Please join us for a presentation on how international startups can move to Silicon Valley.
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Silicon Valley contains the greatest concentration of wealth in the world, housing companies representing trillions of dollars of market capitalization on a short stretch of land between San Francisco & San Jose, California.
Companies from around the world come to Silicon Valley for access to markets, financing & talent. Many of the most successful companies have started in other countries & moved to Silicon Valley.
Please join us for a presentation on how international startups can move to Silicon Valley. The speakers will discuss the legal, business & practical aspects of moving your company, funding your startup & tips on how to comply with legal, tax & regulatory requirements.
The presentation will cover:
1) How to make your company fundable to venture capitalists
2) How to protect you foreign intellectual property
3) The importance of limiting your potential liability
4) Complying with federal immigration & California's byzantine employment law rules
5) Attracting & incentivizing employees
6) Raising money in general in Silicon Valley
And much more!
Please come with your questions, comments & scenarios.
About the Speakers
Roger Royse is a partner in the Palo Alto office of Haynes & Boone, LLP & practices in the areas of corporate & securities law, domestic & international tax, mergers & acquisitions, & fund formation. He works with companies ranging from newly formed tech startups to publicly traded multinationals in a variety of industries. Roger has been an instructor or professor of legal, tax & business topics for the Center for International Studies (Salzburg, Austria), Golden Gate University School of Law & Stanford Continuing Studies & is a frequent speaker, writer, radio guest, blogger & panelist for bar associations, CPA organizations, & business groups. Roger is a Northern California Super Lawyer, is AV Peer-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, & has a Superb rating from Avvo..
Roger is the author of Dead on Arrival: How to Avoid the Legal Mistakes That Could Kill Your Startup & has been interviewed & quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fox Business, Chicago Tribune, Associated Press, Tax Notes Magazine, Nikkei Asian Review, China Daily, San Francisco Chronicle, Reuters, The Recorder, 7X7, Business Insurance & Fast Company.
Roger can be reached at:
Virginia Slutu is a licensed attorney in California & France (Barreau de Paris). She advises startups & investors on a wide range of corporate matters covering startup formation, fund formation, funding, & corporate maintenance. She also focuses on transactional matters, strategic alliances, & commercial agreements. She has performed legal work on more than $1 billion worth of contracts.
Moreover, she advises clients on US & European regulatory compliance matters & corporate legal strategy.
Virginia has distinctive international background & experience, & is particularly versed in advising international clients. Prior to joining Haynes & Boone, Virginia was an attorney with Royse Law Firm. She received law degrees from top law schools in France, Australia, & the U.S.
She regularly speaks about startup formation, funding, & trends in Silicon Valley.
Virginia can be reached at:
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