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SEC Report on Implementation of Organizational Reform

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC staff has issued a report on the implementation of organizational reform pursuant to Section 967 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The purpose of the report to Congress is to discuss the progress that the SEC staff has made in implementing systemic organizational change to increase efficiency and effectiveness. The staff states it recognizes that […] Read more →

by   |   March 31, 2012

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Issuer Requirements for Crowdfunding Under the JOBS Act

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The JOBS Act takes the unprecedented step of permitting crowdfunding.  The statute permits, subject to SEC rulemaking, the ability to offer and sell securities to numerous people... Read more →

by   |   March 30, 2012


JOBS Act Effect on Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Private Equity Some publications have predicted widespread changes in the way hedge funds and private equity funds are marketed.  The speculation is based on the JOBS Act elimination of... Read more →

by   |   March 30, 2012


Some Ruminations on the JOBS Act’s Regulation D Provisions

Broker-Dealer, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act was overarching, cumbersome and, from its inception, has created much ongoing regulatory uncertainty.  While there are some open issues raised by the JOBS Act,... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2012