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SEC Comments on JOBS Act Registration Statements

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC has consistently issued several comments in connection with registration statements filed by “emerging growth companies” under the JOBS Act.  It’s clear at least for now that the SEC will ask to see any test-the-waters communications with QIBs and institutional investors as well as research reports that are distributed by underwriters participating in the […] Read more →

by   |   October 8, 2012

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New JOBS Act FAQS Released

Public Companies and Securities 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... Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2012

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Court Vacates CFTC’s Position Limits Rule

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC’s final rule on position limits with respect to derivative contracts in 28 different physical commodities has been vacated and remanded back to the agency. Spot month... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2012


Nasdaq Proposes Rules Regarding Independence of Compensation Committees

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Nasdaq has proposed rules regarding the independence of compensation committees in response to final rules issued by the SEC under the Dodd-Frank Act.  The Nasdaq proposed rules... Read more →

by   |   September 26, 2012