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Legal Land Mines: What to Know When Starting Your Startup

  • Mar 11, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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Learn how to avoid the most common costly mistakes when starting your company from Mick Bain and Janene Asgeirsson, two experts on start-up law from WilmerHale. If you misstep early, it could cost you BIG later, making it more challenging or even impossible to build a successful business.

Did you know you can be liable for 3x a person’s wages for failure to pay? This class will give you knowledge to save you from so many lethal mistakes. Having worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-ups, Mick and Janene will cover topics like:

Founders' equity
Employee compensation & options
Raising Capital: do’s and don’ts
Independent contractors & interns
Avoiding personal liability
Legal entity: choosing the best type for your business

The class will end with an open Q&A with Mick & Janene; come get the answers to your burning startup legal questions! Don’t make your life harder than it has to be - come learn the fundamentals and save yourself headaches, money and wasted effort down the line.

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  • Sathya K.

    Is there a session today ( Feb 28, 2014 ) as well ?

    February 28, 2014

    • Aaron L.

      Hi Sathya, There isn't a session today - the next one will be March 11th.

      February 28, 2014

  • Gabrielle Savage D.

    Will you cover exit strategy?

    February 24, 2014

  • Ana C.

    Can't wait!

    February 23, 2014

  • Rick C.

    This is a great topic.

    1 · January 28, 2014

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