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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

What Stock Can Be Registered on Form S-1?

A registration statement on Form S-1 can be used to register various types of securities offerings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).   Form S-1 provides issuers with flexibility in the types of securities that can be registered.  Form… Read More

Go Public Using Form S-1 – 2018

Go Public Using Form S-1 – 2018 Private companies going public commonly use a registration statement (“Registration Statement”) on Form S-1 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). When a Form S-1 Registration Statement is… Read More

Form S-1 Financial Statement Requirements

Companies that register securities for direct public offering on Form S-1 as part of their going public transaction must provide audited financial statements to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). These financial statements include a balance sheet, statement of shareholders’ equity, income statement and statement… Read More

Going Public and Raising Capital 101

A private or public company can raise capital in a variety of ways. Traditional sources of capital for companies include loans from financial institutions such as a bank, or from friends and family as well as receivable financing. Companies can… Read More

Form S-1 Registration Statement Filing Requirements

Private companies seeking to raise capital often file a Registration Statement on SEC Form S-1 or Offering Circular on Form 1-A pursuant to Regulation A+ in connection with their going public transaction.  Both options have unique benefits. For Example, All companies qualify to register… Read More

SEC Proposes Targeted Changes to Public Liquidity Risk Management Disclosure

On March 14, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to public liquidity risk related disclosure requirements for certain open-end investment management companies.  Under the proposal, funds would discuss in their annual report the operation and effectiveness… Read More

SEC Forms List

1 Application for registration or exemption from registration as a national securities exchange (pdf)  1-A Regulation A Offering Statement (pdf)  1-E Notification under Regulation E (pdf)  1-N Form and amendments for notice of registration as a national securities… Read More

Wedding Singer Charged by the SEC with Fraud

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) brought a securities fraud enforcement action against an Oklahoma wedding singer and former investment adviser, Larry J. Dearman, Sr., and his special friend, Marya Gray in connection… Read More