• WSJ article outlines proposal for simplified rules to raise capital

     The Wall St. Journal reports on a proposal to simplify rules for U.S. private companies to raise funds and easing constraints on issuing shares.   The review by the SEC and disclosed in a letter from the SEC's Chairman Mary Schapiro to Rep. Darrell Issa (R. Ca.), House Oversight Committee Chairman outlined steps being taken by the SEC to review all rules which constrain raising funds for privately held U.S. companies.   The concern among smaller high tech firms is that the current rules limit the amount of funds that they can raise without having to perform a complete financial disclosure.   The number initial private offerings in the United States has fallen to 130 a year from an average of 503 during the high-tech IPO boom of the...
    Michael Gibson | 2011-04-08 | Project Funding | read more
  • Risk Management Article

     This is a risk management article Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source. Lorem Ipsum comes from sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of "de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum" (The Extremes of Good and Evil) by Cicero, written in 45 BC. This book is a treatise on the theory of ethics, very popular during the Renaissance. The first line of Lorem Ipsum, "Lorem ipsum dolor sit...
    Michael Gibson | 2011-04-08 | Risk Management | read more