The SEC recently provided some data on registered offerings by foreign issuers, noting that

  • In 2013, there were approximately 50 new foreign registrants;
  • Since the passage of the JOBS Act, there have been over 100 foreign private issuers making confidential submissions to the SEC;
  • Over half of these submissions resulted in public filings of registration statements;
  • Approximately 50% of the draft submissions since the JOBS Act was adopted include financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS.