Corporate Venturing: The Role of In-House Counsel

Presenters:

Ellen Ehrenpreis Orrick, Partner

Gregory Heibel Orrick, Partner

Linda Yates Mach49, Founder and CEO

Paul Holland Foundation Capital, General Partner

Program Level: Beginner

Duration: 61 minutes

Recorded On: December 5, 2018

Program Description

This exciting, interactive program focuses on essential need-to-know best practices for the in-house lawyer in designing, setting up and executing on a corporate venture capital initiative. Program participants will learn what corporate venturing is all about, how to become the all important “new venture advocate” within the corporate mothership, practical tips for ensuring the success of the corporate venture program and critical practice pointers in negotiating and executing corporate venture deals.

 

Learning Objectives

Program participants will gain essential insights into what it takes to get a corporate venture program off the ground, how to be “lawyer as facilitator” rather than “lawyer as roadblock,” the critical role the in-house lawyer plays in bridging the various constituencies inside the mothership and practical tips and strategic considerations in negotiating and closing corporate venture deals.

 

Agenda

–  Intro
–  Designing the CVC
–  CVC Best Practices
–  Deal Execution — Practical Tips
–  Wrap Up

 

CLE Info

This program is also currently available for 1.0 general credit in the following states:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
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Colorado
Connecticut
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Hawaii*
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New Hampshire
New Jersey*
New Mexico
New York
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Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Washington
West Virginia

*In Hawaii and New Jersey, we rely on their reciprocity policies pursuant to which our programs are deemed accredited once they are approved in the various reciprocity states where we apply such as California, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Presenters:

Ellen Ehrenpreis
Partner, Orrick

Gregory Heibel
Partner, Orrick

Linda Yates
Founder and CEO, Mach49

Paul Holland
General Partner, Foundation Capital

Program Level: Beginner

Duration: 61 minutes

Recorded On: December 5, 2018