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    SEC proposes to expand ‘test-the-waters’ perk to all issuers

    2019-02-19T21:45:00Z

    The SEC has proposed expanding the “test-the-waters” accommodation—currently available to emerging growth companies—to all issuers, including investment company issuers. 

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    SEC commissioners argue for increase to monetary cap on Regulation A

    2018-04-13T11:15:00Z

    SEC Commissioners Michael Piwowar and Hester Peirce are breaking ranks with their peers over the monetary cap assigned to Regulation A exemptions. They want to boost the offering limit for the under-used exemption from $50 million to $75 million.

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    SEC extends non-public, pre-IPO filings to all companies

    2017-06-30T09:30:00Z

    The SEC will expand a benefit offered to emerging growth companies and permit all companies to submit draft registration statements relating to initial public offerings for review on a non-public basis.

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    SEC adopts slate of JOBS Act amendments

    2017-04-14T09:30:00Z

    The SEC has announced ammendments to JOBS Act-related rulemaking pertaining to crowdfunding, securities offerings, and emerging growth companies. The changes adjust certain thresholds for inflation.

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    A bipartisan plea for economic growth ideas

    2017-03-29T10:00:00Z

    Republican Mike Crapo and Democrat Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) are working across party lines to solicit, from the public, legislative proposals for increasing economic growth.

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    Cato Institute paper proposes JOBS Act improvements

    2016-05-05T17:30:00Z

    On the same day the SEC announced it had completed the remaining workload on JOBS Act mandates, conservative think tank the CATO Institute, in an unrelated effort, offered its thoughts on how the legislation is meeting capital formation goals and ways it could be improved. Joe Mont reports.

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    SEC wraps up remaining JOBS Act workload

    2016-05-03T17:00:00Z

    On Tuesday, the SEC, completing its remaining workload on JOBS Act mandates, approved amendments to revise the rules related to the thresholds for registration, termination of registration, and suspension of reporting under Section 12(g) and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act. Joe Mont has more.

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    SEC Watch: No Respite on Regulatory Reform in 2016

    2016-01-05T13:00:00Z

    If the SEC had hoped that clearing its plate of most Dodd-Frank Act and JOBS Act mandates would make 2016 a year to focus on other initiatives, well, Washington has other ideas. The agency will be busy with a new round of rulemaking thanks to the FAST Act, plus ongoing ...

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    White: As Securities Offerings Change, SEC Adapts

    2015-10-28T17:00:00Z

    Recent years have seen significant changes in terms of how securities offerings are conducted, with many of the recent regulatory reforms for public offerings the result of the JOBS ACT. At a conference in New York City on Wednesday, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White spoke about ...

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    SEC Readies Crowdfunding Rule for Friday Vote

    2015-10-27T10:15:00Z

    The wait is over. On Oct. 30, the Securities and Exchange Commission will vote on long-delayed rulemaking, mandated by the JOBS Act,that will allow for the offer and sale of securities. A proposed rule, dating back to October 2013, established guidelines for investors and rules for issuers that want ...