Steven M. Skolnick is quoted in Law360 discussing the IPO backlog facing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following the 35-day government shutdown. Skolnick notes that he is in the process of advising his clients to take advantage of the brief market window within the next few weeks. He notes that some companies will be motivated to close deals by February 14 to avoid the laborious process of updating disclosures of the prior year’s financial statements. (subscription required to access article)