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LawCast translates the complexities of corporate and securities law into understandable language. LawCast expounds on FINRA compliance, going public, direct public offerings, SEC reporting requirements, due diligence of public shells, S-1 registration statements, OTC listing requirements, DTC chills and virtually every other aspect of corporate and securities law.

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LawCast translates the complexities of corporate and securities law into understandable language. LawCast expounds on FINRA compliance, going public, direct public offerings, SEC reporting requirements, due diligence of public shells, S-1 registration statements, OTC listing requirements, DTC chills and virtually every other aspect of corporate and securities law.

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    Are SPACs Shell Companies?

    Are SPACs Shell Companies?

    Are SPACs Shell Companies? SPACs are, by nature, “shell companies” as defined by the federal securities laws. Accordingly, SPACs have all the same limitations as other shell companies, including, but not limited to: A SPAC is an ineligible issuer that is not entitled to use a free writing prospectus in its IPO or subsequent offerings Read the full article...

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    The SPAC IPO Process

    The SPAC IPO Process

    The SPAC IPO Process- The SPAC IPO process is the same as any other IPO process. That is, the SPAC files a registration statement on Form S-1 that is subject to a comment, review, and amend process until the SEC clears comments and declares the registration statement effective. Concurrent with the S-1 process, the SPAC Read the full article...

    • 4 min
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    Background On SPACs

    Background On SPACs

    A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, or other business combination transaction with an unidentified target. Generally, SPACs are formed by sponsors who believe that their experience and reputation will facilitate a successful business combination and public company. SPACs are often sponsored by investment Read the full article...

    • 4 min
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    SPAC IPOs A Sign Of Impending M&A Opportunities

    SPAC IPOs A Sign Of Impending M&A Opportunities

    The last time I wrote about special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in July 2018, I noted that SPACs had been growing in popularity, raising more money in 2017 than in any year since the last financial crisis (see HERE).  Not only has the trend continued, but the Covid-19 crisis, while temporarily dampening other aspects of the IPO market, has caused Read the full article...

    • 5 min
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    S-3 Eligibility – Part 2

    S-3 Eligibility – Part 2

    S-3 Eligibility- Part 2 – Today is the continuation of a LawCast series talking about S-3 eligibility. Instruction 1.B.1 sets for the requirements for primary offerings. Form S-3 can be used for primary offerings of a company whose market value of voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates is $75 million or more, including Read the full article...

    • 9 min
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    S-3 Eligibility

    S-3 Eligibility

    S-3 Eligibility- Today is the first of a LawCast series talking about S-3 eligibility. The ability to use an S-3 registration statement is significant for exchange traded companies. An S-3 allows forward incorporation by reference and can be used for a shelf registration allowing current market pricing of shelf take-downs, among other benefits. S-3 eligibility Read the full article...

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