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Corporate Law 101 with Aird & Berlis
March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Everything Startups and Scaleups Need to Know About Corporate Law!
You’ve worked hard to get your company to where it is. Make sure you have a solid legal foundation in place to raise capital, protect your intellectual property, and gain credibility. Join Graham Topa, a corporate lawyer at Aird & Berlis and Director of the firm’s Startups & Emerging Companies Group, as he discusses the legal and business challenges faced by startups and scaleups, and how to overcome these in order to take your business to the next level.
Graham will provide you with valuable tips and insight as he discusses:
- business structures;
- incorporation and corporate organization;
- intellectual property ownership;
- confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements;
- debt and equity financings; and
- shareholder agreements.
Graham Topa, Aird & Berlis LLP
Graham is a corporate lawyer at Aird & Berlis. As a Director of the firm’s Startups & Emerging Companies Group, he is committed to helping clients navigate the legal and business challenges, and build the solid foundation that is required to develop, grow and expand their business. Graham is also a member of the firm’s Capital Markets and Venture Finance Groups, where he acts as counsel to venture capital funds, banks and other institutional investors with respect to venture capital, secured lending, senior and subordinated/mezzanine financings and asset and share sale transactions.