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Louis Lehot is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Los Angeles offices, where he is a member of the Private Equity & Venture Capital, M&A and Transactions Practices and the Technology, Health Care, and Energy Industry Teams. Louis Lehot focuses his practice on advising entrepreneurs and their management teams, investors and financial advisors at all stages of growth, from garage to global. louislehotattorney.substack.com
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The Health Care Law Today Podcast, presented by Foley & Lardner LLP, is your connection to timely health care legal updates. Topics will cover a wide range of legal issues including Digital Health and Telemedicine, Regulatory and Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Venture Capital and so much more. Each episode, a Foley attorney will be paired with a thought leader to discuss legal trends currently affecting the health care industry. It is important to note that this podcast ...
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Silicon Valley lawyers Louis Lehot, partner at Foley & Lardner LLP, and Nicole Hatcher, co-founder of Allen & Hatcher, describe what is a capitalization table, how to prepare it, how to manage it, and best practices to protect your startup. They then discuss the use of a “pro forma” cap table to understand who gets what in a venture capital or othe…
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In our recent digital discussion on fundraising for your startup, we drilled down into what it means to be an entrepreneur, what investors are looking for and how to bridge the gaps. Some key learnings from the conversation include: Fundraising in High Resolution: We are witnessing a complicated fundraising environment in which traditional tactics …
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Foley & Lardner and NACD hosted a virtual event on ‘How to Navigate the Federal Trade Commission in 2024’ recently. The speakers provided invaluable insights into key areas such as compliance, enforcement, and emerging trends within the FTC’s jurisdiction. Topics discussed included: * Recent developments in FTC regulations and enforcement prioritie…
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In a recent webinar co-hosted by 4thly and Foley & Lardner LLP, attorneys Greg Neppl, Natasha Allen and Louis Lehot engaged in a thought-provoking discussion with 4thly’s Bret Waters. Together, they discussed the complexities of the current antitrust landscape, highlighting the challenges and uncertainties faced by companies navigating the ever-shi…
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In a recent webinar co-hosted by 4thly and Foley & Lardner LLP, lawyers Natasha Allen and Louis Lehot engaged in a thought-provoking discussion with 4thly’s Bret Waters on the evolving regulatory landscape surrounding Artificial Intelligence (AI). As AI continues to automate workflows and entire industries, the conversation highlighted the challeng…
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For startup founders and investors, term sheets are the Rosetta Stone for each financing transaction. Unlike the Rosetta Stone, terms that are considered ordinary and customary change a little every year, as economic tides flow and the startup ecosystem evolves. 4thly and Foley & Lardner discussed term sheets for venture financings, including SAFEs…
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Louis Lehot, Partner and Business Lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP, hosted a live-stream webinar for startup founders and investors in 2023, a year marked as the era of generative AI. New software, including ChatGPT, DALL-E, Midjourney, and Bard, collectively created one of those rare "This is going to change everything!" moments in Silicon Valley and…
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Biotech remains a red-hot area for startup founders and investors, with next-generation gene therapies, precision medicine, and the use of AI and ML to accelerate the discovery and development of new drugs, alongside entirely new delivery methods. Louis Lehot, Partner and Business Lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP, joined a livestream panel discussion …
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As we approach 2024, the transaction landscape is much different than it was a year ago. There’s is an uptick in M&A transactions prompted by portfolio consolidation (aqui-hires and similar transactions) as well as venture financings with more challenging terms. Louis Lehot joined as a panelist in a special livestream webinar for startup founders a…
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Sports lawyer, barrister and arbitrator, John Mehrzad KC discusses his recent move to Fountain Court Chambers, and what this means for the potential for increased competition in sports law, and improved representation in the sports law market. John shares his view on the value of sports clients (international federations, governing bodies, clubs, a…
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In this episode, partner Jana Kolarik of Foley’s Health Care Practice Group and PYA prinicpal Angie Caldwell interview partner Kyle Faget, co-chair of Foley Health Care Practice Group and co-chair of the firm’s Health Care & Life Sciences Sector’s Medical Device & Equipment Area of Focus and PYA consulting principal Tynan Kugler on medical device c…
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Ever since former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Mary Jo White announced the Silicon Valley Initiative, we have seen the enforcement division moving into the private company sphere. Major compliance and governance failures, such as Theranos, FTX, and IRL, have put the spotlight on what is communicated internally and externally in employe…
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In this episode, partner Jana Kolarik of Foley’s Health Care Practice Group interviews partner Roger Strode of Foley’s Health Care and Transactional Practice Groups and Michael Ramey, managing principal of PYA's Strategic and Transaction Solutions on how compliance issues impact the health care transaction process.…
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Originally published by 4thly. On this episode, a panel of US-China experts discuss President Biden's recent executive order which subjects private US investments into China to screening. This obviously has a pretty big impact on venture capital and private equity firms, but in the discussion we got into the larger picture of the US-China relations…
