In This Issue:

- Secrecy Provision of JOBS Act Boosts IPO Pipeline

- SEC Chair Says Companies Will Soon Have to Admit Wrongdoing

- SBA Revises Standards Determining Small Business Sizes

- Group Announces "Framework" to Simplify Small Firm Accounting

- SBA Looking to Ease Small Business Loan Process

- Startups Await SEC Crowdfunding Regulations

- Government Changes Rules to Improve Small Biz Innovation Grants

- Proposal Would Boost R&D Tax Credit for Innovative Startups

- Excerpt from Secrecy Provision of JOBS Act Boosts IPO Pipeline:

Several of the largest private mobile advertising companies are among a group of start-ups testing investors' appetites for tech IPOs by using a new confidential securities filing created last year, according to several people familiar with these companies' plans. The IPO candidates are among 175 U.S. companies from a range of industries that have filed such Draft Registration Statements (or DRS filings) since the JOBS Act of 2012 loosened capital-raising rules for emerging growth companies.

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Topics:  Business Development, Crowdfunding, IPO, JOBS Act, Research and Experiment Tax Credit, SBA, SEC, Small Business, Startups

Published In: General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates, Tax Updates

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