Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Conference: 12:00PM – 6:00PM | Reception: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Westin Waterfront | 425 Summer St | Boston

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The Boston Bar’s inaugural Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference is an opportunity for members of Boston’s legal and business communities to gather for networking and discussions around key topics and trends at the intersection of capital investments and the law.

This half-day conference will cover a range of topics from the essentials of fund formation and term sheet negotiations, to more advanced discussions surrounding regulatory developments and recent trends in deal terms. Panelists will offer insights into challenges and opportunities ahead within the current fundraising environment and discuss best practices for attorneys to employ in their practice.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

VENTURE CAPITAL

Basics of a Series A Term Sheets

SPEAKERS:
Julie McCann, Associate Counsel, Battery Ventures
Brandon Middleton Pratt, Goodwin
Jak Knowles, Cure Duchenne

COMMITTEE MEMBER LIAISON: Stephen Fox

PRIVATE EQUITY

Nuts & Bolts of Fund Formation

SPEAKERS:
Gerald Kehoe, Morgan Lewis
Jeremy Naylor, Cooley
Mohan Thomas, Ares Energy Investment Funds

COMMITTEE MEMBER LIAISON: Shaun R. Getchell

VENTURE CAPITAL

Recent Developments in Regulatory Landscape for Early Stage Financing

a. Crowdfunding (federal and intrastate)
b. Rule 506(c)
c. Reg A+
d. Changes to Rule 504

SPEAKERS:
Moderator – Joe Daniels, McCarter & English
John Hancock, Foley Hoag
David Feinberg, Feinberg Hanson
Ed Pease, WilmerHale

PRIVATE EQUITY

Recent Developments in Laws Governing PE Funds (tax, legal, regulatory, etc.)

SPEAKERS:
Lizette Perez-Deisboeck, Battery Ventures
Al Browne, Cooley LLP
Andy Bentley, PwC

COMMITTEE MEMBER LIAISON: Nicole Peppe

VENTURE CAPITAL

Recent Trends in Deal Terms and their Impact on Financial VC’s, Corporate VC’s, and Venture Philanthropy

  • Financial VC’s, Corporate VC’s and Venture Philanthropy VC’s: How do they differ as to investment goals, structure of investments and level of interaction with portfolio companies
  • Recent Trends in VC Deal Terms/Investment Environment and impact on the 3 types of VC’s

SPEAKERS:
Moderator – Stephen Brook, Burns & Levinson LLP
David Aronoff, Flybridge Capital Partners
Dina Ciarimboli, Third Rock Ventures
Chris Colecchi, Broadview Ventures
Alex de Winter, GE Ventures

COMMITTEE MEMBER LIAISON: Andy Merken, Burns & Levinson

PRIVATE EQUITY

Recent Trends in PE Deal Terms

SPEAKERS:

Daniel P. Riley, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Patrick Furlong , Riverside Partners
Reed Sussman, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Ryan Carr, M/C Partners

SPEAKER

Eric Brooks
ARBY Partners

CONFERENCE PRICING

BOSTON BAR MEMBER – $295.00
To reserve your seat, click REGISTER, then LOGIN to your Boston Bar member account.

NON MEMBER – $395.00
To reserve your seat, click REGISTER, then Login to Attend to create a New User account -or- contact Margaret DeMoura: 617.778.1946 | mdemoura@bostonbar.org.

CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIPS

LAW FIRM PARTNERS

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CORPORATE SPONSOR

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For information regarding sponsorship opportunities for Boston Bar Conferences, please contact Erica Southerland: 617.778.1930 | esoutherland@bostonbar.org

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Jody Rose
New England Venture Capital Association

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Nicole Peppe
Cooley

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Andrew Merken
Burns & Levinson LLP

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Ben Hron
Committee Chair
McCarter & English LLP

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Shaun Getchell
Morgan Lewis

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Stephen Fox
Goodwin

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