In addition to legislative initiatives we've previously discussed, we
continue to see efforts to relax the general solicitation prohibition in
private offerings. For example, the SEC's Advisory
Committee on Small and Emerging Companies recently made a formal recommendation that the SEC take...
There seems to be some momentum for changes to the
Regulation D's prohibition on advertising a private fund offering. The Managed
Funds Association has asked the SEC to start a rulemaking and one of the SEC's
new advisory committees has also recommended a change.
The SEC's new Advisory...
by Karl J. Ege, Mel Wheaton, Danielle
Benderly, and James T. Carroll
The SEC recently issued
long-awaited proposed rules to remove existing general solicitation and
advertising prohibitions for private offerings and sales of securities under
Rule 506 and Rule 144A under the Securities...
by David Carroll
The next few years may be the largest watershed event in opening up private equity capital since the 1980s when Regulation D was first published by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). By allowing general solicitation and general advertising in private offerings...