Tag Private Offering
What is a Private Placement Memorandum?
A Private Placement Memorandum, or "PPM," is a disclosure document often used in connection with a private offering of securities. This article explains why a PPM is commonly used and overviews what is typically included in a PPM.
Dos and Don’ts of Conducting a Rule 506(b) Offering
Rule 506(b) is the most commonly used securities exemption for private companies. This post compiles some best practices for conducting a 506(b) offering in a bullet-pointed list for easy reference.
The JOBS Act, a Year Later – Part 1: Introduction
It’s been almost a year since Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or JOBS Act). At the time, the passage of this bill was greeted with significant enthusiasm from the start-up community. Among other things, it provided for…
U.S. House Votes to Adopt Six Measures Loosening Securities Regulation for Smaller Companies; Provisions Include Crowdfunding and “IPO On Ramp”
The U.S. House of Representatives voted earlier today (March 8, 2012) to pass the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. The bill is actually a compilation of six separate measures that have been proposed in Congress (and in some instances…
Working Effectively with Your Lawyer: Don’t “Recycle” Legal Work
Recycling is generally considered a good thing when it comes to trash. It helps the environment and conserves resources. However, in the context of legal work, it is not such a good thing. Of course, when I use the word…