May 5, 2015

Form S-1: Required Financial Statements

Going public takes some fairly decent preparation on the part of the offerer. Nowhere is this more evident than in the financial statements. Prior to […]
March 23, 2015

Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks & Contracts for Public Offerings

When it comes time to take your company public, the SEC doesn’t care if your company isn’t profitable. They don’t care whether or not there […]
March 9, 2015

“Associated Persons” for Direct Public Offerings

A big part of any public offering is knowing the rules of the public shell game. Pleading ignorance after you’ve broken the law is not […]
December 15, 2014

Advantages of a SPAC

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (or SPACs) have dramatically increased in use as a viable method for taking companies public over the last decade. In many […]
December 11, 2014

Focusing on Post-Deal Success: A Sustainable Model for #RTOs

It’s unfortunate that the structure and incentives in Corporate America cause too many C-suite managers to focus on short-term results. Focus on immediate quarter-over-quarter returns […]
December 1, 2014

A Few Reverse Merger Myths

The reverse merger industry is full of charlatans pushing unneeded and unnecessary products and services on the unwary. Those on the outside of the knowledge […]