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MaGIC Academy: Expansion & Maturity

Description

Startups are constantly striving to find ways on how to deal with the legal aspects of their business. There is no tip toeing around the law, more so when your business is expanding or has reached maturity. However, it can be a tad confusing especially when you aren’t from the legal field.

This workshop will zoom in on the fundamentals and background concerning fundraising strategies, exit strategies, legal issues and going regional. It has been carefully framed into three parts :

  1. Key points to focus in relation to various legal aspects of fundraising
  2. Various legal compliance and risk management issues faced during expansion
  3. Cross-border restriction to go regional


Key Learnings


  1. Discovering various fundraising options for a startup to kickstart and grow their business.
  2. Legal instruments involved during equity and debt financing
  3. Designing the exit strategy
  4. Typical legal issues faced during expansion
  5. Cross-border restrictions to go regional


Target Audience


Attend this workshop if you’re keen to understand the legalities involved with the startup ecosystem and also fundraising strategies and exit strategies for startups.


Speaker(s) Description

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Fareez Shah


Fareez Shah was enrolled, as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on July 2013. He is also a registered Company Secretary with the Companies Commission Malaysia (CCM).

Since the inception of FSP, Fareez Shah has represented and advised various Social Enterprise with their legal issues and transactions namely (a) Saora Industries (Project HAUS), (b) Edspace Projects (100% Project), (c) BlueBear (d) Batik Boutique and Others.

He has advised and acted for clients on an extensive range of industrial relations, civil & criminal disputes, corporate & commercial transactions ranging from contractual disputes, regulatory and statutory compliance matters, directors' duties, equity-financing, debt-financing, joint-ventures, sale of business, shareholders' disputes and liquidation matters.

Prior to setting up his own legal practice, Fareez was a Legal Associate at one of the top law firms in Malaysia i.e. Messrs Zul Rafique & Partners where he was part of the Industrial Relations Practice Group that was awarded the Labour & Employment Law Firm of the Year 2014/2015 by Asian Legal Business.

During his tenure at Messrs Zul Rafique & Partners, he was heavily involved with advising his clients from various field on Labour Law in Malaysia on matters such as employment agreement, fixed term contract, dismissal, disciplinary action, retrenchment, mutual or voluntary separation exercise, employees position in sale of business as well as redeployment and restructuring of human resources. Further, he had also represented his clients in quasi-judicial tribunal i.e. the Industrial Court and Labour Court.


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Cheah Ken Hoong


After graduating from Monash University with a Bachelor of Business & Commerce as an Accounting and Finance major, Cheah Ken Hoong was momentarily with Protege Associates Sdn Bhd, an industry market research firm covering technology, printing and manufacturing related sector. Following that, he joined Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (KIBB) where he was attached to the corporate finance division.

His exposure and understanding of corporate finance are not only limited to general mergers and acquisitions (M&A), but encompass fund raising, initial public offerings, independent advisory for M&A and other advisory services as well.

Cheah Ken Hoong currently works with Teak Capital as an investment manager.


Helpful Reads


  1. Legal Compass for Social Enterprises
  2. Registration of Business in Malaysia: Private Limited Company
  3. Why Taking Too Much Investment Money is Bad for Founders?
  4. What Founders Need to Know About the Term Sheet?


Brief Agenda


Day 1 : 25 June

10.30AM : Registration

11.00AM : Fundraising Options

12.00PM : Equity Fundraising : Legal Instruments

01.00PM : Lunch (for non-muslim) prayer break

02.00PM : Equity Fundraising : Legal Instruments (cont'd)

03.00PM : Exit Strategy

05.00PM : Activities & Problem Solving


Day 2 : 26 June

09.30AM : Registration

10.00AM : Governance, Compliance & Proper Decision Making Process

11.00AM : Risk Management

01.00PM : Lunch (for non-Muslims) and prayer break

02.00PM : Activities & Problem Solving

03.00PM : Going Regional Cross-Border Restriction

04.00PM : (Tea break for non-muslim)

04.15PM : Activities & Problem Solving

05.00PM : End


Please Note:


  1. Bring along a laptop for optimal learning
  2. Dress smart but remain casual
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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2016-06-23 03:11:14
Jun 25 - Jun 26, 2016
[ Sat ] - [ Sun ]
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM MYT
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Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre, Block 3730, Persiaran APEC, 63000 Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Malaysia
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Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre
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