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Partnering Bootcamp and Welcome Reception - 05/07/2019
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13:00 - 19:30 390 mins
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Registration
Registration

Pre-function (2F)

13:30 - 14:00 30 mins
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Networking
Refreshments

Refreshments will be provided in Blossom Room (2F)

14:00 - 14:10 10 mins
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Partnering Bootcamp: How to do cross-border deals in China
Welcome Remarks
  • Speaker Greg B. Scott - Founder and Chairman, ChinaBio® Group
14:10 - 15:10 60 mins
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Partnering Bootcamp: How to do cross-border deals in China
Exploring different IPO listing venues
  • Moderator Patrick Loofbourrow, JD - Partner, Cooley LLP
  • Panelist Will Cai, JD - Partner and Head of Asia Capital Markets, Cooley LLP
  • Panelist Robert Phillips, JD - Partner, Cooley LLP

Blossom Room (2F)

Asia-based and other life sciences companies now have several IPO listing options, including Hong Kong and US exchanges. Our experts will help you better understand the pros and cons, timelines, distinct regulatory frameworks and other key factors that are driving listing decisions, and will share some stories from the trenches.

15:10 - 15:40 30 mins
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Partnering Bootcamp: How to do cross-border deals in China
Networking Break

Blossom Room (2F)

15:40 - 16:55 75 mins
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Partnering Bootcamp: How to do cross-border deals in China
Monetize your assets using structured transactions
  • Moderator James Lu, JD - Partner, Cooley LLP, Shanghai
  • Panelist Robert Braithwaite - CEO, Luqa Pharmaceuticals
  • Panelist Gregory Frost, PhD - CEO, F1 Oncology
  • Panelist Rama Padmanabhan, JD - Partner, Cooley LLP
  • Panelist Michelle Xia, PhD - Chairman and CEO, Akeso Biopharma Inc.
  • Panelist Faming Zhang, PhD - CEO, Waterstone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Blossom Room (2F)

Join us for a panel discussion on structured transaction alternatives that enable life science companies to maximize the monetization of their assets (including pipeline assets), including contingent payments, collaboration arrangements with an option to buy, majority and minority investments with put/call options, spin-outs and license structures as alternatives to asset sales. Drawing on the experience of a group of seasoned dealmakers, the panelists will talk about their own war stories and lessons learned and share tips to help your company execute the next transaction.

16:55 - 17:00 5 mins
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Partnering Bootcamp: How to do cross-border deals in China
Closing Remarks
  • Speaker James Lu, JD - Partner, Cooley LLP, Shanghai
17:30 - 19:30 120 mins
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Welcome Reception
ChinaBio® Partnering Forum Welcome Reception

The Cook Lobby Bar, Kerry Hotel Pudong (1F)

Meet other attendees and members of the prestigious BayHelix group at this informal reception. BayHelix is an organization of senior life science executives that fosters the growth of the life sciences industry in China and globally.