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RTP Nov. Meeting

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Maggiano's Little Italy
8030 Renaissance Parkway
Suite 890
Durham, North Carolina  27713
United States
Contact: Sarah Caley

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Legal Issues for Startups

Join us for the final LES RTP Chapter Luncheon of the year!


Mikal B. Shaikh will discuss many of the most common legal issues that start-up companies face as they develop from the formation stage through an exit, including entity type and jurisdiction, founders’ equity arrangements, the Board of Directors structure, intellectual property arrangements, and raising capital.


Speaker: Mikal B. Shaikh
Mikal B. Shaikh is a partner at Smith Anderson. Mikal practices in the areas of corporate law, securities law,and mergers and acquisitions. Mikal regularly represents all sizes of companies, from start-up and growth companies through large public corporations, with a particular emphasis on helping companies raise the capital needed to grow. Prior to joining Smith Anderson in March 2008, he practiced corporate and securities law with the firm of Fried Frank in Washington, D.C. He has broad experience representing clients in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, corporate formations, corporate governance matters, compliance with securities laws and stock exchange rules, public company reporting, and internal and external corporate investigations.

November 15, 2016
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Maggiano's Little Italy
The Streets at SouthPoint
8030 Renaissance Pkwy, Suite 890
Durham, NC  27713

Early Registration
Through November 5:

LES Member: $35.00
Non-Member: $40.00 
After November 5:
LES Member: $40.00
Non-Member: $45.00 


Requests for ADA accommodations and special dietary needs should be submitted to the event contact listed above. 

By registering for this event, I permit LES and its chapters to use photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content.

Cancellations are non-refundable after Nov. 5.  Substitutions are accepted.  Contact Dana Whitley at (703) 234-4054 for assistance.



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