The Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission released today a new Compliance & Disclosure Interpretation, 139.13, relating to equity lines, and has withdrawn several C&DIs (see here).  For convenience, the text of 139.13 is reprinted below.

Question 139.13

Question: In many equity line financings, the company

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Any issuer eligible to register its securities on Form S-3 should consider setting up an ATM program in order to maximize its opportunity to raise just-in-time capital.  As a result of the economic downturn, volatility and uncertainty resulting from the pandemic, many issues have found

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Many smaller public companies seek access to financing through equity line financing arrangements.  Equity line transactions often are confused with continuous offerings that are structured as at the market offering programs.  Each financing alternative has distinct characteristics, and differ in important respects.  During

An “at-the-market” (“ATM”) offering is an offering of securities into an existing trading market for the securities at a price or prices related to the then-market price of the securities. ATM offerings are continuous offerings, and provide issuers with a flexible way to raise modest amounts of capital with minimal market impact, at a low

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Any issuer eligible to register its securities on Form S-3 should consider setting up an ATM program in order to maximize its opportunity to raise just-in-time capital. Significant selling stockholders may also benefit from the flexibility of the ATM structure in order to take advantage