Join the top legal advisers and policy makers in emerging growth company investment and finance for a day of education and discussion of legislative, regulatory and enforcement issues impacting the emerging growth capital markets. The Growth Capital Summit 2015 offers a comprehensive overview of introduction, implementation and interpretation of regulatory and enforcement policy impacting emerging growth companies.

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The Summit immediately precedes the annual SEC Government-Small Business Capital Formation Forum, providing attendees the opportunity to explore issues of specific relevance to small high-growth companies with the top legal and policy experts in emerging growth capital market. Learn how to incorporate the latest small business finance innovations introduced by the JOBS Act and related legislation into your capital markets practice, and avoid the pitfalls of misinterpretation and non-compliance.

Join us for a full day of pre-forum briefings on the state of legislation, regulation and policy implementation impacting small business finance, led by the premier legal, financial and public policy experts in the emerging growth capital market, so that you can be prepared to fully participate in the next day’s meeting.

What you will learn:

  • JOBS Act implementation: What is the status and impact of rule proposals on Title II, Title III and Title IV?
  • Rule interpretation and enforcement of general solicitation of Reg D Rule 506(c) offerings.
  • Conducting Tier II Reg A+ offerings compliant with state regulatory pre-emption.
  • The SEC review process under Reg A+: Lessons from the early filers.
  • Accredited investor eligibility proposals before the SEC and how they may impact capital formation for small companies.
  • The development of new private secondary markets for Reg A and Reg D securities.
  • Expected impact of the tick size pilot on emerging growth stock trading.
  • SEC enforcement trends impacting microcap and private emerging growth companies, including direct access trading, offshore trading of restricted securities, Section 13 and 16 reporting, the Microcap Task Force, and activist investor “wolf packs”.
  • Status of proposals on primary shelf offering expansion and exchange relief of shelf offering limits.
  • JOBS Act 2.0: Status of legislation for revising and improving the JOBS Act and related securities laws.

Who attends:

  • Securities counsel for investors and executives in emerging growth companies
  • Investors and fund managers active in emerging growth company investment
  • Investment bankers and placement agents active in Reg A and Reg D offerings
  • Emerging growth company executives raising capital
  • Board members and advisers to emerging growth companies
  • Accountants, IR firms, and online portal operators active in emerging growth company finance