The March Toward Reform For Emerging Growth Cos.

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 12:52 PM EDT) -- Building on months of momentum in Congress, on March 8, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act by a bipartisan vote of 390-23. A similar bill, S. 1933, has been introduced in the Senate and may be voted on this month. The JOBS Act is intended to address the sharp decline in U.S. public offerings during the last decade and to facilitate capital raising by smaller companies.

The provisions of the JOBS Act will, if enacted, represent a watershed...
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