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    10.25.17 Profs. Brakman Reiser and Dean's Book Launch: Social Enterprise Law
    Social Enterprise Law

    Wednesday, October 25
    6 to 8 p.m.

    Brooklyn Law School
    Subotnick Center
    250 Joralemon Street
    Brooklyn, NY
    Reception to follow

    Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets
    A Discussion with Authors Dana Brakman Reiser, Professor of Law and Steven A. Dean, Vice Dean and Professor of Law

    About the Book
    Social enterprises are hybrid organizations, producing goods and services that generate wealth and enhance people’s welfare. Because they are a recent phenomenon and share attributes of both profit-generating firms and non-profit endeavors, legal regimes have yet to catch up to and encourage the twin goals of profit and social purpose. In Social Enterprise Law, Dana Brakman Reiser and Steven A. Dean present a series of audacious legal technologies designed to unleash the full potential of social enterprise. Detailing tools as diverse as innovative financial instruments, novel tax regimes, and creative succession planning, this book offers new insights on how the law can help entrepreneurs and investors find and trust each other, and together realize the promise of a marriage of markets and mission.

    Professors Brakman Reiser and Dean will be joined by David Porzio '06, COO and Co-Founder, Translator and Ben Rader, General Counsel, Goldman Sachs Foundation.

    About the Authors
    Dana Brakman Reiser, Professor of Law, has been teaching and writing about social enterprise and nonprofit law as a member of the Brooklyn Law School faculty since 2001. She was an Associate Reporter for the American Law Institute's Principles of the Law of Nonprofit Organizations and is a graduate of Harvard Law School.

    Steven A. Dean, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, joined the faculty at Brooklyn Law School after practicing transactional law at two global law firms. He is a co-author of the book Federal Taxation of Corporations and Corporate Transactions and is a graduate of Yale Law School. 

    RSVP before Monday, October 23:

    Copies of Social Enterprise Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) will be available for purchase.

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