CBAN Chicago Member-Only: Negotiating a Convertible Note
February 17, 2022: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Join Professor Emily Underwood from the University of Chicago Law School's Innovation Clinic to learn more about negotiating a Convertible Note
This virtual legal workshop is part of a series on angel investing instruments and will cover the second most common tool, the Convertible Note. The discussion will focus on the primary negotiable terms from an angel investor's perspective and at the end, you will have an opportunity to ask questions. NOTE: This event is open only to members of the Chicago Booth Angels Network of Chicago
NOTE: This event is open only to members of the Chicago Booth Angels Network of Chicago
Emily Underwood (Speaker)
Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Bluhm-Helfand Director of the Innovation Clinic, University of Chicago Law School
Emily Underwood is an Associate Clinical Professor and the Bluhm-Helfand Director of the Innovation Clinic. In addition to counseling start-ups and venture capital firms on transactional and regulatory matters in the Innovation Clinic, Underwood serves the George Shultz Innovation Fund, a multi-million dollar fund established from the University's endowment, as well as its portfolio companies, in structuring investments and managing regulatory and legal issues. She is also one of the supervisors of the Innovation Fund Associates program, an interdisciplinary group of students and post-docs from across all University divisions that aids the George Shultz Innovation Fund by performing due diligence on innovative ventures coming out of the University ecosystem. Underwood also teaches a summer intensive seminar on contract drafting principles.
Prior to joining the clinical faculty, Underwood practiced as an associate in the Corporate group of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Chicago, where she focused on sports law and general corporate matters, and prior to that, as an associate in the Insurance and Financial Services Group at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, structured financing and regulatory matters in the insurance industry. Underwood graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with honors and holds a BA in Finance and Legal Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Borislava Karageorgieva, '04