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Growth Capital Summit – Washington, DC
November 19, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
JOBS Act: Title II Implementation
Proposed changes to “accredited investor” eligibility and definitions and expected impacts on Reg D offerings; Rule 506(c) offerings and the use of general solicitation in equity crowd finance; investor verification best practices for Title II funding platforms; open issues relating to the “bad actor” definition; CFTC limited relief for general solicitation by certain investment funds.
SPEAKERS: David Lynn, Morrison Foerster; Anna Pinedo, Morrison Foerster; DJ Paul, Propellr;Chris Tyrrell, Offerboard
JOBS Act Title III & Title IV
Portal compensation from Title III crowd offerings; non-accredited investor compliance issues, Form D disclosure proposals; Transactional costs for Title III offerings; Public crowd finance under Reg A+: Qualified purchasers and state pre-emption; Improving liquidity in private secondary markets.
SPEAKERS: Samuel Guzik, Guzik & Associates; Alixe Cormick, Venture Law Corp.; Mark Roderick, Flaster/Greenberg
Challenges for Public Emerging Growth Companies
Tick size pilot implementation; Microcap Task Force: Reg M Rule 105 and Section 16 reporting sweeps, “algorithmic analysis” in SEC investigations; Primary shelf registration limit expansion; DTC “chill” relief.
SPEAKERS: Ele Klein, Schulte Roth & Zabel; additional TBA.
Special Legislative Update: JOBS Act 2.0
A special presentation on the state of Congressional efforts to revise and amend the JOBS Act and related laws to improve capital access and formation for small companies.
SPEAKER: David Burton, Senior Fellow in Economic Policy, The Heritage Foundation