Private Placements: A Primer

A private equity offering or “private placement” of securities is the process of offering and selling securities to prospective investors without first registering the securities with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). In a private placement, a...

Effective February 24, 2014: New Higher Thresholds Under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976

Certain threshold limits under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act) will be increased, effective February 24, 2014. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is required to revise the thresholds annually based on the change in gross...