Plenary—Public Policy Outlook on Biotech Investment from China

12:45 PM - 1:40 PM, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 ・ 2nd Floor
According to Pitchbook, Chinese venture capital investment in U.S. biotechs has declined more than 60% in the first half of 2019. The increased review of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) on transactions, national security concerns, and trade negotiations have created a new landscape for cross-border business. The session will explore how biotech companies can continue to raise capital, the proposed rulemaking from CFIUS in the coming months, and a pathway for companies to remain innovative while CEOs and investors navigate these changes.

Moderator: Cameron Arterton, Vice President, Tax Policy, Biotechnology Innovation Organization
Speakers
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Vice President, Tax Policy
Biotechnology Innovation Organization
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Greater China Managing Partner, Head of L.E.K. China and Asia Life Sciences
L.E.K. Consulting
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Of Counsel
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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Managing Partner;Founding Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers China; Panacea Venture