Part II: Identifying Partnership Issues for New Businesses

(1461 Ratings)

Produced on: January 11, 2016

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Partnerships are the backbone of success in the start-up world. They allow an entrepreneur with a strong concept to obtain the skills they require to realize it, and to increase their chances of profitability and growth. Choosing the perfect partner is your client’s job; it’s your job to protect your client. In this course, attorney Todd Kulkin provides a top-to-bottom understanding of partnerships and how to counsel partners through formation, the (hopeful) ascension of their business, and (hopefully not) their collapse.   

 

Learning Objectives: 

I.     Learn due diligence techniques to identify potential problems before they arise

II.    Recognize the different forms a new partnership can take 

III.   Identify the major entrepreneurial “archetypes,” and what type of partnership fits each best

IV.   Understand the most crucial aspects of a partnership agreement 

V.    Protect your client if something goes wrong in the partnership 

VI.   Appreciate the ways in which a partnership can fail and advise your client how to both prepare for and avoid such failures

Faculty

Todd Kulkin

Law Offices of Todd Kulkin

Todd Kulkin specializes in providing legal advice to small/medium sized businesses, start-ups, and non-for-profit organizations. He started his legal career at a large New York law firm. While working for that firm, his time was split between two practice areas: general liability defense and providing corporate and regulatory advice to major corporations. He uses his experience as a civil defense litigator to advise clients about their liability posture and how to mitigate. He left the firm to start his own practice in 2012 and, since then, has expanded his expertise to intellectual property and socially responsible entrepreneurship. Todd graduated with Honors from Brandeis University and with a J.D. in Financial Transactions from University at Buffalo (SUNY) School of Law.

 

An animal lover, Todd sits as Director of Corporate Relations for Mighty Mutts & Meows: a no-kill, 501c3, all volunteer animal rescue organization in New York City.

 

Reviews

DR
Douglas R.

Outstanding!

JW
Jeffrey W.

Fun lecture

FM
Fred M.

Really good presenter.

LF
lance f.

Todd is a great, animated thorough lecturer.

NA
Nnena A.

Delightful speaker that seems to love what he does. Refreshing. Kudos.

KS
Kenneth S.

great presenter

JH
Josh H.

Great presenter.

AP
Addie P.

Great speaker!

AS
Alvin S.

This presenter was outstanding - great refresher on beginning partnerships.

RV
Ron V.

Good course. I enjoy the instructor's informal/practical approach to the topic.

RR
Rhonda R.

Mr. Kulkin is an excellent speaker.

BC
Berry C.

great conversational style of presentation

DD
David D.

Kulkin does a great job on these.

AS
Allan S.

Thoughtful presentation. Well done.

EG
Erik G.

The entire series was great. Practical and easy to follow.

SS
Steven S.

I like this professor a lot and partnership issues are particularly interesting to me in this series.

RH
Richard E H.

Another informative, common-sensical, enjoyable presentation by Mr. Kulkin. I've counseled or been a part of start-ups intermittently for over 30 years, and found myself both nodding in agreement and recognition AND noting some issues and approaches I wish I'd known and applied years earlier.

CW
Charles W.

Good overview presentation.

JN
Josh N.

Another excellent course

DH
Donna H.

This is an excellent course

CH
Carolyn H.

He's great

DW
Donald W.

Great practical advice

JG
J. David G.

entertaining fellow

KK
Kirstin K.

Speaker was personable.

GK
George K.

Mr. Culkin is a superior presenter. I thoroughly enjoy his series.

MV
Mark V.

Great course. Todd has an excellent attitude and I appreciate his willingness to share his expertise.

WW
Warren W.

After 20+ hours of CLEs, this one is the most informative and interesting so far. Learned so much.

AS
Assly S.

Part 2 is worth it. Off to watch parts 3-5.

JW
Jeffrey W.

Another informative course by Mr. Kulkin. Well done.

SW
Steven W.

Great speaker and very knowledgeable

KH
Kathleen H.

great, real examples

BP
Brian P.

Very enjoyable n

EB
Erik B.

Todd Rocks!

LL
Lorenzo L.

Excellent presentation; clear, thorough and extremely informative.

EF
Elizabeth F.

Part II was informative as well-strong information about partnerships and JV.

WH
William H.

Good practical information about partnerships.

CW
Catherine W.

My favorite CLE presenter of all times!!!

WM
William M.

This guy is great.

MG
Matthias G.

Very helpful. Very practical. Light on the conflicts issues, but that wasn't the purpose of this video.

LV
Laura V.

Excellent speaker

AM
Andrew M.

Practical. Excellent.

TJ
Terrie J.

Excellent speaker - very easy to listen to and terrific information

DB
Debra B.

Great anecdotal content that made the topics come alive.

TG
Thomas G.

good

DE
Dawn E.

excellent

JS
James S.

I really enjoyed Mr. Kulkin's class. I found it well organized, well presented and very informative.

LA
Linda A.

Interesting speaker.

CA
Christina A.

The speaker was lively.

RS
Randall S.

very good commentator

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