Legal and Funding Issues for Successful Startups, December 2

On December 2, 2018, in Shenzhen, Peking University School of Transnational Law (“STL”) will be partnering with the University of California, Berkeley School of Law’s acclaimed Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (“BCLT”) to present a major educational program for Greater Bay Area entrepreneurs, startups, financial institutions and others on, “Legal and Funding Issues for Successful Startups.”

Date & Time:  December 2 (Sunday), 9:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m.

Venue:  HSBC Business School Auditorium, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, University Town, Shenzhen, China

9:00 to 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Philip McConnaughay, Dean and Professor, Peking University School of Transnational Law
Wu Yundong, Chancellor, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, Professor, School of Chemical Biology
Erwin Chemerinsky, Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
9:15 to 10:30 a.m. Session I:  Entity Formation and Early Financing
Adam Sterling, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Business, former startup and venture capital attorney, Gunderson Dettmer moderator and overview
David Thomas, Vice President of Industry Research & Analysis, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
LIN Lin, Assistant Professor of Law and Finance, National University Singapore, venture capital, private equity and crowd-sourced funding in China/Asia
LIU Fang, Partner, Broad & Bright, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Featured Speaker: Dr. Shan Lu, VC
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Session II:  Regulatory and Trade Issues
Mark Cohen, Senior Fellow and Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, former Senior Advisor for China, US Patent and Trademark Office, moderator and overview
LIU Ting, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Session III:  Advanced Financing and Related Issues
Sang Yop Kang, Professor of Law, Peking University School of Transnational Law, moderator
Adam Sterling, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Business, former startup and venture capital attorney, Gunderson Dettmer, overview
Sang Yop Kang, Peking University School of Transnational Law, control issues
LING Tong, Lawyer, FangDa, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
2:30 to 3:00 p.m. Featured Speaker: DONG Shaoling, CEO, Zhongbei Mingyi Tech, Shenzhen IT startup, products include “RabbitPre” application generator with 8 million corporate users including Alibaba and China Mobile, Dong Shaoling named Forbes “Top 30 Under 30,” 2017
3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Session IV:  Protecting the “Big Idea”
Robert Merges, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosata Professor of Law, Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, moderator and overview
K Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences IP Investment Company
Jeff Cao, Tencent, China perspective
LI Binxin, Partner, Baker McKenzie/Fenxun, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Session V:  Employee Issues
Robert Merges, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosata Professor of Law, Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, moderator and overview
HONG Yan, Partner, Lingtin Law, China perspective
ZHU Shaobin, Partner, Morgan Lewis, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
5:45 to 6:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Simultaneous English and Chinese translation will be provided.  To register, please visit here: https://jinshuju.net/f/x8yVvB 

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