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Wisconsin B Corps - Blending Profit and Purpose 2018

Product ID: CA2730D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

A lawyer’s guide to B corps

In November 2017, Wisconsin became the 34th state to allow benefit corporations (b corps). With their many advantages, b corps have become a popular choice for businesses in a variety of industries. Guess what Patagonia, Etsy, Ben & Jerry’s, and New Belgium Brewing Co. have in common — they’re all b corps.

Before your clients start inundating you with requests to set up b corps, make sure you know your way around this business structure. Wisconsin B Corps — Blending Profit and Purpose breaks down the basics of b corps and shows you how to make them work for your clients.

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A lawyer’s guide to B corps

In November 2017, Wisconsin became the 34th state to allow benefit corporations (b corps). With their many advantages, b corps have become a popular choice for businesses in a variety of industries. Guess what Patagonia, Etsy, Ben & Jerry’s, and New Belgium Brewing Co. have in common — they’re all b corps.

Before your clients start inundating you with requests to set up b corps, make sure you know your way around this business structure. Wisconsin B Corps — Blending Profit and Purpose breaks down the basics of b corps and shows you how to make them work for your clients.

Read More ↓

About the presenter

Emil Ovbiagele works with closely-held businesses and entrepreneurs. He practices in the areas of corporate law, small business and real estate acquisitions, employment law, and commercial litigation.

Emil earned his B.A., JD, and MBA from Marquette University. He currently serves on the boards of the Milwaukee Young Lawyers’ Association and Wisconsin Voices.

Since 2014, he has volunteered as a competition coach for several mock trial teams at the Marquette University Law School. In 2017, Emil was recognized by Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star” in the area of closely-held businesses. He was also selected by the Wisconsin Law Journal as an "Up and Coming Lawyer."

  • Receive an overview of benefit corporations
  • Understand how the recently enacted 2017 Wisconsin Act 77 can assist your clients
  • Learn tips for making this business structure work for your clients
  • Compare Wisconsin's benefit corporations with those structured in other states
  • Find out how to draft corporate charters and compliant articles of incorporation
  • Business law attorneys
  • Corporate counsel
  • General practitioners
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