Capital Markets Partner Quoted on JOBS Act Effect on IPOs


This article, about the effects of the Jobs Act on European companies listing in the U.S., quotes San Francisco capital markets partner Karen Dempsey.

Karen Dempsey, a San Francisco-based partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, said the number of companies exploring a U.S. IPO since the Jobs Act was passed had come from a wider geographical range than previously.

"We are starting to see increased interest from emerging companies in certain parts of Eastern Europe as well," she said.