Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the JOBS Act, Senate lawmakers have unveiled a discussion draft, “JOBS Act 4.0”, to help accelerate economic growth and spur new business formation.
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Recently, the SEC's Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation delivered a report to Congress which includes various policy recommendations.
Problem: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has played a crucial role in supporting small businesses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic....
Last week, the Senate Committee on Small Business held a hearing to review SBA's Access to Capital Programs, as part of a broader SBA reauthorization effort.
Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) have introduced legislation to protect small-business borrowers from predatory lenders by extending certain FTC protections for consumers to small-business borrowers.
The SEC recently voted to expand the definition of a “smaller reporting company” and ease requirements for more small firms seeking investment.
On Nov. 9, the House passed the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act by a vote of 232-188. Introduced by Rep....
On Monday the House passed three bipartisan House Small Business Committee Member bills to increase access to capital and improve small-business lending.
Last week, the Senate passed a bill previously passed by the House which would create a new office at the SEC to advocate on behalf of small businesses.
When Congress returns to Washington, D.C. next week, there are several must-pass pieces of legislation awaiting them, including appropriations bills, reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank, tax extenders, the internet tax moratorium, and much more.