August 10, 2020

Capital Formation in the COVID-19 Era

Capital Formation in the COVID-19 Era

August 10, 2020

As capital market conditions, regulation and legislation evolve at an historic pace in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, this In the Know program will present the latest that lawyers and their business clients must know to access capital in the new regulatory regime that governs capital access. Actions by federal regulators and Congress since the onset of the pandemic have transformed the ground rules for the marketplace: Congress enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion economic relief package; The Federal Reserve created ten new liquidity facilities for a vast range of entities hit by the pandemic; The SEC proposed new rules to expand aspects of exempt offerings and recently announced temporary amendments to Regulation Crowdfunding that would expedite offerings by impacted companies. The discussion will focus on the most timely and topical developments in capital markets regulation from a practitioner’s standpoint.

Panelists:

  • Brian Castro (moderator), U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC
  • Gary Ross, Ross Law Group PLLC, New York, NY
  • Katelynn Bradley, Brown, Hyatt, Farber, and Schreck, Washington, DC
  • Nareg Sagherian, FTI Consulting Inc., Washington, DC

Presented by: Federal Regulation of Securities Committee and Middle Market and Small Business Committee

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