Around the world, commercial activities, mergers and social enterprise businesses are on the rise in the NFP sector. The opportunity to work with other organisations can lead to organisations achieving scalable impact, finding innovative ideas and maintaining financial sustainability.
This seminar will cover:
- Current trends in the NFP sector in relation to commercial activities, amalgamations, mergers, collaborations and social enterprises.
- Any problems for commercial activities, amalgamations, mergers, collaborations and social enterprises in Australia.
- Any relevant overseas developments.
- An explanation of best legal structures for commercial activities, amalgamations, mergers, collaborations and social enterprises.
About the Speaker
Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley
Vera heads up the Sydney Not-For-Profit & Social Enterprise team at Mills Oakley Law Firm. Acting for numerous charities, religious and not-for-profit organisations, Vera has over 25 years experience in the legal profession. In her work, Vera is well recognised for her expertise in assisting clients with governance and fundraising issues, restructuring and mergers and regularly advises on constitutions and ACNC/ATO endorsements.
Vera has written several academic works, including a chapter within ‘Charity Law’ (2012, 2016 and 2018) published by Thompson Reuters.
Vera further edits the Clubs & Societies title in the Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, and reviewed the Community Care and Service regulatory compliance module for LexisNexis, covering such topics as the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and community housing.
Vera sits on numerous charity boards, associations and committees including the ACNC Professional User Group, the Community and Consumer Consultative Group, Cemeteries and Crematoria NSW and The Eric Dare Foundation.