Securities Law Issues for De-SPAC Companies

There are several unique securities law issues faced by companies that go public through a SPAC. These issues result primarily from such companies’ status as former “shell” companies making the application of the securities laws quite different than those for companies that went public through a traditional IPO. To assist de-SPAC companies with navigating these issues, we have prepared a list of the “Top Ten Securities Law Issues for De-SPAC Companies”.

The “Top Ten List” covers issues such as the following:

  • Rule 144
  • Form S-8
  • Form S-1 and Updating Requirements
  • Rule 10b5-1 Plans
  • Form 8-K