Recently, the SEC's Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation delivered a report to Congress which includes various policy recommendations.
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This week, the House approved three separate bills aimed at helping small businesses access capital and increase their voice within the federal government.
Last week, NSBA submitted an amicus brief in a lawsuit between two states and the SEC in support of regulations from the SEC to ease investment opportunities for small firms.
On October 23, 2013, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued their proposed rules on crowdfunding, pursuant to Title III of the JOBS Act. The proposals seem overly complex and burdensome.
Last Wednesday, the SEC issued their long-awaited proposed rules on crowdfunding, pursuant to the JOBS Act which should make it much easier for small business to raise capital and get new ideas off the ground. Additionally, the JOBS Act was the subject of a Senate hearing today.
Earlier this week, NSBA filed comments with the SEC critical of a new proposal regarding proposed amendments to Regulation D, Form D and Rule 156 which would impose high compliance costs small businesses trying to raise capital.
NSBA has submitted a letter to the SEC seeking a safe harbor from the broker dealer registration requirements for small finders and business brokers to ensure small firms have fair access to capital through while maintaining investor protections.
Last week, the SEC adopted two final rules and one proposed rule to implement the NSBA-supported JOBS Act dealing with how small businesses can seek investors, details have finally been made available on those rules.
On May 23, the President nominated Dr. Michael Piwowar and Kara M. Stein to be Commissioners of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Piwowar would replace Republican Troy Paredes, and Stein would replace Democrat Elisse Walter on the five-member commission.
Last week, the House passed H.R. 701, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) that would amend a provision of the Securities Act of 1933 to establish a deadline of October 31, 2013 for the SEC to finalize its rules regarding revisions to Regulation A as enacted under the JOBS Act.