The Jump-Start Our Business Start-Ups Act is a United States federal law enacted in 2012 to increase start-up companies' access to capital by easing certain restrictions on seeking and soliciting private... more +
The Jump-Start Our Business Start-Ups Act is a United States federal law enacted in 2012 to increase start-up companies' access to capital by easing certain restrictions on seeking and soliciting private investment.
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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 Jumpstart of Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) of 2012 has made it easier for Emerging Growth Companies to raise equity and debt with less SEC regulations and financial disclosures. For example Reg A+ allows you to raise...more
On October 29, 2012, the SEC announced that it had initiated proceedings to determine whether to issue a stop order to prevent sales of shares in a development stage company that filed a registration statement on Form S-1,...more
In order to ensure that issuers start taking advantage of the benefits of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which became law in April of this year, the Staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance has published...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
Background - Earlier this year, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (commonly known as the JOBS Act) into law. As the somewhat repetitive name implies, the JOBS Act’s ultimate goal is to spur job...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 September 28, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission published an additional set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding Title I of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act...more
Recently the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance posted certain additional JOBS Act-related FAQs. The new FAQs, numbered 42 to 54, address a variety of JOBS Act-related issues. Some of the more notable FAQs in this new...more
The latest batch of Frequently Asked Questions regarding topics of general applicability under Title I of the JOBS Act – questions 42-54 – were released by the SEC on September 28, 2012. Title I of the JOBS Act contains...more
On August 22, 2012, the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about certain research provisions of Title I of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS...more
The SEC recently released Frequently Asked Questions relating to provisions of the JOBS Act concerning coverage by research analysts of equity offerings by Emerging Growth Companies, or EGCs. An EGC is a company that was not...more
Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued a set of FAQs clarifying a number of questions and ambiguities regarding the activities of underwriters and research analysts in connection with offerings by...more
Fenwick & West Corporate partner Steve Graham provides a short summary about the new, less burdensome disclosure requirements under the JOBS Act. The changes are designed to make access to capital easier for small and...more
Section 106(b) of the JOBS Act requires that the SEC conduct a study examining the transition to trading and quoting securities in one penny increments, also known as decimalization. Among other things the study is to examine...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, also known as the “Jobs Act.” The Jobs Act will effect dramatic changes in the law as it applies to companies seeking capital by way...more
On April 5, 2012, the President signed into law the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (JOBS Act). The JOBS Act also allows small businesses to harness “crowdfunding,” expands “mini-public offerings,” and streamlines the...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act). The JOBS Act’s stated purpose is to increase job creation and economic growth by improving access to public capital markets...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
Originally published in BankNews - May 2012.
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act was signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012. Th e JOBS Act contains a series of changes to the federal securities law...more
Originally published in Business Law Today - May 2012.
The JOBS Act springs from a belief that smaller companies are the engines of economic growth and job creation. In this view, the decline of the smaller company...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
In This Issue:
JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; Fracking: Ohio’s New Oil and Gas Boom; 2012 Estate Planning; American Airlines: Who’s Flying the Plane? Labor Law Update; S Corporations; Blow to Method...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “Act”), a wide-ranging legislative response to the private sector which repeatedly voiced concerns regarding the existence of...more
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