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Monday, May 6
 

1:00pm

Starting a Small Business: Legal Considerations
Considerations for Launching Your Business: an overview of the full range of primary legal considerations to address before or soon after launching your small business, including the benefits of limited liability entities, flexibility and benefits available for written contracts/agreements, legal issues that arise when doing business online, staffing liability and legal options (an overview), and more.

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Co-sponsorship Authorization #19-0912-17. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Noah Brod, noah.brod@sba.gov.


Speakers
avatar for Taimur Case

Taimur Case

Associate & Corporate Attorney, Fenwick and West LLP & Start Small, Think Big
Taimur Case focuses his practice on a broad variety of corporate matters to support clients in the high technology and life sciences industries.During law school, Taimur was Co-President of the Law Students of African Descent (BLSA) and a member of the Berkeley Law Board of Advocates... Read More →
avatar for Ora Grinberg

Ora Grinberg

Associate & Tax Attorney, Fenwick and West LLP & Start Small, Think Big
Ora Grinberg focuses her practice on U.S. corporate and international taxation. She represents clients in tax planning and tax controversy matters, with an emphasis on international tax planning, cross-border and domestic mergers, and acquisitions and restructurings. Her clients come... Read More →


Monday May 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
SBA Entrepreneurship Center 455 Market Street, 6th Floor
 
Thursday, May 9
 

8:30am

How to Understand and Approach a Commercial Lease
A practical approach to understanding your commercial lease. Questions all business owners should ask prior to signing their lease.

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Co-sponsorship Authorization #19-0912-17. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Noah Brod, noah.brod@sba.gov.


Speakers
avatar for Joseph A. Lepera

Joseph A. Lepera

Joseph A. Lepera is a San Francisco-based attorney specializing in real estate, business and employment litigation for the past 18 years. He is also a licensed General Contractor


Thursday May 9, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
SBA Entrepreneurship Center 455 Market Street, 6th Floor

12:00pm

Understanding Contracts
Understanding Contracts, including discussions of tendering a contract; understanding commonly-included boilerplate language; the responsibilities, roles, and obligations of the parties; suggestions for successful management of contracts; extensions of time; negotiation techniques; how to understand and use non-compete and non-disclosure clauses; and contract enforcement.

Location: SF LGBT Center

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Speakers
avatar for Dani Glazer

Dani Glazer

Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Dani Glazer is an associate in the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where her practice focuses on the formation and financing of start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities laws, and other areas of corporate law. She has advised and guided... Read More →


Thursday May 9, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm
SF LGBT Center 1800 Market Street