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2018 Law & Entrepreneurship Retreat

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hayes Conference Room (344)

Featuring:
Anat Alon-Beck, New York University School of Law
Shlomit Azgad-Tromer, Columbia Law School
J. Brad Bernthal, University of Colorado School of Law
Brian Broughman, Indiana University (Bloomington) Maurer School of Law
Michael Burstein, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Mirit Eyal-Cohen, The University of Alabama School of Law
Sofia Johan, York University, Schulich School of Business
Craig Parker, Entrepreneur in Residence, Maynard Cooper & Gale
Gregg Polsky, University of Georgia School of Law
Usha R. Rodrigues, University of Georgia School of Law
Jeff Thomas, Central Michigan University, College of Business Administration

8:00 – 8:45 am
Continental Breakfast and Introduction

8:45 – 11:00 am
Contracts, Norms, and Choices in Emerging Entrepreneurship
Explaining Choice-of-Entity Decisions by Silicon Valley Start-Ups
Gregg Polsky, University of Georgia School of Law
Commentator: Jeff Thomas

Unicorn Stock Options – A Golden Goose or Trojan Horse?
Anat Alon–Beck, New York University School of Law
Commentator: Shlomit Azgad-Tromer

Relational Contracting and Business Norms in Entrepreneurial Finance
Brian Broughman, Indiana University (Bloomington) Maurer School of Law
Commentator: Usha R. Rodrigues

11:00 – 11:15
Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45 pm
Incubator Session
Mirit Eyal-Cohen, The University of Alabama School of Law
Michael Burstein, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

11:45 – 1:00
Lunch Talk
Emerging Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area
Mr. Craig Parker, Entrepreneur in Residence at Maynard Copper & Gale, Birmingham, AL.

1:00-3:15pm
Innovation Finance, Blockchain, and Crypto Currency
Business Associations and the Blockchain
Usha R. Rodrigues, University of Georgia School of Law
Commentator: Sofia Johan

Crypto Securities: Offerings of Blockchain-based Assets
Shlomit Azgad-Tromer, Columbia Law School
Commentator: Michael Burstein

A New Typology of Entrepreneurial Financial Instruments
J. Brad Bernthal, University of Colorado School of Law
Commentator: Gregg Polsky

3:15 – 3:30
Coffee Break

3:30 – 5:00
Entrepreneurship and the Crowd

Equity Crowdfunding Portals Should Join an Enhance the Crowd by Providing Venture Formation Resources
Jeff Thomas, Central Michigan University College of Business Administration
Commentator: Brad Bernthal

Inequality, Entrepreneurship and Poverty Alleviation
Sofia Johan, York University Schulich School of Business
Commentator: Brian Broughman

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Venue

School of Law