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Should entrepreneurs care about crowdfunding? It depends on the crowd

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

It has been more than two years since the JOBS Act was passed and almost nine months since the SEC proposed crowdfunding rules but still no

SoMoLend and general solicitation in Ohio

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2013

Later this month the Ohio Division of Securities is expected to conduct a hearing regarding the Division's allegations that SoMoLend Holdings, LLC

May 1, 2013: SEC and CFTC red flag rules become effective May 20, 2013

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have adopted rules that require most broker-dealers, mutual funds

Disclosure of corporate political spending

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission could propose rules requiring public company disclosure of spending on political activities as early as April

Executive compensation strike suits

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2013

Proxy statement disclosures regarding executive compensation may require special attention this year as the plaintiffs' bar increasingly pursues

SEC no longer allows "vote with the board's recommendation" option

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2013

As the 2013 proxy season approaches, Broadridge Financial Systems has informed its customers that it will no longer be permitted to present shareholders

New NASDAQ and NYSE standards for compensation committee independence

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

The NYSE and NASDAQ have proposed respective rule changes to comply with new SEC Rule 10C-1, which requires the Exchanges to create new listing standards requiring each member of a listed company’s compensation committee to be independent

SEC votes to remove Rule 506 general solicitation ban

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2012

Earlier this week the SEC voted 4-1 to implement rules required by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act to remove Regulation D's prohibition on general solicitation and general advertising in offers and sales made to accredited investors under Rule 506

SEC guidance for JOBS Act

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2012

Over the past month the SEC has provided guidance regarding the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012, or JOBS Act, which became law on April 5, 2012

JOBS Act: new law facilitates raising capital

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2012

On April 5, 2012, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012, or JOBS Act, became law