Venture Capital 2021: Nuts and Bolts, Practising Law Institute (PLI)
8:55 AM – 5:00 PM – EDT, April 8, 2021
Join Rimon law co-Chair Dror Futter and panelist Jeff Fromm in the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) “Venture Capital 2021: Nuts and Bolts” webinar.
Why You Should Attend
A thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. Designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, you will learn the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a venture capital deal, to participating in a mock term sheet negotiation, to exploring key issues in follow-on financing rounds, exit strategies and securities law compliance, our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues you need to master to actively and successfully participate in today’s venture capital environment. You will also learn about the latest financing trends, regional differences in deal practice, and ethical issues that arise when representing start-ups and venture backed companies.
What You Will Learn
• How to form and counsel start-ups
• Key venture capital finance terms
• Angel and seed financing
• Structuring exit strategies
• Digital asset trends and new financing techniques
• The various applicable securities and tax laws
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys who advise start-up companies and for investors and venture capitalists.
• Simulated negotiation over Series A financing round terms
• Earn one hour of Ethics credit
Dror Futter focuses his practice on startup companies and their investors, and has worked with a wide range of technology companies. His fifteen years’ experience as in-house counsel includes positions with Vidyo, Inc., a venture-backed videoconferencing company, and New Venture Partners, a venture fund focused on corporate spinouts. Prior to that, Mr. Futter was Counsel to the CIO of Lucent Technologies, as well as supporting parts of its sourcing organization. Read more here.
Jeffrey A. Fromm has a broad range of legal and business experience – over 30 years as a firm lawyer, general counsel, operating executive, equity investor, entrepreneur and board member. With that background as well as an NYU J.D. and Columbia M.B.A., Mr. Fromm offers a rare blend of business and strategic experience to his clients. Mr. Fromm represents privately held companies at all stages, often collaborating with the executive team as “outside general counsel”. His companies practice includes equity financings, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic licensing transactions, executive employment and compensation arrangements, and corporate governance matters. Read more here.
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