November 16, 2010 Breakfast Meeting
Legal Tools and Strategies for Maximizing Value and Minimizing Risk in Your Management Consulting Practice
Many management consultants can successfully operate their business for years without worrying or even thinking about legal issues that may be impacting their business.
But what you don't know about the law can still find a way to hurt you. Adam Rose, corporate attorney at Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt, will open your eyes to a wide variety of legal issues that may have a direct bearing on the success or failure of your consulting business--or which may be expensive to fix.
Mr. Rose will give us an introduction into a number of key legal issues faced by all small businesses, and will specifically focus on how they are likely to impact a consulting business.
Come prepared to learn…
· How to choose an appropriate type of entity for your consulting business
· How to protect the intellectual property within your consulting business that you have worked so hard to create
· When contractual boilerplate provisions can be dangerous
· When a handshake is just as good as a written contract
· How to sign a contract that you can get out of 24 hours later if you don't like it
Adam Rose handles a wide variety of corporate and business matters: business transition and succession planning; joint venture relationships; mergers and acquisitions; venture capital transactions; private placements; corporate governance; securities law compliance; fiduciary duty advising; and general business advising. He joined Schwabe as a shareholder in the Corporate Group in 2007.
Mr. Rose is the leader of Schwabe's Business Transitions Group– a multidisciplinary team of attorneys who systematically assist clients in maximizing, capturing, and keeping the illiquid wealth that has been created in their closely held businesses.
In 2008, Mr. Rose was named a "Rising Star" by Law & Politics magazine, a distinction that recognizes outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.