Corporate Finance and the Securities Laws

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Aspen Publishers, Jan 1, 2004 - Law - 1091 pages
The highly anticipated Third Edition of Corporate Finance & the Securities Laws is a fully updated version of this classic work by two premier experts in the world of corporate finance. the book explains the legal environment in which capital markets transactions take place as well as explaining the transactions themselves and how professionals can manage the transaction and get it done.Some highlights in the Third Edition are:Underwriting practicesThe registration and distribution processPrivate placementsShelf registrationsInternational financeCommercial paperInnovative financial productsAnd asset-backed securities
The Third Edition also includes updates on many important developments in corporate finance, including:New standards for IPO allocationsThe reduced role of analysts in securities offerings driven by reforms separating the interaction of research analysts and the investment bankers who bring in new businessAn updated look at MD&A (Management Discussion & Analysis)A new chapter focusing on asset-backed securitiesSarbanes-Oxley's effects on disclosure requirements and due diligenceThe growing trend of On-line offeringsDealing with 'gun-jumping' problemsElectronic delivery of offering documentsNew emphasis on financial statement due diligenceNew NASD corporate financing ruleNew NASD rule on retention of new issues (formerly the 'hot issue' rule)Exiting the SEC reporting systemInnovative financing techniques and the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000Short sales and equity derivativesInnovations in convertible, exchangeable and equity-linked securitiesAmended Rule 10b-18And more

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Dr. Charles J. Johnson's quest for adventure has taken him to 65 countries and the world's most exotic places. "Reunion Promise" is a fusion of fiction with his global travel, experiences in African diamonds, and his coming-of-age romance among the vineyards of Northern California. He has lived in Australia, Botswana (Africa), California, Hawaii, Maryland, and Virginia.

Joseph McLaughlin is a professor of sociology and urban studies at Saint Peter's College. He served as director of the graduate program in education from 1992 until 1998 and was a member of the education department for 20 years. Both McLaughlin (class of 1977) and his father (class of 1943) are graduates of Saint Peter's. Thomas Matteo is an associate professor of business administration. Prior to his appointment to Saint Peter's College, he served in a number of senior executive corporate positions, including corporate executive officer and president. In addition to his duties at Saint Peter's, he also serves as the public historian for Staten Island, New York.

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