Companies planning on a registered public offering must acquire an “effective” registration statement from the SEC before offering their securities for sale. However, under certain circumstances, Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (also known as the Exchange Act) requires companies to file a registration statement even in the absence of “effective” registration.
On Nov. 2, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to the exempt offering framework under the Securities Act of 1933. The rules will benefit the investors, emerging companies, and more seasoned issuers by: Simplifying the multilayer exempt offering framework. Promoting capital formation Expanding investment opportunities Preserving investor protections Background: All securities offerings
Title IV Regulation A+ allows companies to raise up to $50 million per year, a process that many people refer to as “Mini-I.P.O.” Ever since the SEC announced exemptions and leverages in Regulation A+, we have been witnessing new crowdfunding platforms eager to take a plunge in the vast money pile like uncle scrooge. But
On March 4th, the SEC proposed a series of amendments to improve crowdfunding regulations and the exempt offering framework. The proposal is aiming to promote capital formation and expand investment opportunities. Whether its raising seed capital or on the path to an initial public offering, a majority of entrepreneurs and emerging businesses raise capital using
Is your company is considering a public offering? Does it plan to trade on an over the counter (OTC) market? If so, you may consider a Regulation A+ (Reg A+) IPO. Reg A+ IPOs are relatively new, streamlined, micro-IPO’s. They are different from traditional IPOs in that they are size-restricted, and have fewer regulations. There
Regulation A+ (“Regulation A+”), also known as the “mini IPO”, is an alternative to the traditional IPO, through Form S-1, as filed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Regulation A+ was passed into law to encourage small businesses to raise capital, by removing restrictions that limited access to private investor funds. Regulation A+ became