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Form S-1 Filing in 2018 – Securities Lawyers – Going Public

  The Form S-1 filing remains widely used by companies seeking to raise capital and go public even after the enactment of Regulation A+.  The Form S-1 filing is the most commonly used registration statement form.  The flexibility of… Read More

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

New SEC Approves Ease Access to Exhibits in SEC Filings

On March 1, 2017, the SEC voted to adopt rule and form amendments that impact SEC Filings. The SEC’s new rules make it easier to locate and access exhibits in registration statements such as Form S-1 and periodic… Read More

Three SEC Stop Orders, One Mystery? Going Public Attorneys

On May 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) instituted administrative proceedings against two penny stock companies, Visual Acumen, Inc., and First Xeris Corp. (FXER).  The purpose of the actions was to establish grounds for imposing stop… Read More

SEC Registration Statements And Direct Public Offerings Q & A

  SEC registration statements are the most efficient and reliable method for a private company to obtain public company status. Using a registration statement, companies provide transparency to investors and avoid the risks of reverse merger transactions.  This blog… Read More

Emerging Growth Company – Going Public Attorneys

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”), which was intended to help smaller and emerging growth companies raise capital in the U.S. markets. The JOBS Act amends, and adds… Read More

Filing Requirements for Publicly Traded Companies-Go Public

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog An issuer with a class of securities registered under Section 12 or subject to Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934  must file periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant… Read More