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 Recorded Webinar: Mergers, Collaborations and Strategic Alliances in the NFP Sector: When Teaming Up Makes Good Sense


26th February 2019

Duration:  approx. 1.5 hours

The NFP sector is increasingly looking at mergers, collaborations and strategic alliance as a way of increasing efficiency and ensuring future financial sustainability. However, they are not without their challenges.  This session looks at the circumstances where a merger or collaboration may be appropriate and what considerations the board should have. It includes:

  • Why merge? More resources, more funding and less costs?

  • Advantages and disadvantages of merging

  • What are the relevant considerations?

    • legal structure

    • aligning of purpose

    • tax considerations including DGR status, stamp duty, CGT and the new entity’s tax status

    • governance changes - amending the constitution and other relevant documentation post merger

    • the board

  • Collaborating and auspicing - what are they and when are they appropriate arrangements?

Recorded Webinars,Law - General,Recorded Webinar:  Mergers, Collaborations and Strategic Alliances in the NFP Sector: When Teaming Up Makes Good Sense

Nina Flewell-Smith, Director, Corney & Lind Lawyers, Brisbane

Nina’s areas of practice are corporate, commercial and not-for-profit/charity law. She also has experience in litigation and employment law.

Nina regularly advises on multi-faceted, high value commercial transactions and is focused on cutting through the complexity of her matters to the main issues, to achieve the best results for her clients. She listens well to her clients to understand both their commercial and personal needs, and provides them with direct and honest advice about the best course of action.

With extensive experience in the not-for-profit and charity sector, Nina also assists schools, churches, religious denominations, PBIs and other charities in many aspects of their operations – including establishment, mergers/acquisitions, governance, structuring and tax concessions.

Nina has served on multiple not-for-profit and charity boards during her time in the profession, including the board of a higher education institution. She is currently a council member of a large independent P-12 school on the Gold Coast.


This webinar is suitable for accountants and lawyers advising not for profits, and executives working for not for profits and charities – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

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 Price:  $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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