The SEC’s recently released rulemaking agenda (see: includes a number of matters that will affect capital formation.  For example, the agenda references as priorities modernization of disclosures for mining registrants, amendments to the smaller reporting company definition, finalizing certain proposed changes to Regulation S-K and S-X to remove outdated requirements, Industry Guide 3 changes for bank holding company disclosures, Regulation S-X related changes, and amendments to implement the recommendations in the FAST Act study.

A few items of interest to readers of this blog were moved to the long-term action items.  These include amendments to the accredited investor definition, extending the ability to test-the-waters to companies that are not EGCs, and the broader disclosure effectiveness related amendments to Regulation S-K.