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Protecting Your Business – Legal Lessons Learnt During COVID-19

Wednesday, July 08, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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This meetup is for all founders, executives and business stakeholders who would like some real-life and practical insights on lessons taken from the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown. We will cover themes such as contractual issues, employee issues, leases, founder agreements, debt recovery, investor agreements and other matters that were impacted by recent events, and what businesses and founders can do to be more resilient and stronger as we move post-crisis.


We will cover general contractual issues, employee issues, leases, founder agreements, debt recovery, investor agreements and other matters that were impacted by recent events

Practical takeaways:

Practical takeaways will be concrete and practical steps for a founder/business to incorporate in their legal documentation as well as strategic insight into how to better protect their business in times of stress.

About the speaker:

Arjun Ahluwalia. Early Stage Venture Lawyer. Argentum Law. Arjun is a New York-qualified attorney focusing on technology, investment, M&A, project finance and general commercial transactions, with over a decade of experience with leading firms including Shearman & Sterling, Allen & Overy and Latham & Watkins in New York, London, Paris and Dubai. His representative experience includes a strong focus on start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures across the technology, F&B and FMCG industries includes advising such ventures as Beam Wallet, DUBZ, Careem, Crayon, Deposit-Book, Yahoo!, Swich, Sugar Moo and Smartotels amongst others.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/arjunahluwalia/. Osman Aboubakr.

General Counsel. Argentum Law. Osman is a seasoned business adviser and results-oriented legal executive with over 13 years' experience as trusted corporate counsel in the Oil & Gas, Construction and Building Technologies sectors and in private practice. He has over a decade's worth of experience in the Middle East, of which five years were heading up regional in-house legal functions. Considerable international experience in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and North Africa gained with world-class organizations. Before founding Argentum Law, experience was gained with United Technologies Corporation (Legal Director, Middle East and Turkey), BP plc (Head of Legal, MENA), Carillion plc (Solicitor, MENA) and Osler, Hoskin &
Harcourt LLP. https://www.linkedin.com/in/osmanaboubakr/

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