Top 10 Legal Mistakes Start-ups Make

Do you know what the most common legal mistakes a start-up makes are?  Some of those mistakes you may be able to rectify, but many will result in your start-up being dead-on-arrival when you go looking for financing or acquisition opportunities.  Find out how to avoid these mistakes as we address the following legal areas:

  • Corporate
  • Securities
  • Tax
  • Employment
  • Technology

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Roger Royse, Founder & Attorney, Royse Law Firm

Author of the recently published, Dead on Arrival: How to Avoid the Legal Mistakes That Could Kill Your Startup, Roger Royse, is the founder of Royse Law Firm, PC, a business and tax law firm with offices in Northern and Southern California (www.rroyselaw.com).  Roger practices in the areas of corporate and securities law, domestic and international tax, mergers and acquisitions, and fund formation.  His clients include emerging and middle-market companies and high net worth individuals.  Roger has represented companies in a variety of industries, including clean tech, internet, life sciences, entertainment and new media, sports, real estate, retail and mobile devices and applications.

About ASL Emerging Business Group: Best Practice Series

Abbott, Stringham, & Lynch (ASL)  Emerging Business Best Practice Series consists of lunchtime seminars that address ideas and facilitate discussions around financing, operations, building a team, and other areas essential to the success of emerging businesses.

ASL established the Emerging Business Group to help start-up and growth companies.  The Emerging Business Group provides a knowledge resource center of best practices for emerging businesses to streamline systems and operations, reduce regulatory risk, market themselves effectively, and free up entrepreneurs to focus on the business at hand.

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