August 08, 2013

The Legal ABCs of Starting or Acquiring a Business

The National Association of Asian American Professionals

This workshop will be aimed at providing practical legal guidance to entrepreneurs, investors and business owners looking to start or acquire a small or medium sized business. 

This workshop will include four short presentations:

  • Shareholder, Partnership and Joint Venture Agreements: The main terms, considerations, and risks.
  • Financing a Startup or Acquisition: The different sources of funding a business – including debt, equity, and crowdfunding – and the pros and cons of each.
  • Intellectual Property: Copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets – what they do (and don’t do) and how much they cost.
  • Employment Laws: The basic requirements of the law, and practical considerations when negotiating the employment terms.

The workshop will conclude with a moderated panel discussion open to questions from the floo