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SEC adopts final rules implementing the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2011

On June 22, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules and rule amendments under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


New record low interest rate for latest pooling of SBIC debentures announced
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2011

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that the latest pooling of Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Debentures was priced at 2.877, which is the lowest pricing of a debenture pooling in the history of the SBIC program


SBA further revises Form 468 reporting obligations in response to industry concerns
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2011

In response to Industry concerns, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has revised the reporting requirements of SBA form 468 in an effort to reduce the compliance burdens on Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs


SBA releases proposed rules to govern new early stage investment
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2011

On January 31, 2011, President Obama announced an initiative called “Start-up America,” which is a program designed to promote high-growth entrepreneurship in the United States


Pricing for SBIC debentures reaches new record low
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

The September 2012 pooling of Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”) debentures was priced at 2.245, which is the lowest pricing of debentures in the history of the SBIC program


SBA notifies of changes in the SBIC leverage draw application schedule for the upcoming holiday season
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2012

On October 4, 2012, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a notice revising the semi-monthly leverage draw application schedule for Small Business Investment Companies (“SBICs”) during the upcoming holiday season as follows


The SBA issues new instructions for SBICs drawing leverage
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

The U.S. Small Business Administration (the "SBA") recently issued new instructions governing the draw request (a "Draw Request") that small business


SBA policy change regarding buyouts of SBICs with outstanding participating securities leverage
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2011

On January 3, 2011, the SBA announced a new policy governing its approval of buyouts of active SBICs that have outstanding participating securities leverage


SBA requires SBICs to recertify Institutional Investor status
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

On May 16, 2012, the SBA issued Memorandum 2012-1 regarding annual recertification of SBIC Institutional Investors


Track 2 deadline for new SBIC program for early stage investments is June 19, 2012
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2012

On May 1, 2012, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a Federal Register Call Notice inviting fund managers to submit preliminary materials, in the form of the Management Assessment Questionnaire (MAQ), for consideration by the SBA to be licensed as part of the new Early Stage Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program