Financial and accounting issues aren’t the only matters to consider as you build a public company infrastructure. Going public will increase your company’s visibility and require a transformation of processes around governance, as well as strong understanding of the tax, legal and regulatory compliance requirements.
Session 4: Building a Public Company Infrastructure: Governance, Legal & Regulatory Requirements
Our presenters discuss governance and look at the different exchange requirements of the NYSE and NASDAQ. Additionally, Weaver’s professionals cover the income tax and corporate structuring requirements in advance of a transaction, general state and federal tax compliance issues, as well as considerations for legal and regulatory compliance and other registration matters. Our session covers the current regulatory landscape, the rise of ESG, diversity and inclusion and other HR considerations, and the importance of governance and oversight.
Walk away with a better understanding of the following:
- Governance requirements for the NYSE and NASDAQ exchanges
- Tax infrastructure, accounting and compliance matters
- Corporate structuring needs in advance of a transaction
- Current regulatory landscape and governance best practices for public companies
- Bruce Zaret, Partner, Risk Advisory Services - Weaver
- Robert Henry, Partner-in-Charge, Business Tax Services - Weaver
- Jeffrey C. Selman, Chair of SPAC Transactional Practice, DLA Piper
- Ronald Steger, CPA, Public Company Board Member and Audit Committee Chair
Moderated by Weaver's Phil Ilgenstein, Partner, Public Company Practice Leader.
This session is part of Weaver’s five-part virtual event series, Taking Your Company Public? Planning for the Journey Ahead.
We encourage you to join Weaver for an informative event series covering the nuances of taking your company public and how to be publically fit. Taking Your Company Public? Planning for the Journey Ahead, includes industry leaders walking through the strategic considerations and steps required for going public while identifying opportunities and pitfalls to consider at every stage.
This webinar is for all levels of business professionals, accountants and CFOs. Please note that CPE credit is not awarded for recorded webinars. Keep an eye on our events page, or sign up to receive invites for future webinars.