H&J attorney, Scott Nelson, will be presenting for NBI Video Webcast: Handling the Sale of a Business

Program Description

Deepen Your Understanding of Business Acquisitions

Whether your client is the buyer or the seller, being knowledgeable of the entire acquisition process is a must. Join us for this important seminar and learn from our experienced faculty as they walk you through real world examples of everything from drafting that first teaser summary to complex acquisition agreements. Register today!

Course Content

  1. Vital First Steps of an Acquisition
  2. Tax Saving Structures and Strategies for Attorneys
  3. Structuring and Drafting the Acquisition Agreement
  4. Ethics in Business Acquisitions


SCOTT M. NELSON is an attorney and CPA with Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC. With more than 28 years of experience, he provides legal counsel to individuals and closely held businesses in the areas of tax, business and estate planning. Licensed in Minnesota,Wisconsin and North Dakota, Mr. Nelson’s areas of concentration include business succession planning, coordinated estate planning for complex estates, and advising all types of families on transfer of assets, as well as legacy and philanthropic planning during lifetime or upon death. His practice includes advising trust and estate fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and charitable organizations. Mr. Nelson obtained his CPA license while working at the Arthur Andersen & Co. accounting firm in its Minneapolis office. He earned his B.S. degree from St. John’s University, and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, and Order of the Coif, from the University of Minnesota Law School. Mr. Nelson is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and a member of the ACTEC Fiduciary Income Tax Committee.

SHAUNA S. BRENNAN is founder and principal of Brennan Legal Counsel Group, PLLC. Ms. Brennan provides legal advice in real estate matters, including acquisition and development issues and agreements, §1031 tax-deferred exchanges, disposition agreements, leases, construction contracts, zoning, permits, and other governmental processes. She earned her J.D. degree from Notre Dame Law School, where she was a member of Notre Dame Law Review. Ms. Brennan is admitted to practice in Washington, Nevada, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

MICHAEL D. CROSS JR. is a member of the Alpharetta business and technology law firm of Briskin, Cross & Sanford, LLC, where his areas of practice include partnership and LLC law, mergers and acquisitions, franchise law, and non-profit law. For more than a decade, Mr. Cross served as an adjunct professor at Reinhardt University, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses involving business law, media law, entrepreneurial law, organizational leadership and ethics. Mr. Cross also speaks frequently at continuing legal education seminars and has worked with Emory Law School and the Georgia Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism since 2005. He has been selected five times for inclusion in the listing known as Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars for his work representing entrepreneurs, investors and privately-held companies. Mr. Cross is admitted to practice law in Georgia and Indiana, as well as before the U.S Tax Court. He earned his B.A. degree from Anderson University; his J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law; and his LL.M. degree, with honors, from the University of Alabama School of Law.

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This course is designed for attorneys. Accountants and paralegals may also benefit.