Executing a Flip Transaction: Bringing a Foreign Startup Into the U.S. Investment Market
Drafting Shareholder Agreements, Transferring Contracts, IP and Tax Concerns
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss how to structure a "flip" transaction, in which shares of a foreign entity (typically a startup) are exchanged with a U.S. entity to enter the U.S. investment market. The panel will discuss the pros and cons of flip transactions, upfront tax, IP and contractual concerns, and how they are structured and documented. The panel will also discuss immigration issues that will need to be resolved for personnel relocating to the U.S.
- Advantages for foreign startups of establishing a corporate presence in the U.S.
- Tax issues to consider
- Contractual limitations
- Intellectual property concerns
- Immigration issues
- Structuring and documenting the transaction
The panel will review these and other essential matters:
- What are the advantages for foreign startups in establishing a corporate presence in the U.S.?
- What are the key tax considerations, contractual limitations, immigration, and IP issues?
- What are best practices for structuring and documenting the transaction?
Alcorn Immigration Law
Ms. Alcorn is a top 10 California immigration attorney, entrepreneur, and thought leader. She founded Alcorn... | Read More
Ms. Alcorn is a top 10 California immigration attorney, entrepreneur, and thought leader. She founded Alcorn Immigration Law, lauded the Top Immigration Law Firm For Startups In California. Ms. Alcorn authors TechCrunch’s advice column “Dear Sophie” and hosts the podcast Immigration Law for Tech Startups. Global entrepreneurs, investors, marginalized groups, and even countries frequently seek her counsel on immigration, mobility, and economic policy. Ms. Alcorn’s mission is to help people harness their strengths, follow their hearts, find direction in their goals, and live their dreams in the U.S.Close
Lindsey S. Mignano
Smith Shapourian Mignano
Ms. Mignano represents emerging and small businesses in the Bay Area. She provides businesses with counseling and... | Read More
Ms. Mignano represents emerging and small businesses in the Bay Area. She provides businesses with counseling and transactional services, including business formation and expansion into U.S. markets, contract drafting and negotiation, and financing matters. Prior to launching Smith Shapourian Mignano PC, Ms. Mignano practiced law in the San Francisco office of an international law firm.Close