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JOBS Act -- Will It Make Capital More Accessible for My Business?

After being approved by Congress with wide bipartisan support, on April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act"). The JOBS Act is an amalgamation of various bills the combined impact of which is intended to provide entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses increased access to the capital markets while at the same time provide average investors increased investment opportunities. The JOBS Act considerably alters the regulations surrounding public and private security offerings and, for certain issuers with revenues of less than $1 billion, reduces the burden of certain periodic reporting obligations.

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