Pre-bankruptcy Playbook for Businesses (UPDATED)

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Pre-bankruptcy creditor negotiations are never easy, but feel extra-challenging these days. Learn some new approaches for these discussions.

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In this highly interactive workshop designed for an Invest Ottawa audience (Teach, Talk, Try), participants will receive practical guidance from the presenters on the following:

  • Main street businesses - guidance for pre-bankruptcy negotiations
  • Good, bad and ugly creditor conversations
  • To lease or not to lease – commercial landlords during COVID
  • The best defence against lawsuits during a pandemic

This workshop is aimed at established businesses, but may contain information of interest to new businesses as well.

About the Speakers: Naomi Morisawa De Koven & Simon Sigler

Naomi Morisawa De Koven is the managing lawyer of MDK Business Law. She regularly advises entrepreneurs and knowledge-based businesses on legal issues relating to corporate/commercial, financing and M&A transactions. Currently she is a director of TiE Ottawa, Mindtrust Leadership and Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association.

Simon Sigler’s legal practice is focused in litigation (commercial, civil, employment) and leasing. Previously Simon worked for in advertising in Toronto and London, UK, and at a management consulting company in Seoul, Korea. He is the regional representative for the Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Executive and an Executive Member, of The Ottawa Mission Foundation – Young Professionals Network.

About MDK Business Law Professional Corporation

MDK Business Law supports entrepreneurs by providing pro-active legal knowledge to help its clients to launch well, grow smart and thrive. The law firm provides legal advice and options that support strategy and decision-making, as well as help to address the inevitable challenges encountered during the business life cycle. The lawyers at MDK are committed to offering time and resources to members of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem that reinforce building positive, collaborative relationships with other like-minded leaders on a path to achieving long-term business success.

*Please note that you will receive an email with the link to join this webinar upon registering and before the session. If you do not receive it, please check your junk mailbox.

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