Date: 6th June 2018
Time: 09:00 - 13:30
Law Society of Scotland
144 Morrison Street
3.5 hours verifiable CPD
Information, innovation, investment
Interested in clients who look to disrupt and shake up established business practices?
Revolutionary tech and start-up businesses face the common issues affecting the growth of a developing SME, combined with significant additional hurdles. From complex issues in cross border regulatory landscapes, competition, company structures and intellectual property including the data that drives their business, there are many challenges to navigate.
What are the evolving regulatory issues that matter to new data-enabled companies?
We will explore the new era of legal and commercial issues vital to supporting and working with innovative industries and early stage technology companies as a Scottish lawyer in 2018.
Join ground-breaking companies, such as astronautics and earth observation company – Astrosat to gain practical perspectives and hear expert legal speakers on their technical experiences.
- Identify how to better support existing and potential forward-thinking clients
- Distinguish core risks and opportunities to businesses at each stage of growth
- Explore the impact new companies and their technologies have on contractual commercial matters, corporate, IP, and aspects of competition law
- Ensure you are equipped with valuable knowledge on the latest legislative initiatives in trade secrets, open banking and intellectual property
This client focused seminar will suit all types of corporate and commercial lawyers, both in-house and in private practice, and competitive non-specialists with a keen interest in advising the new generation of emerging companies and clients in Scotland.