“Restrictive Covenants” is a term used to describe provisions in an agreement that purport to restrict an employee from doing certain things after she leaves the company. Learn more about enforceability and how to spot potential issues with prospective employees.
While convertible notes in Southeast Asia and India do feature many of the common U.S. terms such as conversion caps and conversion discounts, this article focuses on the additional terms that are sometimes seen in Southeast Asia and India.
A serious buyer for your company is likely to present you with heads of terms (also known as a letter of intent, memoranda of understanding or term sheet) covering the basic terms on which it proposes to buy your company.
Companies seeking to avoid employment disputes and to secure intellectual property rights to their employees’ inventions should make sure that all employees have signed confidentiality and inventions assignment agreements.
Control is a critical component of every venture capital deal. It can be used to dictate desired outcomes or, through “negative controls,” to block undesired outcomes. Negative controls can give the venture investor the right to unilaterally block a variety of corporate actions.
Early-stage companies frequently overlook many fundamental legal needs and issues surrounding the onboarding of service providers. Here are a few considerations for early-stage companies as they engage workers, and tips to avoid pitfalls that could lead to significant liability.
Borrowing money is less dilutive than raising money with your equity, and, with the right relationships and precautions, might be a better option.
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