Topic: Public Offerings

Regulation A+: Quicker and Cheaper Access to Capital for Smaller Companies

“Regulation A+ … promises to provide a meaningful new tool for private issuers wishing to access the capital markets.” (Randal Jones and Richard Raymer of Dorsey & Whitney) What’s better than an “A”? An “A+,” of course… OK, that’s probably not why the Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed new rules to Regulation A. But… Read more »

SEC Fines 23 Firms for Illegal Short Selling – Lessons for All Investment Firms

“In announcing the enforcement actions, Andrew J. Ceresney, Co-Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, emphasized that the Staff has ‘zero tolerance for any securities violations, including violations that do not require manipulative intent.’” (BakerHostetler) In mid-September, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged 23 investment firms with violating an SEC rule that prohibits firms from… Read more »