Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2024

Page W. Griffin Ken D. Kumayama

On May 15-16, Palo Alto intellectual property and technology partner Ken Kumayama and executive compensation and benefits partner Page Griffin participated in PLI’s Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2024 program in San Francisco.

Mr. Kumayama participated in the session “Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property,” which focused on IP issues when acquiring and selling a privately held company, such as IP diligence, data privacy compliance, representations and warranties, and closing and post-closing conditions.

Mr. Griffin spoke on the panel “Specialty Areas: Labor and Employment / Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits,” which identified executive compensation and employee benefit liabilities, analyzed section 280G and the private company exception, assessed compensation and benefits considerations in transaction agreements, and evaluated retention and integration.