The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act), enacted in April this year, makes a variety of significant changes to securities laws, some of which relate to early-stage entrepreneurs, startup companies and venture capitalists concerned about...
This post is the seventh and final in a
series examining the impact of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or JOBS
Act) one year after its passage and focuses on Titles V and VI of the law and
provides some final concluding thoughts.
Since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
(JOBS Act) was passed by Congress this past April, the EB-5 community has
waited in anticipation for the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise
its rul es to remove the prohibition on general
by David Carroll
Since the enactment of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act” ) in 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“ SEC “) has slowly been making its way through the titles to the JOBS Act to...
Last year the IPO market was overheating – a record number of initial offerings were conducted. Nevertheless, SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher gives the SEC a grade of “incomplete” in the area of capital formation in recent remarks...
Many seem a little confused by the flurry of regulatory activity in Congress and the SEC the last few years when it comes to small business and capital formation. Regulation D? Regulation A? Kickstarter? Crowdfunding? Which is which? Here’s a few...
Regional Centers 
lawfully raise capital within the EB-5 Program  pursuant to one or more exemptions from
registration set forth in the United States securities laws. The most commonly utilized exemptions in EB-5
offerings are Regulation D ...
Bloomberg reports today that the SEC plans to announce long-awaited proposed rules on “crowdfunding” next week. There is no notice yet on the SEC website, but apparently the news outlet heard from those in the know. The Jumpstart our Business...
This post is the sixth in a series examining
the impact of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or JOBS Act) one year
after its passage and focuses on the provision instructing the SEC to create a
new securities registration exemption commonly...
As I have for many years, last week I attended the annual SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. This Congressionally mandated event leads with a few panels followed by breakout discussion groups that develop formal recommendations...
On August 6, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a number of Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (" CDIs ") related to the issue of “general solicitation” (or “general advertising”...
Back in March, I wrote about proposed revisions to Regulation A , commonly known as “Regulation A+”, which were designed to implement Section 401 of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act). Since then, the SEC issued its final rule...
by Phillip J. Kardis II, Robert K. Smith, and Barry Spatzer
Just as HOV lanes were created
to ease the commuting burden for those who meet certain requirements, the
recently enacted Jumpstart Our Business Startups ("JOBS") Act...
by Trent Dykes , Megan Muir and Kiran Lingam
I. Introduction / Background
With the passage of the JOBS Act, the regulation governing most private securities offerings is undergoing a dramatic makeover. Congress tasked the Securities and Exchange...
Laws don't often get their own parties. But for the
irresistibly named Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, President Obama held a rare public ceremony in the
White House's Rose Garden in its honor. Even more notably, this party was quite...