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Virtual Hearing - Going Public: SPACs, Direct Listings, Public Offerings, and the Need for Investor Protections

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  • H.R. ____, to amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to exclude certain special purpose acquisition companies from safe harbor for forward-looking statements, and for other purposes.

Witness List

  • Stephen Deane, Senior Director of Legislative and Regulatory Outreach, CFA Institute
  • Andrew Park, Senior Policy Analyst, Americans for Financial Reform
  • Usha Rodrigues, Professor & M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law, University of Georgia School of Law
  • Scott Kupor, Investing Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Hearing Video


    Webcast of the Hearing


    • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
    • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
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