ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
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.
This workshop is featured in the Business 202 series.
Incorporation & Employment Law
Registering your business with the state comes with benefits and responsibilities. The process begins by researching the availability of your intended trade or service name, both statewide and federally. Find out how to select the right form of business entity for your business. Next, learn how to form an operating agreement with co-founders, and what’s necessary to open a business checking account. Finally, Learn the differences between independent contractors, and employees so you can start growing your business and building a team.
Scaling is impossible if you do not properly manage your companies’ intellectual property. Patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets are all forms of company property that need legal protection. Learn how to analyze the value and protectability of all potential intellectual property.
The financing of companies can be complicated if it is your first time. Companies can finance operations through debt or equity. Both methods of finance have their benefits and risks. Learn how to negotiate financing terms. Learn the key terms that are often evaluated and negotiated when receiving financing from a venture capital fund. Learn how to set aside stock options for employees through employee stock options, incentive stock options, and more.
The rules governing business transactions have been established by both customs and laws. Every sale or service is a contract performed. Learn the rules governing contracts. Learn the most important provisions to watch in the contracts you review. Learn how to analyze the most common contracts for every business.
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10/23/2018 - 11/13/2018
5:45pm - 7:45pm
900 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96815
Support for our workshops comes from the Economic Development administration, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of Hawaii, XLR8UH, and Sultan Ventures.