By Hugo Guzman | November 08, 2021

Louis Lehot, Attorney
Louis Lehot

In a recent article, Foley & Lardner partner Louis Lehot warns, “There’s a bipartisan view in Washington, D.C., that the technology industry should be carved up like a Thanksgiving turkey, that it’s too powerful and makes too much profit.”

Louis Lehot, who advises tech companies on regulatory trends, is one of a growing number of authorities on Silicon Valley who foresee serious challenges from the FTC in the near future — both in blocking potential mergers and in scaling back the scale and clout of tech giants.

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This checklist should help those involved in creating NFT marketplaces navigate the legal metaverse.

By Catherine Zhu and Louis Lehot

Legal Checklist NFT Marketplace Louis Lehot

With the growing interest from consumers and asset managers, investors as well as entrepreneurs interested in digital assets, we have created this checklist for monetizing items with unique artistic content characteristics through nonfungible tokens (NFTs).

We have seen businesses that aggregate content to be…

Louis Lehot discusses supply chain disruptions in 2020 due to pandemic shutdowns, and how SAAS companies have rebounded strongly due to accelerated digital transformation.

New Data From KeyBanc Demonstrates SAAS Companies Poised to Power the Post-Pandemic Recovery in 2022 by Louis Lehot

While the pandemic shutdowns of 2020 have led to supply chain disruptions, dampening growth across the physical universe, SAAS companies have rebounded strongly as the workforce relied on accelerated digital transformation to live, work, and play.

New data demonstrates that SAAS companies are poised for robust growth in 2022. A…

Louis Lehot talks about key emerging technologies that are drawing funding and are most likely to drive economic growth at an unprecedented pace.

As the end of the record year 2021 approaches, global venture investors are racing to deploy capital at an unprecedented pace. Global venture funding more than doubled in the third quarter of 2021 compared to the year-ago period, with seven key emerging technologies garnering the most strategic attention.

As we…

Louis Lehot articulates why taking your company from a great idea to a successful business starts with choosing the most appropriate legal structure at formation. When structuring your new business, there are many considerations when choosing between a sole proprietorship, S-Corp, C-Corp, or LLC. Each option comes with unique attributes from a corporate, taxation, employment, commercial and investment perspective that must be factored into your selection.

When starting your own business, it takes more than just one great idea. The way in which you choose to form your company can be critical to its future success.

If you’re looking to structure your new business and you’re choosing between a sole proprietorship, S-Corp, C-Corp, or LLC, there…

Louis Lehot

Louis Lehot is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. Follow on Twitter @lehotlouis

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