IPO Webinar Series:
Are You Ready to Go Public?
In this four-part IPO Webinar Series, hosted by FTI Consulting, our experts will address the challenges, opportunities and market trends facing companies considering and preparing for an IPO. Each webinar in the series will focus on a different stage in the IPO process – from evaluating whether an IPO is an appropriate strategy to operating as a newly public company.
The second webinar in the series titled, Are You Ready to Go Public?, will explore and discuss the key ingredients of an IPO preparation program:
- Appropriate financial and corporate infrastructure
- Guiding principles for choosing the right market and exchange
- Potential reputational risks and impact on enterprise value
- Preparing management for “primetime”
- Priority compliance and reporting systems and impact of the JOBS Act
Who should attend:
- Board of Directors from privately held companies
- C-suite executives from privately held companies – CEO, CFO, GC, CMO, CCO and IRO
- Outside Legal Counselors
- Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors
CPE credit: Participation in the live webinar qualifies for 1 CPE credit. Field of Study: Finance
Please note that CPE credit can only be given to individuals who remain logged into the LIVE webinar and respond to the polling questions provided during the webinar. Please note that this is a NASBA (not FTI Consulting) requirement. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits are granted based on a 50‐minute hour.
Partner, Latham & Watkins
Joel Trotter represents major NYSE and NASDAQ companies and counsels issuers and underwriters in the public offering process and in other SEC-related matters. Mr. Trotter is the principal co-author of the IPO-related provisions of the JOBS Act of 2012.
Senior Managing Director, Forensic & Litigation Consulting
Jason Frankl is a nationally recognized expert in listing qualifications and corporate governance matters having counseled hundreds of NASDAQ and NYSE listed companies with an aggregate market capitalization of over $200 billion.
Americas Chairman, Strategic Communications
Elizabeth Saunders specializes in building best practices investor relations programs across a wide spectrum of clients and serves as senior counsel for a myriad of business transformation assignments, including Initial Public Offerings (IPO), mergers & acquisitions, leadership transitions, and restructurings for Fortune 500 Companies.
Editor-at-large, IR Magazine
Neil Stewart is editor-at-large of IR magazine, a global business magazine covering corporate finance and related issues for investor relations professionals, CFOs, CEOs and other corporate executives.
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