News

March 23, 2017 – Our blog, BusinessLawPost, was selected as one of top 10 legal blogs by a UK company Market Inspector.  You can see the list of finalists here.   

March 21, 2017 – Arina Shulga co-presented a live CLE seminar “Securities Law Issues Relating to Equity Investing Platforms” at Lawline.com.  You can register here.

January 18, 2017 – Shulga Law’s client, IJ Ballet Intensive, LLC, has launched the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, a rigorous ballet training course to be held at the Lincoln Center over the summer.  Students will learn from the principal dancers and choreographers of the Bolshoi Ballet.  For more info, see here.   

December 6, 2016 – Arina Shulga was one of the speakers at a CLE webinar organized by Strafford “Finders and Unregistered Broker-Dealers: Understanding the Risks and Recent Developments.”  Due to the success of the program, there will be another presentation with live Q&A on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:00-2:300pm ET.  The signup is available here.

February 11, 2016 – Arina Shulga was a panelist at a panel on crowdfunding organized by Brooklyn Business Law Association at Brooklyn Law School.  The discussion was very interesting and informative.  Co-panelists included Georgia Quinn, the CEO of iDisclose, a platform that enables companies raising money through crowdfunding prepare their own Form C and other legal documents.

July 7, 2015 – Shulga Law’s client, Weleet, re-launched its website and got featured on Huffington Post.  Here is the link to the article.

June 19, 2015 – Arina Shulga got quoted by Marketwatch in an article analyzing the impact of the new Regulation A+ that became effective on that same day.  Here is the link to the article.

February 25, 2014 – this event may be of interest to Shulga Law’s clients: On February 25, 2014, starting at 7pm, Elizaveta (Lisa) Eisenberg, Esq., an immigration attorney, will conduct a presentation “Immigration Options for Startups” which will be hosted by PlainTalk at Projective Space LES (72 Allen Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY).  To RSVP, go to http://www.meetup.com/PlainTalk/events/164379892/  The presentation will be of interest to any foreigner who wants set up a business in the U.S. or to work for a U.S. startup, as well as for U.S. entrepreneurs seeking foreign talent.  

February 13, 2014 – Shulga Law’s client, Weleet, Inc., has just launched its beta site.  Weleet offers an online platform where participants can find co-working opportunities and share their work space with others.

January 24, 2014 – Shulga Law’s client, Dosha Pops, Inc., announced today they would be providing their Ayurvedic lollipops to the Presenters and Performers of the Annual GRAMMY Awards®.  The music industry’s premier event will take place live on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.  See the full press release here.

November 26, 2013 – due to great feedback, Arina Shulga will again present the seminar titled “Choosing the Right Business Structure” for the clients of NYC Business Solutions.  The seminar will start at 5:30pm and will be held at NYC Business Solutions’s office at 9 Bond Street, Brooklyn.

November 22, 2013 – the NYC Mayor’s Office issued a press release today announcing the preliminary results of its Food Waste Challenge.  The City also announced that it is now working with Shulga Law’s client, a startup called MintScraps, to launch a cloud-based software platform. The MintScraps platform will help restaurants, supermarkets, cafes and other business track and visualize their waste streams to discover potential savings. MintScraps also provides a marketplace where businesses can post leftover food for pickup and non-profits and food banks can search for food to pick up.  A copy of the release is available here.

November 15, 2013 – The United Venture Company invested over $200,000 in convertible debt issued by our client Channelkit, Inc.  Channelkit is a Delaware-formed but Russian-operated startup that works on developing a system of digital bookmarks with social media components.  Congrats, Channelkit!  The news release (in Russian) is found here.

November 6, 2013 – Arina Shulga presented a seminar for the students of NYU Professional Studies Program class “Hedge Fund Operations and Due Diligence” regarding new changes to Regulation D that allow general solicitation and advertising and how these rules affect private funds (hedge funds, VC funds, private equity funds and other investment entities). Presentation slides are available at http://bit.ly/HFsolicitation.

October 23, 2013 – Arina Shulga was part of a panel discussion “Drafting LLC Operating Agreements” organized by Financial Poise.

October 9, 2013 – Arina Shulga participated in a panel discussion “Basics of Starting a Business” organized by Financial Poise, a provider of  practical and entertaining education for business owners and executives, accredited investors, and their legal and financial advisors.

September 19 – October 19, 2013 – Support Shulga Law’s client, miLES kickstarter campaign.  miLES aims to transform vacant storefronts into pop-up neighborhood hubs with 7 themes: SHOW, PLAY, LEARN, SHARE, MAKE, SHOP & EAT.  Think “airbnb for storefronts” (Fast Company) meets “community incubator” (The Huffington Post).

miLES is also offering a Spring Storefront Pop-up Incubator Program for merchants and creatives, to walk them through the process of pop-ups and also help them with a one or two day pop-up shop with staffing, insurance and our support.  This is ideal for merchants that are ready to take on a next step to explore retail opportunities at physical locations.

