Thursday, Apr 11, 9-11 AM

Legal Clinic for Contractors

Urban League of Louisiana, Patrick Taylor Room

As construction and infrastructure development initiatives continue to grow across Southeast Louisiana, many contractors are continuing to explore creative strategies to scale and remain competitive in the industry. Entering into a joint venture agreement has been one such strategy. While joint venture agreements open up many opportunities for small business contractors, there are many common challenges and pitfalls to avoid in establishing and managing these types of agreements. During this session, contractors will gain an understanding of the types of joint ventures that exist, pre-agreement courting including considerations and thresholds, and key insights on the most common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Attendees will walk away with new perspectives on risk mitigation - how to identify the right JV partner and how to best protect your business interests.