How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2016

Hosted By: Practising Law Institute

Why You Should Attend

In almost any market, understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors.

Hear from an experienced faculty, including attorneys, underwriters, and a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, who will analyze the nuts and bolts of an initial public offering. The speakers will guide you through the initial public offering process and highlight issues presented by new regulations and the current state of the market.

What You Will Learn

  • Timetable and responsibilities of parties
  • Preparatory work and corporate clean-up
  • Drafting necessary disclosure documents
  • Due diligence and liability considerations
  • Key parts of the underwriting agreement
  • Comfort letters and accounting requirements
  • The SEC’s role in the IPO process
  • Restrictions on offering period communications
  • Discussion of specific fact patterns that arise when doing an IPO

Who Should Attend

The program is designed for both in-house and outside counsel, as well as executives, accountants and others interested in gaining an in-depth view of the process of preparing an initial public offering.​