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By: Amanda Ciccatelli COVID-19 has caused a myriad of challenges when it comes to Mergers and Acquisitions across the globe. I recently sat down with an expert on the subject, Louis Lehot, founder of elite boutique law firm L2 Counsel, who shared the primary issues of M&A deals right now that have been brought on by the global coronavirus pandemic. “Apart business issues like the purchase price, the legal issues run the gamut…
Live Webcast: Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 at 10:00 am PDT Live Webcast for Founders, Executives, and Investors Negotiating an M&A term sheet is always challenging. Certainly, deal-making in a business environment driven by the global pandemic requires a fresh look at the rules of the game. During our session you will learn: How to negotiate purchase price Deal structure Employment agreements and earn outs And much more.. Please join our next webinar for a rock-star panel who will share their experience…
While it seems like only yesterday we were celebrating 2020 with a lot of new hopes and aspirations. The first half of this challenging year flew by in a blink of an eye. Despite all of the struggles we continue to face as a global community, it’s crucial to remember that only unity will allow us to win this fight. Put on your seat belts and masks, while we keep delivering our best resources that will…
By: Amanda Ciccatelli As we emerge from a global pandemic where working from home for many has become the new normal, smart entrepreneurs must leverage remote work and other technology to manage and scale their businesses. Twenty years ago, the first dollar of startup revenue was likely not far from Founder Louis Lehot’s elite boutique law firm L2 Counsel in Silicon Valley. Since then, startups have globalized — with one co-founder at one end…
Automation is poised to lead us out of the crisis, and empower people — here is how | Louis Lehot As we prepare to enter the second half of 2020 and attempt to reopen the economy after its global prophylactic shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers across the globe are currently confronting grave challenges to their supply chains and operating models. Industries such as automobile, semiconductors, electronics, heavy metals and machine manufacturing are facing severe obstacles…
Influential founders start out strong, quickly making things happen, which means it’s quite common to ignore some legal components when first beginning a brand-new business. Whether your startup needs to incorporate, enter a new regulatory environment, or draft agreements or contracts, integrating the right lawyer into your company at the early stages is a smart investment. We sat down with Louis Lehot of L2 Counsel to discuss choosing the right lawyer for your startup.…
I recently sat at down with Louis Lehot, the founder of L2 Counsel, to discuss building healthy and successful relationships at work. Louis Lehot is a corporate, securities, and M&A lawyer. He helps his clients, whether they be public or private companies, financial sponsors, venture capitalists, investors, or investment banks, in forming, financing, governing, buying, and selling companies. Louis Lehot spent the last 20 years of his law practice in an office or…
Co-Author: Kate Mamyko-Golomb On June 3, 2020, the United States House and Senate passed The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, or PPPFA, and on June 5, 2020, culminating a strong bipartisan effort, the President of the United States signed it into law. This new legislation is aimed at fixing several of the biggest problems created by the Small Business Administration and the United States Treasury in their guidance regarding the PPP
Louis Lehot, the Founder of L2 Counsel and the video blog series — #askasiliconvalleylawyer — to discuss negotiating mergers and acquisition transactions during this pandemic. Romanek: Will corporate development and business unit leaders on the buy-side be receptive to looking at potential acquisitions during the pendency of “shelter-in-place” orders? Lehot: The answer is an unequivocal “yes.” Despite the lack of physical proximity to targets, corporate development, and business unit leaders continue to be responsible to their stakeholders for…
In this challenging time for our country, we stand in solidarity and compassion with our sisters and brothers in all communities. This week, in particular, we are aligned with our sisters and brothers in the African-American community. Though we focus on business law, our diverse team understands and supports those taking on this important fight for justice and civil rights. During this crisis for our country, which is so multi-dimensional, we remind you that we are…