Category Archives: Securities Offerings

Twitter’s First Day as a Public Company- Debuts at $45.10

The online conversation service now used by over 230 million people worldwide has started trading today on the NYSE as TWTR. The stock opened at $45.10, much higher than the $26 per share price set yesterday. Yesterday, based on the … Continue reading

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SEC issues Proposed Rules on Crowdfunding.

Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to propose the long-awaited Crowdfunding rules under the JOBS Act. Under the Proposed rules: A private company would be able to raise a maximum aggregate amount of $1 million through crowdfunding offerings … Continue reading

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SEC Sets July 10 Hearing for General Solicitation Rules Under JOBS Act

The SEC seems to making an attempt to move forward with the rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. (JOBS Act). The SEC announced that in an Open Meeting scheduled for tomorrow, July 10, they will consider: whether to … Continue reading

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General Solicitation, Where Are You?

The Jumpstart our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) was signed into law on April 5, 2012 and was to (among other things) allow businesses to generally solicit investors for certain securities offerings as well as create guidelines for crowdfunding.  The Jobs Act  required the SEC … Continue reading

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Can I Generally Solicit Investors?

Not yet! As you know, on August 29, 2012, the SEC proposed rules to eliminate the ban on general solicitation in certain securities offerings. Since then the SEC has been receiving comments and suggestions on its proposed rules; you can … Continue reading

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What is a Finder?

Its no secret that both private and public companies, large or small have challenges raising much needed capital from investors. Access to equity can be difficult when complying with a maze of state and federal rules and regulations.  Business owners … Continue reading

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Rule 506 and General Solicitation

On August 31, 2012 the SEC issued proposed rules that would eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and advertising in Rule 506 offerings.  The SEC has requested comments on the proposed rules within 30 days.  You may provide your comments … Continue reading

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