Monthly Archives: April 2017

Help is on its Way: JOBS Act Amendments Adopted by SEC

Documents Legal Attorney Signature Jurist

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) into law. This law, which eased many U.S. securities regulations, was created to help encourage funding of small businesses.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Investment Advisers, SEC

SEC & NASAA Sign Info-Sharing Agreement to Aid Small Businesses

Row of hands

Last year, in an effort to give companies more flexibility to engage in intrastate offerings through websites and social media without having to register their securities offerings with the federal government, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) created a new exemption and also amended Regulation D. Combined, these two actions will help facilitate intrastate offerings as well as the development of regional offering exemptions at the state level.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Investment Advisers, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission