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The JOBS Act and Its Impact on Capital-Raising
   LIVE Webcast  


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The recently enacted Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) brings a new economic environment for investors raising countless questions regarding its impact on capital formation, IPOs and securities offerings, early stage fundraising (including “Crowdfunding”), new regulatory frameworks and private equity and traditional investments.

This live webcast will cover many of the most critical issues surrounding the JOBS Act affecting small, mid-cap and larger companies. The panel of thought leaders will share their expert opinions in a two-hour webcast and will give you a comprehensive update on this topic. They will also be available to answer your questions during the Q&A session.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124365
NASBA Field of Study: Specialized Knw and Apps – 2.00 credit hours
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for The JOBS Act and Its Impact on Capital-Raising LIVE Webcast :

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Rikard D. Lundberg, Partner,
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

1. Crowdfunding – JOBS Act requirement for SEC to allow crowdfunding of securities offerings.
  • • What will the process look like?
  • • Who might benefit from this way of raising capital?
  • • Relationship with general solicitation in Rule 506 offerings
  • • Relationship with intra-state offerings
  • • Relationships with registered web-based offerings
  • • Status of rulemaking
2. “Reg. A+” – JOBS Act requirement for SEC to enact a new small issue exemption for offerings and sales up to $50 million.
  • • What will the process look like?
  • • Who might benefit from this way of raising capital?
  • • Compare to existing Regulation A
  • • Status of rulemaking

Robert A. Friedel, Partner,
Pepper Hamilton LLP

3. General solicitation in Rule 506 and Rule 144A offerings.
  • • Prior regulatory landscape and resulting capital-raising impediments
  • • Impact of rules changes on capital-raising practices
  • • Issuers
  • • Investors
  • • Intermediaries
  • • Verification issues
4. Securities Exchange Act registration thresholds.
  • • Prior regulatory landscape and resulting impact on private companies
  • • New registration thresholds
  • • Special situations
  • • New deregistration thresholds
  • • Status of rulemaking

Brian S. Korn, Of Counsel,
PeppeasPepper Hamilton LLP

5. Emerging Growth Companies (EGCs)
  • • Current IPO environment and process
  • • Costs and difficulties of going public under prior regulatory landscape
  • • IPO on-ramp: Why and how did we get here?
  • • Do all qualifying companies elect EGC status? Why not?
  • • Impact on foreign private issuers
  • • Exiting EGC status
6. IPO Process Changes for EGCs
  • • Confidential S-1 submissions and comment-clearing with the SEC
  • • “Testing the waters” – relaxation of pre-filing investor meetings
  • • The new role of research
  • • Now you are public, here’s what you’ve won
  • • The importance of the market for each IPO and the overall IPO environment

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Rikard D. Lundberg
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Pepper Hamilton LLP
Robert A. Friedel
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Pepper Hamilton LLP
Brian S. Korn
Of Counsel
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Who Should Attend?

- CFOs
- Fund Management Companies
- Senior Investment Professionals
- Chief Investment Officers
- Private Equity Attorneys, Accountants, Advisors, and Consultants
- Investment Attorneys
- Senior Management
- Investors

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for anyone interested in learning the significant issues surrounding the JOBS Act.

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Enroll in this course today by clicking the “Register” button below. Space is limited and significant discounts apply for early registrants.

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Please note, the event date is firm although it may be subject to change. Please click here for details.
The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.





The JOBS Act and Its Impact on Capital-Raising
LIVE Webcast

Event Sponsors / Speaker Firms:

Founded in 1968, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck practices in the areas of real estate, natural resources, public policy, corporate law and litigation. With 260 attorneys and legislative consultants in offices across the western U.S. and in Atlantic City and Washington, DC, where it is ranked among the top five lobbying firms, Brownstein works in industries ranging from real estate, hospitality, and private equity, to technology, healthcare, natural resources, banking and finance, and gaming. For more information visit

Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.


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