Purchase Price Adjustment Mechanisms & Avoiding Disputes

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The October session in the 2006 NYPEN Accounting & Tax Series will focus on Purchase Price Adjustment Mechanisms and, in particular, Preventing Post-Acquisition Disputes. The session will be held on October 17th. After a brief overview of the common elements of contractually-mandated purchase price adjustment mechanisms and dispute resolution provisions, the session will address successful strategies for utilizing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as a means of resolving post-closing purchase price disputes and provide a forum for discussion and questions.

At the end of this session you will have a working knowledge of:
1) Various forms of post-closing purchase price adjustment mechanisms
2) ADR and the use of accounting experts to resolve purchase price disputes
3) Strategies to successfully resolve purchase price disputes in advance of or through ADR

*Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2006
*Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (followed by cocktails)
*Location: Ernst & Young's office - 5 Times Square (7th Ave b/w 42nd and 41st Streets)

Appropriate Audience:
Please note that this event, like all NYPEN events, is by invitation only and open exclusively to professionals at private equity and venture capital funds. If you have colleagues at your fund or at other funds who you would like to invite, please have them register for NYPEN membership at www.nypen.org. The registration process is very brief and, once registered, they will receive invitations to all future NYPEN events.

Registration is free, however is limited to professionals at private equity and venture capital funds.

NYPEN Accounting & Tax Series Overview:
The series consists of evening education seminars designed to teach attendees about accounting and tax topics commonly encountered by private equity and venture capital investors. The seminars will be taught by professionals from Ernst & Young's Transaction Advisory Services practice, who will draw upon their deal experience to share insights on key issues facing investors in structuring and executing equity investments, leveraged buyouts and recapitalization transactions. The series will offer attendees the opportunity to improve their working knowledge of critical accounting and tax concepts and will address how investing professionals can avoid commonly made mistakes in completing transactions.