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Preparing for Acquisition or IPO: Legal and Financial Best Practices for In-House Counsel
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LES Seattle Chapter Meeting

3/18/2015
When: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Lane Powell - 4th floor conference room
1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4200
P.O. Box 91302
Seattle, Washington  98111-9402
United States

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DATE & TIME
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
11:30 AM- 1:00 PM
Presentation 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

TITLE
Preparing for Acquisition or IPO: Legal and Financial Best Practices for In-House Counsel

SPEAKERS
Todd Alberstone
Brent Johnson, Audit partner, KPMG

DESCRIPTION
Whether it's by IPO or via an acquisition, the success of an exit is highly impacted by the soundness of earlier financial and legal decisions made in the C-suite.   The speakers will present key best practices that in-house Legal and Finance executives should implement in anticipation of a future acquisition or IPO.

LOCATION  - NOTE - The event will be in the 4th floor conference room
Lane Powell
1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4200
P.O. Box 91302
Seattle, WA 98111-9402

REGISTRATION
Online registration by Monday, March 16, 2015 
LES Member: $20
Non-Member: $25

Onsite registration:
LES Member: $25
Non-Member: $30

CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions permitted

SPEAKER BIOS
Todd Alberstone
has nearly 30 years' experience counseling and representing digital media, software, internet and technology ventures. Todd provides advice and counsel on a wide range of strategic issues, including implementation of best practices, licensing, IP strategy, M&A strategy, consumer issues, and privacy. Todd spent 10 years as Associate General Counsel (and also as Chief Privacy Officer for 5 years) of streaming media pioneer RealNetworks, Inc. (1998-2008), and was the General Counsel of Cardiac Science Corp. (formerly NASDAQ: CSCX), where he was part of the executive team that successfully sold the company.


Brent Johnson is an Audit partner in KPMG's Seattle office. He leads the office's mid-market and technology, media, and telecommunications practice. Brent has more than 25 years of experience providing audit services to high technology clients and life sciences industries. He has extensive experience with publicly traded and venture backed technology companies and has been involved in a number of initial and secondary public offerings and business combinations.