Review How SEC Reg. A Rules for Offerings up to $50 million Will Lower Issuer Costs of Capital

Date & Time: Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

CLE Credit: No

Event Description
This seminar will allow participants to discuss potential comments for the proposed Regulation A rules that will allow companies to seek up to $50M per year at lower costs of capital. Karen Wiedemann and Zac Fallon, who drafted the proposed rules, will review how issuers may use the proposed rules for offerings up to $50M and the areas where the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeks comment. Anna Pinedo, who took a leading role in drafting the American Bar Association (ABA) Comment Letter, Ford C. Ladd, and Craig Miller with Grant Thornton LLP will present additional materials on proposed costs of compliance, other forms of scaled disclosure, comparative advantages of Reg. A over Reg. D and other public offerings. Written materials and an agenda will be provided.

This luncheon program is sponsored by the Small and Emerging Business Committee of the Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, in cosponsorship with the Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section, Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice Section, and the Law Practice Management Section.

**This program is offered in a live teleconference format.

Please note: Teleconference information will be e-mailed to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

Morrison Foerster
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 6th Floor
(Foggy Bottom Metro Station)
Washington DC 20006

Contact Information
Phone: 202-626-3463
Fax: 202-824-1877

  • Zachary O. Fallon, Special Counsel, SEC, Division of Corporation Finance, Office of Small Business Policy

  • Craig Miller, Partner, National Professional Practice, Director, Grant Thornton LLP

  • Anna T. Pinedo, Partner, Morrison & Foerster (NY), ABA Federal Regulation of Securities Committee

  • Karen Wiedemann, Attorney Fellow, SEC, Division of Corporation Finance, Office of Small Business Policy

  • Ford C. Ladd, Chair, Small & Emerging Growth Business Committee, D.C. Bar


**Teleconference (Info. will be e-mailed)