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In this episode, partner Jana Kolarik of Foley’s Health Care Practice Group interviews partner Michael Tuteur of Foley’s Government Enforcement & Defense Investigations Practice Group and Valerie Rock, Principal of PYA on Medicare Advantage compliance and enforcement trends and why this is a hot topic in the health care industry.…
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We are excited to announce a special series, TLDR. TLDR is focused on the digital health industry and the lawyers operating inside the companies innovating in the space, their work, the industry, and their experiences. In this episode of TLDR, my colleague Evan Hellman is joined by Michelle McGovern, General Counsel of Verana Health, to discuss iss…
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In this episode, Judy Waltz, Co-Chair of Foley’s Health Care Practice Group, and Shannon Sumner, Chief Compliance Officer and Nashville’s Office Managing Principal of PYA, dive into what it takes to get back to “normal” for compliance programs following the PHE and the burning questions clients are asking.…
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In this episode, Partner and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Health Care Practice Group, and Partner Monica Chmielweski are joined by Jodi Akin, Founder and CEO of Hawthorne Effect. Hawthorne Effect has embraced the decentralized clinical trial model and is dedicated to enriching the quality, experience, diversity, and access to clinical trials for patients…
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Brendan Schwab has spent his career helping, and leading, players and sports organisation to be better prepared to face the challenges they face. In this episode, Brendan reflects on his career to date and provides a fascinating insight into sport, law, industrial relations, human rights and leadership.In this interview Brendan talks about:How and …
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Massimo Coccia is founding partner of Coccia De Angelis & Associati law firm. He holds a J.D. degree cum laude from the Law School of the University of Rome Sapienza (1981) and a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from the University of Michigan Law School (1984), which he attended with a Fulbright fellowship.It is universally recognized that Mr. Coccia…
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In July 2022, after a delay due the pandemic, the CAF Executive Committee adopted a new regulatory framework for the CAF Club Licensing System and Stadiums framework. The new regulations are the first major reform of CAF's club licensing system and stadiums since first introduced in 2012, which include regulations on men's club licensing, women's c…
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In this episode of Health Care Law Today, Nate Lacktman and Maureen Stewart are joined by Mark Josephs, Deputy General Counsel of LifeMD to discuss the current regulatory and legal environment for telemedicine companies regarding online subscription services, and the recent investigations by the federal government of these services.…
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Our guest for this show is Paolo Lombardi, founder of Lombardi Associates. He has had an illustrious career in football and law. In this show Paolo talks about his time at the start of the FIFA's legal department, meeting Diego Maradona in a disciplinary case, starting a sports law firm and more. Paolo Is the founder and managing director of Lombar…
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Professor Kenneth Shropshire is a pioneer in the development of the sports law sector. He has had a distinguished career in sport, business and law over the last 40 years as a professor, business consultant, author, and lawyer.He has experience in a wide range of sports related issues such as race and discrimination issues, leading a global sportin…
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As a $300 billion industry, it is hard to overlook the contribution equine sports law makes to the sports sector and the global economy. In this episode you will hear from leading specialists in equine law about the breadth of interesting, and at time unique, legal issues that arise for owners, trainers, riders and horses.Luc Schelstraete & Piotr W…
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In this episode, Evan Epstein talk with Louis Lehot, a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner, based in the firm’s Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Louis focuses his practice on advising entrepreneurs and their management teams, investors and financial advisors at all stages of growth, from garage to global. In this …
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In this episode, Foley partner Anil Shankar sits with Jackie Bender, Chief of Finance Strategy for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, to discuss California and Los Angeles County’s recently approved Medicaid waiver called CalAIM (California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal), the multiyear care delivery and payment reform initiat…
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This podcast focuses on a new law in Brazil that is encouraging investment in Brazilian football. The new allows for clubs, to incorporate and receive investment while maintaining control of its identify. It is an innovative new approach. In this episode we speak to the drafter of law José Francisco Manssur who is a partner at Ambiel, Manssur, Belf…
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Mohit Pasricha is a Partner and Head of the Sports & Entertainment Team at Mackrell.Solicitors. He advising and representing a variety of sporting clients within the industry. He provides comprehensive advice on commercial and intellectual property matters in sport.His clients, among which include professional sport clubs, commercial sponsors, spor…
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Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the hot craze. While the initial coin offering (“ICO”) craze of 2017-2018 fizzled out in the face of government enforcement actions, a resurgence in the global market for bitcoin and the new category of NFTs is fueling a new boom in digital assets as mainstream interest increases. Recently, Christie’s became the very …
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Bobby Sharma is a special adviser to the Sports & Entertainment Group at Foley & Lardner LLP. He has nearly 20 years of sports, media, and entertainment industry experience.Bobby is founding partner of Electronic Sports Group (ESG), a market-leading esports advisory firm which helps investment and business leaders navigate and operate in the burgeo…
