Please Treat the Information in the Digest as Confidential. Do Not Circulate Outside of the Lex Mundi Network.

If you are interested in a matter, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing Isis Bous and Allison Laubach through the “Ask About a Matter” button on the details page or directly (; and let us know which project(s) interests you. We will place matches with Lex Mundi member firms on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can view all matter summaries on the “Digest” page(s). To view summaries by legal need, select the category of interest. See details of individual matters via the “Read More” link in a matter. To view all details of all available matters, choose “View All”.

Five One Labs Inc.

Review Independent Contractor Agreement and Related Practices


Assist an international startup incubator by reviewing their Independent Contractor agreement and related practices.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: Five One Labs is an international startup incubator that helps talented entrepreneurs from diverse communities launch their startups. Their vision is to develop an inclusive network of innovators and entrepreneurs globally with the support, skills, and connections to impact their communities positively and to provide advisory support to scalable startups looking to launch or grow their businesses. They currently offer programming in Colombia and Iraq.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Decent Work and Economic Growth, End Poverty, Gender Equality, Industry Innovation and Infrastructure
Legal Issue(s):

Currently, Five One Labs’ U.S. based nonprofit works with five independent contractors in Colombia. They have worked with an attorney in Colombia to review compliance under the laws of Colombia. Now, they are seeking a consultation with a U.S.-based employment attorney to review their Independent Contractor agreement and their practices, to ensure they comply with U.S. law.