Resources

Crowdfunding and the IPO On-Ramp

Capital Raising and Going Public Under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act

May 23, 2012 (Detroit) and May 24, 2012 (Chicago)

Dykema and William Blair invite you to a 90-minute breakfast seminar. At this essential primer on this significant new legislation, you'll learn about:

  • Finding the IPO on-ramp
  • Relaxed SEC reporting rules for emerging growth companies
  • "Crowdfunding" and new funding portals for raising capital
  • Advertising your private placement offering
  • New small company capital formation rules
  • The background, ambiguities and questions surrounding this new law

Event Information

Detroit

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
All times Eastern

Chicago

Thursday, May 24, 2012
All times Central

7:30 a.m.—Continental Breakfast and Registration

7:30 a.m.—Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:00 a.m.—Program Start

8:00 a.m.—Program Start

Westin Southfield

Dykema's Chicago Office

1500 Town Center

10 South Wacker Drive

Southfield, MI 48075

Chicago, IL 60606

Presenters

Presenters

Brett Paschke, Head of Equity Capital Markets
William Blair & Company
Brett Paschke, Head of Equity Capital Markets
William Blair & Company

Robert B. Murphy, Dykema
Washington, D.C.

Robert B. Murphy, Dykema
Washington, D.C.

D. Richard McDonald, Dykema
Bloomfield Hills, MI

David T. Cellitti, Dykema
Chicago, IL

Mark A. Metz, Dykema
Detroit, MI

Gregory M. Wright, Dykema
Chicago, IL 

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Please register by May 16, 2012.

Please register by May 16, 2012.

Featured Presenters

BrettPaschke

Mr. Paschke, Managing Director at William Blair & Company, serves as Group Head of Equity Capital Markets. He served on the IPO Task Force that helped shape the JOBS Act legislation and was present at the April 5 signing ceremony at the White House.

Murphy

Mr. Murphy, a member of Dykema's Public Company practice group, is a former senior staff attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. He regularly advises public and private companies on corporate and securities law matters, corporate governance, capital formation and disclosure compliance issues.