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SEC passes final rules implementing JOBS Act amendments to Regulation D
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

On July 10, 2013, the SEC voted 4-1 to approve final rules, which included the adoption of new subsection (c) to SEC Rule 506 of Regulation D under


Responding to investor concerns regarding human rights impacts
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA, Global
  • May 20 2013

Increasingly, companies will face explicit demands from investors, especially members of the socially responsible investor community, that they


JOBS Act client alert Rules 506 of Regulation D and 144A
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2012

The JOBS Act (the “Act”), signed into law on April 5, 2012, promises to have a significant impact on two popular exemptions to registration of securities under federal securities laws.


The JOBS Act: implications for private fund advisers
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2012

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which includes many regulatory changes aimed at relaxing hurdles to capital raising activities of start-up companies and other small businesses.


JOBS Act small company capital formation Regulation A
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2012

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the JOBS Act, the culmination of a bipartisan effort by Congress to ease restrictions on capital raising that have affected and guided companies and investors for decades.


Crowdfunding: a new way to raise capital or a cut-back in investor protection?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2012

“Crowdsourcing” and “crowdfunding” have become popular terms for harnessing the power of the “crowd” (that is, the general public) to solve problems.


Massachusetts Securities Division adopts new investment adviser regulations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

The Massachusetts Securities Division (the “Division”) has adopted new regulations related to the registration of investment advisers.


New registration requirements for Cayman Islands Master Funds
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Cayman Islands
  • February 3 2012

As the result of a recent amendment to the Cayman Islands Mutual Funds Law, master funds formed in the Cayman Islands may be required to register with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).


Qualified small business - 100 tax exemption set to expire at year end
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

In 2010, Congress enacted legislation which could provide investors who acquire qualified small business stock (“QSBS”) before the end of 2011 with a significant tax benefit.


New form SLT reporting requirements in effect for certain investment advisers
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2011

Effective September 30, 2011, the new Treasury International Capital (TIC) Form SLT is required to be filed by certain custodians, investment managers and investors.