September 25, 2013 – Arina Shulga and Maria Golod, a CPA of MG Financials, co-presented a seminar for entrepreneurs at NYC Business Solutions titled “Choosing the Right Business Structure.”  The seminar was held from 12-2pm at 9 Bond Street, Brooklyn.

August 7, 2013 – Arina Shulga participated in a panel discussion “Roadmap to Buying a Business” organized by Financial Poise, a provider of  practical and entertaining education for business owners and executives, accredited investors, and their legal and financial advisors.  This webinar was a part of Business Law Dumbed Down Series offered by Financial Poise to business owners and entrepreneurs who are not attorneys.

August 5, 2013 – Arina Shulga presented a continuing legal education seminar for Lawline.com titled “What App Developers Should Know to Comply with the New COPPA Rule.”  This hour-long presentation offered an overview of the amended rule promulgated by the FTC under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, and how the new rule affects app developers.

July 11, 2013 – Shulga Law Firm’s client clothing designer Paula Cheng is a finalist in the prestigious Internal Talent Support (ITS) competition, 2013.  This is the first time a Parsons alumni has been selected as a finalist from a selection of over 1500 entries.  Read Parson’s press release here.  The competition will take place on July 12-13 in Trieste, Italy.  There are only 10 finalists in the Fashion Group from all over the world.  Good luck, Paula!

May 10, 2013 – Arina Shulga presented a seminar on business legal structures at BKLYN DESIGNS, New York’s annual exhibition of designers of contemporary furnishings, lighting and accessories made or designed in Brooklyn.  Click here for more information about the exhibition.

March 22, 2013 – Shulga Law’s client, miLES (Made in the Lower East Side), a neighborhood revitalization group, is scheduled to open co-working spaces in the Lower East Side on April 1st.  MiLES’s mission is to match up vacant stores with temporary tenants, including entrepreneurs who might want a space to run a pop-up shop or education and community focused organizations looking for affordable meeting space.   Read more here.

March 7, 2013 – Arina Shulga conducted a workshop on legal entity formation and other legal considerations for the FastTrac NewVenture class of entrepreneurs at The Levin Institute, New York.

February 5, 2013 – Arina Shulga presented a continuing legal education seminar for Lawline.com titled “Crowdfunding: A Lawyer’s Perspective.”  This hour-long presentation offered an overview of the crowdfunding industry and included a detailed analysis of the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act of 2012.  View the presentation here.

September 27, 2012 – Arina Shulga presented a workshop titled “Legal Issues for Mobile Apps Developers” as part of the Legal Stuff Explained 2.2 series of workshops by Docracy aimed at demystifying law for startups.  Slides are available at http://bit.ly/law4mobile.

September 20, 2012 – Arina Shulga presented a talk titled “How to Protect Your Company and Its Intellectual Property” at the TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs event in NYC organized by Webgrrls International. Slides are available at the following link: http://bit.ly/ip4startups.

May 15, 2012 – Arina Shulga contributed a guest blog titled “3 Costly Legal Mistakes Your Business Should (and Can) Avoid” for the NYC Business Solutions Blog.

May 10, 2012 – Arina Shulga conducted a workshop titled “Avoid Costly Legal Mistakes: Imperative Considerations for Small Business Owners” at the Small Business Expo in New York City.  Click here to download presentation slides.

April 30, 2012 – Arina Shulga is excited to join Webgrrls International, a community of women who are business owners in New York City.

April 13, 2012 – Arina Shulga conducted a pro bono legal clinic at NYC Business Solutions’ Brooklyn office, advising entrepreneurs and startups on various aspects of business law.  If interested in participating, contact the account manager at the center.

April 10, 2012 – Arina Shulga contributed a guest blog titled “Why Should You Incorporate Your Business” for the NYC Business Solutions Blogs

March 8, 2012 – Arina Shulga conducted a monthly pro bono legal clinic at NYC Business Solutions’ office in Brooklyn.  Topics covered are incorporation, legal entity choice, contract review and trademark prosecution.  If interested in participating, contact the account manager at the Center.

February 7, 2012 – Arina Shulga presented a continuing legal education seminar for Lawline.com titled “A Synopsis of the Legal Issues Related to the Development of Mobile Apps.”  This hour-long presentation offers an overview of legal issues that developers need to consider when building mobile applications, such as legal entity formation, corporate structure, protecting intellectual property, negotiating Master Services Agreements, and federal regulations that apply to the apps, such as COPPA.  View the webinar for free by clicking on the following link: http://bit.ly/xGBBUm.

January 24, 2012 – Arina Shulga conducted a monthly pro bono legal clinic at NYC Business Solutions’ office in Brooklyn.  Topics covered are incorporation and selection of appropriate legal entity.  If interested in participating, contact the account manager at the center.

January 1, 2012 – Shulga Law moved to its new office at 99 Madison Avenue.

November 7, 2011Business Law Post, Arina Shulga’s blog on legal issues relating to small businesses, has once again been selected as one of LexisNexis Top 25 Business Law Blogs for 2011.

May 3, 2011 – Ms. Shulga was a speaker at the panel titled “The 3 C’s Solution: Creative Financing, Crowdfunding & Crowdsourcing” held at the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Annual Meeting presented by the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.