Crowdfunding and the IPO On-Ramp

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

June 5, 2012 (Los Angeles-area)

Dykema and Duff & Phelps invite you to a 90-minute 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

Los Angeles

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
All times Pacific
4:00 p.m.—Program Start
5:30 p.m.—Cocktail Reception
Shutters on the Beach
One Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405



Brooks Dexter, Managing Director
Duff & Phelps

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

Steven E. Peden, Dykema
Los Angeles, CA

Thomas M. Cleary, Dykema
Los Angeles, CA

To register for the Los Angeles seminar, click the link below:

Please register by May 31, 2012.

Featured Presenters


Mr. Dexter, Managing Director at Duff & Phelps in the Los Angeles office, is part of the firm's Investment Banking practice. He has more than 25 years of experience in business transactions. He has expertise in industries such as healthcare,consumer products and business services. Mr. Dexter has handled more than 100 merger and acquisition and debt and equity transactions.


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.