There is a new bill in the House that aims to facilitate
capital raising by private companies (H.R. 1070). The bill was introduced in
March 2011 by Representative David Schweiker and is currently being considered
by the House Committee on Financial Services.
The bill proposes to amend Section...
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed two bills designed to improve capital formation, one addressing the 500-shareholder threshold for SEC registration and one addressing offerings under Regulation A .
500-Shareholder SEC Registration Threshold
Sections 12(g) of the Securities Exchange...