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PLI's Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - Thursday, May 26, 2011

04:00 AM BST - 04:00 AM BST

At this perennial favorite, PLI has comprised an experienced faculty to walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, 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. Learn about the special issues that apply when a private equity firm is the buyer or owns the target company, and gain an understanding of the key tax, employee benefits, intellectual property and environmental issues that arise and how to address them. Plus, you will learn about techniques and strategies essential to successful negotiations.

Paul Hastings partner Amit Mehta is a featured speaker on Day 2 to discuss "Structuring and Negotiating Earn-Outs" at 3:30 pm.

The problems that arise in the context of structuring and drafting contingent consideration, or earn-out, arrangements in a transaction:•Formulas•Disputes•Accounting and tax issues•Effect on indemnification

The conference takes place on May 24 - 25, 2011 at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center.450 N. Cityfront Plaza DriveChicago, Il 60611 (312) 464-8787

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

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