SEC Proposes New Rules Under The JOBS Act

The SEC issued proposed new rules under the JOBS Act to, inter alia:

  • change the registration/deregistration requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
  • determine who is an “accredited investor” as of the last day of the fiscal year for purposes of the ’34 Act,
  • state that certain shares are not “held of record” for purposes of registering under the ’34 Act, and
  • creating a safe harbor for persons receiving securities under a company’s compensation plan under ’33 Act Rule 701(c).

See the release:

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I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at:
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