Cybersecurity is an issue that should be top-of-mind for all companies. But there are three misconceptions about cybersecurity that can put companies at significant risk. In this video, Foley Partner Michael Overly discusses these misconceptions and how companies should change their views of and approaches to cybersecurity.
Many first-time entrepreneurs have never participated in a formal board meeting. After an initial round of financing, regular board meetings become a reality. Preparing for board meetings can be time consuming and daunting. But with the right planning, board meetings can be invaluable.
The fundraising process requires countless hours to develop and refine an investor pitch. While the majority of that time will be focused on how to find and raise money from the best investors on the best terms, it is critical to remember that there are limits to what can be said and done under applicable securities laws. Failure to comply with securities laws can be a trap for the unwary – with potential consequences that include the right of an investor to ask for his or her money back. While the laws are complex, understanding a few basic concepts can go a long way.
In our last post “Coming to America Part I,” we discussed why emerging companies would choose enter the US market to do business. In this post, we will discuss the many interrelated legal and cultural factors non-US companies must consider in order to establish a successful US presence.
As of late, many emerging companies have decided to enter the U.S. market. While international expansion is an important Ubusiness milestone, there are multiple legal and cultural considerations companies must reflect on. In this two part series, we will discuss why companies choose to come to the United States to do business and what companies need in order to do business in the United States.