For anyone who wants to protect their business assets, this course will teach you how to manage your legal risk regardless of where your business is in the startup life cycle. Learn to navigate the jungle of business regulations (state, federal, trade organization, and international) and avoid expensive lawsuits. You’ll get the latest, must-have info on Incorporation & Governance, Employment Law, Financing, Intellectual Property, and Business Transactions. Learn more about the legal environment affecting every business and navigate legal risk like a pro.

Business Law

Business Law

Learn The Legal Game

ABOUT CLASS SERIES

For anyone who wants to protect their business assets, this course will teach you how to manage your legal risk like a pro regardless of where your business is in the startup life cycle. Gain insight into key legal issues affecting every business and learn to navigate the jungle of business regulations (state, federal, trade organization, and international) and avoid expensive lawsuits. You’ll get the latest, must-have info on Incorporation & Governance, Employment Law, Financing, Intellectual Property, and Business Transactions.

About the Class Series

For anyone who wants to protect their business assets, this course will teach you how to manage your legal risk like a pro regardless of where your business is in the startup life cycle. Gain insight into key legal issues affecting every business and learn to navigate the jungle of business regulations (state, federal, trade organization, and international) and avoid expensive lawsuits. You’ll get the latest, must-have info on Incorporation & Governance, Employment Law, Financing, Intellectual Property, and Business Transactions.

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Incorporation & Employment

Get Official From The Start

Getting started doesn’t have to be difficult when you understand the essential steps to incorporating and staffing your business. From business naming and registration to selecting the right form of business entity, we’ll walk you through the first stages of becoming official. Next, learn how to form an operating agreement with co-founders, and what’s necessary to open a business checking account. Finally, learn the difference between independent contractors and employees so you can start building a team.

Intellectual Property

Protect Your Secret Sauce

Your most valuable business asset may just be your intellectual property. Patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets are all forms of company property that need proper legal protection, and failing to explore the vast world of IP can leave your business vulnerable. In this course, we simplify this complex subject and teach you how to analyze the value and protectability of all your potential intellectual property.

Investment Terms

Make Sense of Business Dollars

Financing a business can be complicated if it’s your first time raising funds. You’ll get an overview of debt and equity financing options along with their benefits and risks. We’ll also teach you how to negotiate financing terms and which key terms are often evaluated and negotiated when receiving venture capital funding. Plus, learn how to set aside employee stock options, incentive stock options, and more.

Incorporation & Employment

Get Official From The Start

Getting started doesn’t have to be difficult when you understand the essential steps to incorporating and staffing your business. From business naming and registration to selecting the right form of business entity, we’ll walk you through the first stages of becoming official. Next, learn how to form an operating agreement with co-founders, and what’s necessary to open a business checking account. Finally, learn the difference between independent contractors and employees so you can start building a team.

Intellectual Property

Protect Your Secret Sauce

Your most valuable business asset may just be your intellectual property. Patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets are all forms of company property that need proper legal protection, and failing to explore the vast world of IP can leave your business vulnerable. In this course, we simplify this complex subject and teach you how to analyze the value and protectability of all your potential intellectual property.

Investment Terms

Make Sense of Business Dollars

Financing a business can be complicated if it’s your first time raising funds. You’ll get an overview of debt and equity financing options along with their benefits and risks. We’ll also teach you how to negotiate financing terms and which key terms are often evaluated and negotiated when receiving venture capital funding. Plus, learn how to set aside employee stock options, incentive stock options, and more.

Instructor(s)

Zach DiIonno

Zach handles a broad range of areas from business entity formation to assisting small businesses maximize outcomes while minimizing expenses

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Gregory Kim

Lecturer in Law, Richardson School of LawGregory Kim has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate and securities attorney representing

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William Meyer

Principle, Settle Meyer Bill began practicing business law in Hawai`i in 1979. His practice emphasizes intellectual property law (including copyright,

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Past Instructor(s)

Natalie Banach

Natalie understands the importance of having a trusted legal advisor and focuses her transactional practice on providing practical, responsive and

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Michael Korniczky

CEO,  South Pacific Link, LLCMichael Korniczky is the CEO of South Pacific Link, LLC, which owns the rights to the new Hawaiki

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Jordan Odo

Associate Counsel,  American Savings BankCounseled executives, managers, and human resources professionals on labor and employment law. Advised companies on business

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“I’m grateful for the years of expertise brought together for this course. It was helpful to sit in person with other entrepreneurs, learning from expert lawyers who are clearly passionate about assisting new businesses.”

Amy

Workshop Location

Halau ‘Inana

2438 South Beretania Street

Honolulu, HI 96826