Shearman And Sterling

Event June 28, 2017

Are You the Next Unicorn? IPO in the US, Hong Kong and Singapore Markets

  • Tokyo

Partner Masahisa Ikeda spoke at a panel discussion titled “Overview of Foreign Listing Process and Consideration Points” at the IPO on the US, Hong Kong, Singapore Markets seminar held at Ernst & Young’s (EY) Tokyo office on June 28, 2017. The event was well received with 120 attendees from 63 companies.

Sponsored by EY ShinNihon LLC, the seminar introduced the overseas listing practices accompanied with panel discussions led by executives from overseas securities exchanges and IPO specialists to offer a diversified perspective.

Masahisa–the only practicing attorney on this panel–together with other speakers across the accounting, printing and insurance sectors addressed the following topics:

  • Corporate governance
  • Utilization of class shares
  • Differences in accounting standards
  • Internal control
  • The role of printing companies
  • Officer responsibilities and risk management post listing

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