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JOBS Act: Pathway for Emerging Growth Companies



MFA - Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico and Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC invite you to attend a timely seminar, JOBS Act: Pathway for Emerging Growth Companies, from 7:30 to 10:30 AM on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at The Conference Center at Bentley University.

During this event, we will discuss the economic basis behind the JOBS Act as well as the specific changes instituted by it. Our panelists will delve into recent data indicating who is taking advantage of the Act's provisions and why, and describe the ways in which the new legislation has impacted public filings since its inception.

This seminar will examine the following topic areas:

  • Economic and regulatory drivers that set the stage for the JOBS Act
  • Goals of the JOBS Act in terms of job creation and IPO revitalization
  • Major regulatory changes established by the Act
  • The new concept of the "emerging growth company"
  • Confidential public filing
  • Benefits of going public in today's market 

Panel of Experts

Tracy W Curley
Lead Partner — Public Company Practice
MFA - Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP

Ms. Curley has over twenty years of experience in public accounting and corporate finance. She has worked with both publicly traded and privately held companies in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, retail, construction, oil and gas, technology, life sciences and professional services.

As Lead Partner of MFA’s Public Company Practice, Tracy brings a wealth of experience, having worked closely with public filers on everything from initial SEC registration to ongoing SEC reporting and compliance, audit engagements and other complex accounting and financial matters facing today’s publicly traded companies. Tracy also possesses extensive corporate financial experience as a result of her many years of working for publicly traded, international,   multi-billion dollar companies as well as development stage and start-up organizations.


Timothy D. Brown
Senior Audit Manager
MFA - Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP

Mr. Brown brings to MFA over twelve years of public accounting experience. He has a strong background in technical accounting issues and SEC reporting matters as well as extensive experience executing large, multinational audits in a variety of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, life science, engineering, consumer products and high technology.

As a senior audit manager for MFA, Tim is responsible for monitoring the entire audit engagement process for both our publicly traded and privately held clients. He works closely with clients to deliver on the MFA promise of unmatched service throughout and beyond the audit process. Whether it is assistance with meeting filing requirements or resolving technical accounting questions surrounding a transaction, Tim provides those qualities sought from a trusted adviser.  Tim also possesses the requisite knowledge and deep experience to assist clients in any number of special projects with regard to business combinations, revenue recognition, long-lived assets, leasing and complex debt and equity transactions.


Daniele Ouellette Levy
Senior Attorney
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC

Daniele counsels public and private companies on a broad range of matters including securities law compliance, corporate governance, financings, merg­ers and acquisitions, technology licens­ing and general corporate matters. She serves as outside securities law counsel to a number of public companies pro­viding advice on all aspects of reporting and disclosure obligations and corporate governance matters. Daniele’s clients span a variety of industries including clean technology, software, internet communications and radio frequency communications.

Daniele received a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Bates College.


Mark J. Tarallo
Member
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC

Mark practices primarily in the areas of corporate and securities law. He has represented both public and private companies extensively, from start-up companies to publicly traded multi-na­tional corporations. He has represented both buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, and has counseled clients in connection with public and private offerings of securities. In the area of corporate law, Mark advises clients with respect to corporate structure and formation, capital raising, intellectual property, employment and general commercial matters, and has also counseled family-owned businesses with respect to succession planning and buyouts. Mark is a member of the Boston, Mas­sachusetts and American Bar Associa­tions, and is currently the co-chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions Committee of the Boston Bar Association.

Mark graduated from Boston College and earned his J.D.magna cum laude from the New England School of Law, where he was a member of the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement.

 

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Where

The Conference Center at Bentley University
Third Floor Room 325
175 Forest Street
LaCava Campus Center 300
Waltham, MA 02452

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Contact Information

For further information, please contact Jaclyn at

(781) 622-5930

Agenda

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Registration and Connecting

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Panel Discussion and Q&A

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Additional Post-Seminar Connecting 

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