REIQ Business Brokers Conference - Brisbane

Jul 2015 |

Prevention is better than cure!

We all want to avoid professional indemnity claims which are damaging to reputation and the hip pocket. Presenting at the REIQ Business Brokers Conference, partner Michael Gapes will provide an overview of recent cases involving business brokers.  This session will provide practical tips and strategies to ensure you don’t end up on the wrong side of the law.

Legal issues related to business sales

Partner Matt Couper will cover a range of topics including:

  • How to identify the business owner and establish the authority of your client
  • The differences between share sale and asset sale agreements and the benefits and disadvantages
  • How to prepare a seller for due diligence
  • Interactions between due diligence and warranties
  • Conditions precedent to completion
  • The impact of the Personal Properties Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on business sales

Open Forum

Got a burning question?  Finish the day with an interactive open forum with Antonia Mercorella, CEO of the REIQ, Michael Gapes, Matt Couper, and a taxation specialist from BDO Australia.

Attendees will have the opportunity to give feedback on the development of a business sales agreement document.

The REIQ Business Brokers Conference is taking place on Wednesday 15 July 2015, 9.00am - 2.00pm at REIQ, 21 Turbo Drive, Coorparoo.

To find out more or to register, click here.