Jay Knight
Will Lay

In March 2015, the SEC released its final rules implementing the provision of the JOBS Act to try to facilitate small companies’ access to capital and to provide new investors with new investment choices, in the form of Regulation A+. In the following guest post, Jay Knight and Will Lay of the Bass, Berry & Sims law firm provide an overview of Regulation A+, as well as the specifics of the kind of offerings that the regulation authorizes. I would like to thank Jay and Will for their willingness to allow me to publish their article as a guest post on this site. I welcome guest post submissions from responsible authors on topics of interest to this blog’s readers. Please contact me directly if you would like to submit a guest post. Here is Jay and Will’s guest post.
Continue Reading Guest Post: FAQs about Regulation A+ Securities Offerings

richie Leisner
Richard M. Leisner

In August 6, 2015, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued an interpretive letter to Citizen VC concerning exempt private offerings under Rule 506(b).  In the following guest post, Richard M. Leisner takes a look at the SEC’s new interpretive guidance for these types of exempt offerings and suggests how best practices might evolve for permissible general solicitation activities in future Rule 506(b) private offerings that will not violate the prohibitions of Rule 502(c).  Leisner is a shareholder with the Tampa office of Trenam Law.  The article summarized below is scheduled for publication in Securities Regulation Law Journal, Summer 2016 Edition, a Thomson Reuters Publication. For more information about this publication please visit www.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com.  This article also is posted on the Trenam Law website Legal Update available here.
Continue Reading Guest Post: General Solicitation Under Rule 506(b) After Citizen VC: Guiding Principles and Best Practices