Executive Briefing (Perth): Social Enterprises
AuSAE Executive Briefing events provide an exclusive environment for motivated association executives to gain insights and advice from other industry professionals. Executive Briefing events enables members to raise and discuss critical issues affecting industry and network with other professionals from the not-for-profit sector.
Around the world, social enterprise businesses are on the rise. The social enterprise model combines commercial approaches with social purpose to achieve scalable impact for businesses, innovation and financial sustainability for not-for-profit organisations.
This seminar will cover:
- Current trends in the social enterprise sector.
- Problems for social enterprises in Australia.
- Overseas developments.
- Legal structures.
- Commercialising existing operations.
About the Presenter
Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley
Vera Visevic is a Partner and head of the Charity and Not-for-Profit team at national law firm, Mills Oakley Lawyers.
Mills Oakley has a genuine understanding of the not-for-profit sector and the increasingly complex legislative issues surrounding not-for-profits. Its dedicated team provides education, advice and specialist legal counsel to some of Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisations including charities, religious organisations, community groups and professional associations. Vera and her team expertly guide clients through the specific legal challenges facing their sector with simple, easy-to-understand language (not legal jargon) and a no-nonsense approach. The team at Mills Oakley are one of only a few specialised legal firms in Australia with the experience and know-how to provide advice and assistance to not-for-profits looking to undertake commercial activities. Their expertise in the not-for-profit field means they have first-hand knowledge of current issues affecting the sector and upcoming changes that may impact your organisation.