Real World Challenges in International Transactions

Real World Challenges in International Transactions

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | King Hall Room 1002 | 12:00 PM

Christopher Austin | Partner, Goodwin Procter

Mr. Austin is a partner at Goodwin Procter, an international law firm, and splits his time among the firm’s Boston, New York and San Francisco offices. Christopher is a capital markets and technology company lawyer who focuses on general corporate and securities law and has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placements of debt and equity securities and securities law compliance. He has been counsel to numerous software, healthcare, medical device and other technology companies from incorporation through venture funding and final exit, including advising on initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property issues, joint ventures and other matters. He has done a substantial amount of work with international companies seeking to come to the United States, and with US companies seeking to expand internationally. In addition to representing companies, Mr. Austin represents leading investment banks such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan in connection with public offerings and follow-on offerings of technology companies.

Christopher Austin received his law degree from Yale Law School and graduated with degrees in both political science and economics from the University of Washington in Seattle.