373-0104-00L  Legal Aspects of Starting & Growing a Business

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersT. Brenner
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for CAS in Entrepreneurial Leadership in Technology Ventures.


AbstractThis module helps build a specific understanding of the immediate regulatory environment in Switzerland and zooms into specific aspects of tax law, employment regulations, etc. that will be relevant for the build-​up of a new legal entity in Switzerland. 
ObjectiveThis module enables participants:
- To develop competence and confidence in making important formal decisions when setting up their business and understanding the far-​reaching implications of those decisions (e.g., location, tax, legal form, etc.)
- To understand key terms and financial implications of important venture operations (e.g. payroll, social security, insurances, ESOPs & incentive plans)
- To lay the foundations and prepare for growth and expansion (e.g., international contracting, legal aspects of the Board of Directors, SLAs).