Tag Archives: SEC Reporting

Semiannual Reporting Would Benefit SmallCap Companies the Most

A recent Wall Street Journal article by Tatyana Shumsky discusses how a “Move to Semiannual Reporting Would Benefit Small Companies the Most.” Last month, President Trump asked federal regulators to look into changing quarterly reporting requirements for public companies to semiannual requirements. In a mid August, President Trump tweeted “In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders, I asked what

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NPC World Services Helps Non-Reporting Companies Simplify OTC Disclosure Documents

Sponsored Many small public companies listed on the OTC Markets do not file with the SEC. Instead, they make periodic filings available through OTCMarkets.com. Filings under OTC Markets’ Alternative Reporting Standard can be complex and time consuming to complete, especially for very small public companies with limited resources. Experienced small public company CEOs & CFOs save time and money by having

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OTC Markets Group Applauds Expansion of Regulation A+ for SEC Reporting Companies

OTC Markets Group Inc. issued a press release yesterday applauding the May 24, 2018 enactment of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S.2155), which includes key legislation expanding Regulation A+ to SEC reporting companies. Regulation A+ allows small companies to raise up to $50 million online, transparently and directly from the public without the extensive cost burden

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New Law Allows SEC Reporting Companies to use Regulation A+

Last week, President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which orders the SEC to allow reporting companies to use Regulation A+ (among other things). Previously, companies that were subject to SEC reporting requirements could not use Regulation A to raise capital.  That means all companies on the Nasdaq and NYSE, and SEC reporting companies on the

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Micro-cap, Macro Problem: The MicroCap Image Problem & Tips To Fix It [Guest Post]

Guest Post By: Gregg Castano  When most relatively knowledgeable investors think of the term “micro-cap”, the first word that comes to mind is “risk”. These companies, by definition, have low market capitalizations, but also low trading volume, limited assets and often no track record, operations, revenues or fully developed and tested products. These myriad factors can combine into a toxic mix

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Houses Passes Improving Access to Capital Act to Allow SEC Reporting Issuers To Use Reg A+

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives approved the ‘Improving Access to Capital Act’ (HR 2864). The legislation will expand the usage of Regulation A+, to SEC fully reporting companies. Regulation A+  was created by the JOBS Act of 2012 and may be used by crowdfunding issuers to raise up to $50 million in a “mini-IPO” type offer. Initially, Reg A+ was

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In First Public Speech, SEC Chairman Discusses Importance of IPO Market

  Jay Clayton gave his first public speech on Wednesday as Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, telling the Economic Club of New York that he’s in charge of an agency that has much more discretion over its agenda than his predecessor, Mary Jo White. In his speech, Clayton focused on disclosure overload and the unintended consequences of overregulation for hampering capital formation. In particular,

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Reg A+ May Soon Be Available for SEC Reporting Public Companies

HR 2864 (aka; the Improving Access to Capital Act), a bill sponsored by House Representatives Kyrsten Sinema and Trey Hollingsworth, seeks to expand Reg A+ access to “fully reporting” public companies. There is no clear reason why Reg A+ is not currently available to SEC reporting issuers. Private issuers and non SEC reporting public issuers, like those traded on the OTC PINK tier, can use Reg

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