How do you Spell Relief? W-O-R-M/W-U-L-F-F: SEC Proposes Permitting Rule 144 Availability for Shell Shares After Merger!

The 114 page SEC proposal on Rule 144 changes, in addition to the 65-page Form S-3 proposals, have now hit the SEC’s website. The Rule 144 proposal was posted yesterday. Let’s break out the champagne! I have great news that was not discussed when the staff summarized the new proposals at an SEC hearing a ...

The New Phone Book's Here! The New Phone Book's Here!

No I am not going crazy. I just love the old Steve Martin movie, “The Jerk,” where he gets all excited when he discovers on his front stoop is his brand new Yellow Pages. I had a similar exciting reaction when I saw the first of the full proposals on the SEC website yesterday. You ...

Reverse Merger Conference, SEC

Greetings from warm and sunny San Francisco where DealFlow Media’s Reverse Merger Conference is winding down. The conference was fabulous and included almost 350 attendees. Here are a few random tidbits I gleaned from some of the reports and panels: 1. Things are good and getting better, especially with the new SEC small public company ...

Hope to See You All This Week

Blogees- I am off to San Francisco on Tuesday to attend the Reverse Merger Conference sponsored by DealFlow Media. If you hadn’t planned to and can make it at the last minute, it is both money and travel time well spent, as they expect hundreds of the leading figures in the RM and smallcap world ...

A Worldwide Phenomenon

As we await the full disclosure of the SEC’s proposals, your humble blogger has been happily surprised to see a sudden and dramatic increase in visits to this site. Thanks so much! To give you a sense, in just the last month, blogees have come from Riyadh, Bangkok, Moscow, Shanghai, Milan, Taiwan, Tokyo, Seoul, Nairobi, ...

Full SEC Proposals Coming

Watch this week for the full text of most of the six major smaller public company rule proposals from the SEC (keep checking http://www.sec.gov/rules/proposed.shtml, or just wait until I report shortly thereafter). As we know, only brief summaries of the key aspects of the proposals were discussed in an SEC open hearing on May 23, ...