17th Advanced Forum on
Life Sciences Collaborative Agreements and Acquisitions
Maximizing Opportunities and Rewards in M&A, Licensing, Partnering Deals, and Strategic Alliances
Wednesday, February 27 to Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Carlton Hotel, New York, NY
Friday, March 1, 2013
A Interactive Working Group Session
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
Y. Jerry Cohen
As a skilled professional who handles the drafting and negotiating often complex collaborative agreements, this interactive and practical workshop will provide you with a nuts-and-bolts discussion of the underlying business, technical, and legal issues that often drive a life sciences collaboration.
During the workshop, each participant will have the opportunity to bring a redacted collaborative agreement and have seasoned experts guide the group through the good, the bad, and the ugly terms of each contract. Presenting a rare chance to work with your peers and discuss hypothetical contract situations, mock negotiations, and best practices in contract terms, this session will leave you armed with practical strategies on how to solve problems that face even the most experienced counsel and business development executives. Featuring advanced discussions on:
12:00 Workshop Concludes
12:00 Networking Lunch for Attendees of Both WorkshopsB Master Class
2:00 Conducting Thorough and Effective Due Diligence Analysis for Life Sciences M&A and Strategic Alliances
When negotiating an acquisition or alliance, the diligence review team must ensure that there will be no impediments to executing the deal. This in-depth workshop will help you make informed decisions regarding how the anticipated deal will increase the company’s overall value. With a focus on the legal risks that may occur when the diligence process fails to identify areas of concern, an expert faculty of diligence professionals will share best practices to help your next diligence inquiry run smoothly and protect your company’s bottom line.
Comparing the Different Metrics Used in M&A Deals:
Managing the Legal Risks Presented by Life Sciences Collaborations:
Crafting a Practical Checklist that Addresses both the Business Objectives of a Deal and an IP Assessment:
5:00 Workshop Concludes
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Wed, Feb 27, 2013
Thu, Feb 28, 2013
The Carlton Hotel
New York, NY
Accreditation will be sought in those jurisdictions requested by the registrants which have continuing education requirements. This course is identified as nontransitional for the purposes of CLE accreditation.
ACI certifies that the activity has been approved for CLE credit by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board in the amount of 12.0 hours. An additional 3.5 credit hours will apply to workshop participation.
ACI certifies that this activity has been approved for CLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 10.0 hours. An additional 3.0 credit hours will apply to workshop participation.You are required to bring your state bar number to complete the appropriate state forms during the conference. CLE credits are processed in 4-8 weeks after a conference is held.
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