Katayun I. Jaffari, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Christopher A. White, Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Matthew T. Corrado, Associate, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC


Ms. Jaffari and Ms. Stadelman will present at this overview of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, signed into law on April 5, 2012. The JOBS Act is a measure intended to improve the access to private and public capital by startups and smaller business. The program will include a discussion of the loosened disclosure obligations for a new class of public companies created by the JOBS Act called emerging growth companies; a review of "crowdfunding," a new form of capital raising; and an overview of other changes to the securities regulations. Attendees will also hear from industry experts on the market reactions to the JOBS Act and what it may mean. 

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