Michael Dorf, Partner, Shearman & Sterling to speak at TKG’s Venture Capital in the 2019 Landscape: Significant Trends and Developments Explored

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael Dorf, Partner, Shearman & Sterling will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Venture Capital in the 2019 Landscape: Significant Trends and Developments Explored! LIVE Webcast.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 08, 2019 - This event is scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET.

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    About Michael Dorf
    Michael Dorf is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice.

    He has extensive experience in U.S. domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, carve-outs, venture capital financings, strategic investments, joint ventures and corporate partnering transactions.

    He has represented public and private companies, private equity funds, venture capital investors and sovereign wealth funds in the technology, media, telecommunications, biotechnology, health care, renewable energy, consumer products and other industries. In addition, Michael represents portfolio companies of private equity clients, handling day-to-day legal activities, add-on acquisitions, and other general corporate work.

    About Shearman & Sterling
    From complex cross-border transactions to exclusively local deals, clients rely on Shearman & Sterling’s vast international network to help accomplish their business goals. The firm has approximately 850 lawyers in 20 offices around the world, and its lawyers come from some 80 countries, speak more than 60 languages and practice US, English, EU, French, German, Italian, Hong Kong, OHADA and Saudi law. They also practice Dubai International Financial Centre law and Abu Dhabi Global Market law.

    Event Synopsis:
    The year 2018 have seen skyrocketing venture capital (VC) investment across the U.S. At nearly $100 billion, 2018 holds the highest VC invested from a wide range of sectors across the market. As this trend continuously shifts the market, it makes the VC landscape more prone to risks and challenges that practitioners must be careful of. It is necessary for venture capitalists, investors, and companies to keep track of the growing VC market as well as the other emerging trends and developments to maximize the potential of their venture capital funds.

    Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the emerging trends and developments in venture capital investment. Speakers will also discuss best strategies to maximize its potential.

    Key topics include:
    • Venture Capital Funding: An Overview
    • Emerging Venture Capital Trends
    • Maximizing Potentials
    • Regulatory Issues and Challenges
    • Risk Mitigation Techniques
    • 2019 Outlook

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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