
    3. Comparison to Other Entities
      1. C Corporations
      2. S Corporations
      3. General and Limited Partnerships
      4. Other Entities
    4. Who Should Use LLCs?
    5. Q&A
  2. FULLY USING TAX ADVANTAGES
    10:15 - 11:15, Written by Paul S. Parker. Presented by Paul S. Parker in Nashville and A. Neal Graham in Memphis.
    1. Taxation as a Partnership or Corporation
    2. Tax Advantages Over Other Entities
    3. Election Out of Partnership Status
    4. Flexibility in Allocations
    5. How Self-Employment Taxes Are Covered
    6. "Check the Box" Income Tax Regulations
    7. Q&A
  3. HOW TO COMPLY UNDER STATE LAW
    11:15 - 12:15, Written by Brian E. Price. Presented by Brian E. Price in Nashville and Laurel C. Williams in Memphis.
    1. Avoiding Trouble With Concise Articles of Organization
    2. How Much Protection From Liability do LLCs Provide?
    3. Handling Mergers and Conversions
    4. Proper Property Transfers
    5. Guiding Clients Through Dissolution
    6. Practical Uses for One-Person LLCs
    7. Why Foreign LLCs?
    8. Special Rules for Regulated Professionals
    9. Exceptions to Limited Liability
    10. Q&A
  4. CREATING PRACTICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES
    1:15 - 2:15, Written by Brian E. Price. Presented by Brian E. Price in Nashville and Preston Wilson in Memphis.
    1. How Internal Management and Regulation Choices Affect the Entity
    2. Important Powers and Duties of Members
    3. Complete Records, Returns and Reports: Safeguarding the Organization
    4. The Comprehensive Operating Agreement - Sample Review
    5. Securities Law Issues Related to Issuance or Transfer of Membership Interests in LLCs
    6. Q&A
  5. ADVANTAGEOUS USES OF LLCs
    2:15 - 3:15, Written by Laurel C. Williams. Presented by Ralph Z. Levy Jr. in Nashville and Laurel C. Williams in Memphis.
    1. Using an LLC to Hold Real Property
    2. How You Can Hold Tangible Personal Property or Intangible Assets
    3. As a Valuation "Freeze" Entity
    4. Estate Planning Options
    5. Holding Life Insurance Policies in an LLC
    6. For Venture Capital Projects and Corporate Joint Ventures
    7. LLCs in Lieu of Corporate Subsidiaries
    8. Q&A
  6. ETHICAL ISSUES DURING LLC FORMATION
    3:30 - 4:30, Written by Ralph Z. Levy Jr. Presented by Ralph Z. Levy Jr. in Nashville and Charles S. Blatteis in Memphis.
    1. Ethical Standards and Civil Liability
    2. The Role of the Attorney as Advisor in LLC Formation
    3. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
    4. Confidentiality - Information Derived From an Earlier Representation
    5. Q&A
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