Ethical Issues in Multi Owner Businesses CLE
Ethical Issues in Multi-Owner Businesses: What to Look Out for When You Represent a Business with Multiple Owners



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Course Description

This program was recorded on November 13, 2019

The formation of businesses will multiple owners is a common request at most law firms with corporation/business practices. But while these business structures may be common, they are not without ethical pitfalls. In this two-hour course we’ll cover some of the most common issues you’ll see in multiple owner businesses, the ethical issues raised and some practice management tips for these types of matters to maximize your practice and keep you out of ethical hot water.

Attorney R. Shawn McBrideR. Shawn McBride
The Our Shawn McBride, is the business nerd and long-time business attorney that focuses on changes of ownership in businesses. He works with business owners that know their business is about more than themselves to get ready for their future within the future of business through keynotes, training, and personalized solutions. With his business clients, he commonly works on partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions, capital raises and contracts negotiations. In furtherance of his focus on the future of business, he hosts The Future Done Right(TM) Show where he collects, digests and gives lessons and insights on The Future of Business.

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2 Ethics Credits

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  1. The common mistake many business law firms make at the start of multi-owner representation
  2. How to avoid losing clients at the beginning
  3. How to have the “who is the client” conversation
  4. Common issues that come up in multi-owner representations
  5. How to deal with the individual needs of owners of your client
  6. When you have to withdrawal from multi-owner businesses
  7. How to document your representation to protect yourself