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January 18, 2022 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Announces Five New Partners
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce the election of five lawyers to partnership effective January 1, 2022: Elizabeth Dorsi, Shanti Eagle, Aviva J. Gilbert, Drew N. Goodwin, and Jeffrey Hamilton. “Our 2022 partners...
December 6, 2021 Announcement
Erica Villanueva Inducted Into American College of Coverage Counsel
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel announces that Partner Erica Villanueva has been inducted as a fellow into the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC), the preeminent association representing the interests of insurers and policyholders in disputes...
August 19, 2019 Announcement
Farella Represents Morphe Founders in Sale to General Atlantic
San Francisco, August 19, 2019:  Farella Braun + Martel advised the co-founders of Morphe Holdings, a global beauty company, in its partnership with General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. Owners Summit Partners and Morphe co-founders will retain...
November 6, 2018 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Advises Terroir Capital on Sale of Qupé
SAN FRANCISCO (Nov. 6, 2018): Farella Braun + Martel LLP represented Terroir Capital LLC, an investment firm that invests in hospitality and wine properties, in its sale of the Qupé wine brand and inventory to Vintage Wine Estates. With...

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What You Need To Know About Representation and Warranty Insurance

The allocation of post-transaction risk is a key area where bids for assets can differentiate themselves. And representation and warranty insurance is a great arrow to have in your quiver, whether you are a seasoned...

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Welcome to Upside: A podcast by Farella's Private Equity and Venture Capital Group

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Changes in the VCAP Liability Coverage Market

Over the past few years, there's been a dramatic rise in premiums in the venture capital liability insurance market and a steady increase in claims being submitted under those policies. We're also seeing a...

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Importance of Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets of a Portfolio Company

In this Upside episode, we explore developing and monetizing intellectual property assets of a portfolio company. How does a new company go about developing a patent portfolio? And why spend the time and effort...

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7 Tips to Help Financial Advisor Firms Protect Their Customer Lists

Customer relationships are a key asset for companies in the financial advising and wealth management industry. In California, however, the law is making it increasingly difficult to stop departing employees from soliciting customers after...

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Litigation Trends In the Private Equity and Venture Capital Space

In today's Upside episode, we explore fiduciary duty in the venture capital context. Can owners of a venture capital management company act in ways that explicitly disadvantage their business partners? Can they agree to...

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