2015 All Hands Meeting
October 28 Session
Life Sciences Track Agenda

10:30AM-12:05PM
Hot Topics in Healthcare and FDA -- Evaluating Risk and Exploring Investment Opportunities

Torrey Cope, Meena Datta & Hae-Won Min Liao
Sidley Austin LLP
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An update on the latest regulatory and enforcement trends in FDA and healthcare law and policy. This discussion will highlight strategic risk areas and new opportunities for growth and legislative development relevant to Life Science companies.

1:30PM-2:15PM
Life Science IP Update

Steven Carlson & Jonathan Waldrop
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
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2:20PM-3:05PM
Is Your Policy Panacea or Placebo? The In-House Lawyers’ Guide to Safe and Effective Use of Insurance Coverage

Carl Blumenstein
Nossaman LLP_
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The life sciences and high tech industries are rapidly innovating, evolving and expanding. In those fast-paced industries, risks are also rapidly changing and increasing. It is essential for in-house counsel to understand what risks insurance policies cover, what they exclude, and how to maximize benefits. This discussion will focus on issues of particular importance to the life sciences sector, as well as those affecting all technology-driven companies. Key topics to be addressed include:
  • Privacy and cybersecurity
  • Product liability
  • Product defect
  • Directors’ and officers’ coverage
  • [Surprise!] impact of merger
A practical, state-of-the art dialogue about insurance issues and risk management for in-house professionals.

3:30PM-4:30PM
International Investigations

Luis Li
Munger Tolles & Olson LLP
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What happens when a criminal or civil enforcement investigation arises in a foreign jurisdiction and potential transnational litigation ensues? What are the practical consequences of such an investigation and how does a company defend its interests both abroad and in the United States? This session provides practical advice regarding coordinating defenses to transnational criminal and civil enforcement investigations and developing cost-effective and nuanced strategies to address these complex problems.


Please Note: Program details are subject to change without notice

2015 Participating Law Firms & Companies