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BREAKFAST CLUB: START ME UP II (THE LAW)
Tuesday, April 9 2013
7:00–7:00 pm
Past Event
Tuesday, April 9 2013
7:00–7:00 pm

BREAKFAST CLUB: START ME UP II (THE LAW)

Tuesday, April 9 2013
7:00–7:00 pm

BREAKFAST CLUB: START ME UP II (THE LAW)

Going out on your own is an exciting and liberating experience; anything is possible! But that list of possibilities can also include the potential downside of owning and operating your own business. Those risks can be scary and the law overwhelming.

Enter Christopher Travis, Esq, to shed light on the legal aspects of a start up design business. Topics to be discussed will include legal structures, contracts and agreement generation, protection from lawsuits and agreements with employees and independent contractors. After this second installment of “start me up!”, you’ll have the initial knowledge you’ll need to get started.

Christopher Travis, Esq. graduated magna cum laude from Binghamton University, where he was named to Phi Beta Kappa, and earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law. Mr. Travis is a member of the New York bar and has a varied practice focusing on securities, corporate, real estate and general commercial litigation matters. Mr. Travis also represents film and television talent in studio and network negotiations. In the securities area, he has represented large and mid-size securities firms and hedge funds in numerous arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and in State and Federal Court litigation. Of recent note, Mr. Travis represented a major party in the Bernard Madoff investment fraud litigation. In the corporate and real estate context, Mr. Travis provides general counsel and litigation representation to various securities and real estate firms and has represented numerous corporations in acquisition and financing transactions.

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SVA Branding Studio 132 West 21st Street


(between 6 and 7th Ave) - 11th Fl
New York, NY 10011

SVA Branding Studio 132 West 21st Street


(between 6 and 7th Ave) - 11th Fl
New York, NY 10011