John Hession on Panel for Entrepreneur’s Edge: Critical Factors for a Successful Board 

Corporate partner John Hession will be a panelist on Entrepreneur's Edge: Critical Factors for a Successful Board, hosted by the University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group. The panel will examine the critical factors for a successful board from the legal, investing, and entrepreneurial perspectives. It will be held on Tuesday, February 26 at the UVA LVG Incubator, …

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Mary Beth Kerrigan Speaking on Startup Coalition Panel about Funding Environment in New England

Corporate attorney Mary Beth Kerrigan will be a panelist for The Startup Coalition's event Funding Environment in New England. The panel will be held on Wednesday, February 13 at 6pm at WeWork. Panelists will discuss the changes in the funding environment in New England and: the alternative forms of funding that have gained traction in …

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Dave Czarnecki Moderating XPX New England Panel on M&A War Stories

XPX New England will be hosting the panel M&A War Stories: Unexpected Challenges and Creative Solutions on Tuesday, January 22 at 4pm. Dave Czarnecki will moderate the panel, which will describe the various unpredictable challenges encountered in specific M&A transactions, and the creative solutions the panelists developed to address these challenges. The panel includes: Stuart …

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Dave Czarnecki Presenting on S Corp Redemptions Webinar

Dave Czarnecki will present, along with John Barrie of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, on the webinar S Corp Redemptions: Characterization, Tax Consequences Post-Tax Reform, Application of Sections 302 and 301. Topics will include structuring S corporation redemptions post-tax reform, under what circumstances redemptions would be disadvantageous to the S corporation or shareholders, application of Section …

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Mary Beth Kerrigan Speaking on Mass Bar Association Panel

Corporate attorney Mary Beth Kerrigan will be a panelist during the Massachusetts Bar Association's Inaugural Young Lawyers Division Symposium on Friday, December 14. Mary Beth will speak on the panel Legal Skills Bootcamp for the Transactional Attorney, which will discuss practical negotiation strategies, practice tips and pitfalls to consider when drafting business agreements, and the …

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Scott Bleier Speaking at TiE ScaleUp Intro to Venture Capital

Corporate attorney Scott Bleier will speak to the company participants of the current TiE ScaleUp Cohort on Monday, December 3. TiE ScaleUp helps "Seed to Series A" companies overcome typical barriers to growth by helping them to optimize their strategic positioning, operations, sales, and competitive advantage. TiE offers a vibrant community of serial entrepreneurs, thought …

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Mike Jabbawy Speaking on Effects of MA Non-Compete Law Changes on Venture Stage Companies

Corporate attorney Mike Jabbawy will speak at the Boston Bar Association's (BBA) event MA Non-Compete Law Changes and Their Impacts on Early and Venture Stage Company Hiring Practices. The event will include an informal discussion amongst general counsel and employment law practitioners working with early and venture stage companies on how they are advising their …

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MassBio Forum: Doing Business in China, Trade Friction or Pharma Fusion?

By: John Hession This week I attended a MassBio Forum Panel on Doing Business With China: Changing Regulatory Reforms and BD Opportunities in China. The panel members were Kate Haviland, Chief Business Officer at Blueprint Bio; Wei Zhao, Vice President at VP 6 Dimensions (Wuxi Ventures); and Kenneth Zhou, Partner at WilmerHale. The moderator was Ryan Roller, …

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Mike Jabbawy Speaking on Shoobx Drive Conference Startup Panel

At the Shoobx Drive Conference for Startups on November 8, emerging company and technology attorney Mike Jabbawy will participate on the panel Keeping Your Startup Operations Running Smoothly. Mike will talk with Jules Pieri, Founder and CEO of The Grommet, and Chris Comparato, CEO of Toast, and Johnnie Walker of TempCFO about what it takes to …

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Upcoming event – Navigating the Road to Business Success: Advice from Women Forging Their Own Path

Join us on the morning of Thursday, November 8 from 7:30-9am as we host an all-female panel of women leading the business world. They will share their advice for success and traps for the unwary. MBBP corporate attorney Elizabeth Bitar will moderate the panel. Topics will include: How to make genuine connections Career growth strategies …

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