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Understand corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and statutory trusts – the similarities and differences among them, how they are used in the formation of businesses and why Delaware is the jurisdiction of choice.


Doneene Damon President & Director

Doneene Damon is the immediate past president of Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm. She previously served as co-chair of the firm’s Business Department and is chair of the Corporate Trust and Agency Services Group, focusing her practice on the use of Delaware and New York trusts in a wide range of commercial transactions, and represents banks and trust companies in connection with their trust and agency services under Delaware and New York law. In addition to her key roles in the firm and in various legal organizations, Doneene serves on numerous boards, including the Forum of Executive Women, the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, and the Delaware Business Roundtable. Last year alone Doneene was named among the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Diversity Leaders in Business, the News Journal’s Most Influential Delawareans, Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Lawyers, and a Women, Influence & Power in Law Managing Partner of the Year.

Marianne Dwight Strategic Business Advisor/Of Counsel

Strategic Business Advisor and innovative thinker producing solutions for entities both in the private and public sectors with more than 30 years experience in achieving positive business outcomes and value to organizations.

She advises investors, managers and others in the finance industry regarding best business practices with a particular focus on ESG. Partners with leaders in the industry including the Ceres group and ILPA to create a sustainable economy and support good financial practices, and advises companies relating to business development, fundraising efforts and buying or investing in portfolio companies.

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Starting a Business: Understanding and Choosing an Entity Type in Delaware

Thu, Sep 01 @ 12:00pm PT (1 hr)

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