Law Blog Category: Regulation S-K
Will the Disclosure Modernization and Simplification Act of 2014 Simplify Reporting Requirements for ECG’s and Smaller Reporting Companies?
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) into law. The JOBS Act was passed on a bipartisan basis by overwhelming majorities in the House and Senate. The Act seeks to remove impediments to raising capital for emerging growth public companies by relaxing disclosure, governance and accounting requirements, easing the restrictions on analyst communications and analyst participation in the public offering process, and permitting companies to “test the waters” for public offerings. The following is an in-depth review of Title I of the JOBS Act related to Emerging Growth Companies.
Necessity of Background Searches on Officers and Directors as Part of Due Diligence Prior to a Reverse Merger or IPO
Corporate compliance, federal securities regulations and SEC reporting requirements are highly technical and always changing. Accordingly, small publicly traded companies require the assistance of an experienced securities attorney or securities law firm.