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43rd Annual Securities Regulation Institute

Posted in Events, SEC News

On Monday, January 25, 2016, and Wednesday, January 27, 2016, Morrison & Foerster Partners David Lynn and Marty Dunn will chair sessions at the 43rd Annual Securities Regulation Institute in Coronado, CA. One of the most visible and highly-regarded securities and corporate law conferences in the country, the Securities Regulation Institute reaches prominent attorneys from both… Continue Reading

ALI CLE Seminar: Regulation D Offerings and Private Placements…Plus New Options for Exempt Offerings

Posted in Crowdfunding, Events, Private Placements, Regulation A+, Regulation D, Rule 144A, Rule 506

On Thursday, March 10, Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12, 2016, Morrison & Foerster Partner Marty Dunn will speak at the American Law Institute’s “Regulation D Offerings and Private Placements…Plus New Options for Exempt Offerings” conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mr. Dunn will participate in several panels, including: “Conceptual, Statutory, and Regulatory Background and Structure;”… Continue Reading

PLI Webcast: Financings in Close Proximity to Acquisitions

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On January 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. EST, Morrison & Foerster Partners James Tanenbaum and Anna Pinedo will lead a PLI webcast entitled “Financings in Close Proximity to Acquisitions.” Often, public companies would like to raise capital in connection with a proposed acquisition. Depending upon the significance of the acquisition, its probability, and the timing of… Continue Reading

PLI Webcast: FAST Act Securities Law Provisions

Posted in EGCs, Events, IPO On-Ramp, JOBS Act News

On December 16, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. EST, Morrison & Foerster Partners David Lynn and Anna Pinedo will lead a PLI webcast entitled “FAST Act Securities Law Provisions.”  The recently adopted FAST Act amends certain provisions of the JOBS Act, the Securities Act, and the Exchange Act.  In this one-hour webcast, speakers will discuss: The… Continue Reading

Complimentary Seminar: Finding the Right Capital Raising Tool

Posted in Biotech, Events, IPO On-Ramp, Private Placements, Public Companies, Venture Capital

On December 15, 2015, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Morrison & Foerster will present a complimentary seminar titled “Finding the Right Capital Raising Tool”. Identifying the right capital-raising tool for a company depends on a number of different factors.  Understanding the alternatives and their best uses will be the focus of our discussion.  Morrison & Foerster Partners… Continue Reading

Complimentary Seminar: Financing the Acquisition

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On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Morrison & Foerster Partners James Tanenbaum and Anna Pinedo will discuss the various considerations for SEC reporting companies considering a capital raise to finance a proposed acquisition, including the following: Assessing probability and materiality of a proposed acquisition; Other disclosure considerations; Pro forma financial statement requirements; Financing pursuant to an… Continue Reading

Compliance Reporter December Breakfast Briefing

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The Compliance Reporter’s December Breakfast Briefing will take place on Wednesday, December 2nd in New York, New York. The event will be held at The Lambs Club and will be centered on offering the latest practical advice for chief compliance officers at broker/dealers and investment managers on avoiding the pitfalls and keeping your firm safe…. Continue Reading

Complimentary Teleconference: Too Many Exempt Offering Choices?

Posted in Crowdfunding, Events, IPO On-Ramp, Regulation A+, Rule 506

On November 16, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. EST, Morrison & Foerster Partners David Lynn and Anna Pinedo will lead a teleconference on exempt offering choices available to issuers. Now that the final Regulation Crowdfunding has been released, all of the new offering formats contemplated by the JOBS Act will be available to issuers. Of course,… Continue Reading

PLI Seminar: Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2015

Posted in Crowdfunding, Events, Private Placements, Regulation A+, Regulation D, Rule 144A

PLI’s Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2015 conference on December 17-18, 2015, will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange… Continue Reading

PLI Seminar: Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2015

Posted in Events, Private Placements, Regulation A+, Regulation D, Rule 144A

PLI’s Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2015 conference on October 26-27, 2015, presents an expert faculty of leading practitioners and regulators as they discuss and analyze the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings.  They will address the changes to private and exempt offerings brought about by the JOBS Act, including matchmaking platforms,… Continue Reading

West LegalEdcenter Webinar: Foreign Issuers Doing IPOs in the US

Posted in Events, IPO On-Ramp

On Wednesday, October 21, Morrison & Foerster Partner Ze’-ev D. Eiger will host a West LegalEdcenter webinar entitled “Foreign Issuers Doing IPOs in the US”. Foreign issuers seeking to diversify their financing opportunities may consider doing an IPO in the U.S. as the U.S. capital markets remain among the deepest and most active equity markets… Continue Reading

NYCBA Event: How to do an IPO

Posted in Events, IPO On-Ramp

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Morrison & Foerster Partner Anna Pinedo will speak on a panel entitled “The Basics of IPOs” at the New York City Bar Association’s “How to do an IPO” event.  This event will cover necessary requirements for successful implementation of Initial Public Offerings. The program will provide invaluable, in-depth information regarding… Continue Reading

