Module Overview

Legal Considerations to Start a New Business Module Overview

This modules aims to provide a solid foundation towards forming a new business venture and creating the right structure from the outset. The module will clarify the roles and responsibilities for business owners when starting a new firm, what regulatory standards they must meet and how to deal with intellectual property.

Module Details

Module Lead

Asif Khan

Lawyer, LawBite

Asif Khan is a corporate, commercial and financial services solicitor. Before joining Lawbite, Asif worked in private practice with a silver circle international firm and in-house with FCA regulated investment and asset management firms. In addition to being legal counsel, he has performed the roles of Compliance Officer and MLRO. He has overseen remediation arising out of FCA Skilled Person reviews and has a good understanding of corporate governance, particularly relating to AIM companies.

As a Consultant Solicitor with Lawbite, Asif has helped start-ups and SMEs on a wide range of corporate, commercial and finance matters including company and business sales and purchases, shareholder and joint venture agreements, share buybacks, restructurings and fund raisings.