All IPO articles

  • Questioning

    Challenges for SPACs: Public company, now what?


    Special purpose acquisition company transactions have unique risks and require awareness of what it takes to operate as a public business. Internal controls, governance, technology, and more are essential.

  • Stock drop

    Audit report: Assessing risk landscape for IPOs


    An initial public offering presents significant opportunities for market participants that are accompanied by equally notable governance risks, new research from Audit Analytics explores.

  • ArrowsUp

    Study: SPACs surge shakes up first-quarter IPO market


    Because of the recent SPACs craze, the first quarter of 2021 saw the highest IPO activity in U.S. markets in at least 20 years, according to Audit Analytics. David Bukzin, leader of the SPAC team at Marcum, provides context.

  • manonmoney

    SEC takes a longer look at pre-IPO companies, Rule 701


    With more and more successful companies choosing to go public, the SEC is paying closer attention to how they issue employee stock options.

  • Blog

    GE, third-party risk, and Spotify’s IPO


    General Electric is under investigation by the SEC, Spotify is raising eyebrows over IPO tactics, and Thailand’s fishing industry could spell out big third-party risk complications.

  • Blog

    Dropbox, HSBC, and the CFPB


    In case you missed it this week, Dropbox filed confidentially for an IPO, HSBC settles over money-laundering allegations, and the CFPB is giving loan-sharks some slack.