FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C., January 4, 2012 – The Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies will hold a public meeting by conference telephone call on Friday, January 6.
The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. EST, and an audio webcast will be available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. The agenda includes discussion of a recommendation to the Commission on relaxing restrictions on general solicitation and advertising of securities offerings that are exempt from registration.
The advisory committee was formed last year to provide a formal mechanism for the Commission to receive advice and recommendations on privately held small businesses and publicly traded companies with a market capitalization less than $250 million.
More information about the SEC's Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies is available at http://www.sec.gov/info/smallbus/acsec.shtml.