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When is a Foreign Private Issuer Required to File Form 6-K?

Foreign Private Issuers that are subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (the “Exchange Act), must provide periodic reports to the Securities & Exchange  Commission. These include an annual report on Form 20-F… Read More

Exchange Act Registration & Going Public For Foreign Issuers

Foreign companies going public in the United States must file a registration statement covering a class of securities pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Exchange Act”) if the class of securities will be listed… Read More

Periodic Reporting for Foreign Issuers – Going Public Lawyers

A foreign private issuer seeking to go public  in the U.S. can file a registration statement covering a public offering of securities under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), register a class of equity securities under… Read More

Does a Foreign Company File a Registration Statement To Go Public?

Under federal securities laws, a foreign company that meets the definition of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of a foreign private issuer must register an offering of its securities under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended… Read More

Foreign Private Issuer Disclosure Obligations – Going Public Lawyers

Foreign issuers seeking to go public and access the U.S. capital markets must comply with the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (Securities Act) and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act). The Securities Act requires… Read More

Considerations For Foreign Companies Going Public

  The U.S. markets are a preferred venue for foreign companies seeking to raise capital and/or create liquidity for shareholders by going public. There are unique requirements under U.S. securities laws for foreign issuers seeking to go public… Read More

How Does the JOBS Act Benefit A Foreign Issuer?

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog As the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) finishes the rule making that provides a structure for full implementation of the JOBS Act, much has been written about its impact on going public transactions and… Read More

Going Public For Foreign Private Issuers

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The securities laws provide numerous benefits to issuers who qualify as foreign private issuers. Among those benefits are reduced disclosure obligations and relaxed financial statement requirements. Qualification as a foreign private issuer is not determined… Read More