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The JOBS Act, a Year Later – Part 7: Titles V and VI and Concluding Thoughts
Posted on 17 Jun 2013 by Alexander Davie

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. Titles... Read More

Yes, Consumer, Real Estate, and Business Finance Companies, You Too Can Take the IPO On-Ramp
Posted on 17 Jul 2012 by K & L Gates (John W. Rotunno et al.)

by Phillip J. Kardis II, Robert K. Smith, and Barry Spatzer Excerpt: 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... Read More

Lifeline or Rising Tide? Understanding Emerging Growth Companies under the JOBS Act
Posted on 15 Apr 2013 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

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... Read More

The JOBS Act, a Year Later – Part 4: Online Angel Investment Platforms
Posted on 16 May 2013 by Alexander Davie

This post is the fourth 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 provisions related to online angel investment platforms. In the last post of this series... Read More

Capital Markets Relief: JOBS Act Eases Regulatory Barriers to IPOs and Other Capital Raising Alternatives
Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by K & L Gates LLP

by Phillip J. Kardis II , Robert K. Smith, and Barry Spatzer Excerpt: On April 5, 2012, the President signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act (H.R. 3606), which incorporates several initiatives aimed at easing the regulatory... Read More

JOBS Act Heralds New Era for Startup and Emerging Growth Company Financing
Posted on 16 Jul 2012 by Perkins Coie

by Karl J. Ege, Martin E. Lybecker, Danielle Benderly, and James T. Carroll The JOBS Act's stated purpose is to spur job creation and economic growth by improving access to capital for emerging growth companies. To do so, the JOBS Act will make... Read More

The JOBS Act After One Year
Posted on 3 Apr 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

A year ago, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, a legislative product of rare bipartisan collaboration that was intended to improve employment and make it easier for smaller firms to raise private equity. (For an... Read More