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(G) Legal Landmines for Startups

October 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Interested in starting your own business one day?

Learn how to avoid the most common costly mistakes when starting your company from WilmerHale Partners Gary Schall and Adam Freiman at this workshop on October 25.

Early missteps can cost you big later, making it more challenging or even impossible to build a successful business. This session will give you the basic knowledge you will need to help avoid costly legal landmines. Having worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and startups, our legal advisors from WilmerHale will cover topics such as:

*Legal entity: choosing the best type for your business
*Founders’ equity
*Protecting your IP

About the Speakers:

Gary Schall, a partner in WilmerHale’s New York office, helps entrepreneurs and emerging companies navigate the many legal issues they face, from formation to equity and note financings through exit events. He also represents venture capital funds in their investments in startups and high-growth companies. He provides valuable advice and counsel to many technology-based clients that span a broad range of industries, including e-commerce, mobile technologies, hardware, software, telecommunications and life sciences.

Adam Freiman is a leading corporate lawyer with a deep understanding of the emerging company ecosystem and technology market in New York. His knowledge and ability to serve the vast needs of today’s most innovative companies, including those in the technology, healthcare and media industries, is backed by his 20 years of experience in handling the complex business transactions and legal issues they face. He offers solutions-focused, strategic advice and an indispensable business perspective that is critical to clients’ success.

This event is presented by the Fordham Entrepreneur Law Society and cosponsored by Fordham Finance Society.

Please REGISTER using the website below.

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Skadden Conference Center
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023 United States


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