December 07, 2017
Meet the Expert
ABOUT THE TOPIC
Do you have a subsidiary in the US or are you willing to create a company here and form a subsidiary in France? By flipping your foreign company into the US, you may gain easier access to the US vibrant capital markets, improve your credibility with US customers, and boost your US growth. Is your company the right candidate for it?
The FACCSF is welcoming you to meet Francois Laugier: expert and international corporate transactions partner and lawyer at RMKB, as well as Xavier Wartelle, savvy and successful entrepreneur from the bay area for a session, meet the expert:
- What is a flip and why should a company do it?
- When is the right time to flip your company?
- How to do it and get past all the obstacles?
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Lawyer & Partner, RMKB
As Co-Chair of the Corporate Transactions Department at RMKB, François has been based in Silicon Valley for more than 25 years and runs the Paris satellite office. He helps technology companies, international entrepreneurs and investors build, finance and sell their US or foreign operations, and get past every legal challenge they encounter along the way. Francois advises companies in all aspects of corporate law, including entity formation, equity financing, technology licensing, corporate structure inversions (“flips”), mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, stock options, employment, commercial leasing, intellectual property protection, negotiation and drafting of virtually any business contract.
CEO of French Tech Hub
Xavier Wartelle is the CEO of French Tech Hub, the largest accelerator of French start-ups and innovative SME’s in the US. He is also the General Manager of PRIME a catalyst for open innovation promoting economic development in the Paris Region. Xavier’s career spans over 32 years of executive leadership in startups and mature companies.
ABOUT MEET THE EXPERT
Who? Expert & up to 12 participants
How? Our expert will tell you all about the theme of the day and will save some time for questions
When? Thursday, December 7th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where? FACCSF's office, 26 O'Farrell Street, #500, San Francisco, CA 94108 (map)
Why? Learn and network
Price? Free for members – Non-members: $35
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