The SEC’s crowdfunding rules (under Regulation Crowdfunding) became effective earlier this week.
Ever since the Federal securities laws were enacted in 1933, all offers and sales of securities in the United had to either be registered with the SEC or satisfy an exemption from registration.
Two states have brought legal action against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for exceeding the authority granted to it under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.
On May 3, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved amendments to revise certain rules under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act).
On May 3, 2016, the CATO Institute published a policy paper titled, “A Walk Through the JOBS Act of 2012: Deregulation in the Wake of Financial Crisis,” which assesses the JOBS Act and offers certain policy recommendations.
The SEC’s equity crowdfunding rules finally go into effect this month almost four years after Congress passed the JOBS Act, requiring the relaxing of certain rules on raising funds.
The five-year transportation bill known as the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act that a House-Senate conference committee agreed on earlier this week is not something we ordinarily would comment on here.
On January 14th, the House passed H.R. 37 “Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act.” Although passed with some support from the Democrats (29 votes, which in these days of hyper-partisanship is practically a bipartisan bill), the White House issued a veto threat on January 12th because the bill also delays part of the Volker Rule effectiveness until July 21, 2019.
The SEC recently proposed rule amendments as part of its implementation of Title V and Title VI of the JOBS Act.