The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) regulations, which were announced on July 10 and which become effective on September 23, promise a new era for capital raising for operating companies and private funds...more
I. Introduction -
Over the past decade, a paradigm shift has been occurring in the capital markets that has opened a new panoply of options for security holders desiring liquidity.
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In a watershed event reversing decades of private offering restrictions, on July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved final rules required by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 (JOBS...more
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court, in U.S. v. Windsor, ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional because it violates the Fifth Amendment’s equal protection guaranty for persons of...more