IBA 5th Silicon Beach Conference: From Start-Up to Exit

22 Jan - 24 Jan 2023 Hilton Santa Monica, Santa Monica, USA

Register before 9 Dec 2022 to receive early registration discount

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A conference presented by the IBA North American Regional Forum, supported by the IBA Closely Held and Business Enterprises Committee, the IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee, IBA Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee, and the IBA Technology Law Committee.

Hot Topics include:

  • The Metaverse and Beyond
  • Bored Apes, Horse DNA and Counterfeit Tennis Shoes
  • The Intersection of IP Law and NFTs
  • The Ultimate Guide to Brand Protection, Globally – choosing the best brand for your start-up, protecting your brand globally, dealing with pirates
  • Best Practices for Obtaining Patent Protection in the Americas, Europe and India, strategic licensing and new licensing models
  • Climate Change Effects - start-up and funding landscapes for green-tech
  • Why Tech Companies Must Focus on the “G” in ESG
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Technology Industries – from inception through financing and exit
  • Corporate Structures for Start-Ups – the Delaware Flip or not? Timing and tax considerations 
  • Fundraising Structures
    • Strategies for maximizing fundraising in a down market; alternative funding opportunities in biotech and other industries
    • Strategic money – risks and rewards of having corporate investors invest in your clients
  • Unicorns in North America – views from the C-suite
  • Data Protection update: CCPA/CPRA, Virginia, Colorado, Utah and Connecticut privacy legislations; Canadian reforms; cross border data transfers
  • All you need to know about EU’s new content moderation rules
  • Aalyzing the impact of the EU Digital Services Act on North American platforms and intermediaries
  • Opportunities and risks associated with the use of biometric technologies in North America
  • Technology and IP disputes, insurance coverage for legal fees, litigation funding (supportive or trolls in sheep’s clothing?)
  • Cryptocurrency Litigation
  • How AI is affecting the M&A process
  • Exiting gracefully – Business exit strategies and their impacts on stakeholders

 

Important Dates

09
Dec

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09
Dec

Early bird deadline

Register by this date to receive early bird discounts.

06
Jan

Cancellation deadline

Cancellations are subject to an admin charge as stated in the conference programme. After this date, no refunds can be made.

13
Jan

Online registration deadline

Registration may still be possible after this date via the IBA office, but is subject to availability. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

13
Jan

Online amendment deadline

No further amendments can be made to your booking after this date. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

Online registrations received:

  On or before 9 December Until 13 January

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

$975 $1,585

Academics / judges (full-time)

$975 $1,585

Public lawyers

$975 $1,585

Corporate counsel**

$1,170 $1,585

IBA member

$1,300 $1,415

Non-member*

$1,470 $1,585

After 13 January Registrations must be received in hard copy at the IBA office


Hard copy registration forms and fees received:

  On or before 9 December After 9 December

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

$1,085 $1,760

Academics / judges (full-time)

$1,085 $1,760

Public lawyers

$1,085 $1,760

Corporate counsel**

$1,300 $1,760

IBA member

$1,445 $1,570

Non-member*

$1,635 $1,760

* By paying the non-member fee, we welcome you as a delegate member of the IBA for the year in which this conference is held, which entitles you to the following benefits:

  • Password access to certain parts of the IBA website.
  • Receipt of IBA E-news and access to online versions of IBA Global Insight.
  • Pay the member rate

** A reduced rate is offered to IBA Corporate Group Members. Please register online to obtain a 25 per cent discount on the IBA Member fee

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Speaker opportunities

If you would like to be considered as a potential speaker at this specialist conference then please contact the relevant Chair/Co-Chairs in the IBA North American Regional Forum with your request; please send your bio together with information on your qualification and expertise on the topic.

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