Law for Startups - Issues and Traps (Workshop)

Law for Startups - Issues and Traps (Workshop)

Thursday, 29 October 2015 13:30 - 15:00
Added by: Marina Atarova | Type: Training | Price: Free
Tickets available: 28 (100 total)
DREAMSTAKE ACADEMY is an education and mentorship program that provides early-stage startup teams with the knowledge, insights, tools and support to refine their ideas, develop a business model, scale and get funded.

Law for Startups - Issues and Traps

This workshop is aimed to increase the awareness of startup legal issues and traps. It will include a ‘legal audit’ section teaching entrepreneurs how to do a legal healthcheck; case studies (where things go wrong!); and  a Q&A workshop to discuss any issues attendees want to raise.

You will learn how to evaluate legal risks and run through all the legal aspects of running a startup, incl.:

- Choosing which type of corporate vehicle to use,
- Accounting and reporting obligations;
- Shareholders agreements and articles of association;
- Legal aspects of raising finance;
- How to protect intellectual property – the basics;
- Employees and contractors;
-How to protect your business from liability.


Course Leader:

Guy Wilmot (Partner – Russell Cooke LLP) has been a practicing lawyer for 10 years and specialises in advising entrepreneurs from start-up to exit.  Guy’s particular specialism’s include corporate affairs, commercial contracts and intellectual property with a particular focus on technology, e-commerce and IT.