45-minute lecture-style masterclass workshops hosted by an expert partner.
11:00 - 11:45 - IPO Preparedness
IPO Preparedness Masterclass: Navigating the Current Landscape – Recent Experiences From The Front Line
This masterclass will discuss the preparation necessary to go public and operate as a public company and how life sciences companies can best position themselves for the IPO market return. The panel will share their experiences of taking multiple European life sciences companies public in the US.
The session will consider the key IPO preparedness topics, including:
The panel will consider real-life examples and experiences, including:
Div Gupta, Partner, Cooley
Claire Keast-Butler, Partner, Cooley
Kinam Hong, Partner, Crossover Strategy, Sofinnova Partners
Marc de Garidel, CEO & Interim Board Chair, Abivax
12:00 - 12:45 - Licensing & Partnering
The Licensing & Partnering Masterclass will delve into the key considerations, challenges, opportunities and tactics when considering a licensing or partnering deal. It will explore models, the cope of licences and key success factors when entering into agreements.
Julie Yeni, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Hiroshi Sherato, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Oren Livne, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Julia Schieber, Partner, Baker McKenzie
13:00 - 13:45 - M&A
The session will discuss key considerations and potential issues and processes to think about when preparing a company for M&A, including:
Robbie McLaren, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Samantha Peacock, Associate, Latham & Watkins