Private Equity Structuring: The Basics

Friday, February 28, 2020 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


Program Chair:

Adele Hogan
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

  • An expert faculty will cover the basics of private equity fund formation, structuring and deal making at both the fund level and with funds’ portfolio companies. Regulatory requirements, compliance issues and market trends will be covered. The ethics segment will relate primarily to specific private equity situations, including the new public and private offering regulations and the new regulatory requirements.

    Who Should Attend: Lawyers, private equity professionals, compliance professionals and investors who want to advise clients on how to set up private equity funds, fund regulatory issues, maximize value for funds in connection with their own IPOs or M&A matters, as well as IPOs and M&A at the portfolio company level.

    Program Fee: $239 for Members | $339 for Nonmembers
    In-House Counsel: Free for Members | $279 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2018-2020), Judges, or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Dennis J. Block
    Greenberg Traurig, LLP

    William (“Beau”) Brashares
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    Jennifer G. Cooper
    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

    Maurice Gindi
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

    Brian S. Korn
    Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

    Steve R. Lueker
    Lueker Mott Zezula LLC

    Risë B. Norman
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

    John Senior
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

    Sarah Stasny
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

    Adam K. Weinstein
    Sidley Austin LLP

  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am    
    The Basics of Private Equity Structuring
    Beau Brashares, Maurice Gindi, Brian Korn

    10:00 am – 10:50 am
    Recent Developments in Fund Structuring Terms
    Jennifer Cooper, Stephen Lueker,  John Senior

    10:50 am – 11:00 am 

    11:00 am – 12:00 pm 
    Crossroads Between Compliance, Best Practices and Ethics; Deals and Claims – The Ethical Implications
    Adele Hogan, Beth Kramer, Sarah Stasny

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 
    M&A and Liquidity Events for Private Equity Firms and their Portfolio Companies
    Rise Norman, Adam Weinstein, Dennis Block

  • New York: 4.0 Total: 3.0 Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics
    New Jersey: 4.6 total: 3.4 general & 1.2 prof. resp.
    California: 4.0 total: 3.0 general & 1.0 prof resp.
    Pennsylvania: 3.5 total: 2.5 general & 1.0 prof. resp.
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Banking Law, Gregory J. Lyons, Chair
    Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Control Contests, Trevor S. Norwitz, Chair
    Private Investment Funds, Rebecca F. Silberstein, Chair
    Securities Regulation, David S. Huntington, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |