There will be two panels on social enterprise law at the upcoming ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C. Details below. Law students can register for this conference for free!
You’ve Been Asked To Set Up A Social Entrepreneurship Organization – A How To Primer
Social Entrepreneurship options include LLCs, parallel nonprofit/business entities, LC3s, benefit corporations and social impact bonds. A
distinguished panel will discuss those options and the governance issues these choices present. Where are other jurisdictions are heading?
We’ll end by discussing how to promote public buy-in of the public benefit these organizations promote.
Program Chair and Moderator:
David Tang, Attorney, Gowling Lafleur Henderson, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
William H. Clark, Jr., Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Philadelphia, PA
Bart Houlahan, Co-Founder, B LAB, Berwyn, PA
Robert Keatinge, Of Counsel, Holland & Hart LLP, Denver, CO
Stephen Lloyd, Senior Partner and Head of Department, Bates Wells & Braithwaite, London, United Kingdom
Marcus S. Owens, Member, Caplin & Drysdale, Washington, DC
Allen Sparkman, Attorney, Sparkman & Foote, Houston, TX
Friday, 4/5/13, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Georgetown, Concourse Level, Washington Hotel
Governance of Nonprofit Organizations Joint Meeting
Speaker: Alicia Plerhoples, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Social Enterprise & Nonprofit Law Clinic, Georgetown University Law
Center, Washington, DC. Professor Plerhoples will speak on “Representing Social Enterprise, Facilitating Mission-Driven Corporate Governance.”
Saturday, 4/6/13, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Columbia 2, Terrace Level, Washington Hilton