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Startup Series – II – Building Your Company

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING COMPANY FOR STARTUPS In the first article of our startup series, we have mentioned crowdfunding, which is a contemporary and interesting topic, and dwelled on the conditions of using crowdfunding as an alternative financing source in your company. For the second article of our series, we want to turn our course back a little bit, to the period when your ideas and your startup are slowly maturing. One of the most important questions in mind during the initial period when there is no legal entity yet when there is just you and perhaps your partner, your opinion and effort are undoubtedly “Will we establish a company?”

Why now is the time for a first-class outsourced switchboard

Where others see obstacles, let us see opportunities. Now we are starting to move back into our offices, we’re all looking for ways to make improvements and savings. Especially with additional measures in place to receive staff and visitors. Here is how outsourcing your switchboard can greatly improve your front of house team. And ultimately, your firm’s operations.

Employers should prepare for long-term changes to the world of work

There are of course many negatives arising from the crisis presented by COVID-19. However, there could be real benefits for businesses and their staff if we take some of the opportunities that have been presented and do not just look to revert to the old ways of doing things.



Latham’s new chair guides firm to $3.4bn revenue high

Just over six months into his new role as chair of the firm, Richard Trobman has rounded off a strong set of financial results for Latham & Watkins with double-digit revenue growth for 2018. Trobman took on the firm’s top job last summer following the departure from the role of Bill Voge, who was forced […]

Weil Gotshal & Manges

Weil Gotshal rejuvenates banking team with Ashurst hire

Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired a new banking and finance partner from Ashurst to strengthen its City offering. Paul Stewart is to join the US firm from Ashurst’s banking practice. His work is mostly focused on domestic and international transactions, and he has particular expertise in leveraged acquisition finance, syndicated corporate debt and debt […]

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