You'll be introduced to listed company rules (both main board and NXT listings), discuss the differences between operating as a private company and as a listed company and learn invaluable lessons on your disclosure obligations, both during an Initial Public Offering (IPO) process and on a continuous basis, to help you avoid a disclosure breach.
1.5 hour introductory webinar (can be attended online or listened to before the workshop in your own time)
- What is an IPO and what's involved?
- What impact does going public have on a company?
- IPO readiness – from a business, market and governance point of view. Cameron Partners, corporate finance advisors, lend their expertise to this important issue
- Choosing the right advisers and understanding their roles
- Overview of new duties
Full day workshop:
- How to choose the right advisors and understanding what makes their roles unique
- Information for investors
- Managing the relationship with the regulators
- Board readiness - governance and diversity
Who should attend
Current, new or aspiring directors who have ambitions to sit on a listed company board, and directors of organisations considering or preparing to list. As a pre-requisite you should have governance experience or have attended Governance Essentials.
Members: $1,165 incl GST
Non-members: $1,455 incl GST
Not a member? Join online now to receive the member rate.
“Anyone interested in becoming a director of a public company should be aware of the content discussed in this workshop. They can't afford not to know these things.” – Testimonial from a past Public Company Directorship attendee.
Auckland 12 September workshop:
Liz Coutts BMS, CA, CFInstD, ONZM
Liz is a director of EBOS Group Ltd, Skellerup Holdings Ltd, Yellow Pages Group, Ports of Auckland Ltd, Sanford Ltd and Tennis Auckland Region Inc. She is chair of Urwin & Co Ltd, Inland Revenue’s Risk and Assurance Committee, and Oceania Healthcare Limited, a member of the Marsh New Zealand Advisory Board and trustee of the Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust. She has previously been the chief executive of Caxton Group, chair and director of a number of public and private companies, and commissioner and/or member of a number of government bodies. Liz is a Chartered Fellow of the IoD, an IoD councillor, sits on the IoD Limited board and is President of the IoD.
Alan Isaac CNZM CFInstD
Alan is a Chartered Fellow and Vice President of the IoD. He is also Chair of the New Zealand Community Trust and McGrathNicol. Alan’s Directorships include Opus International Consultants Ltd, Scales Corporation Limited, Fliway Group Limited, Skellerup Holdings Limited, Oceania Healthcare Limited, Isaac Advisory Services Ltd, New Zealand Vault Ltd, Murray Capital General Partner Ltd. and the Wellington Free Ambulance. He is also the past President of the International Cricket Council, president of the Johnsonville Cricket Club and a Life Member of NZ Cricket and Wellington Cricket.
Public Company Directorship is facilitated by: