Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act: Law, Explanation and Analysis

Overview

This timely and comprehensive publication provides a thorough review and analysis of every provision of this new legislation that will dramatically facilitate capital-raising in support of economic growth for entrepreneurial companies.

This new law is explained and analyzed in detail with a focus on regulatory exemptions and relief during the five year “on-ramp” period as well as related investor protections and compliance requirements. Legal practitioners and their small to ...

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Overview

This timely and comprehensive publication provides a thorough review and analysis of every provision of this new legislation that will dramatically facilitate capital-raising in support of economic growth for entrepreneurial companies.

This new law is explained and analyzed in detail with a focus on regulatory exemptions and relief during the five year “on-ramp” period as well as related investor protections and compliance requirements. Legal practitioners and their small to medium-sized business clients will want to be fully versed in the provisions of this law and its impact on the ability to raise start-up funding from the public.

This 250+ page publication features the full text of the legislation; committee reports, testimony and other legislative history; tables of laws added, amended or repealed; and a topical index.

Major provisions of the Act will:

• Facilitate raising of capital through the Internet
• Ease the ban on general solicitation in private offerings
• Provide a reduced-regulation “on-ramp” for small IPOs
• Increase the threshold for exempt private offerings to $50m
• Raise the 500 -shareholder trigger for SEC reporting

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780808031376
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 4/26/2012
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

¶210 Disclosure Ob

¶215

¶220 Auditing Standards13

¶225 Availability of Company Infor

¶230 Draft

¶235 Study of Decimalization1

¶240 Opt-In Right for Emerging

¶245 R

¶250 Existing Com

Chapter

Crowdfunding13 ¶301 Introduc

¶305 Crowdfunding Exemption13 ¶310 F

¶315 State Law

Chapter 4 Regulation A13 ¶401 Introduction13

¶410 Blue Sk

Chapter 5 Private

¶501 Introduct

¶505 Threshold

¶515 SEC Rulem

¶520 Enforcement Stud

Chapter 6 Other Provisions13 ¶601 Gener

¶605 Shareholder Threshold f

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Law Text13 ¶101 Sect

¶102

Title I Reopening

¶1101 Sec. 101. Definitions

¶110

¶1103 Sec. 103. Internal Controls

¶1104 Sec. 104. Auditing Standards13 ¶1105 Sec. 105. A

¶1106 Sec. 106. O

¶1107 Sec. 107. Opt-In Righ

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Title II Access to Capital for Job Creator

¶1201 Sec. 201. Modification

Title III Crowdfunding13 ¶1301 Sec. 301. S

¶1302 Sec. 302. Crowdfunding E

¶1303 Sec. 303. Exclusion of Cr

¶1305 Sec. 305

Title IV Smal

¶1401 Sec. 401. Authority to Exempt Certain S

¶1402 Sec. 402. Study on the Imp

Title V Private Company Flexibility and G

¶1501 Sec. 501. Threshold for Registration13 &p

¶1503 Sec. 503. Commission Rulemaking13 ¶1504 Sec

Title VI Capital Expansion13 &

¶1602 Sec. 602

Title VII Outreach on Changes to the Law13 ¶1701 Sec. 701. O

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¶5001 House Committee Report 112-406,

¶5010 House Committ

¶5015 Hous

¶5020 House Report No.

¶5025

¶5030 Statement of A

¶5035 Statement

¶5040 Statement of Administr

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¶5050 Letter of March 22, 2011 from House Oversight Committ

¶5055 Re

¶5060 Letter from SEC Chair Mary Schapiro to Senate Banking Committee o

¶5070 Testimony of SEC Corporation Finance Director Meredith Cross on Capital Formation before Senate Ban

¶5075 Testimony of SEC Corporation Finance Director Me

¶5080 Testimony of SEC Chair Mary Schapiro on the Future of

¶5085 Testimony of SEC Corporation Finance Director Meredith Cross on Legislative Proposals to

¶5090 IPO Advisory Committee Report01 Finders

Page 249 Table of Statutes Added, Amended or Repealed01 Page 251 Topical Index

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