On May 16, Taft attorneys Bridget C. Hoffman, Arthur F. McMahon, III and Brandi N. Weekley presented a 90-minute CLE webinar titled "Regulation A and Regulation D: Evolving Securities Exemptions for Private Placement Offerings” for Strafford Publications, Inc. Key topics included:
- What are the different reporting obligations in Tier 1 and Tier offerings under Reg A+?
- What are the conditions imposed under the FAST Act rules to allow for private resales without registration?
- How have recent CDIs impacted post-qualification amendments under Reg A?
- How have CDIs impacted Reg D generally, and what further exemptions would come from the HALOS Act?
Hoffman is a partner in the firm's Business & Finance group. She provides assistance with clients’ preparation of proxy statements and periodic reports under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; advice concerning disclosure, corporate governance, FCPA and other compliance matters, Sections 13 and 16 and insider trading matters; broker-dealer and investment advisor regulation; banking regulation and work with derivatives, including interest rate swaps and repurchase agreements. She also assists public and private company clients in general corporate matters, including private placements of securities, secured and unsecured financings and venture capital transactions.
McMahon is a partner in the firm’s Business & Finance group. He advises boards of directors and senior management of public companies on corporate governance and securities matters, including internal and governmental investigations, accounting restatements, FCPA and other anti-corruption matters, major business combinations and compliance with SEC and stock exchange requirements. His practice also involves corporate finance transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, and counseling companies in connection with general corporate and transactional matters.
Weekley is an associate in the firm's Business & Finance group. Her practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions. She counsels private equity funds, venture capital funds and emerging growth companies on all aspects of acquisitions, dispositions, capital formation and private placements. She also has a wide range of experience with structuring and consummating complex early-stage and growth-stage capital formation transactions, from convertible note and series seed financings to later stage and follow-on investment transactions. Weekley also has experience with corporate organization, governance and general corporate matters.