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PLIs Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2012

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - Thursday, May 24, 2012

04:00 AM BST - 04:00 AM BST

At this perennial favorite, the experienced faculty will 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. You will learn about the special issues that apply when a private equity firm is the buyer or owns the target company, and about the techniques and strategies that are essential to successful negotiations.

You will also gain an understanding of the key tax, employee benefits, and intellectual property issues that arise and how to address them. Plus you will learn about special diligence concerns involving international deals, including FCPA, AML, tax and labor issues.

Paul Hastings partner Amit Mehta is a featured speaker on Day Two, May 23, at 3:30 pm to discuss "Structuring and Negotiating Earn-Outs." 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

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

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