Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act
On April 5, 2012, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama. The Act required the SEC to write rules and issue studies on capital formation, disclosure, and registration requirements. This page provides links to the rulemakings and studies required by the JOBS Act, as well as links to FAQs and other useful information related to each of the JOBS Act titles.
Emerging Growth Companies (Title I)
Access to Capital for Job Creators (Title II)
Crowdfunding (Title III)
Regulation A (Title IV)
Exchange Act Registration and Deregistration (Titles V–VI)
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Rulemaking and Reports
Eliminating the Prohibition Against General Solicitation and General Advertising in Rule 506 and Rule 144A Offerings
Proposed Amendments to Regulation D, Form D and Rule 156 under the Securities Act
- Press Release and Fact Sheet
- July 10, 2013
- Section 108 Report to Congress on Review of Disclosure Requirements in Regulation S-K
December 20, 2013
- Section 504 Report to Congress
October 16, 2012
- Section 106 Report to Congress on Decimalization
July 20, 2012
On February 5, 2013 the SEC hosted a Decimalization Roundtable to examine the impact of decimal-based stock prices on small and mid-sized companies.
Information for Investors
"Outline of Dodd-Frank Act and JOBS Act" Speech by Lori Schock, Director, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy
June 9, 2012