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The SEC's Proposed Changes To Rule 15c2-12 Could Have Far-Reaching Impact On Issuers And Obligors Of Municipal Securities
On March 1, 2017, the SEC issued Release No. 34-80130 proposing several amendments to its Rule 15c2-12 that would add two new events to the list of events that must be included...
United States
23 Mar 2017
New IRS Regulations For Mixed Use Projects Financed With Tax-Exempt Bonds Have Practical Importance
On October 27, 2015 the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service published final regulations concerning the treatment of "mixed-use" projects financed with tax-exempt bonds.
United States
29 Oct 2015
Why Start-Ups Use Convertible Debt Part III: The Virtues Of Convertible Debt For A Start-Up
Over the course of our "Why Start-Ups Use Convertible Debt" series, we've discussed the two common paths start-up companies take to structure a financing.
United States
19 Mar 2015
Why Start-Ups Use Convertible Debt Part II: How A Convertible Debt Works
In Part I of our "Why Start-Ups Use Convertible Debt" series, we discussed one of the typical start-up financing structures, the sale of common stock, along with the issues that should be considered when setting a valuation.
United States
12 Mar 2015
Why Start-Ups Use Convertible Debt Part I: Common Stock Financing And the Problem Of Setting A Valuation
Most start-up companies turn to friends, family and/or high net worth individuals as the first source of capital to fund their operations.
United States
5 Mar 2015
Failure To Disclose Known Trends Or Uncertainties In Public Filings May Create Liability Under Section 10(b)
On January 12, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held in Stratte-McClure v. Morgan Stanley that a failure to make a required disclosure under Item 303 of Regulation S-K in a Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q is an omission that can serve as the basis for a Section 10(b) securities fraud claim if (1) the omission satisfies the materiality requirements outlined in Basic v. Levinson.
United States
2 Mar 2015
Outrageous Scams In Financing: Not So Unusual After All
When fundraising, remember—everyone is trying to cheat you.
United States
12 Apr 2014
Secondary Trading Of Limited Partnership Interests In Private Equity Funds - Recent Developments
Much of the private equity activity in 2008 and the first half of 2009 has consisted of secondary purchases and sales of limited partnership interests in private equity funds.
United States
13 Jul 2009
The SEC´s December 30, 2008 Report - Not The Last Word On Fair Value Accounting
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) December 30, 2008 report on mark-to-market accounting undoubtedly disappointed fair value opponents and reassured its defenders.
United States
27 Jan 2009
SEC And FASB Jointly Address Fair Value Accounting
On September 30, 2008, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of the Chief Accountant and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) staff issued a major joint release providing immediate guidance on urgent fair value measurement questions presented in the current market environment.
United States
23 Oct 2008
The TIC Industry — What To Expect In 2008
The current year, 2007, has presented unprecedented challenges to the Tenant-in-Common (TIC) industry...
United States
2 Oct 2007
TRIA Appears Headed for Extension, But in What Form?
The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) is currently set to terminate on December 31, 2005 unless it is extended by an act of Congress. As this article goes to press, it appears that TRIA is likely to be extended, although it may undergo significant changes from its current structure. This article provides a brief background on the debate over TRIA’s extension and discusses the current proposals for the extension of TRIA in the House and Senate.
United States
7 Dec 2005
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