Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Clayton had commented in several interviews over the last couple of months regarding possible SEC Staff guidance regarding SPAC disclosures.  In a prior post, we also had noted that in remarks given at a conference this fall, SEC Commissioner Lee also had noted that perhaps given the proliferation in

December 14, 2020 Webinar
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In recent months, there have been a number of mortgage originators and servicers that have joined the ranks of SEC reporting companies. Some have gone public relying on a traditional IPO. While others have taken a different, and increasingly popular, alternative path

November 17, 2020 Webinar
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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

In the International Financial Law Review’s latest publication, A Deep Dive Into Capital Raising Alternatives, Mayer Brown provides context on the changes in market structure and market dynamics that led to the enactment of the JOBS Act. Specifically, the trend for many private companies to remain private longer, defer or dispense with traditional

November 5, 2020 Webinar
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To mitigate the risks associated with redemptions, as well as to provide additional capital for the continuing public company, most de-SPAC transactions are now accompanied by a PIPE transaction.  Marketing the PIPE transaction to potential investors alongside the de-SPACing also may be

November 2, 2020 Webinar
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SPACs continue to grow in popularity and significance in the US. Despite COVID-19, US capital markets remain active for SPAC IPOs. Many emerging companies are receiving indications of interest from SPACs seeking acquisition candidates. Our session focuses on helping management teams and boards

Portfolio 5507 discusses the securities laws applicable to foreign private issuers that access the U.S. capital markets and the integrated disclosure system.

This most recent edition includes updates for foreign private issuers, and the financial intermediaries that work with foreign private issuers, in connection with public offerings and exempt offerings.

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