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PLI presents: Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2010

Friday, June 04, 2010 - Saturday, June 05, 2010

04:00 AM BST - 04:00 AM BST

PLI's briefing will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling privately held companies, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise

  • Analyze the terms of an acquisition agreement

  • Organize the sale process

  • Develop successful negotiation strategies and tactics during a mock negotiation

  • Use letters of intent to maximize strategic advantage

  • Structure and negotiate earn-outs and critical risk allocation provisions

  • Spot and deal with the key issues that arise in non-corporate law areas

  • Cope with the special problems associated with acquisitions of divisions or subsidiaries

  • Understand the fiduciary duties of directors and majority shareholders

  • Understand the special issues relating to financial sponsors

Paul Hastings partner Mark Poerio is a featured speaker on June 3 and will discuss "Employee Benefits" from 1:45 pm to 3:15 pm.

  • Identifying ERISA liabilities

  • Integrating sellers and buyers plans

  • Transferring plan assets

  • Utilizing surplus plan assets; ESOPs

For more information and to register, visit the PLI website.

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