Complimentary Teleconference: Up-C IPO Tax Considerations

Posted in Events, IPO On-Ramp, Tax

On October 20, 2015, at 12:00 pm EST, Morrison & Foerster Partners Thomas Humphreys and Remmelt Reigersman will lead a teleconference on the Tax Considerations of Up-C IPOs. The IPO market is humming along and so is the use of “Up-C” structures. Under the right circumstances, an Up-C structure has the potential to deliver significant economic… Continue Reading

Private Company Breakfast Seminar

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On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, Morrison & Foerster Partners Anna Pinedo and David Lynn will be joined by Annemarie Tierney, Head of Strategy, NASDAQ Private Market and Rob Malin, VP of Sales, NASDAQ Private Market to present the Private Company Breakfast Seminar. The session, which will be held at NASDAQ MarketSite in New York, New… Continue Reading

Complimentary Teleconference: Final SEC CEO Pay-Ratio Rule

Posted in Events, SEC News

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, Morrison & Foerster Partners David M. Lynn and Scott Lesmes will lead a teleconference entitled “Final SEC CEO Pay-Ratio Rule”.  On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission, in a 3-2 vote, adopted a final CEO pay-ratio rule, which requires public companies to disclose the ratio of the compensation of… Continue Reading

Complimentary Teleconference: Canadian Issuers and Regulation A+

Posted in Events, Regulation A+

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Morrison & Foerster Partner Anna Pinedo will be joined by Blake, Cassels & Graydon Partner Pamela Hughes to present “Canadian Issues and Regulation A+”.  On June 19, 2015, the Regulation A+ rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission became effective. Regulation A+ provides an important capital-raising alternative for private… Continue Reading

PLI Conference: Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2015

Posted in Events, Private Placements

On July 23-24, 2015, Practising Law Institute will be hosting their 2015 conference titled “Understanding Securities Laws”. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities… Continue Reading

Complimentary Teleconference: Structuring Your Regulation A+ Offering

Posted in Events, Regulation A+

On April 14, 2015, at 1:00 pm EST, Morrison & Foerster Partners Marty Dunn, David Lynn and Anna Pinedo will lead a teleconference on structuring Regulation A+ offerings. Now that the Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted final rules amending Regulation A, issuers, venture and private equity investors and financial intermediaries may want to consider a Regulation… Continue Reading

Complimentary Seminar: Choreographing Your Financings

Posted in Biotech, Events, Intellectual Property, IPO On-Ramp, Private Placements, Public Companies

On May 5th, 2015, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Morrison & Foerster will present a complimentary seminar titled “Choreographing Your Financings”. For intellectual property-based companies, like technology and life science companies, planning your financing strategy is essential. Timing your financings in light of upcoming product announcements or design wins, milestones, or trial results may often be… Continue Reading

PLI Webinar: Capital-Raising using Regulation A+

Posted in Events, Regulation A+

On April 6, 2015, at 1:00 pm EST, Morrison & Foerster Partners Anna Pinedo and David Lynn, and Zachary O. Fallon, Special Counsel, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (invited), will participate in a PLI Webinar on capital-raising using Regulation A+.  On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously… Continue Reading

Complimentary Teleconference: Digital Wallets, Mobile Payments and the CFPB’s Prepaid Proposal

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Join Morrison & Foerster on February 5, 2015 for a teleconference on Digital Wallets, Mobile Payments and the CFPB’s Prepaid Proposal.  This session, which will be led by Partner Obrea Pointdexter, and Associates Jeremy Mandell, James Nguyen and Ryan Rogers, will discuss the CFPB’s Proposed Rule and how it could apply to digital wallet products and… Continue Reading

The Growth Capital Summit

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On November 19, 2014, join Morrison & Foerster for an afternoon of pre-SEC small business forum briefings on the state of legislation, regulation and policy implementation impacting small business finance at the 2014 Growth Capital Summit. Partner David Lynn will be participating on a panel entitled “JOBS Act: Title II Implementation” and Partner Anna Pinedo… Continue Reading

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Forum

Posted in Events, SEC News

The SEC recently announced that the annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation will be held on November 20th at the SEC in Washington.  The morning session of the forum will feature panel discussions on the definition of an accredited investor and secondary market liquidity for securities of small businesses. During the afternoon session,… Continue Reading

Complimentary Seminar: Communications Rules and Public Companies

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Join Morrison & Foerster on October 28, 2014 for our Communications Rules and Public Companies seminar, a part of our MoFo Classics Series. During this session, we will focus on the existing communications safe harbors under the Securities Act available to private companies contemplating an IPO or other financing and those available to seasoned public companies…. Continue Reading