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Casner & Edwards Attorney Peter I. Dunn to Chair MCLE's "Representing Micro Brewers" Program


Peter I. Dunn, a partner in Casner & Edwards’ Business & Corporate Group, will serve as chair at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) “Representing Micro Brewers” Program on February 1, 2017 from 2:00-5:00 p.m.

The MCLE program will focus on the business of craft brewing in Massachusetts, and how a multi-disciplinary team of advisors is essential to helping these businesses achieve their goals. Specifically, Mr. Dunn and fellow panelists will cover:
 
  • Introduction to the craft brewing business and overview of the industry
  • Regulations regarding the production, distribution and sale of craft brew products in Massachusetts—including those governing farmer-wineries, farmer-breweries, brew pubs and farmer distilleries—and an update on proposed regulatory changes
  • Organizing the business, formulas, trademarks, shareholder agreements, raising capital and unique structuring issues when fundraising for craft brew producers
  • Special issues in debt financing the craft brew business
  • Inside views from a craft brewer
Mr. Dunn works with family businesses, emerging companies and start-ups in a variety of industries He practices in the areas of corporate and securities law, commercial finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Peter counsels clients on a wide range of matters such as formation, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, employment matters, corporate governance, workouts, and restructurings. He often acts as outside general counsel for his clients, advising them on issues ranging from commercial sales terms, vendor contracts, lending, licensing and compliance.

MCLE is the Massachusetts legal community's premier provider of hands-on educational programs and reference materials. Its particular focus is applied law: practical, highly concrete training for attorneys in the essential elements of professional practice.
 
About Casner & Edwards, LLP
Casner & Edwards, LLP represents businesses, individuals and institutions across New England and around the world, providing the core legal services they need to succeed. Clients work directly with a team of expert attorneys, and can expect full attention, seasoned advice, top quality work, and good value. 

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