SEC Rule 144A: The Rule Heard Round the Globe—or the Sounds of Silence?
Lawrence R. Seidman, 47(1): 333–54 (Nov. 1991)
On April 23, 1990, the SEC adopted rule 144A to facilitate the transfer of private placement securities among institutional investors by providing less restrictive resale provisions than existed under the regulatory framework at that time. This Comment focuses on the regulatory and capital market framework leading to rule 144A's adoption and explores the rule's success or failure to date. The Comment concludes with some suggested changes to the rule in order that it may serve more effectively its intended purpose.
No Registration Opinions Special Report
Subcommittee on Securities Law Opinions, committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, ABA Section of Business Law, 63(1): 187–194 (November 2007)
Negative Assurance in Securities Offerings (2008 Revision)
Report of the Subcommittee on Securities Law Opinions, committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, ABA Section of Business Law, 64(2): 395-410 (February 2009)