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Three Bills Proposing Amendments to the Federal Securities Laws Gain Traction in Congress

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills on February 1, 2016 that propose changes to the federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 (’33 Act) and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (’34 Act). The Fair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act (H.R. 2187) passed the House by a vote of 347 to […] Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016

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House Committee on Financial Services Approves Bill Exempting Smaller Reporting Companies from Filing Financial Data in XBRL

Public Companies and Securities On January 28, 2016, the House Committee on Financial Services reported favorably on the Small Company Disclosure Simplification Act.  The bill has been scheduled for... Read more →

by   |   January 30, 2016

SEC Finalizes Regulation Crowdfunding – Issuer Requirements

Broker-Dealer, Crowdfunding, Investment Advisers The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has issued final rules on Regulation Crowdfunding. This post analyzes the “Issuer Requirements” section of the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2015