IPO - Going Public Lawyers

Foreign Private Issuers NYSE Audit Committee Requirements

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) corporate governance standards are contained in Section 303A of the NYSE Listed Company Manual. The NYSE corporate governance standards apply to all US companies that are listing or have listed equity securities… Read More

Foreign Private Issuer NYSE Audit Committee Requirements

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) corporate governance standards are contained in Section 303A of the NYSE Listed Company Manual. The NYSE corporate governance standards apply to all US companies that are listing or have listed equity securities… Read More

Form S-1 Filing Requirements, Filing Form S-1, S-1 Offering, S-1 …

Private companies seeking to raise capital often file a registration statement on SEC Form S-1 or Form 1-A of Regulation A in connection with their going public transaction. Once a Form S-1 is effective, the company becomes subject to the SEC reporting requirements. The… Read More

Form 8-A and Form 10 Registration Statements

Form 10 and Form 8-A Registration Statements under the Securities Exchange Act Simultaneously or subsequent to the effectiveness of a registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) for an initial public offering (IPO) or direct public… Read More

Form S-1 Going Public Bootcamp – 2018 – Form S-1 Lawyer

The process of “going public” with a Form S-1 registration statement is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of regulations with which issuers must become familiar.   It is important for issuers… Read More

Form S-1 Filing Requirements, Filing Form S-1, S-1 Offering, S-1 …

Going public  using Form S-1 or Form 1-A allows issuers to chose from a variety of offering structures. Private companies seeking to raise capital often file a registration statement on SEC Form S-1 or Form 1-A of Regulation in connection with their… Read More

What is a NYSE Designated Market Maker? Posted by Brenda Hamilton

One of the most important decisions for a company going public is to choose the right market for listing the company’s shares. This is true for initial public and direct public offerings. The New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”)… Read More

FAST Reduces Form S-1 Rules & Creates Resale Exemption

Last month, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act became law. The FAST Act is primarily a transportation bill but there are changes to the federal securities laws which should assist in the capital raising process… Read More

$32 Million Amber Mining Pyramid Scheme Halted by the SEC

  On October 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced it had frozen the assets and filed fraud charges against the operator of a worldwide pyramid scheme who falsely promised investors that they would profit from a… Read More

SEC Charges Manny Shulman and David Hirschman

On September 3, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged Manny J. Shulman and David Hirschman for their involvement in the fraudulent, unregistered sale of securities of Caribbean Pacific Marketing, Inc. (“Caribbean Pacific”), a now-defunct Florida corporation… Read More