Considerations for Emerging Companies in the COVID19 Era
Baker Botts and The Ion will present a webinar on the considerations for emerging companiesin the COVID19 era. The global health crisis, business downturn, and uncertainty around the outbreak of COVID19 are providing businesses large and small with unprecedented business, financial, and legal challenges. Welcome to the world of crisis management. Below is an overview of some of the legal and other considerations for emerging companies when responding to the constantly evolving COVID19 landscape that will be discussed during the webinar:
• Crisis decisionmaking
• Employer considerations (including
Communications, Health and Safety,
Compensation, Layoffs and Technology)
• Cybersecurity/Data Privacy
• Supply Chain (including “forcemajeure”
• Emergency Succession Planning
• IP Considerations
• Tax Response
• Sustaining Operations and Finding
We welcome your questions or concerns in advance of the webinar, please submit them while registering. We will endeavor to answer them directly during the live broadcast, providing our insights as to the likely impacts on your company in the coming weeks.
Our speakers will include Michael Torosian (CoLeader of the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice, San Francisco and Palo Alto), Jennifer Trulock (Labor & Employment Practice Group Chair, Dallas), and Cynthia Cole (Privacy and Data Security, Special Counsel, Palo Alto), with an introduction by Gaby Rowe (Executive Director, The Ion).