4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, California 94306

Forming a start-up is a challenging yet rewarding task. This four part series is intended to assist and guide entrepreneurs through the initial steps of forming their own company through the sale of the company or its IPO.

Topic: Formation of a Company
Issues discussed:

* Leaving your prior employer without getting sued
* Legal entity selection
* Protecting intellectual property on a start-ups budget
* Forming a Board of Directors and Advisory Board

James C. Chapman, Partner, NixonPeabody, LLP
Mr. Chapman has focused on securities law, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and international business transactions for the past twenty years. Jim has been involved in over 175 mergers, acquisitions, and financing transactions. These transactions have included public offerings, private placements, debt financings, venture capital transactions, stock sales, asset sales, mergers, reorganizations, and recapitalizations.
Mr. Chapman holds a J.D. and a M.B.A. from Santa Clara University, and B.A. from Catholic University of America.
Practice Areas: Corporate Transactions, Venture & Emerging Growth, International
Securities, Technology, Cleantech
Contact: [email protected]

Panelist: partners from NixonPeabody
Date: March 6, 2008
Time: 6pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Crown Plaza Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Price: paid-member free, non-member $10, on-site registration $20 for both members and non-members
Number: first 60 registrants will be accepted
Registration http://www.scea.org/events/2007-08/Mar0608/

Official Website: http://www.scea.org/events/2007-08/Mar0608/

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