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!
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 →
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 →