In a global economic climate marked by uncertainty, many
foreign issuers are turning to US capital markets for their
But the US regulatory framework can present a complex and
sometimes confusing prospect, especially for first-time foreign
IFLR has partnered with Latham & Watkins to
publish a book
aimed to help these companies and their advisors navigate the
regulatory landscape when offering securities in the US.
Drawing on their extensive experience advising on US
securities offerings by issuers from Europe, Asia, Latin
America and the Middle East, the book’s authors
provide a practical overview of a wide range of topics.
These include registered offerings, private placements,
financial statement requirements, SEC reporting requirements
and cross-border tender and exchange offers, as well as the
implications of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act,
Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank.
The book –
Accessing the US capital markets from outside the United
States: An overview for foreign private issuers and their
advisors – is available to download for free here.