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SEC Suspends Regulation A+ Offering


Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In the first action of its kind, the SEC has temporarily suspended the Tier 2 Regulation A+ offering of Med-X, Inc. The $15 million continuous offering of common stock was qualified by the SEC on November 3, 2015.  The SEC stated it temporarily suspended the offering because Med-X has not filed its annual report on Form […] Read more →

by   |   September 16, 2016

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CFTC Chief Supports Extension of Swap Dealer De Minimis Exemption

Derivatives Under current CFTC rules, market participants who exceed $8 billion in gross notional swap dealing activity over a twelve-month period are required to register with the CFTC as... Read more →

by   |   September 16, 2016


SEC Charges Private Equity Advisor with Conflicts for Law Firm Discounts

Investment Advisers, M&A, Private Equity In a settled enforcement action, the SEC charged a private equity advisor, First Reserve Management, L.P., with conflicts of interest and other matters. First Reserve did not... Read more →

by   |   September 15, 2016

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U.S. House of Representatives Pass the Accelerating Access to Capital Act

Public Companies and Securities Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Accelerating Access to Capital Act aimed at facilitating the formation of capital for U.S. small businesses.  The... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2016