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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

Use of Proceeds In Form S-1 Registration Statements – Form S-1

Companies going public with Form S-1 have several options in how to structure their transaction when registering securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).  Form S-1 enables issuers to raise capital using the registration statement or register… Read More

Form S-1 Summary Information- Securities Attorney 101

Form S-1 is the most commonly used registration statement statement filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). This blog post addresses the summary information section of Form S-1. The requirements of the section are located in Items 501 and… Read More

What Are the SEC Reporting Requiements After My Form S-1 ls Effective?

Once the SEC staff declares your company’s Securities Act registration statement on Form S-1 effective, the company becomes subject to the SEC’s reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  These rules require your company to file annual reports… Read More

Form S-1 Risk Factor Disclosures – Securities Lawyer 101

Form S-1 Risk Factor Disclosures l Securities Lawyer 101 The Securities Act of 1933 is often called the “truth in securities” law.  It has two basic objectives: to require that investors receive financial and other important information about… Read More

Form S-1 Registration Statement Requirements

Form S-1 registration statements is the most commonly used registration statement form. Form S-1 permits issuers to register various types of offerings and the form can be used by both public and private companies engaged in going public transactions.  A Form… Read More

SEC Disclosure Requirements In Form S-1

Form S-1 is the most commonly used registration statement form.  It allows issuers to register various types of offerings and the form can be used by both public and private companies engaged in going public transactions. A registration statement… Read More

Form S-1 Going Public Bootcamp – Regulation A – Form S-1

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 Disclosures and Material Changes

Issuers filing registration statements using a direct public offering in  their going public transactions must comply with the disclosure requirements of Form S-1. These include Item 11A of Form S-1 as set forth below. Form S-1 Item 11A Material Changes If… 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