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The Road to Business Acceleration: Insight on Securing SBIR Funding

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) is one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for technology commercialization in the United States. NIH’s SBIR program invests over 1 billion dollars into health and life science companies that are creating innovative technologies that align with NIH’s mission to improve health and save live, and also allows […]

Your Brain & Healthy Longevity The Science, The Innovators and Collaboration Opportunities

An aging population is forcing focus on neurodegenerative diseases. A combination of approaches from prevention, intervention and cure will require an increased understanding of the causes and the mechanisms of the degenerative process. Join us for a perspective on the latest approaches to keeping our brain function healthy as we age.   The Science: Pathways for therapeutic intervention, big data and early detection/prevention and genetic approaches The Innovators: Companies […]

Pulse Check-Today’s Funding Landscape

Today’s current crisis has changed the mindset of many industry strategic partners, investors and overall stakeholders. From pivoting investment priorities, to identifying new areas of innovation, the investor landscape is constantly shifting. For small to medium sized biotechs, it can be hard to keep up with promised milestones while also planning and anticipating the future of their companies. How could […]

Focus on Founders: Legal Crisis Checklist 聚焦创始人: 法律危机盘点

方达律师事务所是中国第一家真正私人合伙律师事务所。作为中国商业领域公认的领先律师事务所,方达律师事务所致力于为中国和国际客户在各个行业提供专业服务,经常为不同商业领域的交易提供建议,例如资本市场、并购、私募股权、银行、结构融资、项目融资、一般公司、对内投资、商业产权、税收、知识产权、破产、电信、媒体和互联网等,帮助这些交易建立新的法律结构。 由于新冠肺炎的出现,初创企业的创始人在变化万千的创业环境中可能会面临许多新的挑战。在专注于资金筹集、科学和团队建设的同时,我们也不能忽视在不稳定时期有助于维持业务的法律服务。 在此次会议中,方达律师事务所的律师将帮助您了解在新冠肺炎的严峻疫情期间最关键的法律问题。 我们将讨论以下主题: 疫情对商业合同的影响: 对不履行义务的情况不予追究的法律依据(不可抗力或MAE等) 重新协商、修改、取消或终止合同的权利 风险评估和行动计划 远程签署合同;使用电子印章/签名 关于雇佣关系的问题: 劳动合同的变更/解除 工资和其他就业福利/权利 工作场所健康与安全 收集个人数据时的数据隐私问题 Fangda Partners is the first truly private partnership Chinese law firms. As a recognized leading PRC law firm in the commercial field, Fangda serves both PRC and international clients successfully in various industries and are continuously involved in, advising on, and […]

Latinx Economic Resilience in the Time of COVID

While it is true that the COVID-19 outbreak impacts all Americans, it has, quite simply, impacted the Latinx community disproportionately. The coronavirus has highlighted disparities in the workplace and in society, which have long gone unaddressed. The more we understand these challenges as we rebuild from this crisis, the greater the likelihood that we will […]