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2018 Regulation A+ Q&A

Since Regulation A+ was adopted in 2015, it has gained notable market acceptance.  Regulation A+  provides an  offering that can be used in combination with direct public offerings and initial public offerings as part of a Going Public Transaction allowing the issuer to avoid the… Read More

Regulation A+ and Secondary Trading 2018

The Securities & Exchange Commission’s amendments to Regulation A known as Regulation A+ went into effect on June 19, 2015.  Regulation A+ has gained market acceptance not only by issuers quoted on the OTC Markets but also by the… Read More

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

Regulation A+ White Paper – Regulation A+ Lawyers

Overview of the Regulation A+ Exemption On March 25, 2015, The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted final rules to implement Section 401 of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act by expanding Regulation A into two… 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

What SEC Disclosure Is Required By Section 17(b) For Investor Relations Firms?

We are often contacted by investors, stock promoters and investor relations firms about the disclosures that must be provided in promotional websites, emails and other investor relations materials. Section 17(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 requires anyone who… Read More

NYSE Amends Rules For The Release of Material News

  Halts Before Open Under the amended NYSE Listed Company Manual, between 7:00 a.m. and the opening of trading, the NYSE can implement a regulatory halt if (i) the listed company has informed the NYSE staff that it intends… Read More

FINRA Fines Newedge USA for Violations

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On July 11, 2013, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), announced that they and BATS Exchange, Inc., the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Arca, and the NASDAQ Stock Market have censured and fined Newedge… Read More

NYSE and NASDAQ Compensation Committee Proposals

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On January 17, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) approved proposals by the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) and the NASDAQ Stock Market (“NASDAQ”) regarding compensation committee and compensation adviser independence, as… Read More