Royse University provides expert knowledge and information on technology, business, tax, personal finance, and other relevant subjects to help founders and decision-makers recognize and grasp new opportunities and make meaningful connections.
Our goal is to share what we learn and practice on a daily basis, and to provide ideas and information to help you succeed. We invite you to help yourself to the all the resources available at Royse U. And please contact us If you have questions.
The Gig Economy – Policy Considerations, Rule Compliance
September 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Lawmakers and regulators have struggled to keep up with the enormous popularity of the gig economy. Join our expert panel to discuss how new rules and regulations might support or stifle this growing market.
Future of the Innovation Economy
September 13 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Our panel of entrepreneurs and investors will discuss new technologies and developments in the gig, peer to peer, sharing and innovation economies. What’s new and what will the future hold?
Tax Law Issues in the Gig Economy
September 21 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
An ever-increasing portion of personal income is generated from non-traditional sources made available by the gig & sharing economy, regulators are scrambling to keep up. Join our panel to discuss the current tax environment, and what the future may look like.
Employment Law in the Gig Economy
October 19 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join Royse Law Firm employment attorneys for an in-depth discussion about classification of workers, and compliance with employment law rules and regulations in the gig & sharing economy.
Disaster Response & Recovery
November 14 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Even if you’re prepared, a disaster can have catastrophic consequences for your business. Join host Roger Royse and our panel of experts to learn about what to do immediately after a disaster, and how to plan for business continuity.
Chicago AgTech Conference
November 10 – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The first annual Chicago AgTech Conference bings together farmers, founders, technologists, VCs, educators, and government representatives working together to build the future of agriculture. Join us for a fun day of food, expert panels on IoT, Big Data, Investment Outlook, Grower’s Fireside chat, and agricultural law. Featuring on-stage pitches by 10 of the most promising AgTech companies.
9:00 – 9:30 – Networking
9:30 – 10:00 – Keynote Address
10:00 – 11:00 – Investment Outlook (5-10 years)
11:00 – 12:00 – Grower’s Fireside Chat
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 – Legal Panel
2:00 – 3:00 – Big Data / IoT panel
3:00 – 3:30 – Break
3:30 – 5:00 – Startup Pitches
5:00 – 6:00 – Reception / Networking
Ocotber 24 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Royse Law Firm presents a complimentary one day seminar covering the basics of tax law, including partnership, mergers and acquisitions, international, controversy, state and local and estate planning. Our programs will be presented by a faculty of Royse Law Firm tax lawyers who have decades of combined experience in all areas of tax law. Lunch will be served and the program qualifies for CPE.
International Trade Expo
November 17 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Networking and Exhibits
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Country and Local Presentations
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Networking and Exhibits
Last Year more than two dozen trade agencies and over 300 individuals registered for the first International Trade Expo to hear from a worldwide mix of country representatives, importers and exporters, and subject matter experts on international trade.
This Year we have expanded our space to hold twice that number of trade groups, foreign offices, and entrepreneurs to discuss
- Opportunities, incentives and pitfalls by country and region
- Where and when to access resources
- Each Country’s competitive advantages and challenges
- Top contacts and local knowledge
DISC – Domestic International Sales Corporation
Join Royse Law Firm and Moss Adams for an in-depth discussion about the benefits of Domestic International Sales Corporations
Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate
Expert tax and estate planning attorneys Roger Royse, David Spence, and Mark Mullin discuss FIRPTA, Tax, and other implications of foreign investment in United States Real Estate.
Water Tech is a major area of focus for startups in certain regions, and is gaining significant traction in Silicon Valley. Join our expert panel to learn about cutting edge water technology.
CrowdFunding for Equity
Crowdfunding started as a revolutionary way for companies to connect with early adopters to launch products that otherwise might never have been built. Now, crowdfunding for equity lets early adopters invest small amounts of capital in the companies they believe in.
Recent advances in health technology have led to better detection, prevention, and treatment through less invasive procedures. Health-Tech is poised to improve the lives of millions.
Key Considerations – India Tax Update
BDO Partner Pranay Bhatia gives a comprehensive overview of key considerations and tax implications of doing business in India.
A.I. will be the technology that defines us, fundamentally changing the lives of billions and increasing productivity, helping make better decisions, analyzing complex data sets, and even entertaining us. Join our expert panel for a tour of the current state of A.I.
Financial Technology “FinTech”
The use of technology in finance, investing, and other financial transactions has taken our financial institutions by storm. Micro-trading, robo-investing, and meta data are just the tip of the FinTech iceberg.
AR / VR Insights
Radio, television, and the internet fundamentally changed the way we receive information and communicate with each other. VR and AR are the next step in our journey toward total immersion
Products and services built on blockchain technologies may be the future for countless industries. Currency, contracts, accounting, voting, and all kinds of transactions may be affected.
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