Fund Manager's Guide: Investing in the Tech Space (Session 2)

Seminar | September.20.2017 | 12:45pm - 2:00pm (Hong Kong Time)

Orrick Hong Kong

Please join Scott Peterman and David Case for an interactive discussion on some key issues and considerations when investing in the technology space. Specific topics we will cover include:

  • Technology due diligence – Roles of IP and IT in an investment
  • Human resources due diligence – After the investment?
  • Does the type of investment matter?
  • How to identify IP being conveyed?
  • IP assets: problem areas
  • Dealing with new and evolving IP
  • Investment decisions - What is your objective?

CPD/CPT/CLE Credit
1 CPD/CPT/CLE credit is being accredited for this seminar.

Note: This session's content will be the same as Session 1 on September 12.

Registration is closed, as this session is full.

CLE Credits Available: Y

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Practice:

  • M&A and Private Equity
  • Funds
  • Fintech
  • Real Estate
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Derivatives
  • China
  • Japan

Scott Peterman Partner M&A and Private Equity, Funds

Hong Kong

Scott Peterman, a partner in Orrick’s Hong Kong office, is a member of the M&A and Private Equity Group.

Scott focuses on representing private fund sponsors and investors in the formation of alternative investment vehicles, including pan-Asian private equity funds, venture capital funds, infrastructure and real estate funds, private REITs, hedge funds, hybrid funds, emerging manager platform funds, Hong Kong authorized funds, and emerging market ETFs. In addition, he has advised on more than 150 account arrangements, representing sovereign wealth funds, universities, seeding and first-loss capital programs, family offices and individual investors.

Scott has extensive experience representing both Chinese state-owned enterprises and private companies in a broad range of M&A transactions, leveraged buyouts, venture capital financings, as well as relevant regulatory and compliance matters. He also counsels FinTech start-ups, develops compensation and profit-sharing schemes, and assists entrepreneurs in managing their wealth. 

Scott offers clients a unique perspective with in-depth knowledge in the technology and telecommunications industries, having served for 13 years as a Silicon Valley senior executive prior to practicing law, including as Apple’s first country manager for China and Korea, director of Asia Pacific for Alcatel Data Networks and director of North American Corporate Development for Cable & Wireless.

Scott has been consistently recognized by various prestigious legal publications such as Chambers Asia, Asia-Pacific Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal. He gains high praise from clients for his “commercial acumen” and “awareness of what the client wants.” He is known as “a very experienced practitioner” with “unparalleled” expertise in “complex economic structures”.

Prior to joining Orrick, Scott worked at Jones Day and Sidley Austin in Hong Kong, and practiced in the United States, United Kingdom, and Japan for many years.

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Practice:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
  • IP Counseling & Due Diligence
  • 3D Printing
  • Japan

David Case Partner Intellectual Property, Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Tokyo

David Case is an experienced intellectual property and commercial disputes lawyer in Orrick’s Tokyo office. His experience in Japan and New York includes a variety of intellectual property and information technology contentious and non-contentious matters on behalf of Japanese and non-Japanese clients.

In connection with his contentious work, David has assisted with or been lead counsel in numerous litigations and arbitrations venued in the United States and Japan involving intellectual property infringement claims or commercial claims involving intellectual property rights. David also regularly supports Orrick’s M&A and venture start-up teams in respect of intellectual property and information technology aspects of cross border M&A and venture capital deals.