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Examining Private Market Exemptions as a Barrier to IPOs and Retail Investment

Printed Hearing 116-xx.

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  • H.R. ____, the “Private Securities Transparency and Reform Act” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. ____, To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to submit a report to Congress about private securities offerings [DRAFT]
  • H.R. ____, the “Fair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. ____, the “Crowdfunding Amendments Act” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. 2899, the “Main Street Growth Act”
  • H.R. ____, the “Rare Disease Fund Act” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. ____, the “Family Office Technical Correction Act” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. 609, the “Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales and Brokerage Simplification Act”

Witness List

  • Renee Jones, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, Boston College Law School
  • Elisabeth de Fontenay, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
  • Mike Pieciak, President, North American Securities Administrators Association, and Vermont Commissioner of Financial Regulation, Vermont Department of Financial Regulation
  • Dr. Andrew Lo, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management
  • Douglas Ellenoff, Partner, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP


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