Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
The Jobs Act: Confidential Filing
Despite Instagram Sale Price Dropping 25% Since Facebook IPO, Deal Still Passes Fairness Review
In This Issue:
- SEC Yet to Release Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act Guidelines
- IRS Crackdown on Contract Workers Has Small Businesses Concerned
- Accelerated Filers Found to be Filing More Restatements
Mar. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Marc Jaffe, co-chair of the Global Capital Markets Practice Group at Latham & Watkins LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about the global outlook for the 2013 IPO market.
Jaffe, in this...more
The SEC has disclosed data related to complaints in fiscal year 2012. During Fiscal 2012, the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy closed 29,291 files relating to complaints, questions, and other contacts received...more
FINRA, the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States, has released a set of FAQs relating to its review of public securities offerings filed on its Public Offering Filing...more
In This Issue:
-Initial Public Offerings
-Mergers & Acquisitions
-Jobs Act & Capital Markets
This Outline highlights key U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC" or the "Commission") and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") enforcement developments and cases regarding broker-dealers during...more
Nine months have passed since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act), a package of legislative measures intended to ease regulatory burdens on smaller companies and facilitate public and private capital...more
2012 was a robust year for both the U.S. leveraged loan and high-yield markets, including record-breaking deal volume for the latter. These conditions provided fertile ground for borrowers and issuers in U.S. markets to fund...more
Many private equity sponsors have been or are considering undertaking an initial public offering of a portfolio company. In negotiating stockholder arrangements and committee assignments for their director representatives...more
The U.S. regulatory probe of a Facebook posting by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is raising questions about whether the 43-word message violates a rule requiring that material information be released to all investors at the same...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) imposes restrictions on communications when a securities offering is contemplated or in process. Generally, these communications restrictions are intended to...more
Capital is the lifeblood of a growing tech company, and today access to that capital in the U.S. is improving thanks to recent regulatory and legislative initiatives. Growing tech companies now have an array of new...more
On October 17, 2012, the SEC approved changes to NASD Rule 2711, as administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and NYSE Rule 472, to bring both rules into compliance with the JOBS Act mandate to...more
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) (f/k/a National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD)) filed with the SEC proposed rule changes intended to conform to certain requirements of the JOBS Act,...more
The Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) recently updated its Frequently Asked Questions on Title I of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (“JOBS Act”) to...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”). The full formal name for the legislation: “An Act to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving...more
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) became law in April with a goal of improving access to capital markets and easing compliance burdens for newer and smaller public companies. Among other things, the...more
New guidance outlines key rules for the new confidential review option for initial public offerings by emerging growth companies in the United States.
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (also known as the JOBS...more
On April 5, 2012, the JOBS Act was signed into law, culminating a bipartisan effort by Congress to ease restrictions on capital raising that have affected and guided companies and investors for decades. The JOBS Act is...more
Originally published by Bloomberg Finance L.P. in the Vol.6, No. 12 edition of the Bloomberg Law Reports—Securities Law.
The Facebook, Inc. (Facebook) initial public offering last month was probably the most...more
On April 5, 2012, after overwhelming bi-partisan support in Congress but criticism from regulators and investor protection groups, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act). The...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, enacting it into law. The JOBS Act is intended to make it easier for smaller and earlier stage companies to raise capital and also to...more
Congress passed legislation that, if signed as expected by President Obama, will allow companies to raise capital more easily in both the private and public markets. As reported in our client alert dated March 14, 2012, the...more
Originally Published in Law360, March 21, 2012.
Building on months of momentum in Congress, on March 8, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act by a bipartisan vote...more
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