DC Bar Addresses New DC Business Entities Law

On Thursday, May 19, the DC Bar Association will offer a program looking into the new business entities law in the DC metro area - Choosing and Forming a Business Entity in the DC Metro Area: The New DC Law.It will be held at the DC Bar Association, 1101 K Street, NW in Washington, DC, and it will run from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m.

The District of Columbia has enacted a new legal entities law that fundamentally changes almost all of the entity-enabling laws of the District. The law takes effect in January, 2012, and corporations, nonprofits, professional corporations, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies, unincorporated nonprofit associations and statutory business trusts will be discussed. The class will offer participants a chance to examine the issues to consider when choosing and forming a business entity in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Attendees will learn the differences between various legal entity forms (corporate and non-corporate) and other relevant considerations.

Nicholas Karambelas of Sfikas & Karambelas LLP will discuss the legal concepts, advantages and attributes of the various legal entities and compare the new law to the existing laws in the area jurisdictions.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, call (202) 626-3488 or visit www.dcbar.org.