The amendments simplify and refine the scope of FINRA’s corporate financing and conflict of interest rules in several important respects.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently approved two proposals...more
Two years ago, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act became law. Title I of the JOBS Act significantly changed the IPO playbook, creating a new category of issuer called an emerging growth company (EGC) and rewriting...more
FINRA proposes a new “lite” registration regime for private placements and M&A activity.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) recently issued Regulatory Notice regarding proposed rules (Proposed...more
An Updated Look at the World of Offers -
It all seems simple enough. The concept of “offer” is broad under the securities laws, so companies and underwriters need to be careful about any publicity in connection with a...more
Recent SEC no-action letter provides business brokers relief from federal broker-dealer registration requirement.
On January 31, 2014, the Division of Trading and Markets of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...more