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The JOBS Act: Implications for Non-US Issuers

This article outlines key features of the recently-signed Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), which is intended to streamline access to the US capital markets for a range of issuers. Among other developments, the JOBS Act reduces disclosure burdens, eases requirements for initial public offerings for certain companies, relaxes restrictions on communications around securities offerings and increases minimum thresholds for mandatory SEC reporting.