31st Annual University of Texas Technology Law Conference


UT Law’s 31st Annual Technology Law Conference brings together a nationally-recognized faculty of technology and licensing practitioners, in-house counsel from leading tech companies, and experts in open source, data privacy and security, and emerging technology for the latest issues affecting the industry.

Thursday afternoon, San Francisco Corporate Partner, Samuel Dibble, will give an overview of cryptocurrencies, tokens, blockchain and other applications of distributed ledger technology. Attendees will learn about exciting recent developments in the use of this technology and innovations in how funds are raised, including recent trends in ICOs, SAFTs and token pre-sales. He will also discuss the securities, tax and consumer protection issues raised by these innovations.

Austin Corporate Partner and local corporate department chair, Jordan Herman, along with colleagues Matthew Lyons (Shearman & Sterling LLP) and Robert Suffoletta (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati), P.C.) will discuss important actions private sellers should take to prepare for an M&A event, including buyer and seller perspectives on key deal terms and some of the ethical issues that can arise in M&A transactions.

For more information, contact Lorin Leake.

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