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Making the decision to go public is an exciting venture for many companies. The preparation and decision-making, however, can be daunting. Preparing for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) requires many decisions about your internal control structure and framework; and, while public companies are required to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), compliance requirements are often overlooked or underestimated.

Companies should consider these four key areas as they take this important next step.

  • Embed culture
  • Educate and connect
  • Engage with third parties
  • Update continuously

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly SOX specialists can help, contact our team.

Mallory Thomas
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