Tech Entrepreneurs and the Regulatory State

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Keynote
Lipton Hall, NYU Law
108 West 3rd Street, New York, NY 10012

Join us for a conference on technology, startups, and government regulation. Panelists will discuss and analyze the climate for tech entrepreneurs and early start-ups and investigate policies and issues surrounding the “1099 economy,” H1B Immigration visas, and financing and securities laws, among others.

The CEO of Handy, Oisin Hanrahan, will be keynoting the conference. Other featured speakers include Bradley Tusk (Political consultant to Uber & CEO of Tusk Ventures), Ryan Feit (CEO of SeedInvest), and Geoffrey Manne (Executive Director of the Center for Law & Economics).

This event is free to attend, and lunch will be provided.

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This event has been approved for up to 3 New York State CLE credits in the Areas of Professional Practice category. It will be appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York Bar for less than two years) and is presented in traditional (in person) format. CLE credits will be awarded per panel.

Please contact Jen Canose at with any questions.


10:00-10:15am Breakfast and Registration

10:15-11:30am Panel 1: Navigating the Legal Arena: Labor and Financing Laws
Ryan Feit, CEO and Co-Founder, SeedInvest
Geoffrey Manne, Executive Director, International Center for Law and Economics
Seth Oranburg, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Moderator: Christopher Sprigman, Professor of Law, NYU School of Law

11:30-11:45am Coffee Break

11:45-1:00pm Panel 2: Reforming Regulations and the Future of Tech
Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
Daniel Gelernter, CEO, Dittach
Bradley Tusk, Founder and CEO, Tusk Holdings
Moderator: Liya Palagashvili, Assistant Professor of Economics, SUNY Purchase

1:00-2:00pm Lunch

2:00-3:00pm Keynote Fireside Chat, Oisin Hanrahan, CEO and Co-Founder, Handy (with Liya Palagashvili)