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Innovation Academy: Legal Essentials

  • Imperial White City Incubator 80 Wood Ln, Shepherd's Bush, London W12 0BZ Wood Lane London United Kingdom (map)

Innovation Academy: Legal Essentials  provides an overview of the key legal documents and concepts that are essential in forming a startup company.

Why attend?

  • Understand the legal foundations of founding a company

  • Hear advice from experienced company founders on what to do and what not to do when considering legal agreement

  • Meet potential mentors and business partners

  • Network with like-minded Imperial peers

  • See worked examples that will help you get to grips with key legal documents

Topics covered

Pre-formation
  • Understand the legal foundations of founding a company

  • Case studies on pitfalls

  • Founders contracts – dispute resolution between founders

  • How to choose a lawyer

  • How to efficiently work with a lawyer

  • Formation and investment documents

  • Explanations of licences from Universities, Articles, IA, NED letters, etc

Post-formation
  • Directors duties

  • Filing requirements

  • Board minutes

  • Explanation of term sheets

  • Distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements etc

Presenters

There will be a variety of guest speakers and presentations from solicitors, entrepreneurs and innovation ecosystem experts.

Registration

Please note that by registering through this page you are simply registering your interest in attending. We will contact you via email to confirm your plans for attendance in the two weeks before the event takes place.

Registration

Please click here to register for the event

About the Innovation Academy

The Innovation Academy was launched to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Imperial College London. The Innovation Academy provides a series of 8 business modules focused on the fundamental knowledge you need to build, grow and exit a spinout company.

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