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Angel Discussions: QSBS tax exemption for Angel Investments

Angel Discussions: QSBS tax exemption for Angel Investments

Join Richard Horning and Maureen Lich as they discuss how angels can leverage QSBS tax exemption for investment in early-stage startup

Date: October 20, 2021 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 Zoom


Richard Horning
Sr. Counsel, Reed Smith
Richard is a Sr. Counsel at Reed Smith in Palo Alto, California. He specializes in counseling high technology and e-commerce companies in all stages of development, from start-up to Fortune 50, with particular emphasis on funding transactions, intellectual property protection, licensing, contract and antitrust issues. He also has substantial experience in representing high technology companies in litigation and arbitration matters, in both international and domestic venues.

Maureen Lich
 Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Maureen is a partner at Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office. She counsels clients in matters of U.S. federal income taxation. Maureen’s expansive tax practice includes a wide range of transactional, structuring, and advisory tax matters affecting businesses at all points in their lifecycles in both domestic and international contexts. She has deep experience addressing tax issues affecting start-up companies such as the tax implications of debt and equity financing, restructuring and redemption transactions, and qualified small business stock. She works on tax-free and taxable mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations involving U.S. and non-U.S. acquirers and targets organized as corporations, LLCs, and partnerships.


12:00 – 12:45 PST Presentation
12:45 – 1:30 PST Roundtable Discussions
For the last portion of our program, investors will have the opportunity to discuss issues face-to-face with our panel. We hope that this will be a more meaningful, engaging and dynamic experience for you. The Moderator will continue to moderate this discussion.
1:30 PST Program ends

Program Chair
Maria Pienaar
Armaan Saini

During registration you have the opportunity to provide questions
you would like our guest speaker to answer.

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