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Legal Workshop

Thursday, March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm • Organized By Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Online Event


Jordan Elliot, an Associate at Husch Blackwell, will help attendees explore the options and process of incorporation. The workshop will cover:

  • The types of business entities, and factors that might cause a founder to choose one type of entity over another.
  • How to select a jurisdiction in which to form an entity
  • The internal negotiations that should occur amongst founders to appropriately constitute the entity and establish each founder’s relationship between themselves and the entity.
  • The nuts and bolt of the formation process