The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (the “Committee”) released the agenda for its virtual meeting, to be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and which plans to address liquidity challenges for investors in exempt offerings. The agenda specifically plans to address exit opportunities for investors in Regulation A

April 2022 marked the ten-year anniversary of the JOBS Act.  My former partner and friend, Dave Lynn, co-editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net and The Corporate Counsel, invited me to join him on his podcast, Deep Dive with Dave.  We discussed the anniversary, and genesis of the JOBS Act, as well as some of the changes to the

March 31 – April 1, 2022 Webinar
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Mayer Brown invites you to the Practising Law Institute’s Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 virtual conference.

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 will cover the basics of private placements, resales of restricted securities, Section 4(a)(1-1/2) transactions and block trades. The program will

The Mayer Brown “Deciding Among Exempt Offering Alternatives” comparison chart is now updated to reflect the amendments to various offering exemptions that became effective in 2021.  In one easy-to-read presentation, issuers and financial intermediaries can compare the elements of ten different exempt offering alternatives.  The chart covers, among other things, dollar limits, filing

Today, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs released the Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, which includes the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rulemaking agenda.

The rulemaking agenda identifies short-term and long-term actions to be taken by the SEC.  There are a number of items that are noted in the final rulemaking

March 23 – 25, 2021 | Webinar Conference
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Mayer Brown is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of REITwise 2021®: Nareit’s Law, Accounting & Finance Conference.  This year’s REITwise conference covers the political, economic and market events that impact legal, financial, tax and accounting operations within REITs and

January 25, 2021 Webinar
1:00pm – 2:00pm EST
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Given that 2020 was such a tumultuous year, even the most dedicated securities lawyer may have missed a rule change or two. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was also particularly busy. Under the leadership of SEC Chair Clayton, the SEC had one

In its 2019 Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Offerings, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) included a section requesting comment regarding resale exemptions, including Rule 144. While the SEC addressed a number of the key issues relating to the exempt offering framework that were first identified in the Concept Release in a rulemaking

Speaking in connection with the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Directors’ Institute on Corporate Governance, Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Corporation Finance Director, William Hinman, shared his views on a principles-based approach to disclosure requirements and to rulemaking.  His remarks, which when read along with those of Chair Jay Clayton at the Economic Club and

November 17, 2020 Webinar
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
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For a number of years now, significantly more capital has been raised by companies in the US private markets than in US SEC-registered offerings. In IFLR’s recently published book, A Deep Dive into Capital Raising Alternatives, changes brought about to the