OTC Markets - Going Public Lawyers

How to Spot a Penny Stock Scam

Have you ever played a penny stock?  Or invested in one you believed or hoped was real, perhaps even the Next Big Thing?  If so, you probably know the roads in Pennyland are full of potholes.  Many of… Read More

OTC Markets OTCQB, OTCQX, OTC Pink Quotation, Listing and Disclosure

Public companies with shares traded on OTC Markets OTC Link® ATS are organized into three unique market places. In part, the trading market depends upon whether the issuer is required to comply with the SEC Reporting Requirements. The… Read More

Going Public Question and Answer – Securities & Going Public Attorneys

Going public is a big step for any company. Companies can go public and become listed on National Securities Exchanges like NASDAQ or the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) or they can have their shares quoted on the… Read More

OTCQB Listing, OTCQB Requirements, OTCQB Reporting

The OTC Markets created the OTCQB Venture Market early-stage and developing U.S. and international companies. To be eligible for quotation on the OTCQB Venture Market, companies must be current in their reporting obligations, have a minimum bid price… Read More

Regulation A+ Testing the Waters – Regulation A Going Public Attorneys

Issuers utilizing Regulation A+ are permitted to test the waters with all potential investors and use solicitation materials both before and after the offering statement is filed, subject to issuer compliance with the rules on filing and disclaimers. … Read More

Operation Shell Expel in Retrospect

When Jay Clayton was sworn in as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in May 2017, he was perceived as a business-friendly choice.  While he is indeed committed to creating new opportunities for public companies and… Read More

Which Companies Are Eligible for Regulation A + Offerings?

A correctly designed Regulation A Offering Program can minimize your financial risk and significantly enhance your ability to raise money, but not how you may think.  Both issuers and selling shareholders can benefit from Regulation A +.  A… Read More

Regulation A+ -v- Form S-1 Registration By: Regulation A Attorneys

Almost three years ago, the SEC radically changed Regulation A for smaller companies desiring to raise money by going public.  This seismic shift is called Regulation A+.  In this blog post, we will explain how new Regulation A+… Read More

What is a Direct Public Offering? Going Public Attorneys

Most small private companies are unable to find an underwriter prior to going public.  A direct public offering (“Direct Public Offering”) provides a viable solution to these companies. Using a Direct Public Offering  can allow the company to sell its shares… Read More

SEC Suspends Penny Stock Issuers-Posted by Brenda Hamilton

On January 9, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced the temporary suspension of trading in the securities of three penny stock issuers: Blacksands Petroleum, Inc. (BSPE), China Education Alliance, Inc. (CEAI), DoMark International, Inc. (DOMK), and… Read More