Conferences and Speeches

LES 2010 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
01:00 AM ET

Morgan Lewis's Wendy Pan will chair the panel for "To Deal or Not To Deal, That Is the Option - The Rising Popularity of Options and the Art and Science of Using Options in Life Sciences Transactions" at the Licensing Executives Society 2010 Annual Meeting. Other panelists include business development executives from Shire, Targacept, and Cephalon.

The workshop will discuss the use of options in different kinds of transactions and address issues such as how to select the option trigger, how to negotiate the exercise price and how to combine the use of options with other deal tools. This workshop will also discuss business, financial, technical, and legal considerations in structuring option-based transactions and how to use options as a strategy to get access to hot assets, allocate costs and risks, and maximize upside benefits while minimizing downside exposure.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611