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SEC Announces Date for Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation


Washington D.C., Oct. 3, 2013 —

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it will hold its annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation on November 21 at its Washington D.C. headquarters.

This year’s forum will begin with panel discussions about small business capital formation matters, including implementation of the JOBS Act.  During the afternoon session, participants will work in groups to formulate specific policy recommendations.  The names of panel participants and the full agenda for the forum will be announced at a later date and posted at:

The forum begins at 9 a.m. with the panel discussions, which will be webcast live on the SEC’s website.  The afternoon breakout group sessions will be open to the public and accessible by teleconference, but will not be webcast. Anyone wishing to participate in a breakout group either in person or by teleconference must register online by November 15.

Members of the public are invited to make suggestions for recommendations or topics to be discussed at the forum by e-mailing the SEC’s Office of Small Business Policy at


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