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On June 18th, 2020, The Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation virtually hosted the SEC’s 39th annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. The SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, Commissioner Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner Elad L. Roisman, and Commissioner Allison Herren Lee gave introductory remarks. Given below are excerpts from the chairman
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The financing and Initial Public Offering transactions for the month of June 2020 are posted below. These transactions were filed as S-1, F-1, and 1-A filings. To learn more about our IPO services, contact us. Date Form Type Company Name Underwriter Legal Counsel Price Shares Offering Amount 6/1/2020 F-1 Titan Medical Inc N/A Borden Ladner
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On June 22, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice signed an inter-agency MOU for enhancing competition in the securities industry. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Antitrust Division and the SEC Chairman Jay Clayton executed the historic Memorandum of Understanding. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said
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Investing in or organizing an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) may sound like a great idea, especially if you were not able to mint profits from Bitcoin and Ethereum but beware of the associated risks. ICO is risky both for buyers and organizers for various reasons. If this is not something you want to read, skip
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On May 4, 2020, the SEC adopted certain leverages to Regulation Crowdfunding offerings, providing conditional temporary relief for smaller companies on the suggestion given by  members of the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee. Under temporary relief, small companies must satisfy certain conditions in addition to the present Reg CF requirements to benefit from
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FinTech Meetup On June 11, 2020, the Strategic arm of the SEC for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) announced the launch of virtual peer-to-peer meet-ups (P2Ps), as a solution to its in-person meet-ups started in 2019. These meetings allow FinTech (Financial Technology) community to interact with FinHub and discuss their general issues, ask questions, or
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The financing and Initial Public Offering transactions for the month of May 2020 are posted below. These transactions were filed as S-1, F-1, and 1-A filings. To learn more about our IPO services, contact us.   Date Form Type Company Name Underwriter Legal Counsel Price Shares Offering Amount  5/4/2020 F-1 uCloudlink Group Inc. I-Bankers Securities,
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Recently, due to COVID-19, exchange listed companies have been struggling to comply with rules set forth for timely administration of annual shareholder meetings and SEC filings. Considering these situations and the fact that many listed companies are facing the risk of not meeting the continued listing standards, the SEC and exchanges, including the NASDAQ, NYSE
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In addition to Federal securities laws, states have their own securities regulations designed to protect investors which are referred to as Blue Sky Laws. Just like the SEC, states require securities to either be registered or exempted from registration before offering to investors of that state. Filings must be made by the issuer offering the