New York, NY, June 14, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jackie Kelley, Americas IPO Leader, Ernst & Young LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: IPOs Recent Trends and Best Practices.” This event is scheduled for July 29, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Jackie Kelley
Jackie Kelley has over 20 years of experience providing audit and advisory services to public and private companies. Throughout her career, she has supported clients with financial audits, IPO/transaction readiness, business process improvement solutions, and risk advisory services.
Kelley leads Ernst & Young’s IPO go-to-market strategy for the Americas with a team of IPO leaders throughout North and South America and Israel.She has advised companies ranging in size from early stage VC backed companies to large private companies on the IPO process. She manages a pipeline of over 1,300 companies planning strategic transactions in the next three years, guiding teams who work with private equity, venture capitalists and others. She was instrumental in the development of Ernst &Young’s Global IPO readiness program and IPO diagnostic.
Kelley has briefed members of the US Securities Commission and US Treasury on the trends that are driving activity in the IPO markets. She has hosted a series of webcasts and published articles on IPO readiness. Additionally, Kelley also serves as a media spokesperson and has been quoted by publications including: The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Investors Business Daily, MarketWatch, Reuters, Dow Jones Newswires, and others.
About Ernst & Young LLP
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.
Despite economic uncertainties and potential threats, studies show that IPOs will continue to sizzle this year especially in technology, healthcare, energy and real estate. To get the deal done, finance executives of companies seeking to go public and their attorneys as well as investment professionals must be in the know with respect to the recent trends and best practices surrounding this important topic. A panel of thought leaders and experienced practitioners organized by the Knowledge Group will seat in a two-hour Live webcast to examine the latest trends in the IPO market. In addition, they will offer valuable information on the step by step procedures along with latest strategies to successfully emerge in the IPO process. The will discuss:
- Taxation Issues for IPOs
- Impact of JOBS Act in IPOs
- Thorny Legal Issues
- Updates on IPOs in the Work and What The Future May Hold from These Deals
- Practical Guide and Strategies on How to Navigate Through the Challenges in the IPO process
- Regulatory Updates and a lot more!
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.