Welcome to Going Public Lawyer Blog!

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my new blog, GoingPublicLawyer.com. I strive to provide good “nuts & bolts” information and commentary that is of practical use to founders and management of both early stage ventures and well-established companies.

In addition to a number of articles, I also post podcasts from my past segments on business talk radio’s “The Trader’s Network” broadcast on Clear Channel Radio. I hope you find the topics of some interest to you. They range from capital formation to mergers & acquisitions to SEC registrations and more. Your feedback is welcome!

Capital Formation – Crowdfunding vs. New Reg D

Much excitement surrounded the adoption of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) back in April 2012. A significant source of the excitement arose from Title III of the JOBS Act which held out the promise that under the legislation small companies and new ventures would finally be able to seek  funding from small and first-time investors via the Internet and social media. Continue reading

The Small Cap IPO – A True IPO For Small Companies

A traditional IPO is generally only possible if you have substantial  revenues and assets that will attract a large underwriter. Otherwise, you are left to alternative public offering techniques including reverse mergers, direct registrations and Form 10 filings. While you may be successful in registering your shares using these alternative techniques, it is becoming more and more difficult to actually deposit and trade those shares. Now, however, a small company can actually engage in a true IPO sponsored by an investment bank. Continue reading

Are You Ready to Be a Public Company? Parts 1 & 2

iStock_000000277250SmallPodCast Are You Ready to Be a Public Company? Part 1: Traders Network Podcast- May 22, 2014

Listen to the Podcast below:

 


Washington and JusticePodCast Are You Ready to Be a Public Company? Part 2: Traders Network Podcast- May 22, 2014

Listen to the Podcast below: