POLL: the changing face of capital raising

Author: John Crabb | Published: 28 Aug 2018

The revamped Jobs Act is designed to rejuvenate IPOs, but will it work?

If passed by the Senate, would the Jobs Act 3.0 be able to invigorate the US IPO market in a way that the original failed to do?

IFLR publishes its monthly poll question on iflr.com and Linkedin group page iflr.com/LinkedIn. Throughout the month, IFLR’s editorial team gather the responses and interview selected respondents. The next poll is online now.

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) was originally passed in the Obama era to reinvigorate public funding of small and medium sized companies in the US. It addressed capital formation, disclosure, and registration requirement rules, and there were high hopes it would kick the struggling US initial public offering market (IPO) into better shape.

In May 2017, looking at this very topic, IFLR surveyed the market to ask what the...