THIS EVENT IS FULL!
Registrants: see below for date, time, and location information.
Some of the pros at the law firm of Covington & Burling have joined with
the Netpreneur Program to offer you a free seminar on "Business Law for the
Netpreneur" to be held Monday, May 18, 6:00pm-9:00pm. The seminar will
feature a panel discussion to provide background on key legal concepts,
taking a netpreneurial focus and using netpreneurial examples whenever
appropriate. "Business Law for the Netpreneur" will also include an
extensive Q&A session to allow for interactive discussion.
||The seminar will be held at the offices of Covington & Burling,
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.,
Washington, D.C., 20004, in the 12th Floor
Click here for a map
||Monday, May 18, 1998, from 6 to 9 p.m.
|The individual topics were suggested and selected by members of
Talk-the-Talk, the Program's netpreneurs-only email discussion group. They
told us which issues they found the most pertinent or challenging based on
their own experiences. Topics to be covered include:
1) Forming the Start-Up: Basics of corporations, general and limited
partnerships, and limited liability companies; tax considerations; dealing
with restrictive agreements between founders and former employers; company
names and trademarks.
2) Agreements Between Founders: Shareholders' and Members' agreements
and other control arrangements, employment contracts for founders, and
assignment of intellectual property rights.
3) Compensation and Stock Incentives for Key Employees: Corporate and
tax aspects of stock options, stock appreciation rights, and phantom stock
4) Methods of Initial Financing: Contributions of founders, "angels,"
basics of bank
financing, and preparing for a venture capital transaction.