April 15, 2016 | Bhive Workspace, HSR Layout, Bangalore
The workshop was conducted by Ms. Vidyut Bedekar. She is Practice Head at TLA (Investments, General Corporate and Commercial) Start-ups and Transactional IP.
The workshop was mainly focused on the following topics:
- Structuring the business – choosing the right type of entity and other related matters.
- Basic legal compliances under Company, Labour, Tax, Information Technology and Intellectual Property laws.
- Basic contracts/documents required for your business.
She explained all sorts of documents that establish the startup as a corporation, one time & ongoing compliance. She touched upon and explained the various legal and other documents required to be signed by founders, discussed corporate governance & explained the responsibilities as a director along with documents like founder pre-nuptials etc.
Ms. Bedekar believes that focus on corporate governance and best practices of compliance are the foundations of a successful business and a critical criteria of fund raise. And we totally agree !