M&A IN TECHNOLOGY
by Caroline Bérubé
Syllabus: Comparing various corporate structures taking into account intellectual property rights, due diligence methods in a M&A transaction involving technology companies, structuring deals taking into accounts intellectual property/ technology, valuation and requirements regarding technology transfer/intellectual property rights licencing across the Asia Pacific region and impact post acquisition on structures, contracts, intellectual property rights and employment and other relevant factors.
Objectives and skills targeted: This course will allow attendees to understand and evaluate the pro and cons of setting up different types of corporate structures when dealing with technology companies having a high value components in intellectual property, pros and cons of setting up a IP holding and where, different ways to transfer technology to a target buyer, assessing the target company, valuation of the technology in a M&A deal and across various jurisdictions in the region using different case studies..
PROJECT FINANCING IN INFRASTRUCTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
by Adrian Wong
Syllabus: The legal principles and structures relating to international project financing of infrastructure.
Objectives and skills targeted: Acquiring knowledge of considerations and best practice as well as the role of project financing in the development of infrastructure and technology.
INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE TRANSACTIONS
by Markus Petsche
Syllabus: This course covers a variety of practical and legal issues arising in connection with the conclusion and performance of international contracts. Specific focus will be placed on electronic commerce transactions.
Objectives and skills targeted: Attendees will acquire in-depth knowledge and understanding of practical and legal issues arising in connection with the conclusion and performance of international contracts.