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Caroline McGrory is the Chief Legal Officer for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. She started off her career in private practice before moving in house to IMG (the global sports marketing agency) in 2000. She then moved back into private practice to become the inaugural Head of the Sports Group at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP (then Charles R…
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In this episode, Foley Partners Adria Warren and Alexis Bortniker sit with Michael Kolodziej of ADVI Health about the upcoming Cancer Center Business Summit and the current convergence and consolidation in the oncology industry and what that means for the future of cancer care. ACCC 48th ANNUAL MEETING & CANCER CENTER BUSINESS SUMMIT We are thrille…
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Daan Buylaert & Sven Demeulemeester are founders and Partners of ATFIELD, a collaborations between of full service law firm Altius and the tax law firm Tiberghien, which provides a single point of contact for sports sector. Their clients include football clubs inside and outside of Belgian, investors in acquiring clubs, players, cyclists and cycle …
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Garage to Global With Guggenheim Securities: Rob Bartlett, Senior Managing Director of Guggenheim Securities, joins cohosts Richard Levick of LEVICK and Louis Lehot, a partner at Foley & Lardner, to discuss the market, SPACs, 2021’s hypergrowth and 2022’s market expectations, market stability and making the transition from accountant to law firm pa…
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In this episode, Foley Partner Larry Vernaglia sits down with Steve Walsh, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) to talk about the health care sector—drawing from what both of them have seen nationally and locally over the past twenty months—to discuss the current and future trends of healtchar…
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In 2020, Azeem Rafiq publicly spoke about the alleged racism faced at him while he played for the Yorkshire Country Cricket Club (YCCC) between 2008-2014 and 2016-2018. Eventually, YCCC launched its own investigation and Rafiq also appeared before a UK Parliamentary Committee to elaborate on his allegations against the club. In November 2021, two p…
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By Louis Lehot, a business and technology lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP in Silicon Valley Louis Lehot || High Resolution Seed Financing for Startups Seed financings are flourishing right now in Silicon Valley and beyond, as startup founders are tapping the incredibly strong investor appetite for early-stage investment opportunities. According to Cr…
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By Louis Lehot, a business and technology lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP in Silicon Valley Breakups hurt — both financially and emotionally — in both business and in marriage. Just as sociologists have predicted spikes in marital divorce rates, there is now a noticeable increase in partner disagreements in healthy, thriving businesses. Insurance com…
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Ricardo de Buen Rodríguez is the founding and Managing Partner of the Law Firm DE BUEN LAW in Mexico City. He is also a member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport since 2002 andwas part of the ad Hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport during the Olympic Games London 2012. He is a professor at different Universities in Mexico, and visi…
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Mark Kurtenbach represents private and public companies and private equity and venture capital investors in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, securities offerings, joint ventures, strategic relationships, and general corporate matters. He is a partner at Hogan Lovells in their Denver office.His practice spans a variety of indust…
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Reyes Bellver is the Founder and Attorney-at-Law at Bellver Sports – Legal boutique (Madrid, Spain). She started her legal career at EY, but since 2009 she has been working in Sports Law and focused on football issues, defense of players, coaches and clubs before the dispute resolution bodies of FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), as…
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Ben is the Senior Director, Legal at International Tennis Integrity Agency. He is a barrister and solicitor with 12+ years’ experience at top-tier firm and in-house, previously leading World Rugby’s Integrity Unit and now heading the International Tennis Integrity Agency’s new legal department. Ben has a significant amount of experienced in sports …
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In August 2021, Stats Perform partnered with data-ethics brand Signify to launch an AI and data learning project with the aim of detecting and monitoring online abuse aimed at athletes, organisations, sporting bodies and more.Stats Perfrom CEO Carl Mergele branded the partnership as a headline project for Stats Perform, and stated: “Sports integrit…
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Oliver Hunt is a founding partner of Onside Law. Before establishing Onside Law, Oliver worked in-house at IMG and has since gone onto to advertise some of the world’s top professional athletes, particularly in golf and football. He has acted for Sir Nick Faldo for over 20 years, as well as for Rory McIlroy on his ground-breaking Nike deal in 2012 …
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As part of our AMA series earlier in the year, we recorded a session with Daniel Geey (Partner, Sheridans) and Cynthia Mumbo (Founder & CEO, Sports Connect Africa) on how to develop your sports and legal network. This session was designed to help people develop the human skills (Simon Sinek), which are often mistakenly referred to as "soft skills".…
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Non–fungible tokens (NFTs) have been making big headlines for months, including significant transactions in the sports, arts, entertainment, and gaming industries, and also in the broader business world. For those interested or already operating in the world of NFTs, there are myriad legal issues to be considered in any NFT initiative. The NFT Task…
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