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Co-Sponsored Life Science Panel Discussion and Networking Event

November 27, 2018
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Rat’s Restaurant
16 Fairgrounds Rd
Grounds for Sculpture
Hamilton Township, NJ 08619
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Maximizing Profitability: The "new" New Jersey state incentives to help grow your Life Science company in the Garden State and opportunities for Strategic Corporate Partnering and beyond

BDO, McCarter & English, USI Insurance Services and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority invite you and your colleagues to attend a complimentary life sciences afternoon panel discussion and networking event.
 
Topics to be discussed include:
  • The full range of programs and services offered by the state of New Jersey to fuel the growth of emerging life science companies
  • Federal and state tax incentive programs geared toward fostering investment in R&D and how recent changes could provide valuable incentives to companies
  • The importance of strategic corporate partners for early-stage biotech companies and how to attract investors – a critical step towards monetization
  • M&A transaction liability considerations, including acquisition due diligence, director’s and officer’s liability, and representations and warranties insurance coverage
 
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to network with your peers and hear from industry leaders on the challenges and opportunities facing life science companies today.

Space is limited, so please register by Wednesday, November 21. We look forward to seeing you there!
2:00 PM to 2:15 PM – Registration

2:15 PM to 3:00 PM – NJEDA Presentation
 
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM – Panel Discussion & Q&A
 
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM – Networking Reception
Presenter
Kathleen Coviello, Vice President, Technology & Life Sciences Investments, New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Panelists
Jonathan Forman, Partner and Managing Director of BDO’s Global R&D Center of Excellence, BDO USA, LLP
Michael Lezynski, New Jersey President and National Life Science Practice Leader, USI Insurance Services
David Sorin, Partner and Co-Chair of the Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies Practice, McCarter & English, LLP

Moderator
Stephen Smith, Director of Technology and Life Sciences, BDO USA, LLP