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Goodwin Procter LLP: Goodwin is a leading law firm, with a team of more than 1,000 attorneys serving clients across the globe. Goodwin boasts a dynamic Life Sciences practice servicing the needs of the biotech, pharma, and healthcare industries in key life sciences hubs. The team is deeply experienced in developing and implementing creative strategies to help maximize the value and position of our clients across all phases of the corporate life cycle including on corporate, intellectual property, FDA/regulatory, and litigation matters. Since the beginning of 2018, Goodwin advised issuers on more than a twenty biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry IPOs worth in aggregate nearly $3 billion — making Goodwin the number one advisor in this sector by offering value. To learn more, visit us at http://www.goodwinlaw.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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Jocelyn Arel is a pioneer in the U.S. for her innovative work for clients on SPACs, with nearly two decades of successful SPACs transactions under her belt. Ms. Arel advises clients in all aspects of the SPAC lifecycle, including the formation and structuring sponsor entities, representing SPACs and SPAC sponsors in initial public offerings (“IPOs”); representing operating companies, their investors and SPACs in business combinations, or “SIPO transactions”; structuring the debt and equity financing transactions that are often needed to facilitate the closing of SIPO transactions; and, advising investors in both SPAC IPOs and SIPO transactions. In addition to her extensive knowledge of the legal issues related to SPACs, Ms. Arel has a deep understanding of the business, financial and marketing issues that affect the success of SPACs. In addition to her leadership in the SPAC market, Ms. Arel represents clients in a wide range of capital market transactions, including initial and follow-on public offerings, private placements of debt and equity, alternative financing and 144A transactions, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. She has extensive experience in cross-border financings and acquisitions, as well as in providing advice on other U.S.-based activities for companies headquartered in Canada. A significant portion of Ms. Arel’s practice includes counseling clients on ongoing reporting requirements of public companies, corporate governance matters and various other matters affecting public companies, their officers and directors. She also has considerable expertise in structuring and executing secondary sales and other private liquidity programs for private companies and their investors.
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Rob Puopolo, a partner in Goodwin’s Life Sciences practice, focuses his practice on representing public and privately held life sciences companies, as well as the venture capital firms, hedge funds and investment banks that focus on these companies.
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2020 Wall Street "On Tap"
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