Selected highlights from the inaugural Growth Capital Summit, held on Nov. 19, 2014, at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
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JOBS Act: Title II & Title III Implementation (0:55)
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.
SPEAKERS: David Lynn, Morrison & Foerster; Chris Tyrrell, Offerboard; DJ Paul, Propellr; Sara Hanks, CrowdCheck
JOBS Act: Title IV (11:29)
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; Georgia Quinn, Seyfarth Shaw
Challenges for Public Emerging Growth Companies (29:00)
Microcap Task Force: Reg M Rule 105 and Section 16 reporting sweeps; Primary shelf registration limit expansion; Securities exchange “20% Rule” relief, Rule 144 issues.
SPEAKERS: Ele Klein, Schulte Roth & Zabel; Anna Pinedo, Morrison & Foerster; David Sirignano, Morgan Lewis
Special Legislative Update: JOBS Act 2.0 (52:08)
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