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SEC is Monitoring General Solicitations

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Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities In another of what seems to be a blizzard of speeches by SEC officials, SEC Chair Mary Jo White commented on steps the SEC is taking to monitor general solicitations for securities offerings.  Ms. White noted “Contemporaneously with lifting the ban on general solicitation, the SEC staff has undertaken an interdivisional effort designed to monitor […] Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2013

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Mary Jo White on the Future of Disclosure

Public Companies and Securities Mary Jo White, Chair of the SEC, recently gave her thoughts on the future of disclosure.  Some of her key points were: Information Overload: Ms. White raised the question as to... Read more →

by   |   October 16, 2013


PCAOB Adopts Standards for Broker-Dealer Audits

Broker-Dealer, Uncategorized The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, adopted two attestation standards pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers. The PCAOB also adopted an auditing standard... Read more →

by   |   October 12, 2013

Hedge Funds Begin General Solicitation

Public Companies and Securities According to this article dated October 4, 2013, eight hedge funds had filed Form D’s indicating they were engaged in general solicitation. My unscientific review of 25 Form... Read more →

by   |   October 10, 2013