Brewery and Distillery Business Entity Selection, Formation, Finance and Insurance
Live Webinar: Thursday, August 16, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central / 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern
WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to provide expertise in requirements and best practices for clients interested in owning or operating a brewery or distillery in Tennessee.
If you have clients who are interested in opening a brewery or distillery in the state of Tennessee, they need to understand several complex facets of ownership and operation beyond acquiring beer permits or distiller licenses! The type of business entity your client forms can have significant tax implications. It's also important for brewery and distillery owners to understand the implications of how they choose to finance and insure their venture.
Join us on August 16, 2018, when Rachel Schaffer Lawson will go over the requirements, best practices and options you will need to convey to clients who are planning to open, own or operate a brewery or distillery in Tennessee. You will learn about:
- LLC vs. Partnership vs. Corporation
- Tax Considerations
- Operational Issues
- Documentation and State Filing Requirements
- Structuring, Management and Governance
- Insurance Concerns
- Drafting and Negotiating Formation Agreements
- Crowdfunding and Other Financing Challenges
- Language for Employee Handbooks and Policies
About Your Presenter:
Rachel Schaffer Lawson is the managing member of Schaffer Law Firm PLLC. She focuses herpractice on a full range of services for local small business entrepreneurs, nonprofits and hospitality. Ms. Lawson is admitted to practice in Tennessee and New York. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association (Young Lawyers Division, General-Solo-Small Firm Practitioners Section), New York State Bar Association, and the Nashville Bar Association. Ms. Lawson earned two B.S. degrees from Northeastern University in Boston and her J.D. degree from Loyola University College of Law.