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Yes, the 5th Annual LF Dealmakers Forum will be held in-person on September 28-29, 2022 at the Apella event space in NYC, as well as virtually. All sessions will occur in-person at Apella with a live broadcast to our virtual audience. Networking and 1-to-1 meeting opportunities will be available to both in-person and virtual attendees. 

Attendance at the in-person event may be limited, as capacity will be determined by guidance from our venue and official health agencies. See our detailed health & safety protocols.

General registration for our 2022 event is now open. You may register online here to secure your all-access (in-person + virtual) ticket or virtual only ticket.

Please note that seating for the in-person event may be limited due to capacity and health restrictions, and all attendees must be reviewed and approved for attendance.

All attendees are categorized as either “all-access” or “virtual only”. An all-access attendee will have access to both in-person and virtual experiences. A “virtual only” attendee will only have access to the virtual experience.

Virtual only tickets include: access to the virtual event platform and mobile app, which includes all sessions, live streamed and on-demand, attendee messaging, and 1-to-1 video meetings.

All-access tickets include: all benefits included in the virtual only ticket PLUS admission to in-person event at Apella in NYC, which includes all live sessions, networking functions, and 1-to-1 meetings, with access to both video and onsite meeting locations.

The LF Dealmakers Forum brings together a select group of leaders in the business community to address critical issues impacting the litigation finance and broader legal landscape. In order to ensure the event has balanced representation from market leaders and to maintain an optimal networking dynamic, we have instituted an approval process for all registrations.

We actively seek thought leaders and senior executives with experience and decision-making power within their respective organizations. We review individual registrations based on organizational profile, level of seniority as represented by job title, biographical information, and referral source. 

Additionally, we consider the type of organization, aiming to achieve a balanced representation of in-house counsel and corporate executives, litigators, outside counsel, litigation finance firms, institutional investors, advisors, and other key stakeholders. 

Once you have completed your online registration, or application, you will receive notification regarding the status of your application within 48 hours. If your registration is approved, you will receive an email with a link to submit payment necessary to finalize your registration and secure your place at the event. 

Due to capacity limits at our event venue, along with our aim to achieve optimal dynamics for discussion and networking, we must be selective with registration approvals. If your registration was declined, it’s possible you did not meet the criteria for attendance. We encourage you to reapply the following year. 

Alternatively, you may be offered a place on the waiting list if we’ve reached our maximum capacity for your organization type (e.g., law firm, advisor, licensing company, etc.) Additionally, we limit the number of attendees per non-sponsoring organization to two individuals, so you may be offered a place on the waiting list if your organization has already registered two individuals. 

Once you submit your registration, a hold will be placed on your card provided during registration. If your registration is approved, your payment will be processed using the credit card information you provide below.

If your registration is declined or you are waitlisted, your credit card will not be charged.

We welcome sponsorship inquiries and discussions regarding how to get involved in the event. Please contact us directly at info(at)dealmakersforums.com to request our prospectus which includes detailed information regarding sponsorship packages and opportunities to get involved in the event. We look forward to hearing from you.

We welcome speaking proposals from industry thought leaders and senior executives. Feel free to submit your proposal via email to info(at)dealmakersforums.com. Please include as much detail as possible regarding your interest and relevant experience. Please note that we do not accept sales pitches or allow them at our events. 

Leveraging our experience examining complex markets, we engage in a rigorous market-based research process to develop our program content, including identification of session topics, discussion points, and speakers. We rely on the expertise and valuable insights of our community, including industry advisors, sponsors, and partners in this process.  

We are not an accredited CLE provider, however we do apply for CLE credit approval in select states. The number of credit hours approved varies depending upon the state, and some states can take as long as 4-5 months to finalize approval. Certain states offer reciprocity. You may access further information on state rules and regulations here

We will email you your CLE certificate following conclusion of the event and as soon as we receive approval from your individual state bar. Approval times vary greatly depending upon the state bar with some state bars taking as long as 4-5 months to finalize approval. You may access further information on state rules and regulations here

Registered participants will be invited to the 1-to-1 meetings platform via email approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the event start date, at which time all participants may begin scheduling their meetings.

Our 1-to-1 meetings feature is available to all registered attendees. You may request meetings with anyone attending the event, however, meetings are only confirmed and assigned a meeting location or video link once the invited party accepts the request.

Cancellations received before 30 days prior to the event start date will receive a full refund minus processing fees. Cancellations received after this time will receive a credit with Dealmakers Forums that can be used toward a future event. No-shows will not be issued a refund or a credit.

Substitutions are allowed at any time prior to the start of the event, but the substituting individual must be approved for attendance. If the individual is not approved, the registration will be considered a cancellation subject to the cancellation policy above.

You may reach out to us at info(at)dealmakersforums.com or (914) 365-7732. We look forward to hearing from you!

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