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Going Public Bootcamp – Going Public Attorneys – Securities Lawyer 101

  The going public process involves a number of steps that vary depending on the characteristics of the private company wishing to go public, and whether it will become a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) reporting company. Companies… Read More

SEC Adopts JOBS Act Amendments

  On April 5, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it has adopted JOBS Act amendments to increase the amount of money companies can raise through crowdfunding to adjust for inflation.  It also approved amendments that… Read More

What Is An Unregistered Broker? – Going Public Lawyers

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) is pursuing unregistered broker or broker dealer activity which runs rampant in the penny stock markets particulary in transactions involving reverse merger companies. Often these unregistered broker-dealers claim to be exempt… Read More

The Regulation A+ Offering Process – Going Public Attorneys

On June 19, 2015, Regulation A+ became effective. The new rules which were promulgated under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), create two Tiers of exempt offerings, both of which allow securities to be offered and sold to the… Read More

The Bad Actor Rule of Rule 506(d)

According to a recent Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”) report, thousands of businesses raise billions of dollars in capital through offerings exempt from registration under Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Rule 506 is… Read More

Rule 506 Offerings FAQ By: Brenda Hamilton Attorney

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Rule 506 Offerings are the most common of the Regulation D exemptions from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).   It has been approximately a year since the Securities… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Approved – Going Public Attorney

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 to approve the long awaited equity crowdfunding rules. Equity Crowdfunding was adopted pursuant to Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Act (JOBS Act). As adopted today, the rule allows companies to… Read More

SEC Addresses Equity Crowdfunding – Going Public Attorney

On October 30, 2015, three years after The JOBS Act became law, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will vote to in an Open Meeting to consider whether to: adopt rules and forms related to the offer and… Read More

When Private Placements Go Public – Going Public Attorneys

Rule 506 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) provides for a private placement exemption from federal securities registration which is increasingly being used by companies seeking to raise capital prior to going public. While… Read More

Tweeting Your Regulation A+ Offering – Going Public Attorneys

SEC Provides Guidance For Twitter In Regulation A+ Offerings- Testing the Waters On June 19, 2015, new rules expanding Regulation A became effective.  The expanded rules are commonly known as Regulation A+. The new rules which were promulgated… Read More