In remarks at the "Going Public in the 2020s" Conference, SEC Commissioner Mark T. Uyeda decried the decline in the number of companies going public and made several recommendations for reversing the trend, particularly for smaller companies, which he said would benefit Main Street investors.
In a position paper, SIFMA and the accounting firm Ernst and Young assessed the current state of corporate action announcement and dissemination policies in the United States and called for more industry standardization.
In remarks at the 40th Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation, SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce outlined recommendations on facilitating capital formation.
At a meeting of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, SEC Commissioners offered recommendations to improve access to capital for underrepresented founders and investors.
An SEC proposal to amend rules and forms that would "mitigate the risk of unregistered distributions in connection with sales of market-adjustable securities" was published in the Federal Register.