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JOBS Act Quick Start - A brief overview of the JOBS Act - 2014 Update

In This Issue: - Introduction - The IPO on-ramp - The IPO Process - Applying Title I to other transactions - Private offerings - Crowdfunding - Regulation A+ - Exchange...more

Hearing on Proposed JOBS Act Related Bills

On May 1st, the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on various proposed bills related to the JOBS Act. One of the bills addresses the crowdfunding framework and would have the effect of striking Title III...more

Take 5 Newsletter: Five Hot Topics in Hospitality Law

ACA Final Regulations Provide Rules for Seasonal Employees - On February 10, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") promulgated final regulations for the ACA's employer "shared responsibility provisions" in IRS...more

Banks Previously Sued in Title III ADA Class Action Lawsuits Now Getting Sued Again in Second Wave of Accessibility Lawsuits

A Pittsburgh-based law firm, which has filed more than 100 class action lawsuits under Title III of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) in federal district courts throughout the United States against banks on behalf of a...more

Failure to provide an Ounce of ADA Compliance is worth a Pounding by the DOJ - What you can learn from the DOJ's settlement...

The Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to make the hospitality sector a target for enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and The Phoenician are the latest to...more

A Year End Look at the JOBS Act

2013 has proven to be a strong year for IPOs. According to a recent PWC study, total IPO volume for 2013, as of December 17, reached 237 public company debuts, which is an increase over 2012. The overwhelming majority of...more

Securities and Exchange Commission Proposes Rules on Crowdfunding

Introduction - On October 23, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted unanimously to propose rules to permit U.S. companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding in an effort to implement...more

SEC Proposes "Crowdfunding" Rules

On October 23, 2013, the SEC approved proposed rules enacting the crowdfunding exemption (Section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act of 1933) created by Congress in Title III of the JOBS Act, permitting non-public companies to...more

Better Late than Never…SEC Proposes Rules for Equity-Based Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act - "Crowdfunding" is a term commonly used to describe a method of raising money through the Internet. While crowdfunding can be used to raise funds for many things, it has long been...more

REGULATION CROWDFUNDING: Proposed Rules by the SEC to give effect to the Crowdfunding Provisions of Title III under the JOBS Act:...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on October 23, 2013, released its long-awaited proposed rules, Regulation Crowdfunding[i], to implement the crowdfunding provisions of Title III of the Jumpstart our Business...more

Small Business Securities Bulletin: By Popular Demand - SEC Proposes Crowdfunding Rules

By way of background, pursuant to Section 5 of the Securities Act of 1933 (Securities Act) and state securities laws, any offer and sale of a security must be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and...more

SEC Issues Proposal on Crowdfunding

On October 23, The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to propose rules under the JOBS Act to permit companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding. Crowdfunding describes an evolving method of raising...more

Securities and Exchange Commission Proposes Regulations Authorizing the Use of Crowdfunding in Equity Offerings

On October 23, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) issued proposed regulations to implement Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”). Regulation Crowdfunding would...more

Crowdfunding Moves Forward: The SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Crowdfunding

On October 24, 2013, in accordance with Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”), the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a press release and published long-awaited proposed...more

REGULATION CROWDFUNDING: Proposed Rules by the SEC to give effect to the Crowdfunding Provisions of Title III under the JOBS Act.

PART I: Issuer, Purchaser and Offering Requirements and Limitations; Issuer Disclosure Obligations; Advertising and Promoting the Offering; Safe Harbor for Insignificant Deviations - The Securities and Exchange...more

SEC Unveils Proposed Regulation Crowdfunding

The SEC has proposed new Regulation Crowdfunding to implement the requirements of Title III of the JOBS Act. Regulation Crowdfunding would prescribe rules governing the offer and sale of securities under new Section 4(a)(6)...more

SEC and FINRA Propose Long-Awaited Crowdfunding Rules

On October 23, 2013, the SEC formally issued its proposed rules governing the "crowdfunding" registration exemption created under Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 (the "JOBS Act"), and FINRA...more

What Could Be More Fun Than A 585-Page Release on Proposed Crowdfunding Rules?

After about 18 months of eager anticipation, the SEC just published its proposed rules regarding Crowdfunding under the Title III of the JOBS Act. The release is 585 pages long so I’d suggest it may be an ideal time to buy...more

Crowdfunding, the SEC and The New Rules—What Finally Came Down Today

The wait and speculation is over for now. Today the SEC proposed rules under Title III of the JOBS Act that allow start-ups and small businesses to raise capital by offering and selling securities over the Internet. Title...more

SEC to Consider Crowdfunding Proposals on October 23

The SEC has provided very short notice of an open meeting to consider proposed rules under Title III of the JOBS Act. Title III of the JOBS Act amended Section 4 of the Securities Act to add paragraph (6), which provides a...more

Supporting Startups Will the JOBS Act expand the crowdfunding crowd?

Congress’s passage last year of the popular and bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was met with expectations of imminent and fundamental changes to the financing environment for early-stage businesses....more

SEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitation for Certain Private Offerings

Background - On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) into law. The JOBS Act is intended to “increase American job creation and economic growth by improving...more

Crowdfunding Part 3(B): Alternatives— Accredited Crowdfunding Platform #1

We’ve been talking about crowdfunding for a while now, and we’ve started discussing alternatives to the crowdfunding exemption in Title III of the JOBS Act because that exemption is technically not final yet. Last time we...more

The New Rule 506: a Useful Crowdsourcing Tool

When the JOBS Act was passed in the spring of 2012, all the “buzz” was about the imminent advent of “Crowdfunding.” But as legal practitioners, business persons, and pundits looked closer at the details under the Crowdfunding...more

Crowdfunding PART 3(A)– Alternatives: Rewards-Based Crowdfunding

The prior 2 crowdfunding discussions focused on what crowdfunding is under Title III of the JOBS Act and its potential disadvantages should the SEC and FINRA ever get around to promulgating the applicable final rules…...more

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