08:00 AM

Murrow, White, and Lisagor Rooms

Registration, Breakfast & Coffee

Registration and badge pickup, breakfast and coffee served.

08:45 AM

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Welcome Remarks

Welcome to the Summit, introduction of speakers and panels.

08:50 AM

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The New Era of Public Venture Capital: Status Report on the Reg A+ and Solicited Reg D Offerings Markets

by Ford Ladd, SEC Law Firm  , Christopher Tyrrell, Offerboard  , Sara Hanks, Crowdcheck  , David Feldman, Duane Morris  , Ele Klein, Schulte Roth & Zabel  ,

Update on the Reg A and Reg D 506(c) markets: filing and capital raising activity, issuer participation, discussion of Reg A+ and 506(c) offering preparation and execution, and a discussion of the SEC review and comment process. pdf-download-icon_50px  
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09:45 AM

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Current Legislative and Regulatory Agenda for the Emerging Growth Capital Market

by Charles Crain, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)  , David Burton, The Heritage Foundation  , DJ Paul, CFIRA  , Mark Wood, Katten Muchin Rosenman  ,

An update and discussion of the state of rulemaking and legislative proposals impacting small company capital formation, including JOBS Act 2.0 and Title III; challenges by the states to Reg A+ pre-emption; accredited investor criteria and verification; finders rules; tick size pilot program implementation.
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11:00 AM

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Securities Enforcement Trends in the Emerging Growth Capital Market

by Tom Sporkin, BuckleySandler  , Jacob Frenkel, Shulman Rogers  , George Kostolampros, Dentons  ,

JOBS Act and microcap-related enforcement activity by regulators and prosecutors impacting small high-growth companies, including offshore unregistered stock sales, Section 3(a)10 financing schemes; Section 16(b) sweep of activist funds; cases involving the JOBS Act; agency administrative court proceedings. pdf-download-icon_50px
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12:00 PM

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12:30 PM

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01:30 PM

Online Deal Platforms: Reg D or Reg A+?

by Mark Roderick, Flaster Greenberg  , Allen Shayanfekr, Sharestates  , Ron Miller, StartEngine  , Jim Raper, Wealthforge  , Bjorn Hall, Fundrise  ,

The new methods of capital formation promulgated by the JOBS Act offer capital-hungry emerging growth companies several choices to consider when structuring their capital raises. Several leading online offering platform operators will discuss which crowdfinance structures are best suited for issuers depending on their business and capital needs.
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02:25 PM

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Developing a Secondary Market for Reg A+ Securities

by Brett Johnson, OneMedMarket  , David Weild, Weild & Co.  , Scott Purcell, FundAmerica  , Cromwell Coulson, OTC Markets Group  ,

Listing Reg A+ shares on the OTCQB; Is a separate venture exchange for Reg A shares needed? Marketmakers, the DTC, and research.
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03:30 PM

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Integrating Reg A+ and Title II Crowdfinance into Your Capital Strategy

by Brian Korn, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips  , Mark Elenowitz, BANQ  , Lou Bevilacqua, Digital Offering & Bevilacqua PLLC  ,

Reg A and the "mini-IPO". Secondary Reg A offerings vs. Title II Reg D placements. The role of private venture capital. Moving from Reg A to S-1 registration.
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04:25 PM

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Uplisting to an Exchange: Criteria and Strategies for Emerging Growth Companies

by Maggie Chou, OTC Markets Group  , Jon Weiner, Katten Muchin Rosenman  , Spencer Feldman, Olshan Frome & Wolosky  ,

First steps: qualifying for the OTCQB; upgrading to the QX. Preparing and executing an exchange uplisting to Nasdaq Capital Market or NYSE MKT. Options for Canadian issuers.
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05:30 PM

Zenger Room

Networking Reception

Join us for networking, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.