The IPO Playbook: An Insider's Guide to Going and Being Public

March 2, 2017 | Waltham, Massachusetts


  • The Westin
    70 Third Avenue
    Waltham, Massachusetts 02451


WilmerHale and PwC invite you to an in-depth discussion of key issues and market trends for C-level officers and general counsel of pre-IPO and newly public companies. Speakers will share their perspectives on the current market environment, experiences in preparing for and executing IPOs, and best practices for planning for life as a public company.

Panelists will include Meredith Cross, WilmerHale partner and former director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, and Wayne Carnall, PwC partner and former chief accountant of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance. Attendees will also hear from John Milton, general counsel of Imprivata, and Steve Lifschatz, CFO of Fleetmatics, who both have led their companies to successful IPOs.

Attendees will gain insights and valuable data on the current IPO climate and trends, working with the SEC, and IPO structure and timing, including dual-track considerations.