Corporate 101: A Guide to Public Offerings

In almost any market, understanding the public offering process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors. In this session, our corporate lawyers will guide you through the offering process and highlight issues presented by new regulations and the current state of the market.  They will discuss specific fact patterns that arise during the IPO process and how to practically address them.

Topics to be Covered:

  • IPO readiness
  • Timetable and responsibilities of parties
  • Drafting disclosure documents
  • Negotiating the underwriting and lock up agreements
  • Accounting, internal control and comfort letter requirements
  • The SEC’s role in the IPO process
  • Communication dos and don’ts