Tag: emerging growth companies

President signs FAST Act (updated December 10, 2015)

by Cydney Posner The President has signed the FAST Act into law.  As previously discussed, this transportation bill contains several measures that modify the JOBS Act or otherwise relate to capital raising for emerging growth companies, disclosure modernization, the development of secondary markets and the registration process for smaller companies.  On […]

Senate passes FAST Act

by Cydney Posner The Hill is reporting that the “Senate approved a five-year, $305 billion highway bill [the FAST Act] Thursday, sending it to President Obama with just one day to spare before the scheduled expiration of the nation’s road and transit spending.  The measure passed by a 83-16 tally, […]

FAST Act passes House

by Cydney Posner Reuters reports: “In a show of Congressional bipartisanship, the House of Representatives voted 359 to 65 to send the $305 billion legislation [the FAST Act] to the Senate. It is widely expected to be approved and forwarded to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature before […]

Provisions to modify the JOBS Act and otherwise benefit smaller companies survive conference and will soon be up for vote

by Cydney Posner As discussed in this PubCo post, HR 22, now called the “FAST Act” – it was the “DRIVE Act” and before that the “Hire More Heroes Act” – is not just about transportation and highways (as important as that may be).  Buried in the bill are several […]

A few nuggets for smaller companies buried in the Drive Act

by Cydney Posner The House has passed a new transportation bill, HR 22, the “Drive Act” – not normally something to write about in the PubCo blog. (Originally, this bill appears to have been the “Hire More Heroes Act,” but was somehow transformed into the Drive Act – go figure.) […]

SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies recommends harmonizing and expanding disclosure accommodations for small companies

by Cydney Posner At a meeting of the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies at the end of last month, the Committee approved a set of Recommendations about Expanding Simplified Disclosure for Smaller Issuers.  A key focus underlying the recommendations is some effort at harmonizing the jumble of […]